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Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There are a wide variety of skin rashes that can be mild to severe. I would strongly recommend that you have your rash evaluated by a dermatologist. If you are unable to see a dermatologist, you may first try your local primary care provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Random rash break outs that come & go after few hours. What type of test/labs would dermatology do to figure out the cause? Would tremor b related?
I have a red painful rash that I only get during flare-ups. Should I see dermatology or rheumatology?
Dermatologexpertise: Dermatologist are the specialty of medicine most attuned and competent in discussing over the counter creams and cosmetics. We are especially qualified to discuss concerning rashes associated with the cosmetics, use of cosmetics for sun screens , use of cosmetics for skin rejuvenation, and for other medicinal purposes. Which cosmetics hide your specific problem discus with a makeup artist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does crawling, itching and tingling sensation over head and body can be related some how to dermatology problem or allergy issue? What kind?
Is hydroquinone products cause cancer? I have hyperpigmentation or age spot on my face. The dermatology gave me hydroquinon 4%.
According : According to my cursory review of google sites, studies in rodents show "some evidence" that hydroxyquinone may act as a carcinogen, although its cancer causing properties have yet to be proved in humans. On one legal website, they claim it has been linked to acute myelogenous leukemia ( it is a break-down product of benzene). It apparently has been banned in the uk and several other countries, but available otc in 2% concentration, and by prescription for 4% in the U.S. It is my impression that there isn't enough solid scientific data in humans to prove cause and effect, but there is some concern over an association of risk. Have your prescribing physician discuss these concerns with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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