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Dr. Robert Wolfe

Family Medicine
Lincolnwood, IL
45 years experience male

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I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. and a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Chicago * Pritzker School of Medicine. My chief interests are preventive care, particularly immunizations, and dermatology.

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Family Medicine

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wolfe
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Probably tinea: Tinea is a type of fungus that commonly causes the rash like you describe, and is less likely to cause an odor than Candida, which causes most vaginal yeast infections. Try applying a small amount of over-the-counter terbinafine cream daily. You cannot "kill" the fungus, the cream "paralyzes" it, and with regular daily use, your body will shed the fungus off your skin.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wolfe
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Two possibilities: You might have either "pearly penile papules" (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hirsuties_coronae_glandis) or "molluscum contagiosum" (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/molluscum_contagiosum). Penile papules is benign and needs no treatment. Molluscum can be treated in various ways (see http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/910570-treatment). See if one of the online pictures resembles your "boils.".
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wolfe
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Slipped rib syndrome: This may be slipped rib syndrome. The last few ribs on either side do not attach to the spine, but are linked to cartilage, a stiff connective tissue that is more like plastic than bone. After trauma, the cartilage link may break, and the rib can slip past the rib above it and pinch the nerve under the rib and cause sharp pain. Some links: http://tinyurl.Com/l3apar8 and http://tinyurl.Com/n2hlna8.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wolfe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wolfe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I am not under or over weight. I will make an appt. thank you.
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Thank you very much.But I am never constipated.Could it still be that

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University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1976MD
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