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What is the definition or description of: Fragile skin?

What is the definition or description of: Fragile skin?

Fragile skin: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. Fragile skin is delicate & may be easily damaged. ...Read more

Thin Skin (Definition)

Skin is the outer layer of tissue on the body. Thin skin means that there is little depth or thickness. However, this may be referring to being overly -sensitive to criticism ...Read more


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Fragile skin on arms is this normal?

Fragile skin on arms is this normal?

Yes and No: The older we get, the more sun damage occurs and the more fragility of the skin takes over. Often people get easy bruising on the arms due to chronic long-term sun exposure and damage. This is called actinic purpura or senile purpura. However, there are some more serious causes of a problem like this. I would have your doctor or dermatologist take a look. ...Read more

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Fragile skin on arms is this normal at 70?

Fragile skin on arms is this normal at 70?

Absolutely!: As you age, the sun gradually thins the skin of the arms. By the time you reach 70, that skin is typically quite thin. You might even get spontaneous bruises (actinic purpura) on your arms every now and then. This is entirely normal, don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What causes fragile skin?

What causes fragile skin?

Genetic Skin Problem: People who have very fragile skin that bruises easily without being on blood thinners or age-related may have one of several genetic conditions that cause skin fragility. The most common cause like this is ehlers danlos syndrome. This is caused by a defect in the production of collagen in the skin and possibly other parts of the body (like blood vessels or joints) see your doctor. ...Read more

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Home remedies for raw dry fragile skin?

Home remedies for raw dry fragile skin?

Moisturizers: Hydrate the skin as often as possible, and avoid water as much as possible...Cereve cream and restaderm are wonderful1. ...Read more

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Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Home remedies for really dry fragile skin?

Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, halibut and sardines, walnuts, flax seeds, yellow and orange fruits and veges, and chocolate!) long showers and baths can dehydrate skin! Use moisturizers (and or olive oil) and gentle cleansers. Exfoliate with yogurt, and drink plenty of water! ...Read more

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How can I repair extremely fragile skin not brought about by meds or age?

How can I repair extremely fragile skin not brought about by meds or age?

Genetic Skin Problem: People who have very fragile skin that bruises easily without being on blood thinners or age-related may have one of several genetic conditions that cause skin fragility. The most common cause like this is ehlers danlos syndrome. This is caused by a defect in the production of collagen in the skin and possibly other parts of the body (like blood vessels or joints) see your doctor. ...Read more

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Could Accutane lead to premature wrinkles because of extremely dry and fragile skin?

Could Accutane lead to premature wrinkles because of extremely dry and fragile skin?

Unlikely: Accutane decreases sebum production from your skin leading to a decrease in oily skin and less a acne. Over time it does dry out your skin, but usually temporarily. It would be highly unusual to have wrinkles attributable to accutane. They are more commonly due to over active muscle function and the normal aging process. ...Read more

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Could cushings syndrome affect the penis if you had or have it causing changes like scaling painfully sensitivity thinning fragile skin for no reason?

Could cushings syndrome affect the penis if you had or have it causing changes like scaling painfully sensitivity thinning fragile skin for no reason?

May be...: Since Cusihing's syndrome displays a constellation of signs & symptoms resulting from long-term systemic effects of exposure to cortisol. A similar change to penile skin from its effects could not be exempted, and manifested in a wide range of texture depending on age, duration of exposure, general health, other comorbidities, nutrition, etc. For individual detail, ask & talk with Doc timely. ...Read more

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What are the best facilities for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

What are the best facilities for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

Fragilex. Org: I don't know if these are the "beset" clinics but you might start by seeing the list of clinics that works with the fragile x foundation: go to: http://www. Fragilex. Org/ then click on treatment & intervention and clinics. If you don't live near one of these clinics then try calling up the nearest university hospital pediatric neurology or neurology dept and see if anyone specializes in this area. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the best places for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

Can you tell me the best places for treatment for fragile x syndrome?

The MIND Institute: At UC Davis' Dr. Randi Hagerman leads a team that researches all aspects of Fragile X Syndrome & related disorders. See: www. Ucdmc. Ucdavis. Edu/mindinstitute/research/fragilex/. To find experts near you, contact the Fragile X Association New York, 61 Dean St
Brooklyn, NY, 11201
(718) 875-4901 or use this contact form for nfxf, the national support group: www. Fragilex. Org/foundation/contact/. ...Read more

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Which is the best teeth treatment when your fragile dead tooth turns gray?

Which is the best teeth treatment when your fragile dead tooth turns gray?

Post and Crown: A fragile tooth should be restored with a crown. If it needs root canal therapy, then that is completed first, then a post, then the crown. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

Trauma Center: Severe head trauma usually means the person cannot wake up (coma). Injuries like this require treatment by a team which includes trauma surgeons, intensive care specialists and neurosurgeons. These teams are available at all level I and ii trauma centers in the us. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin burns?

Clean and cover.: Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well. Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for head lice?

What is the best treatment for head lice?

