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Caucasian Skin Characteristics Include
No: In general i recommend that you use products that work well for you. If you get irritation try several razors and shaving creams. It may also help to wet the area well, shave in the direction that the hair lies and avoid going over the same area repeatedly. ...Read more
Caucasian, to most people, means a white person. But by the racial classification made in the 19th century, it ranged from people with light skin (no. Europe) to darker (parts of no. Africa & india). These people were felt to be originally from the caucases region of southeastern europe. At it's current core meaning, it is a white person, or ...Read more
I have pain on a very specific area on my head. The pain comes on some days and isn't very intense,but has been going on several years. Should I worry?
Chronic pain: Since the pain is chronic and has been there for years, you should at the least get it evaluated and properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more
The back right side of my head is hurting, feels like a specific area, not the whole side. And if I turn my head to the right its just awful! Happens a lot, mostly in the morning?
YerAPainInTheNeck!: Check out your pillow.Too thick?Think about getting a thinner one or something you can roll up and place behind your neck?Sleep on your side?Same thing.What kinda work you do?Lifting?Sitting too long?Computer? Think "ergonomics" and "posture"and "balance"and "cancer"--oh no, just kidding--Try massage and accu-pressure and heat. See a physical therapist or chiropractor or orthopedic neck specialist ...Read more
Important: Water is a key and vital ingredient in all physiological reactions in your body. Without water, we can not survive. The skin would be dehydrated and begin to sag and wither/wrinkle. Water is important. ...Read more
A key symptom of:
migraine is nausea."A sick headache" is the classic description of Migraine.One can have various neurologic deficits and transient neurologic manifestations like abnormal taste or smell,flashing lights in peripheral visual field just before headache ( the so called "aura")sound or light hypersensitity,and so on.
A positive family history can usually be identified. ...Read more
Brain trauma: The most common cause for fever after head trauma or traumatic brain injury is infection (usually lungs or bladder). Blood clots in the legs, sinusitis, central line infections, blood in the brain, seizures, and medication side effects (anticonvulsants or antibiotics). Less common is a central fever due to damage of the hypothalamus. ...Read more
When making a smoothie, what are the 3 main fruits or vegetables to add in blender that will clear skin? can you please give specific answer
I have duane syndrome and am starting to display the characteristic 'head turn'. Is there anything i can do to stop this or avoid it getting worse?
Therapy low vision: The head turn is expected around your age. It is the natural compensation for this visual field deficit on one side. There are specialist in low vision rehab that can help with compensation stratagies and head position. If you are losing binocular vision, depth perception, then you should look into surgical options from an ophthomologist that treats this genetic condition. ...Read more
I've been getting a headache almost everyday for almost two weeks now. I feel like it is located in a specific part of my head. What can cause this?
Every so often i get a sharp painful pressure/spasm in one specific area (half dollar size) on the top right side of my head. What could be the cause?
Clenching: If you find that you are clenching throughout the hours you are awake try to break the habit by placing your tongue on the roof of your mouth half an inch behind your teeth and press with your tongue. This position can relax the muscles you use to clench. Unfortunately, this only works during hours you are awake. Try a night guard for bedtime. ...Read more
Hello sir , may i(27) know names of fruits and vegetables in specific that keeps skin youngness and charm as we had at the age of 15/16 .Thank you sir?
Yes: Good options include blueberries, strawberries, tomatoes, spinach, arugula, sweet potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower and kiwi to name a few. ...Read more
More info needed: Skin rash is best diagnosed with further history and exam. A picture of the rash can worth a lot. Skin allergies differ in nature, cause and treatment. Localized rashes can be drug eruption or contact dermatitis. If, otherwise health, consider consulting with MD when possible. If rash is spreading or having other concerning symptoms then you might better seek medical attention in person asap. ...Read more
Not necessarily: You really need to look for ingredients suitable for you. In other words avoid products that you may be allergic to and capitalize on those your body likes. Avoid the harsh chemicals (phthalates, mineral oil, petrolatum, parabens, synthetic dyes and parfume). As a compounding pharmacist, we could make gender specific lotion formulations with the consent of your doctor; employing female hormones. ...Read more
Pretty common: It is fairly common to have local tenderness with the feeling that a headache is coming from that spot. If you're prone to migraines, then this is extremely common. Nothing to worry about as long as you're not having other symptoms of double vision, trouble speaking, weakness, numbness or tingling in the arms or legs. ...Read more
What to do if I have to perform a specific ritual by that I mean mentally in order for something to get out of my head?
This is a sign of : OCD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Seek treatment from a psychologist. If "talk" therapy does not relieve the compulsive ritual, you may want to consider meeting with a psychiatrist for a medication evaluation as well. ...Read more
What's a good paraben free cleanser wipe for the skin? I was using pure and clear but they stopped making it. Can I please have specific answer?
No good ones but..:
All cleanser wipes have some toxic ingredients but Aveeno (oatmeal) Ultra Calming may be least toxic and does not have parabens- see http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/search.php?query=makeup+wipes
I advise using oils such as olive, almond and coconut oils to remove makeup instead.
See http://eleganceandbeautyreviews.com/the-best-and-organic-way-to-remove-makeup/ ...Read more
Any specific suggestion for a head and chest. I started with this Saturday and had the skakes I tried Nyquill the first nightand that left me loup?
NyQuil may contain: an antihistamine that can cause sedation and a cough medication that can cause "loopiness". The problem with these "multi-symptom relief" meds is that you don't know what you're taking or what might be causing side effects. I recommend taking single agents. Decongestants, cough suppressants, fever reducers, antihistamines & mucus thinners are all available separately. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Depends on normality: Normal people are not the same color all over. That means everybody has lighter and darker parts. If a person is darkening normally, that is ok... but if due to sun exposure, sunscreen (and clothing and shade) does help. If the neck and armpits are darkening, one's primary care Dr. can check to see if it is normal. If nipples and genitals are darkening, that is usually fine, but the Dr. can check. ...Read more
No specific tests: There are no specific blood tests for the symptom you stated. You should consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can I use a specific type of oil for my skin, like avocado oil or jobajoba oil? I have sensitive skin
Sensitive skin: Yes , you may use oils for your skin. I find that virgin coconut oil works well. ...Read more
Someone with very light colored caucasian skin already; can he still get a skin condition like vitiligo?
Yes: Light colored skin can develop vitiligo, however, the difference between depigmented skin of vitiligo and normal skin may not appear as obvious. Even in very pale patients, they still have melanocytes (cells which produce pigment) in their skin. In areas of vitligo, those cells are destroyed, leading to the depigmented apperarance. ...Read more
The right side of my head on specific area feels a little numb internally. Almost as if it feels cold inside. I haven't hit my head.
See a dr: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked if it doesn't get better in the next month. ...Read more
Recently felt pain in a specific part of the skin in the area between the balls and the anus.looked like a abces pimple. Should I get it examined?
For 3 days I have been getting pain in the front left side of my head. The pressure is sporadic and painful its only in one specific spot. Aleeve doesn't work. What do I do?
Sinus pain: Sounds like sinus pressure. This could be from an acute viral infection or other causes of rhinitis or sinusitis that can be protracted in nature (review these categories in the HealthTap library). OTC Afrin is a good nasal decongestant that can improve sinus drainage and relieve pressure in the short term. Do NOT use for more than a couple of days and read the label. Saline irrigation too. ...Read more
Keloids & trauma: In those prone to keloid formation, a minor trauma can precipitate keloid formation. ...Read more
Doctor said the laser used on me would be a dual laser which uses alexandrite and nd yag. Isn't alexandrite used for caucasian skin?
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