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How to cure from dry skin (xerosis) on feet?

How to cure from dry skin (xerosis) on feet?

Eucerine cream: Try Eucerine cream on feet twice a day. When you put it on at bedtime put on socks over the feet to keep the cream on. Avoid soaking the feet in water. ...Read more

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What is xerosis?

What is xerosis?

Dryness: The term is used to describe dryness, either by palpation (feeling) of the skin or by appearance. It is due to a reduction in the water content of the skin cells, commonly caused by irritants. ...Read more

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What is the cellular arrangement of the gram positive bacteria, c. Xerosis?

What is the cellular arrangement of the gram positive bacteria, c. Xerosis?

Corynebacteria: Corynebacteria group together in a characteristic way, which has been described as the form of a "v", "palisades", or "chinese letters". ...Read more

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Is it true that corynebacterium xerosis is a kind of oral bacteria?

Google Search: Http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/corynebacterium more info than we can provide in such a small space. ...Read more

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What is cutis verticis gyrata?

What is cutis verticis gyrata?

Cutis verticis gyrat: Cutis verticis gyrata is a condition in which there are folds & creases visible on the scalp due to thickening of tissue. Please google images of this because it can have quite a striking appearance. ...Read more

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Curious what causes cutis verticis gyrata? Is there other effects from this? Does it progressively get worse?

Curious what causes cutis verticis gyrata? Is there other effects from this? Does it progressively get worse?

Cutis gyrata: There is a primary and secondary form of the disease. The primary form may be combined with genetic conditions the secondary form is caused by inflammatory processes like eczema or psoriasis and causes furrowing and thickening of the skin of the scalp ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

What are the symptoms of tinea cutis?

You mean tinea cruri: You mean tinea cruris. It causes rash and itching in the groin area and is also called jock itch it is caused by fungus infection of the skin. ...Read more

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My baby was born with congenital cutis aplasia, how long it take to cure?

My baby was born with congenital cutis aplasia, how long it take to cure?

Variable: I've seen these as small as. 25 inch & as large as 4 inches & the type of defect varies. Some just have a bald spot & some have a weepy skin defect. The smaller weepy ones can seal off over a week or more while the larger ones may specialized wound care. ...Read more

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What's a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining? Threatening?

What's a cure for calcinosis cutis and is it life threatining? Threatening?

Underlying problem: Treatment of calcinosis cutis is limited and of variable benefit. The underlying problem needs to be identified and corrected. It is not life threatening, although the underlying problem might be. You may be confusing this with calciphylaxis, which is a medical emergency that has to be addressed immediately. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis?

What does it mean if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis?

Skin conditions: Cuitis aplasia is a skin disorder where there is an absence of a portion of skin in a localized area at birth. Usually on the scalp. Treatment can range from nothing to surgery depending on the size of it. The small lesions can heal with a scar. He might have to see a dermatologist at some point. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis,?

What do you suggest if my son was born with a membranous aplasia cutis,?

See your doctor: Membranous aplasia cutis can be associated with other conditions such as limb and eye concerns for example. It should most likely be investigated for other associated conditions ...Read more

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I have 4 granddaughters, by the same parents. One has cutis marmorato and the other has marfans. What if any, is the correlation?

I have 4 granddaughters, by the same parents. One has cutis marmorato and the other has marfans. What if any, is the correlation?

I don't know: Cutis marmorata is a type of skin mottling that can occur on its own or be part of more than a dozen genetic syndromes. Marfan syndrome (http://www. Marfan. Org/marfan/) is not one of these. The most common skin change in marfan syndrome is stretch marks. These two conditions may have occured in these sisters entirely independently. Their doctors should be sure to confirm each diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there genetic link between Marfan and cutis marmorata?

Genetic link?: I found no specific references to a genetic link between marfan & cutis marmorata other than possibly in a rare form of homo-cystenuria "arising due to cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency, an autosomal recessive disorder that produces increased urinary homocysteine and methionine. (continued in comment—>. ...Read more

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How effective is plastic surgery for someone living with cutis laxa?

How effective is plastic surgery for someone living with cutis laxa?

Information: Cutis laxa is one of the contraaindications to an form pf loastic surgery designed to tighten loose tissue, due to the ability of the sking to strech beyond the normal usual limits. ...Read more

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What can be done about the wrinkles/folds in the scalp caused by cutis gyrata? Interested because of beginning of baldness

What can be done about the wrinkles/folds in the scalp caused by cutis gyrata? Interested because of beginning of baldness

Evaluation required: Cutis gyrata can be an isolated condition but also may be associated with a long list of other conditions so thorough medical and dermatology evaluation is essential before treatment. No medical treatment is available. Supportive care for irritation of deep tissue folds may be needed. Surgical removal of some of the affected scalp tissue can improve appearance. ...Read more

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My 19 yo daughter has was born with Cutis Marmataka Telangiectasia Congenita, she is 14 wks pregnant and having re occuring blood noses could this be?

My 19 yo daughter has was born with Cutis Marmataka Telangiectasia Congenita, she is 14 wks pregnant and having re occuring blood noses could this be?

Pregnancy nose bleed: Nose bleeds are common, and even more common during pregnancy. They can be worse if the air is dry (use a humidifier), and brought on by heavy nose blowing (be gentle) or by manipulation (don't pick), or by high blood pressure (which her doctor should be checking anyway). If there is a spot in the nose causing repeated bleeding, the doctor can cauterize it to prevent more bleeding. ...Read more

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Skin itch?

Skin itch?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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What's weeping skin?

What's weeping skin?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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