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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cellulitis / allergy: Cellulitis is a skin condition characterized by redness, warmth and swelling often following an injury or bite. Treatment is with prescription oral a ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
How large: This can be many different skin rashes. We need to know the size, is it flat or thickened, is it painful, does it itch etc. Sometimes a black and ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Maybe but not likely. It may need to be looked at if the spot is new.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Without looking at it . Might be a good idea to have it checked out, diagnosed and treated . Your may need referral to a dermatologist .
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Soreness: If there is no recent injury like a sprain to explain your symptoms, it's possible that the problem is tendonitis especially if shoulder motions produ ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Have it seen...: From your description, it is difficult to say exactly what this spot it. A physician can examine the area and either reassure him that it is normal o ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kingsbury
37 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Yes : Yes - one of the side effects to corticosteroid (i.e. Cortisone) injections is lipoatrophy. Lipoatrophy is the medical term for loss of fat under the ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Exam: It may be an infected cyst or a bug bite. If its not better by tomorrow, consider seeing your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this h ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many things: You should have a doctor look at it to diagnose it, it could be many things and it needs to be visualized for proper diagnosis.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
See below: maybe your shirt is tight in the same spot of each sleeve. Hard to say anything else without more info. Good luck.

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