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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please in-person : Medical attention for this issue.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Depending on the thickness of the scar, silicone sheets or injection of kenalog (triamcinolone) can help thin the scar.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
15 years experience in Infectious Disease
Drainage and hygiene: If your infection is recurrent , an antibacterial wash such as Chlorhexidine can reduce the amount of bacteria on your skin and help prevent further i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, not true: Many people get MRSA skin infections, and do recover with treatment. With resistant staph bacteria (mrsa), the infection takes work to get rid of, req ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
41 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cellulite treatment: I have done many studies regarding cellulite. You may find it helpful to read this article Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 125: 1788, 2010 It has a lot of g ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Cellulite: There is not a great option for removing cellulite. There are treatments that help Exilis, Liposuction, etc. Cellulite is caused by fibrous bands co ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Have to: You have to see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. An infectious disease doctor could help you also.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you are: experiencing recurrent boils - I would encourage medical assessment to determine the cause.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Severity: It depends a subtle early staph can be treated conservatively warm soaks antibiotic ointments but if it get larger, hotter, painful than you will need ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Controlling dandruff: Dandruff (seborrhea) is common. Shampoos with zinc, salicylic acid, selenium, or coal tar are sold in many stores. Nizoral shampoo (contains anti-fung ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience in General Surgery
I don't know: As far as i know there is no way to assure that removal is permanent.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Address cause: This often includes surgical intervention to remove any deformity or boney prominence which is causing corn to form. Occasionally, something as simple ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
See your docotor: There is medication to take care of this. Depending on the severity, your skin doctor, will recommend what is best.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
An abscess: normally requires incision and drainage.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: Ignore everything you read on the internet and that people tell you. Acne is unrelated to hygiene and lifestyle and minimally to diet. If topical benz ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Antibiotics, B.P.: Antibiotics and benzoyl peroxide have yielded consistently excellent results for more than 50 years. A dermatologist will give you prescriptions for ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Consult physician: For medication, both topical and if necessary oral medication.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Acne: multiple creams and medications can be used to get rid of acne, see your doctor for help
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A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Several Things: You can start with a 10% benzoyl peroxide wash, depending on severity, we also use an antibiotic which treats the bacteria which is implicated in acn ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience in Dermatology
Herpes: These can be treated with topical or oral antivirals.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Acne can't be cured but will eventually r ... Read More

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