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My son is 6 years old.He scratches his self all day long from head to foot he take bath and still be scratching and when he scratched he leave whips.

My son is 6 years old.He scratches his self all day long from head to foot he take bath and still be scratching and when he scratched he leave whips.

Eczema: Typically, this story is due to eczema, also called atopic dermatitis. Usually the skin seems somewhat dry. Skin moisturizers are an important part of the therapy. Sometimes, steroid creams are also necessary. Limiting exposure to water and soaps helps by decreasing one of the causes of the dry skin. Antihistamines may help with the itching. See your pediatrician for help and advice. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more


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Do you know good manufacturers of products for foot care like bath salts?

Do you know good manufacturers of products for foot care like bath salts?

Local drugstore: You probably don't have to spend a lot of money on expensive bath care items. Many bath salts such as epsom salts are available at your local drugstore and are fairly inexpensive. ...Read more

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Well last night i hoped to get my cruches and i hit my bath room sinck on my foot and its bumpued should I go get it looked at?

Well last night i hoped to get my cruches and i hit my bath room sinck on my foot and its bumpued should I go get it looked at?

Yes you should: If you have pain and swelling you should have it checked by your doctor or go to er.Meanwhile put ice on it and keep it elevated and if you have ace bandage you can use it. ...Read more

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My feet are almost always dark red and even purple and when i get in the tub for a hot bath my feet on the bottom almost look black ?

My feet are almost always dark red and even purple and when i get in the tub for a hot bath my feet on the bottom almost look black ?

Hot Foot.: The hot water dilates the small oxygen rich capillaries, delivering more blood to the foot. The heat increases the metabolic activity of the tissue, increasing more waste product (co2). Venous congestion slows the slows the movement of the darker blood back through the venous vessels. The water causes the light waves to shift slightly to the blue side. It seems like a lot, but you asked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a foot bath that I purchase for myself, I am the only one that uses it. what are some ways I can clean and disinfectant it?

What to do if I have a foot bath that I purchase for myself, I am the only one that uses it. what are some ways I can clean and disinfectant it?

Home use: Normally instructions come with the product. Some are as simple as draining out water, rinsing it with clean water and drying out with a cloth. EPA recommends "Clean the surfaces of the foot spa with soap or detergent, rinse with clean water, and drain." ...Read more

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I had fell through a crack bath tub in cut my feet a little...

I had fell through a crack bath tub in cut my feet a little...

Cut feet require: the attention of your doctor. You don't want them to become infected. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When you are in the bath how come only your hands and feet get wrinkly?

When you are in the bath how come only your hands and feet get wrinkly?

Thicker epidermis: The epidermal layer of the skin is thicker for protectie mechanisms and therefore will absorb more moisture and create the wrinkling effect. ...Read more

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Is sitting in a bath tab while having fungi in feet can infect genitals?

Is sitting in a bath tab while having fungi in feet can infect genitals?

It is very unlikely: The key to controlling fungus is to be sure they are clean and dry after bathing. If you have athletes foot you should have it treated as well. A podiatrist should evaluate your conditions and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! my feet tingle when i take a hot bath. Normal?

Perhaps a nerve: Gets compressed when you sit in that position? Try sitting in the tub without the water on then you would know if it was positional. If its transient secondary to the hot water, that's simply the water is a litle too hot and i would not worry about it other than being careful not to burn yourself. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

Autism spectrum disorder, also called pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), is a type of condition that includes life-long impairment in the ability to communicate and to have normal social interactions. These include ...Read more