A 27-year-old male asked:
these dark marks on my face mabe there from the sun or weight gain i want them gone i've been useing a bleaching cream with hydroquinone 2.0 2mths noth
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Dermatology 36 years experience
Melasma: Use a broad-spectrum sun block every single day of the year to prevent any ray of sunlight from getting to your face. Melasma is caused by excessive pigment production triggered by ultraviolet light. The hypersensitivity can be due to hormones, such as being pregnant or taking birth control pills. Thyroid disease can also cause this problem. See your doctor.
5.7k viewsReviewed Jun 15, 2019
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. S: Use sun screen consistently. 2-3 months may not be sufficient time to resolve the matter.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Ive heard that adding vitamins a and d to diet during pregnancy may help control skin itchiness and rashes. Is this true? How much should I take?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
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A 36-year-old member asked:
How can I prevent my infant from getting chronic ear infections that run in the family?
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Can an ocular melanoma tumor be surgically removed without radiation therapy or removing my eye?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 19 years experience
Ask your specialist: That is a very specific question which can't be answered without a lot of information which we can't share in a forum like this. Seek out an institution and physician team with experience in ocular melanoma. Best wishes!
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How can you get pink eye if you don't have a cold or sinus infection?
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Ophthalmology 34 years experience
From someone else: If you yourself are not infected with a cold or upper respiratory infection, then you most likely came into contact with someone or something that was carrying the virus. Once you came into contact with the virus you touched your eye and infected it.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What can be done for head and neck pain from arthritis in the cervical spine?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Sleep Medicine 44 years experience
Neck pain: This needs to be checked to assess the severity if no significant pathology anti inflammatory meds and muscle relaxants may help as will exercise and pt.
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Last updated Jun 23, 2019
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