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    Scabies is a highly contagious skin condition caused by a parasitic mite which eats into the skin where it lays its eggs, causing an intense, itchy rash. Read more →

    Hi i am 27 years old and have suffered with eczema on my upper eye lids on and off thoughout my life. it has now left me with sagging eye lids and the skin is thin and wrinkly and it has left me looking at least 10 years older than i am... it is really upsetting and is really knocking my self esteem..is there anything that can be done to help tighten up the skin ??





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    my son had it all around the head of his penis.. it started out small i watched it grow to all the way around his head under his foreskin.. we took him to a uroligist at a childrens hospital. they gave us a steroid cream to put in the foreskin to thin the skin temporarily so we could pull the skin back eaisier.. you cant just slam it back. you stretch it each day so to speak .. my sons was tight .. we applied to cream and each day pulled it back yes it stretched it yes it bled a tiny bit each day it almost appeared to rip it a bit.. my boy didnt cry... he flintched .. but after about 4 days.. the skin came back and the build up (smegma) got cleaned off.. yes you should do it.. and do it while he is young.. so he doesnt remember it..

    The worms coming out of me are thin brown ones about 11mm. They are not white. What kind of worm are they?





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    31 stone 9 pounds. I'm panicking what do I do her weight is out of controll. she still get bullied and called fat but thinks she is thin HELP

    my sons appetite is through the roof he's always saying hes hungry. hes 4 years old and of average size,but ive noticed little thin maggot type things in his poo.can you please advice me what to do





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    You can go to your doctors and tell them the symtoms and they will prescribe the medicine. Or you can go to any chemist and ask for the medicine for worms. its about £10 and has about 5 doses in the bottle as its advisable to treat the whole family

    There are creams that may state for children but still contain ingredients that irritate her skin. Everyone, & every child's skin is different. You can do an allergy test to find out what's triggering the eczema, or a patch test to see what ingredients in moisturizer she's allergic to. Burning skin is not that common, so may have to see specialist (PD in child dermatology) if condition persist. Meantime, a hypoallergenics authority has answered some of my questions on sensitive skin product on eczemablues.com, some of the answers should help.

    Hi I am 13 and I am being made fun of because I have really hairy legs, a little bit of a moustache, armpit hair, a thin trail and my voice is breaking. Is this normal for a 13 year old and how can I stop it from bugging me? Sorry if its an awkward question to answer BTW..





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    Hi Cameron yes this is normal - although everyone is different when it comes to different stages of puberty. You can stop this from bugging you by accepting that you are growing into a man and the changes in your body and voice are reflecting this. If boys your age are making fun of you it may be because they haven't quite got to the stage that you are at right now and so of course a lot of people make fun of people that they see as different from themselves - but they will soon all be going through this! Try not to let people get you down and believe me it will soon pass and your body will settle down and you will enjoy being a young man.

    this is a verry hard thin to live with we have the same problem but my son is mutch younger @ nearly 6 he has been @ it for 2and half years just keep st it with the gp's and the health visitor also look on the web site or phone "eric" my next step is to put in a offical complaint hopefully it wont come to that

    Im 14 years old and i have always had really long thick hair, in april 2011 it started to fall out, its got verry thin but i only have about two smallish bald patches on the back of my head it goes all over my clothes pillow and floor and mainly comes out in the shour or brushing what do i do??





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    same thing as me! :(

    when i was washing my 2 year olds penis i only slightly pull the skin back to splash with water whilst in bath to keep clean,when i only slightly pull it back he's getting looks like puss filled glands,i noticed it one day because his penis looked twice its normal size so when i pulled skin back and put slight pressure on the penis alot of green puss came out,this doesnt hurt him, it leaves a little hole where it was, then five other times the puss is like hard and you can see it under his skin i leave i it comes out weeks later like a hard white stork,like a wite head thats gone hard but its ling like a vein but white and is visable from the outside of his skin, ive taken him to 2 nurses and they just say its infection and one doctor said it was scum build up, h's got 2 now they've been there for 2 weeks now its hard to touch i can see and feel the ridge under his skin,when i pull his skin back it lookes like a white head at the side of the head between the head and the skin. can you shed any light on this.





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    I'm 29 and can't pull my foreskin back, it goes back an inch, the tip has a thin piece of skin attachd to the foreskin. Help





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    Hi Denver. The thin piece of skin is the frenulum. It stretches when you pull back and this is normal. All you have to do is work a bit harder stretching your foreskin more when you take a bath. Alternatively go to the docs who will give you some steroid cream. Then do the stretching exercises. Hope this helps

    Hi Denver. The thin piece of skin is the frenulum. It stretches when you pull back and this is normal. All you have to do is work a bit harder stretching your foreskin more when you take a bath. Alternatively go to the docs who will give you some steroid cream. Then do the stretching exercises. Hope this helps

