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Skin Disease or Dermatology - Overview

Dermatology is branch of medicine dealing with skin, hair, and nails; their diseases, and the treatments for them. Dermatologists do cosmetic surgeries and treat baldness and skin cancers.

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Skin Disease or Dermatology - Overview

Skin Disease/Cutaneous disorder/ Dermatologic disorder/ Dermatosis is a condition or a disease that affects the largest organ in the human body, Skin. Dermatosis is the generic term given to any disease of the skin. Plurally it is referred to as 'dermatoses'. This term should not...Read More

Posted on : Wednesday, July 1, 2009 12:00 AM
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please inlude scabies also
Replied on Thursday, October 30, 2008 12:00 AM
I was born with a skin disease where my skin is very light, i have only a few discolored patches and i can not tan. My hair is dark and my eyes are dark. What is this called?
Replied on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 12:00 AM
I have been getting dry skin around my neck. I pespire very much and prespiration causes skin to irritate on that part. Two years back i was operated for breast cancer on the left and the left side of my neck gets irritated. When the skin peels of a sticky substance oozes. what could it be and what treatment
Replied on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 12:00 AM
Micheal Jackson claimed he had a disease of the skin which made him white. If this was true, what is the name for that. He never gave a medical term for his problem. I haven't heard of any other cases which report the same problem of dark skin turning white. Any comments?
Replied on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 12:00 AM

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Is it not vitiligo...it makes it appear of white patches which if severe could affect most of the body...
Replied on Sunday, October 25, 2009 12:00 AM

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there is a small part on the right side of my head,on this part since i was born hair refused to grow there in my early years say up to 16 years of age i was not filling anything it was just smooth though no hair but afterward s i started feeling some sensation,later on it became rough and it became scaly sort of the skin coiling and even itchy,some people told me that it is eczema and i applied all tubes for eczema but no response, i have consulted a skin specialist but he told me and even showed me cases in books that such a thing happens but it is supposed to have no effect like the pain am feeling, he gave his medicine i have used it but all in vain,i feel a lot of internal pain on the right section of the head,including the jaws, neck and right hand, am a teacher but i can not raise my right hand to right on the chalkboard say for 10 minutes without getting a lot of pain in the hand. while on the surface the pain is not so much but i feel a lot of it internally.
i highly welcome any one willing to help me and i can avail any other information especially a scanned image of this affected part.
Replied on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 12:00 AM
 




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