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Just noticed there is absolutely no mark/cutanious swelling on the spot my 1.5 yo daughter took BCG shot a year ago. Should she take another shot?

Just noticed there is absolutely no mark/cutanious swelling on the spot my 1.5 yo daughter took BCG shot a year ago. Should she take another shot?

No: The bcg shot is against tb. There would not be a swelling a year ago. She should not take another shot. But she will be postive if she takes a PPD test so be sure to inform the pediatrician. ...Read more

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Multiple spots found in bladder during scopy. Is it side effect of bcg. What does it indicate?

Multiple spots found in bladder during scopy. Is it side effect of bcg. What does it indicate?

Need Bx results: A histological biopsy would be required to know whether the spots are dangerous or what they are. Ask the dr. Who scoped you to explain the results and if any course of action needs to take place moving forward. Best wishes. ...Read more

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BCG blister becomes itchy red inflammed after many years connection with DLE or SLE? Have had itchy spots in both ears scalp blood and and urine ok

BCG blister becomes itchy red inflammed after many years connection with DLE or SLE? Have had itchy spots in both ears scalp blood and and urine ok

Rash: SLE and DLE may cause rash mostly in the sun exposded areas. Hard to say every itchy spot and blisters are from lupus, skin biopsy will give definitive answer ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back?

Much too vague.: Please be more specific when trying to asking us a question. We will try to help to the extent we can but we must have some clues to help you. ...Read more

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What could this brown spot on my butt be?

What could this brown spot on my butt be?

This is not adequate: Info to assess your lesion. Recommend assessment by dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should I have the spot on my side looked at?

Should I have the spot on my side looked at?

Yes: Recommend a head to toe dermatological exam annually. Any suspicious lesion should be examined. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the causes of white spot and blemishes?

What are the causes of white spot and blemishes?

Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. These factors can trigger or aggravate an existing case of acne, hormones, medications, and a diet with a lot of dairy and carbohydrate-rich foods. You can also prevent new acne breakouts with self-care measures by washing your skin with a gentle cleanser and avoiding touching or picking acne. ...Read more

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How you you spot a diagnosis that is fraudulent or incorrect?

Get another opinion!: This is a bizarre question. Why would anyone make a "fraudulent diagnosis"? One intended to deceive? For what purpose? Can a diagnosis be incorrect? Of course! Health care providers aren't god. Get another opinion, or two, or three, and stop being so suspicious! ...Read more

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What's a mongolian spot?

What's a mongolian spot?

Common in newborns: Mongolian spots are bluish markings on the skin, normally on the lower back, often noted in the newborn period. Mongolian spots are common among darker skinned persons, such as those who are of asian, east indian, and african descent. They can be mistaken for bruises. They often fade with time and are usually gone by late the teen years. They cause no complications and do not need treatment. ...Read more

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How to spot PABA in sunscreen?

How to spot PABA in sunscreen?

PABA in sunscreen: The active ingredient list on the bottle of sunscreen should say PABA (or para-aminobenzoic acid, glyceryl PABA, padimate O and roxadimate) if this chemical is in the product. Due to the frequency of skin sensitivity and concern over long term effects of its use, other alternatives exist, such as zinc oxide. ...Read more

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What are the ways to spot malaria?

What are the ways to spot malaria?

Be Suspicious: 1st, consider possibility- it may save your life. In the usa, leading cause of death in malaria patients is a delay in diagnosis & because no one thought of it. 1, 500 cases arrive in us yearly. World wide, 655, 000 people die/ yearly. Symptoms are flu-like: headache, fever, shaking chills, muscle aches, fatigue are most common. Also: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, no appetite, can't sleep, can occur. ...Read more

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Why is my wifes g spot feel swolen?

Why is my wifes g spot feel swolen?

Cystocele: Unlikely that the 'G spot' is swollen. More likely it is a cystocele which is a prolapse of the bladder or a bulging bladder. ...Read more

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What if you bleed like your cycle on but it just a spot?

What if you bleed like your cycle on but it just a spot?

It depends: If you are sexually active, there is a possibility for pregnancy so get tested. If you aren't, here are possibilities: hormonal imbalance, stress, medication-induced, thyroid disease, etc. If you are taking birth control pills and missed a day or so, you can have spotting too. ...Read more

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How I cleaned spot on my face?

How I cleaned spot on my face?

I'm sorry, Amit: We need more information in order to effectively answer this question you submitted. Please write back or consider a Virtual Consult with a HealthTap expert. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Is the spot on face cancer?

Is the spot on face cancer?

Can not tell: Without seeing the spot. Your pcp can advice. If in doubt biopsy is the only way to confirm cancer ...Read more

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What is the yellow spot on skin?

What is the yellow spot on skin?

See your doctor: Your doctor can help you with a diagnosis. It could be many things if raised or flat or depending on the shape and the actual color. Your doctor is the only one that can tell you in person about a 'spot'. ...Read more

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What causes blood spot in phlegm?

What causes blood spot in phlegm?

Blood in phlegm: The most common origin of blood in phlegm is the nasal cavity including the sinuses. Dry, chaffed mucous membranes can bleed and this drips down the back of the throat and comes up with the phlegm. It can also come from bleeding gums or other sources in the mouth. Infrequently, it might arise from the stomach or lungs. If it persists, increases in frequency, duration or severity have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is snail gel a dark spot remover?

Snail gel cream: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more