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Are objects placed on skin (spoons, metals, plastic, etc.) that stick to skin (chest and forehead) normal, common, or rare? Is it a skin condition?

Are objects placed on skin (spoons, metals, plastic, etc.) that stick to skin (chest and forehead) normal, common, or rare?  Is it a skin condition?

Objects and skin: If someone is able to stick objects to skin and is able to keep them suspended there, this would certainly not be considered to be within the realm of the norm. I have heard of such cases but I would think they would be discovered only within the realm of "Ripleys Believe It or Not" or Circuses, and I would imagine the reason for this phenomenon, is unknown. ...Read more

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Skin Diseases (Definition)

Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of ...Read more


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Recently moved & skin getting worse, which place conditions are best for atopic dermatitis? (for example: downstairs, upstairs, humidity, allergies)

Recently moved & skin getting worse, which place conditions are best for atopic dermatitis? (for example: downstairs, upstairs, humidity, allergies)

Atopic dermatitis: It appears you may have made the wrong move. You will have to determine which room you are more comfortable in by trial and error or have your house analyzed for mold and other allergens ...Read more

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What skin conditions are caused by heat?

What skin conditions are caused by heat?

Miliaria: Miliaria, hives, dermatitis are the main ones. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions use emulsion?

Which skin conditions use emulsion?

Not sure of question: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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44 yr old male, skin on face is dry and constantly peeling. Dry skin or some type of skin condition?

44 yr old male,  skin on face is dry and constantly peeling.  Dry skin or some type of skin condition?

See derm: If the skin is peeling and waxy (greasy) near the nose and eyebrows, it may be seborrheic dermatitis, which is basically facial dandruff, If this is the case, you may have dandruff in the scalp too, but not necessarily. The treatment is prescription creams (antifungals/antiinflammatories) and also treat the scalp if affected. Over the counters are usually not effective. ...Read more

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Skin disease in hand?

Skin  disease in hand?

Please see your Dr.: There are many different skin condition that can affect the hand. It is best if your dermatologist looks at it and determines exactly what this is. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions suits to use emulsion?

Not relevant: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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Any onesee problems with scalded skin syndrome?

Yes!: Scalded skin syndrome is a staph infection, and it can be very serious, even life-threatening, particularly in a young child. Sss is not something to take lightly, ever. See your doctor immediately, if not sooner. ...Read more

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Are there natural treatmts for toe nail fungs or possible athletes feet? Is there a link w/ those issues and rosacea and dandruff , like yeast in body

Are there natural treatmts for toe nail fungs or possible athletes feet? Is there a link w/ those issues and rosacea and dandruff , like yeast in body

Yes & No: Yes there are any natural treats for fungal nails and tinea pedis. Tea Tree and Castor oil are wonderful antimicrobial natural treatments directly on the nails and skin daily in healthy individuals. Many people have onychomycosis and tinea pedis without having rosacea and dandruff, so there does not appear to be a direct link. ...Read more

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Can eczema or any other skin disorders cause finger clubbing?

Can eczema or any other skin disorders cause finger clubbing?

Finger Clubbing: Yes. Finger clubbing can result from palmar eczema and some dyes hydronic skin conditions. You should consult a dermatologist for a thorough evaluation and embark on a recommended tratment plan. ...Read more

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Which skin infection causes white/yellow biofilm looking secretions from scalp, and skin? (animal contagious, survives on household items)

Which skin infection causes white/yellow biofilm looking secretions from scalp, and skin? (animal contagious, survives on household items)

Odd question: I'm not sure I understand exactly what you mean when you say "animal contagiou?" Do you mean that the infection can be passed from humans to animals or vice versa? And which household items does this infection exist on? What is the clinical associated with your question? Do you have a picture you can upload? Send to: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Can atopic dermatitis lead on to more severe conditions such as exfoliating dermatitis?

Can atopic dermatitis lead on to more severe conditions such as exfoliating dermatitis?

Rarely: While some atopic patients can become so severe that their condition progresses to an exfoliative dermatitis this is very rare. We also call exfoliative dermatitis "erythroderma" depending on the clinical appearance. If you have this then you need a dermatologist. This can be a very challenging thing to treat. ...Read more

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Can chapped, dry, dead skin on lips be related to toenail fungus or jock itch?

