Dermatology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Nov
2001

Q&A: Could my son's elevated bilirubin and alkaline be from the use of minocycline for acne?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My son is taking minocycline for his acne, he has had 2 liver panels done, his bilirubin and alkaline have come back elevated. Is this do to the minocycline? He has not had any symtoms. He wants to get ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: I have some white bumps on my foreskin and no irritations. The bumps are very small and are in clusters. Do you know what that might be.

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have some white bumps on my foreskin and no irritations. The bumps are very small and are in clusters. Do you know what that might be. Please reply as soon as possible. Thankyou for you time. View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What procedure can be used to lighten the color of skin?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Are there any procedures such as tattoing, etc. for the lightening of skin? What was Michael Jacksons procedure for the lightening of his skin? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I am detection a fluid pocket in my chin?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com For the past 6 months or so I've had reoccurring fluid build up in my chin area. I thought it might be due to a clogged hair folicles at first, but it reoccurs so I'm thinking a cyst or boil? ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: How do I remove body hair from my back and shoulders, what will it cost, and where do I get it done?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have unwanted body hair, especially on my back and shoulders. How do i get rid of it permanently and how much would it cost? Where would i go? View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: How do I treat a lanced, infected boil under my arm so I can work out at the gym and how do I prevent a future one?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Yesterday I was referred to the local emergency room by my ppd for the lancing of an infected boil under my arm. The e.r. doctor sliced it open (extremely painful) He diaognosed it as Hidradenitis suppurativa ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What can I do to have lesions removed from my labia area?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm in the Navy and just recently went to the doctor for numerous small blue 2-3mm flat to slightly raised lesions on the vulvar/labia area. They told me it was Hemangiomas and that there was nothing ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What is the best way to get rid of acne scars and now hair on my face?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a couple of questions wrapped into one. When I was younger, I had pretty severe acne which left me with many scars on my face. Some of them are purplish, and others are what look like little "pits". ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I have red burning areas on my face after using Tazorak on and then off for acne, Aldera for bumps, and noe Tetinol liquid?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I obtained a prescription from my dermatologist to use Tazorak to treat my acne. At the same time, I used Aldera to help w/bumps (apparently caused by a virus). After several weeks, I noticed that the ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: I just started getting red elevated dry spots all over my stomach and back. They are small and a little itchy. What are they?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I just started getting red elevated dry spots all over my stomach and back. They are small and a little itchy. I have never had anything like this before. I am using hydrocortisone cream which helps the ... View full question & answer >>