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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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My baby is 5 months old and keeps getting red pimples on feet, hands, arms, legs, face that turn to scabs shortly after. What could this be?

My baby is 5 months old and keeps getting red pimples on feet, hands, arms, legs, face that turn to scabs shortly after. What could this be?

Rash: It is so hard to diagnose rashes, without seeing them. Please have your doctor evaluate it. It could be infection, allergies, insect bites. ...Read more

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I don't have a fever but my body feels hot sometimes on my chest, tingling sensation all over and more in hands and feet. I have a raised pimple like rash on forearm?

I don't have a fever but my body feels hot sometimes on my chest, tingling sensation all over and more in hands and feet. I have a raised pimple like  rash on forearm?

Need more info: Rashes and unusual feelings should be monitored closely. Without further history it's hard to determine risks. Have you been outdoors lately? Tick bite? New medications? I would encourage you to get an appointment with a medical professional for a full exam and history. Drink plenty of fluids and rest in the meantime. ...Read more

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I had a pimple blister looking rash on my forearm, no fever but hot and tingling sensation all over my body especially my hands and feet. ?

I had a pimple blister looking rash on my forearm, no fever but hot and tingling sensation all over my body especially my hands and feet. ?

? Bite: This sounds like a bite with a general body reaction. Get checked to get a firm diagnosis and fluids and medications. Also get immunized for tetanus if you are out of date. All the best. ...Read more

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Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples. Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples.
 Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Unlikely: He is at wrong age for HFM. Also, does he have lesions on his palms and soles? You can check on Google for pictures of the rash. You might have oral herpes simplex virus infection. ...Read more

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What can anxiety cause? Can it cause.Muscle spasms .Vision change.Acne and tingling in the hands and feet..Ibs even?

What can anxiety cause? Can it cause.Muscle spasms .Vision change.Acne and tingling in the hands and feet..Ibs even?

Possible: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, distorted vision, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. See your dr. To rule out any underlying medical causes to your symptoms. ...Read more

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Symptoms: abdominal obesity, palpitations, cold hands/feet, irregular periods, adult acne, reactive hypoglycemia, sugar cravings. Hormone issue?

Symptoms: abdominal obesity, palpitations, cold hands/feet, irregular periods, adult acne, reactive hypoglycemia, sugar cravings. Hormone issue?

I'll bet so: You need to be under the care of a competent physician who can manage the complex of hyperandrogenism, obesity, Insulin resistance, menstrual problems, and hyperandrogenism that is so common today. Equally important -- forgive me, but you know it's true -- you'll be far happier and healthier if you get back to a lifestyle of intense aerobic exercise. Be brave and get better. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more