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My wife, from years of sun bathing, has become

My wife, from years of sun bathing , has become supersensetive to the sun. She gets a sun burn going from the car into a store. It flakes. It is on arms and face and ears. (exposed areas.. She is using neutrgena SPF 110 to no avail.

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Anthony Bray MD

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I HAVE A FLAT ITCHY AREA THAT HAS BEEN THERE FOR LIKE 30

I HAVE A FLAT ITCHY AREA THAT HAS BEEN THERE FOR LIKE 30 YEARS AND IT IS JUST ITCHY. SOMETIMES BETTER SOMETIMES WORSE. I AM PHYSICIAN MYSELF AND WENT TO DERM ONCE SHE GAVE ME STEROIDS AND WENT TO MY OB WHEN IT STARTED- COULD NOT SEE ANYTHING THERE - AND OB TOLD ME- THERE IS NOTHING THERE. I AM CONVINCED IT IS EITHER A FUNGUS OR A WART, IT HAS BEEN SRPEADING AND WAS ON AND OFF AND NOW JUST REALLY ITCHY DOESNT GET BETTER WITH ANYTHING IT IS A BIT BEFORE THE VULVA I AM AFRAID IT IS GOING TO GET LARGE SOMETIMES BC IT HAS BEEN ENLARGING OVER TIME I TRIED OVER THE COUNTER STUFF AND DIFFERENT THINGS AND NO RESULTS I AM TRYING VINEGAR IT JUST BURNS BUT STILL IRRITATED WHEN I SAW THE PICTURE YEAH THAT IS WHAT IT LOOKES LIKE HYPERKERATOTIC, AND REDDISH AND SLIGHT CHANGE OF PIGMENTATION EITHER FLAT WART OR FUNGUS UFFJA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: YOU ARE MINIMIZED WHAT DO YOU MEAN?JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?Customer: 30 YEARS STRESS AND MY PERIODS SEEMS THAT WHEN IAM STRESSEDD OUT UFF ALSO WHEN I WAS PREGNANT IT WAS A B-I-T-C-H I MISCARRIED SO I DON'T KNOW HOW IT WOULD BE ON AND OFF BUT NEVER TRULY BETTER RECENTLY IT HAS GOTTEN WORSE BC I AM DEALING WITH A LOT OF STRESS THE TOPICAL STUFF DONT SEEM TO WORK SO WELL I AM CONCERNED BC LIKE I SAID I WANTED THIS TO BE BETTER BEFORE IT STARTS INVOLVING SOMETHING ELSE NOW IT IS JUST MUCOSAJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I ALWAYS HAVE THE IMPRESSION IT IS A FLAT WART NO HIV NOTHING HTN ANEMIA HX OF FIBROIDS I DO HAVE SMALL PAILLOMATOUS WARTS IN THE VULVAR OPENING THEY ALSO GO UP AND DOWN BUT THEY ARE LITTLE DOTS I THINK I GOT THEM FROM BOYFRIEND I WAS ACTIVE KIND OF ONLY RECENTLY LIKE 5 YEARS AGO AND I NOTICE THESE COME UP BUT THEY ARE SMALL I WAS THINKING I SHOULD GO SEE MY OB MY "FLAT WART" I KIND OF WENT TO SEE THE DOCTOR TWICE ABOUT IT BC THEY KEEP JUST POO POOING IT I DON'T DO ANYTHING BUT NOWWADAYS WITH PCR TENHCOLOGY AND ETC SHOULD MAYBE GET A BIOPSY OR SOMETHING BUT IT IS LIKE AW.... SOMETHING I DON;T LIKE TO DEAL WITH NO DERMATOLOGIST IN HERE- I LIVE IN GUAM NO DERMS I WAS THINKING IF I COULD GET PUVA TREATMENT MAYBE PSORIASIS IS WHAT I WAS THINKING IT FEELS SO HOPELESS IAM THINKING OF BUYING SALYCILIC ACID GEL AND TRYING IT OH ALSO THERE IS AL L UMP THAT IS PAINFUL ONT HE RIGHT SIDE THIS HAS BEENT HERE FOR 10 YEARS AND IT IS SLOWLY ENLARGING OVER TIME IT FEELS MORE SWOLLEN SOMETIMES BETTER SOMETIMES WORSE FLAT WART SPREAD TO NOE- UFF, IT IS SO BAD....

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khagihara

Post-Doctoral Degree

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I think something bit me. It either happened over the

I think something bit me. It either happened over the weekend 3 - 5 days ago near Mammoth California on hiking trails, in a forested park or possibly at a friends place. She has 2 dogs. On my ankle. A quarter sized reddish rash. No distinct center that I see. Slightly itchy and slightly tender for 1 inch around it making a 2 inch diameter affected area. I will attach a picture. Roger

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I looked this up because, I wanted to find out, my lower

Hello, I looked this up because, I wanted to find out, my lower shins itch all over & it's bothering me very crazily and, I want to ask, what's possibly going wrong?JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?Customer: No, I have not seen a doctor yet & I'm on medications for Anxiety, Depression & Seizures.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I have schizophrenia & I'm also bi-polar

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Dr. SH

Board Certified Physician

Doctoral Degree

14,824 satisfied customers
I have excessive hair loss and need a second opinion on the

I have excessive hair loss and need a second opinion on the drug that my dermatologist prescribed for me. The drug he prescribed is Spironolactone 25 mg. tab. I read that it is usually used for excessive hair growth in women. I am a woman but don't want to take the wrong thing and end up losing more hair than I already have.

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Dr Josh

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B.A.M.S.

3,672 satisfied customers
I recently had botox after years of having injections and

I recently had botox after years of having injections and had some type of reaction that inflamed the skin in my forehead and caused both cystic activity (deep mounds beneath the skin) and closed comedones; all of which are scarring aggressively. Because the acne is not red and raised, I had a Dermatology PA simply downplay and conveyed disbelief that my skin scarred so quickly. Any suggestions?

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I have had a blackish thing on the skin near my collarbone

Hello,I have had a blackish thing on the skin near my collarbone for about 3 years. I never worried about it, because I have a lot of those red dots on my skin, and just thought it was one that went wrong.It is about 1/8 inch in diameter, elongated and irregularly shaped. I have attached a picture. It is both darkish red and blackish. It is very very slightly raised.I am going to the dermatologist on monday, but I will worry all weekend.I have attached a picture.By the way I am very fair skin and have freckles--no black moles.

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Dr Josh

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B.A.M.S.

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I've been using a few different soaps because I'm trying to

I've been using a few different soaps because I'm trying to stay away from putting all those chemicals on or near my body and I've noticed that my vaginal area is sensitive to some. I have this darker area of skin that is irritated and sometimes itchy. I'm a lesbian and I'm hoping it's not something worse like an std.

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I had this extremely small what I thought was a skin tag or

I had this extremely small what I thought was a skin tag or flesh colored mole. After biopsy, turned out to be a very small basal cell carcinoma. They are going to do a ED& C procedure on it. I have a few questions. Wouldn't the biopsy have already taken it off since it was so minute? Also how long does this procedure take? Do they go really deep? She told me they do it 3 times. If I were to do nothing, would it be dangerous to let it go?

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Dr. Pravin

Consultant Dermatologist

Master Degree in Dermatology

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