A 24-year-old female asked:
got ppd allergy it became a blister but it dried off after a week of using aloevera and hydrocortisone cream before that on it. it was itchy so i peeled off the scaly dead skin... how to treat the raw skin under?
btw i got it from black henna tattoo
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Pathology 49 years experience
Antibiotic ointment: If the area is raw, you may apply an antibiotic ointment like Neosporin, available over the counter.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
How can I alleviate allergy symptoms (watery eyes, runny nose, clogged ears, sneezing)?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Allergy meds: There are many good over the counter allergy medications. If the problem is year round, seeing someone who does provocation/neutralization allergy testing could help the symptoms right away.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
It started with swollen glands, fatigue , oral thrush, . had CT of head and neck, chest. Now have enlarged thyroid and choking sensation.?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Labs: I'm not seeing lab results, sounds like much of this can be explained by thyroid disorder, but need labwork to evaluate for this, auto-immunue, and other issues, be sure to follow up with your doctor closely until issues are explained and resolved.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
The right side of my head is in pain. Under my eyes, my jaw my ear and it feels like I have a tooth ache. Is this likely to be a sinus infection?
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Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Probably: Assuming you are otherwise healthy, the answer is probably, especially if you have had a recent cold, and/or plane travel. Call your doc. Rx may include something to open nasal passages, something to thin out mucus, something to kill germs.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
How do I get rid of my sore throat, cough, pain when swallowing food, and ear ache?
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Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Sounds like a virus: Time, rest, fluids, and patience will generally resolve thtese symptoms. If they persist, then it might be worth a visit to your doctor, but these are both incredibly common and entirely self-limited. Treat pain with Acetaminophen or motrin, and try some warm tea for soothing your sore thorat.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Obese, high bp, age 32/female. Achy calves in am, itchy near ankles. Oa: hip, knee, foot, ankle. Explain daytime fatigue? Sleep study toss & turn/apnea.
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Endocrinology 67 years experience
Sleep apnea: Daytime fatigue is a very common problem associated with multiple medical problems. The p[roblem becomes "the chicken or the egg"
sleep apnea causes obesity, Insulin resistance, hypogonadism, as well as hypertension.
You should focus on sleep hygeine first and get a 2 step sleep study. The other medical conditions cannot be controlled with untreated sleep apnea.
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