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Book Review: Malcolm Finney, Medical Detective: The Case of Itch and Rash, by Erika Kimble by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 02 Jan 2013 12:27pm Recently, I took my children to a local attraction, and a woman who was directing traffic in the parking lot had a large red splotch on her face. Not surprisingly, my son Caleb nudged me and asked, “What’s wrong with her face?” Fortunately, I had read, Malcolm Finney, Medical Detective: The Case of Itch and Rash, and knew that this type of cu ... Read on »
of rashes and itches by Ditzy Doctor .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm ear candy: the ting tings! :) we've started a 2 week rotation in dermatology. it's only the first day today! so far, i've sat in a psoriasis clinic (oh those poor patients!) and seen numerous viral warts being removed. ouch. i've also learnt that to do derm, you need to do an MRCP, which kind of puts paid to all my hopes and dream ... Read on »
Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
Itch by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm 5 Comments I hate itch. The moment you start scratching, the itch gets worse. Recently, I have developed a funny rash. The skin around my neck began to feel really itchy initially. I began scratching away, thinking that it is caused by my hair poking around my neck. However, the next day, my body began to itch. This time, I put it down to dry skin, sin ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
itching by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:13pm Yesterday I started itching. Itching everywhere. No rash or other symptoms except uncomfortable itching all over–my scalp, my back, my arms, legs, hands, feet. I thought it had gone away today as I spent most of the day without the severe itching. This evening, though, since I left the office, I am again fiercely itching. What the hec ... Read on »
Inner Thigh Rash by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 30 Jan 2010 9:45am What causes of inner thigh rash? Rashes on any part of the body create a feeling of uneasiness for the individual. There are many types of rashes. The cause of the inner thigh rash is the fungal infection called as Jock Itch or tinea cruris. This particular fungal infection is found in the groin region of the human body. For the gro ... Read on »
Are Jock Itch Creams Effective? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 19 Jul 2010 6:04pm Jock itch is a rash that typically appears in the area of the groin. While men are most commonly affected by jock itch, some women can also be affected. Jock itch can spread to the genitals, inner thighs, the scrotum, the labia, the...  Read on »
Rash Answers by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:08pm I took Gabi to the pediatrician this morning for the rash I posted about. He asked all of the usual questions... (The doctor's words are in red .) "Any new foods?" - No... "New detergents or soaps?" - No... "Has she gotten into anything?" - Uh... is that a trick question? "Fevers?" - No, but her teacher mentioned her being sle ... Read on »