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Dr. Douglas Smith

Family Medicine
Lakota, IA
34 years experience

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Family Medicine

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English

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Smith
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hordeolum (stye): Yes. A stye is a plugged gland that forms a cyst. It is easy to excise if not responding to warm wet compresses.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Smith
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Be seen: Any mole that is rapidly growing and changing should be examined.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Smith
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Could be molluscum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral illness that develops small, raised, flesh colored, umbilicated (depressed center) lesoin. These tend to fade after a while. If in a cosmetically unappealing area, cryoablation with the use of liquid nitrogen is anoption. These could also be areas of folliculitis but that would generally be sore when pressed.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Smith is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you i thought it might be viral. Big relief :)
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I will book with GP many thanks
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univeristy of MN
Graduated 1987MD
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