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Is there another condition that could easily be confused with a fungal skin infection?

Is there another condition that could easily be confused with a fungal skin infection?

Fungal confusion: The most common conditions that would be confused with fungus on the feet and hands is psoriasis and eczema. If on the body then it can be confused with nummular dermatitis and granuloma annulare. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Why would my toenail fall off? It looked normal no injury or signs fungal really confused and it didn't hurt but the whole thing came off.

Why would my toenail fall off? It looked normal no injury or signs fungal really confused and it didn't hurt but the whole thing came off.

Your guess is as : Good as mine. Sometimes, we just don't know the answer. I would advise you to keep a close eye on the incoming nail now as to avoid a fungus from growing on the new nail since we aren't exactly sure why the old one fell off. Sometimes I recommend applying antifungal to new nail as it grows in prophylactically. ...Read more

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My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.

My skin is dry & itchy. Legs, back, arms, neck, ears, face. Red patches on arms. Confused. What could be wrong? Medication. What disease is this? Thx.

Need to know more: Although the description is compatible with atopic eczema( since you probably have allergic rhinitis as well as evidenced by the sneezing), it is not possible to tell without a direct examination. Consult an allergist or dermatologist. In meanwhile be sure to bathe daily and apply a skin moisturizer immediately after having sponge dried your skin . ...Read more

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Pls help im confused! my wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

Pls help im confused! my wife did high vaginal swab c/s is it because she take pipolar disorder medicine?

STI: I don't see why there could be a connection between medications for bipolar disorder and vaginal infections. Most of the time vaginal swabs are done to detect gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and bacterial vaginosis, which are sexually transmitted infections, or candida vaginitis. ...Read more

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Three competent psychtrst have prescribed me esitalopram for anxty disorder but m not satisfied by their consultations.M confused?

Therapy: Not sure what you are confused about. If one therapist was not appropriate for you then we can discuss finding another option. But, when three good therapists all come to the same conclusion and you are not satisfied then the problem may lie in your expectations of this type of health care. Or your own fears and assumptions may be getting in the way of you getting help. ...Read more

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What disease is measles sometimes confused with?

What disease is measles sometimes confused with?

Maybe roseola?: This is a disease with high fever which comes down and then a rash breaks out. There are many viruses that carry unique symptoms and some similar. All the best. ...Read more

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Can myotonia be confused with other neurilogical/ other much casual disease? Any help appreciated!

Can myotonia be confused with other neurilogical/ other much casual disease? Any help appreciated!

CAN HAPPEN: Myotonia occurs in several different muscle disorders, and may well need to be sorted out. A series of blood tests, and an Electromyogram, with perhaps a muscle biopsy should pin down the diagnosis. Best to find a neurologist who sub specializes in neuromuscular disorders. ...Read more

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I started to feel very cold all of a sudden, yet when I touched my skin I was really warm. I was quite confused so was wondering what it is/may be ?

Circulation: When your body core temperature falls reflexes set in which diverts blood circulation away from the periphery of the body(fingers, toes, nose,etc) and sends the circulation into the rest of the body. Another possibility is that you were coming down with a fever after the prodromal stage of chills or chilliness. ...Read more