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Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience in Internal Medicine
Asphyxia: Depends how soon the airway and resuscitation starts or proper aeration.

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Majzun
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
"aspiration?": I'm guessing that you probably meant aspiration (not asphyxiation) pneumonia . Asphyxiation essentially means suffocation. Aspiration is when food o ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: brain damage and seizure can occur.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Asphyxiation: Is more dangerous. Holding breath is safer as you can release that faster usually, unless u lose consciousness. I understand why you would do this, bu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Absolutely!: Careful attention to sun protection through regular use of sunblock (must be applied early and reapplied often) and appropriate clothing (wide brimmed ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Prevention: The best thing you can do to protect your appearance and decrease the formation of wrinkles is to (1) protect your skin from the sun through the use o ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Eczema is not contagious.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: Exfoliation is the most common form of rejuvenation and good to start early. However, there are other treatments that become more aggressive dependin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: There is often a photosensitivity reaction following tanning that should resolve in a couple of days. It is similar to a mild sunburn. Heat rash wou ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Yes and No: Skin rejuvenation takes on many forms. Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing can all be classi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Definitely. After it heals, it tends to get back to normal. The more irritation, the more numbing or even burning can occur.
A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
Usually: Restrictive clothing, friction, are the usual causes.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not usually.: Anal skin tags may be present, but have little to do with anal sphincter tone and competence of stool retention. See a colorectal surgeon or start wit ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
No: Dermabrasion removes superficial skin layers and should not damage the skin if performed properly.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Possibly: The symptoms of anxiety often cause a person to feel unusual sensory experiences especially on or under the skin. However, there may also be some add ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Glisten: Most sweating skin glistens. When you wipe it off you should drink fluids to rehydrate so that you do not become dehydrated. It will not smoothe the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Vaniver
34 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Skin carcinogens: The most common cause of skin cancer is exposure to uv radiation. Chemicals that cause skin cancer include chronic exposure to arsenicals and some ind ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Penis : Need to be seen as consult to exclude other issues.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience in Dermatology
Acne & makeup: Yes. Clogged pores contribute to acne. Certain makeups can clog pores. "non-comedogenic" makeups are those lacking ingredients known to clog pores in ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: If a person's skin is rubbed hard enough, some of the tiny blood vessels (capillaries) under the skin will break and appear as blood spots (petechiae) ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No : But lower spf may not be enough protection.
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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

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