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Living With Eczema
Desert areas?: Desert climates usually indcate the presence of a chronic high pressure system over the area, with now low pressure front coming in, which bring rainm precedede by a drop in barometric pressure. It is this that makes patients with arthritis ache! so, given to area, the desert southwest or seattle, where would arthritis patients ache more! seattle! ...Read more
No: Clean helps & dust free helps for any kid.To some extent this ideal is relative and perfection on either point is unrealistic. With a stable hygienic environment, close monitoring by a CF center, & proper nutrition, these kids do well.Your CF center should have guidelines for healthy living they will share with you during your regular followups. ...Read more
Be sure of Diagnosis: Crohn's disease is usually diagnosed on biopsy of the colon or intestines. Your friend's nephew should see a specialist called a gastroenterologist. Here is information on crohn's disease: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/patient-information-crohns-disease (paste the link in your browser). ...Read more
No: It's not an acceptable or effective treatment for eczema, whether applied to the skin or taken internally. Also, it's possible for the sheep placenta to carry diseases. Eczema is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If this doesn't help enough, please see dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Remember Humanity: As difficult as it is to live with a recognized illness or disability, the invisible ones (like vision loss, mental illness, etc.) pose the additional challenge of being dismissed by able-bodied folks as minimal. Do not "become" your disability, but rather, seek to find meaning in the ways that you still can heal others, and in so doing, you heal yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis but some of my symptoms are similar to demodex mite infestation? Struggling with the itch.
Resoluteness: There is a iching #43 means resoluteness - I use this for difficult situations - means learn what is legally right - judgement is severe so balance with morally fair that is resoluteness - read my book "boring way to be happy with a dysfunctional family". Do not be a victim - make conscious choice every moment of this life. Otherwise we loose power. Learn how to create healthy boundaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The ones that work : For you. Some options for lotions that work include aquafor, calendula, olive oil, jojoba oil, shea butter, coconut oil. Arbonne and burts beesmakes some great products. Using mild skin care products and organic ones are probably the best choices. Often there are food allergies associated so find out what triggers you can be helpful. Chinese medicine herbals can also help a lot. ...Read more
Does kid qualify for vaccine exempt with family hist of scleroderma, Raynaud's, psoriasis, scoriatic arthritis, and personal hist of eczema and celiac?
Eczema: Doctors do not know the exact cause of eczema, but a defect of the skin that impairs its function as a barrier, possibly combined with an abnormal function of the immune system, are believed to be important factors. Studies have shown that in people with atopic dermatitis there are gene defects that lead to abnormalities in certain proteins (such as filaggrin) that are important in maintaining the. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin cancer: New skin cancer diagnoses will be greater than 1 million in the u. S. Per year and that may be an underestimate as they are not formally reported. 20% of americans may develop some type of skin cancer in their lifetime, but fortuanately most are curable. Don't forget to use your sunscreen, but take vitamin d by mouth since the sunscreen prevents your skin from making the vitaimin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers