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How to get cured from pitted keratolysis?

How to get cured from pitted keratolysis?

Ventillate: Air out your feet. Go barefoot a lot, especially at home. Always remove sox in bed. Use antiperspirant on feet every morning. Baking powder in the sox. Benzoyl peroxide will work-----let it dry if you do not want bleach spots in colored sox. Oral macrolide is effective but many topical products make systemic treatment unnecessary. castillani solution, miconazole and other azoles, acnizil cream, ge ...Read more

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What will help resistant pitted keratolysis?

What will help resistant pitted keratolysis?

Varied: This usually responds to topical antibiotics (erythromycin and clindamycin) but since we all have to wear shoes and our feet sweat the problem can often be difficult to cure. Trying to keep your feet dry may help this but even that is not a guarantee. ...Read more

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Is keratolysis cancerous?

Is keratolysis cancerous?

No : Pealing of superficial layer of skin is called keratolysis which is not a cancer, how ever cancer patients may manifest , after chemotherapy etc. Usually skin peals off in the hands and feet. ...Read more

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Is keratolysis exfoliativa related to hiv?

Is keratolysis exfoliativa related to hiv?

No: This is a fairly common nuisance illness that makes the skin peel on the palms and soles. It's not hiv-related. ...Read more

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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more

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Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Take meclizine: Meclizine is a prescription drug you can get from your doctor. It will reduce the vertigo. ...Read more

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Are your 60's supposed to suck?

No...: If you don't take care of yourself they may be very difficult, though.... ...Read more

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Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

No: Sjogren's does give you a somewhat increased risk of malignant lymphoma, and it may run with a disease like lupus or scleroderma which you'd know by now whether or not you have. By itself, sjogren's is a nuisance disease. The most dangerous feature is that maybe 1% of patients get a vasculitis that can cause brain dysfunction that mimics multiple sclerosis. Be alert as it's manageable. ...Read more

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What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

Depends upon height: There are tables published of ideal body weight for different heights. You can look up a term called body mass index (bmi) which will determine where you fit in this spectrum. It is a good measure of obesity. ...Read more