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Doctor insights on: People With Trichomycosis Axillaris

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Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone? Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone?  Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Monobenzone: Ultraviolet B and psoralen-ultraviolet A (PUVA) are used to repigment skin that still has functioning melanocytes. in the white patches. To bleach and blend surrounding skin to match the white skin with no functional or no detectable pigment cells, calls for an assessment by a board certified dermatologist expert in vitiligo. Monbenzone is used in the skin with active functional pigmentation. ...Read more

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Why do people with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia tend to have sparse hair?

Why do people with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia tend to have sparse hair?

The genes affected..: As we have learned more about the genes that are mutated in this disorder, we are starting to better understand why patients develop the clinical symptoms they do. For a good overview, see: http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/hypohidrotic-ectodermal-dysplasia. ...Read more

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Do people with with caudal regression syndrome have genitals?

Do people with with caudal regression syndrome have genitals?

Yes: Patients with caudal regression syndrome may have some of the following symptoms: absence or underdevelopment of the lower vertebrae, pelvis and/or tailbone at the end of the spine; displacement of the external sex organs; and/or a defect in which the urinary opening is on the underside of the penis (hypospadias). There are other symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

Yes: Diabetic patients are much more susceptible to fungal infections from superficial skin infections to gas-producing urinary tract infections to a severe sinusitis. In general though, infection risk in diabetic patients seems to be minimized by proper glycemic control. ...Read more

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Can tinea corporis treated with selsun blue?

Can tinea corporis treated with selsun blue?

Tinea corporis: Unlikely that tinea corporis will respond to selsun. However, tinea versicolor can often be treated with it. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis but some of my symptoms are similar to demodex mite infestation? Struggling with the itch.

I have been diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis but some of my symptoms are similar to demodex mite infestation? Struggling with the itch.

Minor mystery: Nobody really knows how prevalent demodex is, and what role it may play in some of the dermatitis syndromes especially on the face. ...Read more

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Can seborrheic dermatitis cause pustules and papules? I've been diagnosed with seb derm but can't find any information about this.

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause pustules and papules? I've been diagnosed with seb derm but can't find any information about this.

Usually not: Please consult this site for authoritative information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/definition/CON-20031872 ...Read more

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Can tinea pedis with a spreading itchy reaction be cured completely with just lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Can tinea pedis with a spreading itchy reaction be cured completely with just lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Ususally: Topical antifungals such as Lamisil (terbinafine) and lotrimin are usually successful if use as directed. The fungus that causes athlete's foot is common and reinfection is typical. Have the topical handy and use if signs of fungus appear. Dr l. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris can it be cured or reduced with dove cream ?

Keratosis pilaris can it be cured or reduced with dove cream ?

Keratosis Pilaris: Kp is a common skin condition in children and many grow out of it with time. Moisture helps but it may be necessary to use exfoliating (lactic acid or urea) lotions to reduce the bumps. It is not something that is usually cured, but can be controlled. ...Read more

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Can tinea barbe be confused with herpes?

Can tinea barbe be confused with herpes?

Could: Tinea can be diagnosed easily by examining skin scraping, KOH treatment of the sample and microscopic examination. Examining the hair with wood's lamp may also reveal the fungus. ...Read more

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Can ringworm stop being contagious with topical treatment?

Yes: I generally cover it out of extra caution, but after a day or two of topical therapy its ability to spread is reduced. ...Read more

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Can people with vitiligo get laser hair removal?

Can people with vitiligo get laser hair removal?

Yes: But it may not be effective because most lasers target the pigment in the hair follicle. ...Read more

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Can alcohol or toners irritate a person with the skin condition called atopic dermatitis ?

Can alcohol or toners irritate a person with the skin condition called atopic dermatitis ?

Yes!: People with eczema or atopic dermatitis need to keep their skin moisturized. Alcohol is drying to the skin and can be deterimental. Toners that contain alcohol (astringents) should also be avoided. Find a moisturizers that is free of alcohol, scents, dyes, fragrances, or other chemicals. Moisturizers that contain ceramide, free fatty acids and cholesterol (barrier lipids) are very beneficial. ...Read more

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Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos

Go see a doctor: You need to have this cultured to rule out fungus/bacteria. Try soaking in black tea for 10 minutes. Make a strong batch of tea and let cool, then soak. The tannic acid can help. Go get this checked out because 5 months - too long for tinea. Make sure you wear DRY shoes and socks. ...Read more

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I think my boyfriend has trichomycosis axillaris?

I think my boyfriend has trichomycosis axillaris?

Very likely does: The stuff on the surface of his armpit hairs would be unmistakable. He's fortunate to have an observant friend like yourself. I trust he showers daily; rubbing on some topical benzoyl peroxide perhaps twice daily as tolerated should clear him up if he's not interested in shaving. ...Read more

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Is waxing a better method than shaving to eradicate trichomycosis axillaris? My hairs are completely infected, and breaking off.

Neither: is a "sure" "Treatment"!!!! An antifungal medication (Oral preferably) is necessary along with removal of the infected hairs! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I treat trichomycosis around my balls?

How can I treat trichomycosis around my balls?

