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crusty growth on skin

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Benign crust: The eyes need to be seen by your doc to be definitive, but the most likely cause is either eczema or seborrhea. Either way it is not worth treating u ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not in an adult: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: Extreme malnutrition is the most common cause of growth retardation worldwide. When a child becomes malnourished, specially within the first 2 years o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Chronic skin lesion: Suggest see Dermatologist for excisional biopsy to determine cause.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CULTURE RESULTS?: CULTURE OF WHAT? WHAT WERE THEY LOOKING FOR? CHECK WITH THE DOCTOR WHO ORDERED THIS . . .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Casey
43 years experience Neurosurgery
No: While a severe brain injury in youth can affect the hormones responsible for a variety of functions, including growth, this would be less common with ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Moles, warts, etc: Skin growths include warts, moles, skin tags, tumors, or anything extra on top of the skin. Depending on the diagnosis is how to treat it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, I haven't heard: That one.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Aoki
Dr. Jon Aoki answered
41 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Avoid tanning: Skin pigmentation is accelerated by uv light. Avoid the sun when possible and use potent sunblock if you must be in the sun.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possibly: Few lesions growing on the side of the head are benign. Most are cutaneous in origin and represent basal cell Ca, squamous Ca and melanoma. Some unu ... Read More

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