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I have dark discoloration on face. Has gotten worse over years. Mainly on cheeks and over eyebrows. Not raised or itchy. What can I do?

I have dark discoloration on face. Has gotten worse over years. Mainly on cheeks and over eyebrows. Not raised or itchy. What can I do?

Consultation advised: One possibility is melasma. This is a hyperpigmentation usually on the cheeks and forehead. The exact cause is unknown but it increases with sunlight exposure. The treatment is using sunscreens and skin lightening products. For a precise diagnosis see a dermatologist or have an online consultation here at Heath Tap. For information on melasma see: http://bit.ly/2cGRMbg ...Read more

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It now 3 months and half after shaved eyebrow to stitch wound in 4 old boy , the hair grow but not like the other eyebrow and the cut still red raised?

It now 3 months and half after shaved eyebrow to stitch wound in 4 old boy , the hair grow but not like the other eyebrow and the cut still red raised?

Likely healed skin: This is likely healing skin; if you are fairer skinned it will take some time for the natural skin pigment to return. As long as the 'cut' is not painful, draining, or open just continue to monitor healing. ...Read more

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Stitched straight cut in eyebrow but i noticed after 2 months it's red and raised and it is bigger than of the original cut , why and how long to heal?

Stitched straight cut in eyebrow but i noticed after 2 months it's red and raised and it is bigger than of the original cut , why and how long to heal?

Possible keloid: This could be vigorous scar tissue, or keloid. It could take up to 6 months to a year to entirely heal. Keep sun exposure to a minimum. Also you may want to use cocoa butter and or vitamin e to massage over scar. You should consult plastic surgeon, sometimes steroid creams or injections can help. ...Read more

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I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough. Chris?

I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough.  Chris?

Don't Play: Its not safe to play with pimples on your face. You may get a serious infection and even cause blindness . Probably its a cystic lesion, needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a birthmark (raised mole) in the middle of my eyebrows and I don't know if I want to remove it but I'm sick of bullies?

What to do if I have a birthmark (raised mole) in the middle of my eyebrows and I don't know if I want to remove it but I'm sick of bullies?

This is a good: question, although it would be helpful to know if this were bullying in the workplace, by supervisors, coworkers, etc.. Regardless, before deciding to change yourself, at least you may wish to speak with a therapist about how to better strategize ways to interact more effectively with those who are treating you in immature ways that are based upon a birthmark. ...Read more

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I had 2 pimples b/w eyebrows, picked them. It's been 6 months, red line where pimples were & slightly raised skin next to it. Is this permanent?

I had 2 pimples b/w eyebrows, picked them. It's been 6 months, red line where pimples were & slightly raised skin next to it. Is this permanent?

Pimple: Probably not. The skin and any scarring will remodel over time, and it should fade away-- if not, it can be revised surgically or simply covered with make-up... ...Read more

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I have just noticed a raised vessel or artery on my left forehead near my eyebrow. Do i need to be worried?

I have just noticed a raised vessel or artery on my left forehead near my eyebrow. Do i need to be worried?

Not necessarily.: The blood vessel you are describing is likely the temporal artery which runs along the hairline near the temple. Unless you are experiencing headaches or tenderness over this artery, it is probably ok. If you have either of the symptoms i've described, temporal arteritis could possibly be a cause and this can be dangerous. It is best to discuss with your pcp if you are worried. ...Read more

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Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Red flaky skin under eyebrow dry and itchy . Very small raised red patches under eye and corner of eye . It's itchy . Kindly help. ?

Eczema : It's possible that you have eczema affecting your brows and corners of your eyelids. This condition can also affect other parts of your body, like behind your ears, elbows, behind your knees, etc. avoid your eyelids, but you may trial hydrocortisone 2.5% cream to the brows 2-3 times per day to see if you respond well enough. The eyelids require prescription grade ophthalmic ointment. ...Read more