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Advantages and disadvantages of skin fold calliper test? Seems easier than immersion

Advantages and disadvantages of skin fold calliper test? Seems easier than immersion

Skin calliper: Pros:ease of use. Low cost involved. Minimal training necessary. Cons:limited population (if overfat, calipers will not be accurate).Requires the same trainer to perform measurement to increase reliability. ...Read more

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What are some easy tips for skin care for young adults?

What are some easy tips for skin care for young adults?

Skin care: To keep your skin looking young use sunscreen always, gentle cleansers, sunglasses and hats. ...Read more

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I tan easy and I noticed some patches of skin that didn't tan, why? Do I need to make an appointment to get it checked out?

I tan easy and I noticed some patches of skin that didn't tan, why? Do I need to make an appointment to get it checked out?

Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin hallmarked by patches of discolored or hypo pigmented skin. Check the link out! Take great care! Http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/tinea-versicolor-the-basics? Source=see_link. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of skin tags?

Skin Tag Treatment: Skin tags are benign lesions and do not usually require treatment. Depending upon their size and location, acrochordae (skin tags) may be treated surgically, including liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, excision, or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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What can be a reason for easy skin bruising?

What can be a reason for easy skin bruising?

Skin bruising: Clotting factor issues or blood thinners can cause skin bruising. Consult with us to see if blood testing is needed. ...Read more

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Why skin grafting is not an easy for all burns?

Why skin grafting is not an easy for all burns?

Question?: Unsure what you are asking. Some burns require skin grafting. These are typically deep 2nd degree burns that do not heal well spontaneously or full thickness (3rd degree) burns that by their nature do not retain the dermal elements that are needed for epithelial healing.
Skin grafting is a very common treatment for deeper burns, can be quite painful and complicated but is a first line treatment. ...Read more

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Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Could easy bruising of the skin be a symptom?

Bruising: Blood-thinning drugs such as Aspirin and warfarin (coumadin) or medications such as clopidogrel (plavix) reduce your blood's ability to clot. As a result, bleeding from capillary damage might take longer than usual to stop — which allows enough blood to leak out and cause a bruise. Other causes include system diseases, liver disease, low platelets. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Is it possible to get a nerve test done to check out what's wrong with my vibration sensation under my skin?

Yes: Neurologists test sensory modalities in general. Check in with a neurologist to see if there are specific tests for vibration sense. The symptoms may relate to some other disorder of the nerves, spinal cord or brain. ...Read more

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What are the tests for head injury?

What are the tests for head injury?

Several: The usual test is a CT scan of the head, which provides a huge amount of information. An MRI is done in a few specialized cases, usually if the symptoms are severe but the CT scan is normal. There is one type of brain injury that a CT does not detect. Rarely an arteriogram may be performed to look for a blood vessel injury. ...Read more

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Why do I get startled so easy is because I had a head injury?

Why do I get startled so easy is because I had a head injury?

Hard to say...: Easy startling could be more pronounced in someone with a prior head injury. It also could be due to stress or just within normal variation. If it is really concerning and bothersome, I would seek out the opinion of a health professional. ...Read more

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Are skin problems easy to diagnose, or is there a lot of room for error?

Derms know!: If you are seeing a dermatologist, the vast majority of skin problems are relatively easy for us to diagnose, as we see them all the time! There are of course always tricky problems, because rashes and skin lesions can vary depending on how long they are present, if infected, the skin type, prior treatment, etc. Sometimes even a biopsy won't give us the exact answer, but that's usually rare. ...Read more

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I have full of face scars so kindly give some easy home remedies to have natural skin easily?

This is the internet: I am sorry but first your specific problem needs treatment from an expert who has examined you in person. Health Tap is here to give advice and supplement your health care. It is not here to be your health care. I believe we tell you on nearly every page that we not only do not provide diagnosis, we do not offer treatment. Please go see a skin expert to examine you. ...Read more

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I have small dark hairs that grow in my stretch marks. They come out easy and have a white substance on the end that came out of my skin.

I have small dark hairs that grow in my stretch marks. They come out easy and have a white substance on the end that came out of my skin.

Well: It could be several things including infected hair cells. In order to diagnose and treat you examination visual of my photographs as needed. Recommend Healthtap visit with photographs ...Read more

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How to remove head lice fast and easy?

How to remove head lice fast and easy?

Lice: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- otc like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read more

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What are the advantages or disadvantages of a CT scan of the head?

What are the advantages or disadvantages of a CT scan of the head?

Fast and inexpensive: A ct of the head is extremely quick (less than a minute) and can rule out fracture, bleeding, and many other serious conditions. It is not as sensitive to pathology as an MRI (especially in the soft tissue), and does involve exposure to x-rays. ...Read more

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Are there advantages of sensitive skin?

Are there advantages of sensitive skin?

Yes: If you have sensitive skin, then you are less able to tolerate harsh conditions and exposure to the damaging effects of ultraviolet light. This would in turn decrease your long term exposure to many of the elements that cause aging of the skin. I guess a glass half full view. ...Read more

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If you are going dairy free to test if dairy affects skin, can you eat something that has traces of milk even when milk isn't listed in ingredients?

Lactose: In order to do this properly you will need counseling by a dietician or extensive self education on a milk product / lactose-elimination diet. Diet must be continued long enough - maybe weeks - to clearly evaluate whether or not symptoms are better. ...Read more

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Does this make since I wouldn't stress if I didn't get all these ha's & pains n my head I'm falling apart test r normal but I don't feel that way help?

Does this make since I wouldn't stress if I didn't get all these ha's & pains n my head I'm falling apart test r normal but I don't feel that way help?

Migraines?: You could be suffering from migraine headaches and there's not an actual test for this, though the pain is real. Perhaps you need to see a neurologist for evaluation of your headaches. ...Read more

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I got hit on top of my head by my attic ladder. I thought I folded it up but it came back down as I stood up in my hall and hit hard. I saw stars fo?

I got hit on top of my head by my attic ladder. I thought I folded it up but it came back down as I stood up in my hall and hit hard. I saw stars fo?

Head injury: In many cases of head injury I recommend being evaluated to neurologic changes. Even if it has been a day or two, I suggest seeing a neurologist to evaluate for post-concussion signs. There is also an app that can be downloaded to guide in the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of a concussion. ...Read more

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How is the PPD skin test measured?

How is the PPD skin test measured?

Size of induration: The tuberculosis skin test (PPD) is measured between 48-72 hrs after placement. The area of induration (palpable, raised, hardened area) around the site of injection is measured and this represents the reaction to tuberculin. ...Read more

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What should my skin look like after taking a TB test?

What should my skin look like after taking a TB test?

See below: A positive PPD is determined by the presence of swelling (induration) around the injection site. Little or no swelling indicates a negative test. Reddness is not used to determine a neg or pos test. ...Read more

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I am easy to bruise, can a knot appear under skin with a bruise?

I am easy to bruise, can a knot appear under skin with a bruise?

Yes: When someone bruises it forms a clot. Some clots are bigger, depending on the vessel and sometimes the depth and sometimes can calcify and it can be felt as a knot or nodule. If the hematoma is roundish, it can also be felt as a knot. ...Read more

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Is there any easy to find food that acts like antihestamin to replace pils, for example xozal for skin itching?

Antihistamine Foods: Flavonoids, such as quercetin and bromelain, are plant-based pigments that provide many fruits, vegetables and flowers with their vibrant colors. They are also natural antihistamines that aid your body in stabilizing mast cells to prevent the production and release of histamine and other inflammatory compounds. ...Read more