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Hi, I am jay patel and I want to know about skin. Every time after normal to mild injury my skin not becomes as well before. Two much skin layers are?
Keloid?: You MAY be developing keloids. If so, your body is healing very well but producing an over-abundance of tissue in the process. This is more common in people w/brown or dark skin than w/pale skin. Please see your doctor. Consider using liquid Vitamin E oil on the scars. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Dr. Patel was suppose to order two prescriptions @ Walgreen's pharmacy... at noon today. To no avail.???
Prescription: Ask your pharmacist to spot you a few pills if it is your regular medication, or call your doctors service and remind them. ...Read more
See details: There are many sites on-line that have doctor ratings but these are usually done by patients. Ask your primary care doctor or google the doctor's name. ...Read more
Sir, I am arun, sufferer of Severe GERD. Your answer would helpful for me. Does DGL Cause any side effects? How long I expect to heal GERD?
GERD: The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications. Discuss NIssen funduplication with Doc ...Read more
I have severe pain in nail bed when pressed on it since last 7 years what homeopathic medicine should I take arun kumar?
Hello sir/mam this is arun gupta. I have an injury in my left knee. Dr. Said tht I have broken my legament and said me to do some exercise. Is it possibl?
It depends on which: Ligament you have injured. If you have torn your acl or patellar tendon typically that requires surgery. If you tore your mcl, PCL or lcl you can get away with pt and bracing and in time will improve. The exercise that is most important is one that involves quad strengthening. Leg lifts, leg extensions, squats, straight leg raisies will all help with this. ...Read more
Have hypermobility of joints. Can 1 part of joint b looser than another part on same bone. Ex. Can 1 part of patella be looser than another patel part?
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After a anal abcess I usedto have, it left a pink circular little patch on my anus, its this normal?
I got a really bad sunburn. It has since healed, but I have a darker patch of skin within the "tan" area. Is this normal?
When I pull my foreskin, there's a red patch on my foreskin and the area around it is slightly damp. Hurts a little when touched. Should I be concern?
Here are some. ..: Hi! Irene89, You posted 2 foreskin-related questions, which may be addressed together. First, keep the foreskin & glans penis clean & dry with gentle cleansing and air ventilation as much as possible. Second, try applying topical antifungal cream with steroid lightly once / twice daily, and watch for 1-2 weeks. If not improved as expected, see urologist to consider circumcision for long-term care. ...Read more
One of ur docs said a few people fall into abnormal bell curve end & get taller in mid30s. Aren't plates closed? Can you explain poss causes of that.
? Movement of gas:
It may be due to movement of gas in the intestine.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I noticed a little blood stain on the tissue paper I used to wipe my anus after using the toilet. Please what can this be?
Probably minor: The possibilities are numerous. However, for an 18 year ago the most likely cause is a mild local irritation. However, in the bleeding persists you need to have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have a scaly patch over my navel area. About 3 inched long. Hsd it for a few months. Not a bother until recently. The pain is now unbearable.?
Unbearable pain?: It is very unusual to have unbearable pain in a small skin lesion. If you are putting anything on it stop. And if the pain is truly so severe, that may signify a serious condition and if it lasts for more than a few hours, go to the ER. Take care! ...Read more
Hi, I have noticed patch of purple skin around my anus. It has well defined edge and it doesn't itch just looks odd. What could be the cause?
Skin color anus: Is this a new change or has it been there? If it has been there it may be normal for you. If it is new, have it checked. It may reflect a change in blood flow or a birth mark. Have your doctor see it. All the best. ...Read more
This is embarrasing! Whenever I wipe after a no.2 do I only wipe around my anus or should I stick the toilet paper inside my anus and wipe aswell?
Wipe outside: Wipe the entire outside. I suppose you could choose not to wipe but that might get itchy & smelly. Women might also get more BV infections. ...Read more
I started shaving the area between my eyebrows a year ago, now I have a dark dry patch there and have to keep shaving it as hair now grows there help!
Got Cymbalta (duloxetine) samples and the outer paper package got crushed in my backpack. One capsule got dented. But the pills aren't altered chemically right?
Should be OK: As long as the capsules are not damaged or altered, the medication should be safe to take. Don't take the capsule that is "dented". If in doubt, go back to the clinic where you obtained the samples and have them inspect the medication. ...Read more
Many possible reason: Rectal bleeding is never normal. The most common cause of painless rectal bleeding is internal hemorrhoids but rectal polyps and cancer can also bleed "a little" and do not cause pain until last stages. This should be checked out. See your doctor, a gastroenterologist or a surgeon to ensure the cause is not serious. ...Read more
Rubbing too hard or using rough toilet paper can cause anal irritation and cause slight bleeding. You can prevent this by NOT rubbing too hard or using softer toilet paper.
More importantly, are you suffering from anal itchiness? If so, you need to see your primary physician for evaluation, possible treatment and/or referral to a specialist. ...Read more
Can the anus pull in something from the outside, like 3 square toilet paper to protect the underwear?
Not internally: If you wanted to fold the tp and put in the intergluteal cleft (between cheeks), that might work, but nothing internal. Is problem leakage, which needs GI eval? Or partial cleaning, that might just need flushable wet wipes? ...Read more