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Prominent Glabella (Overview)

An area above the nose, in the middle of the forehead, that sticks out beyond the forehead. Please post a photo for more details.


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Can a heavy hit on the nasal bone deform the glabella and the nose? Also is it possible to make it hard to breath and cause the nose to bleed?

Can a heavy hit on the nasal bone deform the glabella and the nose? Also is it possible to make it hard to breath and cause the nose to bleed?

Yes: The answer is yes to all of those situations. If you have deformity of the face after a "hit" to that area, you need to see an ear, nose and throat doctor. ...Read more

Prominent Glabella (Overview)

An area above the nose, in the middle of the forehead, that sticks out beyond the forehead. Please post a photo for more details.


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I'm a guy and I have prominent, bulgy eyes! Do I have a problem? Is there a treatment?

I'm a guy and I have prominent, bulgy eyes! Do I have a problem? Is there a treatment?

Prob not: Certain disease like grave's eye disease can cause eye to bulge, as well as some orbital tumors. If this is something new, I would see an eyemd. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatments for prominent eyes?

What are the causes and treatments for prominent eyes?

Bulging eyes: Bulging eyes can be normal or due to thyroid exophthalmos, orbital tumors, bony orbital abnormalities. Go see an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. Most issues can be corrected. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of prominent eyebrows?

How can I get rid of prominent eyebrows?

Not really: This is determined by the genetic make up so it is hard to change except may be plastic surgeons can do some of modifications on it but I am not aware of this. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent prominent vein from bulging out as varicose one?

Is there any way to prevent prominent vein from bulging out as varicose one?

Not really: Wearing graduated compression stockings, avoiding standing for long periods of time, weight control, regular exercise, putting your feet up when you can, and not getting pregnant are all ways that have been proposed as helping to prevent the progression of vein disease. Unfortunately none of these things will prevent the inevitable, and that is the fact that vein disease progresses over time. ...Read more

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Prominent brow ridges, could be a genetic thing?

Prominent brow ridges, could be a genetic thing?

Yes: That can run in families. If it bothers you it can be shaved down with cosmetic surgery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Prominent glabella?

What is the definition or description of: Prominent glabella?

Directly above nose: An area above the nose, in the middle of the forehead, that sticks out beyond the forehead. Please post a photo for more details. ...Read more

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I received 50 units of Botox in my glabella/forehead 36 hrs ago. Now my brows have lost their arch & only the top 1/2 of my forehead rises/ is furrowed. Is more Botox a fix? How long must I wait?

Give 7-10 days: This depends on your desired appearance. It typically takes 7-10 days to see the initial effects of Botox and to take full action. Botox cannot be reversed. So the flattening of the arch may be due to Botox working on the outer portions of the brw/forehead with less lifting. It may be possible to add additional Botox to the central upper forehead to drop the inner portions and create a subtle arch ...Read more

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Can a deviated septum cause blurry vision at times, or pain in the glabella/ethmoidal sinus?

Can a deviated septum cause blurry vision at times, or pain in the glabella/ethmoidal sinus?

Unlikely: A deviated septum is unlikely to cause the symptoms you are describing however sinus inflammation from allergies or infection or trauma can. ...Read more

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Can a heavy hit on the nasal bone deform the glabella and the nose? Also is it possible to make it hard to breath and cause the nose to bleed?

Yes: The answer is yes to all of those situations. If you have deformity of the face after a "hit" to that area, you need to see an ear, nose and throat doctor. ...Read more

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Finally a biopsy but confused. Lichen planus sclerosis. On my glabella. Any ideas? I've listed history? Heads painful feels deep than skin almost bone?

Finally a biopsy but confused. Lichen planus sclerosis. On my glabella. Any ideas? I've listed history? Heads painful feels deep than skin almost bone?

Lichen Sclerosus: Lichen sclerosus (lie-kun skluh-row-sus) is an uncommon condition that creates patchy, white skin that's thinner than normal. Lichen sclerosus may affect skin on any part of your body, but most often involves skin of the vulva, foreskin of the penis or skin around the anus. ...Read more

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Is prominent vein danger to body???

Is prominent vein danger to body???

NO: NO (with a few RARE exceptions (eg in the stomach or esophagus)

Hope this helps!

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What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

What is considered a prominent endometrial stripe?

Not reliable: This description is not very reliable. The endometrial stripe is helpful to describe in a menopausal women and has been studied related to fertility. It is normal in your age range for the endometrium to be thinner after a period (4mm) and then thicken thru the month until menstruation. Up to 20mm may be normal. If you are having problems with heavy or irregular bleeding, then have a biopsy. ...Read more

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Could it be the prominent permanent exposed glans?

Could it be the prominent permanent exposed glans?

Yes, . ...: This - to permanently and completely expose glans penis, may occur naturally or after circumcision. For more, ask your urologist timely. ...Read more

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What enzymes prominently work within the GI system?

What enzymes prominently work within the GI system?

Hundreds.: There are many enzymes in the digestive tract. Some of the more prominent ones include amylase, which digests starch, lipase helping digest fats, and pepsin, helping with proteins. There are many others. There are complete lists on the Internet. Good luck. ...Read more