Dermatology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Jan
2002

Q&A: How do I treat a dry, flaky, red rash around my mouth and corners of my nose?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am just about to turm 31 and have recently been experiancing some skin problems around the corners of my nose and my chin (around my mouth). The skin is redish and irratated. It seems to be dry (flaky, ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Could I be getting acne breakouts after taking Septra DS for ten mouths because of tolerance or because I started taking Flax oil?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have moderate acne and I have been on Septra DS for ten months.It has worked very well but lately my face has been breaking out more and more. About the time it starting breaking out I started taking ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What can I do without insurance for my monthly bout with acne, a sabaceous cyst, and pimples inside my ears?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have moderate to more than modrate acne. I know that I have a sabaceous cyst. I get one about every month with my cycle, and my back breaks out as well. IT seems to be getting worse with age, rather ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What are my options to remove spider and varicose veins on my legs?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have some spider and vericose (sp?) veins on my legs that I want to have removed. What proceedures are available to me and what type of Dr. do I need to go to? Thank you. View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What procedures will remove the discolored skin and hair on the chest and breast?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a young female with a hair growth problem on my chest area and on my breasts. I would like to get rid of the hair, and get rid of the discoloration on the skin in this area. I know this may require ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What should I do if I have tried everything to remove my facial hair and I do not think I can afford laser hair removal?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello I am a 23 year old White Female and i have facial hair it is not dark, but it is semi-think. Every thing I try makes my face break out. Vaniqa, shaving with an electic razor, and Nair. Please help ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What can I use for facial moisturizing and wrinkle-fighting if my skin is very sensitive to lotions and makeup?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have very sensitive skin. In fact, I don't wear makeup because I can't find any that doesn't make my face itch or burn. What I am looking for is a moisturizer that will help reduce my dry ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: My nose has been peeling constantly for months now, no matter how much i put moisturizer on it, if it continues to peel... should i see my doctor or what might it be?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My nose has been peeling constantly for months now, no matter how much i put mosturizers on it, it continues to peel... should i see my doctor or what might it be? View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Should I be concerned and seek immediate treatment for a rash of very small bright read spots below my rib cage and upper legs?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have just noticed a rash of what I believe are petechiae on my abdomen and upper legs. The rash is made up of very small bright red spots that look kind of like paint splatter; it starts just below ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Do I need to stop taking Accutane for acne if I need to have a wisdom tooth removed?

I've been taking Accutane for acne 20 mg (.5mg/kg) once a day for 5 weeks . I have since developed an infection around a wisdom tooth, and it looks like it needs to be removed. Should I stop the Accutane, ... View full question & answer >>