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PUVA (Psoralen+UVA): Photochemotherapy/phototherapy generally refers to puva therapy using psoralen (taken by mouth) and then later "tanning" to ultraviolet a light (uv-a) to treat various skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma and skin manifestations of graft-versus-host disease. The psoralen makes the offending cells in the skin sensitive to damage from ultraviolet a. ...Read more
Broad Spectrum : The best treatment for photosensitive skin is avoidance of the sun. If you have to be outside, reduce the exposure time, wear sun protective clothing, gloves, hat, sunglasses, and a fragrance-free broad spectrum sunscreen. Also, avoid the time of day with peak ultraviolet exposure (9:00 am to 4:00 pm). ...Read more
Photodermatitis: Photodermatitis is a number of conditions that can happen on the skin after exposure to light. Mostly uva or uvb, but also visible light. The rash is most commonly seen on sun exposed areas (nose, cheeks, lower lip, outer forearms, v of chest etc), but severe photodermatitis can involve the entire skin. Rash can be varied from red papules to hives, brown patches, even discoid lupus. Many causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SIJ belt: The pelvic girdle has three joints & the symphysis pubis (sp) is smallest. The sacroiliac joints (sij) are each 17 cm squared. When sij is hypermobile from injury or joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) the small sp is torqued & ligaments of joint are stretched & hurt. Stabilization of pelvic girdle can be obtained by wearing a sij belt (boa.Com). See my chronic pain board at quora.Com (free). ...Read more
Sir may i send you a photo of my body through this web..if yes please guide me how i can send the photo?
"Live" appointments: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and help you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES folder. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME is by subscription (and sometimes there a promotional offer, so click on "live consult" to see). Doctors answering the regular, free questions are UNABLE to see patients' images or photos. ...Read more