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Is There A Type Of Cream That Exists For Scalp Spots
Skin: It should be looked at first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
DKC1: The most famous of these is dyskeratosis congenita, in which the cells of the body that must constantly renew themselves eventually fail. Thankfully, it is quite uncommon. Ordinary pernicious anemia (which should not be missed) can make the hair go gray early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Options: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OTC creams: Ringworm is actually a fungal infection (not a worm) of the skin. You can treat it with over the counter antifungals such as Clotrimazole cream (and there are many others). Clean the area, dry it and then apply the cream several times per day. If it persists longer than about 2 weeks, you might want to see a dermatologist for alternative applications. ...Read more
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Peyronie's: There are several surgical options, but none of them completely without risk of functional side effects such as erectile dysfunction. However, this condition can sometimes resolve on its own. If the curvature is minor and doesn't really impair your sexual function it may not be worth treating aggressively. Talk to your pcp or a urologist. ...Read more
Seek medical eval: Medications - Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people- you may or may not have success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Bacterial stds like gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and trichomoniasis are all treatable with antibiotics. Viral stds like herpes, hpv and hiv. It is very important that you get seen so that an accurate diagnosis can be made and proper treatment started for you and your sexual partners. ...Read more
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Is there permanent treatment for dermatitis and the scars left behind because of it? What is the cost?N which type of clinics should be considered?
There is a part of my penis head that is white. It doesn't hurt, itch and no bumps. Could this be a STD? Or vitiligo, are there such thing?
Ringworm: Tinea corporis --ringworm of the body // capitis = head can be treated with otc lotrimin (clotrimazole). It is necessary, to keep scalp clean, perhaps with an anti dandruff shampoo.Years ago tar shampoos helped this condition stress can make it worse.But please be checked for high blood sugar -diabetes mellitus, hot sweaty work environments contribute. Some pts skin seems to allow easier infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is no: Single medicine that is used to treat the fungus and allergy or allergic rash at the same time but there are combination medicines used to treat the infection and the rash or the itching at the same time. If the rash is due to the infection, you may only need to treat the infection. Talk to your doctor for proper treatment please as using the wrong medicine can worsen the infection. ...Read more
Scalp Psoriasis: There are a few medications for scalp psoriasis. Relief, but not cures. Tar shampoos (t-gel, tarsum, dhs-tar) and several prescription shampoos containing cortisone derivatives, such as clobex shampoo. Derma-smoothe fs, taclonex, and more are available. Very pricey and you need a prescription from your doctor to get them. Best luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there proof that there is no greater incidence of any kind of skin damage, wrinkling or skin cancer in people who've had laser hair removal?
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