Thorough de-lousing!: With head lice, wash the hair with shampoo containg lice killing medication, usually malathion. That should kill lice but not all the eggs (nits). Wash all bedding and clothing with hot water & detergent to kill lice/eggs. Comb hair with nit comb twice daily for two weeks to prevent recurrence. Check: center for disease control's website: http://www. Cdc. Gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment. Html. ...Read more

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I have head lice. What is the best treatment for this?

I have head lice. What is the best treatment for this?

Nix (permethrin) or Rid: I'd start with a basic otc product like nix (permethrin) cream rinse or rid. Used as directed, they are generally effective when used in conjunction with daily combing with a nit comb. You don't need to fumigate your home, but I would clean brush/comb with boiling water, wash and dry bedding/ clothing (hot dryer). Items that can't be launder and dried on hot should go into a bag for 2 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for loose skin around the eyes?

What is the best treatment for loose skin around the eyes?

Variable: 10% Vitamin C cream has been shown to help. We currently offer microneedling with platelet rich plasma for this problem. Do not let anyone use filler or Botox in this area. Platelet Rich Plasma will rejuvenate this skin and can be combined with an entire facial treatment using PRP. ...Read more

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I am infected from skin disease eczema. What is the best treatment?

Various: My treatment of eczema is three-fold. 1. Moisturization is most important with a thick ointment or cream-based moisturizer. 2. Prescription medications are often needed to treat the inflammation
3. Sometimes, anti-itch medications are needed to prevent scratching and worsening of the eczema. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment to brighten your skin?

Triluma: Triluma but there are others. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for the skin condtion known as " hydradenitis suppurativa? "

What is the best treatment for the skin condtion known as " hydradenitis suppurativa? "

See your Doc.: The important thing to do is to get investigated for conditions like diabetes which make you prone to get infections. Aches could be due to infection, if no other cause is found.
Correct DX and appropriate treatment would be needed to get rid of this problem. At times surgical cleaning up of the area affected by it, would be required.
Hence see your doc, or a skin specialist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin tags?

Ignore or...: Skin tags are usually benign, but some times annoying growths on the body. Being medially harmless, they can be left alone. If bothersome can be removed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin pores?

Great make up: Large, unsightly skin pores on the nose or cheeks are difficult to reduce in size. They can be shrunk temporarily with a face peel, and sometimes with laser treatments. But I've gotten excellent results with Bobby brown skin products, especially their foundations and daytime moisturizing cream's. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

It depends: To better answer your question, we'd need to know what the cause of the thickened skin is. And we'd need to know the location. Thickened skin could be the result of psoriasis, eczema, poor hygiene, etc. So without additional information, it's difficult to answer your question. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin that has been scratched raw and is oozing?

Start with topical: Antibiotics and dry out with domeboro soaks, both twice a day. If not improving within a few days, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

Exam: This could be an infected hair follicle. Warm soaks help but sometimes they require incision and drainage. Have it examined by your md if it doesn't recede. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that won't respond to creams or tablets?

What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that won't respond to creams or tablets?

See your doctor: There are different medications like Griseofulvin that can to take to treat fungus (times capitus) but they need to be given for weeks to months. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severely dry skin over-the-counter lotion?

Dry skin: Ingredients that are helpful for dry skin: ceramides help skin hold water, dimethicone and glycerin draw water to the skin, hyaluronic acid helps the skin hold water, lanolin, mineral oil, and petroleum help keep water on the skin. Read the label and get moisturizers with these products such as cerave, restoraderm, cutemol, and aquaphor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for the skin disease rosacea. And if I can get name of cream.

What is the best treatment for the skin disease rosacea. And if I can get name of cream.

Prescription: The topical medications that we prescribe for rosacea most commonly are of the Metronidazole type -- either gel, cream or lotion with strengths varying from 0.75% to 1%. Another commonly used product is Finacea Gel 15%. Please see your dermatologist for the best option for you. ...Read more

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My 6month old baby have dark spot on my skin caused insect bites what should I do or what is the best treatment to remove dark spot tnx?

My 6month old baby have dark spot on my skin caused insect bites what should I do or what is the best treatment to remove dark spot tnx?

Dark spots: This is a reaction to the insect bite it takes 5 weeks for skin to regenerate its normal color use lotion to sooth skin avoidance of bites is the best tx. ...Read more

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I lots of have loose skin under my eyes, what is the best treatment? Laser or bleph?

Either: Laser treatment with a fractional laser is a good non-invasive way to start. If this doesn't work then you can try fillers under the eyes (or PRP under the eyes). Again minimally invasive and also effective. Reserve a bleph for a last resort or if you have very severe skin laxity. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head. And other parts of the body like elbow and knees

What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head. And other parts of the body like elbow and knees

See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your best bet. There is no one best treatment for all psoriasis sufferers and thus only your own doctor can tell you about the "best treatment" for you. ...Read more

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I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago. What is the best treatment?

I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago. What is the best treatment?

Possible concussion?: Concussion is a minor traumatic brain injury that can result from a fall, sports activities, or car accidents. You can have no symptoms, mild symptoms or severe. For a mild concussion no treatment may be needed. However, be aware that the symptoms can show up later. If you experience blurred vision, drowsiness, bleeding from the nose or ears go to er or urgent care. ...Read more

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Fragile Skin (Definition)

Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. Fragile skin is delicate & ...Read more