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People With Trichomycosis Axillaris
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What medications treat hair & scalp fungal infection from candida albicans? Cbc positive for candida albicans, had oral thrush, now pain in scalp, hair loss with visible budding yeast & pseudohyphae.
I have been diagnosed with seborrheic dermatitis but some of my symptoms are similar to demodex mite infestation? Struggling with the itch.
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
How do the rashes associated with annular lichen planus and subacute cutaneous lupus differ in appearance?
Can tinea pedis with a spreading itchy reaction be cured completely with just lotrimin (clotrimazole)?
Can minoxidil be used to grow facial hair in cases with grasy skin who suffer from seborrhoeic dramatitis? If yes what's the manual and dosage?
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
Candidal intertrigo skin infection Resisted to clotrimazole and ketoconazole, CAN Be treated with oxiconazole nitrate or which cream i try now?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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