Posts Tagged ‘itch’

Iron Deficiency Anemia (Anaemia) And The Skin (For Professionals)

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Iron Deficiency Anemia (Anaemia) And The Skin (For Professionals) Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Anemia is one of the most common health problems in the world today. This condition, where the blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells, is due to a variety of causes, among which is the […]

Alcohol (OH) and the Skin – Pruritus (Itch) (For professionals)

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Pruritus It may appear up to 2 years before the onset of cirrhosis 40% of alcohol abusers with liver disease are estimated to have severe pruritus generalized but with predilection to extensor extremities, upper trunk, palms and soles chemical mediators (Bile acids) are thought to directly depolarize nerve […]

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