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Get Rid Of Black Neck Skin
C7 spinous process: Or vertebra prominens (the prominent vertebra). You need it. However, posture can be a component of how far it sticks out. Working on your posture by keeping your upper back, neck and head more erect will minimize it. For adults, physical therapy may be a good start. There are medical conditions that can also create a more fatty hump, but for most people it's just part of their body. ...Read more
Trigger point inject: Sore spots on the scalp can be trigger points. Injections of cortisone and local anaesthetic can give relief. ...Read more
How to get rid out of the dirt on the neck. It looks very bad when there is a difference between colour of my skin and colour of my neck?
Color is not dirt??:
You may have a pigment coloration change that maybe related to an endocrine abnormality. Acanthosis nigricans
skin disorder characterized by hyperpigmentation and hyperkeratosis, occurring mainly in folds of skin in axilla, groin, and back of neck; occurs in diabetes and poly cystic ovary syndrome. ...Read more
More information: Typical questions a medical provider would ask is severity, associated symptoms. I.E nausea vomitting, blurred vision, time of day, week, what makes it better or worse. Headache and neck pain can be because of multifactorial reasons. Musculoskeletal, stress, poor sleep, vision and other organic reasons. Try and find out associated symptoms before getting rid/masking symptoms by medications. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Go and see your doctor, usually after a little numbing medicine is applied, they can be painlessly cut off in the office. ...Read more
Please help! I had a skin problem especially in my face and neck. What kind of cream I can use to get rid of this?
I have a low hairline at the back of my head to my neck. What should I do to get rid of it permanantly and painlessly? Deeply annoyed.
Hair removal: This is a personal decision based on your preferences and those of your partner if you have one. Laser hair removal and electrolysis are both good choices. This won't be painless, but I bet you're super-tough and can take it like the grown man that you are now. I hope you get what you want. ...Read more
I have loads of skin tags on my neck and want to get rid of them but some are to small for the string method. Have you any advise please.
Dermatologist.: A Dermatologist can rid you of these properly. ...Read more
I am getting a lot of skin tags on my neck; how can I stop them from coming and get rid of ones I have. Why am I getting them all of a sudden?
Exfoli8 & moisturize: Exfoliate and moisturize but use protection sunscreen and barriers to cold and wind. ...Read more
I have bad posture. I have a bump behind my neck probably due to my head always being down. Is there a way I can get rid of it?
Likely C7...normal.: The bump at the back of your neck is likely the C7 spinous process. This is normal, and everyone normally has it. It is more prominent in some. (Not having it is abnormal.) You can try to minimize it by correct posture, but do not worry about it. ...Read more
Would a thread lift be effective at my age? I am 50 and am seeking a way to get rid of the ugly skin folds on my neck. I would rather avoid a lengthy recovery process if there is an alternative..
This procedure uses a barbed thread that is placed in the sub cutaneous (under the skin) plane to to pull the skin. The problem is that pulling skin will not correct that situation because the problem is with the under lying muscle-fibrous layer of the neck and face.
It will create un-nateral pulling, and will not last because the skin stretches. ...Read more
Sinus pressure: Sinus pressure would be in your face, cheeks, behind your eyes or in your fore head. It would not be in your neck. If you have sinus pressure, then it will respond to decongestants and possibly antihistamines if the obstruction is due to allergic inflammation. If there is an infection, you may need antibiotics. If OTC treatments don't relieve your pressure, please consult an ENT. ...Read more
Neck is a common site without any good explanation. You may shave off the skin tag, or freeze it with over the counter treatment for warts, or tie a dental floss at the base of the tag or even cut it off with a clear pair of scissors.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Everyday I get 3 to 4 new pimples on the skin around my chin and under my neck. How can I get rid of them?
I have sun damaged skin with pigmentation on my face and neck. Tried evertthing, any tips to get rid of it? And what is the best sun screen to use? Ta
Sun damage: Try using virgin coconut oil, but it will take several week to work ...Read more
I have these dots that look like goosebumps on my arms, chest, and neck. How can I get rid of them and make my skin look smoother?
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Can't get rid of this weird pressure in the center of my chest. It just sits there like I ate a rock. My head & neck get tight. Then I burp ; (help?
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Skin on my neck burns and gets itchy when I sweat. It has gotten dark as well. If it's eczema what should I do to get rid of darkness and itching on n?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Is over-tightening of the skin a common complication of a neck lift? I've read many comments about people who felt that their surgeon pulled the skin too tight during their neck lift. I'd really like to get rid of my turkey neck, but I don't even like to
How do I get rid of muscle spasms/twitches from the back of my neck and head? It's annoying and hard to sleep with
Would an endoscopic face lift be ideal to tighten my cheeks and neck? I want to do something about the loose skin on my neck and get rid of my jowls. I like the idea of an endoscopic face lift, because I won't have as much scarring. Are there any other be
Facelift: If you have a lot if excess skin, you may be better served with a traditional type of facelift. An endoscopic lift, witch it's smaller incisions may not allow for adequate skin removal once underlying tissues are repositioned. Have your face evaluated by aboard certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Can any plastic surgeon do a deep plane facelift? I'm interested in the deep plane facelift to get rid of excess fat and skin in my neck. Do I need to see a specialized plastic surgeon to have this procedure done or will anyone educated in plastic surgery
No: Deep plane facelifts are not performed by all plastic surgeons. The best way to find out is to ask the surgeon directly. Most will be straightforward and tell you how they perform their facelifts and why. ...Read more
Is there a safe way to remove skin tags? They're around my armpits, under eyes, neck and breast and it's annoying! How do I get rid of them?
Surgery: It's about the only way to get rid of them. ...Read more
I have a sebaceous cyst on neck. Was given cephalexin at ER because it caused a skin abscess (?).Will this get rid of it, or will I still need surgery?
Sebaceous cyst: The cephalexin was prescribed to treat the infection. This will likely improve the swelling/size of the cyst, but will not get rid of it. The only way to get rid of it is through complete excision, which can often be performed in the office setting under local anesthesia. ...Read more
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