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I would like someone with knowledge of Accutane and acne scars?

I would like someone with knowledge of Accutane and acne scars?

Please go ahead: & ask a clear and specific question so that we can try to provide a helpful response. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Can a person with g6pd dye hair with chemical products?

Can a person with g6pd dye hair with chemical products?

Yes: Even the most severe forms of g6pd only cause problems when a strong oxidizer of a certain type is ingested. Anyone who tells you otherwise is trying to sell you something worthless. And life's too short to be afraid of "chemicals" -- a tremendous amount of work goes to keeping the dangerous ones (strong poisons, mutagens) out of products. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you please share your personal experiences with borderline personality disorder or with someone who has it?

Can you please share your personal experiences with borderline personality disorder or with someone who has it?

Normal to them: The person generally does not recognize that anything is wrong with them. That is part of the real problem. However you will alway recognize that they see things in a light that is generally in conflict with the way most people would see them. ...Read more

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Can an autistic person (29years) cohabitat with a person (26years) that has depressive disorder with psychotic tendencies? Both not on treatment

Can an autistic person (29years) cohabitat with a person (26years) that has depressive disorder with psychotic tendencies? Both not on treatment

Sounds problematic: All things are possible- is this a good idea? Does the autistic person have any sense of danger ? Does the depressive disorder with psychotic tendencies have an issue with violence. This could work or end badly...A lot of discussion would need to take place before such cohabitation happened. Safety of both needs to be covered. ...Read more

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Can kissing someone with acne cause you to retrieve acne as well? Since your faces touch?

Can kissing someone with acne cause you to retrieve acne as well? Since your faces touch?

Not really: Acne is not spread like a strep throat.It is a complex condition that involves the skin/hormones/oil production and otherwise innocent skin germs. It is sort of like that person has asthma, you don't get it by contact. But acne is so common in teens and can come and go it is easy to thing other teen behaviors set it off. ...Read more

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Should milk be avoided by people with cystic acne who are on a dosage of isotritinoin?

Should milk be avoided by people with cystic acne who are on a dosage of isotritinoin?

Moderation : There is no contraindication to any foods consumed in moderation with accutane. However, certain vitamins and medications should not be taken while on this medication. Discuss this in detail with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Might a person with depression have similar characteristics to a person with aspergers?

No no: Some things are in common, but asperger is a very specific diagnosis. Instead, depression is much more common; regardless; reviewing the dsm 4 criteria online would not hurt, and seeing a psychiatrist to get a formal evaluation may help clarify the right diagnosis and get treatment for it. ...Read more

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Which is the best face-wash and moisturizer for someone with acne?

Which is the best face-wash and moisturizer for someone with acne?

Pick ingredients: Most over the counter acne products have the same few active ingredients, anything with salicylic acid is likley going to help, 2% is probably best for most. 10% glycolic acid washes can be helpful. Benzoyl peroxide washes can be great for acne, but hard on your skin, ie drying, redness etc. If you are having problems controlling acne, call your family doc! pick any non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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How do a shy person and a person with autism differ?

How do a shy person and a person with autism differ?

Quite the opposite: A shy person has an intuitive understanding of social cues and social implications of language (may include subtle gestures and tone of voice). The shy person experiences unease in social situations, which may lead to behaviors of avoidance (e.g. Averting eye gaze). In contrast, a person with autism is not readily attuned to social and language cues. The social withdrawal is not intentional. ...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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Is it necessary that person with oily skin will have acne?

Is it necessary that person with oily skin will have acne?

No: This is a popular misconception, as your own observations of your friends and neighbors will tell you. The thickness of the skin keratin and other factors also come into play. ...Read more

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Can someone with discoid lupus get microdermabrasion?

Yes: Microdermabrasion is a very superficial treatment when performed correctly. Please go to an experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon and not just any beautician with a microdermabrader. Be careful and choosy with your professional. All the best, dr. Fred www.Cornerstoneplasticsurgery.Com. ...Read more

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How can a person handle living with an autistic person once they are an adult with dramatic childish behavior?

How can a person handle living with an autistic person once they are an adult with dramatic childish behavior?

Discipline him at : His developmental level, not as an adult.Tell him what you want him to do, not what you don't want. He should qualify for ssi & medicaid, especially if he also has intellectual disability. If you have legal guardianship, call your state's mental health/developmental services division for behavioral & social services. Call your state's disability agency (voc rehab) for employment opportunities. ...Read more

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How can I deal with a person who has aspergers?

How can I deal with a person who has aspergers?

A few ideas: These people are different. They miss social cues, can focus intensely on single subjects, do better at strength & endurance sports rather than coordionation / team sports, and seem strange and antisocial. Don't try to change the person. Tell them how you feel ("I like it when you.... I don't like it when you....") They may be grateful, as they know they are often jerks without meaning it. ...Read more

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How can I deal with a person who has asperger's?

Learn as much as: you can about it by reading books, attending support groups or working with a therapist who specializes in Asperger's . Try to be patient. Take a look at the TV show Parenthood, they have depicted both a teenager and a grown man who discovers that he has Asperger's as an adult and goes into therapy to improve his relationships. It is very well portrayed. ...Read more

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How to cope with living with someone with mental illness?

How to cope with living with someone with mental illness?

Mental Illness: Coping with living with someone who is mentally ill, depends on what type of illness this person has. National alliance on mental illness has lots of helpful information for families and significant others: http://www.Nami.Org/ also there may be support groups in your community. Ask your doctor and/or your relative's psychiatrist/nurses, etc. Be well! ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more