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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Probable pilonidal: cysts with abscess formation. May require minor surgical drainage. Antibiotics alone may not be curative. Make sure that your physician sends out a ba ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yeast infection: Sounds like a yeast infection. Go see a doctor to be evaluated.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
?L5-S1 nerve pain: The description of your pain sounds like a fifth lumbar-first sacral nerve root pain. This an area the sciatic nerve innervates. There can be many c ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Powder: Use talcum or corn silk powder. Or any other medicated or men's powder.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
14 years experience Dermatology
Anal Fissures: Best treatment is eliminating the cause which is usually trauma secondary to hard bowel movements. If so try increasing the fiber in your diet and if ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Benzoyl peroxide was: A benzoyl peroxide wash can be spread for short periods of time over large area to decrease bacteria from sweat or heat on body such as trunk or extre ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many causes: May need better hydration, can be a side effect of medication. Would have an otlaryngologist check you. Can drink more water and use a lip balm.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Skin Allergy: Find out what you are allergic too and then avoid it. You can go to an allergist and get skin tested to find out what you are allergic too.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Keep at bay: While you're a male teen, all we can do is keep them controlled. For the long-term, often a systemic antibiotic is best for most men; your physician c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephanie Saxton-daniels
19 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: You should see a dermatologist who could evaluate your skin further and individualize your treatment regimen for acne.
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A member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: During puberty, there is an increase in sebum production in the skin. Sebum and skin debris clog pores and the blockage results in inflammation. Gen ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis treatments: There is no cure for psoriasis, it can only be treated. There are many treatments including: tars (creams and gels) (non-prescription) topical cor ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid very hot: Water and limit use of soap or detergents. Take showers rather than baths. Use a cheap generic moisturizing body lotion if necessary.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Many things: First (and most difficult) is to stop licking them. You may think you are not but you may be very surprised. Often a vaseline type cover will help pro ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
Vaseline: Keep them moist! chapstick or vaseline.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Lip balm: You can use various things, chpsrtick, lip balm veseline etc. Ore important may be why they are chapped. Mouth breathing can do this and there are m ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lip Balm: Chapped lips is caused by the evaporation of moisture which leaves them dry and cracked. This can be caused by cold weather, wind, sun, mouth breathin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Moisturize: Your skin daily.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Work at it: Our skin & our body continues to evolve, age and alter itself. Sun exposure, without a protective barrier, will significantly alter the quality, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: One cannot cure anything unless one knows what is causing it. On the other hand, in many skin conditions , a cure is not possible although they can u ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
No cure, treatable: There is no cure for eczema but atopic conditions such as eczema or asthma can be easily treated with a good regimen, and with steroids with flareups. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
23 years experience Pediatrics
Control Measures: Eczema is an atopic skin reaction caused by your own immune system. It is not cured, but controlled. Control measures include avoidance of skin alle ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and work ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience Dentistry
Two phase lip care: Chapped lips untreated can lead to scarring. Moisture is needed in the lips to prevent drying from wind and sun. Severe chapping is usually caused by ... Read More
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