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Holes In Skin
Is there a disorder that causes you to be grossed out of holes in skin or skin patterns? Ex. Lotus pods gross me out
No: It is not a disease, most people are grossed out by similar things. I am too... ...Read more
Specialist treatment: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with depressed scars. Nothing you can do will make them less visible, but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, filler, or microsurgery can do this. Manage any active disease with your physician's help. Several hollywood leads kept their scars for the tough guy look. It's your choice. ...Read more
Ingrown hair in the bikini line area that keeps coming back. And sometimes leaves an open deep hole in skin. 1/16 diameter oozes from time.
Had boil on right Breast a year ago. It popped and I got it all cleaned up so it could heal. Still a hole in skin tho. No pain, no discharge. Help!!
Sebaceous cyst: This may be a leftover sebaceous cyst. Do you recall a very foul odor coming from the boil last time? A sebaceous cyst has a thin shell and a very smelly cottage cheesy filling? They get infected and rupture, but if the shell is not completely removed the cyst can recur and it leaves a little pit in the skin ...Read more
My vagina hole and skin around it has been burning, red and irritated since I had unprotected sex 6 months ago. I have NO std. What could be wrong??
Yeast infection?: This sounds typical for vulvovaginal candidiasis, i.e. vaginal yeast infection. Probably nohting to do with the sex 6 months earlier, just a coincidence; yeast isn't an STD. Best to see doctor for professional diagnosis and treatment. But could first try an OTC yeast treatment. Select a product with active ingredient ending in "azole" (miconazole, clotrimazole, etc). For sure see doc if no better. ...Read more
Almost any can ...: There are classic insect bites that leave a hole--the mosquito & the tick, for example. Truly any bug with a "proboscis" or snout that is genetically designed by nature to drill or puncture a hole into our skin for a nice blood meal from beneath our outer epidermis. Several varieties of spiders may leave "holes" as well. So, best use your insect repellent (something with deet usually works best!). ...Read more