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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 2 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
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
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