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Dr. Joseph Duvall

Dermatology
Hull, IL
48 years experience

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Dermatology

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Pop and soak: Sterilize a needle and open the blister to remove pressure. Cool tap water soaks for 20minutes--do 2 or 3 times-will help with any swelling or tender... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Water first: Take a warm bath and soak for 20 minutes. It is important that you not put any oil or bubble bath in the water--just the tap water. Get out and pat... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Control not cure: Usually means your child has sensitive skin and there is not one thing causing it. Avoid irritants, moisturize and seek medical care if the eczema pe... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Otc acne meds: Contain 40 year old medicines that are available over the counter. They can help and you can get the same products cheaper at any places that sell a... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Zoster or simplex: You should see a doctor and confirm if you have shingles(herpes zoster) or a fever blister(herpes simplex). If you have had shingles it is unlikely i... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Redness: It means redness--lots of different causes.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Needs attention: Probably a benign lesion like a cyst. Cannot ignore anything that changes. If it does not resolve should be looked at.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Increase blood flow: Nitro paste topically and calcium channel blockers orally may help. Should seek advise from a dermatologist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Dry moisturizer: Very sensitive skin and most common cause is dryness. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream for a couple of weeks. If the itching persists, part... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Remove the pressure: Discomfort comes from pressure. You can lessen pressure by gently trimming the corn---first soaking the corn and using something to remove the top(pu... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Lots of cream: Apply creams or ointments liberally. The heavier the better. Putting on damp skin makes application easier. Lotions are second best to creams and ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Alpha hydroxy acids: Use a moisturizer that contains an Alpha hydroxy acid---lactic acid, glycolic acid. Ask your pharmacist for products that contain these ingredients.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Location: Skin cancers in difficult places(eyes, nose, ears) should always be removed by mohs surgery. It is the only procedure that will assure you have had y... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Check changing moles: The incidence of melanoma is increasing rapidly. Any mole that changes should be checked by a dermatologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Heavier the better: The thicker the better. Creams are better than lotions. It is important to use them often and alot---the more the better. You do not have to spend ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Try hydrocortisone: You may be able to prevent redness and itching(usually eczema) by using moisturizers. Oatmeal products in bath water may help as well. Once you get... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
No: Powder absorbs sweat, but does not change how much you make. Antiperspirants--try ones labeled "clinical strength"--should help. There are perscript... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
No: Discoloration is common after a sunburn. Different skin color will react differently---the darker your skin, the more likely this will happen. If yo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Duvall
Dermatology 48 years experience
Sun and dyness: The two things you can control that cause aging are dryness and excess sun exposure. Using a moisturizer regulary and using a sunscreen and protectin... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Duvall is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Duvall is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. I'll try the hydrocortisone cream. Hopefully she will get some relief.
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Thankyou I have a big scar on my cheekbone after skin cancer
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

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Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1974MD
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