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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Skin Cholesterol Deposits

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What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

High cholesterol: Cholesterol skin deposits, called xanthelasma, are associated with very high cholesterol levels in the blood. They can resolve with treatment of the cholesterol abnormality. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Skin Cholesterol Deposits (Definition)

Deposits in eyelids or elsewhere usually ...Read more


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Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Focus on Drivers: Xanthomas can be treated in various ways, but, as with most medicine, Txs about symptoms not health. Best check drivers (because many related issues). Rec: NMR particle test, optimize LDL <400-700 nmol/L & Large-HDL >9 …•mol/l (not just cholesterol (made by every animal cell & only one of the fat molecules carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: https://goo. Gl/vFz1f3 & http://goo. Gl/P4ETNk. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat skin cholesterol deposits? Obviously lowering cholesterol is the key, but its the spot I'm wanting to treat.

Is there a natural way to treat skin cholesterol deposits? Obviously lowering cholesterol is the key, but its the spot I'm wanting to treat.

There is no good way: To have these areas regress. Surgical removal could be an option but that would be a little extreme. You will have to settle for using topical cover up makeup. Obviously good medical control of your hyperlipidemia will avoid progression or development of new lesions. ...Read more

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Aged 64yrs male, suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown. Why? Treatment?

Aged 64yrs male, suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown. Why? Treatment?

Venous Insufficiency: You could have venous insufficiency/reflux. This is especially true if you have leg swelling at the end of the day & varicose veins. Your red blood cells get into your fat tissue & the cells that clean them up dissolve the red blood cells except the iron in them causing them to turn brown. Unfortunately there is little to do to reverse but you should be worked up for venous reflux specialist. ...Read more

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My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous. Any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

My skin is thick and dark near lateral mallecous. Any home remedies for treatment? If not other way?

Hmm: Is it a callus or a mole? I'd get checked to confirm what is is as dark spots can be suspicious for skin cancer and other things. Please see your doctor for a full exam. ...Read more

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Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Home remedies for cholesterol deposit on face?

Garlic helps some: I have no experience treating this and there is no formal research, but many patients report that topical garlic is effective, though it may sting and burn. See http://www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/xanthoma. Html
measures to lower cholesterol usually help to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Please advise what is a good home remedy to brighten skin?

Neat and clean with: A pleasant disposition is the way to go. That will bring more light to our world than a lighter face. Please don't measure your self-worth by skin color. One day your opinion may reverse and you may want to darken your face. I respect the fact that you are a young and healthy and want to look attractive but who you are and what you do is the real attraction. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

Home remedy acne: Home remedies include: tea tree oil, honey, witch hazel, apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, baking soda, and pepto-bismol. The bacteria that cause acne are very sensitive to bismuth. ...Read more

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Any home remedy for skin tags?

Any home remedy for skin tags?

How brave are you?: I have heard of people tying a thread around the base or using nail clippers (sterilized with alcohol first, of course). Better yet, just go see your local plastic surgeon or dermatologist and have him/her remove them for you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for fore head polyp?

What is the best home remedy for fore head polyp?

See your physician: Polyps could be a wide range of issues from acne / lipomas / malignancies. Have your physician check is out before you start to remove it on your own. ...Read more

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How to keep skin healthy n glowing? Any home remedy?

TLC: You should be gentle with the skin and use moisturizing and gentle cleansers and avoid too much sun and harsh environments as much as possible. The use of moisturizers in lotion or cream form can be helpful. It is also important to focus on good nutrition and get proper sleep. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Are there any home remedy for fair and glowing skin?

Marine Fish Oil: And other GOOD fats such as coconut oil can lubricate the skin from the inside out. See your doc first please. Peace and good health. Avoid bad fats such as trans-fats in prepared foods. Avoid skin lotions containing alcohol, which is drying. ...Read more

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What is the best home treatment for extremely dry skin?

What is the best home treatment for extremely dry skin?

Urea. Lactic acid: Urea based lotion or ammonium lactate are both useful for dry skin. A barrier repair cream called cerave is also useful. The very dry skin may be a condition called icthyosis which may be better treated with prescription strength creams. ...Read more

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What to do if I need a home remedy for a recurring skin rash?

What to do if I need a home remedy for a recurring skin rash?

Wrong approach: How can anyone suggest any sort of remedy without determine the cause of the rash? See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess?

Abscess: If it is an actual abscess it should be surgically drained. However, moist heat may help to localize it in the meantime. ...Read more

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Please describe a good over-the-counter medication or home remedy for a head cold?

Rest / fluids / rest: Best remedy for a head cold is to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Despite years of extensive research the most effective medicine is rest and fluids. Your body and immune system should take care of the rest.

Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What should I do to remove black spots in skin in home itself? Please send me proper way of treatment

Only thing: The only thing available are over the counter bleaching creams. Otherwise please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a scratch wound on the skin is infected? Area around the wound is pink. Home treatment with neosporin ok?

How can you tell if a scratch wound on the skin is infected? Area around the wound is pink. Home treatment with neosporin ok?

Infected wound: If the wound is having greenish or yellow color fluid/ discharge, along with signs of inflammation like swelling, redness and severe pain; I would consider that to be an infected wound. If you have these signs and symptoms, please get help from your physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have uneven skin tone what should I do? Any home remedy?

Uneven Skin Tone: There are different causes for uneven skin tone, both internal and environmental. Treatments also vary widely, depending on the cause, severity and location of the patchy discoloration (although most cases of uneven skin tone happen in the face). See your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Skin treatment or what are good home remediesto bring acne to the surface of the skin?

Skin treatment or what are good home remediesto bring acne to the surface of the skin?

Multiple Ways: Treating acne requires antibacterial cleansers, and they usually contain salicylic acid. Benzoyl peroxide can be very effective for spot treatments. Mechanical exfoliation is useful to scrub away the outer layer of your skin which can become dull and possibly result in clogged pores. Chemical exfoliation (chemical peeling) is important in your initial acne regimen to prime your skin for home care. ...Read more

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I have a skin condition called rosacia. Would appreciate if some one could give me a good home remedy?

I have a skin condition called rosacia. Would appreciate if some one could give me a good home remedy?

Dermatologist: Basic lifestyle modifications if your diagnosis is truly rosacwa and not another condition that may mimic rosacwa. 1). Strict sun protection with physical sunscreens only zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. Everyday + hat outside. I like elta physical and vanicream SPF 60. 2) avoid any identifiable triggers. 3) gentle cleansers and moisturizers (cerave and cerave pm). Likely you will need an rx. ...Read more

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Hi, I am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, hina?

Hi, I am an Asian and 15 year old. My skin tone is getting darker day by day. Please suggest some home remedy or product for fair skinthankyou, hina?

Sun: Might you be getting darker due to sun exposure? That said, I'm not understanding what is wrong with dark skin. Personally, I think dark skin is beautiful. It's just our cultures that put a value on white skin as "better, " because it historically comes with privilege, which is not pretty at all. ...Read more

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Do you know the home remedy for getting rid of skin moles?

Do you know the home remedy for getting rid of skin moles?

Mole removal: There are no appropriate home remedies for mole removal. One should have a dermatologist evaluate and remove a mole as needed. A biopsy is then sent to evaluate for possible skin cancer as a rule ...Read more