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Can you determine anything about heart health from looking at someone's face? I.E. Color, shapes, other clues on face?
Sometimes: Diagnosis of problems rely on listening to the patient, examining the paitens and finally tests. Obviously many things can be discovered by closely looking. An example - a small skin tag found under the eyes called a xanthelasma can be a sign of high cholesterol. This can be an early warning of increased risk of heart disease. ...Read more
What is the basic difference between papule , macule and crops . send me some clinically relevant pics ?
How raised is it: A macule is flat. Can't feel it with your eyes closed. A papule is raised and can be felt. A vesicle is a papule that has fluid in it - like a tear drop. It may also have pus in it- yellowish - then it's called a pustule. All these lesions are smaller than 5 mm in greatest dimension. Please google for images. ...Read more
Bing: Go on bing search and type in dermatopathology images. ...Read more
Hello sir.I have papules unilateral at scrotum look white, smooth surface without any penis involvment. 7 in numbers.No other symptoms.Plx help.Thanku?
When looking at text on screen, colours of individual letters change periodically - from black to navy blue. Not computer; overworking eyes? Diabetes?
Macular issue: The variations in the colors of the letters localizes the problem area to the central retina, the macula lutea, aka the fovea centralis. Diabetes is not impossible but not likely without a history. A retinal toxicity to the antibiotics for h. Pylori is also possible. A retina specialist or general ophthalmologist is the starting point for a dilated examination of the back of your eyes asap. ...Read more
Rash on backs of arms + forearms after vaca at the beach. Unsure if photoallergic dermatitis r/t meds(bcp, gabapentin, nexium)or PMLE?
How can I fade brown spots on face? Retin A (tretinoin) Hydroquinone makes them more dark, what can I do?Face is 2 different colors. Ideas plz. Thank you
Sure: They usually start as small, rough bumps, then slowly thicken and get a warty surface. Most are tan or brown and can be multiple shades. They have a waxy, "pasted on" appearance...they look like a dab of warm, brown candle wax on the skin. There are some skin lesions, especially smooth moles, with various pigments which should be checked, especially if very dark/black suggesting melanoma. ...Read more
Probably: People tend to share everything else on facebook, so i would not be surprised if people were sharing medical photos. I know I have seen some trauma photos people have taken of themselves while waiting in the emergency department. ...Read more
Question on possible bcc on end of nose - need appt at Waikato dermatology with Dr Marius Rademaker please?
And your question?: You don't say what your question is but it does sound wise to see a dermatologist. But I advise you contact Waikato Dermatology directly to make an appt with Dr. Rademaker. We are doctors, not appointment secretaries! Even if I called them I would not have any contact info for them to reach you. ...Read more
Any creams for reducing uneven skin tones on faces? Any suggestions fr healthy even looking skin?
Well ...: There can be quite a few reasons for uneven skin tones (predisposed genetic influenced, inflammatory processes, overexposure leading to genetic damage, etc.) so your best bet is to probably see a dermatologist to find the exact product that's right for you. Obagi is a good line of products are medical grade quality that many of my colleagues use. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Unusual symptom: This an unusual symptom. Probably this is an optical effect, but only an eye exam can rule out at problem. The 3-d effect comes from different mechanisms. Shadowing and parallax, for example, give a 3-d effect without depending on the 2 eyes being separated in space giving stereopsis (true 3-d vision). So, if for some reason there was a ghost image from one eye, a 3-d effect might result, possibly. ...Read more
I read that hair texture and male pattern baldness are on different chromosomes, therefore, texture doesn't determine balding patterns?
Look around: You will easily find balding men & women with kinky, wavey, or straight hair. ...Read more