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Does anyone else have the skin condition nevus flameus?

Does anyone else have the skin condition nevus flameus?

Nevus flammeus: Capillary malformation, usually referred to as a port-wine stain or nevus flammeus, is the most common type of vascular malformation. As a congenital malformation of the superficial dermal blood vessels, capillary malformation is present at birth and grows in size commensurate with the child; capillary malformations remain present for life and have no tendency toward involution. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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How can I better my skin condition?

How can I better my skin condition?

Condition: What skin condition do you have ? You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Do you have information on skin condition?

Do you have information on skin condition?

Very broad question: Please provide a more specific question.

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What is the best way to "fix" a light skin condition of mine?

What is the best way to "fix" a light skin condition of mine?

Not sure which: Condition you are referring to. Suggest you see a dermatologist for assessment and possible treatment plan. ...Read more

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How dangerous is the skin condition rosacea?

How dangerous is the skin condition rosacea?

Is rosacea dangerous: Rosacea is not dangerous. It can lead to some unsightly changes but rarely causes serious health problems. If rosacea involves the edge of the eyelid it can cause some more significant ocular problems. ...Read more

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Have any of you heard of a skin condition called hydranituis suppertivia i'm sure i'm spelling that wrong but if u have any info for me let me no?

Yes it is known enti: Yes, for sure it is, rare yet quite well known medical entity. It is an infection of the axillary(arm pit) glands which is quite hard to get rid off. You need to see a good surgeon and an infectious disease(id) specialist working together as it needs good antibiotics and sometimes surgery to drain the pockets of pus that develop in this condition. ...Read more

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Which type of skin condition/allergy do I have?

Many possibilities: There are a wide variety of skin conditions and many can be from an allergic reaction. The diagnosis can typically be found after a detailed history, thorough physical examination and sometimes testing. A dermatologist or allergist can assist in evaluating rashes and treating allergies. ...Read more

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What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

What can I do for relief of my itchy skin condition?

Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more