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Dr. David Voron

Dermatology
Arcadia, CA
52 years experience male

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Arcadia, CA

Address

612 West Duarte Road, Suite 205, Arcadia, CA
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Wednesday: 9.3am - 4.3pm
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Dermatology

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Tincture of time: Keep in mind that small scars will gradually become less noticeable. Larger scars may be treated with filler injections, dermabrasion, and laser. Al... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Hydroquinone cream: Application of 4% hydroquinone cream twice daily is sometimes effective, but you should be aware of potential adverse effects.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Alpha-galactosidase: Test for deficient alpha-galactosidase levels in serum, plasma, white blood cells, biopsied tissue, or cultured cells.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Steroids are anti-inflammatory. Psoriasis is a type of inflammatory condition of the skin. Steroids suppress the inflammation and thereby reduce the... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: If the person using the tanning bed prior to you had a fungus infection and deposited an infected skin scale on the bed, the fungus could be transmitt... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Not necessarily. "guttate" is just a fancy word for small spots and refers to psoriasis which takes this form rather than the more usual "plaque" con... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: This combination may be prescribed when the physician is not sure whether he is dealing with a yeast infection (treated by nystatin), or a non-infecti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: A boil is a bacterial infection of the skin. A persistent boil would result from infection with an aggressive bacteria that the body's normal defense... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Topical steroids for mild cases; systemic steroids for more severe cases.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Four to ten days.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Unfortunately, no over-the-counter nail fungus treatments available have actually been proven effective in peer-reviewed studies.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Lamasil cream has anti-fungal, and anti-yeast activity, and is prescribed to treat fungus and yeast infections.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Yes. It is best to dilute the steroid cream with another cream similar in consistency.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Botulinum toxin: Botulinum toxin, the toxin produced by the bacteria that occasionally grows in canned foods and is notorious for causing food poisoning.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Possibilities include fungus infection, yeast infection, or a condition known as seborrheic dermatitis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Infected hair follicles, possibly related to shaving.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Yes. Skin scrapings can be treated with potassium hydroxide and examined under the microscope. In addition, skin scrapings can be implanted on sabou... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Try an over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream, together with an over-the-counter non-sedating anti-histamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See dermatologist: The bleeding is probably due to scratching, but it would probably still be best to see a dermatologist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Yes: Accutane (isotretinoin) is specifically for nodulo-cystic acne. If your acne has a nodulo-cystic component, isotretinoin should be helpful.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Yes: Yes. For example, rid is available in the U.S. Without a prescription.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See a dermatologist: This may be an acneiform cyst, which would respond to an intralesional steroid injection administered by a dermatologist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Sometimes: Systemic steroids, such as prednisone, may produce acne-like eruptions.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Benzoyl peroxide: I would start out with an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide cleanser and gel. If you do not see improvement within two weeks, i would then see a derm... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Very unlikely: The manufacturer does not even list this as a "rare" side effect.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Depends on level: Prop 65 requires a warning on the product label if the level of chemical in the product poses a significant risk of cancer. If the chemical is listed... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Yes: If so, an oral antibiotic may be helpful.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Immune reaction: The flare-up results from the body’s immune reaction to the toxin secreted by the mosquito (or other arthropod). This reaction is common and is appro... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
No: Although acne is extremely common, there are some individuals who never develop acne.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See details: Dermabrasion can refer to any process in which the skin surface is abraded, but usually refers to the use of a mechanical rotary device similar to a "... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: The rash of poison oak often has a linear configuration reflecting the points of contact of the broken stem of the plant with the skin.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: A pimple is an infected hair follicle. A cyst, which may start out in a hair follicle, is a sac which usually contains a cheesy material called sebum... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin, most commonly acquired from direct skin-to-skin contact, especially in children.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: You may have a common condition known as seborrheic dermatitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: A cyst is a sac with an outer membrane and material within it. A skin tag is an outgrowth of normal skin attached with a thin stalk.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: The three common types of skin cancer - basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma, all have a hereditary component.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: I would start out with an over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide cleanser and cream for mild cases. For more severe cases, the first line of treatment wou... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Mild cases may resolve in a week. More severe cases can last up to a month.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Cleanse the armpits twice daily with the over-the-counter cleanser hibiclens. In addition, do not use a stick or roll-on antiperspirant, which may sp... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: The longer the entire tick, or a part of it, stays attached to your skin, the more likely it is to transmit the organism that causes lyme disease, if ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: "body toxins" do not accumulate in "eye bags.".
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Generally, yes, assuming you're not pregnant and take proper precautions regarding sunlight exposure. In addition, it's always important to read the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: The most characteristic feature is the presence of "nits" (lice eggs) attached to the hair shafts. These are tiny specs that look like dandruff, but ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Milia or white heads: They may be "milia, " which are popularly known as "white heads" - small cysts which form within the walls of hair follicles. Formation of these may ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Folliculitis: These probably reflect a mild bacterial folliculitis, possibly related to perspiration and friction from your bra. These usually resolve spontaneousl... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Yes: Ziana is a combination of two drugs (clindamycin and tretinoin) which attack acne via different mechanisms, and is therefore a good choice.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Topical steriod : Topical steroids are the standard treatment for eczema. You could start with over-the-counter hydrocortisone. If that is not effective, have your do... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
Possibly: Occasionally this happens. Stopping the antihistamine for a few days, and then switching to a new one may help.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See gynecologist: Assuming you are female, your gynecologist may be able to suggest a birth control pill that would be beneficial.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Voron is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Voron is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u so much I have been worried about this condition 4 some time now yr diagnosis made me feel better I was afraid it might b serious
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1970MD

Residency

Medical College of Wisconsin
Completed 1974

Awards

Top Doctor US News & World Report
Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles magazine
Top Doctors, Pasadena magazine
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