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Dr. Lana Long

Dermatology
Chester, WV
34 years experience female

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Founded City Dermatology and Laser in 2011 to provide top quality health care for the busy professional. Located downtown Cincinnati with early appointments and through late lunch. See our website www.citydermlaser.com for more information.

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Dermatology

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Ok: I think most people would find it too oily, and it would have a greater chance of causing acne and plugged pores than a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Benzoyl peroxide: I like benzoyl peroxide products, there is a soap panoxyl 5 or 10% which can be used in the shower and is helpful for acne. Fair warning it can ble... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Stop meds, check eye: If you are having headaches, i would stop the Minocycline and isotretinoin. When given together there is an increased risk of a rare side effect, pse... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Retinol: Retinol is a vitamin A derivative, as is Retin A (tretinoin) which is helpful for many types of acne. I would also see a dermatologist, as there are ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Remove: First i would make sure the tick is removed. The best way is to grasp with a pair of tweezers and pull straight out. Once out, if the are is red, i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Maybe: I think Minocin (minocycline) can be helpful for inflammatory acne with a lot of redness, pustules and small cysts. If your acne is less severe, some... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Probable allergy: It sounds like you may have had had an allergic reaction to something in the wax or something applied to your skin after the wax. I would try putting... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Treat the acne first: I think the best way to address people with both acne and scarring is to first get the acne under control. There are many options, and i would discus... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Depends: Some people are sensitive to dry cleaning solvents, so keep this in mind no matter what the fabric. You can be allergic to natural fabrics, wool bein... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Fragrance free : I initially start out by placing my patients on products which are fragrance free. I will have them wash with a gentle soap like dove followed by an a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
See a doctor: He needs to see a doctor right away. These are not normal findings. You have to be concerned about internal bleeding with the history of black stool... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Yes: I often use less power in the sensitive areas, it may take a few treatments if less power is used , but hurts less. I also use a zimmer chiller whic... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
3-5 days: Acretin is a topical retinoid. Their main side effect is skin irritation. I would back off until the redness and peeling subside, then restart every... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Possible herpes : I would seek the opinoin of a dermatologist. If they started as small blisters , a herpes virus is a consideration. There are different types, hsv 1... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Tinea versicolor: It sounds like tinea versicolor, a harmless fungus we all have on our body. It grows more readily ins ome people procucing slightly scaley white or t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Tanning?: It may quite simply that you are looking at your skin under different lighting. Also, if you have sun exposure, your skin can darken and then lighten... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
See a dermatologist: Lupus can cause hair loss. This needs further evaluation to determine if it indeed lupus as ther are other causes of hair loss. If it is from lupus... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
2 x day: If you grow hair with rogaine (minoxidil) and stop using it, you will lose the hair you grew with the product. This is one way to know if the rogaine... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Selsun Blue: Tinea versicolor is caused by the fungus, malasezzia furfura or pityrosporum. We all have it on our skin, but some people get overgrowth causing the ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Visia skin analysis: I am not aware of a lab test to check for premature aging. There is a very rare condition called progeria, where you age quite rapidly and die in chi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Yes: There should be no problem eating eggs while on accutane. The medication can rarely cause an increase in cholesterol and triglycerides. If your doct... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Small brown pin head: Bed bugs are small, about the size of a pin head, and dark brown in color. They are best spotted at night with a flashlight on light colord sheets. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dermatology 34 years experience
Cetaphil: The cleanser is gentle and won't aggrevate acne, although it has nothing in it to actually treat acne. If you are looking for a product to hep with a... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Long is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Long is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Its the isotretinoin. I take them separately at different timings now.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank a lot. Really helpful. Appreciate it
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thankd that help a lot (:

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University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1988MD

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