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Doctor insights on: Cutis Verticis Gyrata

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What is cutis verticis gyrata?

What is cutis verticis gyrata?

Cutis verticis gyrat: Cutis verticis gyrata is a condition in which there are folds & creases visible on the scalp due to thickening of tissue. Please google images of this because it can have quite a striking appearance. ...Read more

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Curious what causes cutis verticis gyrata? Is there other effects from this? Does it progressively get worse?

Curious what causes cutis verticis gyrata? Is there other effects from this? Does it progressively get worse?

Cutis gyrata: There is a primary and secondary form of the disease. The primary form may be combined with genetic conditions the secondary form is caused by inflammatory processes like eczema or psoriasis and causes furrowing and thickening of the skin of the scalp ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

You mean tinea cruri: You mean tinea cruris. It causes rash and itching in the groin area and is also called jock itch
it is caused by fungus infection of the skin. ...Read more

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My baby was born with congenital cutis aplasia, how long it take to cure?

My baby was born with congenital cutis aplasia, how long it take to cure?

Variable: I've seen these as small as. 25 inch & as large as 4 inches & the type of defect varies. Some just have a bald spot & some have a weepy skin defect. The smaller weepy ones can seal off over a week or more while the larger ones may specialized wound care. ...Read more

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What's a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining? Threatening?

What's a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining? Threatening?

Underlying problem: Treatment of calcinosis cutis is limited and of variable benefit. The underlying problem needs to be identified and corrected. It is not life threatening, although the underlying problem might be. You may be confusing this with calciphylaxis, which is a medical emergency that has to be addressed immediately. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis?

What does it mean if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis?

Skin conditions: Cuitis aplasia is a skin disorder where there is an absence of a portion of skin in a localized area at birth. Usually on the scalp. Treatment can range from nothing to surgery depending on the size of it. The small lesions can heal with a scar. He might have to see a dermatologist at some point. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis,?

What do you suggest if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis,?

See your doctor: Membranous aplasia cutis can be associated with other conditions such as limb and eye concerns for example. It should most likely be investigated for other associated conditions ...Read more

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I have 4 granddaughters, by the same parents. One has cutis marmorato and the other has marfans. What if any, is the correlation?

I have 4 granddaughters, by the same parents. One has cutis marmorato and the other has marfans. What if any, is the correlation?

I don't know: Cutis marmorata is a type of skin mottling that can occur on its own or be part of more than a dozen genetic syndromes. Marfan syndrome (http://www. Marfan. Org/marfan/) is not one of these. The most common skin change in Marfan syndrome is stretch marks. These two conditions may have occured in these sisters entirely independently. Their doctors should be sure to confirm each diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can be done about the wrinkles/folds in the scalp caused by cutis gyrata? Interested because of beginning of baldness

What can be done about the wrinkles/folds in the scalp caused by cutis gyrata? Interested because of beginning of baldness

Evaluation required: Cutis gyrata can be an isolated condition but also may be associated with a long list of other conditions so thorough medical and dermatology evaluation is essential before treatment. No medical treatment is available. Supportive care for irritation of deep tissue folds may be needed. Surgical removal of some of the affected scalp tissue can improve appearance. ...Read more

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Is there genetic link between Marfan and cutis marmorata?

Genetic link?: I found no specific references to a genetic link between Marfan & cutis marmorata other than possibly in a rare form of homo-cystenuria "arising due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency, an autosomal recessive disorder that produces increased urinary homocysteine and methionine. (continued in comment—>. ...Read more

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How effective is plastic surgery for someone living with cutis laxa?

How effective is plastic surgery for someone living with cutis laxa?

Information: Cutis laxa is one of the contraaindications to an form pf loastic surgery designed to tighten loose tissue, due to the ability of the sking to strech beyond the normal usual limits. ...Read more

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My 19 yo daughter has was born with Cutis Marmataka Telangiectasia Congenita, she is 14 wks pregnant and having re occuring blood noses could this be?

