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Doctor insights on: Decreased Skin Turgor

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Can palomar skin resurfacing cause fat loss under the eyes?

Can palomar skin resurfacing cause fat loss under the eyes?

Usually not: Fractional laser isn't something used on lower lids, as the eyes are often protected from the heat of the laser on purpose.Usually, the dermis of skin is built up upon repeated exposure to laser not fat loss. Not sure if you mean orbital fat loss.Have your oculoplastics eye doctor review your case to give you the most accurate answer. They can tell on eyelid/slit lamp exam quickly what's going on. ...Read more

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Will skin aging due to lack of sleep permanently age your skin?

Will skin aging due to lack of sleep permanently age your skin?

Yes, sort of!: You need proper sleep for every proper physiologic process, and lack of sleep can affect numerous of these. But ultraviolet exposure, smoking, obesity, alcohol or drug use, and poor nutrition can affect your skin much more adversely than lack of sleep. Genetics is an even bigger factor. If you need sleep, don't worry about your skin. Get more sleep! ...Read more

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Does HRT cause decreased skin aging?

Does HRT cause decreased skin aging?

Actually,the reverse: Guess what the largest organ in the body is? The skin! aging is associated with hormonal decline. Hormone replacement therapy, therefore is associated with correcting lowered levels of hormones throughout the body, including the skin. This would actually improve skin tone, texture and thickness, and elasticity, and collagen formation, thereby reversing the effects of aging. ...Read more

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Can diabetes impaired skin integrity?

Can diabetes impaired skin integrity?

Yes: There may be less blood supply to the skin and with out of control bs more sugar for pathogens to feed on. ...Read more

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What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

What causes dry skin? Does aging contribute to dry skin?

Let me explain: The most cases of dry skin are caused by environmental exposures, certain diseases also can significantly alter the function and appearance of your skin. 1-weather. 2-central heating and air conditioning. 3-hot baths and showers. 4-harsh soaps and detergents. 5-sun exposure. 6-atopic dermatitis. 7-psoriasis. 8-thyroid disorders. 9- aging. ...Read more

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Can the supplement vitamin b-12 cause painful (widening) of blood vessels to the skin (feet) resulting in skin feeling hot?

Can the supplement vitamin b-12 cause painful (widening) of blood vessels to the skin (feet) resulting in skin feeling hot?

Vit B-12: People frequently feel flushing, usually of face, sometimes to the point that they are unable to take it. The feet swelling would suggest something else going on. ...Read more

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Dry skin and hair thinning, brittle nails, loose bowels,weak muscles, dry skin, poor digestion, fatigue, autoimmune, thyroid, vitamin, anemia r good?

Dry skin and hair thinning, brittle nails, loose bowels,weak muscles, dry skin, poor digestion, fatigue, autoimmune, thyroid, vitamin, anemia r good?

Thyroid?: Not sure what your question is, but some of symptoms sound like low thyroid function. Please consult your doctor for more tests. ...Read more

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How is decreased cardiac output caused by increased fluid volume and decreased fluid volume?

How is decreased cardiac output caused by increased fluid volume and decreased fluid volume?

Stroke volume: Cardiac output is determined by heart rate and volume of blood pumped by heart in each heartbeat (stroke volume). Increased fluid volume increases the stroke volume and therefore cardiac output. Decreased fluid volume decreases the stroke volume and therefore cardiac output. ...Read more

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Dilated pupils, urinary retention, tachcardia. Flushed skin dry mucous membranes, and decreased bowel sounds?

Dilated pupils, urinary retention, tachcardia. Flushed skin dry mucous membranes, and decreased bowel sounds?

Overdose: Those are classic symptoms of overdose of a muscle relaxant, such as Soma or flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). Narcotic ods (oxycontin, vicodin, others) produce similar symptoms, except that the pupils are typically constricted, not dilated. ...Read more

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Is vascular compromise characterized by warm, flushed skin to the extremity?

Is vascular compromise characterized by warm, flushed skin to the extremity?

No: Vascular compromise usually refers to an arterial blockage and causes cold/white/blue/purple extremities due to lack of blood flow. Warm, flushed skin is often a sign of an infection. Sometimes a deep venous thrombosis can cause warmth and tenderness to touch but it wouldn't cause vascular compromise. ...Read more

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What causes dialysis skin tone change?

What causes dialysis skin tone change?

Sallow complexion: Dialysis shouldn't change the color of one's skin. As patients approach needing dialysis, the skin can turn a non-shiny yellow/brown, which is called sallow complexion. Anemia, low hemoglobin, can cause pallor (pale skin). ...Read more

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Which foods/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitining and glowing skin?

Which foods/vitamins reduces skin melanin production for whitining and glowing skin?

Embrace who you are: You're in your physical prime and the last thing you need is to let somebody make you unhappy over the color that nature and your genes gave you. Nothing's going to make your skin "glow" -- that's language from ads targeting suckers. Diet won't change your skin color, if you try bleaches you can disfigure yourself, and 95% of a man's looks are about fitness. Lance Gross (photo) isn't complaining. ...Read more

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Decreased sensation head to toe, blue purple finger nails toe nails weakness arms and legs no energy cognitive functions slow loss of concentration?

Decreased sensation head to toe, blue purple finger nails toe nails weakness arms and legs no energy cognitive functions slow loss of concentration?

A visit to the dr: Is a good idea. When was your last physical? A good history and physical with blood work should be performed......At minimum. ...Read more

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Paleness in my feet and hands and bluish lips. Poor circulation?

Paleness in my feet and hands and bluish lips. Poor circulation?

Temperature change: Can be caused by cool weather or air conditioning in sensitive people, ask your doctor if you have raynaud syndrome, smoking will make these symtoms worse. ...Read more

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Can penis skin irritation cause loss of penile sensation ?

Can penis skin irritation cause loss of penile sensation ?

Yes: Definitely. After it heals, it tends to get back to normal. The more irritation, the more numbing or even burning can occur. ...Read more

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Which parasite is linked with loss of hair, itchy skin, indigestion and increasing waistline?

Which parasite is linked with loss of hair, itchy skin, indigestion  and increasing waistline?

No parasite, but: This very subjective nonspecific list of symptoms commonly go with hypothyroidism. See your family doctor for a complete physical and a few tests if you feel things are not quite right. ...Read more

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Is red facial skin due to cold weather normal?

Is red facial skin due to cold weather normal?

Yes, for some.: Reddening of facial skin during cold weather is a normal response for many people, usually those with fair, sensitive skin. Those with thicker and ruddier skin, and those who are more accustomed to cold weather, not so much. ...Read more