    Hia im 15 and I have alopecia. I have had very thin hair (to the point where you can see my scalp) since around the age of 7. I know exactly how you feel because I have been bullied through nearly all of it :/ I have got extensions... my hair was too thin to hold them in and I got greif because people could see them. I got a wig... I stopped wearing it because I had people staring at me. I have just got some new extensions this morning to try them another time, I have also ordered another wig for the future. I eventually told people that i weared a wig, and shockingly... they all left me alone! I have spent so much time bothering about what people think, I have never had any confidence. Try not to let them get to you, if they are then they are not true freinds. I hope you sort it all out :) x

    Tips to increase penis size: You should do the following from the ages of 14 to 21. 1.Stay lean, thin and muscular with exercise such as running and weights. 2.Eat well. 3.Don't masturbate too much, and when you do, don't damage penis by applying too much pressure Exercise increases testosterone, the male hormone. Weights are especially good for this. Being thin means less cholesterol (the fatty stuff that clogs blood vessels), consequently testosterone is more effective. Being thin also means there is more blood flow to the penis; so when you get spontaneous erections it stretches out the 3 spongy chambers of the penis. See diagram: http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/265769o Don't masturbate too much as this depletes energy and effects hormone levels. The penis was not designed for the strong pressure of the hand. Over-masturbation is likely to damage the delicate spongy chambers of the penis. This leads to energy being diverted into repairing the penis rather than growth. I would avoid spending time on the computer as this resists the temptation to look at porn and masturbate. Also the electro-magnetic radiation from the monitor is not good for you if your head/brain is too close to it. You should be getting spontaneous erections. Erections are good for expanding out the penis with blood. This happens a lot during sleep. The herb Ginkgo baloba has also been proven to increase blood flow and open up blood vessels. You can buy them in tablet form (just do a google search). So be thin, muscular and don't masturbate too much. Other masculine traits will result from this too: deep voice, angular jaw, pronounced forehead and big space between eyes.

    Hi, I don't know if this will be of any help to anyone, but when I was a child I was taken to my GP about a thin bit of extra skin attached from the edge of the front of my foreskin to my penis, at the front where there's a kind of upside down v made by the shape of the head. I was told that if I kept pulling it, it would eventually detach, which it did. However, I also had two symmetrical pieces of skin attaching each side of my penis further down, just below the head but further back, so they were quite a bit lower down than the other bit if you picture the shape of the head. They were wider, thicker and looked to me as if they were supposed to be there, I thought everyone had them! These lasted well into my teens showing no sign of ever coming loose. By skin, I'm talking about something you can actually hook your finger underneath and pull, which I used to try often to no avail. I was able to pull my foreskin back fully to reveal the head, but under pressure, they would pull my penis head forwards to point down and it wasn't all that comfortable. In the end, I just took action myself which I wouldn't advise anyone actually do. I'm sure if you had the same problem, it could be dealt with very easily, quickly and safely by a surgeon under local anaesthetic. As for the action I took, well it wasn't at all painful and involved string, but I don't think I'll go into the details here in case it gives people ideas. Needless to say, after the excess skin at the sides was detached, my foreskin was able to pull back much more easily and comfortably, and sexual activities were more pleasurable. The advice that seems to be being given here all involves stretching in the bath. In most cases this may work fine, but in some cases like mine some other action did need to be taken. If you have a problem which sounds like mine and you're well into your teens, I'd suggest you go to your GP rather than spending years tugging away to no avail.





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    Thanks Dave. There are exceptions to every rule of course and yours is a rare but interesting example. In such cases or if infections occur a visit to the GP would be strongly recommended. However, in my experience, simple gradual stretching exercises are still the way most boys and young men fix their foreskins. Take care

    I don't no what is wrong I have the stretchy bit on my bellend but I have some skin on my four skin that attaches to my bellend I don't no what it is and why I have talked to my mates about it and there's is fine but and then I pull my fourskin back it pulls on my bellend to like the skin is is not letting me but it's skin not tight somebody just give me some info about this and can it affect me because when I master bate I have white bits come out but not much and it's like I can't clean my self properly because I can't pull my four skin all the way back





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    Mate you have the EXACT same problem as me. As for the white bits, that is a result of not properly cleaning the head and under the foreskin. I have tried to stretch the bit that stops the foreskin from being pulled back, and if you do it over time in seems to work. So please talk to your doctor or your parents so they can help you out. There is nothing wrong with you, as it is quite normal. but if you do not pull the foreskin back after cleaning, you can get it stuck and end up with a paraphimosis. Good look mate!

    Guys plz help me i have worms in my stomach I think they are making me thin anyone with an advise?





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    My son, is slightly under weight and has always been stick thin, yet he has a back full of stretch marks, is there nothing that can be done about this. It looks like hes been whipped!





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    Hi my son is 15 and has the same marks on his back! He is 6feet tall and 170. We don't know what the cause is. Have you figured it out?

    As far as i can see that is a normal thing. All because the skin is flexible and if u pull enough u can see the skin after the head and that skin is a lot thinner than the other. U dont need to be nervous because that is normal and is the common place. About the pain, if u strech the skin too much is usual to hurt (it happens anywere in the body, try it out)... if u dont stretch it too much and it keeps hurting u shoud go to a doctor to see if there is anything more complicated. Hope this helped.

    My son is wearing the helmet, it realy works!!! They should say how mutch does it cost, 2000 pounds and its not NHS refunded but I thin it should!!!!





