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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation... Read More

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Dr. Neil Kudler
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Possible: The concern isn't so much that your son has MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus), but that he has a significant skin infection. MRSA has increase... Read More
Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Likely: Community acquired MRSA infection in children often present as "boil."
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Derm eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Rash: It would be rash to try and diagnose this without seeing it. It is not likely to be related to your cold, but anything is possible. If it keeps up you... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Could be hive: Sounds like he may be allergic to the cephalexin.
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Needs examination: It is difficult to comment without seeing a picture of the lump. It could be something simple like a small sweat gland cyst which can get infected onc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Barone
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Could be foliculitis: This is often a hairy area in men but even if it is not hairy, there are hair follicles there. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be s... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Sounds like: Hives---- you might be helped with an antihistamine.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not: It is unlikely that the bumps on your chest are related, as the gallbladder is in the abdomen, and gallbladder problems usually manifest with gastroin... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not an emergency: Doesn't sound like an emergency to me. Cool compresses might help. Find out if there is something that you are ingesting, applying locally, (sun scr... Read More

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