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Treatment For Cutis Marmorata In Adults
Genetic link?: I found no specific references to a genetic link between Marfan & cutis marmorata other than possibly in a rare form of homo-cystenuria "arising due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency, an autosomal recessive disorder that produces increased urinary homocysteine and methionine. (continued in comment—>. ...Read more
If a person had TB as child and underwent treatment for it, could he have a false positive TB skin test as an adult?
Replace fluid: If there are ongoing losses, it's important to stop those (such as taking a medication to stop diarrhea or stop vomiting). It is important to replace both fluid (water) and electrolytes (like salt and potassium). If you can take fluid orally, that's best, but sometimes you need IV fluids. ...Read more
superfast healing: Fortunately children heal very quickly due to their excellent health and circulation. Any torn skin should be immediately replaced back over the open area and held in place using either adhesive strips or stitches. Leaving wounds open to the air is bad bad bad and slows down healing. Keep this area covered and protected and it will heal rapidly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery: As you may know there is no medical treatment. Endoscopic endopyelotomy is the least invasive and requires several weeks of stenting( a tube left in the ureter to drain urine from kidney to bladder) until healing. Another option is laparoscopic or robotic repair but this can only be done by a urologist with extensive experience in this. Open surgery is, of course, the time tested treatment. ...Read more
Dermatologist: Anything growing rapidly should be checked out by a qualified dermatologist, and if necessary, biopsied or removed. The sooner the better. ...Read more
That's such a broad: Question. Some homemade products are ok. But purchased products are typically much more advanced so I would not do homemade if you are looking for anti aging. But if you want a mask for your skin, some homemade products are fine ...Read more
Darkening skin: Darkening of your skin color may be due to benign causes such as too much sun exposure, but it can also be due to serious medical problems such as addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency) or hemochromatosis (too much iron in the body). If you are unsure why your skin color has been darker, it would be wise to go see a doctor. The cheapest way to lighten your skin color is to avoid the sun. ...Read more
Unfortunately yes: But they can ALSO die if they receive treatment early. Despite best medical effort, if the bacteria is resistant to the antibiotic, or if it is a virus that doesn't respond to abx, then a patient may die from severe pneumonia because the lungs are unable to bring oxygen to the blood. I hope this hasn't already happened to someone you know! ...Read more
Physician: Adolescents and sometimes young adults in early 20s fall into a grey zone of which type of doctor will provide care. Pediatricians' training includes teens-early 20s, internists usually take over in adulthood. The area of hospital may vary based upon peds vs int. Med, but care provided wouldn't be a lot different. ...Read more
Mental Health: Oppositional behavior can be treated, consult with a clinical psychologist who is in your area. You need to understand the origin of your oppositional tendencies and then develop better ways of dealing with conflict in your life. Best. ...Read more
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
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The important thing to do is to get investigated for conditions like diabetes which make you prone to get infections. Aches could be due to infection, if no other cause is found.
Correct DX and appropriate treatment would be needed to get rid of this problem. At times surgical cleaning up of the area affected by it, would be required.
Hence see your doc, or a skin specialist. ...Read more