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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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How do you get rid of acne caused by hormonal imbalance.?

How do you get rid of acne caused by hormonal imbalance.?

As for other acne: Excess androgens in a woman, and extra cortisol in a man, can both produce acne. While you're being worked up and treated, topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day is often plenty. For hyperandrogen in women, eating sensibly, weight reduction and especially aerobic fitness are often very helpful. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples caused by masturbation?

How to get rid of pimples caused by masturbation?

Scientific Rx: Enjoying your body doesn't cause pimples, and whoever told you it did is either grossly ignorant or is trying to manipuate you. If two weeks of topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you, get with your personal physician -- you may be a candidate for topical clindamycin, systemic tetracycline, or any of several other meds. ...Read more

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How can i get rid of acne caused by the depo shot?

How can i get rid of acne caused by the depo shot?

Acne: Hard to answer with out knowing what you have tried so far. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloid scars caused by acne?

How to get rid of keloid scars caused by acne?

Stepwise approach: Avoidance of injury, pressure, massage, silicone gel sheeting, steroid injections, 5fu (fluorouracil) injections, surgery and/or radiation therapy are used in the management of keloids (roughly in that lprogression). Laser therapy is controversial. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swelling caused by sun?

How to get rid of swelling caused by sun?

Post sun: You can try some ice, cool compresses, and ibuprofen. Usually in a day or two, this is much improved. ...Read more

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How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

How can get rid of hyperpigmentation caused by acne on my face?

Fade cream: Fade cream is used to fade hyperpigmented areas but should be applied only on the area. If that does not work consider seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of freckles caused by the sun?

How can I get rid of freckles caused by the sun?

You can't: at least not in a good way. Stay out of the sun if you don't like them. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of facial scars caused by severe acne?

What is the best way to get rid of facial scars caused by severe acne?

Facial scars: You can improve the scars with facial resurfacing using laser. I don't think you can get rid of scars completely. ...Read more

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How to get rid of nausea that is caused by stress?

How to get rid of nausea that is caused by stress?

Deal w underlying : Stress. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Consider ginger. ...Read more

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How to get rid of facial rash caused by tadalafil ?

How to get rid of facial rash caused by tadalafil ?

Wrong question: If you get a rash from this med it will show a wide distribution. The correct question is what sort of rash is on your face, and why? This can obtain only by an exam and a lot of questions. A "rash" localized to the face is not expected from a pill. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

Steroid shots: Talk with your doc about having steroid medicine shot into your keloids. Other options too! good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of constipation caused by tolteradine?

How to get rid of constipation caused by tolteradine?

Fluids: Increase fluids, fiber and activities. May need or stool sofner. Consider screening colonoscopy if non. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples?

How to get rid of dark spots caused by pimples?

PIH: Post inflammatory pigmentation (pih) is very common after acne, especially in people who tan easily or have darker skin. I like using azeleic acid in this case. Fading creams like hydroquinone can also be helpful. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots due to acne?

How to get rid of spots due to acne?

Post inflammatory: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation is a common and normal response during the healing process. When traumatized skin heals, redness, followed by dark discoloration often occurs. With time, the site will usually resume normal coloration to match the surrounding skin. Normalization may happen faster with good skin care with hypoallergenic washes and moisturizers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of skin redness caused by acne scars?

What is the best way to get rid of skin redness caused by acne scars?

Depends on scar: Redness tends to resolve over several months. If it is related to raised scarring therapy with intralesional steroids or pulsed dye laser. Depressed or atrophic scars may require fillers, saline injections or laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of pimples caused by chocolate?

How do I get rid of pimples caused by chocolate?

Chocolate not cause: Pimples/acne are not caused by chocolate, they are caused by excess secretion of oils from skin glands triggered by increase in androgenic hormones (esp. In adolescence) that are then blocked at the pore openings and cannot drain. Often they get infected and inflammed. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of spots caused by face waxing?

How do you get rid of spots caused by face waxing?

Spots: Hydrocortisone 1% otc and fragrance free moisturizer applied twice daily for a few days will calm irritated red skin from waxing. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cystic acne & getting pimples on face due to hormones.

How to get rid of cystic acne & getting pimples on face due to hormones.

See a dermatologist: How do you know it is hormonal? Pcos? Menstrual history? Meds? Some birth control pills make acne better, some make it worse. The hormone on iud and the injection birth control make it worse. Your dr needs to know these different hormones. Typically spironolactone is best. Some people just need to change their birth control. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more