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Orange Peel Skin
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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