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Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Angular cheilitis?: Angular cheilitis is the most likely cause of your symptoms, but of course there are many other possibilities that include bacterial and viral infecti ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Spread: The wound could get larger and if its still not treated, iT could wind up in the blood causing a bacteremia
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Bacterial vaginosis causes a white foamy discharge and smells like ammonia. It doesn't cause white bumps. Best wishes!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever blisters: These sound like 'fever blisters' or an oral herpes infection (HSV-1). Not sure if you have a new partner or have been kissing someone new? Most likel ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Little or no risk: After recovery from a respiratory virus, the infected person generally is immune to new infection with that particular strain. Probably no risk at all ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Pigmented lesion: This could be due to several things-- a vascular lesion, or a melanocytic (nevus-like) lesion. Given the small size and smooth surface, it is unlikely ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mouth Infections: The mouth is vascular and therefore infection is not usual. If you have a bacterial infection i would not treat it by waiting to see. The infection c ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't say: A lump could have a number of causes. Without visualization it would be hard to tell.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Anywhere you scratch: You can get a bacterial infection anywhere you scratch, which includes the scalp. Kids pick up a collection of various germs on their hands and under ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
= STD: Yes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, similar are bacterial infections that can be transmitted via oral sex. Know your partner!
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