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Dr. James Beckman

Plastic Surgery
Arbyrd, MO
52 years experience

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Plastic Surgery

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24 Answers
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Minimal: Most cysts on the head are just under the skin and may be excised (or drained) under local anesthesia with very minimal discomfort that is only during... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Baking soda: A solution of one teaspoon baking soda in one pint of tap water used as rinse 4 times per day will help sooth. Avoiding spicy or very hot foods or liq... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Yes!: Knowledge of all things applied to skin is necessary for expert consultation. Cosmetics and otc drugs are both regulated by the fda with the exception... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Different causes: Rosacea results from stimulation of small nerves. Rashes arise in the skin due to allergies, viruses, or inflammatory reactions.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Not usually: Rosacea is symptomatic in the external skin although it is mediated and caused by nerve connections to small blood vessels and skin receptors for heat... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Hormones can affect : Hormones can affect acne symptoms that may be associated with rosacea. Natural changes and/or replacement therapy can be problematic. The redness symp... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Perhaps: Any stinging in this manner should be from irritated nerve bundles (distal) outside the spinal fluid enclosure that would carry pain/temperature fiber... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Usually benign: Fatty "lumps" are usually lipomas, a benign overgrowth of fat cells. Local area liposuction, or simple removal through a small incision easily removes... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Only a short while: Breathe in deeply through the nose with mouth closed as spray is done. Breathe normally for 30 seconds and then blow nose when needed. Oxymetazoline i... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
It helps: Sheepskin helps some for the skin to get "air" to skinso it soes not stay wet and less protective. The real key in prevention is moving patient positi... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Sounds like vascular: The symptoms sound classic for raynaoud's syndrome. This is a condition where the arterial (oxygen carrying) vessels spasm and cause color and numbnes... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Bacterial infection: Necrotizing fasciitis is the condition caused by severe infection by bacteria beneath the skin that destroys soft tissues down to the muscle covering ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Ask your Dr.: Your doctor probably has the best plan as described. But he should be glad for you to get a second opinion. After all, doctors should really want the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Radiation burns: Radiation therapy causes a type of burn resulting in injury. Hopefully cancer cells are killed, but normal tissue heals with some effects of tissue sc... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
It is not abnormal: Breast tissue weight can be heavier on one side to cause "stretching of the skin envelope. This would be noticed possibly as sagging of thalthough bre... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Not safely: Surgical revision is usually a relatively mild surgery with easy post op course. These surgeries should be done by a surgeon trained in reconstruction... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
It can be: Skin can be dry with rosacea especially if active treatment products, or frequent washings are used. Use a non-petroleum based moisturizer like therad... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Not likely: It is likely the sunscreen had an ingredient that when exposed to sun caused a reaction called "photo sensitivity".
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Sometimes: Rosacea is associated with heat. This can be temperature from the sun, hot foods or drinks, and/or spicy foods like peppers. When symptomatic, it may ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
One can still frown,: One can still frown after healing for several weeks and healing process proceeds. However there are two types of browlift., open and closed. The open ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Non-surgical vision: Orthokeratology refers to using rigid contact lenses (that are permeable to air) at night to "reshape" the cornea leading to corrected vision.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Physician Directorie: Most dermatologists treat rosacea. Some specialize in rosacea. Search online for "rosacea society" patient groups.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Perhaps: Rosacea symptoms may present gradually. Mild flushing of the face is the key early symptom to distinguish rosacea from acne or breakout problems with ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Beckman
Plastic Surgery 52 years experience
Breathing: Obstruction of airway in nose causes mouth breathing. Cover one nostril opening with thumb tip and breathe in. Then do same with other side. If air fl... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beckman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beckman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine, AR
Graduated 1970MD
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