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Aside from hrt, is there anything i can do to deal with skin changes at menopause?

Aside from hrt, is there anything i can do to deal with skin changes at menopause?

BHRT. : The Estradiol and Progesterone deficiencies caused by menopause can accelerate skin wrinkling and dryness. The best treatment is to replace these hormones using bioidentical hrt. That is, hormones which are identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce if it could. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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What you suspect when a lady 49 nearing menopause has change in skin at junction of two labias with itch and minute sores, anti fungal does not help?

What you suspect when a lady 49 nearing menopause has change in skin at junction of two labias with itch and minute sores, anti fungal does not help?

A few possibilities: If you have already tried antifungals (which is a great first try!), then i'm wondering if this may be thinning of your vulvar tissue from waning hormone levels. The sores could be mild atrophy combined with normal sex - be sure to use a lubricant! the itching still bothers me, so that may just be the healing process. The most i would suggest would be otc Hydrocortisone cream to ease irritation. ...Read more

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Is it true that high import of sugar cause skin changes, blotches, etc?

Is it true that high import of sugar cause skin changes,  blotches, etc?

Not aware: Probably high intake of any product may cause skin irregularities but within reasonable quantities, I am of aware of sugar causing specific skin changes. ...Read more

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Any pregnancy skin changes?

Any pregnancy skin changes?

Stretch marks: The most significant change my patients have complained about is stretch marks. ...Read more

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My skin changes colors to dark when its cold why?

My skin changes colors to dark when its cold why?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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When I get cold sometimes my skin changes hue. Is this normal?

Yes that's normal: Changes in temperature can affect the small blood vessels or capillaries in the skin. When you get exposed to cold these vessels will shrink or constrict to reduce heat loss and the skin may become pale or bluish. In hot environments these vessels will dilate to give off excess heat and the skin will become pink or red. Some medicines or diseases such as low thyroid may make this worse. ...Read more

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My skin changes dramatically throughout the day, how can keep my skin healthier?

My skin changes dramatically throughout the day, how can keep my skin healthier?

3 steps: Cleanse well...Exfoliate...And ...Hydrate..There are many different products that can do these things. Find the ones that are good for you and affordable. And remember to always apply spf.... ...Read more

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Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Does pregnancy cause skin changes?

Yes: Common concerns are increased pigmentation of the face (e.g. Along cheek bones and upper lip, often referred to as the mask of pregnancy) and abdominal stretch marks. Generally increased blood flow may cause a noticeable blush over the cheeks referred to as the pregnancy glow. Acne may become more problematic during pregnancy and spider veins may also develop. ...Read more

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How do I reduce my skin changes after pregnancy?

How do I reduce my skin changes after pregnancy?

Wait a bit: Most of the skin changes in pregnancy will improve or resolve within about 6 months. Some (stretch marks, saggy skin) may not go away. All the dark pigment should go away. Your ob/gyn can tell you what won't improve. ...Read more

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Skin Changes (Definition)

Skin changes is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, thickness changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more