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What are the different types of acne lesions?

What are the different types of acne lesions?

Yes: Dermatologists classify acne into three types: comedonal (black and whiteheads), inflammatory(pimples), and cystic (deep acne cysts). Comedonal acne responds well to topical treatments (benzoyl peroxide, retina, etc), while inflammatory acne may need a combination of topicals and oral medications. Most patients with cystic acne do best with oral antibiotics or accutane. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...Read more


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What are the different types of blemish treatments?

What are the different types of blemish treatments?

Topicals & medicine: Blemishes can be treated with laser skin care, prescription topical creams and gels, pills, and over the counter salicylic acid or benzyl peroxide. Many over the counter rememdies do not work because the general population is resistent to them since they have been around 40 plus years review this with your doctor to get started on a program that is correct for your type of acne. ...Read more

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What are the different types of eczema?

What are the different types of eczema?

Too many: There are too many to discuss but seborrheic , atopic, nummular, and contact are the common ones. ...Read more

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What are different types of genital lesions?

Unanswerable: If one of us here really answered your question it would be the length of a text book. This question is way too broad. What are you worried about? What symptoms or kinds of problems do you have? ...Read more

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What are the types of eczema?

What are the types of eczema?

Rash: Eczema is often used as a generic term for any type of flat skin rash. The best defined one is atopic dermatitis which is caused by the skin's inability to keep water in the cells interacting with allergies. But contact dermatitis or any type of rash has been called eczema by some. ...Read more

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What are the types of herpes?

What are the types of herpes?

Lots: There are 8 that affect humans. 1 and 2 are the ones people most commonly think about that cause oral and genital lesions. Chickenpox is another type. EBV is another that causes mononucleosis. CMV is another type that can cause many different symptoms.6 causes sixth disease a childhood febrile illness.7 mostly is benign. 8 is mostly commonly known for a type of cancer associated with AIDS ...Read more

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What are the different types of obesities?

What are the different types of obesities?

Yorkshire : Research study identified 6 kinds of obesity clusters. The cluster of Obesity identify groups of people with Obesity arguing that of the clusters may not suffer from obesity related medical and emotional complications. While some clusters have more symptoms . This classifications are not universally accepted ...Read more

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What are the different types of bumps on your skin?

What are the different types of bumps on your skin?

Need to see: Diagnosing skin lesions is almost impossible without seeing them. You need to see your family doctor to diagnose them or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of keloid scars?

What are the different kinds of keloid scars?

Keloids: Flat keloids, refer to those keloids that are not rising significantly above the skin level and do not forms keloid tumors or nodules in the skin. Cases of flat keloids are seen mostly among asians, light colored individuals and europeans. Individuals with dark color skin, africans and african americans can also have flat keloids. ...Read more

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What are the different types of eye cancer?

What are the different types of eye cancer?

Eye cancer: The list is very long-- it includes, but is not limited to-- retinoblastoma, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, rhabdomyosarcoma. Some eye cancer has a relatively good prognosis, especially if picked up early. Some eye cancer can be fatal. ...Read more

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What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

What are some of the different types of scrotum cancer?

Here are some...: For daily concern, go to get checked ASAP if you have a growing and / or ulcerating mass on the sac or a palpable mass inside the sac. To get these done right has not to be hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. If needed, excisional biopsy may be done for microscopic exam. If on the sac, squamous cell carcinoma is commonest; if inside, seminoma is #1 ...Read more

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What are the different types of bronchiectasis treatment?

What are the different types of bronchiectasis treatment?

Treatment: Treatment is mainly antibiotics and help to clear secretions. ...Read more

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What are the different types of microcephaly?

What are the different types of microcephaly?

Microcephaly = small: head, or a head circumference for age & gender < 5th %ile. Head growth reflects brain growth. Any genetic or other medical condition that disrupts fetal brain development can cause congenital microcephaly. Any genetic or other medical condition that damages an infant or child's brain or causes degeneration & slows its velocity of growth can cause acquired microcephaly. See below. ...Read more

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What are the different types of strokes?

What are the different types of strokes?

Types of strokes: You must be referring to the hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke types? The hemorrhagic stroke is caused by leakage of blood from a blood vessel. The ischemic stroke is caused by interruption of blood flow, either by a blood clot or a narrow artery. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of cancer?

What are the different kinds of cancer?

Cancers are...: classified by the type of cell or tissue from which they arise. This is determined by microscopic examination of a biopsy by a pathologist. Cancers of epithelial cells (which line the skin and organ surfaces) are called carcinomas, and are the most common. Sarcomas arise from connective tissues are less common, as are cancers of blood cells like leukemia and lymphoma. Many subtypes exist. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of nasal cancer?

What are the different kinds of nasal cancer?

Vague question: There are many types of skin cancer which of course can affect the outside of the nose (basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma being the most common). Cancers can also arise from the inside of the nose, and there are many different types there as well. They behave differently and require different treatments as well. See your ENT if you have concerns in this area. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more