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Vertigo Skin Disease
What do you advise if I'm female age-55 facing/feeling head vertigo (revolving every thing)plz tell me treatment of the said disease?
Vertigo: Vertigo is a complex problem and not all vertigo is the same. Treatment depends on the exact kind of vertigo. You could have BPPV or Meniere's disease. You could be suffering with migraine headache. Could be something neurologic or even just hyperventilation. You need to be evaluated to determine the right diagnosis to be able to get to the correct treatment. Good luck ...Read more
Progeria: There are a variety of diseases, all genetic and uncommon, in which the person's skin has some features of an older person's from the time of birth. None is true mimic of fast aging. No one knows what the rarest skin disease is, because we discover new ones monthly and the rarest is surely undiscovered. But if you have progeria, it's a challenge and you have my sympathy. ...Read more
May use: Immunomodulator creams such as Protopic and Elidel (pimecrolimus) cause repigmentation in some cases, when used with UVB narrowband treatments. Vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements with sun exposure caused repigmentation in 62% of cases. Leukoderma is a localized loss of pigmentation of the skin that may occur after any number of inflammatory skin conditions, burns etc- not contagious ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri: The symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis include redness, swelling, and pain in the affected area. Blisters may be seen in the involved area of skin. Fever, nausea, vomiting, and other flulike symptoms are common. Another characteristic of necrotizing fasciitis is that the symptoms develop very rapidly, usually within 24 hours after a wound in the skin has allowed the bacteria to invade deep tissue. ...Read more
No: Impetigo implies an infection of an superficial skin surface, most often in children and from strep or staph germs. Intertrigo refers to a chafing and redness of two surfaces that are physically located next to each other. The irritation of intertrigo can also become infected, but the terms refer to different issues. ...Read more
Eczema Mimics: There are several skin conditions that appear similarly to eczema. Psoriasis is most often confused with eczema because they share a defining characteristic, inflammation of the skin. Eczema usually begins during childhood whereas Psoriasis typically starts in adulthood. See a Dermatologist or Allergist to determine if you are suffering from eczema or unrelated skin condition. ...Read more
"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
Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anesthetic in it as well as moisturizers. If its severe, see a doctor, as several systemic diseases can present with uncontrollable itch. ...Read more
See a Dr.: Idf you think you have a sin disease visit the ddoctor for a corrrect diagnosis so then y9ou willl get the correct treatment. ...Read more
Neurofibroma: Usually inherited disease, some times called elephant man some times extensive. ...Read more
How do I figure out what kind of skin disease this is and what possible treatments I can undergo?
Examination: Have your primary doctor exam you. If the diagnosis is not obvious, a dermatologist may be consulted for their expertise. Best of luck! ...Read more
How common is it to get the skin disease vitiligo? Is this a rare disease, or is it actually very common and just not talked about?
Vitiligo: This is an autoimmune condition that can be treated. See a dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I had little bit itching on my head. Then I shaved my head to 0. Now it itches too much. Is it skin disease or what may the cause be?
Necrotizing fasciiti: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die. ...Read more
Not really: It is a rare condition. It is best to check in with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Flesh eating bacteri:
Risk factors for necrotizing fasciitis include:
skin injury or puncture wound
peripheral vascular disease
any condition that causes a weakening of the immune system such as:diabetes, organ transplant, chemotherapy: the administration of medicines that kill cancer cells. Aids, dialysis, . ...Read more
Combination: See dermatologist for treatment. It may include a combination of oral and topical meds. ...Read more
Eczema: Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema. While the word "dermatitis" means inflammation of the skin, "atopic" refers to an allergic tendency, which is often inherited. Although atopic dermatitis itself is not caused by an allergy, eczema sufferers have a higher risk of developing other allergic conditions (like asthma or h. ...Read more