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Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
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Experience:  MD
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Dear Customer: Greetings, this is Dr. Basu, experienced Medical Specialist and former attending physician of Harvard Medical School. I am double board-certified with many years of experience. I did review your inquiry and I am hoping to give you at least some high quality
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Please give me some time to review your concerns. Please be patient with me as I am on and off the computer so responses can be delayed at times, but I will be glad to help.

Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide you with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

I think these are fordyce spots -- harmless oil gland related

not concerning.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
can I do this via an app ?

no only here

Here is a link on how to post pic:

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I am on the app now, can post it here


Customer: replied 11 days ago.
please see the attached

Thanks for pic.

These are harmless cysts --called sebaceous cysts

Develop due to clogging and irritation of the glands.

No infection

Not contagious.

You can use over the counter Benzoyl peroxide 5% cream daily over them to cleanse the pores for 2-3 weeks

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
many thanks, ***** ***** go away

Yes they will


Customer: replied 11 days ago.
they're never itchy or irritating, just doesn't look well
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thanks for your reply again


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