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Open Scalp Pores
Does hot water really open scalp pores and cold water closes them? Do the scalp pores close anyway?
Vasodilation: Warm water makes your scalp vessels open and dilate which may increase absorption of topicsl products. It doesn't truly open pores. Cold water causes constriction of blood vessels. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Did-meth-and-now-i-have-a-horrible-oder-coming-out-of-mu-urine-pores-and-scalp-its-so-disgusting-please help me?
Meth smell: I had to do some research on this one. It turns out Meth does make you smell bad. People often complain that their sweat smells like cat urine. Also, many complain about a bad foul smelling vaginal discharge. Meth is a poison. Please be advised you are risking your health by using this drug. Meth also causes horrible itching. Hope you avoid this drug in the future. ...Read more
I have a small pink bump on my scalp (2mm). It appears there is hair growing out of it. Can this be a clogged pore?
I did meth and now I have a horrible oder coming out of mu urine, pores and scalp. Its so disgusting. Please help me.
Treatment: Meth use can cause a harsh body and users will often sweat a lot. This odor will remind you of cat urine. Meth labs often have this same smell. The chemicals in the drug are what can cause the person to have this smell to them when they sweat and it comes out of their pores. Treatment for addiction is very important. Check the following: https://findtreatment. Samhsa. Gov for programs. Good Luck! ...Read more
I have a pink bump on scalp for years. Its thesamebcolor of thescalp except that its a little pinkish brown in color. It has a few pores and moles
Remove It!: It sounds like it's irritative. These should be removed. If your physician does not do this then you should be referred. Make sure it is sent for pathologic analysis. Wish you well! ...Read more
I had styling bees wax on my beard area, scalp in summer time itgot deep in my pores pours now my beard area is super dry and feels like sand paper?
Start simple: It sounds like this has been going on a while, so you might try simple measures first like moisturizing lotion. It might also help to stop shaving for a while if you have an irritation rash. Occasionally there is an infection which needs medical treatment. If in doubt, see your doctor. ...Read more
Does Dimethicone clog scalp pores? It's in a lot of hair detanglers, leave in conditioners, and shampoos.
Dimethicone: Dimethicone is what the chemists like to call a silicon. The FDA has approved the use of dimethicone as a skin protrctant in over the counter products. It has been deemed safe in personal care products. For some this is not a good daily skin care product it my block the skin pores. It forms a sort of plastic like barrier on the out side of the skin. You will have to try it to see how your sk ...Read more
Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) moisturising lotion on my scalp for eczema. Will it clog my pores? Mixed it with raw honey. It worked!
Eczema in hair: Usually u do not have eczema in hair. Have ur doc check it out, maybe u have fungla infectin. ...Read more
What's a good way to clear your scalp pores? Shampoo? Conditioner? Soap? Apple Cider Vinegar? Baking Soda?
I suffer from trichotillomania & my scalp got bald. Will it ever grow back again? Bearing that I have iron deficiency and I can't find scalp pores!
Yes eventually: It may take some time if you are completely bald, but yes it will come back if caused by trichotillamania. It usually grows back thin initial and may take several years to grow back the way it was before pulling. If you have anemia, it's important get started on a good diet rich in iron and b vitamins. I know a dietician would have some suggestions for you. ...Read more
Skin changes: Enlarged pores of the skin, particularly of the face can be the result of dirt, debris or oils of the skin. These can clog or block the pores, which should naturally be open, to help protect the skin and keep it hydrated. Daily washing of the face, avoiding strong soaps, can keep the skin healthy and clean with lessening of clogged pores. If no improvement, seek a Dermatologist for further help ...Read more
Clogged vs open pore: Open pores are normal. Some opens are small while others are large. Some topical treatments like AHA's can help reduce the size of open pores. Clogged pores have something stuck in them. Usually sebum, the normal substance that the glands produce. If it becomes dry, it makes a plug. Skin can also grow over the exit to the pores blocking them. Looking at them is enough to make the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a myth: Warm or hot water does expand skin pores - cold tends to tighten or close them. ...Read more
How can I get my pores open before a clean my face to get everything or most out? What is a toner for does it help?
Warm water: Good skin care is important. Using warm water before washing can open pores. Using gentle soaps or cleaning treatments will help. I have people using a vibrating brush with special soap to treat their acne. Then rinsing with cooler water. The word toner can men many different products so best to speak with someone skilled at skin care to decide what you might need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When sick, is it ok to rub Vicks on your chest? I heard doing that can cause pneumonia because it opens up your pores..
Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?
When I was 5 I had my scalp open a lil due to hitting my head on tub I got it sowed. Is it possible after 15years I can see the sowing part?
Lots of open pores at my back. Recently diagnosed with asthma. Might have something to do with the large open pores at my backhow do I minimize these?
Pore Size: According to the magazine, "best health, " the size of the pores on your face depends on the girth of your facial hairs, which comes from genetic factors related to hair and skin development. That is, if your parents and extended family tend to have larger pores on their face, you are more likely to inherit the trend as well. ...Read more