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Treating the skin: Pills are not prescribed for this unless there is also (A LOT of) acne. Various soaps can be used to dissolve oil. What type and how harsh depends mostly on what works for the individual, but regular soap, benzoyl peroxide or a soap with agents to protect the skin could be used. Sometimes an oily diet MIGHT affect it. Heat, or stress also might. ...Read more
Question too vague: You need to be more specific with your questions. Provide background DX , age and type of procedure.Start over, questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more
Ihave flakes on the head and face, i had biopsji, this is sebopsorasis, i took many medications , don't help me, please advice , me what I have do?
Dermatologist: The next steps depend on the details of which treatments you have tried so far. A dermatologist can evaluate you, review your history and suggest next steps. ...Read more
Facial pain: If you have pain from facial reconstructive surgery, you can discuss your need with your pcp. If needed, he/she can refer you to specialists for additional evaluation. ...Read more
Broad question: This is too broad of question to reasonably answer. The type of medication and procedure would not only depend on the area of the face needing surgery but the individual surgeon performing the operation. You would need to discuss this with the surgeon performing the child's procedure. ...Read more
Have white patches on my face, maybe due to leucoderma, not sure. Can anyone suggest any medication ?
Cannot diagnose: See a dermatologist and get this evaluated and managed. Good luck and have a good day. ...Read more
Does cushing's syndrome and the moon face disappear after you stop taking the medication that caused it?
I have a very sensitive skin, I can't use anything for my face without getting a reaction.
Please advise if I can go see someone for this or any medication.
See details: See an allergy specialist or dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Diagnosis: Diagnosis required before treatment. See TMJ-oral facial pain specialist for diagnosis/treatment recommendations. Any dentist can be a TMJ orofac8al pain expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: High doses of salicylic acid in its oral form have been shown in studies to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications. To be cautious, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid the topical use of salicylic acid but small amounts applied to the skin — such as a 1% salicylic acid-containing toner used once or twice a day — are considered safe. ...Read more
What is the easiest way or medication method to successfully treat acne on body and face? Without drying out skin?
Serious Rx: If you have acne on your trunk, you're going to need both topical and systemic therapy. You're already on topical benzoyl peroxide and a macrolide. Evidently it is not working. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that needs to be managed even if you have to deal with dry skin. Options for you now include spironolactone, the oral contraceptive pill, and isotretinoin. ...Read more