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Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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Is there a name for the sort of anemia that is hereditary, causing gray hair as well?

Is there a name for the sort of anemia that is hereditary, causing gray hair as well?

DKC1: The most famous of these is dyskeratosis congenita, in which the cells of the body that must constantly renew themselves eventually fail. Thankfully, it is quite uncommon. Ordinary pernicious anemia (which should not be missed) can make the hair go gray early. ...Read more

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Is there any medication/lotion that is good for getting rid of tiny scars from a surgery?

Is there any medication/lotion that is good for getting rid of tiny scars from a surgery?

Options: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read more

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Is there a treatment cream for freckles in the face?

Is there a treatment cream for freckles in the face?

Lasers may help: Makeup may hide freckles. Some laser treatments are effective, but freckles my recur. On the other hand, they are not really unattractive, and you have lived with them for a long time. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for ringworm on the scalp?

Is there a cure for ringworm on the scalp?

OTC creams: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection (not a worm) of the skin. You can treat it with over the counter antifungals such as Clotrimazole cream (and there are many others). Clean the area, dry it and then apply the cream several times per day. If it persists longer than about 2 weeks, you might want to see a dermatologist for alternative applications. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for a psoriasis in a feet?

Is there any treatment for a psoriasis in a feet?

Yes: Before treatment you need a complete evaluation to determine the severity of psoriasis. Have you seen a dermatologist or Rheumatologist? If not get a assessment first. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for perrones of the penis?

Is there a cure for perrones of the penis?

Peyronie's: There are several surgical options, but none of them completely without risk of functional side effects such as erectile dysfunction. However, this condition can sometimes resolve on its own. If the curvature is minor and doesn't really impair your sexual function it may not be worth treating aggressively. Talk to your pcp or a urologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Is there a cure for dry lips because of accutane?

Not really: The best thing to do is to keep your lips moisturized with a cream type lip balm. Your dermatologist may have a better suggestion since they are the one who is managing your accutane. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment of baldness or no?

Is there a treatment of baldness or no?

Seek medical eval: Medications - Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people- you may or may not have success. ...Read more

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Is there a cream for chronic in grown hair?

Is there a cream for chronic in grown hair?

In grown hair: Sounds like you have folliculitis. There are some treatments. Go see your fp or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there a cure or some kind of antibaiatic for std?

Is there a cure or some kind of antibaiatic for std?

Yes: Bacterial stds like gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and trichomoniasis are all treatable with antibiotics. Viral stds like herpes, hpv and hiv. It is very important that you get seen so that an accurate diagnosis can be made and proper treatment started for you and your sexual partners. ...Read more

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Is there permanent treatment for dermatitis and the scars left behind because of it? What is the cost?N which type of clinics should be considered?

Is there permanent treatment for dermatitis and the scars left behind because of it? What is the cost?N which type of clinics should be considered?

Dermatology evaluati: This type of problem needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist as different causes of dermatitis require different treatments. Unfortunately there is no simple answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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There is a part of my penis head that is white. It doesn't hurt, itch and no bumps. Could this be a STD? Or vitiligo, are there such thing?

There is a part of my penis head that is white. It doesn't hurt, itch and no bumps. Could this be a STD? Or vitiligo, are there such thing?

Here are some ...: If the whitish patch on glans penis has been lifelong or as long as remembered, it could be just vitiligo of unknown causes, and has no known effective Rx. So, it would be better to leave it alone. If more in doubt, see Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for ringworm of scalp?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for ringworm of scalp?

Ringworm: Tinea corporis --ringworm of the body // capitis = head can be treated with otc lotrimin (clotrimazole). It is necessary, to keep scalp clean, perhaps with an anti dandruff shampoo.Years ago tar shampoos helped this condition stress can make it worse.But please be checked for high blood sugar -diabetes mellitus, hot sweaty work environments contribute. Some pts skin seems to allow easier infection. ...Read more

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Is there a kind of medicine that can cure candida & eczema at the same time?

Is there a kind of medicine that can cure candida & eczema at the same time?

There is no: Single medicine that is used to treat the fungus and allergy or allergic rash at the same time but there are combination medicines used to treat the infection and the rash or the itching at the same time. If the rash is due to the infection, you may only need to treat the infection. Talk to your doctor for proper treatment please as using the wrong medicine can worsen the infection. ...Read more

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Is there a medicine for psoriasis in scalp area?

Scalp Psoriasis: There are a few medications for scalp psoriasis. Relief, but not cures. Tar shampoos (t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar) and several prescription shampoos containing cortisone derivatives, such as clobex shampoo. Derma-smoothe fs, taclonex, and more are available. Very pricey and you need a prescription from your doctor to get them. Best luck! ...Read more

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