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Dr. Adam Bodian

Dermatology
Great Neck, NY
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Great Neck, NY

Address

11 grace ave, Great Neck, NY
Directions

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Specialties
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Dermatology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

208 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
No: Your C-section and yeast infection came after your baby passed through the birth canal. His/her symptoms are probably normal but you should take him/... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
See a rheumatologis: These findings are a definite red flag. You should see a rhematologist to get a complete examination and the correct diagnosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Maybe allergic: By the history this sounds like an allergic reaction to the lip balm. However, do you feel the same symptoms (burning, tingling or pain) that you fee... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It can be: remember, when treating androgenic alopecia, you are fighting nature. There are topical solutions, foams, lasers pills and even surgery (hair transpl... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Wait: It is extremely common to lose your hair with pregnancy. The fancy name is Telogen Effluvium. The good news is that this is usually temporary. Enjo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It may be: Immediately, you have to worry about your throat closing and not able to breath. However, if you're writing this, I believe enough time has passed th... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Seborrhea: This sounds like what is called seborrheic dermatitis or seborrhea. First try to use a water based moisturizer such as Cetaphyl. If this doesn't wor... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
May be fungi: Definitely may be a fungus but may also be xerosis (a very fancy name for dry skin). See a dermatologist who can perform a KOH test. You will hardly f... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Hemangiomas: All those little red bumps or "blisters" on your body are called hemangiomas. These are hereditary growths. If you were to cut them out and look at ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
This may be rosacea: Rosacea may be treated with an oral antibiotic like Doxycycline or a topical cream as metrogel. I find the best treatment is the max g ipl. This usu... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try this mixture: Go to the drug store and buy 1% Hydrocortisone cream and Clotrimazole cream. Rub them both into the affected area 2 x each day (it doesn't matter whi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Short term use: If you use a topical steroid for a short period of time 1-2 weeks, you should have no problem. For someone with a chronic history of topical steroids... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Lubrication: Friction is the resistance that one surface encounters when rubbing over another. The best way to prevent this is to a) stop the rubbing or b) lubric... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Maybe what you take: Bruising of the skin has many causes. Medications such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or Plavix can. Supplements like vit e, fish oil and ginko may... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Not to worry: This sounds like what are called cherry hemangiomas. These are little gifts that you get from one or both of your parents. They are simply made up o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Small blood vessels: This sounds like small little veins that are so small they just appear like blue spots. The key is that they disappear with pressure...This is called... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Yes: These lesions may be lightened with prescription medications or treated with certain lasers. You should see a dermatologist to get properly diagnosed... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Could be: Unfortunately, without a physical exam it is almost impossible to tell what a "lump" is. However, the good news is that by your history, it does not ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Not to worry: This is a type of eczema. Have him try to rub in 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2 times each day. In addition, whenever he baths and the area is soaking we... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try hydrocortisone: This sounds like you have what is called "seborrheic dermatitis". What a big word for something so common! it is in the eczema family. Shampoo with... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Folliculitis: It sounds most likely to be folliculitis. This is a fancy word that basically means an inflammation or a pimple of the hair follicle. Most of the ti... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Not enough detail: Hi. I am so sorry but you don't give enough details to the type of "spots" on your hands. Unfortunately, "harsh", is not a good description. Please... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the gl... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Many: There are many treatments for vitiligo. Lesions on the face and neck respond the best. Lesions on the hands and feet take longer and sometimes don't... Read More
A 87-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Leave alone: Just don't blame me for the shiner! but the best approach is to just leave the area alone. Keep your head elevated by sleeping on extra pillows or ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Many but disguraing: There are many treatments for the symptoms of eczema but unfortunately no cure. This makes eczema an extremely frustrating disease. Some treatments ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Maybe a fungus: You may have a type of fungus (ring worm) called tinea versicolor. I would have this checked by your dermatologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It may need an exam: This short of time for something to appear on the skin is usually caused from the outside (trauma, scratched, etc). I would wait another 2 weeks. If... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Rogain and biotin: To slow down hair loss the best combination is topical Minoxidil (rogaine) twice daily and biotin (5000 units a day). Biotin is part of the vitamin b... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It all depends: I have not seen that Accutane itself causes wait loss. However, a few of my patients on Accutane have told me that they have a decreased appetite. I... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Yes: Good nutrition is vital for good skin. Almost every vitamin deficiency results in different skin changes from hair loss to rashes to color changes.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
No picking: Definitely do not pick! picking the scabs may lead to scarring. The best treatment is to keep the scabs "gooey" with vasaline petroleum jelly. When... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Good prognosis: Macular amyloidosis is a local proliferation on the skin usually on the trunk as you have. It never spreads too much or into the blood. The treatmen... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Moisturizers poor bl: Sunblocks work by combining organic and inorganic substances. Organic substances, like oxybenzone, absorb ultraviolet rays. The inorganic substances... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Protein, immobile: Pressure sores or "bedsores" are most commonly the result of three different conditions. Most common is immobility for extended periods of time. The... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Soft skin: The key to soft skin is hydration. An easy trick that is not only the best moisturizer but also the least expensive is vasaline hydrotherapy. While ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Thin skin: The most common side effects from the use of topical steroids (creams or ointments) is thinning of the skin, change in skin color (usually lighter), i... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Liposuction alternat: There is a relatively new device called zeltiq. Zeltiq freezes your unwanted fat and measurably destroys the fat cells. It costs about $700 per area... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Rein A: Retin-a or one of it's derivatives (differin, tazorac, (tazarotene) etc) is the best preventative prescription for this. In addition, you may see a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Protopic or Elidil: These are two creams that may safely be used to treat vitiligo. It is very dependent on where the vitiligo is. Lesions on the face respond much bette... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It all depends: It all depends on the type of steroids you are taking and for what condition. However, the most important element of steroid use is the time. The lo... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Not bad: This sounds like you have a condition in the acne family. I would not worry but definitely see a dermatologist to make sure the lesions are that.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
It depends: There are many skin diseases that may mimic eczema in the vagina area. This is why your dr. May be suggesting that you have a skin biopsy.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Biotin,: Biotin, of the vitamin b complex, not only helps hair but is great for great nails. 5000 u daily.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Yes: It is very common, especially for women, to get extra hair growth in other areas besides only the scalp. If a woman is using it and gets facial hair,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try biotin: I like biotin for hair and nail growth. The most recent studies show that 5000 units each day is the optimal dose to take. Biotin is part of the vit... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try hydration: This sounds like you have what is called "xerotic dermatitis". What a big word for something so common! it is in the eczema family. Try rubbing bab... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Eczema or fungus: Many factors can giver her these symptoms. The two most common are a fungal infection or a form of eczema. In addition, an allergic reaction or a ba... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
Try hydrocortisone: You may try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream for 3 days. If this doesn't help, you should see your dermatologist to get the proper diagnosis an... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bodian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bodian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 11, 2015
I heart this doctor!
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Thanks i have acne and i didn't notice big improvement after VI just acne become little lighter do u recommend Fraxel for pores and acne?
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Thanks a million for your answer. They are dry, color of my skin, cracked and they peel. They feel hard when you press them. Just disgusting
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thx...can you please tel me if these creams can cause some itching or allergy on face?? also can i buy it without prescription from doctor

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Awards

Top Dermatologist , Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
Top Dermatologist , Second Place, New York - Summer
2013
Top Dermatologist , First Place, New York - Fall
2014
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