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Doctor insights on: Do Black People Sweat More

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I have hydrocephalus when I sweat it looks black?

I have hydrocephalus when I sweat it looks black?

Rare Disease: Chromhidrosis is a rare condition characterized by the secretion of colored sweat. - not related to hydrocephalus. Chromhidrosis is apocrine in origin. Although apocrine glands are found in the genital, axillary, areolar, and facial skin, chromhidrosis is reported only on the face, axillae, and breast areola.

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What does aids look like on black people skin?

What does aids look like on black people skin?

HIV/AIDS: This is very variable and depends upon the particular infection or malignancy causing the skin lesions.

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Why is black people hair different from other races?

Why is black people hair different from other races?

The Why's: This is a bit of an offensive question. There are so many variables in race that your phrasing of the question is possibly offensive. Sometimes in medicine the 'whys' for how things are in the real world are unknown. Like why do we even have hair. Or why there are men and women? Why some humans have different texture to their hair over others is impossible to know. It just is as it is.

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I have a small black dot on my upper back that hurts, I sweat a lot could it be because of that?

I have a small black dot on my upper back that hurts, I sweat a lot could it be because of that?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.

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With this ebola issue, is it true that the medications do not really help african or black people?

With this ebola issue, is it true that the medications do not really help african or black people?

Misinformation: With widespread media coverage and today's methods of instant global communication, there is a greater likelihood for misinformation about the current Ebola outbreak. Check the CDC website for accurate updates: http://www. Cdc. Gov/vhf/ebola/

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What does ringworm look like on black people?

What does ringworm look like on black people?

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Can you tell me how I could get full lips like black people/angelina jolie?

Can you tell me how I could get full lips like black people/angelina jolie?

Dermal fillers: Products like Juvederm, restylane (dermal fillers) are very nice lip fillers. They are not permanent and last about 4-6 months so if you hate it afterward it will resolve in time. Go to a doctor well trained in this procedure and a long good track record.

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Are autoimmune diseases more common in black people or there's no difference?

Are autoimmune diseases more common in black people or there's no difference?

Some are: There are certain diseases that are more common in black persons than not. The ultimate autoimmune disease - systemic lupus erythematosus - is more commom in blacks than non- black persons but many other autoimmune diseases do not show any racial preferences.

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Why is asthma prevalence higher in african american/black and other minority populations?

Why is asthma prevalence higher in african american/black and other minority populations?

See below:: Probably due to a variety of social factors: disparities in health care access and communication; neighborhood social structure; and environmental effects of living in low quality living conditions.

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Is it true that black skin (black people) always need creams and milks to take care about their skin? Even males?

Is it true that black skin (black people) always need creams and milks to take care about their skin? Even males?

No: Although your question may tip-toe the line of ignorance and racism, not all dark skin males need creams to care for their skin. There are no absolutes in medicine.

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How long does it take black cohosh to start working? I'm trying to relieve the hot flashes and sweats associated with menopause.

How long does it take black cohosh to start working? I'm trying to relieve the hot flashes and sweats associated with menopause.

Black cohosh: I disagree with my colleague's opinion about black cohosh, which is not just a "pop" remedy. It does have research supporting its use. A recent example: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/22157510 and also http://tinyurl. Com/lnovtea you should see some results in a few weeks of consistent dosing. 20 mg of a standardized extract twice daily. If no help, work w/an integrative ob-gyn.

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My stepdad blacked out last night twice. Both times he says he smelled ammonia, went into a cold sweat, & didn't know where he was for a few seconds.

My stepdad blacked out last night twice. Both times he says he smelled ammonia, went into a cold sweat, & didn't know where he was for a few seconds.

ER-NOW!!!: This sounds like a "brain attack" wither a stroke or TIS. This is a true medical emergency: call 911 or transport him to your local ER

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Do black people have an extra muscle in their leg?

Do black people have an extra muscle in their leg?

No, we're all alike: No, nobody has an extra muscle. We're all the same because we all came from the same ancestors (the skin color differences developed later, when people migrated to various parts of the world, and the groups became isolated from one another).

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Can white people get sickle cell disease? Or is this disease exclusive to black people?

Can white people get sickle cell disease? Or is this disease exclusive to black people?

Yes and No: The genes by which a person inherits skin color are different from the genes for inheriting sickle cell trait and disease. Therefore, in the U.S., where many people marry others with different skin colors, kids can be born with sickle cell trait or disease and have any skin color. The disease occurs in about 1 out of 400 black (racial) Americans, and 1 out of 16, 000 Hispanic (ethnic) Americans.

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What sun protection factor lotion should black people and other very dark-skinned people use?

What sun protection factor lotion should black people and other very dark-skinned people use?

SPF: There's a perception that people with darker skin don't have to worry about skin cancer, but that's not true. Minorities do get skin cancer, and because of this false perception most cases aren't diagnosed until they are more advanced and difficult to treat. Use an spf of 30.

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Hi I'm a girl and I'm African American meaning I'm black, and my armpits are plain out white what do I do to make it not so white?

It's normal: I can understand how you might be concerned but if they probably are similar in color to you palms and soles. These are areas of you body that do not require much meloin or color to prtect from the sun naturally. I would advise you realize this is a very normal situation.

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Why do mainly black people have sickle cell anaemia?

Why do mainly black people have sickle cell anaemia?

Where it started.: Malaria across the central belt of the africa acted as a form of selective pressure, influencing the genetic development of resistance to the disease and thereby enabling the survival of human populations. Malaria protection evolved only in people who carried genes for sickle-cell anemia. Africans without the sickle-cell genes died from malaria, leading to a genetic advantage.

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Why is statistics high on hiv/aids amongst black people? Any insights?

Many theories: HIV infection is high in African Americans (AA) likely for many reasons. Some suggest that it is lack of knowledge about HIV/poor access to medical care and HIV testing. Others suggest that the stigma of having HIV and issues of homophobia within the AA community have kept people 'in the closet' or 'on the down low' and not willing to get tested or disclose to friends/family that they are HIV+.