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Doctor insights on: Salmon Patches

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What is the definition or description of: salmon patch?

BIRTH MARKS IN BABY: Salmon patch is a name given to a very common group of birth marks in babies the birthmarks are caused by expansion or dilatation of tiny blood vessels called capillaries.These marks on face are called angel kisses, on back and neck it is called stork bites. Angel kisses go away by 1to 2 years age and stork bites get covered by hai and do not go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a salmon patch?

How do I get rid of a salmon patch?

Depends: If this in on you then a laser may help to get rid of it. If you are talking about a child of yours then often time will allow most to fade. It might be best for you to see a doctor who treats these types of things to know what may be best and if the diagnosis is correct. Consider seeing a dermatologist, plastic surgeon or ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can anyone have a salmon patch birth mark?

Can anyone have a salmon patch birth mark?

Sure: Salmon patches (aka stork bites and angel kisses) are pretty common. Up to half of all babies will have something like this. Most gradually fade away but many adults have them all through life. ...Read more

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I have random patches of little flat hives only on my stomach, a couple on the hips, not itchy. Not bug bites, salmon colored, 2 months no improvement?

I have random patches of little flat hives only on my stomach, a couple on the hips, not itchy. Not bug bites, salmon colored, 2 months no improvement?

Hives ?: Two months of a rash, which looks like hives to you needs to be evaluated. Hives usually do itch as they are a histamine response and are not typically always in the same place. This sounds more like flat warts. In any case exam and evaluation by your primary physician or a Dermatologist is needed. ...Read more

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Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Is salmon roe (ikura) a healty diet?

Part of, or totally?: Salmon roe can be a part of a well balanced diet-high in salt though. It is not a healthy diet in itself (even with vinegared rice). ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

Is it bad to eat salmon 5 days outta the week?

No: Salmon is rich in desirable omega 3`s and is an excellent source of protein. It`s a lot healthier than eating red meat 5 times a week. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

I was wondering what would happen if i ate uncooked salmon?

Uncooked salmon: Was is lox (brined salmon)? If yes, you are probably fine. Was it flash frozen sushi ? If yes, you are probably fine. However, eaten fresh uncooked salmon could lead to infection. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I ate raw salmon and didn't freeze it what's gonna happen to me I'm scared?

Not certain: Raw fish in sushi has to be frozen before being served in restaurants (FDA requirement). You may have to wait and see regarding eating this sushi. You may do just fine but if not seek medical assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

A friend told me that no one should eat farmed salmon and that "caught in the wild" is better for ones health. Can this be true (I don't think so)?

Let's think about it: If this were NOT true, somebody would have made it up. And you're right -- this is food fantasy from "natural healing / miracle food" websites. Salmon is salmon. There's an understandable, emotional human tendency to think "closer to nature is better". We'd have much less salmon, and in fact be unable to support 7 billion people, on "natural farming / fishing / gathering." ...Read more

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Is salmon good for asthmatics?

Is salmon good for asthmatics?

Maybe: This is a rich source of protein and complex fat. It has no treatment effect for asthma, nor is it a negative unless you have a salmon allergy. In general, you can eat anything you are not allergic to in most medical conditions including asthma. ...Read more

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Is eating too much salmon bad for you?

Is eating too much salmon bad for you?

It can be: Eating too much of anything can be a bad thing. As an extreme people have died from water poisoning from drinking too much water. If you eat so much salmon that you are excluding other important nutrients and foods in your diet than it may be too much. If you are healthy and fit and have a balanced diet it may be ok. Honestly ask someone you trust, if they think you are eating too much. ...Read more

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Can one be allergic to salmon?

Can one be allergic to salmon?

Yes: One can be allergic to almost anything, but especially other organisms. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume salmon every night?

Is it safe to consume salmon every night?

In general, yes: But it depends on where the fish is from. Stay away from fish from the pacific! because of fukushima, which is still spewing incredibly high amounts of contaminated sea water into the pacific, i would stay away from any seafood from the pacific. But in general, salmon is one of the best and healthiest fish to consume; it is loaded with omega-three fatty acids and other antioxidents. ...Read more

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Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Can i eat frozen salmon from costco raw (as sashimi)?

Not advised: Sushi grade fish in general is taken very seriously in terms of processing. Frozen fish that is not marketed as sushi grade may be less well handled and processed. Ask the fish person. ...Read more

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Why are sardines healthier than salmon? Does anyone eat them?

Why are sardines healthier than salmon? Does anyone eat them?

Calcium: Sardines are eaten whole, while salmon is generally eaten in filets, or boneless. The tiny sardine bones contain calcium. ...Read more

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Can I eat wild salmon 3 times a week? It's the season and I have a lot of it.

Can I eat wild salmon 3 times a week? It's the season and I have a lot of it.

Recommended: by the American Heart Association. The recommendation is eating fatty fish (e.g. salmon) at least two times per week. The serving size of fish is 3.5 ounces cooked or 3/4 cup of fish flaked. It is also important to prepare fish by baking, steaming or grilling. Take care. ...Read more

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Im concerned we ate bad salmon. It smelled fishy, thought salmon had no real fishy smell?

Im concerned we ate bad salmon. It smelled fishy, thought salmon had no real fishy smell?

Nothing to do: If you are not sick, don't worry about it. If you do get sick, see your doctor. There isn't much else you can do in the mean time. ...Read more

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Is salmon-fish high in mercury?

Some can be esp: Farm raised, wild salmon is healthier and has much less mercury. ...Read more