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Doctor insights on: Facial Skin Feels Tight

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I used head and shoulders shampoo 4 days ago and right after my facial skin felt burning, tight and irritated. I apply moisturizers but still irriated?

I used head and shoulders shampoo 4 days ago and right after my facial skin felt burning, tight and irritated. I apply moisturizers but still irriated?

Ans: You have had a skin reaction to the shampoo. Do not use it anymore. Try gentle lotions or perhaps even some hydrocortisone cream to the face avoiding the eyes and the mouth. The skin will repair itself brakes a few days. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Stinging skin sensation around eyes Flaky facial skin & dandruff Sore, dry and tight facial skin Hot skin and feaver. No allergies. For 4 weeks. ?

Stinging skin sensation around eyes 
Flaky facial skin & dandruff 
Sore, dry and tight facial skin
Hot skin and feaver.
No allergies. For 4 weeks.

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See dermatologist: Flaky skin lesions on the areas described may be from seborrhea which can be treated with several topical agent s including antifungal products. However the hot skin and fever are not expected with this condition. Thus it is best for you to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I want to pull a good inch or two more of skin away from my face. How can I tighten facial skin?

I want to pull a good inch or two more of skin away from my face. How can I tighten facial skin?

See derm: many procedures available to tighten facial skin. At your age you can use radiofrequency devices, infared technology, and ultrasound. But see a dermatologist to discuss your options ...Read more

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How could i get clear facial skin?

How could i get clear facial skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What can I do to detan my facial skin?

What can I do to detan my facial skin?

De-tan face: You may have a condition called melasma, which is tough to treat, but either way your best treatment is strict sun avoidance, daily sunscreen, and a bleaching cream like tri-luma (which contains hydroquinine and tretinoin)...And lots of patience and time. ...Read more

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What makes highly damaged bleeding facial skin better?

What makes highly damaged bleeding facial skin better?

Simple treatment: The good news is the area has fantastic blood supply and healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Simple creams/ointments will help protect/moisten while healing. Avoid further trauma to the area and let nature take it's course. ...Read more

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Why does the facial skin hyperpigment in perimenopause?

Why does the facial skin hyperpigment in perimenopause?

Skin discoloration: Changes in hormone levels in combination with sun exposure over the years contributes to discoloration of the skin. Daily sun protection. A topical retinoid and vit c are good preventive measures. ...Read more

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Why is my facial skin so red and blotchy?

Why is my facial skin so red and blotchy?

This would require: examination of your skin & a history to try to answer that question. Take care. ...Read more

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What should I do to increase my facial skin tone?

What should I do to increase my facial skin tone?

Multiple options: From least to most invasive: 1) avoid sun & smoking. 2) use a good moisturizer with sunblock. 3) home peels. 4) professional chemical peel. 5) laser skin resurfacing. 6) subcutaneous laser skin tightening (precisiontx by cynosure). 7) facelift. ...Read more

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Burnt my facial skin because of chemical peel. How do I treat this?

See dermatologist: I would see a dermatologist about this. Peels can be dangerous yet frequently performed by persons with a weekend class. Proper aftercare will reduce the risk of this even causing scaring and pigment issues ...Read more

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Why is my facial skin so red, blotchy and patchy? I need some advice.

Why is my facial skin so red, blotchy and patchy? I need some advice.

Need to visualize: & obtain history to identify the cause of these skin issues before we can make treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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What are some effective tricks you can use to get rid of excessively dry facial skin?

What are some effective tricks you can use to get rid of excessively dry facial skin?

Dry Skin: 1. Hydrate well with water. 2. Avoid lengthy or hot showers. 3. Use sunscreen consistently. 4. Avoid harsh or deodorant soaps - think hypoallergenic & unscented. 5. Only need frequent soap/cleanser on areas that are dirty, oily or create body odor. 6. Use moisturizer as needed. 7. Aim for 8 hours of sleep per night. 8. Maintain a healthy diet. ...Read more