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Is a blocked sebaceous gland on labia dangerous?

Is a blocked sebaceous gland on labia dangerous?

No: It can be uncomfortable at times and embarrassing at times. You should apply very warm (not hot) compresses for 3-4 minutes at a time for about 5 times per day to see if it goes away. If still persistent and symptomatic after 3-4 days of this, then see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Sinus amd gland on jawline swollen, what's wrong?

Sinus amd gland on jawline swollen, what's wrong?

Not sure: Not sure based on provided information. See ENT doc or oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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How can you unclog sebaceous glands on the labia minora?

How can you unclog sebaceous glands on the labia minora?

Sebaceous gland: You may try warm packs or sitz baths but excison is usually the only successful way I have ever treated these. ...Read more

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Can sweat gland bumps on your penis go away?

Can sweat gland bumps on your penis go away?

Here are some ...: All people have never been born equal or same, but all people have an equal opportunity to use whatever come with life by interacting their inside and outside environments. Besides, knowing life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity will help people live a realistic life better. So, your concerned sweat gland bumps will stay with you forever ...Read more

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Does squeezing pores on nose and chin cause brain infection?

Does squeezing pores on nose and chin cause brain infection?

Rarely: Squeezing zits on the nose and upper part of the faces can (rarely) cause bacteria to migrate up to the brain and cause a brain abscess (infection). ...Read more

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How to get rid of blocked sweat glands on the penis ?

How to get rid of blocked sweat glands on the penis ?

Blocked sweat gland?: Possibly blocked sebaceous gland, not sweat. But only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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How to treat sweat gland on my inner thigh?

How to treat sweat gland on my inner thigh?

Must see: You must see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Swollen and tender gland on face with earache?

Swollen and tender gland on face with earache?

Ear pain/gland: This sounds like an infection that has traveled and needs to be assessed by your family MD. You likely require antibiotics along with a firm diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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Could TMJ joint pinch the nerves & blood vessels, preventing sweat glands on chin from secreting sweat and prevent nutrients to chin?

Could TMJ joint pinch the nerves & blood vessels, preventing sweat glands on chin from secreting sweat and prevent nutrients to chin?

Probably not: It is possible to impede nerves and blood flow, but what you are expressing sounds more like a neurologic problem than a TMJ problem. I would recommend you check with your dentist or ENT to have them do a work up and find why you are having the problems you express. It could even be trigeminal neuralgia, but seek competent help to find your answers. ...Read more

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What's the difference between sebaceous glands and sweat glands in the skin?

What's the difference between sebaceous glands and sweat glands in the skin?

Sweat vrs sebaceous: Sweat glands secrete sweat (h20, ammonia, urea, salt) onto skin surface. Function: cooling+ evaporation and removal of wastes sebaceous gland (oil glands) secrete oil onto hair and skin. Function: prevents drying and protects against bacteria. ...Read more

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Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Infection: It appears that you have a substantial infection going on. If the swollen glands are in the neck, they are reacting to the infection on your face, trying to stop it from spreading any further, but you definitely need to see a doctor ASAP to prescribe antibiotics and control this infection. ...Read more

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Sweat glands differ from sebaceous glands?

Sweat glands differ from sebaceous glands?

Yes.: The sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair. Sweat glands are small tubular structures of the skin that produce sweat. They are usually used for cooling purposes. There are two main types of sweat glands: Eccrine and apocrine ...Read more

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Does meibomian gland dysfunction cause a burning sensation on your eyelids?

Yes: Absolutely. There are specific clinical signs we see on exam such as early tear break up time. Please visit an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Have sebum plugs that clog pores on chin, caused by excess testosterone = excess sebum. Appears dry and dehydrated, but not. How to treat it?

Excess?: You're a 22 year old male, this is likely normal. However, younger patients need to dry the skin, whereas older patients tend to need to moisturize. Proactiv is a possible treatment, but you may need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more