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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your physician: There are many and various lesions which could match your description. I can appreciate your concerned, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment m ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
I'm guessing...: The smart money, though, is on shingles since it is localized and very itchy, but there are many other possibilities. Acne seldom itches or pops up he ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: this without an in[person evaluation.
A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to say: But having 4 episodes of shingles in a year points to potential immune impairment. Suggest that you get evaluated for this condition (including lympho ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
No.: We have lots of ways of controlling it (which vary with the type of eczema), but there is no cure...Yet.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
No: Although atopic dermatitis tends to clear in nearly 75% of patients by their 20's there is no cure since this is an inherited condition affecting 15-2 ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Not likely: Eczema is not common on a penis. More likely it would be seborrheic dermatitis, yeast infection or tinea-fungal infection. To cover the most likely ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Most of the time: Yes and many times when the rash is not so clear, the eyes of the experienced dermatologist can see the rash.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Eczema is the most common dermatoses in pregnancy, accounting for between a third and a half of all cases. Only 20-40% of patients are estimated to ha ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
No: Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a hereditary condition, much like asthma or hay fever. Most grow out of eczema by 10-11 years old. It is estimated ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Moisturize: Dry, light colored, scaly patches or pityriasis alba is a milder presentation of eczema. Both are primarily a dry skin problem. Basic treatment is t ... Read More

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