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Dr. Cesar Gomez lozano
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Skin Diseases (Definition)

Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of ...Read more


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Skin conditions (a few lumps) near my hands and fingers, not itchy.

Skin conditions (a few lumps) near my hands and fingers, not itchy.

Lipoma? Ganglion: cyst? Neurofibromatosis? You need to provide some pictures. It is even better to be seen personally by your friendly local doctor. ...Read more

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How do you tell ringworm from other skin conditions on ur hands n fingers? My cats possibly came in contact don't have it n im worried about gettin it

How do you tell ringworm from other skin conditions on ur hands n fingers? My cats possibly came in contact don't have it n im worried about gettin it

Typical appearance..: Ringworm is very easily obtained from cats. Remember it is not a worm but a fungal infection. The lesions have a very characteristic appearance and are itchy, and respond well to over the counter anti-fungal creams (Clotrimazole, Terbinafine, etc), but should be treated for a full two weeks at least to ensure resolution. Topical treatments work for all ringworm except those in the scap. ...Read more

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What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

One idea ... : I've learned i can't second-guess rashes without seeing them in person, but read about dishydrotic eczema / pompholyx and see whether you might not have this. Just my thought. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?

Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?

Pretty: Similar, but your palms appear redder because of increased blood flow due to more sensory nerves, so you sense better objects with your palms. Lips pretty close up there. ...Read more

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The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches,when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches,when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?

Probably not: Probably not a blood clot in the typical use of the term. It could be a small hematoma or a pressure phenomena from rhe crutch use. I would let your doctor look at it and an exam alone will likely determine the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a skin blemish on the palm of my hand. Started out 1/4 of the size but has grown in the last 2-3 months. No pain or itching. Dry dead skin. ?

Needs medical check: Depending on its color, it may be an infection or melanoma(if it is brown or black). You should seek medical check up for diagnosis and treatment. Such lesions can sometimes be dangerous to leave them alone. Goof luck ...Read more

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How long can HIV survive outside the body? Is it small enough to be absorbed into the skin? How thick is the palm of the hands in forms of protecting?

How long can HIV survive outside the body? Is it small enough to be absorbed into the skin? How thick is the palm of the hands in forms of protecting?

Why do you ask?: It's moot. People just don't get it except by sex or sharing needles. During the era when there was no treatment, it jay did not get transmitted in the home via ordinary contact. ...Read more

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Have red sores under the skin all over the palm of my hands what could they be?

Have red sores under the skin all over the palm of my hands what could they be?

Hand-dermatitis?: Red sores all over the palm of hands are more often caused by a contact allergy, hand-dermatitis (eczema), or infections such as scabies. The diagnosis is needed as the treatment will differ based on the cause. A certain virus can cause sores on the hands as a part of hand-foot-mouth disease. Please make an appointment to see your doctor, as early as possible. ...Read more

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Sometimes get really itchy palms on both hands but not red and not always dry skin..What can it be?

See details: If you believe the folklore it means you are going to come into money. Could it be related to anxiety? ...Read more

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