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Dr. Jeffrey Benabio

Dermatology
La Mesa, CA
19 years experience

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Office

La Mesa, CA

Address

8080 Parkway Dr, La Mesa, CA
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Specialties
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Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Yes: Bug bites can turn to blisters sometimes. This is from the intense reaction that the bite caused in the skin. It's best to not pop blisters as this ca... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Pool treatment: Some people are allergic to the shocking agent used for pools and hot tubs. Potassium peroxymonosulfate or ppms is an oxidizing agent used to keep poo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Special nerves: Sunburn damages the surface layer of your skin. This outermost area is loaded with special nerve fibers called c-fibers, that respond to itch. (itch i... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Alpha-hydroxy lotion: Fish scale disease (ichthyosis), is a terrible condition with a terrible name. It's inherited and causes dead skin cells to not fall off, leading to b... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Dries out your skin: Hot water is more likely to strip the natural oils off your skin. These oils are essential to keeping your skin healthy. Removing them leads to drier ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
No: Any topical allergic rash, including from beta-dine, needs to be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Often topical steroids, such as cortisone,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Somewhat: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat eczema. It works best on mild to moderate eczema and when chronic treatment is neede... Read More
A 80-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Antihistamines: Mosquito bites cause your skin to release histamine, a hormone that triggers inflammation and terrible itching. Topical and oral antihistamines such a... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Benabio
Dermatology 19 years experience
Hydrocortisone cream: Topical steroid creams quickly reduce the redness, itching, and inflammation from a rash. If the rash is weeping, then calamine lotion can be used to ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Benabio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Benabio is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! Most experts will say that the next time while out in the next time aloe yourself down with loation to protect your skin.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dear Dr. Benabio, Wishing you the best day ever. Grateful. Wale
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 2003MD
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