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A 28-year-old male asked:
bugbite-like growth on scalp for 4 weeks. at first skin color, but now looks red inflamed. symmetrical, clear borders, not bloody.looks like one patch of eczema. black hair, 28 yr male, no family history.
biopsy is pending. what type of skin cancer?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pathology 41 years experience
Skin biopsy: Wait for a biopsy result. It may be treatable reactive condition, not a cancerous.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Bcp use is not associated with any significant incidence of breast cancer regardless of risk factors, however, certain breast cancers can grow in response to estrogen use. It is advised to begin cancer screening 10 years before your mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. This should include yearly physician exam and mammography, ultrasound, and/or mri, depending on age and risk factors.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
What could cause left eye pressure with left ear pain?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 40 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
My 11 month old baby's nose is bleeding and mixed with mucous. what should I do? she is on omnicef (cefdinir) for and ear infection.
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Notify Pediatrician: May try nasal saline solution to clean the nasal passages and make him/ her breath humidified air. Avoid aspirin. Notify the pediatrician office so he/ she be examined. If bleeding is too much take him to the emergency room.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
I've had pink eye for about 2 and half weeks. Went to doc doctor last week, took tobramycin, now still have a red eye. What to do?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Go back to doctor: You need to be re evaluated for persistant pink eye, it may be something more than just infection.It could be an inflammation due to allegy, or underlying iritis, you may need to see an opthalmologist if your doctor feels you should.
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My brother has a pe and a mass on lung with thyroid nodules. Never smoked. He is hospital 5 days INR still 1.1. Cat scan says possiable cancer. How will we know for sure ?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 46 years experience
Biopsy when stable: The current studies suggest that there may be a cancer. The source could be the lung or thyroid. This could also be benign, but with the pe it will need further workup.
After the pe is stabilized a biopsy is the only way to know.
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Last updated Jun 8, 2017
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