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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Scalp rash: Rashes are tough to diagnose over the computer if not impossible. You need to get the official diagnosis with a clinical exam and then the appropriat ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Couple: Podiatrist, dermatologist, family doctor.
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Several options: Primary care physician, dermatologist, podiatrist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Biopsy: Biopsy of the lesion can differentiate whether it is a cancer or fungal infection.
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
You can not: Go to your doctor he will examine, order tests including biopsy then he will tell it is fungal infection or cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: It is not practical to provide a short, meaningful answer to your question. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Rashes need a visual exam to be able to give accurate medical advice.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Either possible: But this depends upon what you are classifying as "pimples". Acne may be enhanced by bacteria that are not necessarily causative. Some fungi can pres ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can try tea tree oil, vick's vapo rub or duct tape. These are easy to buy over the counter.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The skin: is an effective barrier in most cases. Body openings/orifices have various physiological adaptations to prevent infection. The immune system, with it ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more info : You did not specify where the infection is located, but in general i would recommend topical over the counter meds like lotrimin (clotrimazole) for th ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
In person treatment: Is required by a qualified dentist or other health care professional. A medical and dental history and one-on-one examination is required for a defini ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Consider ...: A formal HealthTap Prime consultation or an in person evaluation. The reason I mention this, is that it's a bit unclear what your description actuall ... Read More

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