Xeroderma

What is Xeroderma?

Xeroderma means dry skin. It is commonly seen on the scalp, lower legs, arms, the knuckles, the sides of the abdomen, and thighs. Causes scaling (the visible peeling of the outer skin layer), itching, and skin cracking.

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My 6yr old daughter had small patch of skinf on the front of her chest (where it meets her neck) about the size of a quarter that was red and felt...

doctor1 MD

Hello:
It looks like contact or allergic dermatitis.
Allergy to nickel is one of the most common causes of skin reaction in children. The skin red...

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Hello, I'm 17 and get 4 abcess's each year, 1 under my arm, 1 next to my nose, 1 on my bottom and another under my left breast, I'm suffering with...

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Hi,

Hi,
It seems like infected sebaceous cyst.
let me explain what do I mean, their are glands(bunch of cells modified to do certain things) called...

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I am having lose motion since 2months. Everyday will having 2-3 bowel movements. stool is not very lose.But lose and watery. Sometimes slight pain...

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Hello and welcome to HCM.

Thank you for your query.

Firstly, it appears as though the loose stools have resulted in a loss of fluids and thus...

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