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A 47-year-old member asked:

what do you suggest if my father is on dialysis. his arm is always itching, does anyone know why?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Uremia: One of the most common and bothersone complaints in uremia is pruritis. Discuss with his Dr. as there may be specific issues going on that can be found and helped.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What might cause itching in bewtween my legs and buttocks?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Dermatitis: You probably have seborrheic dermatitis. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Why do I have acne if parents did not have acne?

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Dr. Moises Perez
Pharmacology 18 years experience
That's nature : Many factors, age, diet, stress, environment, etc. In addition, genetically speaking, although similar, you are not identical to your parents dna. In addition your age by itself, and higher levels of hormones may also have an effect on acne.
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How long does pain stay in your arm after pneumonia shot?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Injection site pain: Usually lasts only a day or two for most people. Using the arm may reduce soreness. If arm swells significantly or becomes red & hot & pain worsens, contact your doc.
A 27-year-old male asked:

My son has a bruise on his arm that has a lump the size of a pea in it should I be worried?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: The lump can be do to the trauma that caused the bruise. I would not be concerned, unless your son starts developing bruises without trauma.
A 35-year-old member asked:

If my parents have a and o positive blood types. Is it possible for me to be ab negative?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
NO: You can only be a+ or o+.
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
Pathology 23 years experience
If parents are A+ and B+ children can be A+,A-,B+,B-. You should confirm your blood type and your parents too to clarify the situation.
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Juan Merayo-Rodriguez
Pathology 23 years experience
Disregard my previous comment, I meant to write: If parents are A+ and O+, children may be A+,A-,O+,O-.
Dec 16, 2012

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