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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Is there any danger in eating orange peels, not jest but the peel itself?

Not really: In fact, the peel (zest) contains flavorful oils and is used in many desserts. Make sure to wash well to remove surface pesticides and dirt. I am not aware of any nutritional benefit of the better white pith, beside maybe some fiber. ...Read more

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What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Cellulite & Orange: Cellulite generally looks like dimpling of the skin. This is caused by normal bands between the skin and deeper tissues that either shorten, or most commonly, the fat between the skin and deep tissues thicken, causing the dimple. Orange peel skin gets it's appearance from edema or swelling in the skin. The normal skin pores appear larger and deeper. Seen in lymphedema patients sometimes. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Celllulite is looser: Orange peal skin (peau d'orange) has a tighter skin pattern than cellulite. Just take a good look at an actual orange and you will see the tight punctate contours. It can suggest an underlying tumor.

Cellulite creates dimpled irregularities of skin, but the pattern is a looser. It is created by the confined nature of certain fascial attachments to the undersurface of the skin, but with no tumor. ...Read more

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Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Is orange allergy to the inside or to the peel?

Either or birch tree: Reactions to orange can be either to the peel or the pulp (the fleshy part of the orange). Many people who have only itching in their mouth & throat after eating oranges and other raw fruits and vegetables actually have oral allergy syndrome. Oas is caused by allergy to birch tree pollen and the immune system mistaking fruit proteins for pollen allergens. Which one is your problem? ...Read more

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If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

If an orange allergy is to the peel, can you eat oranges if somebody else peels them?

Yes: Watch out for blue curacao, a liquer made from the peel of the laraha citrus plant. This citrus plant is closely related to the valencia orange. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

Is it bad to eat orange peel? Does it contain more pesticides than fruit such as apples?

OK but organic best!: Orange peels are a superb source of beneficial phytonutrients such as bioflavonoids, but will likely have pesticide residues unless organic.
In a list of 50 common fruits and veggies apples ranked first in pesticides and oranges 31st- see http://www. Ewg. Org/foodnews/list. Php
Try washing before eating by soaking in solution of 10% vinegar/90% water for 20 min, then rinse. Choose organic if available! ...Read more

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Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Hello! I keep getting these skin rashes that itch and turns into dry skin that I can peel off. What is going on?

Med eval: This would require a medical history and visualization of rash at minimum to diagnose. ...Read more

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Concerned. Does fruit peel contain more pesticides than normal fruit? Would an apple contain more pesticides than orange peel?

Concerned. Does fruit peel contain more pesticides than normal fruit? Would an apple contain more pesticides than orange peel?

Pesticides: All fruits should be well washed because of the use of pesticides often used by the growers. Of course the peel contains the brunt of the pesticide. I don't feel that there is any significant difference between apples and oranges in that regard except you don't eat the peel of the Orange usually. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat something that has been in contact with orange peel as it tasted like orange peel. I did not wash the peel.

Is it bad to eat something that has been in contact with orange peel as it tasted like orange peel. I did not wash the peel.

Nothing to worry: Food in contact with orange peel may get some of its taste rubbed off on the food but it shd not be harmful at all unless u kept it out & peel were rotting. Even then under clean household conditions it shd not cause any harm. If u r allergic to anything orange it may cause a reactIion. If any symptoms of nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain develop have urself chk'd &do not worry in the meantime. ...Read more

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How do I prevent rashes on my fingers when I peel onions?

How do I prevent rashes on my fingers when I peel onions?

Avoid the contact: Contact dermatitis is caused by the direct contact with the onion. You can wear latex or nitrile gloves when you peel the onions, so that your skin does not actually touch the onion. After you are finished, wash your hands with lots of water. ...Read more

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Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Can eating an orange peel covered in tooth paste make you get high?

Don't think so: Sounds gross to me and I can't think of any reason why this combination would possibly make you high. Besides swallowing to much toothpaste will make you throw up. ...Read more

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What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

What is it about rosacea that causes my forehead to look like the texture of an orange peel?

Rhinophyma: Over active sebaceous glands may produce this appearance. Retinoids may also help decrease their activity as recommended by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

I've read that spraying orange mist from the peel int the eyes is good. Is there any medical truth to this?

Not true: This is a mildly acidic and irritating solution. It will almost certainly not harm the eyes but I cannot see any benefit from this at all. ...Read more

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Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact: Many fruit peels are rich in vitamins and nutrients, with organic peels the least toxic since they lack dyes, waxes, and harmful pesticides used in improving the color and appearance of commercially processed fruits ...Read more

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What does rashes and peeling on the penis mean?

What does rashes and peeling on the penis mean?

Penis rash: It's best to consult your doctor or a urologist to determine what condition you have. ...Read more

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Infected rashes and peeling skin at the sam time?

If you're asking...: ...Whether you both can occur at the same time, yes. Most rashes peel as they go away, the same way a sunburn does. You shouldn't assume your rash is infected, though, unless a culture has been taken and is positive -- in which case you may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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I get rashes around my vagina area afew days ago and now the rashes are gone but the skin is starting to peel off and feel abit of burning when I wash?

I get rashes around my vagina area afew days ago and now the rashes are gone but the skin is starting to peel off and feel abit of burning when I wash?

This can be. ..: ... a number of things. The most likely would be contact dermatitis. .. your vaginal tissues have become irritated and inflamed by something touching them...detergent, soap, lubricant, condom. It also can be a symptom of dryness or even an untreated yeast infection. Eliminate the soap/detergent, etc issues and if symptoms persist, see your doctor for testing/diagnosis. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

Blocked lymph ducts: This could be due to blocked lymph ducts which could cause fluid accumulation in the area. Obesity could be the underlying cause of this but there is no way for me to tell without an examination. If the swelling gets worse I would recommend seeing a doctor in person. ...Read more

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I've had this rash on my for a week, its red and bumpy and peeling. Do rashes effect heart, is it curable. I suffer anxiety.

I've had this rash on my for a week, its red and bumpy and peeling. Do rashes effect heart, is it curable. I suffer anxiety.

No effect on heart: You don't really say where this rash is but common causes of rash include eczema, fungus and contact dermatitis. These are benign and do not have an effect on the heart. If the rash is painful, itchy or not going away then see a doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Skin dryness, rashes and skin peel off.... My 10 years old son is having these problem at his hands, both sides and on her back buttocks.

Skin dryness, rashes and skin peel off.... My 10 years old son is having these problem at his hands, both sides and on her back buttocks.

Skin peeling: Try to use moisturizing soap & lotions such as aveeno (oatmeal) & aquaphore. But your child should be checked by his doctor to find the cause of this problem or provide him with a prescription For his condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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After I undergo chemical peeling on my legs, when my skin peel I have this red humps more like rashes and its very itchy, is it normal?

Possibly: It's common to have some redness and peeling after a chemical peel (like a sunburn) which can last 5-7 days or longer depending on what kind of peel was performed. But sometimes allergic reactions or infection can occur after a peel so it's important to check with your doctor to see if the reaction you're having is normal. You should receive instructions on how to take care of your skin after peel. ...Read more

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Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ skin nodules will provide the final answer. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more