Dermatology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

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 >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Is it possible to find any relief from the severe pain caused by hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa)?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My father in law has been diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa and has had 20 surgeries to help out with his pain. It has reached a point where the pain has become unbearable for him. He has lost a ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What causes the scare on my elbow and the one on my knee to occasionally turn red and raised?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a scar on my elbow and one on my knee that occasionally turn red and raise. What causes this? They are not that way all the time. View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What can I do to smooth out acne scars from bad acne when I was younger?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com When I was younger I had pretty bad acne. Now I have deep and numerous pores. Is there anything I can do to smooth them out? View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Will psoriasis be an issue if I want to have a chemical peel, laser skin resurfacing or "N" light treatment?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have psoriasis. Would this present a problem if I desire to have laser, chemical peel or the new "n" light procedure? View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Breast Augmentation done 6 or 7 years ago. Getting light colored circles that itch under my nipple. Do I have an infection?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Breast Augmentation done 6 or 7 years ago. I have noticed the last 6 months that my left breast, right under the nipple, somtimes gets these light colored circles that itch. There almost like little ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Is there a non-surgical option to remove stretch marks?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I was looking for information on stretch marks and how to get rid of them. I'm looking into an oitment called stretch away, does it really work? Is there a safe effective non-surgical way to get rid ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: What is next for my husband who has moles that are malignant melanoma and what about my children with moles?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com My husband has had many atypical moles removed over the years, its been about 5 years since he has been seen by the doctor until last week. the doctor removed 3 more and called us 3 days later telling ... View full question & answer >>