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Body Lice: Body lice live in the seams and folds of clothing. They feed on human blood and lay their eggs and deposit waste matter on the skin and clothing. They can live in clothing for up to 1 month. Lice die within 5 - 7 days at room temperature if they fall off a person. You can catch body lice if you come in direct contact with someone who has lice. You can also get lice from infected clothing, towels, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any part of body...: Acute skin rashes due to HIV infection can occur within a few days to weeks after initial infection. This type of HIV rash may be noticed with other symptoms such as fatigue. Though acute HIV rashes may occur at any part of the body, common body sites include thorax, back and palms. ...Read more
What I Recommend: Neutrogena body clear body wash twice daily. After wash, alternate neutrogena body clear body spray with a 10% Alpha hydroxy acid moisturizer (acne.Org has a good one). Good hygiene is also important, so make sure you shower and change clothes right away after a work-out. The degree of body acne can vary, if its irritated or severe you may need to see a doctor for a more thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please Clarify: I am not sure what your words mean. I am sorry. If I am interpreting them correctly then sexual activity in general does not change your body's immune functions or blood processes. ...Read more
Yes.: When anemia improves , the skin pallor improves. If you buy medications over the counter on your own to supplement iron, folate (folic acid) and vitamin B12 the 3 elements we need for normal red cell production and maintenence , always keep your docotr informed your docotr that you are on supplements on your own as sometimes over supplementation can lead to overloading of system, not good especially with iron ...Read more
Can't store protein: Unlike carbohydrates and fat, there is no storage form in the body for proteins. Proteins are either incorporated into tissues or they are eliminated. However there are conditions in the body such as amyloidosis which involve abnormal deposition of misfolded proteins; these can cause a variety of problems including heart failure and kidney failure. ...Read more
What is the mechanism that the body uses to create fat cells in adults? And how does the body choose where to produce/store fat?
Physiology: You are asking us a question that would take a whole textbook to answer. This forum is not designed to teach you science or provide you with a whole textbook lesson on physiology. We are happy to answer specific question about specific symptoms or problems. But you are asking something that we cannot answer specifically in only 400 characters. ...Read more
The skeletal system.: The bones of the skeletal system provide the structure and rigidity. Crustaceans in the seas, however, are soft on the inside and have outer shells to provide this same structure and rigidity. ...Read more
About 10 pounds: The average human head weighs about 10 pounds. Perched at top of the body tower and post of the cervical spine, it tends to fall toward the center of them earth at 32 feet per second per second. Compared to other body parts, the head is not weighty, but when held off center, i.e., tilted, it can place great stress on neck and shoulder muscles that hold it upright. ...Read more
Is their such a parasite that lives on the body in the skin and comes out pores and hair follicle?
None: Although you might be hypothyroid. Discuss at a visit with your primary care doctor. S/he will review other symptoms in detail. ...Read more
I do upper body weight lifting. Will this cause lose fat on other parts of the body like the lower body?
It can: Any type of exercise, particularly weight lifting, will increase muscle mass and muscle is more effective at burning calories that other body components so the trend will be to lose weight. Weight comes off everywhere, not just the areas being worked so yes, you can lose fat on other body parts. ...Read more
SugarIntakeDrivesFat: Carbohydrates (i.e. Sugars in all forms, simple ; complex) are minimal to not needed for human survival ; health. Yet they are widely promoted as part of bogus low-fat diet theory. Fructose, the worst: ~85% converted to triglyceride fat molecules first pass through liver after eaten ; absorbed. Thus, to loose body fat, eat hflc, see: dietdoctor.Com, etc. Fat distribution genetic + some body use. ...Read more