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Information On How To Determine Incontinence Dermatitis And A Pressure Sore
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more
If a person has a pilondial cyst and recurring sores on the buttocks and groin what type of doctor would be most able to help?
Some sort of sore on the side of tongue near the back, hard to see posible ulcer hurts a lot when talking and eating, how to treat how long will take?
Is there a name for an allergy to cold water? I get itching to full blown hives. What tests can they do to determine? Any info on the allergy?
Physical urticaria?: Urticaria (hives) associated with exposure to water has moe than one cause. It may be a non-allergic (physical) urticaria. There are other, even rarer causes. Some may be due to an allergic antibody (ige), others associated with rare diseases. Do symptoms occur with exposure to cold? Do you have any other symptoms? Try an antihistamine before getting wet, but see an allergist/immunologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like info on POTS how to manage it and what diet to follow and how to make the sensation of spinning stop. What is the best doctor to see?
POTS: is managed by a neurologist most often. If one has syncope or near syncope upon standing I look for evidence of neuropathy and will often get An EMG.NCS or other studies ( Holter 24, prolonged ( 40 min) tilt table test, echocardiogram and other studies depending on associated conditions ( connective tissue disease ) There are 3 medications that are used that require monitoring supine BP ...Read more
Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes blood on the brain of a child could it possibly be sinusitis?
Unlikely: A complicated sinus infection in a child can result in lots of problems but it would be rare to have bleeding in the brain from that alone. ...Read more
Is there a sure-fire way to diagnose paget's disease of the breast? How long does the condition take to worsen? I have a itchy patch on my areola.
Biopsy: The only sure way to diagnose is by taking a biopsy and have a pathologist examine the tissue. It would be prudent to see a doctor as it is not feasible to give a meaningful opinion without examining you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Why can you only see a hernia on a scan when there is a bulge under the skin? Do they diagnose them based solely on symptoms?
Depends on situation: Rashes are quite diverse in their origin & approach to treatment.Without looking at the rash or having you describe it in more detail, it is difficult to reccomend a rx. I would have it looked at if it seems to bother baby. Most infant rashes are transient & many self heal with simple bathing & avoiding aggravating lotions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother has swelling on her lift side adjucent to ear. Plz tell me what may be the possible cause and remedy and precautions. ?
My new doctor will soon put me on a feeding tube due to constant dysphagia which is an injury from the botox. How will this nutrition help me?
PEG: A feeding tube is placed percutanously..called a PEG tube (Percutanous Endoscopic Gastrostomy). If he feels this is necessary, which is a pretty big thing by the way, then the Botox has at least temporarily interfered with your ability to swallow solid and liquid foods without taking them into your lungs. People can die from aspiration...the nutrition is to save your life. ...Read more
Burn scar: Improving a scar from a burn depends on a few things. When did the burn occur? how large is it? What does it look like. If you were recently burned, it will take up to a year for the scar to mature. In the meantime, stay out of the sun to avoid excessive pigmentation. ...Read more
Sunburn: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink H2O. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral medicine: Tinea capitis is the name of the most common fungal infection that children get on the scalp. A common way to get it is by close contact with another person, and especially sharing hairbrushes, barettes, hair rollers, hats, etc. There is also a form that is transmitted by pets (cats and dogs.) it is treated by taking an oral prescription medicine (pills or liquid) for up to 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
Can a dermatologist rule out a skin condition on vagina ? Have burning all the time doctor can't figure out what is causing it please help!
How can I tell the difference between canker sore and a mouth ulcer? Being worked up for Lupus can this be a symptom?
Hard to tell: Hard to tell by just looking at lesions. But mouth sores (also referred to as oral lesions or ulcers) occur in approximately 40-50% of lupus patients and are one of the most common symptoms of lupus. http://www.mollysfund.org/2015/04/mouth-sores-lupus/ Moot point. Treat symptomatically with OTC meds and await work up. ...Read more
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A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more
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