My 19 yo daughter has was born with Cutis Marmataka Telangiectasia Congenita, she is 14 wks pregnant and having re occuring blood noses could this be?

Pregnancy nose bleed: Nose bleeds are common, and even more common during pregnancy. They can be worse if the air is dry (use a humidifier), and brought on by heavy nose blowing (be gentle) or by manipulation (don't pick), or by high blood pressure (which her doctor should be checking anyway). If there is a spot in the nose causing repeated bleeding, the doctor can cauterize it to prevent more bleeding. ...Read more

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Skin itch?

Skin itch?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, Saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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What's weeping skin?

What's weeping skin?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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How to care my skin?

Wash and moisturize: Wash regularly and use a moisturizer with spf. ...Read more

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How to get fair skin?

How to get fair skin?

Avoid sunlight: There is no practical way to lighten skin beyond what your genetics allow. If you avoid sunlight exposure, the skin will become as pale as it can be. That is the best you can do. ...Read more

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How to get fair skin.

High SPF sunscreen: Stay out of the sun. Use high spf sunscreen. Use sunglasses and wear a hat. ...Read more

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Freshness about skin?

Freshness about skin?

Maybe: What kind of a question is this? Putting a question mark at the end of a phrase doesn't automatically turn the phrase into a question. If you want an answer, you need to ask a proper question. ...Read more

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Why is my skin flaky?

Flaky skin: Many possibilities. I would discuss with your Dr. Who knows you best. ...Read more

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Why does my skin hurt?

Dermodynia: Multifaceted answer --- pain can be from inflammation from trauma, infection, neurologic disorders or tumors to name a few causes. ...Read more

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What is skin slippage?

What is skin slippage?

Postmortum finding: Skin slippage is the term for the separation of the skin from the underlying tissue in post mortum state this is something that a medical student in gross anatomy or a pathologist doing an autopsy might see. ...Read more

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How come my skin itch?

How come my skin itch?

Allergy/Eczema/other: It may be due to allergy to something or skin condition like eczema if you have dry skin and/or rash
you can try over the counter allergy meds like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec/claritin. But if it oersist check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How thick is our skin?

How thick is our skin?

Skin thickness: Skin thickness varies from 0.5mm thick on the eyelids to 4.0mm thick on the heels. (REF: http://www. Histology. Leeds. Ac.uk/skin/skin_layers. Php) ...Read more

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How save skin from sun?

How save skin from sun?

Skin Safe in Sun: To protect your skin during sun exposure you will need to apply generous amounts of sunscreen (i recommend min spf 30) and re-apply every 2 hours. Limit sun exposure during high sun (10am-4pm). For detailed safe sun practices: http://www. Melanomaresource. Org/index. Php/site/content/sun_safe_practices/. ...Read more

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What causes crepe skin?

What causes crepe skin?

CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE?
EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS?
AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION.
WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN.
OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN.
BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more

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My skin look like burned?

My skin look like burned?

Staph infection: Need to see physician. Can be scalded skin syndrome. ...Read more

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How do I get softer skin?

How do I get softer skin?

Cream: Use a mild skin cleanser. There are many. Dove, aveeno, (oatmeal) many others. Avoid caustic soaps such as ivory (ph 10!), or antibacterial soaps. Within 3-5 minutes ofter washing rub in one of the newer creams. Cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin products are excellent. Wear warm gloves outside in cold weather. ...Read more

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Is skin mottling harmful?

Is skin mottling harmful?

Skin mottling: In many people, skin mottling is completely normal. In the absence of other problems you should not have to worry about this. ...Read more

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What to do for good skin?

Healthy diet: Healthy diet and exercise. Adequate fluid intake and less stress. Avoid sun exposure between hours of 10am and 3pm. ...Read more

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I have some skin problam?

Tell us about it.: You will need to give us some specifics before we can help you. Where is it, how long have you had it, what symptoms are you having, etc., etc. ...Read more