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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
It can: Gout can cause skin changes usually around the joints that are afflicted. Gout deposits can show up as white to yellowish patcheds under the skin and ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Batelli
22 years experience in Podiatry
Ears: Ears yes.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Not appropriate ther: Affected joints can be injected. Typically, patients are given nsaids and started on Colchicine for several days before starting a drug to lower uric ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
It is possible.: People with a history of gout may have uric acid levels that fluctuate. The may be high at time and normal at other times. Follow up with your prima ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Yrs: Rheumatoid arthritis is a total body disease. It can cause several types of rashes. Having EA does not mean that a rash has to be from the disease. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Posner
26 years experience in Podiatry
Fungus: You might have fungus. If your nails are curved or incurvated callus can build up in the nail grooves due to pressure.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Klein
39 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: If what you are describing as carbuncles are actually eruptions from a fungal infection of the skin (tinea pedis infection), then the answer is yes th ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: If the joint inflammation is severe enough, redness of the overlying skin can occur.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Forget acrylic nails: At least you know your cotact dermatis product, soak hand in nice hot oil for 5--10 min every day and massge avcado on it , w ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensit ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience in Dermatology
Possibly...: It could be. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options to help relieve your symptoms.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually not: However, some older patients report pruritus (itching).
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in Rheumatology
Could be serious: Hard to answer without exam and more history but sounds serious . Would recommend a rheumatologist as could be vascular (blood vessel inflammation).P.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
19 years experience in Sports Medicine
Not usually: No, this could be an indication of another problem such as dehydration or autoimmune disease. More information is needed to make a better diagnosis, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Athlete's Foot: I'm not sure what the question is but coconut oil will not cure athlete's foot. You will need an antifungal medication. Coconut oil will make the sk ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: They are unrelated.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not necessarily: While "peeling" is common with athlete's foot, it can manifest in different ways, including skin irritation, burning and redness. Please consult your ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Dark skin people have a higher likelihood of pigmentary changes after skin treatments. There are very good lasers and skin products today that can hel ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Focus on Drivers: Xanthomas can be treated in various ways, but, as with most medicine, Txs about symptoms not health. Best check drivers (because many related issues). ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: You may have gout with tophi which are whitish and not red.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: People occasionally use it for swelling but I do not advise it. See a doctor for a proper diagnosis of your rash and get a prescription to get rid of ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
No: Gout is a form of acute, inflammatory arthritis caused by the buildup of excess uric acid in joints and the soft tissues.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Can be fungus.: Depending on your work, living environment, other disease hx fungus is a possibility, so also other dermatitis. Clinical exam and KOH stain will clari ... Read More
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