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Dr. Bob Ourian

Dermatology
Beverly Hills, CA
27 years experience male

Locations

Bob Ourian, M.D., Inc.

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

9025 Wilshire Blvd Ste 207, Beverly Hills, CA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Fax

3108592709

About

Specialties
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Dermatology

Languages spoken

Persian

Doctor Q&A

397 Answers
35 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Valtrex (valacyclovir): Valtrex (valacyclovir) 1 g twice a day for two days as soon as you notice the symptoms.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: Botox does not cause a permanent damage. In fact, it's very unlikely for it to cause any damage at all.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Fast: Generally the blood test is done when you've been fasting and have not eaten for 12 hours. However a hemoglobin a1c test does not require you to fast.... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Be more specific: What kind of yeast infection? A fungal infection of the skin is treated differently than a fungal infection of the nails or an oral thrush.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: No, there are no pill nor any creams that will make your buttocks bigger.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Up to you: If your skin is nearly perfect, you may not need any retin-a. But you can use it to prevent future wrinkles. You should at least wear sunscreen whenev... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
By exercise: There are only two ways to lose weight: reducing the number of calories you receive from food or increasing the number of calories you burn. Since you... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: You can still have your period even if you have a yeast infection or a sexually transmitted disease.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It has risks: There is a risk of perforating the colon and the procedure is unnecessary.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes, if the woman is a carrier and the man has hemophilia, statistically 1/2 of their male children and 1/4 of their female children will have hemophi... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Check cholesterol: Why are you worried? Do you have a family history of atherosclerosis? You can start with a simple cholesterol check. If you have a family history of h... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It depends: It depends on the first day of your last menstrual period, on the date of you had sex.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Nothing: You don't need to take anything to cleanse out your digestive system. It's designed to clean itself on regular basis.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It depends: You don't really need to do anything unless your low blood pressure gives you symptoms such as light headedness or if you pass out. Without knowing yo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
See a dermatologist: You can't get rid of acne scars at home. Acne scars can be reduced with laser resurfacing or dermabrasion (not to be confused with microdermabrasion).... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Maybe: You need to see a hepatologist (liver specialist) who is familiar with crigler-najjar treatment for proper evaluation and treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It depends: It depends on the parasite. You should see a doctor and have your stool tested to see what kind of parasite you have.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Medication and laser: There are a number of ways to get rid of toenail fungus. You can take oral antifungal drugs, use a medicated nail polish or get treated with a laser t... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Quit smoking: You should stop smoking and the color of your lips will improve.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Exercise regularly: Exercise regularly and watch your diet. It's that simple.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes, if your baby has not been vaccinated against chickenpox, there is a chance that he or she will get it too. But you don't have to worry too much. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Maybe, maybe not: No one can tell you if you're pregnant or not without a pregnancy test. Birth control pills can protect you against pregnancy but they won't protec... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Be more specific: Without saying what kind of damage you received from the treatment, it's impossible to say if it's reversible or not.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
And?: You've provided a lot of information but what are you asking? If you want an answer, you need to ask a question. Putting a question mark at the end of... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Nothing: The only benefit is that it's keeping you hydrated. You're adding about 185 extra calories to your diet from the three tablespoons of honey.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Lowers pressure: Blood pressure medications lower blood pressure. Erection is achieved when fluid moved from the blood vessels into the spongy tissue of the penis. Whe... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
It depends: It really depends on the side effects that you're having from taking propecia. Generally the side effects from Propecia are temporary and they disappe... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause sk... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes, one can be allergic to grass.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Antifungal medicatio: Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication. It's used for treating yeast/fungal infections.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: How do you know you have an enlarged musclein your esophagus? The muscles of the esophagus are of smooth muscle type. Botox has no effect on them. Bot... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Unnecessary: You don't need to cleanse your liver. Your liver cleanses your body from various toxins but it's not like an air filter that you need to replace every... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes, it's possible to drink too much water and that can lead to water intoxication.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: High fiber foods are great but if you eat too much of any food, the number of calories you intake can exceed the number of calories you burn in a day.... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: It's possible but as you get older, it become more difficult and carries a greater risk.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: No, it will not. Botox injection has no known effect on acupuncture.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No need: You don't need to detoxify your body. Your body is designed to get rid of toxins. Companies that sell you detoxifying products are only after your mon... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: No, no testing is required if you're generally in good health.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Different organisms: Bacterial vaginosis is caused by bacteria. A yeast infection is caused by fungi. Bacteria and fungi are different organisms.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
None: The studies have failed to show any benefit from drinking green tea.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: Green tea does not cure any allergies.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Infection: You may have bacterial vaginosis. Other infections such as a yeast infection are also possible. See your gynecologist or family physician for a check ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
No: No, it won't affect your baby.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Put it in your mouth: You put the vitamin capsule/pill in your mouth. Then you swallow it by drinking a glass of water.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Better not: Using Lexapro (escitalopram) together with alcohol can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentratin... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Antifungal cream: Tinea corporis is a fungal infection of the body. Fungal infections are treated with antifungal creams such as ketoconazole. You should see your docto... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
See a dermatologist: You should see a dermatologist. If your acne is mild, he/she may recommend some over the counter medicine such as benzoyl peroxide cleanser. If it's m... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
Get a facial: Get a facial. If you don't want to see an esthetician either, then just wash your face. Sorry, but there is only so much you can do at home and I have... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
See a doctor: You should have your doctor look at it. It's hard to guess what it is without seeing it.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
Dermatology 27 years experience
See a dentist: Brush your teeth regularly, use mouthwash, and see your dentist for evaluation and treatment.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ourian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ourian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much. I was given a prescription today and knew they were related . I am so glad I asked before taking. Thank you again.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I'm grateful. Thank U so much brother. U r doing a great job. I'm satisfied. What could b possible treatment for this?
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Top Dermatologist , First Place, California - Winter
2013
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