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Doctor insights on: Occlusive Clothing And Miliaria

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Does wearing spandex cause pimples on covered areas?

Does wearing spandex cause pimples on covered areas?

Yes if sensitive: Yes if you are sensitive to one of the materials or if you do not allow the skin to adequately "breathe". Consider other compression garments that permit sweat to evaporate and also avoid the use of occlusive moisturizing agents. ...Read more

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Does wearing wet socks cause a fever?

Does wearing wet socks cause a fever?

No: Wearing wet soaks does not cause fever but could eventually lead to skin breakdown or increase risk for fungal infections. ...Read more

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Does sweat lead skin to being smooth or dry?

Does sweat lead skin to being smooth or dry?

Glisten: Most sweating skin glistens. When you wipe it off you should drink fluids to rehydrate so that you do not become dehydrated. It will not smoothe the skin. ...Read more

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Does wearing pantyliners cause or prevent infections?

Does wearing pantyliners cause or prevent infections?

Neither: Pantyliners may diminish the amount of moisture accumulating in the perineum (the area of the labia and vaginal opening), and by doing so, diminish the irritation to the soft tissues, thus minimizing the chances of infection, but this is theoretical. They certainly do not cause infections. ...Read more

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Does gym clothes cause anal itching?

Does gym clothes cause anal itching?

Maybe: You could be sweating or be sensitive ot material, colr etc. Wash after workout and use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream as barrier on top of hydrocortisone. If it persists and occurs at other times have area evaluated for hemorrhoids, fissures, etc. ...Read more

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Can stress or tighter clothing cause petechia on trunk?

Can stress or tighter clothing cause petechia on trunk?

Review your meds: Stress does not sound like a likely cause for petechiae on your trunk. I'd suggest seeing your doctor about this, and reviewing any medications and/or dietary supplements you might be taking. Depending on what your doctor thinks is happening, some blood studies may be in order also. ...Read more

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If no fungus or bacteria infection, what may cause dandruf? Can allergies cause dry skin?

If no fungus or bacteria infection, what may cause dandruf? Can allergies cause dry skin?

Dandruff: You are asking two questions. Dandruff can be caused by dry skin, but it can be caused by other conditions like psoriasis. And yes, allergies can cause dry skin. ...Read more

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Can abzorb dusting powder releive itching caused when sweat?

Can abzorb dusting powder releive itching caused when sweat?

Powder: Some powders will make itching worse after sweating. What are the ingredients in the powder you would like to use? ...Read more

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Took a trip to the beach and got severe heat rash leading to itching. Does psych medicine cause skin to not sweat and create heat rash? Treatments?

Took a trip to the beach and got severe heat rash leading to itching. Does psych medicine cause skin to not sweat and create heat rash? Treatments?

Psychiatric Meds: Some psychiatric medications make a person more senstive to the sun, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help regarding your particular medications. You can also research all psych meds on the soundmindz.Org web site. Best. ...Read more

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Can latex panty cause genital rash ?

Can latex panty cause genital rash ?

Absolutely: switch to cotton which breaths and doesn't have allergy potential like latex ...Read more

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Can soiled or sweated underwear be cause of testicular cancer?

Can soiled or sweated underwear be cause of testicular cancer?

No: Testicular tumors can be divided into three groups, prepubertal, adolescent,and adult or seminoma. They originate from germ cells at different stages of development. The most common ones arise in postpubertal men and are characterized genetically by having one or more copies of an isochromosome of the short arm of chromosome 12 [i(12p)]. Unrelated to underware. ...Read more

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Can blow dryer's heat damage follicles or cause hair-loss? If not, why is it dangerous?

Can blow dryer's heat damage follicles or cause hair-loss?
If not, why is it dangerous?

Hair dryer: 22 F Cairo asks: Can blow dryer's heat damage follicles or cause hair-loss? If not, why is it dangerous? ANS: yes can fry them if too hot. But careful use not dangerous. And will cause hair loss but must be unusual. If u are concerned I recommend u 1st do a family tree 4 hair loss, age of onset etc in males & females. Pictures at various ages r good. Most likely runs in your family. ...Read more