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I have black dots in face and neck. Consulted dermatology and her response is, this dot is due to hereditary. Please advise is there way to reduce it?

I have black dots in face and neck. Consulted dermatology and her response is, this dot is due to hereditary. Please advise is there way to reduce it?

Depends what it is: "Black dots" on the face can be various things. They can be moles, freckles, sun damage, black heads, or seborrheic keratoses. Freckles and sun damage can be treated with a laser. Black heads can be treated with acne medication. Seborrheic keratoses can be treated with electrodessication or liquid nitrogen. I would recommend asking a dermatologist about the best treatment options for you. ...Read more

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My head is aching for 6 months every day. Not able to do anything. Consulted a lot of doctors and their medicines don't work. Please help.

Daily headaches : These can be challenging. It can be the medicine that are actually causing the headaches. Consulting a neurologist or an orofacial specialist may provide resolution, hopefully. ...Read more

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My head and neck aren't aligned. My head has a slight tilt and I'm worried it will get worse and lean more than I'm only 26. Who should I consult first?

My head and neck aren't aligned. My head has a slight tilt and I'm worried it will get worse and lean more than I'm only 26. Who should I consult first?

Torticollis: Neck not aligned with head can be due to different causes, as sitting or sleeping in unusual position, poor posture looking at computer screen neck trauma or spine problems or muscle spasm, can also be due to medications side effect.
You should see your doctor to advise you about the right treatment
below is a link to some useful information
http://patient.info/health/torticollis-leaflet ...Read more

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What is the best dr to consult for mole on face? Homeopathy or alopathy?

What is the best dr to consult for mole on face? Homeopathy or alopathy?

Mole on face: If concerned about the looks of a mole on your face, please consult an allopathic dermatologist first to be sure it is, in fact, just a mole. Many homeopaths are not medically licensed, and do not have the same skills examining a mole that a dermatologist would have. Also, homeopathy doesn't remove moles, but can often help the body resolve warts. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my head from long time due to unknown reason, I consult to doctor but problem could not be identified. Any suggestion?

I am having pain in my head from long time due to unknown reason, I consult to doctor but problem could not be identified. Any suggestion?

Common problem: Headaches are a common problem and often no direct cause isidentified. Many of these patients suffer from migraine. You can often be reassured if you have had imaging studies to exclude a serious cause of headaches. It is wise to consult a neurologist who specializes in headache care. ...Read more

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Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

Sharp random pains in/on head and weakness in left arm that comes and goes over the past few months. What could it be? Waiting for a neuro consult...

I'm glad you have a: Neuro consult scheduled; you need to be seen SOON. If you have true weakness in your left arm (this is sometimes difficult to assess), it would be of great concern to me. It suggests there is some compromise of nerve function in the brain either from a mass growing there (benign or malignant), interruption of blood flow, swelling due to inflammation etc. Get consult moved up!! ...Read more

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I am a 24-year-old male. From last year I am getting pain (Pain Like feeling not always pain) in my head on the top. It comes for weeks sometimes days and go away on its own. It was bothering me so I consult a Neurologist online. She asked me to get B12

I am a 24-year-old male. From last year I am getting pain (Pain Like feeling not always pain) in my head on the top. It comes for weeks sometimes days and go away on its own. It was bothering me so I consult a Neurologist online. She asked me to get B12

See neurologist: In person for a more thorough exam please. B 12 is good for nerve health. Make sure you take sublingual, under the tongue, B 12. If you take the kind you swallow you will drastically reduce the benefit. Coconut oil and olive oil are also supportive of nerve and brain function. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best dr to consult for mole on face? Homeopathy or alopathy?

Please recommend the best dr to consult for mole on face? Homeopathy or alopathy?

Dermatologist: An allopathic dermatologist would be the most sensible option here. You want a physician who can quickly determine whether your mole needs removal and/or biopsy. ...Read more

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I have Levator scapula pain prob along with Burnig pain in upper side of head.does these 2 relates each other.to which type of doc I shd consult?

I have Levator scapula pain prob along with Burnig pain in upper side of head.does these 2 relates each other.to which type of doc I shd consult?

Could be related: Muscle groups are connected and pain may be referred. Any dr such as your PCP, Internist, Rheumatologist, or an Orthopedic Dr. would be able to care for this type of issue. ...Read more

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When ever I feel tensed I shake my head I consult a doctor he said its jerk. And preferd to nuerologist.... I was little confused . Please explain?

When ever I feel tensed I shake my head I consult a doctor he said its jerk. And preferd to nuerologist.... I was little confused . Please explain?

