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"Live" appointments: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and help you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES folder. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME is by subscription, but there is a generous promotion going on this month (Sept. 2014). Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see patients' images or photos. ...Read more
Does cutis verticus gyrata get worse? I can upload a photo if needed, but starting to worry myself
Depends: age 30+ and worried... probalby not the congenital type ? Several conditions can cause it secondary to the skin being infiltrated with something: Tumor Skin proteins (thyroid disease). these would seem to get worse without treatment and to need treatment ! Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,especially dermatologic conditions ...Read more
Yes: The healthtap system does allow you to upload a photo. ...Read more
Is it true that someone can have pubis shearing for years and have no pain? Is it possible they never knew they had it?
Pubis shearing: My impression was that pubis shearing or symphysis pubis dysfunction caused some type of pain. It's been reported that some people may have clicking or popping sounds, but calling it a "dysfunction" implies there's a manifestation of symptoms that affect the person in some way. Maybe a do could weigh in because pubis shearing is an osteopathic term. ...Read more
PUVA (Psoralen+UVA): Photochemotherapy/phototherapy generally refers to puva therapy using psoralen (taken by mouth) and then later "tanning" to ultraviolet a light (uv-a) to treat various skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, cutaneous t-cell lymphoma and skin manifestations of graft-versus-host disease. The psoralen makes the offending cells in the skin sensitive to damage from ultraviolet a. ...Read more
Can I really be allergic to all these foods?! Have photo of the results under Files. Should I stay away? Can someone explain these results to me
Food Allergies: There are different sort of immune responses to food. Some of them are not considered an allergy. IgE tests are allergic. IgG are a delayed immune response and not really an allergy. The IgG response are not. That is the simplified version. I'd be happy to do a consultation with you. ...Read more
Sir may i send you a photo of my body through this web..if yes please guide me how i can send the photo?
"Live" appointments: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and help you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES folder. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME is by subscription (and sometimes there a promotional offer, so click on "live consult" to see). Doctors answering the regular, free questions are UNABLE to see patients' images or photos. ...Read more
Photodermatitis: Photodermatitis is a number of conditions that can happen on the skin after exposure to light. Mostly uva or uvb, but also visible light. The rash is most commonly seen on sun exposed areas (nose, cheeks, lower lip, outer forearms, v of chest etc), but severe photodermatitis can involve the entire skin. Rash can be varied from red papules to hives, brown patches, even discoid lupus. Many causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer