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Skin itch?

Skin itch?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, Saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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What's weeping skin?

What's weeping skin?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Skin (Tip)

Face lift myth: making the skin as taut as possible is good. ...See more

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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household members with permethrin rinse, with your doctor's approval
Weekly
Check every person with lice for nits (eggs) every day
Daily
Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas, and launder all clothes and linens
Once
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How to care my skin?

How to care my skin?

Wash and moisturize: Wash regularly and use a moisturizer with spf. ...Read more

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How to get fair skin?

How to get fair skin?

Avoid sunlight: There is no practical way to lighten skin beyond what your genetics allow. If you avoid sunlight exposure, the skin will become as pale as it can be. That is the best you can do. ...Read more

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Skin (Tip)

Over time, some dermal fillers lead to increased collagen in the skin treated. ...See more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help or see a doctor right away
Once
See a doctor for diagnosis; do not diagnose yourself
Once
Don't drive a vehicle with a head injury; have someone else drive you
Once
Ice the area, if you can
Once
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How to get fair skin.

High SPF sunscreen: Stay out of the sun. Use high spf sunscreen. Use sunglasses and wear a hat. ...Read more

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Freshness about skin?

Freshness about skin?

Maybe: What kind of a question is this? Putting a question mark at the end of a phrase doesn't automatically turn the phrase into a question. If you want an answer, you need to ask a proper question. ...Read more

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Skin (Tip)

Good skin care and spf will delay skin the need for facelifts and botox. ...See more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Shockwave in my head?

Shockwave in my head?

Hard to say: Hard to know what the question is but if new severe headache this is reason to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Why is my skin flaky?

Flaky skin: Many possibilities. I would discuss with your Dr. Who knows you best. ...Read more

Dr. William Nall Dr. Nall
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Skin (Tip)

-the needle is sharp -the skin is so very tight now -no creases are seen. ...See more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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I have a knot my head?

I have a knot my head?

OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. And get it evaluated and treated, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Why does my skin hurt?

Dermodynia: Multifaceted answer --- pain can be from inflammation from trauma, infection, neurologic disorders or tumors to name a few causes. ...Read more

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Skin (Tip)

Gentle massaging over time often smooths minor bumps in the skin sometimes found after injections. ...See more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
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What is skin slippage?

What is skin slippage?

Postmortum finding: Skin slippage is the term for the separation of the skin from the underlying tissue in post mortum state this is something that a medical student in gross anatomy or a pathologist doing an autopsy might see. ...Read more

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How come my skin itch?

How come my skin itch?

Allergy/Eczema/other: It may be due to allergy to something or skin condition like eczema if you have dry skin and/or rash
you can try over the counter allergy meds like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec/claritin. But if it oersist check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Skin (Tip)

Ask your doctor what specific skin concerns exist, so that a cost-effective plan may be utilized. ...See more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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How thick is our skin?

How thick is our skin?

Skin thickness: Skin thickness varies from 0.5mm thick on the eyelids to 4.0mm thick on the heels. (REF: http://www. Histology. Leeds. Ac.uk/skin/skin_layers. Php) ...Read more

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Feel weird light head?

Feel weird light head?

Many Causes: You may be feeling light headed because of dehydration or need calories. Getting plenty of water and proper amounts of food could help. However, there may be more serious causes and you should see your doctor if you keep feeling like this. ...Read more

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Why is my head so flat?

Why is my head so flat?

Hard to say?: Without a picture or an exam, I don't believe anyone can tell you. Repharase your quesition and give more information. Age would ben nice to know. Any trauma. Since birth? Do your relatives look the same? Interesting question but just can't answer based on your limited question. Sorry! That is my flat-out answer! ...Read more

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How save skin from sun?

How save skin from sun?

Skin Safe in Sun: To protect your skin during sun exposure you will need to apply generous amounts of sunscreen (i recommend min spf 30) and re-apply every 2 hours. Limit sun exposure during high sun (10am-4pm). For detailed safe sun practices: http://www. Melanomaresource. Org/index. Php/site/content/sun_safe_practices/. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once