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What can be done to stop recurring skin disorder?

What can be done to stop recurring skin disorder?

Which disorder?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a skin fungus or another skin disorder?

How can I tell if I have a skin fungus or another skin disorder?

Culture: Do be certain, a culture or biopsy would be definitive to let you know what the exact answer is. ...Read more

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What is a skin disorder with two words, last one being keratosis?

What is a skin disorder with two words, last one being keratosis?

Confusing question: The one I am aware of is a relatively benign condition called keratosis pilaris. I'm not aware of one with keratosis as a last name, it would not make sense. Keratosis is a descriptor meaning rough skin, like red is to a red vase. ...Read more

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Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria?

Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria?

Agree w Dr. Bansal: Pasturella & Cat scratch disease could be transmitted that way. Other infections that people can get from cats include: Campylobacter, Ringworm, Roundworm, Hookworm, Tapeworm, Rabies, Fleas (very temporarily), Toxoplasmosis, Giardiasis, Cryptosporidiosis & Salmonellosis. ...Read more

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Can eczema or any skin disorder be passed through skin contact?

Can eczema or any skin disorder be passed through skin contact?

Eczema: Eczema is not contagious but often has a genetic component where family members may inherit the tendency to have eczema. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can Inonotus obliquus-chaga mushroom cure my skin disorder (seb. Dermatitis.)?

Can Inonotus obliquus-chaga mushroom cure my skin disorder (seb. Dermatitis.)?

Unlikely: Unfortunately an ailment like seborrheic dermatitis tends to be a chronic inflammatory disorder with limited data in regards to curative treatment. The Chaga mushroom has demonstrable anti-inflammatory properties and has been reported to help conditions like seborrheic dermatitis. Be aware, the data is limited. It's unlikely to harm you in topical form but may provide limited help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which sort of skin disorder would cause knee puffiness?

Which sort of skin disorder would cause knee puffiness?

Psoriasis: The most common skin disorder that also affects the joints, including the knees, is psoriasis. Although certainly not all patients with psoriasis will develop joint problems, psoriatic arthritis may cause knee pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is plantar fasciitis a skin disorder?

Can you tell me how is plantar fasciitis a skin disorder?

It's not: It's not. It's a ripping and tearing of a deep connective tissue that goes from your heel all the way to the ball your foot. This tends to be a chronic nature. See your local area podiatrist for options. ...Read more

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Did any one hear of skin disorder caused by leather boots?

Skin: At times the dye used in tanning leather may cause an allergic contact rash on the tops of the feet ...Read more

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What do u call the skin disorder which looks like chicken skin?

What do u call the skin disorder which looks like chicken skin?

Cutis anserina: Goose bumps. Not a disorder, just the little hairs standing up. It's left over from evolution; a cat's hair stands up when it needs to look bigger or conserve heat. ...Read more

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What are the best diet and skincare products for eczema (skin disorder)?

What are the best diet and skincare products for eczema (skin disorder)?

None: Eczema may be caused by many reasons.
If you use allergic contact eczema as example: diet would not help; skincare product might have been the "cause"! ...Read more

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I am suffering from a skin disorder called "lichen planus", what to do?

I am suffering from a skin disorder called "lichen planus", what to do?

Lichen Planus: Lichen planus will wax and wane. It is a chronic rash of unknown cause with no cure, may be itchy and poorly understood by medicine. It can be managed with medication both topical and oral. It may resolve on its own. Wish I could help more; see your dermatologist to manage this disease. ...Read more

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I've had this itchy skin disorder or bites for months and it won't go away, help?

I've had this itchy skin disorder or bites for months and it won't go away, help?

May be a parasite: An infestation called scabies can cause intense itching and small bites, or lines to appear. Usually starts in hands, feet, and can spread.
One possibility. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get skin cancer/skin disorder at 13 years old?

Yes: That is really two questions. The answer to both is yes. There are a variety of different types of skin cancer. The first and foremost sign of skin cancer in kids would be a change in the shape, size or color of a skin growth, including both moles and birthmarks. Also any new changes not previously noted. It is good to check all areas of the body, including the bottom of the feet. ...Read more

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Could you help diagnose my issue with skin disorder/std?

Not using this: Format. Would encourage you to be evaluated by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have a skin disorder can you get a lip piercing?

I'm just wondering, if you have a skin disorder can you get a lip piercing?

Piercing: Any active or history of viral (fever blisters) or bacterial infections (impetigo) for example could lead to problems such as scarring when a piercing takes place. ...Read more