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How does acne affect most women?

How does acne affect most women?

Highly variable: Acne affects about 80% of the population. Women can get acne at any age. It can appear as papules (red bumps), pustules (red bump with pus coming to a head), comedones (whiteheads and blackheads), or cystic nodules (deep tender lumps underneath the skin). It can appear anywhere on the body including face, scalp, neck, chest, shoulders, back. It can be mild, moderate, severe. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Will dermatitis affect men and women differently?

Will dermatitis affect men and women differently?

Usually not.: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. Most kinds affect men & women the same way. ...Read more

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Does fertilaid for women cause acne on the face?

Does fertilaid for women cause acne on the face?

Fertilaid: Fertilaid is a popular supplement and appears on many fertility forums as a "miracle" aid to becoming pregnant, but it has not been tested or evaluated by the fda. ...Read more

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Will nolvadex (tamoxifen) in women affect their birth control?

Will nolvadex (tamoxifen) in women affect their birth control?

YES: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is used for breast cancer patients it is antiestrogen type drug it will affect ovulation it will not be advisable to get pregnant because of potential carcinogenic effect. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis affect men and women differently?

Does trichomoniasis affect men and women differently?

Yes: In men it may be asymptomatic or case a slight irritation of the urethra. In women is usually causes a malodorous vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Does teen pregnancy affect their lives as woman?

Does teen pregnancy affect their lives as woman?

Absolutely: Teen mothers are much less likely to graduate from high school, graduate from college or attend graduate school. Teen mothers are less likely to earn as much money as non-teen mothers. ...Read more

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Can fine facial hair cause cystic acne in women?

Can fine facial hair cause cystic acne in women?

Fine hair: Fine hair may still result in dirt getting caught around follicles which can be nidus for start of localized acne infection... Or even folliculitis. ...Read more

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Are regular acne breakouts more common among men then women?

Are regular acne breakouts more common among men then women?

Usually men: Due to the presence of testosterone but the incidence is comparable. Women may experience cyclical breakouts due to menstrual cycle hormone variations. ...Read more

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Does asthma affect women or men more?

Does asthma affect women or men more?

Yes: Yes women. According to the cdc, the prevalence of asthma in women is 9.3% and men 7.0%. Women are more likely to die from an acute asthma attack than men. In 2007, 2, 173 women died while 1, 274 men died due to asthma. The rate of asthma deaths seems to be decreasing since 2000. ...Read more

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Does masterbation effect hormones in females?

Does masterbation effect hormones in females?

Not really.: Masturbation and orgasms will release certain chemicals from your body such as endorphins, and neurotransmitters such as Dopamine and seretonin. It will not however, necessarily cause a sustainable rise in your female hormones. ...Read more

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How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

How does lupus affect pregnant women and babies?

Blood pressure: Some women experiences flares while pregnant. In addtion, lupus can cause problems with mom's blood pressure and baby's growth. Very serious cases of lupus can be associated with blood clots and kidney problems. ...Read more

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How spironolactone decreases testosterone production in a pcos woman?

How spironolactone decreases testosterone production in a pcos woman?

It doesn't: Spironolactone is a diuretic that also happens to block testosterone receptors in hair follicles. Since many women with P COS experience some degree of hirsutism as a result of the elevated testosterone common with PCOS the Spironolactone is prescribed to block the receptors to prevent those hair changes. The testosterone production can be decreased by suppressing the ovaries with OCP's. ...Read more

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Does HIV/AIDS affect men and women differently?

Does HIV/AIDS affect men and women differently?

Not really: Apart from the obvious -- for example, men can't transmit it across the placenta or through breast-feeding -- there really isn't much of anything. ...Read more

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Can hormones affect teenage boys excema to flare up?

Can hormones affect teenage boys excema to flare up?

It can: It usually is from emotional stress or changes in weather but eczema will flare after insect bites. It is a disorder where your body over responds to the environment. There are lots of triggers. ...Read more

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Does yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) ( ocp) affect growth of male baby?

Does yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) ( ocp) affect growth of male baby?

Do not take: There is no reason to be taking a birth control pill while you are pregnant. I assume you are referring to an accidental exposure early in pregnancy before you knew you were pregnant. The overwhelming majority of these cases turn out just fine with no long term problems. There are case reports of some complications, but they are rare. Stop your pill please. ...Read more

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Young women smoking, does it reduce the effectiveness of birth control?

Young women smoking, does it reduce the effectiveness of birth control?

Yes: Smoking increases the metabolism of many drugs, including some of the ones used in oral contraceptives. Even more importantly, smoking increases the potential serious side effects of these drugs, especially blood clotting potential. Women who smoke and use ocps are at high risk of deep venous thrombosis (blood clots in legs) and these traveling to lung-pulmonary embolism, which can be fatal. ...Read more

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Will Accutane acne pills inhibit or reduce body hair?

Will  Accutane acne pills inhibit or reduce body hair?

Who knows???: Accutane has been associated with both hair loss and unwanted hair growth. There are actually a number of things like this in medicine, which i always find fascinating. Non-stertoidals (nsaids), such as ibuprofen, for instance can be associated with constipation or diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does Tuberculosis lymphadenitis affect female's fertility? Periods are normal.

Does Tuberculosis lymphadenitis affect  female's fertility? Periods are normal.

TB Salpingitis: It is possible to get infertility from TB. The TB infection would have to affect the female genital organs. Tuberculosis salpingitis, fortunately is not very common. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more