Should hands be lubricated and wrapped in a cotton glove?
my 11 year old daughter has brown flaky patches of skin on the back side of her hands. I believe this is eczema so I ve been using vaseline and hydrocortizone. My question is if it is ok or makes sense to lubricate her hands and possibly keep them in a cotton glove or something to maintain the moisture or will this dry them out?
My question relates to an incident I had this morning and I’m not sure if I’m being paranoid or if I should be concerned. This morning I had blood and urine work. Throughout the procedure the phlebotomist wore gloves and continued to wear the same gloves when he stepped out of the room to get my urine cup and hand it to me. After he handed me my urine cup, I went into the restroom and when I was urinating into the cup, the cup touched my inner thighs and vagina. My question is: should I be concerned that the same gloves he wore to remove my blood and the patients before me touched the same urine cup that touched my vagina and inner thighs? Or is this a foolish concern? My concern isn t so much my blood, but any blood tracings that may have remained on the phlebotomist s gloves from previous blood work.
I have had some wrist/ thumb pain so I wrapped it in an ace bandage when I was drawing but accidently left it on over night and when I woke up my fingers and the upper part of my hand that was above the bandage was swelled not to bad noticeably bigger, I assume due to poor circulation, so what should I do get it to go down?
I have been diagnosed wih early stages of Celiac. I ve been very strict on myself for the last month in eliminating gluten. I don t eat it, I have made sure that all my cosmetics are gluen free. My soap, shampoo, etc. -- all gluten free. I want to get an ovarian ultrasound just to rule out the possibility of ovarian cancer, wheras my grandmother died of that -- and whereas I ve had stomach issues, I don t want to leave any stones unturned. I just found out that the ultrasound is internal and I read somewhere that gloves should not be powder lined as there is gluten in the powder, but what about the lubricant (ky ?- I guess) that they will use to perform the ultrasound. Is there gluten in that? Thankyou - Amy
I am on oral contraceptives and was on a round of antibiotics in January. Ever since then, I have been having many skin related issues. I get inflamed follicles which at first I thought were bites. I get a few each day, most go away within a day or two, but the ones on my chest remain, although faded. I have severe itching at times all over with no visible marks. I have bad dandruff, some spots of eczema. And what look like pimples on my face but don t completely go away. I ve never had pimples in my life. The itching is the worst on my scalp and outer genital area. My skin, in many places, burns at times. I also occasionally get sudden sharp pains as if someone is sticking a needle in my skin. I am now wondering if I have malassezia. Since I don t have many visible lesions, the dermatologist told me there is nothing wrong with me. I am normally a very healthy person and know that something is not right.
Hi I just recently had what i believe to be a sebecaous cyst or boil on my scalp. I applied warm compresses and used some bactroban ointment that my derm gave me for two weeks. I'm also currently on doxycycline. I see my derm due to my acne and scalp eczema. After the cyst subsided it left a small little bald spot in the area that the cyst was present. Is it possible that this small bald spot is temporary due to trama to the hair follicles from the inflamation? I thought my derm had told me once before that sometimes a localized infection such as a scalp sebeacous cyst can cause a type of temp hair loss in the area? Have you ever heard of this? Is it possible? if so, providing there's no scare tissue or damage done to the follicle, will it grow back? I'm 28 years old, 6'2, and weigh about 235 pounds.
Hi. My 4yrs old daughter has a rash problem on the wrist of her hand. And I showed the doctor. It was eczema and Triancenolone was prescribed. I have been using for 7 days three times day. But the eczema seems to have flared up and had spread more. It even started on the other hand. What do I do?
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