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    I think it is terrible in this day and age you should be paying to get your childs head the right shape

    Hi! My son, 4,5, had severe eczema. I've tried many medicines for him, including steroid creams and the steroid cream as far as i concern only made his eczema wider and wider. Since 2 weeks ago i started giving him black seed oil, dringking and wipe on his head and on his skin where the eczema so bad.At the beginning, his skin head became terribly dry and some areas even bleeding. Then i found out in internet that is was normal as a first reaction (detocsification) of black seed oil. Now his skin head getting a lot better. The detofsification seem "attack" her hand skin, the eczema in there look so bad with all the bubbles in the skin. If you want to try the black seed oil (drink and put on her skin) pls dont be surprise if at the beginning your child skin will look worst because from what i know is only show us that the oil black seed start to work.

    hi im 14 and ive had a tight foreskin since i was little when i got into high school i was told about masturbation by a friend and i should do it. i thought that tight skin was normal at first because i could not see the head i keep on masturbating for some months then my head was coming out, so i was thinking soon if i keep pulling on the skin whilst masturbating the whole head will show but sometimes i ripped the skin of a little bit from the head i know this sound bad but it healed after a day and i was fine nothing wrong but right now the skin is almost over the head could you give me any advice?





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    try stretching the skin before you get erect. also make sure you dont masturbate dry. use lotion. it is important to get the head all the way out.

    hi im 15 years old and have a problem with my weight, i am only 4 and a half stone and i never stop eating. i really want to put on weight but i dont know how. i also get called anorexic and thin for my age. please help me





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    u don't realize how lucky u are, I don't eat much but gain alot of weight and I'm always trying to lose weight but people can be so insensitive. Don't listen to the people who call u anorexic if u eat normally u shud be fine.

    My name is Rachel and i am 13 and i also have scoliosis but mine is not so bad. i have to wear a back brace until i'm 16. I have medical problems connected to it and my legs are very thin because of my scoliosis.





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    Try a Qtip with vaseline on it and run it under the skin on top of the glans to clean the underside and lubricate it so you can gradually stretch the skin without difficulty or pain after about three weeks to a month you should be able to retract the skin without difficulty or the embarrassment of going to have a dr tell you the basic same idea. You do still have to go to the Dr if there is persistant redness, irritation, swelling or discharge with any of these issues.

    hello i am also 14 and i have this problem my hair is very thin and i have a huge bald patch at the front of my head :( everyone takes the mic out of me i know what its like. it knocks your confidence and self esteem) have you found out what your problem is

    Hi I am 14 and tonight I went to the bathroom to have a poo and it was verry painfull. I cheked ma anus and I saw that it is red and I say some wight thing like thin lines. I wiped it and they went. Ma anus is realy itchy. Can someone hepl me





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    You probably have threadworms. This might sound scary but you'd better tell your parents(scary but just do it). My advice is that you get some medication and see a doctor. It's a little scary i know when i first had it a few years back and i was pretty freaked out too. There's advice on the internet if you need it. Good luck :)

    I'm nearly 17,and I had threadworms about 3 weeks ago,go tell your mum or dad and get them to take you to a doctor, the doctor will give you a tablet which everyone In the house has to take,it might sound scary but it's better to get it checked than suffer

    hi my daughter has suffered with psosriasis since she was a baby i never found any of the treatment we were offered really helped on a long term basis, although shes now nearly 8 and has been clear of the contition 4 nearlly 12mths, my question is my little girl ha got olive skin type, and where the psosriasis was really bad she now had pigmented skin (white patches)i wanted 2 know if this would inprove over time and her skin would ever go back 2 normal ??





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    well im 13 and im always thinking about my weight, i love food and i eat alot when im bored but at school i dont bother with food. i dont want to get too fat or too thin.

    i have had eczema since i was born, i am now twelve , and it has started coming back again, i have some medication such as creams, but i don't like them because it makes my skin greasy, people at school bully me and say i am on drugs when i am not because eczema causes the skin around my eyes to go red and baggy, it makes my arms have cuts and go red and lots of dry skin, and it comes around my lips too, i wear alot of foundation. mascara etc. to try and cover it up, but it makes it worse, but it covers up well, but people at school bully me and call me ugly, when i try and talk to someone they say just ignore them, but i cant ignore them, and its really getting me down, i just need someone to help me stop the bullies because of the way i look and my skin. help? :D





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    Im 14 and I have it on my hands and to school i cover my hands with gloves and dont take them off all my friend know i wear gloves but know one in school have ever seen my hands i can be hard sometimes but i just live with it now.

    I Had eczema all but when i turned twelve it cure the BIGGEST RULE THAT HELPS IS BATHS have them every day and use an emoileit in th bath (Ollitum) Also after the bath use a mild steriod cream e.g elecon E45 diprobase. I had suffered for so long ive been picked on but you have to do something. my hand was ifected 17 times until it got so worse the BONE was infected they were about to cut my hand off but i self motivated my self and here i am 13 years and FREE from eczema i wish you the best and for you to be cured. I hope i helped best luck from your fellow eczema sufferer

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