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Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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What is the cure for eczema?

What is the cure for eczema?

Control, no cure: While eczema cannot be cured, it can be improved and controlled by using gentle skin care, moisturizing at least daily, and taking a medication to prevent itching. You should also find out if you are allergic since avoiding the allergen may significantly improve the eczema as well. ...Read more

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What is the cure for scabies?

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What is the cure for scabies?

Permethrin 5% Cream: Permethrin 5% cream (prescribed by your physician) is applied to all skin surfaces below the neck and left on overnight. Repeat this application one week later. In the meantime, one should decontaminate all linen, bed sheets, etc. By washing in hot water. All close contacts should also be worked up for scabies due to the skin-to-skin transmission of the mite. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for itchy scalp?

What is the best treatment for itchy scalp?

Thorough Hair Wash: The treatment is three folds; 1. Don't use the oil for hair untill the ithcy scalp is treated. 2. Use medicated shampoos like polytar (coal tar) thrice a week to wash hairs thoroughly. 3. Always rinse the hairs thoroughly before applying shampoo. ...Read more

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What is the cure for pimples?

What is the cure for pimples?

Pimples cure?: What is cure for pimples? ANS: I do not know your age or gender so hard to tell. If a teenager the "cure" is wait till your hormones stabilize and they go away. I know they are hard to deal with at a young age. If your local Dr can't help control them then ask to see a Dermatologist who specializes in pimples. They may be able to help some or a lot depending on cause. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for itching throat?

Honey/lemon: Warm water mixed with a bit of lemon juice and honey works in many cases. When it doesn't, viscous xylocaine (lidocaine) syrup, diluted and gargled, is effective (prescription needed). ...Read more

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What is the reason and cure for eye rash?

What is the reason and cure for eye rash?

Not 1 reason or cure: Eye rashes can be many different things from a viral process like pink eye to an infectious bacterial process like pink eye with pus. Additionally, rashes on the eyelids can be from infection or allergy. Find the offending agent and you'll be able to treat the affected area properly- you may need to see a physician for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for swimmer's itch?

What is the treatment for swimmer's itch?

Swimmer's itch: Swimmer's itch typically clears up on its own within a few days, though in some cases the rash can last up to a week. In the meantime, you can control itching with over-the-counter antihistamines or anti-itch creams, such as those that contain calamine lotion. If the itching is severe, your doctor may recommend a prescription medication as in topical cortisone. ...Read more

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What is the reason for severe skin itching?

What is the reason for severe skin itching?

Many causes: Assuming the itch is not associated with a rash there are many possibilities. Common causes would include dermatographia, dry skin, stress, allergy and arthropod infestation. Less common, more serious causes would include liver or kidney disease, internal malignancy to name a few. If you have persistent, unexplained itching visit your dermatologist asap. ...Read more

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What's the cure for eczema?

What's the cure for eczema?

No cure but: Regular use of moisturizer to improve the skin's barrier defect, allergen avoidance if indicated, topical steroid, another anti-inflammatory cream (Protopic etc), allergy shots, and/or UVB phototherapy may all be helpful in controlling i or even induce a remission. In children, 70% will enjoy a remission by age 7. In adult, the remission rate is much much lower. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for jock itch?

What is the best treatment for jock itch?

Depends: Jock itch is a colloquial term for fungal infection. If that is what you have, any of the over the counter antifungal creams/ointments should work. If that does not help, it would be prudent to see a doctor. You may consult this site for info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jock-itch/basics/definition/con-20021468 ...Read more

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What is the quick cure for scabies?

What is the quick cure for scabies?

Best to see Dr, but: Read this article and especially item #3: http://www.wikihow.com/Cure-Scabies This should help - but plan to see a Dr if possible - Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the cure for heamorhoid?

What is the cure for heamorhoid?

Rubber band, surgery: Most people can control the symptoms of hemorroids by avoiding constipation, and using over the counter or prescription ointments. But for cure you need to consult a surgeon and you can either get rubber band ligation which cuts of blood supply or scar the tissue around it. Or surgery to remove the hemorroids. ...Read more

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What is the cure for blepharitis?

What is the cure for blepharitis?

Swollen eyelids: Can sometimes be persistent. But you should consult an eye doctor and have a thorough exam if your condition persists. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for eczema?

Steroids: Depends on the severity of eczema, your physician may prescribe a mild to strong potency topical steroids. Use moisturizer and skin cleansers instead of soap for bathing.Oral antihistamine to help with itching. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for psoriasis?

What is the remedy for psoriasis?

Many: Depends on the severity and organs affected. For just skin problem, many modalities including uvb-nb phototherapy + topical steroid can be used. For those with psoriatic arthritis, one will likely need a bioengineered products usually intended to block tnf to reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more