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Are chemical lip peels dangerous?

Are chemical lip peels dangerous?

Lip peels: I hope you are with a very qualified deem or plastics doc. No idea why you are doing this so can't offer much advice. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Could compeed blister plasters contain latex?

Could compeed blister plasters contain latex?

I don't believe so: but I do know Astroplast Pico Blister Plasters claim to be latex free and you can get on internet. It should say on package. ...Read more

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Can genital herpes and nair burn look similar?

Can genital herpes and nair burn look similar?

Possibly: but only if the NAIR burn is bad enough to cause blistering. In general - no. Seek medical attention if NAIR skin burn is bad enough to cause blistering. ...Read more

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How to heal sensitive skin caused by cosmetic chemical burn (anti-acne products)?

How to heal sensitive skin caused by cosmetic chemical burn (anti-acne products)?

Some HC cream helps: Usually, when a person gets over-irritated skin or overly-dry skin after using acne medications, she can decrease or stop the acne medication (if they are over-the-counter, or if her doctor says that is ok to do), and then try some hydrocortisone cream (HC cream) on the irritated areas for a few days. Avoiding too much sun exposure on irritated skin is also helpful. ...Read more

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Can herpes simplex cause rashes instead of blisters?

Can herpes simplex cause rashes instead of blisters?

Yes: Yes, classic lesions are blisters, but I have seen it cause anything from rashes to bullae (large fluid-filled blisters). However, it is important to evaluate other causes of rash and not just assuming it would be hsv, as it would be an atypical presentation. ...Read more

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Can i cover oozing poison ivy blisters?!

Can i cover oozing poison ivy blisters?!

Yes: The material oozing from the blisters is simple body serum like you would have from a burn blister.The area should be kept clean and watched for redness or swelling that would indicate a secondary bacterial infection. Covering the area is fine but the site should be watched.The ooze does not spread poison ivy. ...Read more

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Can chemical peel cause severe irritations of sensitive skin?

Can chemical peel cause severe irritations of sensitive skin?

Sensitive skin: Evaluation by an experienced skin care professional will help determine what peels or home care products might be helpful for those with sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Blisters suddenly appeared all.Over fingers! causes? No sun exposure or chemcal exposure. Nka

Blisters suddenly appeared all.Over fingers! causes?  No sun exposure or chemcal exposure. Nka

Blisters (finger): There are almost limitless causes of blisters on the finger. Course contact dermatitis is the most obvious cause especially if you have any rash anywhere else, but there are such strange things is herpes zoster appearing first i'm just a single finger, which we've seen many times. What's the real answer this go see your dermatologist because she/he needs to lay an eyeball on the lesions to tell. ...Read more

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What insect bites and leaves a cluster of liquid filled blisters?

What insect bites and leaves a cluster of liquid filled blisters?

Infected bite: Any bite or break in the skin can become infected and result in a blister. Use an antibiotic ointment. You might need an oral antibiotic if it is not responding or if it is spreading. The liquid in the blister is usually contagious. ...Read more

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Can chemical peels damage the skin?

Can chemical peels damage the skin?

Yes: There are many kinds of chemical peels from mild to strong acids and alkali similar to toilet bowl cleaner. In inexperienced hands they can cause permanent scarring. Do you homework carefully before agreeing to a peel and never without a doctors supervision. ...Read more

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Is chemical peeling covered with regular makeup?

Is chemical peeling covered with regular makeup?

Chemical Peel Makeup: Possibly but depending on the type of peel you may not be able to wear makeup for a while until the skin recovers. ...Read more

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Herpes or pimples due to shaving and new lotion? Some pimples and itching/burning like razor burn.

Herpes or pimples due to shaving and new lotion? Some pimples and itching/burning like razor burn.

Folliculitis: Razor burn is broadly defined as a skin irritation developing after shaving. It appears as a red rash, sometimes with swelling & itching. Frequent shaving, using a dull blade, shaving dry & sensitive skin are associated. If the inflammation of the hair follicle leads to infection, pustules or pimples might develop--folliculitis. Herpes simplex would not be expected but would look like blisters. ...Read more

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Can a chemical peel reverse sun damage to skin such roughness and spots?

Can a chemical peel reverse sun damage to skin such roughness and spots?

Yes: There are different peels available. I like the ones containing Retin-A and hydroquinone or abutase for removing sun spots. ...Read more

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Can colognes cause chemical irritation like pink eye?

Can colognes cause chemical irritation like pink eye?

Yes: Cologne contains various chemicals that can be irritating to the eyes and cause a chemical pink eye. ...Read more

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Do chemical peels work on freckles?

Do chemical peels work on freckles?

Yes: Chemical peels can significantly reduce if not remove freckles. The depth of the peel will determine the amount of freckle removal. The deeper, the more effective. ...Read more

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Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

Chemical burn from overusing acne face wash? Any home remedies?

FACE WASH BURN: You have a fire on your face! how do you put out a fire? Water! warm (not hot or cold) compresses with plain warm water every 3 or 4 hours with a soft cloth. Apply for 3 or 4 minutes. At night, use buttpaste on the "burn." send me a thank you note. ...Read more