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Atrophic Skin Patches
Retinoic acid: Retinoic acid can be very helpful but you need an exam by a doctor first. ...Read more
Are there any medications to reverse skin atrophy from cortisone? Also can high cortisol levels in body cause skin thinning?
Maybe and Yes : Yes to the second questions. Localized skin atrophy can be a side effect of cortisone type medications when injected locally. Image guidance, choice of steroid formulation & technique can minimize the risk, but does not eliminate it. It may improve with time. In a few of my own patients, i've had excellent results with dermal fillers injected by plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more
Am i at risk of skin atrophy after using a prescribed ointment on my face containing clobetasol propionate ointment twice a day for 2 and a half days?
Can silikon 1000 be used to treat skin atrophy in my nose after several revisions failed to fix alar wall dent?
I used a homeopathic medicine 'Thuja' after that I have so many pimple one after one, because of these pimples I have spots on my skin like atrophic?
Consult homeopath: Thuja is a good homeopathic medicine for a variety of skin problems including acne. It can help our bodies detox and skin eruptions can be a way we detoxify. Over time these spots may heal, but this may also be a sign Thuja has acted as well as it can and now it is time for a different remedy to help these spots to heal. I advise you consult with a good homeopath, and, fortunately, India has many! ...Read more
Can steroids taken for very long periods for years by inhalation cause skin atrophy and systemic effects ?
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