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Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis C which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read more

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What can I use to lighten up sun freckles?

What can I use to lighten up sun freckles?

Freckles: There are medications that can lighten your freckles. They are prescription only. Please see your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My underarms are dark how can I lighten them or fix this?

My underarms are dark how can I lighten them or fix this?

Need to see a doctor: Darkening of the armpits skin can be due to a hormonal imbalance, so a visit to a primary care doctor or an endocrinologist is needed to evaluate and perhaps check some hormone levels. There may be a relationship to pre-diabetes. Sometimes, there is no disorder, but the darkening is instead runs in the family. If it is familial, it will be very difficult to change the coloring. ...Read more

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Can not eating a lot lighten your flow and make it earlier?

Can not eating a lot lighten your flow and make it earlier?

Yes: If you are restricting your calories excessively or have an eating disorder such as bulimia, this can definitely affect your periods. ...Read more

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I am suffering from licken plan. Is there any certain cure?

I am suffering from licken plan. Is there any certain cure?

Lichen planus: If you do indeed have lichen planus, the first-line therapies include topical corticosteroids and intralesional corticosteroids. Second-line therapies include oral corticosteroids, phototherapy, and oral retinoids. ...Read more

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Hi do you have any ways that I can lighten up my underarms? Nothing is working for me, im begging you, PLEASE HELP ME. Thank you!

Hi do you have any ways that I can lighten up my underarms? Nothing is working for me, im begging you, PLEASE HELP ME. Thank you!

Not really, but...: Sometimes, darkening of underarms runs in the family. If it is familial, it will be very difficult to change the coloring. Realize that one's underarms and genitals are normally DARKER than other parts of the body. Occasionally, darkening of armpits can be due to a hormonal imbalance, so a visit to a primary doctor or an endocrinologist is needed to evaluate and perhaps check some hormone levels. ...Read more

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How do I lighten my skin?

How do I lighten my skin?

Lightening skin: A number of things can lighten skin. It really depends on what your particular problem may be. Hydroquinone is a common bleaching substance and retinoids (prescription meds or otc compounds) can also cause some lightening. Your dermatologist can help you find out what might be best for you. ...Read more

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How do I get my skin lightener?

How do I get my skin lightener?

Less tan: For lighter skin – always protect your skin. 1. Use a broad spectrum sun screen with a high SPF. Apply as often as needed. 2. Wears hat or other clothing to protect skin from Sun’s UV rays. 3. Try to avoid mid-day sun. A medication like hydroquinone may take months to work and usually it’s use would be limited to a particular site on the body. ...Read more

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How do I lighten my rough tan skin?

How do I lighten my rough tan skin?

Lighten and Smooth: The first thing to do would involve exfoliation to get the dead surface skin cells off and to increase epidermal turnover. Tretinoin or retin a (tretinoin) at appropriate doses is an excellent way to do this. As the skin is exfoliated and "trained" to turn over rapidly it probably will get lighter on its own. If not a medication called hydroquinone can decrease pigmentation in the skin. ...Read more

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How can you deal with lichen plantis?

LICHEN PLANUS: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
THERE ARE MANY CAUSES OF LICHEN PLANUS.
SOMETIMES MEDICATIONS CAN TRIGGER IT. ...Read more

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How to lighten your skin after shaving?

How to lighten your skin after shaving?

Why: I do not understand why you would want to lighten your skin after shaving. You need to be more explicit as to your reason. ...Read more

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Is it possible to listen to music too much?

Doubtful: If the music relaxes or interests you or excites you then there is no harm in it. If the listening distracts you from doing other important things in your life than you might be overdoing it. Hopefully it is not too loud which can affect your hearing and disturb the neighbors. ...Read more

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What to do if I got lighter since exercising?

What to do if I got lighter since exercising?

Most people do: If you do not want to lose weight then you may need to increase our food intake with calories and carbs. ...Read more

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How can I lighten my skin safely and quickly?

Lighten skin: You cannot. Don't waste your money.

Well you could have chosen different grandparents but that is hard to do. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to lighten your menstuation?

Are there any ways to lighten your menstuation?

Ocps: Birth control pills tend to decrease the amount of bleeding and decrease the duration of bleeding to aprox. 3-5 days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to lighten my skin in days?

Can you tell me how to lighten my skin in days?

It really takes: Months, and prescription strength products work fastest. Chemical peels can help but you really need to see a dermatologist ...Read more

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What is a great way to lighten up stretch marks?

What is a great way to lighten up stretch marks?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to lighten your skin?

What are some home remedies to lighten your skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply any good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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How to know what is best to lighten stretch marks?

How to know what is best to lighten stretch marks?

Nothing: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective therapy is cosmetic plastic surgery, but that's a big step for a non-health and non-life threatening problem. ...Read more

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My armpits are very dark what can I do lighten them?

My armpits are very dark what can I do lighten them?

Acanthosis nigricans: This is likely related to an underlying metabolic disorder. There is little you can do to lighten the increased pigmentation of the skin in the axilla, but it is even more important to address the underlying cause with your doctor. This is often related to a problem called pcos and associated Insulin resistance, or a pre-diabetic state. ...Read more

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Is it possible that stretch marks lighten eventually?

Is it possible that stretch marks lighten eventually?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks are actually scars in the deep layer of skin and generally don't go away. Most topical treatments won't work but prevention/minimization during formation may help with topical creams like cocoa butter. I typically use 5-6 fractional laser treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart to reduce the appearance of stretch marks but complete resolution typically not possible. ...Read more

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How can I lighten and shorten my menstrual naturally?

How can I lighten and shorten my menstrual naturally?

Shorten menses?: Besure your hormone are in balance as determined by your doctor as coditions like low thyroid can increase menstrual problems. Regular and hard exercise can decrease amount of period flow. Get regular check ups. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could naturally lighten my face?

Can you tell me how I could naturally lighten my face?

Naturally?: Depends on what is the cause of the "dark". Is it your natural pigment? Tan? See a dermatologist for ideas? ...Read more

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How bad is it for me to listen to my music really loud?

How bad is it for me to listen to my music really loud?

DEPENDS: dB X length: N.I.H.L. (noice induced hearing loss) is due
to long or repeated exposure to sounds at or above 85 decibels. The louder the sound, the shorter the time period before nihl can occur. Sounds of less than 75 decibels, even after long exposure, are unlikely to cause hearing loss.
Nihl is 100 percent preventable! All individuals should understand the hazards of loud noise. & please protect hearing! ...Read more

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