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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Signs of herpes?

Signs of herpes?

Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Signs and symptoms of lupus?

Variety of Symptoms: Lupus (sle) is an autoimmune disease that can effect essentially any organ in the body. Autoimmune means "friendly fire." the body's army is called the immune system. When it gets confused and attacks the body it leads to autoimmune diseases. Common symptoms of sle include: fatigue, joint pain, rashes, mouth sores, dry eyes and mouth, and depression. Every sle patient has unique symptoms. ...Read more

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What are signs of scabies?

What are signs of scabies?

Skin lesions: Skin papules with burrows are seen . Also signs of itching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of nummular eczema?

What are the symptoms of nummular eczema?

Itchy round lesions: Nummular eczema appears on the skin as a circular shaped dry patch. There may be solitary or multiple patches. It may be confused for ringworm but can be distinguished by its lack of central clearing, and scaly dryness throughout the patch. It can be itchy as well. The treatments for nummular eczema are the same as for other forms of eczema, mild soaps, mouisturing creams, and topical steroids. ...Read more

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Symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

Symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

Itching.: Atopic dermatitis is an itch that rashes (as opposed to a rash that itches) - it's the itching that comes first, and scratching it that causes the rash. The itchiest areas are typically crooks of arms, backs of knees, and sides of neck, although other areas can be involved. Most kids outgrow it, although an unfortunate minority do not. Treatment depends on location and severity. ...Read more

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What are the signs of lupus without a skin rash?

What are the signs of lupus without a skin rash?

See details: http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria The above link lists the diagnostic criteria. ...Read more

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What are the signs of neonatal lupus?

What are the signs of neonatal lupus?

Yes: Neonatal lupus depends on antibodies transfered across the placenta to the baby. Sometimes the mother has the antibodies but does not have clinical disease. The antibodies cross the placenta and cause the lupus in the baby even if the mother never had identified disease. The clinical picture can include rash, heart block, low platelets. The heart occur before delivery and may need a pacemaker. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

What are the symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

rash from scratchin: Most of the time, the main symptom is intensely itchy skin that causes the person to scratch. The scratching can cause patches of red rashes, often in the bends of the elbows and knees, or other joints; sometimes on the face, hands and feet; sometimes all over the body. If you keep scratching, you can get bleeding and skin lines (lichenification), and superficial skin infections that are painful. ...Read more

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What are the signs of scalp ringworm clearing?

What are the signs of scalp ringworm clearing?

Rash resolves: Usually the redness, scaliness, itching will resolve. The scalp starts to look and feel more normal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis?

What are the symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis?

Herpetic dermatitis: Intense ithing and rash are the only symptoms of this condition.The itching is uncontrolable, and has to be diagnosed and treated . It presents with chronic skin eruption, with blisters filled with watery fluid.It gives intense itch and you can not stop yourself from scraching, and sometimes you may scratch off the blisters.The symptoms are intermittently chronic.Three stages1rash2vescicles3 healing. ...Read more

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What are signs, symptoms of jock itch?

What are signs, symptoms of jock itch?

Red itchy rash: A red itchy rash that begins in the folds of your groin and expands outward is typical of jock itch. ...Read more

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What are symtoms of eczema?

What are symtoms of eczema?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin condition characterized by dry, wrinkled, itchy and occasionally red skin. Symptoms can be reduced with hypoallergenic cleansers and moisturizers, and fragrance/dye free detergents. Topical steroids are also helpful. This condition stems from a hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system. It is controllable, not curable. ...Read more

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What are telltale signs of gout?

What are telltale signs of gout?

Swollen joint: A hot red swollen joint what comes on rather suddenly without trauma. It usually happens in the big toe joint but can happen in any joint in the body. It hurts to move or touch the joint, ice can make it feel better until you see your podiatrist for a prescription to reduce the inflamation. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of rosacea?

What are the signs and symptoms of rosacea?

Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the malar area and may involve most of the face. Nose may be enlarged, red with wide pores. ...Read more

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What are the signs of mild dermatillomania?

What are the signs of mild dermatillomania?

Urge to pick skin: Dermatillomania is the medical diagnostic term used to describe skin picking disorders. Quite often the habitual picking begins with understandable circumstances. Perhaps a blemish of some sort – ingrown hair, insect bite, or some other minor and often temporary imperfection – is the target of the picking. For some reason, the subject develops an irresistible urge to pick this minor imperfection to the point of pain and destruction. The original picking creates a bigger target area on which to focus attention, thus picking, so the habit becomes self-perpetuating. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of scleroderma?

What are the early signs of scleroderma?

Raynaud's Syndrome!: Raynaud's syndrome is most common, blanching of the last 2/3rds of the digits of the hand with cold, stress, or fear most common. Thickening of the skin of hands (sclerodactaly) is the second most common. Food sticking in the throat is another early sx. However some people can get early pulmonary or renal problems at the same time, or even before these other occur. If you have these, see a rheum. ...Read more

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What are the early signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis? Definite signs.

What are the early signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis? Definite signs.

See webpage: Not enough space to answer here. Check this out: http://www.Healthline.Com/health-slideshow/multiple-sclerosis#1 also check wikipedia. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more