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Dr. Luciann Hruza

Dermatology
Saint Louis, MO
34 years experience

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Office

Saint Louis, MO

Address

6744 Clayton Road, suite 210, Saint Louis, MO
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Specialties
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Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

34 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Facial hair: You probably are over the age when you can expect to get more facial hair than you have now. You should have about the amount by the age of 21-23. Se... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Skin care products.: The wording "natural" on skin care products is a complete gimmick. Many things that are natural are not necessarilly safe or better than other things... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Vaginal discharge: A certain amount of discharge is normal. Discharge may increase in your cycle on a monthly basis and mean nothing. If this is new for you, and you ha... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Rash: Yes it could be caused by stress especially if the rash is hives. In general the most common rash i seen on the lower legs of women is an itchy rash ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Lumps: These could be acne or an allergic reaction. Need more information. Do they itch?
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Home remedies: Although what u get from a dermatologistbwill likelybbe the most effective there are some otc products and methods u can try. First try not to rub or... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Measles: No. Usually measles is the most contagious before anyone knows they have it! as a rule about 3-4 days after the rash is present the person can no long... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Shingles: We don't generally worry about shingles virus being spread by surfaces. As a rule you can give someone chicken pox if you have shingles so you should... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Herpes: A person never "goes into remission" with herpes. One you are exposed to herpes you will always carry the virus. The virus will be inside your nerve a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Kaposi: They develop over time. If you think you may have it you should see an md immediately. It can be a sign of advanced HIV infection and is not something... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Vaccines : The chicken pox vaccine prevents chicken pox; the shingles vaccine prevents shingles... In theory this is the answer. Also, in theory if you get the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Vaccine: Vaccines are composed of part of a virus that causes the disease. This is a live attenuated vaccine and is composed of live virus that is changed so i... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Drug rash: Almost any medication or supplement you take can cause a rash. The question here is whether the irritation you are having is actually caused by the or... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Kaposi : Yes it can depending on how much blood is inside it. Also as it heals it can turn darker. As a rule the more new blood that is inside the lesions the ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
HIV: A sore throat by itself is not a a sign of hiv. If you are concerned you were exposed to HIV you should get tested. Testing can be done anonymously at... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Sore throat.: It depends on if the pharyngitis you have is strep throat or not. If it is not strep throut then you can do whatever you want to do with friends.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Rash: Pityriasis rosea has no age predilection. You can be any age and get it. We don't really know which virus causes it so hard to say.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Keratosis pilaris: You can buy a "buff puff" over the counter and use a cream called amlactin (over the counter) after you get out of the bath or shower. Try not to rub... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Teratoma: As a rule this is a complicated problem without more details of your particular situation. I would think there should be no skin problem associated wi... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Yellow skin: Yes if your liver is not working well. As a rule your skin should not be yellow if it is not usually yellow. This can be a sign of vitamin deficiency ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Rash around eyes: The most common cause of eyelid dermatitis is from something your hands are touching that you transfer to your eye area. Stop touching or rubbing eyes... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Yeast infection: Your immune system is likely slightly compromised. The best way to start in with a probiotic capsule twice daily. However not all probiotics are creat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Herpes: A lab test does not mean much in the absence of symptoms. It may only mean you have been exposed to the virus some time in your life. Ask your md for... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Eczema: As a rule the fewer ingredients a product has in them the better for eczema. The term hypoallergenic has no meaning at all for your skin and is an ma... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Hair loss: Hair care products do not affect how much hair falls out. If you are losing your hair in a pattern the way many men do you can be treated for this wit... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
MRSA: One bout of MRSA is nothing to worry about. Your immune system was compromised at that time. Mrsa is everywhere! you may come in contact with it on... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Cold sore: You did the right thing by washing her hands. In general the virus is contagious but you did every thing you could to prevent it spreading. The longer... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst if it is the only time you have had this. Many people can get multiple of these in the same area over the years. I would ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Steroids: Yes this is likely the explanation. Oral steroids can interfere with your hormones as can any stress on the body that can change your menstrual cycle.... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Boil : It could be a "boil" or an inflamed cyst. Apply warm compresses multiple times daily and avoid exercise while you have it. Friction and heat can cause... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Rash: This rash could be hives or irritation from shaving (most common), when from shaving it is usually when you use a razor with more than 2 blades and t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Herpes virus 2: The blood test has very little meaning unless you have symptoms of the disease. This is a very complicated problem and your doctor can explain it all... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Med side effect: Doubtful. Melanosis coli is very common and can occur more frequently in females, those who use laxatives or who have inflammatory bowel disease. In... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
Dermatology 34 years experience
Depends: Most people don't get pimples or blemishes in that area. If you are using a loofah in the shower it would help to stop. Also shaving may cause infecti... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hruza is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hruza is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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God bless you for helping people like me, you shall not lack for the rest of your life and families in Jesus name, Amen.
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they do itch yes forgot to add that, but no other problems with them
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you I will try this.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1988MD

Awards

Top Dermatologist , First Place, Missouri - Summer
2013
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