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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin thickening: Skin thickening. The skin is the outer tissue covering the exterior of the body. Increased skin depth can occur with some medical conditions.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Injection site?: Usually people asking about this are asking if Insulin can cause thickening of the skin at an injection site; the answer is yes. The solution is to st ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Could be a fungus: But without seeing you or taking a culture, it's impossible to say. A podiatrist (in person) would be able to give you the answers you need.
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
A few things: Skin thickening under the nails is not unusual if the overlying nail is thick and/or deformed (such as from prior injury or fungal infection). An und ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Fibrosis: Reactice process where fibroblasts produce new collagen and make skin harder and less supple. There is no good treatment for softening skin of s lerod ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Very complex!: Scleroderma causes scar tissue to form for several reasons. One major causes is the build up of collegen in small arteriols which diminishes blood sup ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Finger cracks: If your hands are often exposed to various liquids, cleaning products,etc this could be the cause and wearing rubber gloves would be advisable. Excess ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Breast nodule: In my opinion the best course for you and for peace of mind, I recommend that you be evaluated,followed and advised by a breast surgeon.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely benign: Imaging of the breast is imperfect at best. Heterogeneity in the breast is a common finding typically leading to class ii or birads 2 result on the ma ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: ANA patterns are not very sensitive or specific to identify diseases. It is not clear what all tests were run with the ENA panel as this can encompas ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
17 years experience Podiatry
Probable Fungus: Sounds like toenail fungus causing build up under nail and nail changes. Topical or oral medication can help. Visit a local podiatrist for further e ... Read More
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