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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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I have sudden tingling in my fingertips.?

I have sudden tingling in my fingertips.?

Several reasons: We all get tinfling in our fingers occasionally but if it stays or reoccurs frequently it is worth getting it checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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I have very itchy fingertips.

I have very itchy fingertips.

Vague: Truthfully, you did not really ask a question to answer. However, your statement makes me wonder if you are touching things you are allergic to or if there is any problem with your circulation to the fingertips causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why are my fingertips peeling?

Why are my fingertips peeling?

Lack of moisture is : A common cause, the key though is why are your fignertips suffering form a lack of moisture. Circulation, endocrine such as thyroid and diabetes, nerve insuficiecny form carpal tunnel to neuropathy t vitamin deficiency, eczema, psoriasis , occupational exposure, and many more. ...Read more

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Why fingertips wrinkle without water?

Why  fingertips wrinkle without water?

Fingertip wrinkling: Is a complex response, to temperature, humidity, circulation, nerve supply and pressure . Immersion in water is only one way to see wrinkles occur , the best known, on fingertips. ...Read more

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My fingertips are peeling off what is it?

My fingertips are peeling off what is it?

Hand Eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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Why do I have brown spots on my fingertips?

Why do I have brown spots on my fingertips?

Call your MD: Sounds like you will need a workup and tests to better determine your issue. ...Read more

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If lost fingertip can you feel "phantom pain"?

If lost fingertip can you feel "phantom pain"?

Yes: Any nerve amputation including the digital nerve may result in phantom pain. ...Read more

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My fingertips get numb a lot what does that mean?

My fingertips get numb a lot what does that mean?

Circulatory disorder: If you have poor circulation or a neurological condition this can cause numbness. ...Read more

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How to bring more stimulation to numb fingertips?

How to bring more stimulation to numb fingertips?

Depends on cause: If the numbness is due to treatable or reversible cause then treatment can restore the sensations otherwise it may be permanent. ...Read more

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Why does chemotherapy cause numbness on fingertips?

Why does chemotherapy cause numbness on fingertips?

It depends: Numbness can be caused by many reasons. Some of the chemo drugs can cause peripheral neuropathy which can menifest as numbness and tingling, usually affecting both the toes and the fingers. It is usually progressive and can get worse with each treatment, so you should let your oncologist know about it and decide when to modify your treatment to prevent this problem from worsening. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation on my fingertips, what to do?

I have burning sensation on my fingertips, what to do?

Damaged nerves: You are describing nerve or neuropathic pain, but need more information to properly answer your question. ...Read more

Dr. John Mancoll
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Cicatrix (Definition)

Cicatrix = wound scar due to formation & ...Read more