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Mood swings, sudden brown tanning & pigmentation of facial skin with light colored spots in it since 2 years, acne & oily skin, pcos. Skin problem?
See a medspa doctor: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome can cause all of your issues. Start medication and see a medspa doctor to get the skin problems under control. Many lasers can help with the darker spots, as well as the acne. T here are also products and prescription creams to use between laser visits. ...Read more
Diffuse burning sensation after mild sun exposure.Reaction to product?(hascitric acid)stress?Not used to sun?Sensitized skin from recent healed overexfoliation?No itch, red & hot skin.Fades within hrs.
Sunken eyes, premature wrinkles, chronic telogen effluvium and thinner follicles, oily face, flushed, sun&light sensitive.Cloudy urine.What could it b?
Yes: Skinoren is Azelaic Acid and triacneal is retinaldehyde; both are good choices especially if topical benzoyl peroxide is too rough. This should be plenty for mild acne; if you're not clear in two weeks, or if it's on your trunk, get with your personal physician who can add something a little stronger. ...Read more
How to make minor facial burn for salicylic acid heal fast and avoiding post inflammatory hyper pigmentation?
Light/acid/peels: Best is to NOT self treat! Use Aquafor ointments... ...Read more
Is benzoyl peroxide effective for acne my skin is oily I have few pimples but much of post acne hyper pigmentation red marks..
Yes: Otc benzoyl peroxide 2% or 5% costs $5-10. Be careful: it will bleach clothing, towels, bed sheets. It is irritating & drying near lips & eyelids. If you control acne, you will slowly recover more normal color. A dermatologist can help with prescriptions. If you get branded benzoyl peroxide (proactiv) you will pay 10x more for same thing. ...Read more
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Skin eruptions causes redness after itching,usually after dinner, subsides in 30min,looks like multiple mosquito bites,frequent when constipative ?
Urticaria: This sounds like an allergic process- urticaria, where you can have hives after some stimulus. It's possibly triggered by something u eat or are exposed to. Sometimes no actual cause can be found -but it would be a very good idea to see an allergist who can help you. A good doctor might also question u to see EXACTLY what might be causing this. Keep a diary of symptoms to find a relationship. ...Read more
Best treatment for oily skin with mild acne and brown spots (post-acne), glycolic or alpha hydroxy products?
Yes: Everyone should use sunscreen. Those with more pigment are less likely to develop skin cancer, but with enough ultraviolet exposure, it is possible. A good, broad-spectrum sunscreen with zinc oxide (eg. Coppertone faces) applied daily with reduce the chance of premature aging and skin cancer. ...Read more
Prevents new lesions: It is a pretty good choice but will not touch what is already there. If you are not free of new lesions in two weeks, have your personal physician help you manage it. ...Read more
Severe burning sensation, dryness, itching rough skin on face, redness, photosensitivity even after 6months of discontinuity of isotretinoin.Wats gng on:(?
Rough skin: Try using virgin coconut oil but expect results for at least a month. ...Read more
Can darker skinned (non-white) people have more resistance against sunlight and resulting skin cancer?
Yes: But does not prevent it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does isotrentinoid reduce pore size, post inflammatory hyper pigmentation, or acne scars (even in the slightest)?
Depends: Retin A (tretinoin) is an amazing med, and one of the only proven medications to treat a multitude of things in the skin. Its main function is cell turnover which helps to decrease fine lines and wrinkles and smoothen the skin. It can improve pigmentation issues when used with appropriate brightening products.It does not really affect pore size, and can improve acne scars. www.arslanianplasticsurgery.com ...Read more
Causes Hyperpigmanta: Retin a (tretinoin) is known to cause hypopigmentation especially if you sit in son without sun screen.The darker spots appear darker and skin surrounding looks lighter and dark spots will turn lighter after you stop using retin a (tretinoin) and your skin will return to the way it was before i will advice consult your doctor or dermatologist if you still have cncerns as every ones skin is different. ...Read more
Constant face redness, intermittent hot flashes (male), diarrhea approx once/week. Facial redness DOESN'T blanch w/ pressure. Carcinoid syndrome?
Get a Medical Checku: You should go see your PCP and let him/her examine you and get some baseline blood tests. If any abnormality is found, further testing with scans may be indicated. Right now there is enough suspicion to start with a simple evaluation and establish a baseline. it can be a difficult diagnosis in early stages. ...Read more
What explains a constant flushing, red/brown coloration of eyelids, weakness, fatigue, joint pain, facial outbreaks that resemble urticaria from sun?
Photosensitivity: These symptoms may be seen in systemic lupus. I recommend a consultation with a rheumatologist who will evaluate you and order the appropriate tests. If this is unrevealing and you are not taking any medications that can cause photosensitivity, consult a dermatologist to check the facial eruptions. ...Read more
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