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African American Health Clinics
I am african american, I am not on health insurance to see a dermatologist. What are good home remedies to clear up acne and dark spots?
I know of no studies: that suggests pork is bad for African American males. In genera, be sure that the pork is well-cooked. If you are over-weight please take appropriate action w/your doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes: Dark skinned individuals need more sunlight exposure compared to light skinned ones. ...Read more
Yes: In the United States, people of african american decent are at greater risk for problem drinking than the general population. This risk is greatly influenced by your personal situation, however. If you choose to use alcohol responsibly and socialize with others who do the same, you can certainly overcome any excess risk that is just based on ethnicity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brother is african american. P s a 9.2, was 8.5 3 months ago. Negative biopsy for p s a 6. Should biopsy be repeated?
High PSA: Due to the increase in a short period of time I would recommend f/u with the Urologist first to see if biopsy would be appropriate. Also PSA can be increased by a few things: like Recent sexual activity (a few days prior to blood work); Recent Upper Respiratory infection/Cold; Recent Prostate infection as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need the: opinion of an experienced, knowledgable Dermatologist. My brief review suggests that many lasers have been used: CO2 laser, Q-switched ruby laser, and the most mentioned: Q-switched 755 nm alexandrite laser! Other treatments include cryotherapy, dermabrasion, trichloroacetic acid and tretinoin gel (Retin-A) have all been used. You need a Professional! Good wishes:) ...Read more