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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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What to do if I have exfoliative keratolysis?

What to do if I have exfoliative keratolysis?

Dermatologist: It would be prudent to consult a dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis and optimum treatment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...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

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I need more information on r.S.D. Plz?

I need more information on r.S.D. Plz?

RSD...: Rsd = reflex sympathetic dystophy. Other names for the same condition include sudeck's atrophy or complex regional pain syndrome (crps). The condition often occurs after an injury. Three phase bone scan is used to aid in diagnosis. Classic finding on three phase bone scan is increased peri-articular uptake. Children may show atypical presentation on three phase bone scan. ...Read more

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What is the possible effect of high e.S.R?

See below: Persitently high levels of inflammation have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

Dry eyes, mouth +: You may wish to consult: www.Sjogrens.Org/ for additional information. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

What causes the dryness in sjögren’s syndrome?

Inflammation: Sjogren syndrome is the disease marked by inflammation in the organs producing lubrication - tear glans, salivary glands etc. Those cells that are responsible for secreting lubrication are being constantly destroyed by autoimmune inflammation. ...Read more

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S o b and very tired?

S o b  and  very  tired?

Needs an evaluation: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild, temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure he is not having more shortness of breath than his sports peers have). Possible reasons for shortness of breath include heart attack, heart arrhythmia, heart failure, fluid around the heart, fluid around or in the lungs, asthma, chestwall tightness, etc... ...Read more

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What does haemoglobin s do?

What does haemoglobin s do?

Cause trouble: Hemoglobin s is the substitute inherited hemoglobin in those with sickle cell anemia. This is protective against malaria but is not helpful away from malaria areas. It causes the blood to clot inappropriately, leads to susceptibility to infections, causes clotting and of course low blood count. ...Read more