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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more

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Can peeling an orange, getting juice on hands, cause itching and burning? No redness on skin or visible rash.

Can peeling an orange, getting juice on hands, cause itching and burning?  No redness on skin or visible rash.

Dry skin: Your hands must be dry and small cracks can burn and sting upon contact with acidic juice. Moisturize your hands. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
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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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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
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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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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
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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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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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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