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I hate my freckles from my irish side. What can I do?

I hate my freckles from my irish side. What can I do?

Avoid sun: Freckles are caused by sun exposure. Facial laser will remove them, as will a facial skin care product called obagi. Contact a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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Can dermabrasion get rid of freckles? I have a lot of freckles and i hate them. Will dermabrasion lessen the appearance of my freckles? .

Can dermabrasion get rid of freckles? I have a lot of freckles and i hate them. Will dermabrasion lessen the appearance of my freckles?

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Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion will not reduce or remove freckles. Have you considered laser treatment? Many patients have used ipl laser for freckles and noticed a dramatic reduction in their appearance. Please consult a dermatologist that specializes in this type of laser treatment. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I hate lyrica's side effect but they r saying its the best for fibromyalgia is it true? Do i need to start using it or when should I start?

I hate lyrica's side effect but they r saying its the best for fibromyalgia is it true? Do i need to start using it or when should I start?

Not always: Lyrica (pregabalin) is only one option and there are several other meds which can very effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Many people do not tolerate lyrica (pregabalin). Get another opinion if your doctor will not discuss options with you. ...Read more

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I have lordisis i look like I have a big butt and my lower back is very curved i hate my body shape from the side please give me exercises to fix it

I have lordisis i look like I have a big butt and my lower back is very curved 
i hate my body shape from the side 
please give me exercises to fix it

Look to see how : Tight your hip and leg muscles are and try yoga to increase flexibility and try pelvic tilts with core strenghening with more focus on your pelvis with this specific exercise: contract your buttocks together as if you were grabbing on to and holding a $100 bill between them & preventing someone from tugging it away from you. Do this multiple times through the day and it will improve lordosis. ...Read more

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Teen (15) on Lexapro (escitalopram) and vyvanse. I hate the fact he's on anything at all. What warning signs should I watch for bad reactions or side effects?

Teen (15) on Lexapro (escitalopram) and vyvanse. I hate the fact he's on anything at all. What warning signs should I watch for bad reactions or side effects?

Suicidal thinking: From the antidepressant and anxiety or irritability or cardiac symptoms from the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) , including hypertension and rare psychotic symptoms. Hand tremors may be apparent. Best wishes. This combination has helped many people achieve in ways they never dreamed possible. The risks of treatment far outweigh the risks of no treatment. Make sure he is also in therapy. ...Read more

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I hate my face I have an ugly side profile and ugh my nose and ugly nose and eyes?

I hate my face I have an ugly side profile and ugh my nose and ugly  nose and  eyes?

Doubtful: Most teenagers as their social life expands develop some issues with their body image. It is hard to be objective about yourself. Few people are truly ugly and the hollywood projection of beauty is an image enhanced by make up artists and air brushing of magazine depictions. You can discuss this with trusted friends and family but i bet you have better than average features. ...Read more

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What can I do with the bumps on the side of my nose that won't go away? They're skin colored and don't hurt they're just ugly I hate them

What can I do with the bumps on the side of my nose that won't go away? They're skin colored and don't hurt they're just ugly I hate them

See derm: May just be your skin and active oil glands that will resolve as you get older. See a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and possible treatment. ...Read more

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I do Irish dance and track, and the past year, I've had an on-off "growing pain" but now my knee hurts right on the bottom side of the knee...

I do Irish dance and track, and  the past year, I've had an on-off "growing pain" but now my knee hurts right on the bottom side of the knee...

OK why you are: waiting , first see your doctor , if necessary will refer you to an orthopedic doctor , for any internal derangement of your right knee joint . ...Read more

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Just had HIDA scan hat shows 0 percent gallbladder function. I have been experiencing right sided chest pain for a while. Is surgery recommended?

Just had HIDA scan hat shows 0 percent gallbladder function. I have been experiencing right sided chest pain for a while. Is surgery recommended?

Surgery eval: recommended. In general with symptoms and poor gallbladder function, removal is helpful. Please seek a consult from a general surgeon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more