Doctor insights on:
Can Scabies Grow On Your Face
Not exactly: There are different subtypes of warts which tend to effect different areas of the body. Warts on the feet are termed "plantar warts". Warts on the face are usually a different subtype and probably a different type of wart virus (there are 150+ types of wart viruses that tend to have their own clinical characteristics). In any case see a dermatologist for some treatment options. ...Read more
Scabies: It is possible to get scabies on the face. However, for unknown reasons it is not the typical location. Often the head is spared. However, if the parasite stays on the skin too long untreated, it can go anywhere. Most commonly seen around belly button, genitals, thighs, hands, fingers. But no site is safe from this pesky annoying creature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to treat mollescum contagiosum?? On face and perhaps pubic region too. And how to stop razor rash on pubic region too? Get bumps under skin :(
See Your Doctor: Molluscum Contagiosum: viral skin infection; clusters of fine bumps; can itch; spread person-to-person; self-limited, resolves over months to years; treatment aims to prevent spread; requires physical removal via freezing & more. Razor rash is likely Folliculits due to bacterial infection of hair follicles; soap/water cleansing skin, clean razor prevents; may need antibiotic. See doctor for both. ...Read more
Maybe: If you scratch the body site, you can load up your fingernails with the fungus and transfer it to your scalp.The process may not be apparent for a while and will have a different appearance in the scalp than it would on regular skin. If established in the scalp, it will take prescription medication to treat it.The fungus gets well established in the hair root and creams or lotions do not reach it. ...Read more
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Start with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (oral tablets) but if no better in a few days, see your doctor. Perhaps at that point they might use systemic (oral or injectable) steroids as well, or topical steroids for the face. I usually don't recommend use of otc cortisone cream for this unless you've been seen by a doctor and it was recommended. ...Read more
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it often using gentle means. ...Read more
Mole: A dermatologist may remove a mole with or without stitches depending on the location , size, shape, depth and degree of cancerous concern . There are no "natural " cures for mole removal. See a dermatologist to discuss all options. ...Read more
Yes: It may be uncomfortable so you may want to brush gently and avoid harsh scalp contact. A soft brush or comb would work and then just gently going over any tender areas. You can avoid brushing the scalp and just brush hair as well. ...Read more
What are your recommendations on how to treat chicken pox marks/scars especially on my face area?
See dermatologist: There are different type of treatments available for chicken pox marks /scars to be treated , consult your dermatologist he can suggest what procedure you need for your marks . ...Read more
Yes.: One should be careful to avoid the eyes. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Can you get scabies on your face?
- Can it grow by your vagina?
- Can scabies get on your scalp?
- Can scabies get in your hair?
- Can your eyelashes grow longer?
- Can your thyroid grow back?
- Can you grow your penis?
- Can fungus grow in your lungs?
- Does olive oil massage can grow the hairs on your face?