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Hair loss and skin problems. What should I do, Wich kind of exams? Best regards

Hair loss and skin problems. What should I do, Wich kind of exams? Best regards

Skin and hair issue.: This depends on the symptoms. Do you have male pattern hair loss? Thinning? Patches of hair loss? What are your skin issues?
Some basic labs would be warranted including thyroid and eventually hormonal or nutritional changes which can factor in. A further discussion with clarification of symptoms would help guide the further workup. ...Read more

Skin Problems (Definition)

Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of ...Read more


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I'm 22, I have 4 white patches of hair on my head. Each 1 has a tiny spot where the white hair grows. They sometimes itch. No other skin problems atall?

I'm 22, I have 4 white patches of hair on my head. Each 1 has a tiny spot where the white hair grows. They sometimes itch. No other skin problems atall?

? vitiligo: It is difficult to know without examining the patches, however, what you described is consistent with vitiligo. See this site for additional information and consult your doctor.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001834/. ...Read more

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Hello I am taking skin hair and nail multivitamins. However my skin problems are really hormonal breakouts. Can I take hormone balancing tablets too?

Hello I am taking skin hair and nail multivitamins. However my skin problems are really hormonal breakouts. Can I take hormone balancing tablets too?

Yes...: Estrogen is the predominant hormone in the first half of the menstrual cycle. Progesterone is the main one in the second half. Both hormones fall to lower levels as menstrual bleed approaches, but a woman's testosterone stays at a fairly constant level--having relatively higher levels before and during menstruation, causing acne. OCP's can raise estrogen levels, reducing this effect. ...Read more

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To which dr should a person go to check a mola at the head? Can I see a dr specialized in skin problems

To which dr should a person go to check a mola at the head? Can I see a dr specialized in skin problems

Yes: A skin specialist will be fine, If the lesion is in a cosmetically sensitive area, you could consult a plastic surgeon for the removal, if needed. ...Read more

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Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

Extreme weakness and fatigue muscle achy shortness of breath pressure in chest and neck digestive issues skin problems hair loss migraine dbl vision?

See a physician.: Just the double vision is of such a concern that if that was your only symptom, I would advise you to see a physician. shortness of breath and chest pressure is another indication to see a doc. Perhaps all this is anxiety, but you must have this evaluated medically. ...Read more

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Can sugar cause skin problems?

Can sugar cause skin problems?

Sugar: Sugar by itself won't cause skin infection or problems, but excess sugar leading to diabetes definitely can. Diabetes puts you at higher risk for skin infections and skin discolorations. ...Read more

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What can I use for my oily skin problems?

What can I use for my oily skin problems?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Can using too much laundry detergent cause you skin problems?

Can using too much laundry detergent cause you skin problems?

Yes: Detergents and soaps are caustic chemicals. Too much can irritate the skin leading to an irritant contact dermatitis. Studies show that we don't even need detergents in our clothing washers, just the gyration itself cleans the clothes. If you use anything, use hypoallergenic and use 1/2 whatever they recommend. ...Read more

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Do smoking will effect stamina? How can I solve my skin problems?

Do smoking will effect stamina? How can I solve my skin problems?

Smoking and stamina: Smoking certainly decreases stamina, both directly by decreasing lung function, damaging lung tissue and causing respiratory bronchiolitis or other interstitial diseases. It also raises the amount of carbon monoxide in the blood which irreversibly binds to the same sites of the hemoglobin molecule that should carry oxygen to your body. ...Read more

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What kind of skin problems cause arise due to overdose of anesthesia?

Probably none.: None that I have ever heard of or encountered. Would need more specific detail. ...Read more

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Could there been a link between my skin problems and my mental problems?

Could be: Eczematous skin problems can be provoked by anxiety or similar psychological problems. So can asthma, abdominal pain, urinary frequency. This is best discussed with your family practioner. ...Read more

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Which skin problems occur when in baking environment and how to treat them?

Several: Most common revolve around cleaning and washing, others involve irritant to products used. Be cognizant of your environment and avoid irritants as best you can. May need to coordinate with a dermatologist to MAP out an effective strategy. ...Read more

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Sir I have a skin problems?

What's your question: Please describe your skin problem so that the doctors on this site can give their input. If possible, describe how long you've had it, what makes it better/worse, and what you've tried to cure it. ...Read more

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What are the best herbs fo skin problems?

What are the best herbs fo skin problems?

Need a diagnosis: Do not treat unless you know what it is. See a doctor if you do not know you have and she will start you on the correct medications usually topical but occasionally pills. ...Read more

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What skin problems can be treated at home?

What skin problems can be treated at home?

Difficult to Answer: Not fair. What works for one person might not work for another with the same exact skin. Unfortunately, no herbal treatments are fda-approved or tested, so I simply remind people, "let the buyer beware." I recommend hypoallergenic lotions as the best initial therapy. Dry skin is a huge cause of many skin problems. ...Read more

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Can there be natural ways to treat skin problems?

Vague question: You would need the skin problem to be diagnosed and then your doctor could suggest the many ways to treat the condition. If you have dry, oily or com, bination skin, your medspa doctor could help you with these issues and keep your skin glowing with laser skin care. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: skin problems?

Depends: Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of a type of problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are natural ways to treat skin problems?

Natural is danger: The word natural can be dangerous. What you really want are less preservatives in your products. But it really depends on your skin type, your age, your skin condition (acne, sun damage...)and what you want the products to do. I recommend you see a dermatologist to discuss your skin issues. ...Read more

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Are skin problems easy to diagnose, or is there a lot of room for error?

Are skin problems easy to diagnose, or is there a lot of room for error?

Derms know!: If you are seeing a dermatologist, the vast majority of skin problems are relatively easy for us to diagnose, as we see them all the time! There are of course always tricky problems, because rashes and skin lesions can vary depending on how long they are present, if infected, the skin type, prior treatment, etc. Sometimes even a biopsy won't give us the exact answer, but that's usually rare. ...Read more

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Skin problems from IV drug use?

Simple answer: This may sound silly but, stop using drugs and you will not have the skin problems. I am not sure what problems you are having but there are a whole host of problems that occur for drug use., skin popping, chronic itching and excoriations, secondary skin infection to name a few. My best advice is to stop using! ...Read more

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Could botox and fillers cause skin problems?

Could botox and fillers cause skin problems?

Rare: There are complications to any procedure. Very rare with botox and fillers. For best results see skilled clinician. ...Read more

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How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

What parasite?: I'm not sure what you mean or what parasites you're referring to. Parasites are not common causes of skin problems in the U.S. Far more common is delusional parasitosis, a psychiatric condition in which patient think they're infected with parasites. It's difficult to treat, because it's very hard to convince the sufferers that they need psychiatric help rather than antiparasitic medications. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have skin problems because of sea water?

Is it normal to have skin problems because of sea water?

Possibly: Sea water is saltier than the body's fluids; so it can draw water from the skin, causing dryness. Condition is even worse in bodies of extremely salty water like great salt lake or dead sea. Thus, good idea to rinse off with fresh water after swimming/playing in ocean & to apply moisturizer. ...Read more

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