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I have pointed ears (see in picture) is it fixable and how much??

I have pointed ears (see in picture) is it fixable and how much??

Ears: Don't get a full view view of your ears with the photo. As an auricular acupuncturist - I deal with ears a lot. There is so much variation in people's external ears. I would encourage you to learn to love yourself and to appreciate your uniqueness. Although different types of ear plastic surgery are done, I would be very doubtful that this would be covered by Britain's Universal Health care. > ...Read more

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Hi there. My daughter has a rash that started around here ears and neck and seems to be spreading. I can attach a picture. First time using this seric?

Hi there. My daughter has a rash that started around here ears and neck and seems to be spreading. I can attach a picture. First time using this seric?

Try our other forum: You posted on HealthTap's free, public, informational forum where neither medical care nor prescriptions are given. Try HealthTap PRIME, where doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop, in private consultations. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. In the US, Prime and Concierge are our premium services. ...Read more

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Hello. I have for several years been buzzing in the ear. I recently did an MRI. Pictures did not show anything.

Hello. I have for several years been buzzing in the ear. I recently did an MRI. Pictures did not show anything.

That's good!: Yevgeny, you have something called Tinnitus. Be glad your MRI shows nothing, so it is almost certainly not a brain tumor. You might want to see an otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose Throat specialist) though to get other ideas and see if anything can be done and to follow you if it should get worse. Many people have this for life though. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have 3 lumps on my ear and have been getting babeadaches, ringing in the ear the biggest lump is soft and a whitish colour, pictures in my notes?

I have 3 lumps on my ear and have been getting babeadaches, ringing in the ear the biggest lump is soft and a whitish colour, pictures in my notes?

Ear lumps?: I could not find the pictures you referred to. Send them to my email at jtmcmahan@nwnasalsinus. Com an ENT doc could easily diagnose and treat your issue. Seek out one who treats lots of ear issues - an otologist sub-specializes in ears. ...Read more

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The cartilage on the inside of my left ear hurts. It is right above my ear drum, looks more red and noticeable bump, hurts when touching it? Took a pic

The cartilage on the inside of my left ear hurts. It is right above my ear drum, looks more red and noticeable bump, hurts when touching it? Took a pic

Picture?: It is impossible to say without certainty without seeing the image. May be a pimple or a small boil. Avoid picking at the bump, keep the area clean, consider topical antibiotic ointment AND if it is increasing in size or has new symptoms have it seen by a physician. ...Read more

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My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

My 3 weeks boy is getting small red spots on fore head, under eyes, arm, ear, etc. I can send pictures, please suggest.

Skin lesions: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Photographs can not be uploaded to Healthtap Basic (only to HealthTap Prime and Concierge). As you son is 3 weeks old - I would consult with his pediatrician. Take care. ...Read more

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How can you tell between seborrheic dermatitis and eczema? Pictures online make me believe it's one or the other. Effected - r. eyelid/r. behind ear.

How can you tell between seborrheic dermatitis and eczema? Pictures online make me believe it's one or the other. Effected - r. eyelid/r. behind ear.

The two: Disease are "similar": but have very DIFFERENT causes and LOCATIONS all of which allow the trained DERMATOLOGIST to distinguish the two. The "appearance" "ONLINE" is NOT helpful in making that diagnosis!!!!
Ask your PCP for a referral!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My 11 week old baby has a small bulge from the back of her head. Is this a reason for concern? I have attached a picture.

My 11 week old baby has a small bulge from the back of her head. Is this a reason for concern? I have attached a picture.

Maybe/maybe not: This is the public HT site where any question or answer can be viewed by anyone with access. It is designed to provide general medical information by answering basic questions. We have no ability to see/review/comment on anything you upload into any part of the site. The sister site, HT prime has some of these features if you sign up and find a doc willing to take your case. ...Read more

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Right breast has a spot tht is black in the missdle red surrounding. Looks shiny is this just a black head? Picture on profile if need to see.

Right breast has a spot tht is black in the missdle red surrounding. Looks shiny is this just a black head? Picture on profile if need to see.

