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Home Remedies For Fewer Than 5 Cafe Au Lait Spots
Number and size: Symptoms of nf1 may be seen at birth and may include light brown sports, six or more measuring 5 mm in greatest diameter in prepubertal individuals and over 15 mm in greatest diameter in postpubertal individuals.Two or more growths on the iris of the eye, a tumor of optic nerve, , development of two or more subcut. Nodules, neurofibromas and bone abnormalities of tibia, skull, and spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 ash leaf spot, 1 cafe au lait spot, sleep myoclonus in 5 year old; how are dermatologic skin lesions related to nerves? can u please explain?
It's embryology: The embryonic neural tube, which will develop into the brain and spinal cord, induces the formation of a new type of cell superiority, called neural crest cells. They will become many different cell types, including melanocytes, which make pigment in the skin, as well as an amazing number of others, including neurons of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system, So they are related. ...Read more
Cafe au lait: Café au lait macules are observed in 95% of patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (nf1), which is the most frequently occurring neurocutaneous syndrome. These spots may also be observed in patients without nf1. Other conditions in which they may be observed include mccune-albright syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, and fanconi anemia. ...Read more
How to remove cafe au lait birthmark for new born baby? Its light brown color in her cheek. Is there any home remedy or treatment to lighten the color
Treatment worse: The only treatment that would remove the mark would be surgical removal of the skin involved. If done, a significant scarring would result. Use of simple concealers would be adequate if this bothers her growing up.By that time some less invasive treatment might be available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two extremely light hyperpigmented areas that are about 2 cm and 1.5 cm each. And then two actual cafe au spots that are both less than 1cm. No other criteria at all. Nf1, nf2? Something else? Or just normal?
Just normal: You need 6 or more cafe au lait spots to make the diagnosis, other signs are Lisch nodules in the iris, optic gliomas in the brain, fibromas in skin and kidneys ...Read more
How are cafe au lait spots linked to autism or neural disorders in toddlers? They recently were noticeable in our 2 year old
Possibly: It depends. If you are going to get some ornamental tattoo then it could possibly hide your spots. However, if you are considering tattooing your spots individually to "fill them in" then, technically yes, it might work. The trouble will be in getting the tattoo ink to match your skin color. And when your skin tans (if you tend to tan) the tattoos will not darken. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 26yr have dry untone pigmented deep lines look aged face, Kindly suggest some skincare products contain no harmful chemical but effective for 26yr?
Low Self-esteem: I understand your concern for deep lines on your face. Feel the Wonders of all 5 sense organs on your Face including 7 million nerve cells on the back of your eyes due to which you can see different colors of Nature and beautiful rivers flowing through Sindh. Feel Beauty of your inner self with good qualities. Respect yourself for your accomplishments of 26 years. See Dermatologist and a Therapist ...Read more
I have three cafe au lait spots measuring about 1-2cm max. I have another 2 that are about 5mm max. No other nf1 signs and am 25. Is this nf1?
Unlikely: According to diagnostic criteria for nf1 at least 2 of the following clinical features must be present in order to make diagnosis (for your age group): >5 cals (>15mm in diameter), >1 neurofibroma, freckling in axillary or groin area, optic glioma, >1 lisch nodule, a distinctive bony lesion, a 1st degree relative with nf1 according to the above criteria. Diagnosis may be confirmed by genetic test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My mom had an acoustic neuroma removed at 35- unilateral. She's 60 now without another one or any other tumors. We both have a few small cafe au lait spots- under 1.5 cm. Does this sound like nf2?
Are there home remedies to get a smaller nose, hair removal & to get a baby smooth young looking face? (For oily/combined skin)
Small, white, round spots on legs n arms after swimming under the sun for 1/2 hour daily for 1 month. Cause for concern? Treatment needed?
Melasma or dark patches on face
Showed many doctors nothing works
Discolred chin area
Age 42 Half uterus removed no period?
You might consider..: Microneedling is the process where small needles are used to penetrate the epidermis and the dermis, creating micro pores that allow deeper application of certain topical medications, such as lightening agents. Some patients have had good results with evening out skin tone, reduction of fine lines/wrinkles, and even improvement of scars and stretch marks. ...Read more
Our15 month old baby has a recurring rash consisting of flat, round red or dark purple spots. There is usually between 3 - 10 spots. They fade after a couple of hours. 2 - 5 mm diameter.
Mgt: One possibility is a rash called urticaria. The rash fades and then returns. It can be a sign of an allergic reaction. Noting any possible triggers including foods will be important information for your pediatrician. If your daughter is otherwise well, infection is less likely and based on your description the lesions are not draining any liquid. ...Read more
Depends: On your age and history. Most halo nevi (moles) occur in young people and represent the body's immune mchanism getting rid of the moles. However, the immune system can also attack cancerous moles (melanoma) and give a halo-like appearance. Best to have all halo nevi evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more
Hi, age: 26 . there are freckles on my skin, give me home remedy. My pores are open, and give awkward look, give suggestions?
Laser skin treatment: There are several lasers on the market that imrpove the color and texture of the skin ...Read more
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