Here are some ...: See dermatologist for specific instructions and Rx although the general measures for tichmycosis are keeping the affected area and dry as much as you can and judiciously use of topical agents as recommended on labels including Clindamycin, Naftitine, and Benzoyl peroxide. You may read this article in http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1054257-medication#2. ...Read more

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How to treat trichomycosis pubis please ?

How to treat trichomycosis pubis please ?

Flagyl: Flagyl is the most common medication to treat trichomoniasis. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between trichomycosis pubis and sebaceous cysts?

How can I distinguish between trichomycosis pubis and sebaceous cysts?

Infection vs mass: trichomycosis is an infection of the hair follicle and shaft whereas sebaceous cysts or protein filled cysts. ...Read more

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I've had what I assume is trichomycosis pubis. I shaved, applied antibacterial soap. Hair grew, then it came back. How can I permanently get rid of it?

I've had what I assume is trichomycosis pubis. I shaved, applied antibacterial soap. Hair grew, then it came back. How can I permanently get rid of it?

Pubic Hair symptoms: Gentleman of unknown age with pubic symptoms of unknown duration and etiology. I would encourage you to visit your physician. You may have pubic lice or another problem and need to be treated. Please encourage any sexual partners to be seen as well. Please approach asking a medical question by discussing the onset, duration, location, radiation. intensity, and character of your symptoms. Good luck ...Read more

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I was prescribed Ketoconazole shampoo for trichomycosis pubis.Is there a natural treatment for this?Because the shampoo has many possible side effects

I was prescribed Ketoconazole shampoo for trichomycosis pubis.Is there a natural treatment for this?Because the shampoo has many possible side effects

Dermatologist: Consider doing a virtual visit on healthtap with one of our dermatologist or primary care doctors who can visualize the area and confirm the diagnosis. Treatment of trichomycosis is typically an antibacterial agent such as topical Clindamycin combined with efforts to keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more

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What are the OTC treatments for richomycosis axillaris?

What are the OTC treatments for richomycosis axillaris?

Benzoyl peroxide: Trichomycosis axillaris can be treated by shaving the area of hair that is effected. Wash the area every day with soap and water & then apply benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Why can't I quit pot?

Why can't I quit pot?

Mutual support helps: Marijuana is an addictive drug. You might consider attending a meeting of marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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I can't work it out..

Little more info: Dear chipmunk. If you let us know what you can't work out we can try to provide you with a helpful answer. ...Read more

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Why can't i gain weight?

Why can't i gain weight?

Weight gain : Itl depends on a lot of factors.Age genetics dietary habits excercise stature body mass metabolism etc.If you feel you need to put on some weight and there are no other issues talk up your doctor hormonal levels checked some workup assuring no concerns no psychological issues affecting mood appetites then there are meds that stimulate appetite can be used all the best. ...Read more

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Why I can't become fat ?

Why I can't become fat ?

Body metabolism: determines how quickly we burn calories. Since you are 19 y.o. your metabolism is high but will slow down over time. In the meanwhile, exercise can help you gain muscle. Peace and good health. Whey protein shakes or other protein can help. ...Read more

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Why can't i loss weight?

Why can't i loss weight?

Hmmm: You may have several issues. One could be diet, lack of exercise or a medical reason. Please have a thorough medical evaluation including thyroid ...Read more

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Why can’t i gain weight?

Why can’t i gain weight?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing light weight-training to improve muscles. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,.... ...Read more

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Why can't i stick to a diet?

Why can't i stick to a diet?

Accountability: I agree with dr. Ferdowski that diets are difficult, but lasting lifestyle changes will be more helpful to you. Most also need accountability with others, for what you're doing for yourself. For this you could work with a health coach. There are also groups such as weight watchers, overeaters anonymous, and tops (taking off pounds sensibly) with regular meetings. Helps keep you on track. ...Read more

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Why i can't see in the night?

Poor night vision: Two common causes are astigmatism, which gives people a lot of difficulty dealing with the glare from lights at night. Vitamin a deficiency can also do this (nyctalopia) but it is not very common, but it wouldn't hurt to take a daily multivitamin with vitamin a (most do have it). ...Read more

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I can't be bothered with wife?

I can't be bothered with wife?

Really?: This is an issue we can't answer in 400 characters .I recommend you consult any helpful resources:dr, marriage consult, psych, church.Marriage is tough-don't become a statistic-find help and figure out the problems and try to fix them. ...Read more

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Why can't I do splits anymore?

Why can't I do splits anymore?

Flexibility: It requires constant stretching to be able to maintain this level of flexibility. ...Read more

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Why can't I feel happy anymore?

Why can't I feel happy anymore?

You Can!: There are many possible explanations for why a person does not feel happy. Some disorders with symptoms of depression or anxiety might be the culprit. If so, see your doctor. These problems can be effectively treated. But, feeling happy is also a side effect of behaviors related to gratitude, goals, involvement in activities, and spending time with other people (and being interested in them). ...Read more

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Why can't i keep the weight off?

Why can't i keep the weight off?

See below: Multiple approaches are much more helpful than single systems. Combination of appropriate diet and exercise is always recommended, easier said than done right!... No, its not easy. I would start with a consultation with your physician regarding your weight, followed by a nutritionist consult who can better get you on the path of healthy weight loss. Good luck, you can do it! ...Read more