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How many layers of skin does a human have?

How many layers of skin does a human have?

Skin layers: The skin functions as a protective barrier that interfaces with a sometimes-hostile environment. It is also very involved in maintaining the proper temperature for the body to function well. It gathers sensory information from the environment, and plays an active role in the immune system protecting us from disease. The three layers are epidermis, dermis and hypodermis. ...Read more

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What is a skin heatspot on a human being?

What is a skin heatspot on a human being?

SKIN HEATSPOT?: NEVER HEARD OF SKIN "HEATSPOT" HOW LONG? WHERE? HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR DOCTOR? BETTER TO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. ...Read more

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What creates skin hot spots in humans?

When you say hot: spots i really need to know if you mean itching, "hot" feeling, pain. Please clarify ...Read more

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Layer of white translucent skin on?

More Information: It's hard to know without more information. Is this something you've always had? Or is it new? Does it itch? Is it everywhere? Or only in certain places. You could be experiencing dry skin which may appear as you described above. Also if you've been sunburned recently and are shedding skin which appears white and translucent. Try using gentle moisturizers to keep skin healthy. ...Read more

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What should I do if the first layer of my skin (epidermis) shed?

What should I do if the first layer of my skin (epidermis) shed?

Skin shedding...: ...Occurs in everyone, all the time, as a normal event, but it's hardly noticeable for most people. If you've experienced a generalized peeling of your entire skin surface, something happened to cause it, such as a sunburn or a viral illness, or a medication could have done it. A good emollient lotion should alleviate the dryness, but there my be an underlying problem; see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is MRSA serious and can it be transmitted by human skin to skin contact?

Is MRSA serious and can it be transmitted by human skin to skin contact?

Yes, but: Mrsa is easily transmitted by skin to skin contact. That being said, staph aureus normally lives on our skin, and for the most part, it causes no issues. If the recipient is already sick, immunosuppressed, or otherwise has a poor response to staph aureus in general, they are at higher risk of actually having invasive disease vs. Just colonization. ...Read more

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How would i make my scrape heal faster? Its a bit red im thinking thats the thin layer of skin?

How would i make my scrape heal faster? Its a bit red im thinking thats the thin layer of skin?

Vit C,Zinc,calendula: Vitamin C and zinc are among the most important nutrients for wound healing and deficiencies of both are common. 1000 mg of C 2x/day & 30 mg of Zinc picolinate may help. Various herbs applied topically are thought to help wound healing- among the best are calendula, plantain and comfrey. Salves containing these are sold at health food stores. ...Read more