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Eyeglass Nose Pads
Hyperpigmentation due to eyeglasses' nose pads, what is the most effective treatment: AHA, retinoids, or hydroquinone? I'm 19 years old.
Change eye pads and: observe..all the treatments you mentioned should be considered only as last resorts. ...Read more
Not necessarily: If you develop red, deep indentations, see an eye doctor. You may need different frames. Although indentations caused by glasses are usually not permanent, they can lead to permanent dark spots in the area, especially in darker-pigmented individuals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best to try it on: Eye size, bridge size, temple size for online purchase? Make sure pd not too far from a+b dimension. Visit an optical store to find dimensions of current frames or get measured. Best to find the frame in store and then buy it online after it's adjusted to fit your face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can U change shape of nose w/o surgery? afraid made mine longer, bump bigger.Pinched it, held breath a few times, glasses nose pads pushed down on tip
NO: You should probably CONSULT with a Board Certified Plastic surgeon for an opinion re: the suitability for surgical treatment. Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Clean regularly: Clean them weekly and it should prevent it. Unfortunately its the cheap metal that is oxidizing there. Similar to the statue of liberty turning green. ;-(. ...Read more
I am retired military, I have had two umbilical hernia surgeries and i still have some pertruding when i stress sometimes. Also two different military doctors performed each surgery but in the
second surgery i woke up with oxygen tubes in my nose and pads
I'm having earaches, headaches, neckache for a few weeks. Stuffy nose off/on. Taking Claritin (loratadine) d and tylenol/naproxen. No fever. Using a heating pad.
Earaches: You may have an upper respiratory infection see your doctorfor help. ...Read more
Generally not: Unless you squeeze a blackhead, thus traumatizing the surrounding skin, a blackhead is unlikely to cause a scar. It is simply a plugged-up sebaceous gland where the oil has oxidized, turning dark. Most can be emptied by using hot compresses to loosen the sebum. If you can't do it yourself, see your esthetician or dermatologist but don't squeeze! ...Read more
Is it okay to use neutrogena acne pads for the your head? My head gets oily sometimes and I get bumps on days I don't shave
Have head tension/pressure, applied heat pad now have throbbing in back of head and neck. Why is that? Is this serious?
Headaches/Neck pain: The association of headaches and neck pain may be seen in cases of tension, problems with posture, lack of sleep, and with trauma or lesions of the cervical spine. The most appropriate course of action is seeing a medical doctor to start a diagnostic process and treatment. Chiropractic doctors may help the posture and release tension in neck and back. Exercise and relaxation are very helpful. ...Read more
I have a head ache in my neck mostly. I laid on a heating pad to try and help. Now I can barely pick my head up it hurts so bad.
Neck pain: Tension migraines are headaches that come from tense muscles of the neck that insert on the back of the head. The headaches are usually from compensatory muscle spasm due to abnormal alignment of the cervical spine. Massage, physical therapy, and chiropractic care are helpful to relieve the neck pain and headaches. ...Read more
Can I use a neutrogena acne pads after shaving my head as a hair bump preventer instead of using an actually After shave preventer. For ex (bump patrl?
Stick with soothing: My guess is that the acne pads wouldn't work as well. It seems that shea butter and tea tree oil are the ingredients that contribute to soothing the hair follicles and skin in the After Shave and Bump Preventer (which is really interesting...have never heard of such a thing!). Neutrogena acne pads are intentionally more drying containing alcohol and salicylic acid. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a neck pain issue, seeing drs/pt. Heating pad on neck makes my head instantly throb. Drs are confused. Ice is fine. Had Prednisone, no help?
Uncertain ? Diagnosi: Need to know the diagnosis. We see this kind of problem in a lot of situations that you need a better diagnosis to clarify your therapy. It depends on examination the range of motion of your neck and even the muscle tone in myofascial tender points. You may well need imaging, x-rays and even injections. ...Read more
I-pad, smartphone user, left shlderblade/neck pain radiats to shlder/arm, neck pops when turn head to left, smtms shooting pain in head on left side?
Muscle tension: Sounds like you have some muscle tension from maintaining an unnatural posture for a prolonged period of time. Give the devices a rest, or put them on a stand so you don't have to hold them, and use some heat and gentle stretching to relax the muscles. It may take several days to feel better. If not improving after a week, or if other worrisome symptoms occur, then get a medical exam. ...Read more
My granddaughter is having really terrible neck pain, she can't move her head? I have a heating pad on her and have given her Advil (ibuprofen)
Cervical neck pain: Anti-inflammatories, heat/ice, and physical therapy are good first line treatments for myo-fascial/facet/discogenic mediated neck pain. I would touch base with her pcp and get some x rays. I assume she isn't running fevers or had any recent trauma or symptoms of paralysis? ...Read more
My son was hit hard in a flag football game tonight. Ever since he has complained that his neck and head hurt. He also feels like he might throw up. We have tried tylenol, a heating pad and a neck rub, but nothing helps. What should we do?
Virgin18, my stomach and head are killing me. Haven't had my period for 2and half months now. Always see brown things in pad, usually take provera (medroxyprogesterone).
Amenorrhea: If you take provera (medroxyprogesterone) because of a history of not having your period for a time, you have probably been having irregular ovulation, which will result in light spotting ("brown things") . Provera (medroxyprogesterone) over five or so days will result in a menstual like discharge after taking it, in the next ten days. Heavy exercise or stress will cause some women to cease ovulation, hence few mestrual events. ...Read more
My periods are agonizing w/ pain in lower back, down to toes, and flood-like (40 pads in 3 days). I feel weak, shaky, muscle/head aches. What do I do?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
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