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What is the definition or description of: Weals?

What is the definition or description of: Weals?

Weals: Weal (welt) is a red, swollen mark on skin caused by a blow or pressure . ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Weals (Definition)

Weal (welt) is a red, swollen mark on skin caused by a ...Read more


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Does a tick bite look like a weal?

Does a tick bite look like a weal?

It depends: About 70 to 80% of people get a rash from a tick bite but about 20% get a "bull's eye" round rash called erythema migrans. ...Read more

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Are hives and weals the same thing?

Are hives and weals the same thing?

Yes: Hives and wheals are both pale red, raised bumps on the skin that are itchy and are associated with allergic reactions as well as other conditions. ...Read more

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How cna i tell if it's a weal or a tick bite?

How cna i tell if it's a weal or a tick bite?

Let me help you: This picture for a tick bite. A weal 1.A red, swollen mark left on flesh by a blow or pressure. ...Read more

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What are probables causes of weals on the neck?

What are probables causes of weals on the neck?

Several things: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What of likely causes of weals or pimples?

What of likely causes of weals or pimples?

More info please?: Wheals (or hives) and pimples are pretty different. Hives can be triggered by an allergy such as a food or medication, although many people develop hives without a clear cause. Acne is extremely common as well, and is due to a combination of hormones, bacteria, clogging of the pores, and inflammation in the skin. Stress, certain foods, and things applied to the skin can trigger it. ...Read more

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How to treat full body hives/weals?

How to treat full body hives/weals?

Hives, what to do?: Antihistamines are primary treatment. If not adequate see pcp or board certified allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What could the weal/pimple-like things on my armpits be?

What could the weal/pimple-like things on my armpits be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Hello Iam from mexico, i am 34 years old, and i have been taking some loss weight pills for 2 days . however, i havent felt so well, ive notice weals?

Hello Iam from mexico, i am 34 years old, and i have been taking some loss weight pills for 2 days . however, i havent felt so well, ive notice weals?

Weight loss pills: can mean anything. You need to know what is in them. I recommend you stop taking them and see your doctor. You can use David Katz book called "Disease Proof" for an overall guide to health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have like nettle rush on my body with itchiness. After scratching, it gets red, weal, and swollen. Usually disappear within an hour. What's that?

I have like nettle rush on my body with itchiness. After scratching, it gets red, weal, and swollen. Usually disappear within an hour.  What's that?

Koebner phenomena?: People who have allergies frequently when they rub their skin (with their fingernails) may get a red rash and swelling just under where they scratched themselves. You can go to an allergist to define just what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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I got a few weals in my skin after eating candies and cookies. Why? Is it normal?

I got a few weals in my skin after eating candies and cookies. Why? Is it normal?

Allergy: You may be having an allergic reaction. food allergies exist to nuts and shellfish more commonly. other food allergies can also exist. check with your doctor. ...Read more

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So tired. Weal. Lack energy. C diff. Is this normal. Why does it make y feel like this?

So tired. Weal. Lack energy. C diff. Is this normal. Why does it make y feel like this?

C. Diff: C. Diff produces toxins which can cause fatigue as well as loss of appetite. Try going on probiotics in addition to the vancomycin to restore normal flora in the bowel. ...Read more

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I have severe pruritus and urticaria..for more than 2weeks now,causing weals all over my body.More when i wear sweater or after warm bath,in winter.

I have severe pruritus and urticaria..for more than 2weeks now,causing weals all over my body.More when i wear sweater or after warm bath,in winter.

Cold Urticaria: Cold urticaria or sensitivity to wool can be a cause of your symptoms. These symptoms maybe treated with H1antihistamines (cetirizine etc) and H2 antihistamines (Zantac). Severe symptoms maybe need steroid treatment. Anti inflammatory diet may help as well. See your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Urticaria forms raised weals, yes ? Mine are perfectly flat. They appear at most twice a day and last for about 2-3 hours, on legs and hands.

Yes, usually: Urticaria or hives can present in interesting ways. Typically the skin lesion are raised red, well circumscribed, and very itchy. The size of the wheal (raised part) may be minimal to a few mm or widespread over most of the body. Itching is even variable--some minimal and some very severe. Most will wax and wane over hours; some (more serious ones) may persist for days. ...Read more

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Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?

Have severe itching all over my body,weals, Urticaria,taken tab.fexofenadine,not releived  totally,pruritus more on waking from sleep,wearing Sweaters?

Raise the dose: You may try taking fexofenadine up to 4 x the recommended dose and see if this helps. Wool sweaters tend to intensify the itching. If the problem lasts for more than 6 wks, try to get to an allergist. ...Read more

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A bug bit my almost 3y/o son a foot. It was a weal & now it's swollen & watery. Dr said it's fine but the ankle is worsening. Gave him 5ml Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ?

A bug bit my almost 3y/o son a foot. It was a weal & now it's swollen & watery. Dr said it's fine but the ankle is worsening. Gave him 5ml Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ?

I'd remove doubt.: The time frame is an important element missing that would help, tremendously. If you child is showing any signs of distress, then he needs to be seen sooner that later. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for.Infectious mollusc? I don't want undergo the burning treatment

Topical therapy: The best treatment for molloscum is some sort of topical treatment, whether it's acid, cautery or physical scraping. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

What is the best treatment for keratosis pilaris? I know it can't be completely cured, but what can help?

Moisturieze: Do not scrub as it willo irritate and make it worse. Keep it well moisturized. Am lactin 12% is a good moisturizer because it contiains 12% Lactic Acid and penetrates and moisturizes from the inside and does not just sit on the surface. The skin has a fatty layer and needs something acidic to penetrate in order to provide the deeper layers with moisture. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more

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I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

I have a lymphnode in my breast that isn't supposed to be there. What is the best treatment?

Physician Review: Palpable nodes in the breast may or may not be lymph nodes. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in breast review; surgeon, OB gyn, pcp. The provider should have access to high resolution ultrasound for an in depth review of the palpable area. Treatment options range from conservative observation to surgical excision, biopsy. Seek physician review. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc.
Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for night emissions?

What is the best treatment for night emissions?

No Rx required: If you don't have a partner and aren't bringing about your own ejaculations on your own during the day, this is going to happen to you. There's nothing unhealthy about it, and in fact it lets your know that you've got the healthy body that a grown man should have. Talk with some other grown men about this side of your life -- maybe even dad. ...Read more

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I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

I have lederhosen disease what is the best treatment?

No clear winner: Ledderhose disease is sometimes referred to as Dupuytren's contracture of the foot. There are multiple treatments suggested, which usually means there is not 1 specific "fix" for the problem. There are newer treatments for Dupuytren's including Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum). See your orthopedic specialist or podiatrist for eval of your case.

http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6873/ledderhose-disease/resources/ ...Read more