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Chills, Cracking Shedding Skin, Hair Loss

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 3, 2007
  • 03:01 AM

Over around 10 years, my brother has suffered from servere skin outbreaks.
He has never been diagnosed with anything besides excema, psoriasis, dermatitis. Recently he lost his ability to regulate his body temperature, and 80% of his skin has shedded off in a horrendous itchy mess. His wife has to vacuum his skin up every 20 minutes. He recently had lymphnodes biopsied, and no diagnosis has come of anything. Please give us some insight, he is dying.

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  • I had the same allover skin-sheddding thing happen this winter after treatment by a dermatologist for a perianal rash with skin creams. He called it an "id reaction" but I am convinced I was just allergic to the topical steriod creams. What cured my all-body skin shedding was a course of oral corticosteriods. The only things I could tolerate putting on my skin were olive oil and desitin (yes, the diaper rash ointment). Cold coupled with hair loss is a sign of an underactive thyroid so he should be checked out for that!
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  • All his sx are ar www.ahummingbirdsguide.com if the site is confusing, google Myalgic Encephalomyelitis...I'm being tested now after dr's ruling out everything else...I took info to new doc 2 days ago...he listened and is testing me for it...There are hundreds on this site alone having ME sx...I will be contacting local health dept this am because when I called the CDC(centers for disease control 0 this am, that's what they told me to do...I am a nurse and I believe this to be of epidemic proportions...go to the sites and see how many other sx your poor brother has...Good Luck and be well...mommy cat
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  • sounds like vitamin defiencies and hypothyroidism.Go to Wilson's temperature symdrome site . It is very thorough. For now I reccomend getting a juicer and juicing 4 carrots and 2 apples at least once a day. drink this within 20-30 minutes. Then you can add a juicing of vegetables too, add an apple to sweeten to taste. Avoid all processed foods and chemicals,even "Natural flavoring". May God bless you.
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