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What Is Cradle Cap Caused From
Seborrhea: Cradle cap is all known as seborrheic dermatitis, causes scaly patches on a baby's scalp. It is not serious, it can cause thick crusting and white or yellow scales. It usually resolves on its own within a few months. Simple measures, such as washing baby's scalp daily with a mild shampoo, can help loosen and remove the cradle cap scales. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oily,scaley skin : Cradle cap represents warn out skin cells that remain firmly attached to the scalp after they would otherwise fall off. (all of us shed skin all the time) natural skin oils may act as a glue, and most baby shampoos don't include enzymes to break up the oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common harmless...: ..Condition in babies. It involves yellowish scales on the scalp, and it often involves a certain type of fungus. If can be very mild and require no treatment (it often bothers the mother more than the baby), or more severe. It goes away eventually by itself, or if it's itchy, it can be treated with diluted over the counter dandruff shampoos. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Tendon avulsion: Tendon avulsion from a bony insertion can occur around any joint in the body. Generally speaking, most complete avulsions need surgical repair. Common avulsions of this nature include: achilles tendon rupture, pectoralis tendon avulsion, finger flexor/extensor tendon avulsios, biceps tendon avulsion, hamstring tendon avulsions, and the list goes on... ...Read more
Atopic dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis is also called eczema, dermatitis, or atopy. Most commonly, it may be thought of as a type of skin allergy or sensitivity. The atopic dermatitis triad includes asthma, allergies (hay fever), and eczema. There is a known hereditary component of the disease, and it is seen more in some families. The hallmarks of the disease include skin rashes and itching. ...Read more
Lump: Most likely it is a "traumatic fibroma" which is basically scar tissue built up from chronic trauma from the biting. You should still have it checked/biopsied to confirm. You can have it removed via a laser. It does have a reoccurrence possibility if the trauma persists and may need the same treatment years down the road, but it is important to have it checked. Jeffrey briney, d.D.S. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1. Can the hair caused by seborrheic dermatitis regrow? How long does it take? 2. What kind of foods that cause seborrheic dermatitis
Yes, sleep paralysis: When we are sleeping our body is mostly paralyzed. If you dream you are running your brain sends out signals telling your body to run; if these signals were not blocked you would actually run. Sometimes you wake but that paralysis has not turned off yet, leading to what is commonly called "Old Hag Syndrome." See http://www.sspri.org/blog/sleep-paralysis-old-hag-syndrome for more and comment: ...Read more
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Unlikely: Cradle cap is due to the accumulation of dried and dead skin in the scalp of an infant, usually due to family's concern that mild scalp massage might "damage the brain through the baby's soft spot." as adults do not have a soft spot, they are much less likely to have cradle cap, as the fear of brain damage from scalp massage is not present. ...Read more
Splint and suture: If the gums are cut, they may need a few sutures, if the tooth is loose, it must be placed back in proper position and stabilized there w a splint. This will also allow the surrounding bone to heal if there is an alveolar fracture. In addition, a dentist needs to monitor the status of the pulp inthe affected tooth, perhaps a root canal will be needed. Other teeth in the area as well as opposing th. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trauma or infection: Swelling can be caused by trauma or infection. Another cause could be a reaction to something. This needs to examined by a dentist or physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Is it possible to be paralyzed from the waist down from birth? If so, what is this condition called?
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