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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 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