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Sirius Skin Disease
My brother is having dry layer and bubbles on scalp of head some doctor is this may be sirius skin disease age 36?
Severe seborrheic dermatitis (seborrhea) or psoriasis on scalp can cause the appearance you described here. If he has rashes elsewhere such as back of elbows etc... Likely psoriasis. Significant fungal infection (kerion) can do that as well. These are treatable conditions, but require prescriptions. Consult your doc for an eval.
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Not really: It is a rare condition. It is best to check in with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Similar to lupus: Reticular erythematous mucinosis (rem) frequently appears after intense sun exposure, or hormonal stimuli such as oral contraceptives, menses, or pregnancy. It may be related to lupus erythematosus, although lupus tests are typically negative. It often responds to treatment with anti-malarial medications. ...Read more
I would like to do physical relation with my gf but she has skin disease. Is there any problem to be intimate?
Go for it: Ask her. Most skin diseases are not catching. If you care for her, ask what is going on with her skin and whether SHE thinks is a problem for the relationship. Reassure her. Tell her you think the skin stuff is fine because you like her. Talk openly about this and any other concerns. Make it clear that the skin disease is not a problem for you. This is what any decent lover does. ...Read more
Saw lady with what looked like bags all over her skin. Is there a skin disease that causes bags to form on your skin, bags that hang?
Progeria: There are a variety of diseases, all genetic and uncommon, in which the person's skin has some features of an older person's from the time of birth. None is true mimic of fast aging. No one knows what the rarest skin disease is, because we discover new ones monthly and the rarest is surely undiscovered. But if you have progeria, it's a challenge and you have my sympathy. ...Read more
May use: Immunomodulator creams such as Protopic and Elidel (pimecrolimus) cause repigmentation in some cases, when used with UVB narrowband treatments. Vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements with sun exposure caused repigmentation in 62% of cases. Leukoderma is a localized loss of pigmentation of the skin that may occur after any number of inflammatory skin conditions, burns etc- not contagious ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri: The symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis include redness, swelling, and pain in the affected area. Blisters may be seen in the involved area of skin. Fever, nausea, vomiting, and other flulike symptoms are common. Another characteristic of necrotizing fasciitis is that the symptoms develop very rapidly, usually within 24 hours after a wound in the skin has allowed the bacteria to invade deep tissue. ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri:
Risk factors for necrotizing fasciitis include:
skin injury or puncture wound
peripheral vascular disease
any condition that causes a weakening of the immune system such as:diabetes, organ transplant, chemotherapy: the administration of medicines that kill cancer cells. Aids, dialysis,. ...Read more
Combination: See dermatologist for treatment. It may include a combination of oral and topical meds. ...Read more
Eczema: Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema. While the word "dermatitis" means inflammation of the skin, "atopic" refers to an allergic tendency, which is often inherited. Although atopic dermatitis itself is not caused by an allergy, eczema sufferers have a higher risk of developing other allergic conditions (like asthma or h. ...Read more
I'm currently suffering from a skin disease like in the picture in the link below. Anyone know what it is, and cure, what should I do?
Picture Link: You submitted this question to the medical education portion of Health Tap — not the medical treatment program. Thus, we can not see or connect to the link you referred to. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm suffering for this type of skin disease for more than a year now. Can it be healed fully and never to come back again?
More information: To answer this question would require knowledge as to what the skin disease is. It would be wise to go to a doctor in order to obtain a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Necrotizing fasciiti: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die. ...Read more
No: Impetigo implies an infection of a superficial skin surface, most often in children and from strep or staph germs. Intertrigo refers to a chafing and redness of two surfaces that are physically located next to each other. The irritation of intertrigo can also become infected, but the terms refer to different issues. ...Read more
Eczema Mimics: There are several skin conditions that appear similarly to eczema. Psoriasis is most often confused with eczema because they share a defining characteristic, inflammation of the skin. Eczema usually begins during childhood whereas Psoriasis typically starts in adulthood. See a Dermatologist or Allergist to determine if you are suffering from eczema or unrelated skin condition. ...Read more
"picker's nodules": These are inflamed bumps that are the result of a vicious cycle: they itch or burn and the patient scratches or picks at them and this causes more itching and burning. This goes around and around and the lesions get worse and worse. Rub cortisone cream into them twice a day and strictly keep your hands off at all other times and they will go away. Often, anxiety makes them harder to ignore. ...Read more
Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more