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I have a cold cough for last three days. I went to a clinic. But no result. What should I do? Have you any treatment? I will be grateful.
Dear Sir/Madam, My mummy aged 58 yrs used to forgets things in daily life not regularly but mostly which can't healthy environment in our home, despite her health conditions is normal leaving body ache sometimes & current BP 123/73. Kindly help me where to get diagnosed for early improvement if required.
Hi Age 30 Sex male Height 5/6 Weight 68 kg Body type muscular My problem is that whenever I try for sex with my wife I am not getting erections my wife get disappointed Pls advice what should I do? Doing yoga n gym every day Also taking dry fruits n lots of fruits regularly I have done cbc tsh fsh prolactin LH free testosterone and testosterone my all reports r normal accept free testosterone and testosterone both are very low from reference range I have also done MIR of pituitary gland which showing normal Pls advice.
I have red spots like allergies in some parts of my body. I play with and I think it might be due to flea. But im not sure so please help me Doctor.
4-5 days ago was diagnosed with fever, body pain, and chill and only once vomited. But now there is pink rash kind in whole body with itchy sensation since today morning but there is no fever. Still body pain and chill persist with weakness. Please tell which condition is this? & also please suggest some remedies & medication.& what food should be avoided. Thank you.
I am having stomach pain for the last three days inspire of having medicine its not working suggest me any medicine.
I am having problems with my sleep. I hardly sleep 4-5 hrs per day and the sleep cycle is also not proper, not able to sleep on time. I have taken sedative for around 6 months, but not helping me.
Every morning when I wake up a continuous sneezing occurs to me with flow of nasal fluid. Is it due to allergy or some other reason? When I take montelukast with levocetirizine I feel relief. If it is due to allergy can it be diagnosed or not?
Myself is having one of my nostril blocked since last one year due to which I keep sneezing frequently.
I am suffering from fungal infection from a long time I think that it is jock itch took many medicine and spent a lot of money but can't get rid of it so please help me.
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a common skin disease characterized by thickened patches of inflamed, red skin covered with thick, silvery scales. The elbows and knees are the most common areas affected by psoriasis. It will often appear in the same place on both sides of the body. The patches can range in size from smaller than a dime to larger than a hand.
Description of Psoriasis-
Normally, skin cells mature and shed after about a month. In psoriasis, the cell maturation speeds up, taking only three to four days. Because the lower layer of skin cells divide more rapidly than normal, dead cells accumulate in thicker patches on the skin's outermost layer called the 'Epidermis'.
Forms & Classifications-
Psoriasis occurs in a variety of forms that differ in their intensity, duration, location, shape and pattern of scales. The most common forms are:
- Plaque Psoriasis: Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis. It is characterized by raised, inflamed, red lesions covered with a silvery-white buildup of dead skin cells (scales). This is found primarily on the Body, elbows, knees, scalp and finger or toe nails.
- Guttate Psoriasis: Guttate psoriasis occurs most frequently in children and is characterized by numerous small, red, drop-like scaly macules that develop rapidly over a wide area of skin. This may appear following an infection, most frequently strep throat.
- Inverse Psoriasis: Inverse psoriasis occurs in the armpit, under the breast, in skin folds, around the groin, in the cleft between the buttocks and around the genitals. It is usually pink and irritated but lacks the thick scale seen in other forms of psoriasis.
- Pustular Psoriasis: Pustular psoriasis is a rare form characterized by small pustules (whitehead-like lesions) found all over the body or confined all over the body or confined to the palms, soles and other isolated areas of the body.
Some dermatologists classify psoriasis as mild, moderate, or severe- Mild psoriasis is considered to be scaling over less than 5-10 percent of the body, moderate psoriasis is considered to be scaling over 10 to 20 percent of the body and severe psoriasis is considered to be scaling more than 20 percent of the body.
In 5 percent of all psoriasis sufferers, arthritis will develop. This condition is called psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis is inflammation of a joint, usually accompanied by pain, swelling and changes in joint structure.
The underlying psoriasis cause is unknown; however, it can be genetically inherited or passed from generation to generation. Most researchers agree that the Auto Immunity is somehow mistakenly triggered, which speeds up the growth cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis can be triggered by a number of factors, such as stress, climate changes, streptococcal or HIV infection, superficial wounds, physical illness, or taking certain drugs such as lithium, beta-blockers such as propranolol, quinidine (Heart medication) or antimalarial medications.
Homeopathy is preferred over other methods due to the reason that it does not entail any side effects. Instead of suppressing inflammation like other methods of treatment, it aims to cure the root cause of the disease. Yes, psoriasis can be cured permanently through constitutional Homeopathy treatment but the question is how can a patient know whether eruptions are disappearing for permanently or temporarily?
Permanent Cure takes place as follows:
Cure is taken place from Upward to downwards and Center to periphery. First, the cracks come down with arresting of blood coming out from it. After that, the eruption on scalp comes down, if the scaling is thick it becomes gradually thin and then becomes powdery and with time, the scaling disappears totally. After that, eruptions on face and body come down, and at same time eruptions in hands & legs may increase with itching. Eruptions on elbows reduce, after sometime eruptions near to hands, also reduce. While eruptions on legs itches more. However, eruptions on legs also get disappeared. During the total process of cure, you will feel sleepy, and the bowel movement will be regular, sometimes there may be loose stools as well. The various homeopathic remedies that are used to treat psoriasis: Lycopodium, Sulphur, Pulasatilla, Staphysagria, Graphitis, sepia, Arsenic alb, Natrum mur etc. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath and ask a free question.