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What is pemphigus vulgaris?

What is pemphigus vulgaris?

An immune skin Dx.: It is an autoimmune skin disease with many new treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the pemphigus vulgaris?

What is the pemphigus vulgaris?

Pemphigus: Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune disorder that involves blistering and sores (erosions) of the skin and mucus membranes.The immune system produces antibodies against specific proteins in the skin and mucus membranes. These antibodies break the bonds between skin cells. This leads to the formation of a blister. The exact cause is unknown. Sometimes pemphigus is caused by certain medications, . ...Read more

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What is the cause of pemphigus vulgaris ?

What is the cause of  pemphigus vulgaris ?

Unknown: P.V. Is an autoimmune disease in which antibodies have been formed to proteins that bind skin cells together. As a result, bonds between cells are easily disrupted; a clinical finding referred to a nikolsky's sign in which skin blisters can be created by rubbing the skin. P.V. Typically causes skin and mucous membrane sores. Treatment typically begins with oral steroids and other immunosuppresants. ...Read more

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Which foods are prohibited in pemphigus vulgaris?

Which foods are prohibited in pemphigus vulgaris?

None: Diet is not the key to managing pemphigus. It is difficult enough to have this without people telling what to eat or criticizing your food choices. ...Read more

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I have ichthyosis vulgaris. What is the best cream for this?

Test 'em out: Cerave, cetaphil, eucerin, or one of the rx creams like mimyx, hylatopic, or epiceram. Reapply whenever dry & within 5 minutes of bath or shower. ...Read more

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Is vitiligo vulgaris treatable..Does it stops from spreading?

Is vitiligo vulgaris treatable..Does it stops from spreading?

Treatment options...: Medical treatment for vitiligo isn't always needed. Sometimes, skin color returns without treatment. For others, using sunscreen and applying cosmetic camouflage cream may improve the appearance of the skin. For light-skinned persons, avoiding tanning can make the areas almost unnoticeable. Medical therapies include steroids, immunomodulator drugs, ultraviolet light (puva, uvb), skin lightening... ...Read more

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Any treatment for ichthyosis vulgaris?

Any treatment for ichthyosis vulgaris?

Not really: An agent such as lanolin can make you more comfortable. There are lotions with alpha-hydroxy acids that may help. Especially, whether you're a man or a woman, you and those who are special to you may enjoy the distinctive look and feel to your skin. I have a bodybuilder friend who's affected and he enjoys being a "Gator Man". ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of ichthyosis vulgaris?

What are the most common symptoms of ichthyosis vulgaris?

Usually none: Or simply "dry skin". It's quite common and usually a non-problem. I have a friend who's a bodybuilder and is affected; he enjoys being "Allegator Man." ...Read more

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What is the autoimmune disorder pemphigus vulgaris?

Pemphigus: Pemphigus vulgaris is an autoimmune disorder that involves blistering and sores (erosions) of the skin and mucus membranes.The immune system produces antibodies against specific proteins in the skin and mucus membranes. These antibodies break the bonds between skin cells. This leads to the formation of a blister. The exact cause is unknown. Sometimes pemphigus is caused by certain medications, . ...Read more

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Pemphigus vulgaris .How do you protect your blistered skin?

Pemphigus vulgaris .How do you protect your blistered skin?

Pemphigus: The blistered skin can be protected from infection by careful attention to hygiene. Applying vaseline and covering the blisters with a bandage may also be helpful. ...Read more

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Can accupuncture cure pemphigus vulgaris? Need expert opinions!

Can accupuncture cure pemphigus vulgaris? Need expert opinions!

Cure - doubtful: Acupuncture may help to reduce pain associated with pemhigus vulgaris. Major energy moving treatments may help with skin health in general. However - acupuncture is not likely to cure this autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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Can Pemphigus Vulgaris go away if its caused by taking to many medications/drug induced (clyndemycin, amoxcicillan, etc.a)?

It may: Pemphigus is rarely caused by medications but can go away once the medicine is stopped. Best that you see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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My nephew has achthyosis vulgaris, it waz noticed wen he was 3 mnths. Both of his parents don't have it. Will his children also get it?

Icthyosis: Icthyosis can be transmitted as autosomal recessive, autosomal dominant or x linked trait. Looking at history, seems like in this case it is either following autosomal recessive pattern or x linked recessive pattern ( mom is carrier). In either case, it could skip next generation and then show itself in following generation. ...Read more

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What is acne vulgaris and how can it be treated?

What is acne vulgaris and how can it be treated?

Serious illness: It's the common pimply / blackhead rash that teens tend to get on the face and elsewhere. It's unrelated to diet, hygiene or lifestyle, and is best managed first with topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If this fails, a visit to your personal physician to add a second rx or a different program is in order. Visible acne nowadays is a grave professional liability to be managed until it remits. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture treat pemphigus vulgaris?

Can acupuncture treat pemphigus vulgaris?

Energy Moving Tx: Although acupuncture will not cure pemphigus vulgaris; major energy moving treatments using meridians can benefit skin health overall & in that way are likely to be beneficial. ...Read more

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Which drugs and antibiotics are harmful in someone with pemphigus vulgaris?

None specifically: Pemphigus is a difficult illness but there are no medications that need to be avoided specifcially for other illnesses that you may have. ...Read more

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What number of days it takes to cure acne vulgaris?

What number of days it takes to cure acne vulgaris?

It's not curable: Get over this idea and learn to manage it successfully as a chronic disease that will eventually remit. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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How can I control acne vulgaris and what is it exactly?

How can I control acne vulgaris and what is it exactly?

Many ways: The best way is to treat the source: hormonal imbalance, stress etc. Acne vulgarisms is a bacterial infection of the skin. First you can try acne washes, then, topical medication, if that does not work, chemical peel or laser.Next would be oral antibiotics or accutane. You will need to be under physician'ssupervision. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor for acne vulgaris?

Should I see a doctor for acne vulgaris?

Always a great idea!: It is always a great to see a specialist to better manage a skin condition. ...Read more