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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Weissman
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Heat rash: Heat rash is caused by the build up of sweat from the glands under the skin. The "treatment" is to (1) avoid heat and sweating as much as possible. Be ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BUMPS ON FACE: COULD BE AN ALLERGY TO THE SUNSCREEN. USE WARM WATER COMPRESSES SEVERAL TIMES A DAY DO NOT PUT ANY CREAMS OR LOTIONS ON FACE. BE PATIENT
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorry: Are you able to expand a bit?
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Keratosis pilaris?: Not sure where the bumps are, but i suspect on your arms? This could be thickened hair follicles. It is a genetically inheritted, common skin disorder ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Vit B2: Riboflavin b2 helps with blister sores. The other product is methionine take 400mg twice daily rebuilds collagen. To relieve pain u can use intenzyme ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I wouln't try it: If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a major ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Sunspots : A dermatologist may use liquid nitrogen to "freeze" away these sunspots or lentigos . It is important to have a dermatologist evaluate the area to ens ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Time: There is no medical or dietary means to lighten a sun tan once it has taken place on your skin. Only time will alter it - the tan will gradually fade ... Read More
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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. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please consult w: A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Time: Time will eventually heal the sun blisters. Soothing creams like aloe can help with discomfort. If they get infected, you may need antibiotic creams ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's just U: It may b ur ur genetics if has always bn there. If a new appearance i need 2 b cn 2 find out why now.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Acne?: If by blemish, you mean pimples: treatments include: topical tretinoin applied to the affected area at bedtime or every other day; Adapalene topical a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person take ... Read More
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamad Chaaban
13 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficult!: It is very difficult to get rid of this problem. Where is y our hyperpigmentation? I can only answer on the face... Is your hyperpigmentation from dia ... Read More

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