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  • Ringworm Treatment

    Ringworm Treatment

    Dr. Greene, my little sister has a ring worm, whatever that is, on her leg right underneath her buttocks. We took her to the doctors and they said to use Tinactin cream. Does this sound right?? I’ve never heard…

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  • What Are Mongolian Spots

    What are Mongolian Spots?

    My daughter was born with a birthmark on her buttocks. The doctor said it is called a “Mongolian spot”. Could you provide information on Mongolian spots, such as what causes them and how parents can deal with them? Thank…

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  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

    My neighbors’ 9-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with a condition called Henoch-Schonlein purpura. This apparently followed a viral infection. She is under the care of a physician and this was diagnosed by a biopsy. I have done several searches…

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  • How to Treat Scabbies

    How to Treat Scabies

    My 9 year old granddaughter has contracted scabies. What is the appropriate medication to use for this problem? It is spreading all over her body.
    Wanda – Ojai, California

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    Accutane for Acne

    My son requires treatment for his acne condition. His type of acne is just like mine, the type you get under the skin like boils. He has told me he is going to go on Accutane. He was pre-tested…

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  • Treating Scalp Scales

    Treating Scalp Scales

    My little girl is severely disabled and it is VERY difficult to get her hair washed. She requires 24 hour care by a LVN or myself. She is orally/nasally suctioned every 1-5 minutes for very large amount of continuous…

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  • Treating Nail Fungus

    Treating Nail Fungus

    How do you treat nail fungus?

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  • Nail Fungus

    Nail Fungus

    My 3 year old son smashed his finger in the door at day care last November. Since then, his finger has swelled and oozed puss and blood several times. We have been to the doctor many times and have…

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  • Gloves and Socks Syndrome Defined

    Gloves and Socks Syndrome Defined

    What is Gloves And Socks Syndrome?

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  • Gloves and Socks Syndrome

    Gloves and Socks Syndrome

    I have a 17 year old son who has been abnormally healthy. A week ago he awoke with his hands and feet and lips grossly swollen. He then began to break out in hives. He was given a shot…

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