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Decreased Skin Turgor
I have decreased sense of touch and pain, the feeling that i used to get before on my skin when i touch it is decreased.?
Swift or slow onset?: Reduced sensory function is not unusual, generally as a result of peripheral neuropathy. This is a disorder generally of gradual onset. It may develop at young age if genetically determined. Poisonings (accidental, medicinal, or occupational) can cause a rapid onset of sensory loss. If you have loss of sensation that is widespread and persistent, you need to get it checked out. ...Read more
Actually,the reverse: Guess what the largest organ in the body is? The skin! aging is associated with hormonal decline. Hormone replacement therapy, therefore is associated with correcting lowered levels of hormones throughout the body, including the skin. This would actually improve skin tone, texture and thickness, and elasticity, and collagen formation, thereby reversing the effects of aging. ...Read more
I have an abnormally large liba (skin below clitoris) that is brown+spotty. I hate it and would like to know if i could have them decreased by my gp?
Yes: First off, many women have body dysmorphic disorder when it comes to their female anatomy. Many women think they have a large vulva. Typically, they don't. A gynecologist can perform an exam and give you an expert opinion. Having said that, there are women who suffer from hypertrophy and that can be surgically corrected. Again, that would be a medical reason not merely a cosmetic one. Gynecoloigst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pinching pain in one spot on lower right abdomen on and off for months. Decreased sensation on skin in that area. Slight swelling not hernia. ?
Could be anything: Pain in the right lower quadrant in 20 years old female could be a lot of things could be ovarian cyst could be a hernia in progress could be a bladder problem could be renal colic could be GI problem depend on what other symptoms you might have with it I'd course could be appendicitis but that will cause acute pain not pain that come and goes check with your doctor ...Read more
I have candid skin infection on the inner thigh and buttocks, i was on antibiotic treatment but i have taken forcan drugs still it's not decreased?
Candida: if truly candida infection (yeast) antibiotics will not help. Antifungal will. clotrimazole, ketoconazole, ciclopirox. Please review diagnosis with your treating provider. If it is truly a candida infection, antibiotics won't help unless there is a bacterial infection present with the candida infection. In that case need antibiotic and antifungal treatment at same time. Hope this helps. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father has been having issues with decreased sweating (tingling sensations all over his skin, with little itchy bumps). Ideas for diagnoses?
Decreased sweating: Neurological causes: head injuries, heat stroke, hysteria, and neurosurgical problems such as guillain-barre syndrome skin diseases that block sweat glands such as miliaria, contact dermatitis, congenital absence of sweat glands which is hereditary. Some drugs (antipsychotic drugs used to treat mental disorders) trauma to sweat glands. ...Read more
Dilated pupils, urinary retention, tachcardia. Flushed skin dry mucous membranes, and decreased bowel sounds?
Hi i am living with skin symptoms for four years, ca you please advise me if it sounds loke scabies? itchin, freckle like spots, small red spots that scab over, hairloss, eyelash loss, skin numbness, thickened nails, genital numbness, decreased urine out
R flank pain,nausea,vomiting,itchy skin, decreased appetite and weight,no fever,dry eyes,fast <3 beat,fatigue,hurts while urinating. Help?
See answer: Most common "urological" cause of your symptoms would be either a urinary tract infection requiring appropriate antibiotic(s) or a kidney/ureteral stone. Urinalysis, urine culture, and possible CT scan imaging and blood tests indicated to help confirm the diagnosis or suggest another cause and guide treatment. Recommend you see an MD as soon as possible. ...Read more