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Any home remedy for brown spot on face?

Any home remedy for brown spot on face?

Brown spot: Egsplants extract. Is frequently used . Please check with you dr the type of spot , determine and be safe. ...Read more

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Shaved my head for summer.I see 6-7 small(eg:0.25cm) white scars/patches. Missing few hairs on sides of forehead(soft skin).Is it alopecia. Any remedy?

Shaved my head for summer.I see 6-7 small(eg:0.25cm) white scars/patches. Missing few hairs on sides of forehead(soft skin).Is it alopecia. Any remedy?

It may be: It may be an old scar where hair did not grow and as long as it is only in that area and when your hair grow that area is covered you need not do anything for it .If you feel you need to do anything more consult a dermatologist who can tell you after exam if you will ever grow hair in that area. ...Read more

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Hard, non itchy or painful bump on mons pubis x 2weeks. No pus/leakage. Hair on bump fell out. Neg for herpes/warts. Home remedy or Dr visit? Thanks

Hard, non itchy or painful bump on mons pubis x 2weeks. No pus/leakage. Hair on bump fell out.  Neg for herpes/warts. Home remedy or Dr visit? Thanks

Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. And... if it were elsewhere I'd say boil or eczema. An inflammaotry or infectious (minor, non-std) can certainly do this ...Read more

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Acne for years, but mostly have dark spots or marks (not pot marks) left behind. What are some good items to use on them (home remedies included)?

Acne for years, but mostly have dark spots or marks (not pot marks) left behind. What are some good items to use on them (home remedies included)?

Lasers, peels: Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation can occur in skin after injury or acne. The best prevention is to avoid sun exposure (sunscreen) to avoid stimulation of the pigment cells (melanocytes). Once present, bleaching agents such as kojic acid or hydro quinone along with retinoids can help. Typically chemical peels or laser tx is needed for severe cases. ...Read more

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Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Unclear : You seem to be describing an abscess or boil. This occuru with or without a trip to the barber shop. MRSA remains a possibility in the current clinical setting. Generally very warm compresses used frequently are the first line of treatment. You may use a topical antibiotic such as neosporin, with limited benefit depending on the depth of the infection See a doctor soon if it does not improve. ...Read more

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What causes a 2yr old baby's soft spot on the head not to close yet?

What causes a 2yr old baby's soft spot on the head not to close yet?

Normal or not ?: Studies in the late 80's documented 2-4% of normal infants retain a detectable soft spot at 24mo. Persistence of this feature is common to medical conditions like hypothyroidism & a variety of named syndromes. If your child is growing & developing well, i see no need to worry over this issue. If there are developmental or other health issues, bring this to the attention of your doctor. ...Read more

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Would toddler have symptoms w/ skull fracture? He bump heads w/bro. There's a soft red swollen bump on forehead for 3 days. Touch doesn't bother him.

Would toddler have symptoms w/ skull fracture? He bump heads w/bro. There's a soft red swollen bump on forehead for 3 days. Touch doesn't bother him.

Often not: But our design is protective here.The forehead in toddlers is thicker than other parts of the skull and if he shows no signs of altered behavior nor illness it is probably O.K. Make his brother stop roughing him up. ...Read more

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Used retin a (tretinoin) on penis head, skin got burned but now healed. Noticing small dark spots on penis head. How to cure this Please help!!

Used retin a (tretinoin) on penis head, skin got burned but now healed. Noticing small dark spots on penis head. How to cure this Please help!!

See below: Not unusual to have either residual hypo- or hyperpigmenation of the penis (shaft or glans) after treatment or resolution of any type of infection, inflammation, or irritation. Such pigmentation tends to return toward normal with time (months to years). Trying to normalize these areas with various topicals sometimes delay rather than enhances the process. Recommend see a dermatologist if concerned ...Read more

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A 1 month old baby girl represent allergy on the cheeks, forehead (plus yellow scales on forehead) and few on the chest and. What would be cause ?

A 1 month old baby girl represent allergy on the cheeks, forehead (plus yellow scales on forehead) and few on the chest and. What would be cause ?

Sounds like: Baby "acne" or baby rash. Wash with warm water and wash cloth. One interesting thing I have learned from chinese medicine is that 95% of all childhood problems under the age of 5 are digestive in nature. Cow milk based formulas can contribute to this. Milk in moms diet if breast feeding. Adding probiotics can help as can seeing a trained chinese medicine practitioner. ...Read more

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I have swollen gums on the top left teeth. Any home remedies for this?

I have swollen gums on the top left teeth. Any home remedies for this?

Good oral hygiene: The best home remedies for treating swollen gum is good oral hygiene in the area. Gum massage to improve drainage in the area also helped. Application of salt/salt rinse can also help to drain the swollen area. Check with your dentist for the cause of swollen gum. Treat the cause, not the symptom. ...Read more

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I have a hair loss spot on my head, is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?

I have a hair loss spot on my head,   is there any over-the-counter products or home remedies i can use ?

Probably not: Sounds like alopecia areata but you would need an exam to be sure. The otc products would not expect to work for that. ...Read more

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31yr old female healthy no other symptoms hard little knot on mastoid bone behing ear on bone right at hair line for coulpe weeks what is it?

Mastoid Swelling: Hello, the swelling you are describing behind your ear is most probably a benign lymph node. They are very close to the skin surface. It is always a good idea to check with your family doctor for confirmation. Good luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more