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The nails on most of my fingers have seperated from the nailbed (onycholosis?) Dr. Said he doesn't know but it isn't a skin problem/fungus so what is it?

The nails on most of my fingers have seperated from the nailbed (onycholosis?) Dr. Said he doesn't know but it isn't a skin problem/fungus so what is it?

First was the nail: Cut, masserated and put on culture plate to rule out fungus or candida? If yes and it was negative then it could be traumatic, nutritional deficiency or other disorders like psoriasis, so see dermatologist to get evaluation and diagnosis ...Read more

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Fungus (Definition)

Consisting of a florid overgrowth due to exposure to ...Read more


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What can cause a skin problem? I got it in panama.

What can cause a skin problem? I got it in panama.

All skin "problems": Not all "skin problems" are identical. There is a bird outside my window. You tell me what kind of bird and I will tell you what caused your "problem". ...Read more

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What might be the cause of skin problem after illness?

What might be the cause of skin problem after illness?

Depends: The skin is an integral organ system that responds to our state of health. Depending on the disease that you are referring to, there may be different corresponding skin conditions. In addition, a medication (s) prescribed for the illness in question can also lead to many skin problems. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of an irritating skin problem?

What could be the cause of an irritating skin problem?

Dermatitis: You really should seek the assistance of a dermatologist who might recognize this immediately for what it is or might recommend a skin scraping or a biopsy. Do not guess what it could be, see the skin specialist and get it taken care of, please. ...Read more

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Need expert opinions about what to do for skin problem caused by liver disease?

Need expert opinions about what to do for skin problem caused by liver disease?

Depends: This really depends on the specific problem you are having. If the liver disease os treatable then it is possible that associated skin problems can improve or resolve. Both your gastroenterologist and dermatologist can help answer this for you. ...Read more

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If a staph infection entered your body through a small cut, would it cause a skin problem (boil) or immediately poison your blood (bacteremia)?

If a staph infection entered your body through a small cut, would it cause a skin problem (boil) or immediately poison your blood (bacteremia)?

Boil over bacteremia: For a bacteremia to develop, things have to be pretty serious. That said, I respect Staph aureus very much-it's a very nasty, dangerous germ. Most likely the scenario you describe would result in a small localized infection- a boil or something of that nature. For the 'extra step' of the bacteria entering the blood stream, there has to be several factors involved - the germ itself, host conditions ...Read more

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Hi doct I have skin problem can you help me?

Hi doct I have skin problem can you help me?

See a dermatologist: See a dermatologist. You provide no specifics and it is impossible to guess what kind of rash you have. ...Read more

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Hi, I need help with a skin problem that I'm facing.

Set up a consult: You are not describing the skin problem. You can set up a virtual appointment (either text, audio or video) with one of the docs on this site who should be able to help. With skin problems, photos might help the doc figure out proper treatment. ...Read more

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I m facing oily facial skin problem.?

I m facing oily facial skin problem.?

See derm: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation because you can be treated and this can be prevented. ...Read more

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How can I treat my oily skin problem?

How can I treat my oily skin problem?

Facial skin?: Oily skin - may use frequent but gentle washes. Some times Retin A/ Retinoids can bring balance to skin. They come in different strengths. Your dermatologist can assess to develop a regimen that is specifically tailored for you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a skin problem on my face?

Skin problem: The info provided is too vague to give you a specific recommendation. But do consider assessment by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am so sick and tired of my weird skin problem. What can I try?

Very general: There isn't sufficient information to provide a very specific response. Dermatologists are the health specialists that focus on skin conditions - so that would be a good next step. Take care. ...Read more

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Where to cure my skin problem in affordable price? Suffering with vitiligo since 2000?

Where to cure my skin problem in affordable price? Suffering with vitiligo since 2000?

No cure: There is no cure for vitiligo. It is a disease in which apparently autoantibodies destroy the melanocytes, the cells that give our skin its color. Treatment is geared toward suppressing the immune system; adding color with chemicals to white areas; or bleaching the whole skin. First see a dermatologist who specializes in that problem, or to a center such as mayo clinic or u. Of south florida. ...Read more

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I have skin problem. But, this problem only occur when I consume eggs in my diet. Why is that so? Is this normal or allergic.

Food allergy: If you get a rash after eating eggs, particularly hives (welts) or eczema, it is possibly an allergic reaction to eggs. The treatment of food allergies is the avoidance of the foods which cause the problem. Seeing an allergist can help. ...Read more

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Skin problem. He had pityrosporum ovale. He is cured, now. But skin is colorful-dark and white. Please, what we could do? Advice? Tnx

hyperpigmentation: First concern is if this is fully cured.

If there is hyperpigmentation, lightening creams may help. The spots may also fade with time. A dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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Should I go to a dermatologist annually if I don't have a skin problem?

Should I go to a dermatologist annually if I don't have a skin problem?

Yes: If you have had sun exposure in the past it is a good idea to get all of your skin examined (full body exam) to make sure you do not have a skin cancer. ...Read more

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What fungus generally causes itchy red skin?

What fungus generally causes itchy red skin?

All fungi: All fungi trichophyton, microspsporum etc can cause itchy red skin and should be treated with topilcal antifungals and if extensive oral antifungals such as lamisil, (terbinafine) Nizoral or sporonox. ...Read more

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Is there a fungus that causes itchy, red skin?

Itchy skin: Any fungus that interacts with the skin can cause a red itchy rash either through an allergic contact dermatitis or an irritant contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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I hv skin problem what I do?

Need to see it.: Issues with the skin are nearly impossible to diagnose without direct visualization. You can request a virtual consultation her on HealthTap or pursue a visit with a local Dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am travelling from skin problem?

Clarify Please: Don't understand your question. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more