Get checked out: Hard to see. You need to be examined by a doctor. Could be a wart, could be skin cancer. I would recommend seeing your local general doctor first. ...Read more

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I have a nearly invisible light brown blotch on penis head. 2mm by 2mm im white 19 and circumcised. Post e mail for picture to get better idea. Thnx?

I have a nearly invisible light brown blotch on penis head. 2mm by 2mm im white 19 and circumcised. Post e mail for picture to get better idea. Thnx?

May Not Be Serious: It may simply be a dry patch. The head of the penis is mucosal skin (like inside the mouth) and once you are circumcised, the skin attempts to "toughen up." it may also be the start of a flat genital wart. It would be best to have it checked out, but it is not an emergency. ...Read more

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I have ingrown hairs all over my bald head and my buttocks, how do I get rid off it, can I send a picture?

I have ingrown hairs all over my bald head and my buttocks, how do I get rid off it, can I send a picture?

Get consult: There are numerous possibilities of what these are, why they started and how to treat. Many questions need asking and seeing this is important. I recommend getting a consult from your doctor or a virtual consult from Health Tap. ...Read more

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I've Shortness of breath hardly and I taken picture of my liver& my head. My doctor said its just allergy. I concern about it I think its bigger problem?

I've Shortness of breath hardly and I taken picture of my liver& my head. My doctor said its just allergy. I concern about it I think its bigger problem?

Consultation: It sounds like you have a complex set of issues & have already had some evaluation. For personal attention to a medical concern, consider a second opinion consult with a doctor on HealthTap. The "inbox consult" allows you to message back and forth like email, and is good when a lot of information needs to be exchanged (like prior test reports, etc.) Heart or lung issues can cause your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have little red dots at the base of tge head of penis I have pics jyst don't know how to put them on here?

I have little red dots at the base of tge head of penis I have pics jyst don't know how to put them on here?

Here are some. ..: What you saw at the base of glans penis may represents the presence of so-called pearly penile papillose - PPP, which are considered as normal variant and harmless with no need for active intervention. To verify such, a direct look at them is still the most reliable way to do although a good photo may help. So, see urologist timely for confirmation. ...Read more

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When I get reminded of my rape, I get these pictures in my head of that night. It frightens me and makes me extremely anxious. Is that a flashback?

When I get reminded of my rape, I get these pictures in my head of that night. It frightens me and makes me extremely anxious. Is that a flashback?

Basically: It sounds like you're having intrusive memories of the event, which is more or less what people mean when they refer to "flashbacks." These can vary in severity from unwanted thoughts of the traumatic event, to intrusive memories and images, to a person feeling like they are back in the time when it was happening. ...Read more

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Hello. 36m. 2 weeks ago noticed reddish purplish marks on the right side of my penis head. Not herpes but don't know what it is. Have pic

Hello. 36m. 2 weeks ago noticed reddish purplish marks on the right side of my penis head. Not herpes but don't know what it is. Have pic

If you need to: Upload a pic, you will have to do a Virtual Consult with one of our HealthTap doctors. Direct medical care and uploading of pics can't be done through this Q & A portion of Health Tap. I encourage you to take advantage of this service. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Red tash down below clinic said mollusc im but does not look like any pictures and no white head in middles also severely dry skin is is something els?

Red tash down below clinic said mollusc im but does not look like any pictures and no white head in middles also severely dry skin is is something els?

This is what: Molluscum looks like in a non-genital area, but it can look different in the vaginal area. If you're not convinced that's what it is, I would recommend that you go to a dermatologist or your regular doctor for another opiinion. ...Read more

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Suffering from double vision, image on top of image, seems to occur after extreme physical exertion, what's going on? Was in a car accident 3 yrs ago and suffered a head injury to the left side of my head. When I had my first few episodes since the accide

Suffering from double vision, image on top of image, seems to occur after extreme physical exertion, what's going on? Was in a car accident 3 yrs ago and suffered a head injury to the left side of my head. When I had my first few episodes since the accide

Double vision: Many conditions can cause double vision, some of them can be related to a car accident. A bad injury can affect one of the nerves that controls vertical eye movement. This is common after an orbital bone fracture. There are also some medical conditions that cause double vision. Some of these are neurological, some are related to high blood pressure or diabetes. Hard to make a diagnosis here. ...Read more

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My bf send me a pic of his penis and the head of it was scalefee and white and looked bruise up to me. Is that any sign of sickness?

