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Alopecia Areata: Alopecia areata treatment in alopecia areata, the hair usually grows back by itself, but very slowly. Sometimes the new hair is temporarily gray or white, but after awhile, the original color usually returns. Cortisone injections often stimulate hair growth and will hasten the resolution of the process. This is the preferred method of treatment. ...Read more
How much pain do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections cause? On a scale of 1-10, how much do radiesse (dermal fillers) injections hurt?
Pain : Pain is a very subjective and variable thing and varies a lot on one's pain tolerance and where the filler is being injected. I typically mix numbing medication in with the Radiesse (dermal fillers) so it should numb as it is placed. If you like various nerve blocks can also be done prior to filler placement as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spinal Conditions: Many spinal conditions will respond to epidural steroid injection such as sciatica, degenerative disc disease, bulging, protruding, extruded discs which are disturbing spinal neural structures. The body has the inherent ability to cure itself given time. Steroids simply reduce inflammation around the neural structures, reduce pain, in order for time for you body to heal. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Different drugs: Botox is what we call a neurotoxin. It's a purified protein that blocks the transmission of a signal from the nerve ending to the muscle. By doing so, it allows the muscle to relax and in turn, it gives the skin a chance to relax and the wrinkles disappear. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid that is injected under the skin to fill depressions. It's usually used to reduce laugh lines or plump the lips. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Is Brazilian butt lift permanent? Can Brazilian butt lift be permanent? What types of butt lifts are permanent?
It should last: The brazilian butt lift surgery permanently transfers fat cells to the buttock. The results should be long lasting. The surgery is quite safe when performed by an experienced surgeon. Good luck. http://www.dassmd.com/brazilian-butt-lift/index.html. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Sure: It's advisable to allow a little time for any swelling after your treatment to resolve before tanning. If you were to have sun exposure directly after injectibles it wouldn't cause a major problem, but may exacerbate any swelling related to your procedure. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications. These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. PRP is excellent for achilles tendinosis! I see you are fairly local and I can provide this service if you like. Contact me if interested. Best, Dr. Lebowitz ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers