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Aug 30, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 2
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! It would be very helpful if you could post more detailed description of your skin changes and few photographs. Also, knowing facts like were you particularly physically active before lesions appeared, did you sweat a lot, were you shaving that area, etc., would be helpful. The most common causes of redness, and ...
Aug 28, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 6
Dear Lemon Doodle, How are you? We have not heard from you after our initial comment with some questions. Please let us know if you can provide some additional information. If not, try to check your hormonal status, make sure you are not getting in contact with any unrecognized allergens (most basic patch testing series will not contain such allergens). ...
Aug 28, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! It is not easy to assume exact clinical presentation of discrete, penile skin changes you mentioned, but based on information you provided, those lesions could have been result of mild irritation (mild redness, discrete maculo-papules and/or maculo-vesicles, transient dryness, resolution of lesions without therapy ...
Aug 23, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! What you are experiencing looks and sound like it has vascular origins. The list of differential diagnosis (from benign idiopathic to more involving diseases) is quite long. Skin biopsy results would be very helpful in correlation with clinical manifestations. Early diagnosis, based on detailed medical history, phy...
Aug 08, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 2
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! Yes, seeing clear pictures of lesions at flaring stage will help. In addition, we have several questions: 1. Does any of this lesions feels like a nodule? 2. Has any of lesions ever become opened wound? 3. Do you have any oral changes? Thank you! Wishing You Optimal Health, Dr. Jasmina Jankicevic ...
Aug 08, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! In a situation like yours, it is not uncommon for a dermatologist to recommend discontinuation of all topical products and introduction of only one simple, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, hydrating ointment to reduce inflammation, irritation, and support recovery of skin barrier function in order to eliminate skin ...
Aug 08, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! Your descriptions of sequence of events, look of oral lesions and genital pruritus are not indicative of HPV infection. We all have “white bumps” inside our mouth. Those are mucous glands, physiologically sometimes more noticeable and palpable, sometimes less visible (“come and go” depending on amount of mucus)...
Jul 31, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! Happy Birthday! Would you be able to post current and earlier photos of your scalp and hair on your Medhelp profile page? That will help us understand what type of hair loss this might be. You are obviously very stressed both physically (not much physically active, possible lack of sleep and poor nutrition), ment...
Jul 31, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! based on your description, it does not sound like herpes simplex but it is good that you were tested to investigate and exclude that possibility. Two main things to look into are: skin drug reaction (you were taking medications for that “throat infection”) and contact dermatitis (prolonged contact with componen...
Jul 31, 2011 in the Dermatology Expert Forum - 1
Welcome to the Dermatology Expert Forum! It is very likely that physical injury (with post-traumatic inflammatory reaction) is the cause. If that is the case, and you protect affected area from further injuries, current lesions should resolve in a week. Even in such a case, it would be good to see your dermatologist, talk about what happened and clinically...