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Amelia Skin Condition
Morphea scleroderma: "Morphea is a relatively uncommon disorder that affects adults and children [1-4]. The annual incidence of morphea was approximately 3 per 100, 000 people in a population in the United States between 1960 and 1993". http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/pathogenesis-clinical-manifestations-and-diagnosis-of-morphea-localized-scleroderma-in-adults ...Read more
Mutations: The genetics are being worked out. Each freckle is a clone of melanocytes bearing a mutation that makes them more prone to produce pigment. The ability to get / expressed these mutations is itself genetic. If you've got freckles, enjoy them. They are endearing and a majority of your friends like them. ...Read more
More info: Please advise us of which skin condition you have. Can be re-asked with clarification. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis pilaris can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. Prescription medications and self-care measures can improve this condition. ...Read more
Skin care: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergnic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more
Chest papules: May be eczema, folliculitis (inflammation of hair follicles), fungus (usually not raised) or psoriasis or other. Keep clean and dry wash 2 x a day with soap and water or hibiclens (OTC washing solution used inhsopitals can get in CVS) and water, follow up with doc as may need topical antibiotics like mupirocin or antifungal like lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone). ...Read more
I have this weird stuff on my skin that looks like bug bites but they aren't. What could this weird skin condition be? (i am not concerned)
Skin: There is no way on a site like this on line to give you any valid answer with confidence. Weird stuff is not a description that leads to any diagnosis. Usually skin is best handled by a physician in person where observation can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more
Have any of you heard of a skin condition called hydranituis suppertivia I'm sure I'm spelling that wrong but if u have any info for me let me no?
Yes it is known enti:
Yes, for sure it is, rare yet quite well known medical entity.
It is an infection of the axillary (arm pit) glands which is quite hard to get rid off. You need to see a good surgeon and an infectious disease (id) specialist working together as it needs good antibiotics and sometimes surgery to drain the pockets of pus that develop in this condition. ...Read more