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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, and depends: Inflammation is the body defense mechanism to harmful stimuli characterized by redness, swelling, pain, and warmness. Mild inflammation does not requ ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: If you have acid reflux, it tends to be a long term problem and often requires long term use of antacids. You may need to see your doctor if it is cau ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually clogged : Pores or ingrown nasal hair.
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Dr. Scotty Bolding
28 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Could be an Allergy: You may have a food allergy or experiencing contact allergy.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Several Steps: - Avoid sun exposure - Do not scratch or pick irritated areas - Apply cool compresses - Try 1% hydrocortisone cream - Seek medical attention if your ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Nothing wrong: if no other findings, mild inflammation is of no concern
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Reaction or Infectio: Inflammation is the body's reaction to something irritating it. The inflammation may be a reaction to trauma (injury) or a reaction to an infection. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
31 years experience Radiology
Possibly: Xray is usually for looking at bone, but swelling in the skin and soft tissues is often seen on an x-ray especially after an injury or even with infec ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Normal reaction: Of course, your gall bladder is going to be inflamed if it is irritated from sludge and you are scheduled to have it taken out. This is no different t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Irritation: from folliculitis or hair follicle inflammation can cause skin color changes: sorry, they will not go away on their own.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
When to see the Doc?: It sure sounds like you need to be examined and treated by your family physician. Any speculation here would just be that; speculation. This sounds l ... Read More

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