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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am not sure what: You are referring to? Hives? There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Stress bumps: Stress bumps are due to histamine release and are also known as urticaria. First you need to make sure that there is no other cause of the bumps (i.E ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
OK, but depends...: What you have may be just the common occurrence of sebaceous cysts. If so, leave them alone if there is no infection or discomfort. However, if you're ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on what kind of stress you're talking about, and how you're responding. With some kinds of stress, it's best to go directly to a psycholog ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Re-submit: Please alter your question as I am certain that what you request is important. I am uncertain as to what you are asking about.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
No real cure: Although there is no real cure, proper moisturizing, topical steroids (triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, etc) and avoiding offending chemicals (alcohol-c ... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
17 years experience Family Medicine
Moisturizer : You are not likely to ever "get rid" of eczema. However, daiy and intensive moisturizing may help to keep it at bay. If this doesn't work. See your do ... Read More
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A female 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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience 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
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
SSee: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Forget all the pop wisdom. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, prescription-strength rx from your physician can. Acne is a se ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
PMD or dermatologist: There are many different prescription creams for acne. If your acne is severe you may need an oral antibiotic. Both types of medication will take seve ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light f ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Do you mean ACNE? Or something else? Where? How severe? A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try BENZOYL PEROXIDE. Use a small amount once ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience Pediatrics
Soaks and creams: Cool water soaks, ointments, steroid creams and possible further allergy eveluation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Penile papules: Laser treatment is the only effective method of removal for pearly penile papules. Any website that says otherwise is providing false information. It ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Koppel
27 years experience Podiatry
Debridement: Callouses are caused by pressure. Trimming the callous with a pumice stone, ped-egg or having someone scrape the callous with a scalpel can help. S ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Anderson
20 years experience Psychiatry
Stress treatment: There are lots of good ways - healthy diet, light-moderate exercise, yoga, prayer or meditation, distraction with non-stressful activities, resolving ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Many many ways: While it's impossible to live completely anxiety-free, there are many ways to decrease it. Physical: exercise, yoga, breathing exercises, biofeedback ... Read More
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