Doctor Q&A for Dr. Laura Garabedian

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Get tested: There is considerable variability of Loeys-Dietz syndrome from mild to severe systemic abnormalities. I recommend being tested to be safe
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Get a blood test: A blood test for HSV 1 and 2. Also cultures of your throat and mouth sores
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Suggestion: Have you tried spironolactone to treat your acne?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Cold sores: Cold sores are herpes simplex virus 1. They enter body through a break in the skin when a person comes into contact with an infected person. Avoid ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Testosterone levels.: You need to get a blood test for your testosterone level.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Painful pimples.: Consult you physician for about the 2 painful pimples. It is hard to answer your question without a physician's consultation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Dark spots: CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR AND TRY VANIQUA/HYDROQUINONE.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Itchy scalp...: it sounds like scalp dermatitis......see your doctor and perhaps a foam steroid like luqix should be prescribed for you
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Throat and ear pai: Have a recheck with your doctor.......maybe it is pain due to pressure only or an ear infection. Each has a different treatment so do not take any c ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Garabedian
37 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Menses, sex. condoms: Yes it is possible. The condom might have broken allowing sperm to enter vagina and some women can ovulate during their period. Chances are slim bu ... Read More
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