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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Likewise my mom, i hv severe eczema in genital area for years;always itchy when sweating, skin in this area are darkened.Is it hereditary? Medicine?

Likewise my mom, i hv severe eczema in genital area for years;always itchy when sweating, skin in this area are darkened.Is it hereditary? Medicine?

Eczema: Eczema is a multifactorial disease. Many genetic abnormalities might play a role in its pathology either hereditary or new mutation. One of those that has been identified to be associated with severe eczema is a mutation in a skin protein called filagrin, which helps maintaining the skin integrity. Regardless, moisturizer ; antiinflammatory meds are main treatment. See an allergist ordermatologist. ...Read more

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Itches near genitals, could be eczema?

Itches near genitals, could be eczema?

Likely fungal : Young males with itching near the genitals is often a fungal infection ("jock itch"). You can try an over the counter medication. Eczema is also possible if you have a history of eczema. ...Read more

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Help please! is eczema the same as genital herpes?

No it is not same: Genital nherpes is an infection caused by herpes simp[lex virus type1 eczema is a non infectious skin condition. ...Read more

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I have a dark colored patch just above my genital region on my pubic hair area ,is it eczema its 3 shades darker than my skin and can i solve this?

I have a dark colored patch  just above my genital region  on my pubic hair area ,is it eczema its 3 shades darker than my skin and can i solve this?

Need more informatio: Eczema is often dark but usually itches. Dark patches can be many other diagnoses especially if you are dark completed to begin with. Consider seeing a dermatologist if it continues to bother you ...Read more

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I'm not sure what this maybe 3 weeks ago i noticed bruises well it looked like bruises or small red patches under my underarm, im not sure if it was because i shaved, I do have sensitive skin but i never had eczema there before.I do have genital herpes bu

I'm not sure what this maybe 3 weeks ago i noticed bruises well it looked like bruises or small red patches under my underarm, im not sure if it was because i shaved, I do have sensitive skin but i never had eczema there before.I do have genital herpes bu

My : My best advice is for you to schedule a visit with your primary care provider or a dermatologist if that is an option for you. Typically herpes does not look like bruises, rather fluid filled blisters that are very painful when they initially appear. Also, eczema does not typically look like what you described in your post. You may be dealing with a dermatitis and/or allergy from shaving. Regardless, please see a medical professional. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have eczema on my face and my girlfriend has gential herpes?

What to do if I have eczema on my face and my girlfriend has gential herpes?

Eczema: Eczema can lead to breakdown of the skin, which is a natural barrier of protection against viruses such as herpes. Avoidance of any herpetic lesions with skin affected by eczema would be advisable to decrease the chance of herpes transmission. ...Read more

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What to do if I have eczema. and just got diagnosed with herpes. hsv1 on my genitalia. help?

What to do if I have eczema. and just got diagnosed with herpes. hsv1 on my genitalia. help?

HSV 1 and HSV 2 : Herpes simplex is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex, but not trough clothing. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. See your PCP for eczema. ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

No cure, treatable: There is no cure for eczema but atopic conditions such as eczema or asthma can be easily treated with a good regimen, and with steroids with flareups. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more

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