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Uneven bumpy face due to acne?

Uneven bumpy face due to acne?

Acne scars: There's nothing you can do about this on your own. If you want, a dermatologist can treat you with dermabrasion, fillers, microsurgery and/or a laser. I'm sorry you weren't treated when you should have been. Before you make your decision about seeking care, notice that hollywood "tough guys" from tommy lee jones to jet li seem to have deliberately kept theirs for "character." it's your choice. ...Read more

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Flat face flat face flat face ?

Flat face flat face flat face ?

Lol: What is your question what is your question what is your question ? ...Read more

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Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Droopy lid, sudden facial numbness?

Possible emergency: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to rule out worrisome things such as stroke. ...Read more

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Numbness in face forehead throat tongue lips ?

Numbness in face forehead throat tongue lips ?

Brain problem: If this is not stressed induced than you need to seek medical evaluation for potential brain problems. This grouping of signs/symptoms refers to specific anatomy locations. ...Read more

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Newborn chin and cheeks lighter than forehead?

Newborn chin and cheeks lighter than forehead?

Newborn skin: If your baby is a newborn, less than 30 days old, the skin is very sensitive, newborn skin is affected by maternal hormones and change in environment. ...Read more

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Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Acne, dry skin, large face bump?

Deep acne, dry skin: This is likely deep seated inflammation (cystic acne) that can be painful. Continue with gentle cleansing and your treatment care regimen. You may need to see a dermatologist for injection of an anti-inflammatory to calm swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Facial paralysis/droopin/bell's palsy and dizziness when touching side of face?

Facial paralysis/droopin/bell's palsy and dizziness when touching side of face?

See a specialist: Should see a specialist as soon as possible. You need a full work-up including an MRI or ct scan to rule out tumor and identify if cranial nerves are being compressed inside the brain, inside the skull bone or outside. ...Read more

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Sotolol causing itching skin on face neck & jaw?

Sotolol causing itching skin on face neck & jaw?

Possible allergy: You may have an allergy to the medicine. Do not abruptly stop it. Contact your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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Can facial plastic surgery get rid of chubby cheeks?

Can facial plastic surgery get rid of chubby cheeks?

Yes: Chubby cheeks can be thinned by resecting the fat pad just deep to the lining of the mouth. Suspension of this same fat pad can be accomplished surgically. Volume filling in the upper cheek areas can help to lift the lower face tissues to a certain degree. Finally, liposuction and/or facelift surgery can effectively change the relationships of fat pads in the face. ...Read more

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Can sinus cause facial discomfort.? Lip, eye, cheek, head?

Can sinus cause facial discomfort.? Lip, eye, cheek, head?

Yes, it can: Acute and chronic sinusitis can cause sinus headaches, cheek discomfort but eye and lip pain is concerning. Need to be seen by physician and even ENT evaluation if necessary to make sure there is not a serious sinus infection involving eyes etc. Lip involvement seems less likely in sinus infection. ...Read more

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Surgery on face to place eyes deeper inside face?

Surgery  on face to place eyes deeper inside face?

Need more info: There are treatments for conditions such as thyroid eye disease and exophthalmos. The eye socket is essentially enlarge to allow the eye ball to "fall back" into place. Certain congenital conditions can be treated by repositioning the bone structures of the face as well. ...Read more

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Will a jaw surgery change my facial apperance?

Will a jaw surgery change my facial apperance?

Depend on type of Sx: If you have facial surgery to change the position of your jaw bones or facial cosmetic surgery then yes it will change the appearance of your face but if you have intra-oral surgery for problems involving your gums or teeth then there should be no external changes in your facial appearance. You need a consultation with a surgeon to see what type of surgery you need. ...Read more

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Tingly facial skin left side, sinus symptom?

Tingly facial skin left side, sinus symptom?

Not necessarily: Sinusitis typically causes pressure or pain to the face. The trigeminal nerve gives sensation to the skin itself, with tingly sensation typically arising from dysfunction of this nerve. I would consult with your physician for this problem. ...Read more

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Could braces change your face shape?

Could braces change your face shape?

No: For growing patient (before puberty) there is a small chance to be able to modify growth pattern by using orthopedic appliances in addition to braces. However by braces alone orthopedic changes is highly unlikely. ...Read more