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I Have A Cleft Chin
Look in the mirror: If your chin looks like Mr. Affleck's, you have a chin cleft. I hope you are happy with whatever Mother Nature gave you. People who like you for who you are like the little features about you that are distinctive. I hope you do as well. And how you carry yourself and treat others is what folks notice. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a cleft chin and hate it with a passion. Its not insanely deep but its wide. What cosmetic surgery could correct this and about how much is it?
Augmentation.: For best results, have a consultation with a board certified facial plastic surgeon who can examine you, make recommendations and discuss cost. ...Read more
Entirely cosmetic: Fees for your requested procedure vary greatly from one doctor to another, so get a few opinions. But it's considered completely cosmetic in nature. A cleft chin is not a cleft lip! ...Read more
Because you're lucky: Nobody really understands these things. What you do need to know is that people who like you for who you are like whatever Mother Nature gave you. Ms. Lovato (photo), Mr. Affleck, Mr. Penn, Mr. Gable and dozens of other Hollywood stars have kept theirs and seem to like them. I hope you do as well. Best wishes. ...Read more
You decide: It's a normal variant. Life's hard enough without comparing your natural gifts to others'. People who like you for who you are like the little incidentals as well. People actually notice whether you're physically fit, how you carry yourself, and how you treat others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Celft chin treatment: Filler injection is a very easy treatment for a cleft chin with little recovery. In the past, collagen injections were used, generally due to lack of better options. Currently, hyaluronic acid fillers (restylane, juvederm) and calcium hydroxylapatite (radiesse) offer better long term correction than collagen -3 months vs 6 months or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cleft Chin: Filler injection is a very easy treatment for a cleft chin with little recovery. In the past, collagen injections were used, generally due to lack of better options. Currently, hyaluronic acid fillers (restylane, juvederm) and calcium hydroxylapatite (radiesse) offer better long term correction than collagen -3 months vs 6 months or more. ...Read more
Perhaps: Cleft chin is caused by the adherence of the skin in the middle of the chin to the deeper tissues. Correction requires releasing these strong attachments and placing a graft of fat or muscle to add volume. Filling agents injected under the cleft might be of some value, however, the results will be limited if the strong deep attachments are not released. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 1st baby had prs with only microganthia small chin & cleft palate. He is ok now. We want other baby. Is it going to be in 2nd pregnwcy as well?
No guarantee: Ask your pediatrician and even maybe a geneticist if there is something generic that caused the cleft. ...Read more
My six week old daughter was born with cleft pallet. Her chin is also pushed back a little basically looks small and her nose is a little wide.
Cleft palate: Plastic surgeons can perform mirackes when doing surgical repair. Good luck! ...Read more
Lip repair first: If this is an infant. Usually about 3 months of age. The small chin should not be addressed until growth is complete. If this is a newborn, it is best to have the child evaluated and followed by a multidisciplinary cleft lip and palate team. The ACPA had a list of teams. ...Read more
Small cluster of spots on cleft of chin itchy and sore also glands in neck below chin are swollen and sore to touch. What is the likely cause?
Sounds like herpetic lesions and the reaction of regional lymph glands! This would be more likely than not ORAL herpes ("cold sore") type. Check it out with your Primary Care Provider!
Hope this helps!
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Yeast: Any area were skin meets skin tends to become moist. This can allow for our own natural surface bacteria and yeast to grow. Yeast often tend to overgrow and cause itching. I recommend keeping the area dry with powder like zeasorb (over the counter) which keeps yeast counts down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Special bottles: Babies with cleft palate, with or without cleft lip, have a difficult time generated a good, long suck because of the hole in the roof of the mouth. They swallow fine, it is just difficult to get the milk into their mouth. There are 3 major brands of cleft bottles that allow squeezing of the bottle to get the milk into the baby's mouth so they don't become exhausted trying to suck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on symptoms: A rcc is a benign growth on the pituitary gland that is fluid-filled. Most are asymptomatic and are found incidentally on a ct or MRI of the brain. They are more common in females. Symptoms are commonly visual or headaches. Symptomatic cysts should usually be surgically drained with an expected good outcome. ...Read more
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