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What Can I Do To Not Get Fluid Accumulation In The Skin
Lower leg swelling: One of the most common forms of 'water in the skin' is edema or swelling of the lower legs. It's common during pregnancy and is frequently related to poor circulation and heart failure as a person gets older. Support stockings are usually the best way to treat this problem. Exercise can also help. Sometimes salt intake is a factor too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Edema/swelling: There can be many causes of fluid accumulation (or edema). Can be caused by infection, inflammation, bug bite, preexisting skin disease, allergic reaction, drug reaction, trauma/injury, surgery, sunburn, poor circulation. Usually the area of edema looks swollen and sometimes tender. ...Read more
Depends on why...: This depends on why you have protein in your urine. A woman having a period, for example, may have protein in her urine because of the presence of blood cells. But if you have protein in the urine because of declining kidney function, you'll want to learn what you can do to control the source of he problem. For example, get your high blood pressure or diabetes under better control. Good luck. ...Read more
Was just wondering the cause of complex cyst in breast and if there's anything to do to prevent from happening. .and how I can get rid of cyst..thanks?
What can I do to get rid of that extra layer of flab around my belly that seems to be so difficult to get to go away?
How long does it take to get rid of fluid in the ear which came about from a bad cold earlier in the year and how do I get rid of the fluid?
What can I do or eat health wise that will help the adema in my legs due to the removal of lengthnodes in that area?
Lymphedemaspecialist: You have secondary lymphedema from the groin dissection, and using compression hose and seeing a lymphedema specialist (physical therapy dept) will help. See a phlebologist at www.Phlebology.Org for evaluation of venous system in legs as venous insufficiency contributes to the edema, and correcting that may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Ive dark skin around the nails in hands. The area is always and I get itching. I want to know the cause and if you could prescribe any treatment.
So I have scabies, and I've done the thing where you cover yourself in the cream, but is there anything that I can do to get rid of the red bumps?
Scabies: F of unknown age and location states has scabies. States she had covered body with cream but what can I do to get rid of bumps? ANS: They are reactions to having the little buggers under your skin. They should be dead now. They should then heal and go away a week or so. If not consult with the Dr who gave you the med. ...Read more
My lips are severely chapped in the uae but when i go home to the us, the problem disappears. What could be the cause, and how can I get them to heal?
Blame it on weather: Temporary lip chapping usually is due to change in temperature and moisture in the air. Even in us you will see that lips chap more in winter months than in summer months. The more you get used to weather over there better it will get. Try hydrating lip balm or chapstix. ...Read more
Can you recommend what to do to get rid of bad breath and dark circles under the eyes that seem to be permanent?
Good OH and airway: Bad breath can be treated with good oral hygiene and perio tx. Airway volume may be the problem. Narrow palate often leads to malocclusion, compromised periodontal health (ultimately bone loss and bad breadth), most importantly, less airway volume (reduction of oxygen intake). Expand the palate in children has proven to increase airway volume and reduced or eliminate dark circle under the eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I often have inflamation in my ears. What are the causes of that. What can I do to avoid this in the future. Thanks?
It depends: I'm not certain what you are referring to. I am assuming you are referring to otitis externa which is infection in the external ear canal (also called swimmers ear). Excess moisture in the canal or devices that occlude the ear like ear phones can cause infection. The following two websites have excellent patient information: http://bit.ly/1C3SC5Q and http://bit.ly/1HhTGb4 ...Read more
Many causes...: Redness of the face can be a sign of sunburn, rosacea, cellulitis, acne, lupus, side effects of medications (flushing symptoms), dermatitis due to topical preparations/soaps/lotions, signs of viral infection (exanthems), just to name a few. Get to a doctor so they can look at this and begin to tender a diagnosis. Only then can a proper treatment or recommendation be made. ...Read more
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