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What are the different types of bumps on your skin?

What are the different types of bumps on your skin?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What are the different types of rashes that manifest in ring shapes?

What are the different types of rashes that manifest in ring shapes?

Ring: Ringworm or tinea, pityriasis rotunda, erythema annulare centrifugum, nummular eczema are just a few diseases which have ring appearance. ...Read more

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What are the different types of eczema?

What are the different types of eczema?

Too many: There are too many to discuss but seborrheic , atopic, nummular, and contact are the common ones. ...Read more

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What are the different types of skin tissue we have?

What are the different types of skin tissue we have?

Skin tissues: This diagram gives an excellent depiction of different tissues in skin: http://www.bing.com/images/search?view=detailV2&ccid=viJGPXeW&id=B7858E6F62339CF82AEB418F8E10F08A2729FB2F&thid=OIP.viJGPXeWTLLjPxf9nFEUwgEKDq&q=skin+tissue&simid=608020963741139983&selectedIndex=29&ajaxhist=0 ...Read more

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What makes hives come out, and do the different types of allergies cause different sizes or different types of hives?

What makes hives come out, and do the different types of allergies cause different sizes or different types of hives?

Various: Hives can be caused by exposure to allergens in the environment, or various internal problems such as autoimmune to thyroid problems. Unfortunately, the size, location, and distribution of hives do not offer any clues as to why they're there. ...Read more

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What are the different types of acne lesions?

What are the different types of acne lesions?

Yes: Dermatologists classify acne into three types: comedonal (black and whiteheads), inflammatory(pimples), and cystic (deep acne cysts). Comedonal acne responds well to topical treatments (benzoyl peroxide, retina, etc), while inflammatory acne may need a combination of topicals and oral medications. Most patients with cystic acne do best with oral antibiotics or accutane. ...Read more

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of skin rashes a person can get from the heat?

What are the different kinds of skin rashes a person can get from the heat?

Hmmm: I am not a dermatologist but yes you can get a rash from heat. You can get a rash from sweating. You can get a skin infection and get a rash. I think you need to consult a dermatologist if your rash persists/. ...Read more

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What are the different causes of a facial rash?

What are the different causes of a facial rash?

Facial rash: Rather than listing all the causes, a physician should make the diagnosis and treat it appropriately. ...Read more

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What are the different stages of skin cancer?

What are the different stages of skin cancer?

Generalized answer: There are many different types of skin cancer and therefore there' is no one answer but most cancers have several stages speaking in general terms and these fall into premalignant with atypia, in situ, early, advanced, invasive, and metastatic. Furthermore most cancers will be staged by the tnm classification. ...Read more

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What are the types of eczema?

What are the types of eczema?

Rash: Eczema is often used as a generic term for any type of flat skin rash. The best defined one is atopic dermatitis which is caused by the skin's inability to keep water in the cells interacting with allergies. But contact dermatitis or any type of rash has been called eczema by some. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of skin rash in children?

What are the most common types of skin rash in children?

Skin rash: The most common causes in children are impetigo, scabies and lice. Appropriate diagnosis and appropriate therapy is curative. ...Read more

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Can abscesses on different parts of the body be related?

Can abscesses on different parts of the body be related?

Abscess: Yes, and the offending infective organism must be identified and the appropriate antibiotic used. In addition your general health must be evaluated and an explanation offered for the presence of multiple abscesses. ...Read more

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What is the cause of these rough dry patches of skin on face?

What is the cause of these rough dry patches of skin on face?

Dry, rough skin: These patches of skin would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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Why types of lotions are the best on dry skin?

Why types of lotions are the best on dry skin?

Ceramide Lotions: Especially if you have sensitive, dry skin, daily application of a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizing lotion (cerave) will promote normal desquamation and exfoliation of the epidermis. In addition, it contains ceramide that will reduce insensible water loss and enhance the barrier function and epidermal and dermal water content. ...Read more

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What are the different types of blemish treatments?

What are the different types of blemish treatments?

Topicals & medicine: Blemishes can be treated with laser skin care, prescription topical creams and gels, pills, and over the counter salicylic acid or benzyl peroxide. Many over the counter rememdies do not work because the general population is resistent to them since they have been around 40 plus years review this with your doctor to get started on a program that is correct for your type of acne. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more