Hard to say but...: Hard to say what is going on, but a neurologist is a visit that I would agree with. Could be muscle related, nerve related, both or some other trigger. I would get enough opinions to hopefully give you some answers. ...Read more

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My 12y old son had ischemic strk(left) 10 mths ago with minor symptoms. Today he had Paresthesia in right side head for few secs. Should we consult Doc?

Yes: Those symptoms could be from the stroke or a new or worsening stroke problem. You should check with a doctor who saw him with the prior stroke. A stroke at his age usually has a specific cause. This could include an injury, an unusual shaped blood vessel on the brain or a disease. Ischemic stroke should not be the only diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have freckles all over my face. I consulted doctor. He suggested applying mix of Kojivit gel and Eukroma fow two weeks and visit him after 2 weeks.?

I have freckles all over my face. I consulted doctor. He suggested applying mix of Kojivit gel and Eukroma fow two weeks and visit him after 2 weeks.?

Freckles: There are many products to reduce pigmentation in the skin. You can give those a try. In the meantime, stay out of the sun. Wear sunblock and hats. ...Read more

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I get a head ache every day morning. Shall I consult a doctor?

I get a head ache every day morning. Shall I consult a doctor?

Sleep related: I would evaluate for any sleep problems, such as sleep apnea, or just plain not getting enough sleep. Morning headaches are frequently related. If headaches are awakening you from a sound sleep, i definitely would see a physician. ...Read more

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I have been taking propecia (finasteride) for a week & now my face is slightly swollen. Should I consult my doctor?

I have been taking propecia (finasteride) for a week & now my face is slightly swollen. Should I consult my doctor?

Yes: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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A small lump on my head? This is symptom of cancer? I consult a doctor 3 months ago he said " its movable no need to worry" but iam too much afraid

A small lump on my head? This is symptom of cancer? I consult a doctor 3 months ago he said " its movable no need to worry" but iam too much afraid

Talk to your doctor : Most likely benign like cyst or similar nature. But if you are concerned them talk to your doctor about taking it out. ...Read more

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My head MRI shows I have enlarged perivascular spaces and a cyst in pineal gland should I consult a neurosurgeon?

My head MRI shows I have enlarged perivascular spaces and a cyst in pineal gland should I consult a neurosurgeon?

Not neccessarily : The neurosurgeon will not treat either of those conditions. They are relatively common findings and typically benign. Some surgeons will arrange for a followup MRI to assure that the cyst is not growing, but this is cost ineffective. The vast majority of the cysts are benign and enlarged perivascular spaces has no significance. ...Read more

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I'm having paresthesia in some parts of my head (it feels only at the skin of my head). Mostly it feels above the left ear, should I consult a doctor?

I'm having paresthesia in some parts of my head (it feels only at the skin of my head). Mostly it feels above the left ear, should I consult a doctor?

Yes,it could be neck: Sometimes a pain in the neck, better referred to as a pinched nerve, degenerative disc disease or cervical radiculopathy can cause paresthesias in the head. However, there could be a neurological basis as well and thus you should check with a Neurologist to make sure. ...Read more

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Hi Doc, my son gets blocked nose every night. During the day he will be fine no sign of flu or anything but at night he breathe with his month. We consult now and then with the same problem but it doesn't stop. Every morning his face will be an m?

Hi Doc, my son gets blocked nose every night. During the day he will be fine no sign of flu or anything but at night he breathe with his month. We consult now and then with the same problem but it doesn't stop. Every morning his face will be an m?

Nasal allergy?: It is impossible to see for sure what may be the cause but I suspect that allergy likely places a role. If you have access to nasal steroid spray, give this a try. I presume that you don't have access to an allergist and your family doctor has not been able to offer any help. ...Read more

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Dandruff or fungus on the head? Sick of every day hi, i have lots of white patched on my heard, if I shake my hair it falls from the head. When I consulted a doctor when I was in india he gave me these medicines 1) a lotion to put on the head during th

Dandruff or fungus on the head? Sick of every day hi, i have lots of white patched on my heard, if I shake my hair it falls from the head. When I consulted a doctor when I was in india he gave me these medicines 1) a lotion to put on the head during th

It : It is certainly possible that you have either seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis of the scalp. There are many treatment options including topical lotions, gels, foams, and shampoos. Other options include oil treatments, steroid injections, oral medications, even systemic injectable medications for the most severe cases. I would consult your local dermatologist for more treatment options. ...Read more