A 50-year-old male asked about a 29-year-old female:
four doctors say brown dark bumps itchy and burn is atopic eczema behind and inside ears and scalp asian female tan skin,worry skin cancer.thoughts?
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Pathology 44 years experience
Doubt cancer: On location, it may actually be seborrhea. That's easy to manage though not curable. It may be infected / impetigenized whichight explain burning. Read up on this and ask your pharmacist what might be worth trying.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?
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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?
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Ophthalmology 40 years experience
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A 28-year-old member asked:
19 yo cousin takes these: naproxen, levothyroxine, gabapentin, propanolol, & allegra (fexofenadine). She is considering taking st. John's wart as well. Is this safe?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Appears safe: Thre are some relative interactions of two of the drugs already being taken. Naproxen may increase the blood levels of gabapentin. Some caution advised with the use of Naproxen with Propranolol (may decrease the effectiveness of propranolol) but no known probem of st. Johns wort with any of the medications. As wilth all medicatons check first with your pcp, specialist physician or pharmacist.
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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?
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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 ?
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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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