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  • Diagnosed: Herpes (or shingles or hives?)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions July 11, 2008 03:29 PM

    Since I've been 16 (now 33), I've had recurring shingles on my hip whenever I'm stressed out and wonder if it's possible to get "all over shingles"...here's the story:I've had a lot of anxiety these past few months and was put on prozac. After 2 weeks I got one tiny itchy raised individual bump...

  • Itchy Red Bumps

    MatthewS 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 19, 2008 10:12 AM

    About a week ago my girlfriend noticed a few itchy red bumps on the side of her body. Each day since we have woken up and have noticed a few more in other spots on her body, usually around her chest. There are also a couple on her leg and butt, but none on her face, arms, hands or feet. The...

  • Itchy red bumps

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 19, 2008 10:04 AM

    About a week ago my girlfriend noticed a few itchy red bumps on the side of her body. Each day since we have woken up and have noticed a few more in other spots on her body, usually around her chest. There are also a couple on her leg and butt, but none on her face, arms, hands or feet. The...

  • Topical product for scarring/pigmentation?

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions March 23, 2008 01:32 AM

    After being treated for a skin virus I am left with several pinkish/purplish scars. With the exception of one, they are not that deep. Nevertheless, they are a source of anxiety and I would like to seem them dissapear as quickly as possible.Is there anything I can be putting on these marks to...

  • Petechiae (I Think)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions February 12, 2008 10:52 PM

    Hi there.A few weeks ago, I saw one (maybe two) small red 'blood spots' on my face (pinprick size). After less than 24 hours, they went.I woke up today and there was another one which is going away again.Is this anything to be worried about?Just so you know:I have suffered from a virus and every...

  • black nail lines...help plss

    asdf1220 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions January 24, 2008 07:36 AM

    hi i am a 17 yr old male for as long as i can remember i have had unchanging black linear streaks on my two thumbs and left index finger also small toe and another toe i read it can be a benign nevus(mole)or it can be malignant it says when its malignant it changes mine have always been the same...

  • Hypersensivity to touch

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions May 22, 2007 10:35 AM

    Does hypersensitivity to touch have anything to do with anxiety?I've tried to look it up on the internet, but I only found one site about it relating to anxiety, and it said; "Uncommon." I've been suffering from weird symptoms for 5 months now like; Numbness, tingling sensations, increased...

  • Extra Large Hives due to stress

    browniz3mc 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions April 7, 2007 03:12 AM

    My daughter is 15. Has had anxiety attacks in the past. Now when she gets very stressed, she breaks out in very large hives ( usually that night ). Her top lip swells to triple size, gets very large lumps on her wrists and breaks out into 8-9inch hives on her trunk! I give her Benadryl immediately...

  • Bump

    dxmr399 2 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions January 15, 2007 05:28 PM

    I got a bump on my leg that looked like an ingrown hair at first. So i tried squeezing it out then it just swollen. so i put neosporin on it, nothing got better. Then i tried cortizone. That did nothing. I thought maybe it was a bug bite, because it swelled up then got red, and bothered me. After...

  • Painful Skin Itch

    Blue Ten 48 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions December 9, 2006 10:32 AM

    For over a year now, I've been having 'episodes', if you can call it that, where I'm overtaken by painful skin irritation. At first, it was just annoying, but as time went by, it became more and more painful... which is why I'd rather find a treatment for this than wait and see what happens.It...

  • chronic facial sinus tract lesions?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Skin conditions August 17, 2006 08:06 AM

    ***l, I joined today because one of my best girlfriends from childhood has been suffering from multiple medical dieseases over the past 10 years. She sees multiple physicians and specialists for all of her conditions.She takes miltiple prescriptions to treat her sx. I am a R.N, B.S.N. as is her...

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