• My skin itches. Is it psoriasis? What is that?

    5 monthes ago - By Veterans Health

    Veterans who have psoriasis can easily describe the symptoms for you. It's ugly, itchy and painful. VA doctors can help Veterans treat psoriasis. Here's information on this chronic skin disease. Read the full story
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  • What Are the Symptoms of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, & How Is it Treated?

    What Are the Symptoms of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, & How Is it Treated?

    5 monthes ago - By Momtastic

    What are the symptoms of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease ?
    The main symptoms are a fever, sore throat, skin rash on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and the telltale blisters, which usually show up in the mouth and on the hands, feet, and legs, says Mark Gettleman, MD, a pediatrician in private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona. The blisters generally start as small white or red spots and then turn into ulcers.
    What causes it ?
    HFMD is typically caused by the Coxsackievirus , a type of Enterovirus. Although the virus isn't usually dangerous, it's very contagious. “It goes around...
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