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On what parts of the body do people normally get eczema?

Variable: It can be all over. On babies it may be worst on the face. Inside the elbows & knees is common. No 2 the same. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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On which parts of my body can I get eczema?

On which parts of my body can I get eczema?

Any area with skin: Eczema is a chronic inflammation of the skin. It tends to come and go, and affect different areas. The areas behind the knee and the inside of the elbow, areas called flexion creases, tend to be more often affected than other areas on the body. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples that are on my face, and other parts of my body, what are the causes of this?

How do I get rid of pimples that are on my face, and other parts of my body, what are the causes of this?

Acne, see a dermatol: Acne is so common in teenage because it is caused by the hormones which are driving your body to maturity. No home remedy or diet will help it. A dermatologist will help you with oral and topical treatments. ...Read more

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How to know the patches on my body are of psorasis?

Psoriasis: Usually can tell by physical exam - looking at the color, where it appears, and if there's scale or not. Sometimes, a biopsy is needed - an in office procedure where they numb up an area and take a piece of the skin and send it to the lab. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of darkening skin on some parts of body ?

How do I get rid of darkening skin on some parts of body ?

Many options: Excess pigmentation or hyperpigmentation can be caused by hormones, pregnancy, sun damage, friction, rubbing, injuries or trauma, medications, rash, acne, or procedures. Treatment is with topical bleaching creams, retinoids, glycolic acid, chemical acid peels, microdermabrasion, lasers, ipl. ...Read more

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How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of ring worm in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Cream or medicine: Ringworm is a type of fungus that involves the skin and is not a serious infection. If it is found in the nails or scalp it requires an oral medication- note there are some new nail treatments without pills If it is on your body then an anti-fungal cream is needed and beware that it may take up to 8 weeks to completely go away- here is a helpful link http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-topic-overview ...Read more

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How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

How to get rid of "ring worm" in a human being, and what are the effects on your body?

Depends site: Ringworm is not actually a worm but a fungal infection and is treated differently depending on where it is on your body. If it is on the head/scalp or nails then you would be best treated with a medicine you take by mouth- there are some new medicines for toenail fungus.... For ringworm on the skin you use an anti-fungal cream and it takes a super long time for it to go away Here is more info http://www.news-medical.net/health/Treatment-of-ringworm.aspx ...Read more

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What to do if i'm in sooooo much pain! my whole body from the neck down is cover of flea bites!how do I get rid of the iching?

What to do if i'm in sooooo much pain! my whole body from the neck down is cover of flea bites!how do I get rid of the iching?

Flea bites: Use antiseptic soap to wash the flea bites. Do not scratch flea bites. You can use 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the bites or take antihistamines for itching. A paste made of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water can be applied to bites. The bigger issue is that you must get rid of the fleas. Many people elect to hire an exterminator. ...Read more

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What part of the body do skin lice bite?

What part of the body do skin lice bite?

Body Lice: Body lice live in the seams and folds of clothing. They feed on human blood and lay their eggs and deposit waste matter on the skin and clothing. They can live in clothing for up to 1 month. Lice die within 5 - 7 days at room temperature if they fall off a person. You can catch body lice if you come in direct contact with someone who has lice. You can also get lice from infected clothing, towels, . ...Read more

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What are the major vitamins, and what part of the body do they affect?

What are the major vitamins, and what part of the body do they affect?

See below: That is impossible to answer in this format - too much information. Go to a medical book or website such as http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002399.htm ...Read more

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How do you tell if the arch(creases) of the palm of your hands are normal?

How do you tell if the arch(creases) of the palm of your hands are normal?

Stop worrying: Dermatoglyphics has contributed a great deal of data, some interesting correlations, and nothing that's going to be of any importance to you as a human being. If the lines on your palm match those of a kid with a trisomy, but you don't have a trisomy, who cares? It can lead only to superstition, and it will have no predictive value. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of the itchiness of eczema on teenagers?

How do you get rid of the itchiness of eczema on teenagers?

Anti itch: There are many OTC products that can be used to reduce itching of eczema. Hydrocortisone can be used as well as Benadrylaatarax and Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) are also available. Moist towels before bed time is also helpful. ...Read more

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Can you inform me about herpes simplex, how it spreads, and how bad the symptoms are on parts of the body.?

Can you inform me about herpes simplex, how it spreads, and how bad the symptoms are on parts of the body.?

Are you asking this: As part of a school assignment ? If no - please ask a more specific question and re-ask. If yes, please do original research ; work. ...Read more

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Does eczema spread when you scratch and touch other parts of the body?

No: Eczema is not an infectious disease and can not be spread. It just can appear on other parts of your body at different times. ...Read more

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I have blood shot veins in the white part of an eye all the time. How do you get rid of them, and is this the start of trouble to come?

I have blood shot veins in the white part of an eye all the time. How do you get rid of them, and is this the start of trouble to come?

Red eyes: Are a non-specific finding which are very common. They may be related to contact lens use, exposure to eye irritants, allergies, dry eyes, sunlight exposure, etc. There is no specific cure for red eyes, other than trying to reduce the exposure to the cause of the redness. Try to avoid using "get the red out" drops, since you can become dependent on them. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more