Dermatology Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

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 >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: What should I do if this last Botox injection left me in pain and lumps under the skin after a week?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I just recently got Botox injections. I have this done 3 other times. But this time I felt alot of pain and swelled up every where she injected the botox it did not have any of the right effects and now ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Should I consider laser skin resurfacing to remove pitted scars from plucking ingrown hairs on my chin?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have pitted scars from plucking ingrown hairs on my chin area, not knowing that plucking was making them worse. I have been having laser treatments for the ingrown hairs which has made a big difference ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: What is the procedure for skin peeling and the health affects?

Amy Taub, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com A few weeks ago a girlfreind who is african-american had a proceedure done which is called skin peeling. Her skin looked radiant,glowed as well as seemed a little lighter.I am interested in the proceedure ... View full question & answer >>