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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
Skin care: To keep your skin looking young use sunscreen always, gentle cleansers, sunglasses and hats. ...Read more
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?
Why do I get cold easy and at night although I'm still cold my skin is hot to the point my boyfriend won't cuddle with me because it makes him hot?
Thyroid?: Feeling cold may be related to a thyroid condition- see your physician for thyroid testing and exam. ...Read more
Makeup: See your local sales clerk at the make up counter for the fastest results. ...Read more
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
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
No: Unless you start off like that!Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can u control your skin conductivity or cardioactivity or your respitation response to be able to passed a polygraph test please?
Some can: Yes some people can control this and that is why the polygraph is not 100%. ...Read more
I'm male, my skin fold measurements average 1-1.5 inches of fat. What percentage of body fat is that? I weigh 127 pounds and my height is 5.5.
Body fat %: Hello; need waist, hip and neck circumference to determine % of body fat. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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