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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Burn: Keep it clean and dry and it will gradually heal
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Frostbite : This thermal injury sounds like frostbite to me. I think you need an urgent evaluation at a burn center. This sounds like third or possibly even fourt ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Headache, vomiting : If your son is otherwise well, the swelling will usually diminish within 7 days. Watch for signs of weakness, vision or hearing problems, moderate he ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
May need a recheck: Children often hit their heads. If a child is behaving differently after an injury, he can be evaluated by his pediatrician, or sometimes an emergency ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
28 years experience Ophthalmology
You : You might have a slight infection of the meibomian gland at the base of the eyelids. Since you have had no improvement with hot compress, see your ey ... Read More
Dr. Benjamin Chun
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Stye? blepharitis: Could be couple of things including a stye or blepharitis. Correct identification is required before suggesting a treatment. Please see your eye doc ... Read More
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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Did not help: Ice pack might decrease the inflammation but not the infection. You need to have dermatologist to give you antiviral like Valtrex (valacyclovir) to st ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
37 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Seek medical eval: Spleens don't usually cause pain. If there is enlargement, there is a risk for rupture. I recommend being seen at an urgent care or ER facility to ass ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Heat TMJ: Keep the area warm with moist heat, keep teeth apart and move jaw in all directions gently and most important see your dentist to get a nightguard to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: With these types of symptoms, you need to see your doctor for a personal evaluation to see what's going on.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See a neurologist: There are many types of headaches and many reasons for each type. You should speak to your primary care physician who can refer you to a neurologist. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
No.: Always put something, such as a washcloth between the ice pack and the skin. Don't keep it on longer than about 5 minutes at a time. Tylenol (acetam ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Aftermath: direct skin cold temperature exposure can cause injuries to the skin but unusual to have the described symptoms 2 weeks later. Allergic reaction? con ... Read More
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