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2017-03-21 Dermatology - get rid of stretch marks:

Stretch marks are a result of the damaged and torn elastin fibers and collagen found in the second layer of the skin called dermis. Because of these two, the skin is able to return to its original shape

2017-03-19 Birth Control - Skipping/delaying periods on the pill:

You're correct that you may have breakthrough bleeding when trying to skip the placebo pills, although many women don't, at least not until they're well into the next pack.  I would recommend adding the

2017-03-18 Dermatology - dark bubble on penis:

It is not lichen plants because it does not have white strips.  Lichen planus (LIE-kun PLAY-nus) is an inflammatory condition that can affect the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. On the skin, lichen

2017-03-18 Dermatology - Psoriasis or Eczema?:

The elbow looks like psoriasis. The hand looks like mild psoriasis or eczema. Treatment can be with topical steroids such as Clobetasol or biologics like Humira which is very effective. There is a new

2017-03-15 Dermatology - Bump in pubic area with hair protruding:

What you have is called folliculitis.  Folliculitis is a very common, benign skin disorder that appears as pinpoint red bumps, each one involving a hair follicle, occasionally with a small dot of pus at


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