My bf send me a pic of his penis and the head of it was scalefee and white and looked bruise up to me. Is that any sign of sickness?

Confusing question.: Your description is very confusing. I don't know what you mean by scalefee. White and bruise could mean anything. How about a consult on HealthTap box consult where everything things are very confidential and that way you can forward the picture for a doctor to see. It could be useful for a better opinion. ...Read more

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I have there pics on my phone of a CT head how do I send them and let some one see them and let me no it isn't nothing going on in my head?

I have there pics on my phone of a CT head how do I send them and let some one see them and let me no it isn't nothing going on in my head?

Difficult: The images will be pretty poor after taking a picture of a picture. The best way is to get them in the intended dicom format. Otherwise, it would just be guessing. ...Read more

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When is the contrast needed in a head mri? If I prefer to skip it, will this be a good enough image to rule out brain legions for balance issues?

When is the contrast needed in a head mri? If I prefer to skip it, will this be a good enough image to rule out brain legions for balance issues?

Increase sensitivity: Contrast gives more information and increases the yield of the MRI scan. It will light up areas where the "blood brain barrier" has been disrupted- such as in infection, inflammation and certain types of tumors. ...Read more

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I recently had some weird red spots on my penis head like dry scabs and just there. I looked up herpes pictures and it looks nothing to what I have.

Penile lesions: Herpes usually presents with vesicular rash commonly referred as blisters. Those are usually painful and the skin they crop on is somewhat red. Dry lesions are not herpes but need to be looked at to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will a small permanent retainer (2 front teeth) interfere with a head MRI image?

Will a small permanent retainer (2 front teeth) interfere with a head MRI image?

Doubtful: Many adults who have mris have dental restorations with metals in them. They are not removed during imaging as it is for soft tissues. ...Read more

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See my pic one jaw heavy n tilt cause asymmetry and uncomfortng itching feelng on less heavy part furcher cause head ache, heavy jaw also pops (tmj)?

See my pic one jaw heavy n tilt cause asymmetry and uncomfortng itching feelng on less heavy part furcher cause head ache, heavy jaw also pops (tmj)?

Probably infection: Appears likely to be an infected tooth/teeth. Hard to say without x-rays and exam. Should see a dentist asap. If jaw pops, probably also have a tmj/tmd issue. Be sure to discuss with the dentist when you are seen for the potential infection. ...Read more

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22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?

22 yr. Old male, with a red, swollen bump under his R eye. Appeared 2 days ago. It is not itchy nor painful. Somewhat hard at the head. Can send a pic?

Sty?: This could be a sty or a chalazion. Consult me or another local doc on HealthTap Concierge and I would be happy to help. In the mean time, try placing a warm wet compress (wash cloth) over the area to encourage it to open and drain. ...Read more

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Is image guided sinus surgery like having another CT scan of head/sinuses? Should one worry about commulative radiological exposure?

Is image guided sinus surgery like having another CT scan of head/sinuses? Should one worry about commulative radiological exposure?

Yes and no: Image guided sinus surgery allows your surgeon to more accurately identify where they are working in an effort to reduce the chance of surgical injury and to assure that the sinus issues you suffer from are treated as effectively as possible. This does require additional radiation exposure for the scans, something that one should keep to a minimum. For many, benefits outweigh the risk. ...Read more

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New sex partner 2 weeks. Recent fever & chills. Next day abscess with white head on vaginal lip. 2 more showed up. Pic to doc said didn't look like he?

New sex partner 2 weeks. Recent fever & chills. Next day abscess with white head on vaginal lip. 2 more showed up. Pic to doc said didn't look like he?

Abscess=fever, chills: If you have an abscess, that would likely cause fever, chills and vaginal mucosal changes. You need to see your GYN for eval and treatment. ...Read more

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How to stop ringing ears?

How to stop ringing ears?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more