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3 2 Wed, 29 Nov 2017
The upper inside area of my thighs have what looks like a gauld and I am sure it is from riding a recumbent bike for 30 minutes. Have been riding it for months and this condition has just started. I have a tube of triamcinolone acetonide cream. Can I try it to help it heal ? Thank you for your...
7 1 Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Hello Doctor I have this skin problem from past 10 years, my nose and cheeks is red, if I am exposed to sun it gets worse and I also have blackheads on my nose. I have been seeing this Homeopathy doctor, Dr health from past 7 months and I don t see any improvement, could you please suggest me any...
7 1 Fri, 27 Oct 2017
My neck and lower back feels sun burnt real bad, I have no rash or redness yet it s been like this for about 3 days now and getting worse. Just getting concearned. Im a recovering addict and have been clean for 49 days now, I m afraid I might of damage my nerves with all the pain pills, that I...
1 0 Mon, 11 Sep 2017
Hi I got a very bad sunburn 3 months ago on my lower legs. I peeled about a week later and since then my legs are still red. Howevee it does go away when my legs are elelavted but the redness comes back when i start walking around and worsens when the weather is hot or during and after showers....
14 1 Tue, 25 Jul 2017
I had a heat stroke 10 years ago. As a result I was disabled for several years with Autonomic Dysfunction and severe heat intolerance. The symptoms eventually went away and I returned to work and exercising on a normal basis. Unfortunately, this summer the symptoms have come back after an...
7 1 Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Hello i have had vitiligo for 13 years now. my parents have spend thousands of dollars with lotions and burning my skin and nothing worked expect 2 years ago I stated tanning in a tanning bed at normal salons and my vitiligo has been going away but I want it all gone. does vitiligo organics...
12 1 Thu, 2 Mar 2017
Hi, I have a small swirl like burn mark on the inside of my arm. It is also bumpy. I m not too sure what it is. Also for some reason the mark also formed on the left side of my chest parallel to the swirl like burn mark. I don t remember putting anything hot in between my arms. Can you help me...
43 2 Fri, 23 Dec 2016
Greetings I am suffering from a severe sunburn on my legs from my knees to my toes. Today my young daughter grabbed me leg on my shin and it is causing immense pain. My right foot in particular (she grabbed my right shin, I can see a purplish mark from where she touched me) is swollen and though...
12 1 Wed, 9 Nov 2016
Dear Dr Batra, I was hoping you could help me with my query about sun damage. I am 28 years old and a few years ago I moved to Australia from the UK. I had always taken good care to avoid the sun until this time. I experienced a fairly bad sunburn my first summer in Australia as I misjudged the...
12 2 Tue, 11 Oct 2016
I was out in the sun for 6 1/2 hours yesterday with no sun screen on at all. i got really burnt and am pretty sure i have sunpoisioning on my face. What exactly does it look like so i can be sure i really have it and how is it treatable? I am 16 years old, 5 10, 160 lbs
12 2 Mon, 29 Aug 2016
i have developed a serious allergic reaction to the sun. over the last couple of years i have gotten serious rash with swelling and terrible itching. my doctor prescribed steriods for me, but this time it appears not to work as fast. i have tried everything for the itching and i can t sleep...
27 3 Tue, 26 Jul 2016
Hi, My daughter whenever goes out in sun, get some white patches on her cheeks and white patch on the eye lid. The patch on the eye lid is dry and some skin seems to be com in out. She is 8 years old and I put a sunscreen of SPF 30 but still she is getting these reaction from sun. Please suggest....
8 1 Mon, 18 Jul 2016
I know this is a stupid question. Most likely you guys are going to think I m bored or I have nothing better to do, but I assure you, this is true. I ve had this young girl living in my apartment for about 5 days now (I found her seemingly writhing in pain in a park at night) and I ve tried to...
52 3 Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Hi, I recently went to the beach and when I got there I realized I had forgot sunscreen. I got a sun burn on my feet and lower leg causing extreme burning, chills, and loss of sleep. I have been putting aloe Vera on it and drinking lots of water. Is there anything else I could try or should i go...
8 1 Thu, 23 Jun 2016
Hello, I am looking for information on sunburns. Since 1988, I have had severe sunburns and I do not get any indication I have had to much sun until I look at my body before going to bed and notice how much sun I received during the day. This sunburn can occur even when I am fully clothed and in...
9 1 Wed, 1 Jun 2016
my husband has internal hemmroids the other day he could not use bathroom he believe his rectum was backed packed he used finger to try get it out it didnt work he than used a tiny mearusing spoon to dig the waste out, he then started bleeding from rectum alot, he went to doctor the dr dint exanm...
13 1 Mon, 9 May 2016
recently its been really hot and sunny and its only happened this year but my skin started to go all red rashy, itchy, keeps feeling like it burns in some places also the scars i have swelled up just by being in the sun but soon as im indoors my rash goes done but my skin is still itchy but it...
24 1 Wed, 6 Apr 2016
My 6yr old went camping with his older sister, he came home with a horrible sunburn, his back went through the normal skin peeling, it been 10 days and he still have skin sections that look like a fresh sunburn but dont hurt? Is their anything to helo it
24 1 Mon, 15 Feb 2016
I got a sun burn on first of June and ever since my right arm itches and has shooting pains, like needles sticking in my arm. My arm wakes me up in the middle of the night and my arm itches on and off during the day, it really drives me crazy and I cant do anything when it itches. It has been...
38 1 Wed, 27 Jan 2016
I was in the sun this weekend and on the front of my shins I have these red specked spots all over ( each spot no bigger then a pin tip). They are on both shins and only the shins. No where else on my body. Left shin worse then the right. They do no itch and they are not raised they are just...
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