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Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Options: A dermatologist can make the scars less apparent, though they cannot be made to vanish, using fillers, laser treatment, abrasion or surgery. Before you decide, look at the hollywood leading men who have chosen to keep their acne scars for character (jet li, steven seagal, charlie sheen, tommy lee jones.) it's your call (and you partner's if you have one.) good luck. ...Read more
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immunosuppressives: Serpiginous choroidits is an autoimmune condition that affects the critical layer under the retina but can rarely be caused by an infection so treatment depends on the cause. Most patients though are treated with drugs that suppress the immune system like prednisone, methotrexate, Mycophenolate Mofetil and cyclosporine. Newer meds include Remicade (infliximab) and humira. Treatment can be life long. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Bumbs under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Redskin, sunburn-like, pain, hot~leftleg>leftarm>left face? Diabetic2/[email protected]/neuropathy/?
3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?
Plastic surgeon: Moles are something that both dermatologists and plastic surgeons deal with. Dermatologists are experts at diagnosing the types of moles and conditions of the skin. They typically perfrm biopsies and shave biopsies. Plastic surgeons are the experts in "sewing" or closing wounds. For cosmetic mole removal plastic surgeons will remove them in the most discrete way leaving the most favorable scar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shea butter lightene: Shea butter best functions as a moisturizer. Packed with antioxidants like vitamin e , as well as vitamin a, polyphenols and phytonutrients it's great as a soothing anti-inflammatory ingredient. The gold standard skin lightener is hydroquinone. Alpha arbutin, kojic acid, licorice root extract, melanozyme are skin lightening compounds to look for. Best to consult your cosmetic specialist. ...Read more
Probably: People tend to share everything else on facebook, so i would not be surprised if people were sharing medical photos. I know I have seen some trauma photos people have taken of themselves while waiting in the emergency department. ...Read more
I have a Vertebral Artery Dolichoectasia compressing my brainstem. Search my vids on youtube typing "engelman brainstem compression". What d u think?
Vertebral artery: Compression of the brain stem by a vertebral artery can cause many neurological signs based on the location of the compressed brain and the exiting cranial nerves. A cerebrovascular surgeon can determine whether the vertebral artery is causing symptoms and develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
Please help! I have duputryne's contracture in hands, cords, nodules, clubbed fingers, adhesive capsulitis. Autoimmune normal. I'm a"medical mystery."?
Extensive list: The risks are following depends how premature the baby is: rds -respiratory distress syndrome, bpd- bronchopulmonary dysplasia, pda- patent dustus arteriosus, nec- necrotising enterocolitis ivh- intracranial bleed rop- retinopathy of prematurity hypothermia feeding intolerance prolonged hospital stay sepsis cerebral palsy learning disabilities developmental delays death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are 2 main ways to use the laser during a cosmetic eyelid surgery. One is as a substitute for a scalpel. The other is to use the laser for "resurfacing" the skin - which is improving fine lines and texture issues. I routinely use this second laser method. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: I'm sorry that there are slick marketers in the world. If you have a scar, most folks won't care one way or the other -- there are no really perfect bodies even in hollywood -- but a dermatologist or plastic surgeon may be able to help. ...Read more