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Dr. Keira Barr
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Skin Abnormalities (Overview)

Skin abnormalities is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, thickness changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, bug bites, etc.


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How can you tell whether some skin abnormalities are cancerous or not?

How can you tell whether some skin abnormalities are cancerous or not?

How they look: It depends on size, the margin, the color and pattern. If you have a lot of sun exposure and have a fair complexion, you are at risk. Have your primary care provider or a dermatologist look at them. ...Read more

Dr. Keira Barr
85 doctors shared insights

Skin Abnormalities (Overview)

Skin abnormalities is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, thickness changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, itching, bug bites, etc.


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Is it possible for asthma to trigger skin abnormalities?

Is it possible for asthma to trigger skin abnormalities?

Unlikely: Asthma is a lung condition with mucus production, airway twitchiness, swelling, and inflammation that has symptoms of cough, wheeze, chest tightness and/or shortness of breath. No particular skin abnormalities are triggered by asthma, although patients with allergic asthma may have other atopic conditions such as eczema (atopic dermatitis). ...Read more

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What common skin abnormalities form after dieting (eating disorders)?

What common skin abnormalities form after dieting (eating disorders)?

Ugliness of Dieting: *lanugo - long thin hair all over body *dry/cracking skin *pale in face *vulnerable to infections/rashes due to reduced immunity from food restriction *pigmentation changes depending of which vitamins you are receiving anyone experiencing these changes should immediately see a physician as well as a therapist specializing in eating disorders. ...Read more

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What are skin abnormalities after excessive dieting (like in eating disorders)?

What are skin abnormalities after excessive dieting (like in eating disorders)?

Many Changes: Excessive dieting usually leads to nutritional deficiencies that can affect the appearance and strength of skin. Dryness, flaking, easy bruising, redness, sores, pimples, rashes, hairloss, mouth sores, and nail abnormalities can all occur with excessive dieting. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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Tiny flat plaques all over my abdomen where I exposed skin while sunbathing in 60s. What are these skin abnormalities?

Tiny flat plaques all over my abdomen where I exposed skin while sunbathing in 60s. What are these skin abnormalities?

Fungal infection: Body fungus - tinea does not tan with sunbathing appears white compared to normal skin. If these have scale might have in addition seborrhic dermatitis. Use tgel shampoo to bathe avoid anti bacterial soap and use over the counter anti fungal creams twice daily. Orally take 1 clove of garlic chopped up in pieces swallow with water like pills will clear gut which might also have fungus. ...Read more

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Pain on the glans penis. Only hurts w/ contact No discoloration or skin abnormalities or any other symptoms I'm circumcised Any idea what it could be?

Pain on the glans penis. Only hurts w/ contact No discoloration or skin abnormalities or any other symptoms I'm circumcised Any idea what it could be?

See remark: It is hard to guess,how long has this been going on? Just to test if it is a simple problem,get from a drug store a topical anesthetic cream and apply a dab on the area twice a day for a week .If it still persists,I am afraid you need to consult with a urologist Best of luck ...Read more