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Please advise about diagnostic workup (lab, body exam, etc) for melasma, but specifically in men? Please see my profile before.replying.Thank you.

Please advise about diagnostic workup (lab, body exam, etc) for melasma, but specifically in men? Please see my profile before.replying.Thank you.

None really: i read your profile, you saw that nothing really matter in this condition Regular primary care exam ,consult with a dermatologist and control of BP and general health maintenance will help. Fading cream may be the only thing that work temporarily ...Read more

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When we patients submit questions here what exactly the doctors on healthtap see from information beside the question?What info in my profile do u see

Limited Info: The clinician see a small profile pic, a screen name, a gender symbol, an age and text questions or comments. Below the comment section are tag words and that's about it. ...Read more

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My anus skin looks little pink By almost year,Itch a little and sometimes burns,U can see the picture and my profile pliss tell me what is and what2do?

My anus skin looks little pink By almost year,Itch a little and sometimes burns,U can see the picture and my profile pliss tell me what is and what2do?

Pruritus Ani: The most prevalent anorectal diseases related with pruritus ani are hemorrhoids and anal fissures; others are anal fistulas, abscesses, proctitis, rectal cancer, adenomatous polyps, etc. Skin disorders as etiologic factor are contact dermatitis, lichen planus, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, vitiligo, squamous cell carcinomas, Paget's disease, etc. Infectious causes, medications and food. ...Read more

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I have had severe agitation ever since my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose. I've been clean for a year and none of the meds in my profile work. What do I do?

I have had severe agitation ever since my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) overdose. I've been clean for a year and none of the meds in my profile work. What do I do?

Meds: how long have you been on the brintellix? seroquel (quetiapine)? tough to offer any insights with our knowing you whole history. how are your other meds working and when did you start them? tell me more about your adderall OD. you have complicated polypharmacy and would be best served by getting a second opinion, find another psychiatrist and see if they what they say after full eval. ...Read more

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When you are hypnotised and it works does it stay that way for good or does it go away?

When you are hypnotised and it works does it stay that way for good or does it go away?

Depends: When hypnosis works, it can be long lasting and for others it is the beginning of the changes and needs further work. The positive work that has happened is great and i would let that help you lead a better and healthier life. If you need it again, go back until you feel comfortable again. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a safe herb/alternative medicine to lower cholesterol and has a safe profile?

Can you recommend a safe herb/alternative medicine to lower cholesterol and has a safe profile?

Cholesterol: One of my favorite herbs is red yeast rice extract. Typical dose is 600 mg 4 capsules a day. Quality varies tremendously so i always stick to the cholestene brand. ...Read more

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My lipid profile test , total cholestrol 188 mg/dl, HDL 63 mg/dl, triglycerids 238 mg/dl LDL 78 mg/dl , vldl cholestrol 48 mg/dl is it dangerous ?

My lipid profile test , total cholestrol 188 mg/dl, HDL  63 mg/dl, triglycerids 238 mg/dl  LDL 78 mg/dl , vldl cholestrol 48 mg/dl  is it dangerous ?

High triglycerides: Your triglycerides are high. It should be less than or equal to 150. Please discuss with your doctor whether medication is advised for the triglycerides. In the meantime, increase your exercise level as this can lower triglycerides. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional supplements, have your fillings removed, and generally suck you into a expensive racket. They exude warmth and this is the one thing that may make you feel better. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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