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Hi I've a few raised freckles on my body should I be worried?

Hi I've a few raised freckles on my body should I be worried?

Pigmented Lesions: The american academy of dermatology recommends a full-body skin examination for adults as part of a routine annual health exam. It is important to have any new, changing, bleeding mole or growth examined by your physician or dermatologist as soon as possible. Skin cancers are curable if diagnosed and treated at an early stage. ...Read more

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What changes should you notice in your body when dopamine levels are raised?

What changes should you notice in your body when dopamine levels are raised?

Complex.: Dopamine in blood raises heart rate and bp. Dopamine does not cross from blood into brain so there is no brain effect. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter in brain. Elevated Dopamine levels there have complex effects on thought and movement. Parkinson's disease is associated with low Dopamine levels in specific brain areas. Schizophrenia is also associated with brain Dopamine dysregulation. ...Read more

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How do you bring down calcium levels in the body? I was prescribed 50000iu d2 suspect it raised my calcuim. My Dr. Is not being helpful in this matter

How do you bring down calcium levels in the body? I was prescribed 50000iu d2 suspect it raised my calcuim. My Dr. Is not being helpful in this matter

What is the concern?: Suspecting that a normal and commonly used vitamin is causing a medical problem is not the same as having a real medical problem. Why are you assuming your calcium level is rising? Why do you suspect that is a medical problem? Why would you think your body could not manage extra calcium? Do you have renal disease? Bone Disease? ...Read more

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Why am I getting raised bumps on various parts of my body?

Bumps on skin: Without seeing your skin it is impossible to make a correct diagnosis. The bumps could be: from a viral or bacterial infection, a drug reaction, an allergic reaction, a systemic disease, and other possibilities. See your local dermatologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can eating too many oranges cause raised heartbeat or be a reaction to a problem w the body or an organ.?

Can eating too many oranges cause raised heartbeat or be a reaction to a problem w the body or an organ.?

Probably not: Usually one can eat numerous citrus fruits with little ill effect except an acidic stomach unless one is allergic to them. ...Read more

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If I see my breasts everyday how can I tell the difference if it is raised and darkening? I see mybreasts everyday and I can't tell the difference. Helpme understand

If I see my breasts everyday how can I tell the difference if it is raised and darkening? I see mybreasts everyday and I can't tell the difference. Helpme understand

Unsure: The pigmented parts of the body, including the nipples, can change with time. Generally the gradual changes over time are not going to be particularly dramatic or particularly noticeable. When there is a rapid change it will likely be quite noticeable, and would also be most concerning. ...Read more

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Random raised itchy bumps on my body?

Random raised itchy bumps on my body?

Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the blood globulin level raised?

Can you tell me how is the blood globulin level raised?

Multiple globulins: And multiple causes. There a number of different proteins called globulins. The usual ones involved in increasing blood levels of globulins are immunoglobulins and common causes are chronic infections, multiple myeloma, cirrhosis and some auto-immune disorders. ...Read more

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Small hard slightly raised area, hard near inner elbow side closest to body! No pain?

Small hard slightly raised area, hard near inner elbow side closest to body! No pain?

Lesions: It could be a few things: could be a fat mass, a cyst (fluid filled structure usually benign), bony growth. If it doesn't hurt it is unlikely that is an abscess but if it was red and sinful that is one possibility. I usually refer my patients to see surgery in order to have them checked and decide if the lesion needs removal. ...Read more

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Stella has all these little bites or small raised bumps all over her body. They don't seem to itch.?

Stella has all these little bites or small raised bumps all over her body. They don't seem to itch.?

Rash: It sounds like Stella has a childhood exanthem. I have never heard of an arthropod assault resulting in a generalized papular eruption. You need to take Stella to a pediatrician who can ask you some questions and visualize the rash to come up with a diagnosis before treating her. ...Read more

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I've been getting raised bumps sporatically over different areas of my body. The bumps are itchy but only red if I scratch. What is the cause?

I've been getting raised bumps sporatically over different areas of my body. The bumps are itchy but only red if I scratch. What is the cause?

Hives/:Urticaria: This is due to histamine release from cells in the skin. They only do it when a signal goes to these cells from the lower brain that is a computer. By far the commonest cause is a "junk" diet, particularly sugary stuff. You will see this as my answer to many of the questions asked in this forum because dietary mayhem is the cause of so many problems in our culture. ...Read more

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What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

What type of rash is red, slightly raised, dry, all over the body and itches?

Rash all over: Usually a virus infection or a medication reaction. Contact dermatitis related to a detergent or soap is another possibility. ...Read more

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Please tell me how to stop or treat the raised, brown, velvety skin spots caused by diabetes? Thank you

Please tell me how to stop or treat the raised, brown, velvety skin spots caused by diabetes? Thank you

Treat diabetes: The usual treatment for acanthosis nigricans (velvety skin spots) is to treat the underlying disease, that is diabetes and obesity, if the patient is obese. The better the control of blood sugar and the less obesity, the higher the likelihood that the acanthosis will be lessened. There are specific treatments, for which you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have redish dry itchy bumps on body slightly raised on edges some are dime size and some are smaller all of my body about 15 or so spots.?

Rash: It's really difficult to accurately diagnose are rash without seeing it. How long have you had the bumps? Did they start all at once, or did you start with one and have progressively got more? I recommend a visit to your doctor as they may be able to give you a prescription that will help resolve the problem. Good Luck. ...Read more

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1 or 2 raised hives on the body every day (they look like a semi-sphere, red, itchy, and disappeared in 20 minutes) is it serious? About 10 month

1 or 2 raised hives on the body every day (they look like a semi-sphere, red, itchy, and disappeared in 20 minutes) is it serious? About 10 month

Probably not: If the problem is so temporary, it is unlikely to be serious. If it starts to bother you more often or becomes more severe, see your doctor. Another approach would be to take an antihistamine every day to see if it would stop the hives even though I don't really think it is necessary. ...Read more

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I have a rash at least I think its a reash on my inner leg and its raised round and ichy was wondering if any of y'all could tell what to do?

I have a rash at least I think its a reash on my inner leg and its raised round and ichy was wondering if any of y'all could tell what to do?

Itchy round rash: Without seeing your rash, it sounds like a tinea infection of the skin. Circular type is called numular tinea. You may try an anti fungal medication such as lotimin to see if it improves your situation. Please see a physician for an examination. ...Read more

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I think I wanna be a boy but I dunno bc I've been raised to be a girl. But I do know I want to get rid of my girly curves I have pear body shape. How?

I think I wanna be a boy but I dunno bc I've been raised to be a girl. But I do know I want to get rid of my girly curves I have pear body shape. How?

Talk it over: With your parents or your doctor. Ask to be referred to a psychologist with experience in gender dysphoric symptoms. Take your time exploring your feelings and make use of the professional care available to you. You are young and have time to allow your brain to mature and your preference to evolve into a clear decision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to raise one's global functioning assessment score? I was raised in an old italian clan where as the eldest son, I witnessed my first murder only to learn that I would witness more. I was severely sexually abused by my body guard while my p

Is it possible to raise one's global functioning assessment score? I was raised in an old italian clan where as the eldest son, I witnessed my first murder only to learn that I would witness more. I was severely sexually abused by my body guard while my p

Dr: Dr ferraz provided good information. Your global functioning assessment score or gaf is simply a numerical score which estimates how well you are functioning socially, psychologically and occupationally. Our gaf scores fluctuate. For instance, if my pet dies and I am really feeling sad, my gaf may drop. When I am feeling better and functioning at a better level, my gaf score may be higher. It sounds like you have faced a lot of trauma in your life. What is more important than gaf scores, is getting help so that you can feel safe, happy and productive. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I usually have someone try an oral anti-histamine for this problem. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my symptoms are from a dosage increase or from anxiety: depression returning? My dosage of doxepin was only raised 5mg feel like hel

How can I tell if my symptoms are from a dosage increase or from anxiety: depression returning? My dosage of doxepin was only raised 5mg feel like hel

Need more info: I understand you're taking both topical and oral doxepin, reasons for taking and doses not known. You need to rule out side effects of last doxepin dose change, even though a small increase, with prescribing doctor before assuming anxiety is the cause. You may be getting a higher dose of doxepin with topical and oral meds being additive than you realize. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have had these two blue spots on my body for as long as I can remember, one on leg and one on arm. They hurt to the touch and are slightly raised.?

I have had these two blue spots on my body for as long as I can remember, one on leg and one on arm. They hurt to the touch and are slightly raised.?

Pilomatrixoma v nevi: This could be several possible conditions but only a biopsy will determine the definitive diagnosis. See a dermatologist to determine if observation or excision is recommended. ...Read more