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Can there be any way to prevent oily skin?

Can there be any way to prevent oily skin?

Manage not prevent: "oily skin" is not a disease, it's a condition, a state of being. It can be managed with proper hygiene, skin care, daily face washing and by regular hand washing. You also have to moisturize to avoid going the other way and damaging the skin. Acne is an inflammatory condition, so being too abrasive can cause problems, as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Oily Skin (Definition)

Oily skin = excess sebum secretions on the outer most ...Read more


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Is there any way to reduce skin pigmentation?

Is there any way to reduce skin pigmentation?

Combination Therapy!: 1. Broad spectrum sunblock daily 2. Serial superficial chemical peels, performed by an esthetician or a physician 3. Prescription creams like a retinoid (tretinoin) or fade cream (hydroquinone) 4. Laser treatments by a physician. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent skin aging?

Is there a way to prevent skin aging?

Various: Sun protection is most important- hats/clothing, sunscreens that block uva & uvb, outdoor activities before 10 am & after 4 pm. Don't smoke. Use high quality topical antioxidants. Good nutrition is important. Treatment for early signs of aging include topical retinoids (such as retinol, retin a, renova, (tretinoin) others) to reduce sun-damaged pigmentation and stimulate collagen, which minimizes wrinkles. ...Read more

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Is there any way how to reduce an oily hair?

Is there any way how to reduce an oily hair?

Oily Hair: Oily skin and hair are a common problem. There are many shampoos designed to reduce the oils in the hair. These products contain chemicals the effectively remove the oils. Unfortunately, the scalp makes the oils again, and in some quickly, and the oil returns. Washing the hair at least once daily will help too. Do not use hair products that contain oils or are greasy as this will make things worse. ...Read more

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Is there any food that can help to prevent acne?

Is there any food that can help to prevent acne?

Low Glycemic Index: There is some evidence that foods with a high glycemic index (foods that cause one's blood sugar to spike quickly) have a harmful effect on promoting acne. Therefore, choosing low glycemic index foods may be helpful in treating/preventing acne. Also, using organic dairy products may also help as they do not contain the many hormones used to make cows produce more milk. ...Read more

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Is there any way to enhance skin texture?

???: Define "enhance", and then define "texture". Most people, in my experience, feel that they have too much texture, i.e. Large skin pores, lumps & bumps, etc. Smooth skin is usually considered desirable. I can't remember any patients asking for more texture, so we need to know exactly what you're looking for. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent skin tags from forming?

Healthy weight: Maintaining a healthy weight seems to prevent skin tags among my patients. Also wearing a necklace (or anything which causes friction) may cause irritation to the skin leading to skin tags. Some people are prone to skin tags because of genetics. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent stretch marks permanently?

Is there any way to prevent stretch marks permanently?

Maybe: If you do not gain weight rapidly, do not make excess hormones that cause them, stay in shape, stay at a normal weight without going up and down. The layer of skin called the dermis looses elastin and collagen when there is a rapid accumulation of fat in the breasts, upper arms , thighs, abdomen, due to hormones. Weight gain, pregnancy, or other stressors on the skin where you accumulate fat. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent CRPS?

Is there any way to prevent CRPS?

CRPS prevention: Unfortunately, we can't predict who will develop CRPS following respective injuries, procedures, etc. All that we can do is identify the signs of this diagnosis early so that it can be aggressively treated. Some cases of cured CRPS exists but for most patients, it is a matter of managing CRPS symptoms with various modalities while maintaining the highest quality of life. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce future stretch marks?

Is there any way to reduce future stretch marks?

Avoid weight gain: Stretch marks come from rapid weight gain, hormones, pregnancy, and are dermal tears that cause discoloration. They occur wherever you accumulate fat including upper arms, abdomen, buttocks, thighs, shoulders and back. They have loss of elastin and collagen. Stay at a normal weight, stay fit, and keep your hormones balanced by not taking steroids when you work out. ...Read more

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Is their any way to prevent white hairs?

Is their any way to prevent white hairs?

Whitening of hair is: related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. In general–genetics ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent facial scarring?

Is there a way to prevent facial scarring?

Avoid trauma & SPF : Avoiding trauma to your face and skin will go a long way to help you avoid scarring. When you do have lacerations or abrasions proper wound care while limiting sun exposure will help minimize the appearance of the wounds as they heal. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent leukemia?

Is there any way to prevent leukemia?

Not really: Certainly one can avoid exposure to agents which promote cancer: many of which are outlined in the state of california website where many substances have to be labelled as being possible carcinogens - but other than this..Avoiding exposure to extremely high doses of radiation such as atomic bomb blasts are about the only known things you can do to lower the risk. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent alzheimer's?

Is there any way to prevent alzheimer's?

Not yet.: There is at this time unfortunately no way to prevent, cure or reverse alzheimer's disease. Recent researchers found a possible treatment with IV immunoglobulin but it is still in clinical trial. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent blushing when embarrassed?

Is there any way to prevent blushing when embarrassed?

ABrushWithFlushing: It would probably be easier to avoid embarassing situations than it would be to suppress your blush reflex, unless you are an actress or sociopath. But, hey, actors do it; they can even fake cry; that takes training. Here's a couple of sites that may help: http://www.uncommonhelp.me/articles/how-to-stop-blushing-tips/ http://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Blushing There are more. Consult Dr. Google ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure skin discoloration from atopic dermatitis?

Is there any way to cure skin discoloration from atopic dermatitis?

No: Lighter or darker skin caused by atopic dermatitis is due to changes in the pigment producing cells in the skin called melanocytes. Over time if ad is controlled the skin will return to normal color. Control your ad is important to help this occur. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent alzthiemers?

Is there any way to prevent alzthiemers?

Yes?: To my knowledge there are no medication u can take to prevent it. And usualy this is more common with family history . At increased however, the healthier u brein the less likely u can get alzheimer's .U can try what they call the " six pillars of brain healthy style".Active social life , stress management, quality sleep, regular exersize, healthy diet and. Mental stimulation. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce flatulence?

Is there any way to reduce flatulence?

Avoid : Eating a healthy diet can cause gas due to excess fiber. Since humans don't digest the fiber, intestinal bacteria will eat it and make gas as a byproduct. "beano" enzyme may help. Another reason is lactose intolerance, in which one can't digest lactose (milk sugar). "lactaid" tablets help. A third reason is sugar alcohols, like maltitol, that can cause gas. The doctor can look for other causes. ...Read more