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What Are Some Common Skin Parasites
Long list: The most common is a need for eyeglass correction. Eyes can be traumatized, develop various infections, are subject to many inherited diseases, can develop tumors and the lids can get a pimple like infection termed a stye. There are many subcategories of these. And of course diabetes commonly affects the eye, it can develop glaucoma or cataracts. ...Read more
Most have no sx: If it wasn't for the itch & the difficulty these kids have trying to sleep, we wouldn't need to treat this at all. Old wives tales have you believe the kids grind their teeth but that is bull. The allergic reaction that some kids get to the oily material the eggs are laid in is the basic problem. Short term help using a cold wash to remove the oil & soothing creams can help baby rest.Rx takes time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hopefully the link : Below would help. Excessive bruising or traumatic injury to a body part may contribute to allodynia. http://chronicfatigue.about.com/od/glossary/g/allodynia.htm. ...Read more
Rashes: There are many rashes that don't usually itch. However there are always exceptions. For example usually chronic plaque psoriasis, discoid lupus erythematosus, some drug reactions, vitiligo, acne do not itch to name just a few. Itching can be due to a peripheral origin (diseased skin), neurophysiological dysfunction in the nervous system (ie: cholestasis) , neuropathic ( ms ) or psychiatric. ...Read more
Many: There are many types of skin cancer, too numerous to mention here, ..But some common ones are squamus cell and basal cell. Malignant melanoma is more serious. If you have concerns, or suspicious lesions, see a dermatiologist for a thorough skin exam. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have this assessed: to determine if there is an actual parasite. If not, the doctor can see if there is a specific cause for this sensation. ...Read more
A friend suggest that I should drink a parasite cleanse for my skin and all over health will that remove the toxins in the skin?
PARASITE CLEANSE: For your skin? Sorry, I am speechless. ...Read more
What parasite?: I'm not sure what you mean or what parasites you're referring to. Parasites are not common causes of skin problems in the U.S. Far more common is delusional parasitosis, a psychiatric condition in which patient think they're infected with parasites. It's difficult to treat, because it's very hard to convince the sufferers that they need psychiatric help rather than antiparasitic medications. ...Read more
What parasites?: Before anyone can tell you how to get rid of parasites, s'he needs to identify, 1st, do you truly have a parasitic infestation and, 2nd, if so, what type. Fleas, ticks, bedbugs and scabies mites are common skin parasites is the U.S.. There are other skin parasites that are mostly found in the tropics. The treatment varies depending on the species. See a dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the Bug: Scabies is probably the most common skin parasite in most parts of the us. They are easily treated with topical medications. Close contacts are also usually treated to prevent reinfection. There are however many other parasites that are endemic to certain locales and countries. Treatment varies and depends on an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is their such a parasite that lives on the body in the skin and comes out pores and hair follicle?
I've had a horrid skin condition for 3 years including a very likely skin parasite that my doctor assumes is this or that without checking!
See a dermatologist: for better evaluation, 3 years are more than enough, look for a second or even a third opinion from a specialist, its your right, good luck ...Read more
I have parasites in my skin i think I have a desease wich is hepatitis and yesterday i to a herbal health centre and they told me to buy liver is ok?
See below: Only with your doctor's permission and guidance. ...Read more
I have some kind of parasite on my scalp i have not seen any bugs just tiny white worm looking things very tiny my head itches my boyfriend has them t?
Please resubmit: with a clear and specific question. Your question was cut off ...Read more
Trying to diagnose parasite on head and neck have been to two docs and still no answer. Started on stromectol (ivermectin) but want to know what it is?
I read online people take dewormers because of vitamin deficiencies and skin problems - I have both. Possible parasites? Can I take Combantrin safely?
Cruel scam: You're an adult now and you need to be discerning, or every crook on the internet will have you thinking you're seriously sick with fictitious "worms". Combantrin / pyrentel is something you should only take if you have actual evidence of pinworms. Get with an evidence-based dietician if you are concerned about vitamin deficiencies, and a mainstream practitioner for skin issues. ...Read more
I got a bad migraine worse one I ever had. Made me sick and all. Then my husband gets one. He never gets head aches.What could it be? Virus? Parasite?
Comments: Migraine is NOT a contagious disorder, and well over 30 million people in the United States suffer these severe headaches. If both of you had migraine events at same time, would search for potential food triggers, such as nitrite preservatives, MSG, aspartame, but fermented or pickled items could also be culprits. Although unlikely, carbon monoxide exposure does cause headaches. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My eosinophils count is 1.3, i usually have numbness on my left shin, is this ok? also, i feel quick short bursts of wiggling under my skin, parasite?
Parasite is possible: Have you been bitten by an insect or been to an area where parasites are common? Is there any redness or swelling anywhere near where you feel the numbness or "wiggling"? Is there an opening in the skin? if so, tape it closed for a day or two or keep it covered with bacitracin ointment and a soft gauze dressing. If something live is down there it will come up for air. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diseases (virus, parasites, etc) you can catch from using a communal shower & sink if you have dermatitis (leg skin with minor rash) and use sandals?
I have had some ear pains. I twirl my hair and put it in my ear. could I have a brain parasite? I also pick my head til it bleeds. can I catch a bug?
Worry & Rituals: The worry and rituals you mention suggest more of a behavioral issue such as POSSIBLE Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions and then a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in OCD to see if that is the case. Peace and good health. Lots of reasons to be hopeful. ...Read more
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