Doctor Q&A for Dr. Helena Bentley

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
BMI: For a normal BMI, the weight ranges from 118 to 148 pounds
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Benzoyl Peroxide: Most acne products tend to be drying. I generally recommend applying an oil-free moisturizer with sunscreen after use, especially during the day. If t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Dental cavities: You should get it taken care of as soon as possible to prevent further decay and/or to prevent damage to the permanent teeth. Toothaches are horrible ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Vaginal discharged: Some young ladies have a natural discharge. Even though you are not sexually active, you may have a vaginal infection. I suggest you see your physici ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Rash on buttock: Need more information. Are the bumps red with fluid? Do they itch, sting or hurt? Are there any other symptoms?
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Hair loss in infants: This can be part of cradle cap which starts with thick scaling. As the scale lifts up, hair may be loss with it. New babies can also lose hair on pr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Increase fiber (fresh veggies and fruits), decrease fats and simple sugars. Eliminating sugary drinks is an easy way to decrease carbs and calories.
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A male asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pimple in ear: You don't have to go to the doctor for this unless it gets very painful and swollen. Most will resolve without any treatment if you don't pick at it. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Diet pills: I don't recommend diet pills. I do recommend better nutrition and increased exercise. By increasing fiber in your diet and decreasing fat and simple s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Helena Bentley
39 years experience Pediatrics
Ear pain: Residual water in the ear canal can be irritating and cause inflammation. The inflammation then cause more fluid or drainage to drain in the canal. Th ... Read More
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