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Does acne go away after it present itself in the age of 20? Or redness of skin?

Does acne go away after it present  itself  in the age of 20?  Or redness of skin?

Usually is outgrown: Acne is related to hormones that start to be made at puberty in boys and girls. The hormones stimulate the oil gland, sebaceous gland, to become large and active, to produce alot of oil and often a bad, thick kind of oil, sebum. The first acne are little clogges pores, whiteheads and black heads, buf often the acne gets bigger and inflammed over time. Many people end acne at age 20 but not all. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Does chlamydi spread throughout the body or is it confined to the area of initial infection? (I only have symptoms in my penis) - not throat or anus

Does chlamydi spread throughout the body or is it confined to the area of initial infection? (I only have symptoms in my penis) - not throat or anus

Local: This germ likes to live within specific tissue like those in the surfaces of the internal genital tract. It does not invade your blood and go to the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Can anaphylaxis occur with no swelling or a skin rash, involving only tightening of throat and fallin blood pressure. Can it go unnoticed/go by itself?

Can anaphylaxis occur with no swelling or a skin rash, involving only tightening of throat and fallin blood pressure. Can it go unnoticed/go by itself?

Yes but: Anaphylaxis doesn't always manifest the same way and yes it may resolve spontaneously. Need more details about timing, these and other symptoms. Was your blood pressure measured and what was it? Was throat tightening due to swelling which takes a long time to resolve or muscle spasm which can resolve after minutes? ...Read more

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With tetanus, does the initial jaw and neck spasm/trismus dissappear before there's signs in the rest of the body, or does it worsen/continue?

With tetanus, does the initial jaw and neck spasm/trismus dissappear before there's signs in the rest of the body, or does it worsen/continue?

Normally progresses: The jaw and neck spasms will normally progress and continue through the development of the disease process if it continues to progress overall, especially if treatment is not initiated early. If you have concern of tetanus, please see a physician as soon as possible to avoid further complications. ...Read more

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How often does eczema herpeticum recur? Does it always recur when the eczema comes back? Or does the reactivation of the virus always result in this?

How often does eczema herpeticum recur? Does it always recur when the eczema comes back? Or does the reactivation of the virus always result in this?

Can't predict: A healthy skin barrier is vital as it will protect invasion by common infections - bacteria, fungal, viral. Eczema herpeticum is when the hsv (cold sore) virus invades the skin because of the underlying eczema (causing breaks in this skin barrier). It is a serious condition - get immediate medical help. Control the eczema and avoid anyone with cold sores to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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How long will it be until the extreme hypersensitivity of the head goes away and becomes a normal penis?

How long will it be until the extreme hypersensitivity of the head goes away and becomes a normal penis?

Very unusual ques: pl be little more specific hypersentivety to what and what are the sign and symptoms and age of the patient its good to give more details to the doc ...Read more

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Can skin cancer come and then fade away? Then return again when in the sun. Or is this an age spot?

Can skin cancer come and then fade away?  Then return again when in the sun.  Or is this an age spot?

Yes it can: Melanoma/moles can regress spontaneously and recur. So be sure to consult a dermatologist and get proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a dental condition that could cause swelling under the lip? It will itch for a.second.then swell then go away cracks at corner of mouth to

Is there a dental condition that could cause swelling under the lip? It will itch for a.second.then swell then go away cracks at corner of mouth to

Angular cheilitis: Could be either an impetigo-type skin infection or a yeast infection or both. Try an antibiotic ointment alternating with an antifungal cream like clotrimazole and see your primary care doctor for further treatment. It can also happen from malabsorption or malnutrition. B-complex vitamin supplement and iron may help. Also, avoid lip-licking and moisturize at night with lip balm or vaseline. ...Read more

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Does my risk of Lyme disease increase if the tick head gets stuck in the skin during the removal process?

Does my risk of Lyme disease increase if the tick head gets stuck in the skin during the removal process?

Lyme Disease: Only blacklegged ticks in the highly endemic areas of the northeastern and north central U.S. Are commonly infected. Finally, blacklegged ticks need to be attached for at least 24 hours before they can transmit lyme disease. This is why it's so important to remove them promptly and to check your body daily for ticks if you live in an endemic area. ...Read more

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Usually, does melanoma cause pain in the mole itself or around it?

Usually, does melanoma cause pain in the mole itself or around it?

Melanoma: The first melanoma signs and symptoms often are: 1) a change in an existing mole 2) the development of a new pigmented or unusual-looking growth on your skin melanoma doesn't always begin as a mole. It can also occur on otherwise normal-appearing skin. Melanomas rarely cause any pain. ...Read more

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Do episodes of geographic tongue usually go away eventually or does it persist for the rest of your life?

Do episodes of geographic tongue usually go away eventually or does it persist for the rest of your life?

It varies: This condition varies from area to area on the tongue and also over time. It generally lasts for years and may never go away. It is a benign condition and needs no treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause psoriasis only during the months of may through september? It itches severely when I go out in the heat or sun.

What would cause psoriasis only during the months of may through september? It itches severely when I go out in the heat or sun.

Question diagnosis: Psoriasis usually improves in warm weather and does not intensely itch as a rule. The are several skin conditions that can resemble psoriasis. Get another dermatologic opinion.. ...Read more

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How long can squamous cell cancer of the lower eyelid go untreated before it spreads to lymph glands or the eye itself ?

How long can squamous cell cancer of the lower eyelid go untreated before it spreads to lymph glands or the eye itself ?

Get it treated now: Every day that a cancer is neglected makes it more difficult to treat. If you have pressing business, you may wait a few weeks. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more