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Pond Fish Diseases
Alpha-hydroxy lotion: Fish scale disease (ichthyosis), is a terrible condition with a terrible name. It's inherited and causes dead skin cells to not fall off, leading to buildup of thick, flaky skin. Lotions and creams with alpha-hydroxy acids (amlactin, lac-hydrin, eucerin body creme) or urea (carmol) help exfoliate, smoothing the skin. A dermatologist can also prescribe retinoids that help. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Ichthyosis: Ichthyosis (fish scale disease) is an inherited condition characterized by dry scaly skin as a result in defective skin barrier function. The most common subtype is ichthyosis vulgaris, which is pigmentless.The rare subtype, epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, is characterized by retained thickened scales in skin folds, giving the appearance of "dirty skin" even though no pigment is actually deposited. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either: She may have a vaginal infection and/or hygiene issues. ...Read more
Hi Drs I don't like fish so i am rarely eat fish (once/month)... What kind of supplements can i take to get Omega-3 ? P.S: I don't have any disease
Many disease: Fish refers to fluorescent in-situ hybridization and is one way of performing dna analysis. It is used for many diseases by using different probes for different diseases including cancer and inherited genetic defects. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/fish-cancer-test. ...Read more
Parasite blood test: The most common infection from eating raw fish/sashimi is probably anisakiasis, which is a nematode (worm) that commonly infects fish. Cooking or freezing will prevent infection. There is a serology blood test that has relatively high sensitivity, but low specificity. Diagnosis may also be made at surgery or endoscopy. ...Read more
What can be used to help thyroid disease? I've tried all sorts of fish and it doesn't help. it is hypo not hyper.
Thyroid testing: The TSH is the most commonly ordered thyroid blood test, but additional tests are required to determine if the thyroid is functioning optimally. The two thyroid hormones are T4 and T3 (liothyronine). Reverse T3 (liothyronine) is also a hormone, but block action of T3 (liothyronine). See your doctor or endocrinologist for a complete evaluation and exam if concerned about thyroid function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will eating chicken for lunch and fish for dinner cause a skin disease that is caused due to the different combinations of food?
Skin diseases due to: It is only a myth. There is no proof that chicken and fish or even drinking milk with fish can cause any problems unless one is allergic to fish. Some people are allergic to some foods ingridients but in general it is not along the normal dietary precautions to avoid fish for dinner after having chicken for lunch. ...Read more
If u touch's fish blood win doin' the fish can u get a disease from it and what happens if possible fish's blood got splash in2 the nose? what happens?
if you touch's fish blood win doin' the fish can u get a disease from it & what happens if possible fish's blood got splash in2 the nose? what happens?
Dont worry: no issues with fish blood stay calm ...Read more
Yes: Fish oil usage is associated with reductions in sudden death and a trend to reductions in cardiovascular risk. A large clinical trail is ongoing to further define the impact of fish oil on heart disease risk. Intake of several servings of oily fish per week is recommended by the american heart association. The recent meta-analysis that raised concern is largely a statistical anomaly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fatty liver disease. I eat chicken and fish (or shrimp or tuna instead) a few times a week each with lots of vegetables. Is this okay?
If rancid, maybe: If you use a fish oil product that has gone rancid, it will be pro-inflammatory and possible harmful. Also if it contains heavy metals, it could worsen the condition. Research the companies and choose a brand that is pure, fresh, potent, sustainably harvested, etc. Store yours in the freezer when you get it. ...Read more
I have erosive gastritis and diverticular disease. I love white and green tea. I stopped eating meat and eat fish instead. Am i right?
Yes & No,changes LDL: Recent studies suggest fish oil capsules may not reduce risk of heart disease, but getting fish oil from eating fish does seem to prevent heart disease!see http://www.Cnn.Com/2012/09/11/health/health-fish-oil re: ldl, fish oil may raise it a bit but also changes LDL from small to large particles, making the LDL less dangerous. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/qaa400434/is-fish-oil-bad-for-ldl.Html. ...Read more