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Are venus dimples the same as a sacral dimples!?

Are venus dimples the same as a sacral dimples!?

Yes: and so assuming you know your anatomy, your question is answered...check out the Botticelli painting... ...Read more

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Embarrassing question==my areola is dimpled?

Embarrassing question==my areola is dimpled?

Montgomery Glands: Pretty normal - glands of montgomery can give it a ripply appearance. ...Read more

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What are dimples?

What are dimples?

God's smiles!: They are a complex way that muscle and connective tissue in you body come together and when stressed in certain ways, like smiling, causes the underlying tissue, skin, fat and other structures to form the "dimple". Hope this helps! better to have a dimple than a pimple! ...Read more

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Are dimples on my face from injuries permanent?

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Are dimples on my face from injuries permanent?

Not sure: It depends what they are from. Some people develop small adhesions connecting the skin to the underlying tissue. These can be divided through a small opening in the skin to release the scar. To prevent the skin from scarring back down, some fat grafting can be done with pretty good success. If you are talking more about small pits, then dermabrasion may help. ...Read more

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Can cheek implants fix my fat cheeks?

Can cheek implants fix my fat cheeks?

Not likely: Cheek implants are used to augment flat cheeks due to lack of bony projection or lack of soft tissue, less commonly. Cheek implants in light of "fat" cheeks may accentuate the fullness of the cheeks, and likely to result in unfavorable outcome. ...Read more

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How do sacral dimple in adults occur?

How do sacral dimple in adults occur?

They don't: A sacral dimple is present at birth. Other openings are usually secondary to pilonidal sinuses, which are aquired. ...Read more

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How serious might my sacral dimple be?

Varies: A common form of sacral dimple is the tip of the tailbone is in contact with the skin. That type tends to be benign, but can fill with debris and hair and get infected. ...Read more

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Hard bumps under skin are lipomas, right?

Hard bumps under skin are lipomas, right?

Generally: Bumps under the skin that are soft, mobile and right under the skin can either be cysts or lipomas. ...Read more

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Does lipo massage by endermologie reduces cellulite dimples?

Does lipo massage by endermologie reduces cellulite dimples?

Temporarily: These types of treatment only help for a short time and then the cellulite is back. Cellulaze laser is the only permanent solution for cellulite. ...Read more

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Could dimples randomly appear due to weight loss?

Could dimples randomly appear due to weight loss?

Dimples: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. If you are interested in losing more weight don't lose more than 1/2 or 1 lb a week. ...Read more

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Will cheek implants help my sagging cheek bones?

They can.: A cardinal sign of aging is loss of facial volume. Replacing the lost volume can restore support to the skin. With the advent of longer lasting injectable fillers (perlane, juvederm, restylane, (dermal fillers) radiesse, etc...), it is possible to maintain cheek fullness without surgery. It requires repeated treatments to maintain the results. Cheek implants can provide a more permanent increase in volume. ...Read more

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Could sacral dimple in adults be open?

Probably not: In general, postsacral dimples are found in babies and are related to a coccyx that is retroverted. I believe you probably have a pilonidal sinus. This can drain, get infected and lead to further issues that need to be addressed. I would recommend that it be evaluated. ...Read more

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Acanthosis nigricans can appear on your face?

Acanthosis nigricans can appear on your face?

See below: A velvety, dark patch of skin can form on most areas on the body, including the: armpits. Back of the neck. Groin area (especially in skin folds and creases). Elbows. Knees. Knuckles. Belly button. Woman’s breasts (beneath). Face. Female genitalia. Less often, a patch can form on the lips, mouth, eyelids, palms of the hands, bottoms of the feet, and nipples. ...Read more

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Sacral dimple possible side effects?

Sacral dimple possible side effects?

Adult/child: Babies born with a sacral dimple (at the tip of the coccyx) rarely have any issue other than dermatitis if deep and not cleaned. Any 'dimple' above the hips in a ababy needs evaluation. Adults probably have a pilonidal sinus which can become an abscess and need surgery. ...Read more

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Any tips on depressed scars from pimples? Cheek area

Any tips on depressed scars from pimples? Cheek area

Resurfacing&fillers: Resurfacing techniques with microdermabrasion, dermabrasion or laser resurfacing and/or collagen induction therapy with mice-needling combined with fillers such as hyaluronic acid (juvederm, restylane) and or fat may be indicated. For deeper lesions surgical excision and/or grafting may be beneficial as well. ...Read more

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Can hidradenitis suppurativa leave white scars like white indentations on skin on vagina?

Can hidradenitis suppurativa leave white scars like white indentations on skin on vagina?

Scarring: Any form of chronic inflammation of the skin can result in scarring. Technically, the vagina refers only to the tube leading from your genitals to your cervix, and if you are referring to the skin of your pubic areas or the areas around the genital lips then the answer is yes, this can happen. Hope this clears things up. Best. ...Read more