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I have a diagnosis of osteoma cutis that is being treated

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I have a diagnosis of osteoma cutis that is being treated with Retin A, with minor improvement noted. Are there other treatment approaches?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: None except for a number of hard pimple-like eruptions.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am diabetic and a breast cancer survivor of 4 years.
JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?
Customer: Yes.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 month ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

These excess bone formation under the skin can be due to the pror breast cancer or even from diabetes related kidney disease.

Do you have kidney disease?