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Is there such a thing as blind pimples?

Is there such a thing as blind pimples?

Yes: Blind pimples are closed whiteheads that are not unclaimed. Topical salicylic wash can open these or prescription retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Is there such a thing as stressed hair?

Is there such a thing as stressed hair?

Kinda: Hair is an outgrowth of skin. It can be "stressed" by too much heat, chemicals (bleach, colors, straighteners, etc) overworked, over processed, overdone hair loses oils, can develop split ends. Hair growth can reflect hormonal genl. And nutrit.Health and well being. Deficiencies of nutrients, including iron, protein, etc can "stress" hair. Hormones, esp thyroid, and sex hormones affect it as wel. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as an acne surgery?

Is there such a thing as an acne surgery?

Yes: Acne surgery or acne scar treatments encompass a wide variety of procedures. This can include laser resurfacing/ dermabrasion to smooth the scar tissue. Scar removal and revision to remove deep scars, subcision and filler treatment to lift tethered scar tissue. A dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon can review all of the options with you and determine which is best. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as pre diabetic face rash?

Is there such a thing as pre diabetic face rash?

No cause & effect: Hi. People with pre diabetes can have a face rash and vice versa, but there is no cause & effect relationship. I suggest you talk with your doctor or a dermatologist about the rash! Healthy diet & regular exercise is always a good approach to prediabetes. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a sun allergy?

Is there such thing as a sun allergy?

Photosensitivity: In addition to hypersensitivity to sunlight (uva and/or uvb light) also consider drug-induced photosensitivity. These include sunscreen creams components, thiazides and furosemide, sulfas, antifungals, among other less common drugs. They cause dermatitis in exposed skin areas and resolve with drug discontinuation. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as brain drain?

Is there such a thing as brain drain?

Geopolitical term: This relates to the acquisition of professional and highly skilled individuals migrating from the country in which they are trained, to another country offering better salaries or opportunities. This depletes the available "brain power" of the originating country - thus draining their brainy individuals. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic diet?

Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic diet?

Yes.: 95% of all food allergies are due to a few foods - milk & dairy, egg, wheat (barley, oat), soy, corn, seafood, peanuts, seeds & tree nuts. You can be allergic to others but most of the time you can assess whether you have a food allergy by cutting these foods completely out of your diet for 2-3 weeks. If you get better add 1 food back every few days to find the actual cause. Usually 1 or 2 foods. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as vitamin b17?

Is there such a thing as vitamin b17?

No: Amygdalin is sold under this name but it's not a vitamin. This is the laetrile fraud -- the most vicious of all the historic cancer quack regimens, and the most profitable to its proponents. Sadly, it's still around. There's nothing spiritual about "keeping an open mind" about a proven, vicious scan. Simply shun these people and don't reward them with even a little of your money. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as bilateral eye cancer?

Is there such a thing as bilateral eye cancer?

Rarely: Most eye cancers occur in one eye. Bilateral disease can be found in retinoblastoma in infancy as this is an inherited tumor commonly but not always present in both eyes. Adults get bilateral cancer in the eye in the rare instance of simultaneous metastatic cancer from another site like breast or lung. ...Read more

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Can there be really such thing as a spiritual aura?

Can there be really such thing as a spiritual aura?

Possibly: Ions moving generate energy fields, human bodies included. Procedures like eeg's and ekg's can register those energy fields. "spiritual aura" is more subtle, and there is research attempting to document it. The work of elmer green phd is one place to review; ions is another. Green measured human biofield ("aura") in monks & healers. Beverly rubik phd's article: http://tinyurl.Com/lpj9tdc. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Frozen hip: No, there is not a specific frozen hip. A hip can, however, become stiff and lose motion from arthritis, infection, scar tissue, synovitis, heterotopic calcification, muscle and ligament contractures, as well as from metabolic, congenital, and traumatic causes. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as pain memory?

Is there such a thing as pain memory?

Yes: "phantom pain" for example is common in people who have amputations, where their brain makes them feel their foot is really aching, etc...Despite having had it amputated. It is the brain remembering the foot being their and thus a type of "memory pain.". ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Is there such thing as a psychologist just for babies?

Babies and mommies: A friend/colleague of mine (dr. Milentijevic) did her post doc training in parent-infant therapy at columbia university in new york city, couple decades ago... Half her clientèle is under 2y/o with their mommies (&daddies in some cases) working on attachment/parenting issues. Very important work! ...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


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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