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I Was Wondering What Is The Difference Between Scabies And Sercoptic Mange
Closely related: Canine scabies also known as sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious infestation of sarcoptes scabiei canis, a burrowing mite. These mite can also infest other mammals for example cats, horses, sheep, and pigs. In humans scabies is due to a closely related species which is adapted to humans (sarcoptes scabiei, variety hominis). ...Read more
Insect vs fungus: Bedbugs are small blood sucking insects that like to feed at night & may leave multiple inflamed bite wounds on your body where they fed. Ringworm occurs when fungal spores settle in the top layers of skin and eat older top skin layers in an expanding circle.The outer ring of the ringworm is where active growth occurs, while the pale inner skin is healing. ...Read more
What is the difference between Stephen Johnson diease and and the syndrome I can't find anything about the diease which I was diagnosed with?
Erythema Multiforme: Erythema Multiforme (EM minor) is a type of allergic reaction that occurs via a distinct and separate mechanism from immediate hypersensitivity reactions (hives). The rash is longer lasting, and generally does not respond to antihistamines. A more severe version called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (aka EM major) also affects mucous membranes (eyes, mouth, genitals) and requires immediate assessment. ...Read more
"Zoo" means animal: Not sure 'why' you want to know this-but typically in medicine, zoonotic refers to animal related diseases. It is an adjective that describes 'where' and 'how' an infectious disease might affect humans. The other word I think you're typing is 'zoonosis' which is a noun and refers to the actual animal disease that can infect humans. So it's grammatical but the point is we're talking animal diseases ...Read more
Sometimes it's hard: Ringworm (see picture), which is a fungal skin infection, is usually round or oval and has raised pink edges with central flattening and scaling. It can enlarge and may or may not itch. Eczema comes in various shapes, including round or oval, but tends to be a solid patch of itchy, dry, raised, rough, red rash. Sometimes a test (skin scraping) is needed to see if fungus is present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the main diff between adderall and lexapro. I was given one when I forgot my meds and it also helped me. Is there a lesser evil between the 2?
Different Class: Lexapro is an antidepressant and Adderall is a stimulant. Hard to answer which is less evil. Lexapro probably safer overall, but with some side effects. Adderall being a stimulant has potential more serious side effects, mostly cardiac [heart] due to it's stimulant properties. There is a very narrow of conditons that would warrant Adderall, most take for ADD/ADHD and daytime sleepiness conditions. ...Read more
What's normal?: Crazy is hurting others senselessly. It is not a psychiatric term but a term of prejudice and derision. This is an offensive question in that it demeans the suffering that people who have excessive fears experience. Phobias are conditioned fear responses that are irrational-like pavlovs dogs. They can be one or many. See my book psychiatry in technocolors on amazon.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Location: Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (hsv-1 and hsv-2), are two members of the herpesvirus family, herpesviridae, that infect humans. Both hsv-1 (which produces most cold sores) and hsv-2 (which produces most genital herpes) are ubiquitous and contagious. They can be spread when an infected person is producing and shedding the virus. Not sure what pills you are asking about. ...Read more
Unclear: Even for medical experts, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between different types of rashes in general. Sometimes, a skin biopsy needs to be done so that a piece of the skin can be studied under the microscope to determine the exact nature of a rash. See your doctor if you have a specific question regarding a rash. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
A few differences: It can be tricky, but there are differences. Allergies tend to occur in the spring and fall; colds more often in summer and winter. Itchy eyes goes more for allergies; starting out with a sore throat is more typical of a cold. And allergies are more likely to respond to antihistamines than colds. ...Read more
Chlamydia and Thrush: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection, usually transmitted by sexual contact and is considered a sexually-tranmitted infection. It is treated with antibiotics. Thrush is a fungal or yeast infection. It is not generally considered a sexually transmitted infection. It can occur when the body is immunocompromised/suppressed or if someone is taking antibiotics . It is treated with anti-fungal agents. ...Read more
Dear sir what is difference between mebeverine and dicyclomin, which one is the best? Can I use both of them?
Location and charact: The location and characterstic, these two conditions do not have any similarity whatsoever and there is never any confusion in diagnosing either. ...Read more
Different virus: Smallpox has been listed as erradicated by the who as of 1978.Case fatality rate ran about 30% compaired to <.001% with chickenpox. Blisters were often dime sized and seen on the face early before covering the body. Chickenpox blisters are seen early on the neck & behind the ear and seldom bigger than a pea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mgt: Thank you for calling. The itchiness and inflammation may be treated topically initially. I would recommend washing the area with an oatmeal bath powder. Then, apply caladryl lotion three times daily. If this does not help, a topical hydrocortisone lotion may be applied. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000027.htm for more information ...Read more
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