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What is the right medication for bald spots forming on your head?

What is the right medication for bald spots forming on your head?

Options: Hair loss is multi-factorial: genetics, stress, hormone problems, thyroid problems, mental illness, male pattern baldness, trauma, etc. The most common pattern that i see in my practice revolves around the genetic component. Review by surgeons who offer hair transplantation is recommended. Multiple options. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more


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What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

What is the best topical treatment for ringworm on the skin of my legs?

Butenafine: I do a lot of grappling and i always have someone with ringworm. I prefer Butenafine (mentax) because it is once a day. It is now available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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What is best for scabs on the tongue?

What is best for scabs on the tongue?

Tongues don't scab: Because the mouth is a wet place scabs do not form in the mouth. Something else is going on here that resembles a scab to you. Without seeing the area it is impossible to diagnose but one possibility is oral cancer. I would have this area evaluated by your dentist or an oral surgeon asap. It may be nothing but it is best not to take chances. If treatment is required early treatment is better. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

What is the best treatment for psoriasis on the body and scalp?

Depends: It depends on the severity and how responsive it is to treatment. Psoriasis is a disease where the body attacks its own wrapper from within. For some folks, all it takes is some topical medicines and maybe steroids. Other folks require more powerful medications that turn down the immune system. You need to work with your doc to decide what works best in your case. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for the cure of keloids on chest?

What is the best medicine for the cure of keloids on chest?

Keloid: Small keloid may respond to corticosteroid in jection. We have been working with excision and injection of Mitomycin c in the incision with fair results. Depending on the size and the width of the keloid. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

Exam: This could be an infected hair follicle . Warm soaks help but sometimes they require incision and drainage. Have it examined by your md if it doesn't recede. ...Read more

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What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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Im27yr.and still have acne spots on face what are the causes and what is the best treatment?best regard.

Im27yr.and still have acne spots on face what are the causes and what is the best treatment?best regard.

Pores Clog: Acne appears when a pore in your skin gets clogged. Normally dead cells rise to the surface, but sometimes sebum ( an oil that keeps skin from drying out) can cause the dead skin cells to stick together inside the pore becoming trapped. Sometimes bacteria that live on the skin get trapped in the pore. The pore becomes inflamed and a pimple. cyst or nodule results. Check on Prime for treatment! ...Read more

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What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

Depends: This could be many things, including tmj. See a headach specialist, and also a dentist who treats tmj. Could be multiple causes. ...Read more

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What causes on and off itch in privates and what is the best treatment ?

What causes on and off itch in privates and what is the best treatment ?

Depends: You don't say how long you've had it. My first thought is that you may be having a reaction to some new soap, cream, fabric softeners, or detergent. Use fragrance free products. Also, generic pads and panty liners could be causing this. If changing those things doesn't work, get checked for other possible causes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for scar of the pimples on the face?

What is the best treatment for scar of the pimples on the face?

Difficult: resurfacing fractional lasers help reduce the scars but a great result is only 50% improvement, deep chemical peels by a trained MD help as well. Dermadbrasion and possibly the dermapen can reduce the scars to a lesser degree ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

What is the best treatment for cherry red spot in the back of the eyes?

Where: Cherry red spot is a term used in the retina after the central retinal artery occlusion. If some one has this the person needs immediate medical attention by both eye doc and internal med doc. The source for emboli could be carotid or cardiac (heart). The person needs echo cardiogram and carotid doppler. ...Read more

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Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break

Comedones: These are most likely comedies and may be related to sebaceous activity which may be improved with retinoids or a skin care regimen with gentle exfoliation and a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is a rash on the back of the scalp?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

What is the best treatment for blisters on feet?

Varied.: It depends on the size, location and whether there is fluid in the blister. If there is fluid, sterilize a pin and puncture the roof of the blister. Drain the fluid and apply antibiotic cream and a dressing. Watch for infection- redness, pain, swelling, pus. See a doc if there are problems or if you are not sure what to do. ...Read more

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Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot

Pregnant 4th months complaning of papule and red patches in the face what the best treatment for her? Thank alot

Hormone related acne: It's those pregnancy hormones at work yet again,causing your pore to secrete excess oil. Stick to to a well balanced diet. Avoid those pregnancy cravings for junk foods.. And other possible cause is liver dysfunction...Fatty liver or cholestasis---dysfunctional gall bladder. If you are having a lot of bloating or belly pain check with your OB doctor and check---liver function tests--or Ultra s ...Read more

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Hives on legs after fielding, what is the best treatment for this?

Hives on legs after fielding, what is the best treatment for this?

Hives: Non-sedating antihistamines in increased doses (2x/day) can help to control the hives. Adding a topical anti-itch or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream can also help. If they persist greater than 6 weeks, get in to see an allergist. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment should elderly woman use for a shrinkage on her both sides of the backbone and also a shrinkage on the bottom of her foots.

What kind of treatment should elderly woman use for a shrinkage on her both sides of the backbone and also a shrinkage on the bottom of her foots.

Aging and weight: It depends what is causing it. As one ages ones appetite decreases. One must determine if the shrinkage is pathological oris it just part of aging. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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