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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Long Narrow Face

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I'm f, 5'6 (tall), thin, long arms&legs, hands r big w/long fingers &are flexible, but my body is not flexible, narrow face&jaw, do I have Marfan syndrome?

I'm f, 5'6 (tall), thin, long arms&legs, hands r big w/long fingers &are flexible, but my body is not flexible, narrow face&jaw, do I have Marfan syndrome?

Can be cryptic: Most people who are thin do not have a connective tissue disease (marfan syndrome.) there is a formal diagnostic approach for suspected marfan syndrome, though, and it is worth reading. Here is a link to a helpful site: http://www. Marfan. Org/expectations/diagnosis.

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Narrow Face (Definition)

Narrow face is a clinical finding where the distance from cheekbone to cheekbone ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Narrow face?

What is the definition or description of: Narrow face?

Shape of face: Can be measured and observed. Seehttp://www. Wikihow. Com/Determine-Your-Face-Shape

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Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Does losing weight help to have a narrow face?

Facial weight loss: If you are heavy overall and lose weight then your are going to see some loss in the face. Selectively losing weight in the face is not possible.

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Does losing weight help you with having a narrow face?

Does losing weight help you with having a narrow face?

Clarify: Will losing weight give you a narrow face? Not unless it was narrow to begin with. Our skulls and musculature define the shape of our head/face...Some people have oval, heart shaped, square faces. Extra weight tends to make everyone a little rounder so losing weight helps recover your natural shape.

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Could losing weight help to end up having a narrow face?

Could losing weight help to end up having a narrow face?

That is possible.: Weight loss often shows in the face due to subcutaneous fat loss.

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After losing weight will I also end up having a narrow face?

After losing weight will I also end up having a narrow face?

See below: You will lose weight in your face. However, the exact shape depends on your genetic make up.

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Is steaming your face bad for you? Does it cause any long term effects?

Is steaming your face bad for you? Does it cause any long term effects?

Steaming: As long as it is not too hot (feels comfortable wit no pain even afterward) it is fine. It is unnecessary but may may you feel like your pours are cleaner.

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I woke up with long thin scratches on my face. What could have caused this? I don't have pets or in my room.

I woke up with long thin scratches on my face. What could have caused this? I don't have pets or in my room.

You may have: You may have done this without knowing you did it. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.

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Can intermittent delirium be caused by old head injuries or long-term exposure to pesticides?

Can intermittent delirium be caused by old head injuries or long-term exposure to pesticides?

It really depends: You a military veteran? Sounds like a question common to those patients since certain issues apply under such scenarios. Generally, speaking delirium or encephalopathy is felt to be caused by a metabolic instability not brought on by old head injuries or other factors long since gone as continuous irritants or triggers such as pesticides. Write to: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi with more questions.

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Does dermabrasion cause swelling? Will my face swell after dermabrasion, and how long will the swelling last? .

Does dermabrasion cause swelling? Will my face swell after dermabrasion, and how long will the swelling last? .

Dermabrasion: Yes, you will have swelling after dermabrasion, as well as raw skin that will need to be covered and treated for 7-10 days post procedure. Make up can generally be worn after 10 days to cover up the redness that will be left after dermabrasion. This redness will last from several weeks to months post procedure. This should only be performed by a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist.

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I was my long/thick hair every other day with head n shoulders but get so much dandruff! Am I over washing or is there another cause to dandruff?

I was my long/thick hair every other day with head n shoulders but get so much dandruff! Am I over washing or is there another cause to dandruff?

See a dermatologist: You will probably like the effect of a steroid solution such as fluocinide. 05%. You may have seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. Meanwhile you can try a different shampoo such as DHS-Zn which is twice as strong as Head/shoulders. You might also try a selenium sulfide [selsun], ketoconazole [nizoral], or tar, or salicylic acid shampoo.

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My son will be 10 months tomorrow and he has a bump or knot on the back of his head, I don't know how long its been there, can teething cause a bump?

My son will be 10 months tomorrow and he has a bump or knot on the back of his head, I don't know how long its been there, can teething cause a bump?

Likely a lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head and behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.

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Can stress really cause wrinkles? Is it really possible for prolonged stress to cause the formation of wrinkles on someone's face? .

Can stress really cause wrinkles? Is it really possible for prolonged stress to cause the formation of wrinkles on someone's face? .

Naturally: Face yourself in front of a mirror. Notice the difference in your facial muscles when you smile and frown. Massage your facial muscles with skin softeners or cleansers to increase tone and delay the wrinkling process. Good luck!

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Can stress really cause wrinkles? Is it really possible for prolonged stress to cause the formation of wrinkles on someone's face? .

Can stress really cause wrinkles? Is it really possible for prolonged stress to cause the formation of wrinkles on someone's face? .

I think so: I am big believer that our outer beauty is affected by our inner health and wellness. I do not have any strong scientific data, but in my experience, my patients with stress loose their aesthetiec results sooner than those with less stress.

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What causes two long indents on top of my head causing ridge along the top - wake up with pressure headache every morning - thank you?

What causes two long indents on top of my head causing ridge along the top - wake up with pressure headache every morning - thank you?

Dilated vessels (?): It could be you are describing dilated blood vessels which might be visible and which can be associated with a headache. Perhaps more importantly, you should have your blood pressure checked during a headache to be sure it is not caused by hypertension (high blood pressure). A visit to your doctor might be appropriate.