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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is not a disease, most people are grossed out by similar things. I am too...

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Specialist treatment: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with depressed scars. Nothing you can do will make them less visible, but a dermatologist or p ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Fangs: Because the evil little ticks sink their fangs as deep as they can into your skin to get to your blood. When the tick is pulled off they tear a tiny ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chappell
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infected cyst?: Sounds like an infected cyst. Speak to your doctor. You may need to see a surgeon to have it drained surgically, and/or removed.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: This may be a leftover sebaceous cyst. Do you recall a very foul odor coming from the boil last time? A sebaceous cyst has a thin shell and a very sme ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Various bugs if itch: Various bugs can leave a tiny, almost invisible, hole in the skin. The bite area should be a bit raised, into a welt. It should be itchy and a little ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor so he/she can evaluate you in person.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See doc: This is an infection which needs drainage depending on area on the body. This may also require oral antibiotics. Do NT self treat this coukd get far w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Boil hole: It will eventually fill in. But some will scar. Show to your Dr.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Almost any can ...: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically ... Read More
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