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Dr. Cesar Gomez lozano
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Skin Diseases (Overview)

Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of tissue cover the body.


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Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?

Do skin diseases generally develop due to environmental factors?

Sometimes: Exposure to harsh chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Even repeated exposure to water or work related chemicals can cause damage to the skin. Pollution can have van irritant effect on facial skin and cleaning the face with a gentle cleanser and the use of emollients can help in minimizing damage. ...Read more

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Dr. Cesar Gomez lozano
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Skin Diseases (Overview)

Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of tissue cover the body.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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Have been diagnosed with a skin disease callled prurigo nodularis. What is it?

Have been diagnosed with a skin disease callled prurigo nodularis. What is it?

"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

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Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Are there skin diseases caused by bacteria?

Bacteria: Some skin diseases are totally caused by bacteria, such as an infection of the skin (impetigo or cellulitis). Some diseases have several contributing causes and bacteria can be one of these contributing causes (acne). ...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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How can I treat lichen planus skin disease?

See dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist then follow his treatment protocols. ...Read more

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I have skin disease , treated with various soap and creams.What is the problem and what medicine should I use again?

I have skin disease , treated with various soap and creams.What  is the problem and what medicine should I use again?

Skin disease?: Your question is a little vague--skin disease? Can you be more specific? If you have tried soaps and creams, maybe your problem is on the face? Acne? Please clarify so i can give you a better answer. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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What is the best treatment for the skin disease rosacea. And if i can get name of cream.

Prescription: The topical medications that we prescribe for rosacea most commonly are of the Metronidazole type -- either gel , cream or lotion with strengths varying from 0.75% to 1%. Another commonly used product is Finacea Gel 15%. Please see your dermatologist for the best option for you. ...Read more

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