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Dr. Emily Altman
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Pregnancy Rash (Definition)

pregnancy rash is merely a description, not a diagnosis. however, there are some rashes that only happen during pregnancy such as Puppp (Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) which can happen during the mid trimester and be very itchy. it can be treated ...Read more


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Is skin discoloration due to eczema cause by steroids or long term scratching?How do I remove skin discoloration without hurting my skin?

Is skin discoloration due to eczema cause by steroids or long term scratching?How do I remove skin discoloration without hurting my skin?

Steroids: Steroids can cause skin discoloration if you use incorrect potency for certain areas.Darker skin are more prone to have skin discoloration. Be sure to see a doctor to get proper potency cream/ointment for certain areas.Of rash. With long term scratching, your skin can get thickening , may .Leave scar, longer to respond., so try not to scratch if you can.With time, discoloration can get better. ...Read more

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Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Can scratching from eczema cause bruising?

Yes: If you scratch an area you can get it bruised. Aspirin and other anticoagulant medications can also cause bruising. Eczema in general does not bruise, however people do get hyperpigmentation after the eczema has resolved. ...Read more

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Can scratching skin allergies cause permanent skin damage?

Can scratching skin allergies cause permanent skin damage?

Possible, unlikely: Chronic skin conditions that cause itch and subsequent scratching can usually be treated, and if they are treated adequately, the skin can often heal. ...Read more

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Can broken skin from scratching be due to a yeast infection?

Can broken skin from scratching be due to a yeast infection?

Doubtful: You may have a yeast infection causing you to scratch, and if you scratch too vigorously you can break the skin, but one does not necessarily have anything directly due to the other. ...Read more

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Can eczema cause bruising around the eye? Or could scratching the eczema cause the bruising?

Can eczema cause bruising around the eye? Or could scratching the eczema cause the bruising?

Yes: The skin is so much thinner in these areas and shows inflammation and irritation more easily. Scratching to an already bruised area will show more quickly. Don't scratch! use medication prescribed by an ophthalmologist to minimize the itching and dryness. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a skin rash just from dry skin or are skin rashes caused by allergies?

Is it possible to develop a skin rash just from dry skin or are skin rashes caused by allergies?

Yes: and in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 minutes after bathing. A rash can also be induced by scratching as well. Some skin rashes are caused by allergies (often contact, drug etc) while many are not. ...Read more

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Pimples can be due to dandruff ir dry skin in head?

Pimples can be due to dandruff ir dry skin in head?

Acne = pimples: Acne is due more to infection from specific skin bacteria feasting off excess oil than from dry skin or dandruff. Go see your doctor for evaluation & treatment options. ...Read more

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Will skin damaged due to sunstroke?

Will  skin damaged due to sunstroke?

Related to skin temp: Sun stroke is the lack of blood supply to the brain to stay alert and conscious in heat. The treatment includes fluids (either oral drinks or intravenous fluids), salt pills or salty foods, and ice to lower the body temperature as well as moving the patient to cooler environment out of the heat. The skin damage would occur if the patient had lain in the sun unconscious after the heat stroke. ...Read more

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After allergic reaction to penicillin following itching from head to toe then turned into skin pricking,tingling,burning,molting skin?

After allergic reaction to penicillin following itching from head to toe then turned into skin pricking,tingling,burning,molting skin?

Allergy: Allergy can be accompanied by an intense skin reaction which causes loss of superficial skin. If this is an acute and severe reaction it may actually be life threatening, but most commonly skin is shed a week or two after an allergic response ...Read more

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How to heal burned genitals skin due to Acretin 0.05% cream. my penis skin is reddish and light flaky. please help!

How to heal burned genitals skin due to Acretin 0.05% cream. my penis skin is reddish and light flaky. please help!

STOP ACRETIN: As I indicated in an earlier message this is never used on the penis because it is too irritating and because you do not have acne of the penis. All you need now is a few days and a moisturizer cream. If this persists, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to avoid skin allergy occured due to sweat between legs?

How to avoid skin allergy occured due to sweat between legs?

Powders: Apply powders such as gold bond may help keep the legs cool and from rubbing or chaffing. Also wearing breathable materials such as cotton could help. ...Read more

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How to heal bruising infection palm due to tissue injury?

How to heal bruising infection palm due to tissue injury?

Tissue tells: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications for the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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Can triamcinolone acetone treat redness and inflammation due to peeled skin from a pimple?

Can triamcinolone acetone treat redness and inflammation due to peeled skin from a pimple?

Yes: Any steroid cream will work, but watch out for spreading infection, which steroids also allow by reducing cellular immunity. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Scratching (Definition)

Scratching = rubbing ...Read more