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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: I assume they tested for that cause it could be that , a + culture would show that , may need to do herpes antibody blood testing.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Heat pack it: It may be still inflamed. Please use heat pack for 3-5 mins 2-3x per day. Please also wash your lashes with baby shampoo. It may take a few weeks o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evalu ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
You can tell by: The decrease in pain and irritation. The bump will likely go away with time.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: The rash will have disappeared.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirror, mirror ..: Mirror, mirror, on the wall, is my vulva the "fairest of them all". A hand held mirror can help you determine if the vulva and labial lips are swollen ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lacrimal obstruction: The eye drains, the lacrimal canals, are probably obstructed in some way. Mostly these are spontaneous in women, but in men are usually due to trauma ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Ultrasound: You would likely need to have an ultrasound done of the testicle to see if there is blood flow into that testicle as well for comparison size of the o ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Time: And a cool compress will likely be all he needs.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Start simple: First start with a pure antihistamine to see if allergy may be playing a role. Zyrtec, Claritin or alavert are otc and worth trying. If after a few da ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Likely a bruise: By your history, you likely have a bruise of the white part of your eye, which is actually a thin semitransparent membrane with blood vessels surround ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Should be obvious: You will see the rash improve.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Lid inflammation: Blepharitis is a condition where the lid margin becomes inflamed and irritated. Many causes, but you know you have it with crusting on the lids, some ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal care: Get into pre natal care and get an ultrasound, there are a million websites using your last menstrual period. If you are confused because the date wa ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyes less red: "pink eye" is the generic term for viral conjunctivitis. It runs a course of 5-10 days depending upon the virus. When your eyes become less red, the ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not cancer: Tumors of the finger/thumb region can be malignant but if it is to be cut when it grows again it must be benign and not of osseous structure. Lesions ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It is depend on pink eye caused by virus, bacteria or allergy, but good hygiene practices and disinfect surfaces should help to avoid recurrences.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal size: Your vagina has the ability to stretch to deliver a baby. Don't worry. Everyone's vagina is similar in size.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What numbing lotion?: Don't ever put any drug in the vagina unless it is specifically intended for vaginal use. The vagina absorbs drugs very rapidly and you should call yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
15 years experience General Practice
Ginger: Herbal remedy is ginger tea. Definite remedy is a visit to your doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know what it: is. Consider seeing your doctor if particularly concerned about it.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Allergic to what?: Can you clarify this info and re-ask your question. Thank you.

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