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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Facial Grimacing

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Best treatment for facial paralysis?

Best treatment for facial paralysis?

Steroids&antoviral d: Treatment of bells palsy is to start oral Prednisone and antiviral drugs.The antiviral drugs should be started as soon as the symptoms appear to be effective.Most people recover completely without any ill effects beside the meds you need to keep the affected eye lubricated as there is inability to close the eye on affected side, use artificial tears regularly or use a patch to prevent drying eye. ...Read more

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Facial Grimacing (Definition)

called a TIC Seen in Tourette's Syndrome among other neurologic conditions! Hope this ...Read more


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What are treatment options for an 11 year old who exhibits facial tics such as eye blinking andd mouth opening?

What are treatment options for an 11 year old who exhibits facial tics such as eye blinking andd mouth opening?

Sudden onset?: If the tics have a sudden onset, then pandas needs to be considered particularly if they started after an illness. Stressful psychosocial events can trigger a tic in a susceptible individual. Developmental or benign tics usually start around 7 yo, so this is a bit late. Please get a thorough evaluation by a well trained doctor in this area. There are many effective treatment options once DX made. ...Read more

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What are good remedies for healing facial scars?

What are good remedies for healing facial scars?

Topical treatments: Include silicone gels and daily massage. We have been impressed by a new product called scar recovery gel. More invasive procedures include carbon dioxide laser resurfacing and dermabrasion. ...Read more

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Can pus be reason for facial pain? M suffering facial pain nostrills, nose bridge, eye brow, cheek. Please help.Can it bells palsy ? How to treat!

Can pus be reason for facial pain? M suffering facial pain nostrills, nose bridge, eye brow, cheek. Please help.Can it bells palsy ? How to treat!

Not Bells Palsy: Bells palsy is facial paralysis. Many causes of facial pain. Start with ENT or oral surgery exam/diagnosis. If TMJ, see TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Are there any effective home remedies for removing facial hair?

Not permanently: You can shave, wax, pluck, use depilatory creams, but all of these will give you temporary results. The only good permanent way to reduce facial hair is with a laser. ...Read more

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Can you list some facial exercises for chin and cheeks?

Can you list some facial exercises for chin and cheeks?

Exercise?: Although many individuals do promote the use of facial exercises to achieve a younger fuller face, I do not understand the purpose of these. Unlike the rest of your body, facial muscles do not generally achieve greater fullness with exercise. In fact, as a plastic surgeon, our goal is to weaken muscles with botox, rather than to strengthen them. ...Read more

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Are there any facial exercises for a slimmer face?

Are there any facial exercises for a slimmer face?

No slim comes from. : ..Exercise, and weight loss, however u can not determine where the fat u burn comes from. It is a genetic pre programed equation that decides where the fat will b reduced through metabolism. Exercise is good for bones, health ; well being. ...Read more

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What is an effective home remedy for facial scars?

What is an effective home remedy for facial scars?

Yes a few options: Yes, but in the meantime consider avoidance of sun exposure with sunscreens, topical silastic gel sheeting, scar massage, and pressure therapy. If the scar continues to grow beyond 6 weeks, consider steroid injections. Also consider e use of skin bleaching agents for hyperpigmentation scars. Ultimately surgery may be necesssary. ...Read more

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Whats a non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

Whats a non surgical treatment for facial wrinkles?

Various: There are various treatments for facial wrinkles, including topical treatment such as retinol and tretinoin, moisturizers, botox, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, fillers, radio frequency treatments, and various types of lasers. Consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, as which treatments might be best will vary depending the where the wrinkles are, your skin type, and other considerations. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for my son's facial rash?

What are some treatments for my son's facial rash?

Depends on age: Your son's age, health status, and environment are necessary variables to answer your question. In young children facial rashes are common and innocuous. If it has suddenly appeared, it could be "fifth's disease." i've included a picture of fifth's (parvovirus b19). ...Read more

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What can help facial tics?

What can help facial tics?

Exam advised: Have a exam to find out he reason for the ticks by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

None: Laser hair removal best, most effective and permanent. Nothing at home will improve, and may worsen. ...Read more

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Are there good alternative therapies for facial nerve paralysis?

Are there good alternative therapies for facial nerve paralysis?

No really: No dependable alternative therapies exist. The cause of the paralysis is very important. A bell's palsy should probably be seen and treated by an ENT to ensure appropriate treatment (high dose steroids +/- decompression surgery). If the paralysis is complete, surgical options exists for the various problems associated with the paralysis. See a facial plastic surgeon w/ experience in this area. ...Read more

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What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

Day vs night: Daytime habits can often be controlled voluntarily. "Teeth apart, lips together". Night time grinding cannot be controlled by volition. If stress/anxiety related. control this. You may need a splint made by your dentist. Bruxism can lead to TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Docs, what's an all natural facial cleanser for dry/oily skin?

Docs, what's an all natural facial cleanser for dry/oily skin?

Wrong question: Any label "all natural" is not honest. Consider that poison ivy, monoxide, lead, and cyanide are all "natural" What you need to know is "how effective", "how does it feel" how expensive"???Is it safe?" ...Read more

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What are other ways to treat acne scars rather than using lasers and face lifts? Any home reemedies or over-the-counter products?

What are other ways to treat acne scars rather than using lasers and face lifts? Any home reemedies or over-the-counter products?

Acne scars: If you already have scars from the acne, the safest thing will be to see a dermatologist and determine the best treatment option for you. Most home remedies and OTC products are not effective and some could be harmful. ...Read more

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Acupuncture for quick facial rejuvenation?

Acupuncture for quick facial rejuvenation?

Facial rejuvenation: There is no clinical evidence that supports the use of acupuncture to achieve quick or sustained facial rejuvenation. The relaxation effect of acupuncture can be very beneficial for decreasing the frowns and wrinkles that are evident from facial muscle tension. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for natural treatmentsf for sunken chest?

Any suggestions for natural treatmentsf for sunken chest?

Get a real Rx: If you are responsible for the physical / emotional well-being of a child or teen with pectus excavatum, you have a duty to educate yourself about the evidence-based options for treatment if it is indicated. Surgery is the norm; there's an avant-garde option with magnets. Growing up is difficult enough without a visible cosmetic or functional deformity. ...Read more

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Is there a quick home remedy for bell's palsy face pain?

Is there a quick home remedy for bell's palsy face pain?

No: No quick remedies. See your ENT doc for best advice in terms of meds. Pain meds, steroids are often prescribed. ...Read more

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Whats a facial fillers treatment?

Whats a facial fillers treatment?

Facial filler: Facial fillers are cosmetic treatments performed in the office with minimal local anesthesia. Results are typically immediate and last for several months or years. Example treatment areas may include the lips, smile lines, cheeks, or under eyes. A large variety of facial fillers are available, such as restylane, (dermal fillers) juvederm, radiesse, sculptra, and belotero. ...Read more

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