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Lyme Disease and Co-Infections by Sue J. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 21 Jul 2010 9:22am So, today is Day 4 of my trial of going off doxycycline to see whether my Lyme is gone yet.  I have to admit I'm not all that optimistic because I've tried this twice before and my symptoms came back...although I would love to be back to dealing with just one illness instead of two!!  (If you're new to my blog, I've had CFS for 8 years and just g ... Read on »
Don't Be Rash (PSA) by Katie Patient Expert Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 1:07am I know I haven't been blogging much lately. There's actually a reason for it, in addition to the general busy-ness of life with two under three. It all started with an oval patch under my bra line on my left side. I first noticed it in January. It didn't itch, burn, or really feel like anything. It was just there, about two inches long and a half ... 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 »
Dr Emily Altman answers “How to treat a diaper rash?” by DrEmilyAltman Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 9:39pm Diaper rash is a rash that develops in the diaper-covered area. Most commonly it’s caused by irritation from urine or stool. Diaper rash rarely involves the groin folds because those areas are not in contact with irritants. Skin infections can either cause a diaper rash or be superimposed on it. Bacterial (Staph and Strep) and yeast/fungal ... Read on »
Rashes and allergies by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 May 2009 11:28pm The rash on my face is getting smaller, but is still easily noticed. I applied a little cortisone cream to it and that seems to be keeping the itching under control. As for the rest of me, I don't think there's enough cortisone in the house to cover all of the itchy areas. I'm not displaying a rash on the rest of my body and the itchy spots come ... Read on »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 6:00am Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints. In people with rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system produces white blood cells that attack the synovium, a lining of tissue that surrounds the joint. (See Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview.) This causes inflammation and makes the joint swollen and painful. It can cause swel ... Read on »
Follow Up at UCLA by Kelly Patient Expert Posted Mon 13 Jul 2009 10:12pm We made it safely to UCLA and back today without any celebrity deaths! Thank Goodness! I had a follow up with my oncologist today and things are going well. She finally gave me a proper weaning schedule for the Predisone, but it looks like I will be on it at least another month. I will be glad to be done with it. She does believe it is helping ... Read on »
XMRV - HGRV. ME/CFS PATIENT AWARENESS by Joanne60 Posted Sat 21 Aug 2010 5:32am My last post was on the suggested name change of XMRV to HGRV. I have been following comments on forum Phoenix Rising here I was saddened to read how few patients suffering with ME/CFS seem to know anything about Lyme disease or Dr Joe Burrascano. My diagnnosis of ME/CFS as well as many other diagnosis was found to be Lyme Disease and o ... Read on »
Nappy rash by Emanuela .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 11:12am   Nappy rash is caused by a baby’s bottom being in prolonged contact with their urine which contains ammonia or the bacteria from their stools.Many babies will suffer from nappy rash at some stage whilst wearing nappies.  Signs to look for are;  Red, sore looking skin Red spots Blisters Feeling hot to ... Read on »
Rash Decision by Angel .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:25pm Tomorrow I'm calling a dermatologist. Today I was supposd to have my MRI. I woke up a bit rashy--not itchy thankfully--so I took the allergist's advice and took half a Singulair. Not surprisingly, I got sleepy. Every darn allergy med out there makes me loopy or sleepy, no matter what they say. So I crashed. I woke up with not ... Read on »