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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Long Narrow Face

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Im 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?

Im 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. ...Read more

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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more