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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
FUNGUS INFECTION: It is treated with oral antifungal rx like Lamisil (terbinafine) 250 mg. Daily x 3 months. Make sure to check liver function tests.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Fungal?: If you have no other skin problem such as psoriasis, the problem is likely from a fungal infection (the same fungus causing athlete's foot). Topical ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
What's the question: What did you have in mind to ask? Based on the description, it sounds like a coarse hair. It's not anything other than human material, though.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Thick skin: The term thick skinned is used to refer to someone who is not easily upset by criticism. Some have used it to describe lack of empathy. A more lite ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Thin skin: Like around the eyes. That's usually the first place a person notices wrinkles. The palms and soles have the thickest skin and rarely wrinkle except ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience Podiatry
Why: Doing such an activity places you at risk for blisters and burns that have greater implications in their risks.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Thick skin: Epidermis the epidermis is the outer layer of skin. The thickness of the epidermis varies in different types of skin. It is the thinnest on the eyeli ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience Podiatry
Corn: Wear wider shoes Unfortunately, the corn/ callus is a skins response to pressure. It will never go away until the pressure is removed.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Person 2 person eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shala Fardin
17 years experience Dermatology
Depends: There are many causes of thick skin, from psoriasis to certain genetic conditions with hyperkeratosis. Thick skin in one area could be simply callous ... Read More
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