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Battery Acid On Skin Treatment
Does a glycolic acid peel hurt? Is a glycolic acid peel one of those treatments that burn the skin and cause a lot of pain?
Chemical : Chemical peels involve the use of chemicals to remove the outer layers of the skin. There are several different chemicals used based on the depth of skin removal desired. Discomfort is directly related to the depth of peel. Light peels will have a mild discomfort while deeper peels have a greater degree of intraoperative and postoperative discomfort. Some deep peels are done under sedation for that reason. Talk to the physician who is doing the procedure about your concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is available for very sensitive & acne prone skin as a cleanser? Bar of soaps make my skin worse salasilic acid only dries up my skin causing oil
Cetaphil: Cetaphil cleanser is very mild, you could also try neutrogena products . Good luck! ...Read more
Would alpha hydroxy acids like glycolic acid help with red acne scars ? Its been on my face since october of 2012 and I've been on retin-a for 10 weeks
Seborrheic dermatitis - What is best treatment to restore the appearance of the skin prior to dermatitis. eg laser, microdermabrasion, chemical peel?
None of these!!!!: There are several effective therapies to control and improve seborrheic skin. The exact treatment varies with the specific case. You have indulged in useless speculation when you need to describe the appearance and distribution of your condition to provide details necessary for suggestions about treatments. ...Read more
After using salicylic acid on my face there are red lesions like superficial ulcers left behind what is the treatment to make them fadeaway?
Can you see a dermat: Is a dermatologist available to you? Perhaps you had erosions of some acne pustules. Perhaps you got them from the therapy. What strength (%) of salicylic acid? How long on skin? Was there hard or prolonged scrubbing? Any other products used? Answer is contingent on the details. ...Read more
Can I use baking powder on dark scars caused due to acid (salicylic & phenol) burn on my skin? There is round black scar on my face.
At the beginning of my pregnancy (<6w) I used a salicylic acid scrub and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% spot treatment on blemishes and wash at times. Harm???
Severe acne scars on forehead, and the sides of the face. Besides dermabrasion & other skin resurfacing treatments how can I achieve clear skin again?
Don't give up!: Deep acne scars are a tough problem. Laser resurfacing, in my opinion, is the best way to improve the appearance. It is rarely a one time treatment, however. We use active fx and deep fx and repeat the treatment a few times (we wait a few months between treatments to evaluate the effect) for maximal benefit. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hydrogen peroxide/glycolic acid chemical peel that is done to the face for acne, is it safe for the skin in run ?
It can cause issues: It's possible that in the long run too frequent and/or too "strong" a chemic peel can lead to uneven pigmentation, acne/rosacea flares and superficial blood vessel(capillary) damage - aka broken blood vessels. So be careful try to avoid doing them more than 1X/month unless a physician specifically suggests otherwise. ...Read more
The skin on my nose has large, clogged pores. What's a good skin care regimen to fix this? Retin-a is too harsh (red and irritated skin).
Dilute retina: Use retina every day or use moisturizer first to dilute strength of weakest retina .05. Salicylic acid products will also work to open pores. Other options although temporary are bier strips, or cllarisonic device available at drug store or sephora.Phtodynamic therapy can shrink pores rather than just remove debris. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Daughter17yr sebo_psoriasis on scalp, uses "coal tar & salicylic acid" twice weekly.She gets headaches, eye burning .Is it the side effect of solution?
Possibly: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...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
Doctor's opinion? My skin frosts with 20% salicylic acid peel, will this treat and improve my pitted scarring?
See below: Most likely no.Get a more detailed answer ›
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