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Can psoriasis affect all parts of the body?

Can psoriasis affect all parts of the body?

Psoriasis Body: Psoriasis can affect any portion of the body: skin, scalp, mucous membranes, nails. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more


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Does scoliosis affect other body systems?

Does scoliosis affect other body systems?

Scoliosis: There are varying degrees of scoliosis, from mild to severe. Mild may lead to some back pain, usually mild. Severe scoliosis can lead to severe deformity of the back, pressure on the abdominal organs, compression of lungs, difficulty with activities, pain and shortness of breath. If you have scoliosis, check with your doctor to assess the change, follow to see if it progresses, and referral. ...Read more

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Do alopecia affect all the hair on a human body?

Do alopecia affect all the hair on a human body?

Usually not: Typically, alopecia refers to the loss of hair from your head. There is one form of alopecia where a person has no hair at all (not venen eyebrows!). This tends to be very rare. ...Read more

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How will low platelets affect other parts of my body?

How will low platelets affect other parts of my body?

Bleeding: Low platelet counts, especially if below 10 k may be associated with bleeding in the skin, mucus membrane as well as internal organs. The cause of low platelet count also determines the pathology associated with low counts. ...Read more

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How does osteoporosis affect other body systems?

How does osteoporosis affect other body systems?

It effects only bone: But other body systems cause osteoporosis. Also some external causes. Thyroid, renal disease, diabetes, mal absorption. There are more. Smoking, steroid exposure being in space with 0 gravity (most of us need not worry about this). ...Read more

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Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

Can athletes feet spread to other parts of the body. Red rash all over body.

You : You could likely spread it to other parts of your body if you are not careful with washing your hands after manipulating the infected foot area. ...Read more

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How will inherited metabolic disorders affect other parts of my body?

How will inherited metabolic disorders affect other parts of my body?

Unclear question,: But the general idea is that the body is interconnected by chemical messengers (factors) that travel in the blood between body parts and different organs e.g. Hormones, enzymes, interleukins, antibodies etc. Each of these has numerous subtypes. A whole heck of wrong could take place in these factos that travel among organs producing derangement. Note organs depend on each other in a way or another. ...Read more

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How will endometriosis affect other parts of my body?

How will endometriosis affect other parts of my body?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis usually causes chronic pelvic pain. It is due to an increase in production of inflammatory substances which may lead to scarring of the pelvic organs, thereby increasing your chances of infertility or an ectopic pregnancy. These inflamatory substances are also known to cause irregular menstruation and may occasionally prevent ovulation. ...Read more

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Any ideas why teething affects the immune system?

Any ideas why teething affects the immune system?

It really doesn't.: Teething is the process of teeth growing through the gums. It is a normal process, although the gum is tender while it's happening. However, children at 'teething' age often pick up common infections (colds, viruses, etc) so it is common for infants to be teething and have a viral infection at the same time. You build resistance by being exposed to infections, so older kids get sick less. ...Read more

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How can diabetes affect two other human body systems?

How can diabetes affect two other human body systems?

Diabetes: Diabetes is a systemic disease. It causes damage to small blood vessels, including those in the kidneys, eyes and nerves. ...Read more

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How will restless legs syndrome affect other parts of my body?

How will restless legs syndrome affect other parts of my body?

RLS plus: Restless leg syndrome usually affects only the lower extremities but often, when treated with medication, the same symptoms can migrate to the upper extremities and rarely the trunk muscles. Treatment becomes more difficult when this occurs, often requiring higher doses of suppressive medication. There is no cure. But if a sleep disorder is detected, correcting that disorder may help. ...Read more

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Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Which part of our body does hair stop growing? Like our armpit, arms, legs & etc.

Palms and soles: These are the only areas that typically do not grow hair. Hair does not typically stop growing once there is hair growth unless there is a medical condition like alopecia on the scalp. ...Read more

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How will conception affect other parts of my body?

How will conception affect other parts of my body?

Everything: Almost every part of your body and organ system is affected by pregnancy, having said that, most women tolerate it very well and it all returns back to normal post partum. ...Read more

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What body systems does diabetes affect?

What body systems does diabetes affect?

Many: If not treated properly, it can cause damage to the nerves running throughout your entire body, your eyes, your heart, your blood vessels, kidneys, digestive system. Diabetes needs to be addressed and managed properly. ...Read more

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Does all antibiotics make our body weak?

Does all antibiotics make our body weak?

No : Antibiotics help cure or rid our bodies of infection. Nothing more. ...Read more

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How does hernia affect the immune system and other bodily processes?

How does hernia affect the immune system and other bodily processes?

Hernia is a : Mechanical defect, so it should not affect immune system. If it involves organs, such as intestine, it will affect that organs function. ...Read more