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My Face Is Moon Shaped
Cushings syndrome: Moon face is one of the very common symptom of the Cushings syndrome, but not the only symptoms. The diagnosis is made with symptom complex and laboratory abnormalities in the right clinical setting. Moon face could be mimicked with facial edema and sinus problems also. ...Read more
On my cheeks there are reddish-brown lines that's like a drawing(shaped like a small smiley face).please help im
scared of what it signifies.
Picture is worth...: at least a diagnosis. Rashes can be hard without a picture and some basic information but typically a rash described like this is from a virus and benign (not serious), thinking Fifth's disease, Coxsackie, Roseola Lyme disease is a potential if geographically makes sense ...Read more
Does cushing's syndrome and the moon face disappear after you stop taking the medication that caused it?
I was on 40 mg for the last three weeks and it's tapering like 30mg 2 weeks, 20 mg for 2 weeks and then 10mg for two weeks.wen will moon face go off?
Several ways!: First, the chances of getting this "moon face" is proportional to dose and duration of therapy. Part of the puzzle as why people put on facial and torso weight, is because of the Insulin resistance that occurs with prednisone. Go low carb while on it. Ask your doctor about the length and duration of rx. Always take the Prednisone in the morning. Side effects are lowered. ...Read more
What to do if I have a birthmark on my face and i wonder, its shaped like a tear drop , and i wonder what does it mean?
Birth mark: There are different kinds of birth marks. Birth mark may be present at birth or appear later. Need to see you physician to know what kind of birth mark it is ...Read more