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Which sort of skin disorder would cause knee puffiness?

Which sort of skin disorder would cause knee puffiness?

Psoriasis: The most common skin disorder that also affects the joints, including the knees, is psoriasis. Although certainly not all patients with psoriasis will develop joint problems, psoriatic arthritis may cause knee pain and swelling. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop recurring skin disorder?

What can be done to stop recurring skin disorder?

Which disorder?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Can eczema or any skin disorder be passed through skin contact?

Can eczema or any skin disorder be passed through skin contact?

Eczema: Eczema is not contagious but often has a genetic component where family members may inherit the tendency to have eczema . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a skin fungus or another skin disorder?

How can I tell if I have a skin fungus or another skin disorder?

Culture: Do be certain, a culture or biopsy would be definitive to let you know what the exact answer is. ...Read more

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What is a skin disorder with two words, last one being keratosis?

What is a skin disorder with two words, last one being keratosis?

Confusing question: The one I am aware of is a relatively benign condition called keratosis pilaris. I'm not aware of one with keratosis as a last name, it would not make sense. Keratosis is a descriptor meaning rough skin, like red is to a red vase. ...Read more

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Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria ?

Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria ?

Agree w Dr. Bansal: Pasturella & Cat scratch disease could be transmitted that way. Other infections that people can get from cats include: Campylobacter, Ringworm, Roundworm, Hookworm, Tapeworm, Rabies, Fleas (very temporarily), Toxoplasmosis, Giardiasis, Cryptosporidiosis & Salmonellosis. ...Read more

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What are the best diet and skincare products for eczema(skin disorder)?

What are the best diet and skincare products for eczema(skin disorder)?

Food elim diet: A food elimination diet removes the top 10 food allergens from your diet. Since the skin is a direct reflection of the gut and immune system, being on this diet calms the immune system reaction and decreases the symptoms. Topically, i recommend eucerin cream. ...Read more

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