Can chapped, dry, dead skin on lips be related to toenail fungus or jock itch?

Not usually: No, this could be an indication of another problem such as dehydration or autoimmune disease. More information is needed to make a better diagnosis, but not typically associated with fungal infections like jock itch or toenail fungus. I recommend you see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is hand dermatitis and atopic dermatitis technically 2 different conditions?

Is hand dermatitis and atopic dermatitis technically 2 different conditions?

Possibly: There are various types of skin conditions that can contribute to rash isolated to hands. Rash can be secondary to a number of conditions including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, irritant or allergic contact hypersensitivity, or other causes. Make an appointment with Allergist or Dermatologist to get to the bottom of the cause and receive the right treatment. ...Read more

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Why do older people get more skin conditions?

Why do older people get more skin conditions?

Impaired Repair: As skin gets older skin turnover slows down and we lose the ability to repair damage. Regular exfoliation with microdermabrasions or chemical peels will help increase turnover. Topical antioxidants such as vitamin c and e help repair dna damage. Retinol (vitamin a) helps stimulate new collagen formation. Most important: avoid damage in the first place by staying away from sun and smoking. ...Read more

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What is the best source of information for very rare skin conditions?

Rare skin conditions: A google search is the most efficient means to start researching rare skin disorders. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions use emulsion?

Not sure of question: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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What skin conditions are caused by heat?

Miliaria: Miliaria, hives, dermatitis are the main ones. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions suits to use emulsion?

Not relevant: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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What skin conditions is corticosteroids supposed to treat?

Inflamation: They are used to treat topical dermatologic inflammatory issues, such as contact dermatitis for example. ...Read more

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I heard that water helps your skin conditions. Is this true?

I heard that water helps your skin conditions. Is this true?

Yes: Skin cells require water to function properly. Dehydration causes damage, accelerated aging, and inability to heal properly. All skin conditions and diseases would become worse in a body not receiving proper nutrition or adequate hydration. ...Read more

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Is it true that after a certain age say 30 yrs, cells multiply slowly and hence skin conditions like psoriasis comes to control ..?

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Not really: Your skin definitely changes over time (eg, it becomes thinner) and sometimes more susceptible to dryness and inflammation. However, it's difficult to predict that with age that your psoriasis will improve. In fact a lot of people develop psoriasis slightly later in life (eg, middle age). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skin conditions?

Skin conditions: The treatment for a skin condition depends on the skin codition: for acne there are oral antibiotics and topicals, for psoriasis topicals and biologics, for eczema moisturizers and cortisone, for warts there is liquid nitrogen, for male pattern hair loss Propecia and rogaine, (minoxidil) for abnormal moles surgical excision, for bacterial infections antibiotics, for fungus topical or oral meds. ...Read more

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What conditions or infections or skin conditions could be cured?

What conditions or infections or skin conditions could be cured?

Not enough info: There are too many to list. You are better off asking that question about a specific skin disease. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help skin conditions?

Can acupuncture help skin conditions?

Never heard it being: Used for skin conditions, but there are some skin conditions triggered by internal illnesses for which acupuncture may indirectly help. ...Read more

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Is argan oil good for skin conditions?

Argan oil: Argan oil has been used as a natural moisturizer and hair conditioner for centuries. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions usually lead to cancer?

Skin conditions: Sunburns, excessive tanning, radiation treatment, scarred areas, and organ transplants are some but not all of the conditions that may lead to skin cancer developent. ...Read more

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Do teenage skin conditions (eg. Breakouts pigmentation) improve as you grow older?

Some do some don't: There are many different types of pigmentation presentations/problems, and the natural course of these vary tremendously. Some improve and some don't. One way to help minimize them or prevent them from worsening, is avoiding prolonged direct sun exposure, which will make the pigmented lesions stand out more. ...Read more

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Can any medications cause boils? Is it possible for any medications such as minocycline to cause skin conditions like boils? .

Can any medications cause boils? Is it possible for any medications such as minocycline to cause skin conditions like boils?

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Poss, but unlikely: Anything is possible, but Minocycline is an antibiotic with a high affinity for skin structures and is usually used to treat conditions like boils. If you were allergic to Minocycline than you could possibly get an allergic reaction including a skin eruption, that could look like or turn into a "boli." see a dr. If you have boils that will not go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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