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Acupuncture For Skin
Depends on rash: Turmeric reportedly has anti inflammatory along with it's anti-oxidant effects. Based on this it would merit at least consideration but ultimately you need to know what your treating (what's causing the rash?) and how to use turmeric for that rash. These questions can only be answered by a scientific study, studies that I have no knowledge of. ...Read more
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
Vaniqa: vaniqa is a special cream that can be used on the face. ...Read more
What can be solution for skin darkening patches ?Tried treatmeent for pigmentation but didn't work
See derm: See dermatologist to discuss treatment options.Get a more detailed answer ›
# of Fraxel Laser Tx: Very hard to offer exact #s but if after 2 sessions you do not see ANY improvement than this therapy option will not work for you. Best of Luck.. Dr B ...Read more
What products and skin care treatment is best for oily, acne treated skin that is also dry in places, tight and very sensitive?
Try ZO SkinHealth: Hi Laura In my office I recommend the line of skin care products from ZO Skin Health. They pretty much have something for everyone. And there products work! I use them myself and on my family. I would need to see some pictures at the very least to recommend specific products. I would love to do an online consult to help guide you. http://www.arslanianplasticsurgery.com/#!services2/cwtp ...Read more
Are there natural treatmts for toe nail fungs or possible athletes feet? Is there a link w/ those issues and rosacea and dandruff , like yeast in body
Yes & No: Yes there are any natural treats for fungal nails and tinea pedis. Tea Tree and Castor oil are wonderful antimicrobial natural treatments directly on the nails and skin daily in healthy individuals. Many people have onychomycosis and tinea pedis without having rosacea and dandruff, so there does not appear to be a direct link. ...Read more
Need some medication for inflamed skin after applying 5% benzoyl peroxide for acne type of skin is sensitive?
Several options: Stop using the benzoyl peroxide and get with your physician. You may be able to tolerate salicylic acid or a retinoic acid derivative. For now, aloe vera or a moisturizer should help. There are other medications for acne that are worth trying; remember not to use antibiotics as monotherapy. ...Read more
Can yag laser for unwanted facial hair removal be used for acne tx, as well. are there other safe, more effective alternatives for olive completion?
My skin is sensitive for waxing. Can laser treatment will be helpful for removing hair? Will there be any sideeffect of that?
Is there a topical application that is safe and effective for getting rid of skin tags and flat warts?
Let doc do it.: Wart-off, compond-w may help to get rid of it, however, not very effective. Dermatologist can do a better job. ...Read more
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