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Doctor insights on: Genetic Skin Diseases In Children

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Genetic (Definition)

From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more


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What skin diseases can stress cause?

What skin diseases can stress cause?

Stress: Stress directly affects the immune system. The immune system is involved in many skin diseases, thus stress can affect many diseases. Psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea are a few. ...Read more

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Which fruits and vegetables protect against skin diseases?

Which fruits and vegetables protect against skin diseases?

Healthy skin: Carrots, Kale, Lemons, Ginger, Parsley, Beets & Watercress are excellent for helping to keep skin healthier. ...Read more

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Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Bacteria: Some skin diseases are totally caused by bacteria, such as an infection of the skin (impetigo or cellulitis). Some diseases have several contributing causes and bacteria can be one of these contributing causes (acne). ...Read more

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Why does skin lose its ability to hold moisture n water? What skin diseases do this?

Ans: Not quite sure what you are asking. The skin retains moisture but will realize moisture if the body gets to hot. The body regulates itself. As one ages the skin texture ages and changes. Also hard or soft water can affect the skin. Moisturizers can affect the skin. But the bottom line is the body will regulate its temperature through the skin ...Read more

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Which skin diseases can I get because of pregnancy?

Many: There are many skin disorders tht can occur in pregnancy, especially itching...Most serious rash is something called herpes gestationis...It is an autoimmune blistering eruption. Also something called puppp is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What are some rare skin diseases?

Skin diseases: Consider Argyria, Erythropoietic protoporphyria, Harlequin ichthyosis & Blau syndrome. There are very nice photos that came off of this CBS article: http://www. Cbsnews. Com/pictures/9-uncommon-skin-conditions/ ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Skin diseases?

Skin diseases: Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of tissue cover the body. ...Read more

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Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?

Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?

Sometimes: Exposure to harsh chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Even repeated exposure to water or work related chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Pollution can have van irritant effect on facial skin and cleaning the face with a gentle cleanser and the use of emollients can help in minimizing damage. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what does lpp stand for in skin diseases?

Can you tell me what does lpp stand for in skin diseases?

Lichen planopilaris: Lpp for short, is looked upon as lichen planus of the hair follicle. It can be suspected clinically but a biopsy is often performed to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment can be challenging but care by a dermatologist will provide the best chance at improvement and to reduce the chances of scarring hair loss. Good luck. Http://dermnetnz. Org/hair-nails-sweat/lichen-planopilaris. Html. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how sulfur is used to treat skin diseases?

Balneotherapy: Https://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/sulfur

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Will botox prevent me from getting skin diseases later in life?

Will botox prevent me from getting skin diseases later in life?

No: Botox helps to prevent deepening or worsening of certain lines or wrinkles that are caused by facial expression or frowning. It also helps with excessive sweating and migraine headaches. Does not prevent skin diseases however. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to stop taking methotrexate suddenly for skin diseases?

Is it advisable to stop taking methotrexate suddenly for skin diseases?

Possible flare: Possibly may cause flare, but depends on why stopping. If significant side effect, that outweighs the flare risk. ...Read more

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How can you prevent yourself from getting skin diseases while wrestling?

How can you prevent yourself from getting skin diseases while wrestling?

Good mat hygene: Ask the manager of the studio how they decomtaminate their mats. This is very important for the safety of the wrestlers.

The studio where I take krav maga have the mats done every night.

Also, we allow no shoes from the outside on the mat at any time. Only shoes worn only in the studio are allowed. ...Read more

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Hi! Can you please guide for medicine for morphea skin diseases currently uv light are going on. How long can can it take to cure 100%?

Hi! Can you please guide for medicine for morphea skin diseases currently uv light are going on. How long can can it take to cure 100%?

Have you: Have you discussed options with your doctor. There are topical treatments, intralesional, oral etc. The light therapy would take an average of 3 months to work. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract any skin diseases when in a public swimming pool?

Is it possible to contract any skin diseases when in a public swimming pool?

No: If the pool is maintained well then the chlorine or other chemicals in the water will protect you from any disease organisms.

If you have any questions about a particular pool seek out the pool manager and ask for the test results of the water. These have to be done on a regular basis to check for water quality. ...Read more

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Do dogs carry skin diseases, like ringworm, that can be transmitted to humans through touching?

Do dogs carry skin diseases, like ringworm, that can be transmitted to humans through touching?

