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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 thus 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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Fragile Skin (Definition)

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