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Atopy (Definition)

Atopy usually dignifies atopic dermatitis. Some people call it eczema. It is a condition which affects the skin with dryness, redness, itchiness. It is probably brought on by allergy, but in most instances we don't know ...Read more


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How does you cure or reduce the symptoms of adult atopy? Tired of skin reactions to various things.

Atopy: There is no cure for atopy which is not usually a reaction to outside things but rather an internal problem. Prescription strength steroid creams and moisturizers are effective at minimizing the signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the causes of exercise intolerance, and how does one acquire the disease?

What are the causes of exercise intolerance, and how does one acquire the disease?

Could be serious: A severe drop in your ability to exercise should be evaluated by a doctor. Although it could be as minor as a cold, or just overtraining, it could be an early sign of a serious heart or lung condition. ...Read more

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Is there anything to take to lower the increase of patches of hives in a 3 year old. And, how long do hives last.?

Is there anything to take to lower the increase of patches of hives in a 3 year old.  And, how long do hives last.?

Read on: Of course try to figure out the cause of the hives or they will constantly recur. U can give benadryl, (diphenhydramine) call ur dr for the dosage, or u can give some of the once a day antihistamines as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make them tired. Hives can last about three to five days possibly longer but consult ur dr if much longer especially if u can't figure out the reason for them. ...Read more

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How to increase the size of chest.tell me solution except of surgery?

How to increase the size of chest.tell me solution except of surgery?

Actually: There is no other way but plastic surgery... An yet how about being happy the way you are, that is healthy and wonderful. A true man will not love you more or less because of the size of your breasts ...Read more

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How can one reduce the size of one's belly?

How can one reduce the size of one's belly?

Lose weight: The simple answer is diet and exercise. But for some people who are severely overweight the need surgery afterward to reduce the excess skin. ...Read more

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I have aTSH level of 0.113 . How does that fall within the chart of hyperthyroidism?

I have aTSH level of 0.113 .  How does that fall within the chart of hyperthyroidism?

TSH test: Labs have different cutoffs for normal. Always send these with your questions about lab tests. Happy to do 2nd opinon to help. ...Read more

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How can one develop cancer of the brain and the syptoms?

How can one develop cancer of the brain and the syptoms?

Several ways.: There are tumors that originate in the brain itself, then there are metastatic tumors that originate elsewhere and spread to the brain. Symptoms vary widely, and can include headache, seizures, and sensory or motor disturbances. The specific genetic factors that lead to brain tumors are not well known, but family history, age, race and exposure to ionizing radiation & chemicals increase the risk. ...Read more

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What happens if some one have 70 kg in the age of 18 , how much the laser treatment will reduce the fat. is there any side effect ?

What happens if some one have 70 kg in the age of 18 , how much the laser treatment will reduce the fat. is there any side effect ?

Laser treatment: to remove fat is not a substitute for healthy nutrition & exercise. If you just wanted some spot fat loss that would be one thing but if you need to lose weight - you need another approach. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated ...Read more

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How does the behavior of cancer in children differ from those of adults? If it differs at all.

How does the behavior of cancer in children differ from those of adults? If it differs at all.

More curable...: Typically cancer in children are more curable. This is probably due to a number of factors such as the cancers are biologically different than their adult counterparts, and that we are able to treat children with more intensive therapy because they are more resilient. Another difference is that certain cancers really only happen in kids (neuroblastoma) or just in adults (colon, breast). ...Read more

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Following how much time does the child suffering from thalassemia major show symptoms of disease after birth?

Following how much time does the child suffering from thalassemia major show symptoms of disease after birth?

9-12 months old: Children with beta-thalassemia major usually demonstrate no initial symptoms until the later part of the first year of life (when beta chains are needed to pair with Alpha chains to form hemoglobin (hb) a, after gamma chains production is turned off). ...Read more

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What percent of adults have true food allergies?! do the same percent have anaphlaxis or how does that work?

What percent of adults have true food allergies?! do the same percent have anaphlaxis or how does that work?

Food allergies: About 4 percent of people have food allergies anaphylaxis is a much rarer occurrence., affecting one in 13 people. ...Read more

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How to know the cause of urticaria in one year old baby? treatment? and could it result in hypomelanosis?

How to know the cause of urticaria in one year old baby? treatment? and could it result in hypomelanosis?

Urticaria: In a one year old is uncommon,especially chronic types, even though,most of the time the cause would be unknown & would resolve spontaneously,just get controlled with medicine like cetirizine.Allergies to certain foods can be a cause,but mostly it's obvious with direct correlation with the offending food as milk or peanuts.Right diagnosis leads to right management,check again,have a 2nd opinion ...Read more

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Hi! Could you tell me the difference between the symptoms of pityriasis rosea and parapsoriasis? How common is each rash and the prognosis? Thanks!

Hi! Could you tell me the difference between the symptoms of pityriasis rosea and parapsoriasis? How common is each rash and the prognosis? Thanks!

Similar appearance: The palisading variant of small-plaque parapsoriasis is particularly similar to pityriasis rosea. Several salmon-colored patches with a fine scale at the edge can occur scattered over the trunk and extremities. Large plaque parapsoriasis has larger arching appearance and is more distinct. Pityriasis rosea is more common, benign and limited to 10-20 days vs months for parapsoriasis. See derm. ...Read more

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How to increase the apetite of my baby who is 2years of age.

How to increase the apetite of my baby who is 2years of age.

Picky eaters: Picky eating habits will drive most parents crazy.At 2 yr the grow rate has slowed to ~5lb/3inch/yr which is much slower than earlier.Feeding matches need. Most feed well 4days a month & nibble the rest.Single item days are common(breads, vegies, etc) & a balanced week is more common than a balanced meal. If you only offer nutritious choices, they will get what they need.Discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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What is the difference between pre-mature ejaculation and erectile disjunction. How one know which one he is suffering from? What is the cure for each

What is the difference between pre-mature ejaculation and erectile disjunction. How one know which one he is suffering from? What is the cure for each

Big difference: Premature ejaculation (pe) is defined as having an orgasm before it's desired. Erectile dysfunction (ed) is inability to achieve an erection. Pe is a complex mental / physical issue, and ed is more organic. There are medications like viagra (sildenafil) that treat ed. See your dr to make sure there aren't more serious causes such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, etc, and to discuss available treatmen. ...Read more

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How long do the symptoms of fifth disease last in adults?

How long do the symptoms of fifth disease last in adults?

Weeks: Fifth disease can cause sore joints for weeks in adults. This will usually go away without any serious problems; however, pregnant women and people with sickle cell disease can have severe consequences from fifth disease. ...Read more

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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more