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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tests for allergy!: Scratch tests are used for detecting allergens for a particular patient. When we say that you are allergic to penicillin, we mean that your immune sys ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Allergies: This is done in the office by an allergist with very specially prepared dilute solutions of things that you may be allergic to in order to determine e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bartonella henselae: This is caused by a strain of bacteria that often thrives in the secretions of young kittens.It ends up in lymph nodes where it can cause conspicuous ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial infection: Cat scratch disease is a bacterial uinfection caused by bartonella henselae and b. Clarridgeiae. There are 25, 000 cases annually in the us. It is c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Chambers
38 years experience Dermatology
Cat scratch disease.: Cat scratch disease is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted by a cat scratch or bite. Usually it will resolve with our treatment. The primar ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: The best treatment is whichever treatment your eye doctor feels most comfortable with. Depending on when they trained is the treatment that one will r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Scratch treatment: Most scratches don't require medication. If there is bleeding, your body will make a scab that will close the wound. It depends on what scratched you. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tests for allergies: Allergy scratch tests are used to assess whether or not you are allergic to pollen, mold, pets, dust mites, insects, foods, etc...
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Scratchy dry itching: Skin swelling and scratch is probably neuro dermatitis. Anxiety related. Talk to your dr.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Lubrication: Treatment is based on the depth and size of the damaged area. Sometimes, only lubricating drops are given. Antibiotics may be considered to prevent in ... Read More
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