Diseases from dogs: Diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are rabies, ring worm, leptospira, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, tapeworm, giardiasis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, q fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, roundworm, salmonellosis, lyme disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxocara infection, flea tapeworm. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for henoch-schonlein purpura skin diseases?

None to Prednisone: There is no specific treatment. Most cases go away on their own without treatment. If symptoms persist, your doctor may recommend therapy with corticosteroids.
Check out this site:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001461/. ...Read more

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How many skin diseases are there?

Thousands!: The skin is the largest organ of the body, and there are over a thousand named diseases. ...Read more

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Skin diseases sirius problam in head?

Skin diseases sirius problam in head?

See dermatologist: See a dermatologist to check the area and recommend appropriate treatments. Most scalp conditions are treated with a combination of medicated shampoos and topical medications. ...Read more

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Do dogs carry skin diseases that can be transmitted to humans?

Do dogs carry skin diseases that can be transmitted to humans?

Diseases from dogs: Diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans are rabies, ring worm, leptospira, brucellosis, campylobacteriosis, tapeworm, giardiasis, hookworm, leishmaniasis, q fever, rocky mountain spotted fever, roundworm, salmonellosis, lyme disease, cryptosporidiosis, toxocara infection, flea tapeworm. ...Read more

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What types of sexually transmitted diseases or skin diseases can be acquired through body to body massage?

MRSA chlamydia: Mrsa, impetigo, tinea, or chlamydia (if sexual secretions were involved) are easily transferred in body to body contact. ...Read more

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Are skin diseases generally inherited?

Skin disease: Many skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, moles, melanoma, etc. Have a strong hereditary component. Let your dermatologist know if skin conditions or skin cancer runs in your family. ...Read more

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How can we differentiate Henoch schonlein purpura with other skin diseases such as chickenpox, and how it can be treated?

How can we differentiate Henoch schonlein purpura with other skin diseases such as chickenpox, and how it can be treated?

Recognizing pattern: Someone who is well trained can distinguish these by history and exam. Since neither requires treatment, the management of potential secondary problems is where training also provides proper direction. A lay person and some physicians would not be expected to recognize HSP nor could the differences be explained within the limits of this platform. ...Read more

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I am suffering from these skin diseases acne, rosacea, impetigo, carbuncle?

See a dermatologist: Given you have these skin problems, your best bet is to see a dermatologist who is an expert in treating these disorders. I actually doubt that you have 'all' of these diseases and you probably have one diagnosis -- cystic acne. Dermatologists have many tools that can help these patients, so hope you can get some help there. ...Read more

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For hyperkeratotic skin diseases, which is more better for sensitive skin - lactic acid lotion (lac-hydrin) or urea-based creams?

Both used: It really depends on the percentages of each medication. Many preparations have both urea and Lactic Acid in them. Your skin is also unique and what might appear to be gentler might give you a worse reaction than the so-called potent preparation. If you are treating keratosis pilaris (kp) then you might seek the help of a dermatologist or even have a preparation compounded. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is latest medicine for hcm (highper trophic cardio myopathy-heart diseases) and psoriasis (skin diseases)?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is latest medicine for hcm (highper trophic cardio myopathy-heart diseases) and psoriasis (skin diseases)?

HCM: Drugs for hcm are commonly those that are negatively inotropic such as all betablockers, verapamil and (if an antiarrhythmic is needed), norpace (disopyramide). For serious arrhythmias, often used with an icd, amiodarone. For psoriasis: sorry, not my field! If drugs fail, surgery is indicated (myomectomy/myotomy). ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference from fordyce spots or other non contagious skin diseases from an STI. I am quite certain the spots on my penile shaft an?

How can I tell the difference from fordyce spots or other non contagious skin diseases from an STI. I am quite certain the spots on my penile shaft an?

Easy: just look!: Fordyce spots are normal skin glands. Google it for photos; if yours look similar, that's what you have. There is no STD that looks like them. If in doubt, get professional care. Australia's federal sexual health centres are the world's best network of STD/HIV clinics. You'll never go wrong with care at your local SHC. (If in Sydney or Melbourne, your local clinics are the best of the best.) ...Read more

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Can Chlamydia cause any skin conditions/diseases? (on arms and/or legs)

Squamous cells: Chlamydial infections usually involve cells such as the conjunctiva of the eye or the cervix, uterus and Fallopian tubes not squamous cells such as the skin. ...Read more

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