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Does hot water really open scalp pores and cold water closes them? Do the scalp pores close anyway?

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 (Definition)

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


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Did-meth-and-now-i-have-a-horrible-oder-coming-out-of-mu-urine-pores-and-scalp-its-so-disgusting-please help me?

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

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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 have a small pink bump on my scalp (2mm). It appears there is hair growing out of it. Can this be a clogged pore?

Yes,: It could be a pimple, or clogged oil gland. Especially if it is a little tender. If it doesn't go away in a week or 2, it may be a mole and you should have a doctor take a look at it to make sure it looks like just a normal mole. ...Read more

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I did meth and now I have a horrible oder coming out of mu urine, pores and scalp. Its so disgusting. Please help me.

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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!

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

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What causes the open pores or caters on face???!!!

What causes the open pores or caters on face???!!!

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

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How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

How to differentiate clogged pores or open pores?

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 more

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Is there any cure for large open pores on the face? (crater)

Is there any cure for large open pores on the face? (crater)

Keep it clean: Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key.

http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more

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Does hot water open your pores or is that just a myth? What about cold water?

Does hot water open your pores or is that just a myth? What about cold water?

Not a myth: Warm or hot water does expand skin pores - cold tends to tighten or close them. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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When sick, is it ok to rub Vicks on your chest? I heard doing that can cause pneumonia because it opens up your pores..

When sick, is it ok to rub Vicks on your chest? I heard doing that can cause pneumonia because it opens up your pores..

Vick's Vaporub: As long as it is vick's vaporub and you don't do it extremely often you should be fine. Once it wears off you should wash it off and try other home remedies to try and relieve any symptoms :]. ...Read more

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Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Does having open pores worse than clogged pores? Why do some people want to open their pores and some want to close them?

Clean pores: Oil glands can clog pores with oil and it is desirable to clean them out to avoid black heads and pimples which come from clogged pores. Using a salicylic acid wash can help clean pores and rid the skin of pimples and blackheads. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Possible: Suture is the name given to the thread used to stitch wounds. Some sutures are absorbed by the body. The are other kinds of sutures that are non absorbable. If a non-absorbable suture is missed, it can remain in the body for a very long time and then emerge. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Hard to say: You are likely dealing with separate issues. Asthma is an airway reactivity issue that is associated with allergic processes. Skin problems can have allergic components or be totally unrelated. Have your doc assess the skin issue & refer you to a dermatologist if needed. ...Read more

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What can cause open skin pores?

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