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Is scarring treatment different for people who are dark-skinned?

Is scarring treatment different for people who are dark-skinned?

Yes: Laser treat, ents need to be tailored to darker skin with lower density setting in fractionated laser 5.5 rather 22 per cents. This may not be scarring but discoloration which is easily treatable with approriate chemical pee s or q switched laser, . ...Read more

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Do all pimples scar or are some people more prone to scars while others don't scar?

Some more likely: Pimples that are deep and painful which are called acne cysts are more likely to scar. ...Read more

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Do board certified dermatologists typically offer skin tightening laser treatments?

Do board certified dermatologists typically offer skin tightening laser treatments?

Depends: While some board-certified dermatologist do perform these procedures others focus their practices and other areas and do not. It is import to find a center that has this treatment as an area of expertise and that can include a reputable med spa for plastic surgeons office as well. Be sure to ask for an review before-and-after pictures and reviews prior to consenting to any treatments. ...Read more

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Why are some people "emo"?

Emotive hardcore?: Are you referring to emotive hardcore? Each person has different levels of self- reflection, being in touch with their emotions and expressing it creatively. ...Read more

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Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Yes: If your acne is so hard to manage that the medications available to your family physician are not as effective as you would like, a dermatology visit is in order. They have very strong medications that only they can prescribe, plus lasers and a variety of other options. This is the 21st century and you have a right not to have unwanted acne. ...Read more

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Do many people hoard drugs as they approach 65?

Do many people hoard drugs as they approach 65?

And beyond: Unfortunately older americans do hoard their meds for numerous reasons. This is dangerous andmay be one of the top reasons for emergency room drug related admissions in the elderly. Poor vision, memory deterioration, etc is a major culprit. ...Read more

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How many people are living with skin cancer?

How many people are living with skin cancer?

Skin cancer: New skin cancer diagnoses will be greater than 1 million in the u. S. Per year and that may be an underestimate as they are not formally reported. 20% of americans may develop some type of skin cancer in their lifetime, but fortuanately most are curable. Don't forget to use your sunscreen, but take vitamin d by mouth since the sunscreen prevents your skin from making the vitaimin. ...Read more

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Are people who live their lives as "loners", secluded, more likely to get acne?

Are people who live their lives as "loners", secluded, more likely to get acne?

No: The nerd / geek who keeps to himself and has acne is a familiar stereotype. A loner or someone focused on academics may be less likely to care about acne, or bad acne may make a person withdraw, or someone in an abusive home may become isolated from others and not be allowed the medical attention their acne needs. Perhaps this is the link. ...Read more

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What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

A few options: Topical creams are a mainstay of acne treatment. Some creams are potentially more irritating than others. Topical clindamycin, an antibiotic, is usually well tolerated. There are other treatments, such as oral antibiotics and blu light therapy that could be considered. See your dermatologist to help determine what treatment options might be best for you. ...Read more

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Way some people domineering others people ?

Insecure: Some people have no other role model except that of a domineering personality, but many have insecurities they are trying to hide by controlling their environment. ...Read more

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Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone? Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone?  Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Monobenzone: Ultraviolet B and psoralen-ultraviolet A (PUVA) are used to repigment skin that still has functioning melanocytes. in the white patches. To bleach and blend surrounding skin to match the white skin with no functional or no detectable pigment cells, calls for an assessment by a board certified dermatologist expert in vitiligo. Monbenzone is used in the skin with active functional pigmentation. ...Read more

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Are some cancers easier to cure than others?

Are some cancers easier to cure than others?

Yes: An early basal cell carcinoma can be excised with the expectation of cure. I'm personally familiar with hundreds of different types of cancer and the books describe thousands more. Hodgkin's -- once uniformly fatal -- is now cured in the vast majority of cases. There are aggressive sarcomas that have never been cured. ...Read more

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Are glycolic acid peels dangerous for people with sensitive skin?

Are glycolic acid peels dangerous for people with sensitive skin?

No: Care must be taken as to the strength of the peel, but should be able to tailor to your skin type. Make sure a physician is involved-not just a cosmetologist. ...Read more

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Which skin care brands do dermatologists recommend most?

Which skin care brands do dermatologists recommend most?

Depends: for general care clarisonic at least daily. A toner with light acid. Tretinoin as well. No brand in particular. Sunscreen at the end. PCA are nice. ...Read more

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How are psychologists and psychiatrists different?

How are psychologists and psychiatrists different?

Training, experience: Psychiatrists are physicians who have graduated from 4 years of medical school with an md or do degree; they then serve 4 year residencies that cover general medical services plus psychiatry in training. Psychologists enter professional training programs after college; a master's level requires 2 years' graduate work. A phd level generally requires 3-5 years' graduate study & a dissertation. ...Read more

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Are rosacea rashes easy to recognize?

Are rosacea rashes easy to recognize?

Yes: It is on the face predominately on the nose and cheeks with redness and pustules in adults ages 35-50. Typically found in people with light complexions of north european extraction. ...Read more

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What are some treatments dermatologists use to grow eyebrows ?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Although eyebrow growth is not the intended use of latisse, (bimatoprost) I have a lot of patients who have experienced positive results when Latisse (bimatoprost) is applied to thei eyebrows. ...Read more

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Way some individuals let other individuals to dominating them lives?

Way some individuals let other individuals to dominating them lives?

Well: There are all sorts of personality types. Some people like bullying others and some people are passive and prefer to avoid controversy. However you must come to the realization that you need to be the master of your life. Take control and guide yourself. Don't let others control you. Only you can do this so take your life back ...Read more

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Do gynecologists or dermatologists remove genital warts?

Do gynecologists or dermatologists remove genital warts?

Warts: Dermatologists will typically remove external warts where as gynecologists will remove internal ones. ...Read more

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What are some challenges obstetrician gynecologists face?

What are some challenges obstetrician gynecologists face?

Challenges for OBGYN: Obgyn is a complex and interesting field. The biggest challenge is the unpredictable nature of our work. Babies come all hours of the day and night, or somebody rolls into the emergency department with a gyn surgery emergency that you've never met before and you have to leave your scheduled patients to go operate. That unpredictable nature of the job also keeps it exciting after all these years. ...Read more