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What are some recommendations for people with rosacea?

What are some recommendations for people with rosacea?

Pulsed Dye Laser: Pulsed dye laser is an excellent choice for the treatment of facial rosacea. The treatment is very effective and is not painful. It has very little downtime and is done in the office. This should be combined with sun protection. In my opinion, the syneron/candela v-beam perfecta laser is the best pdl. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A chronic skin condition that usually affects just the face, causing redness, pimples, nose swelling, and thin red ...Read more


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Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone? Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Are people with or is it people without Vitiligo are resistant to depigmentation with Monobenzone?  Are people with Vitiligo resistant to Monobenzone?

Monobenzone: Ultraviolet B and psoralen-ultraviolet A (PUVA) are used to repigment skin that still has functioning melanocytes. in the white patches. To bleach and blend surrounding skin to match the white skin with no functional or no detectable pigment cells, calls for an assessment by a board certified dermatologist expert in vitiligo. Monbenzone is used in the skin with active functional pigmentation. ...Read more

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Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

Why are people with harlequin type ichthyosis disease born with red eyes?

The eyelids...: The eyelids of these children often are rolled out and pulled away for the eyes. This exposes the inside surface of the eyelids which is very vascular and causes the eyes to be exposed and become irritated. In addition, the eyes can often bleed. It is a very difficult situation. ...Read more

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

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Are fungal infections worse with people with diabetes?

Yes: Diabetic patients are much more susceptible to fungal infections from superficial skin infections to gas-producing urinary tract infections to a severe sinusitis. In general though, infection risk in diabetic patients seems to be minimized by proper glycemic control. ...Read more

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Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Do people with aspergers have eye contact problems? Or are the people with autism the ones with eye-contact problems?

Both can: Since asperger's syndrome was a disorder on the autistic spectrum (no longer in the diagnostic manual), both disorders can have similar presentations. The difference lies in severity and impairment. ...Read more

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Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Are dermatology appointments for people with constant acne?

Yes: If your acne is so hard to manage that the medications available to your family physician are not as effective as you would like, a dermatology visit is in order. They have very strong medications that only they can prescribe, plus lasers and a variety of other options. This is the 21st century and you have a right not to have unwanted acne. ...Read more

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What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

What are some acne treatments for people with sensitive skin?

A few options: Topical creams are a mainstay of acne treatment. Some creams are potentially more irritating than others. Topical clindamycin, an antibiotic, is usually well tolerated. There are other treatments, such as oral antibiotics and blu light therapy that could be considered. See your dermatologist to help determine what treatment options might be best for you. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are people with aspergers treated with such cruelty?

I'm wondering why are people with aspergers treated with such cruelty?

Understandable: Aspies have behaviors and handicaps that invite bullying though this does not justify it. They do not understand people readily and are often jerks without realizing it. Lack of athletic coordination, a tendency to excel in the classroom invite cruelty and simply being strange mark them as targets. Treatment focused on learning to be a diplomat and perhaps getting a strength sport are helpful. ...Read more

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Do people with blue eyes generally have worse sight than people with brown eyes?

Do people with blue eyes generally have worse sight than people with brown eyes?

Not at all: Iris color is determined by the amount of brown pigment it contains. A large amount creates brown eyes; less pigment creates a blue appearance. Eye sight is related to the shape of the eye and health of the retina (film layer) and optic nerve. Some eye conditions can lead to poor vision and blue eyes (ocular albinism), but eye color itself is usually not related to eye sight. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil good for people with acne prone skin?

Is cetaphil good for people with acne prone skin?

There are Better: Cetaphil is a soap free non-ionic cleanser. It does not adequately remove surface epidermal lipids. Detergent cleansers are preferred. ...Read more

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Do patients with wilson's disease face any particular social stigma?

Do patients with wilson's disease face any particular social stigma?

Not from diagnosis: It is unlikely that the diagnosis itself of wilson's disease (inherited tendency to accumulate and deposit copper in organs including liver and brain) carries a social stigma, but the psychiatric disturbance and neurologic signs that can accompany wilson's unfortunately may. I am hopeful that our society is moving towards the point at which psychiatric illness no longer carries a stigma. ...Read more

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Do people with light-colored eyes have more problems with Lasik surgery?

Do people with light-colored eyes have more problems with Lasik surgery?

Iris Pigment: The color of your iris should have NO bearing on LASIK surgery outcome. Having stated that, light colored irides may be slightly more light sensitive due to allowing more light to enter the eye, but this effect is more related to the pupil size than the color. If one's pupil dilates more than another, it may cause more aberrations as the light enters the pupil. ...Read more

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Can people with epilepsy get tattoos?

Can people with epilepsy get tattoos?

Yes- no problem: Yes, people with epilepsy can get a tattoo. They should avoid driving, climbing ladders, and swimming, at least if they have had a seizure in the past 6 months or less. ...Read more

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How can people with aquagenic urticaria live?

How can people with aquagenic urticaria live?

Water causing hives: Aquagenic urticaria (hives) is one of the phyusical urticarias. It can often be controlled with antihistamines (an old one called Cyproheptadine - periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) especially). Also if there are angioedema symptoms injectable Epinephrine is advisable. There is no effective desensitization at this time, but sometime the symptoms clear or lessen with time. ...Read more

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Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Do people with eosinophilic disorders have problems with the rain?

Rain trigger: Please specify what symptoms occur with rain and resubmit your question. ...Read more

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Do people with hemochatosis get diagnosed with erythrocytosis?

Do people with hemochatosis get diagnosed with erythrocytosis?

Yes, sometimes: Sometimes, one is presented with high hemoglobin /rbc ( polycythemia/erythrocytosis) and later after work-up done- being found to have hemochromatosis. ...Read more

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How many people re diagnosed with typhus?

Depends on the type: Epidemic typhus occurs sporadically in times of war, famine or rebellion but is not seen as much any more. Outbreaks have occurred in burundi and several other areas of africa. Endemic (murine) typhus is found in many areas of the world including the usa and northern india. There is currently an outbreak in the los angeles area. ...Read more

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People with epicanthal folds in eyes ( seen in down's syndrome ), but not mentally challenged?

People with epicanthal folds in eyes ( seen in down's syndrome ), but not mentally challenged?

Can be normal: This is a common finding in infants & reflects the growth pattern of the mid face. Infants are rather flat faced while the nose and mid face begins to grow forward with age changing the folds over time. Any kid (normal or not)whose growth pattern produces less mid facial growth is likely to retain them. Down Syndrome patients usually retains a flatter mid face throughout life as a common feature ...Read more

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Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Chronic diseases: These diseases are chronic in nature but can be controlled with treatment. Treatments include artificial tears during the day, warm compresses and scrubs, oral tetracycline agent, ointment at night, and other medications depending related issues. ...Read more