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Is a sculptra procedure painful? I have quite a low tolerance for pain and wanted to know how much this type of treatment hurts. I want to plump up my sunken face. Do they provide you with any type of anesthesia before having sculptra done, to help ease t

Is a sculptra procedure painful? I have quite a low tolerance for pain and wanted to know how much this type of treatment hurts. I want to plump up my sunken face. Do they provide you with any type of anesthesia before having sculptra done, to help ease t

Painless Sculptra: Sculptra can be injected almost painlessly. Ask your doctor to give you a numbing cream to put on the face in advance and ask her/him to use depot technique. That is the least painful technique. Also ask for using an ice pack on the face for 5minutes immediately before the injections. ...Read more

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Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and I stop the treatment will they dissapear?

Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and I stop the treatment will they dissapear?

No: Ipl is a non ablative method of hair removal. It does not alter the skin surface at all even with repetitive treatments. Laser hair removal targets chromophores or the pigments in the hair, so it should jot damage the skin either. ...Read more

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What is the efficiency of using "contractubex gel" on a sunken scar on face resulted from past acne? Is this OTC gel give a long term treatment?

What is the efficiency of using "contractubex gel" on a sunken scar on face resulted from past acne? Is this OTC gel give a long term treatment?

No: It's not going to help your acne scars at all. I'm sorry you have scarring from acne -- this shouldn't happen in today's world, because all acne is manageable -- and if you do have scars, get with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for treatment with a filler, a laser, or microsurgery. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sunken face with acne, scars and dark circles?

What is the best treatment for sunken face with acne, scars and dark circles?

Laser and Filler: With acne scars (textural issue) and sunken face (volume issue), I like to approach the texture issue first. The acne scars can be addressed by fractional ablation laser, or full ablation, or excision if more severe scarring is present. Once texture is address, the volume issue can be addressed by filler or collagen stimulant injections. Hyaluronic acid for the tear trough to help with the eyes. ...Read more

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Soft spot feels sunken in when holding 6w girl upright not when lying down. Veins on head look visible and feel dented or deep cut. Are these normal?

Soft spot feels sunken in when holding 6w girl upright not when lying down. Veins on head look visible and feel dented or deep cut. Are these normal?

Probably.: It's normal for the soft spot to flatten, sink and bulge depending on positioning, crying and hydration status. And infants do normally have visible scalp veins. What matters is how is the baby acting? Feeding ok? Sleeping ok? Irritable? Fever? If other issues, contact your pediatrician. ...Read more

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One of my strawberry birthmarks hurts (one top of head) scalp sunken in with mound around it that is painful. Alopecia is spreading. Clueless?

One of my strawberry birthmarks hurts (one top of head) scalp sunken in with mound around it that is painful. Alopecia is spreading. Clueless?

See dermatologist: Your strawberry mark may be infected and swollen. Consult your primary doctor. Alopecia is different condition and its cause usually not known. Best is talk to dermatologist about your problem for alopecia if he has some suggestion to prevent spreading of alopecia. ...Read more

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Are sunken veins on forehead normal after having baby 6 months ago and completed nursing 1 month ago? Started phentermine diet & Alopecia Ariotaon head

Are sunken veins on forehead normal after having baby 6 months ago and completed nursing 1 month ago? Started phentermine diet & Alopecia Ariotaon head

Nothing to worry: Sunken veins on forehead may be normal and there is nothing to worry about. But at the next Appontment with your doctors let them look at it to find out if anything needs to be done about it ...Read more

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Good day dr. What can cause a raches at the back of the head, and what is the treatment. Thanks?

Good day dr. What can cause a raches at the back of the head, and what is the treatment. Thanks?

Many causes: There are many causes for rashes...Difficult to say without an exam and history...Best to go see your family doc for a check-up. ...Read more

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I woke up with my face feeling odd I noticed my cheeks looked weird I have a portion that is swollen and my skin is sunken in on top and bottum?

I woke up with my face feeling odd I noticed my cheeks looked weird I have a portion that is swollen and my skin is sunken in on top and bottum?

Office visit: I don't have a clear picture, but on the off chance that this is angioedema or something worse, a physician's office visit is indicated if it's not gone in a few hours, or if it recurs. ...Read more

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Since my early 20's I've been struggling with this problem with my cheeks (face area)they appear sunken in and it's really bothering me because it seems I get judged on a daily basis on how I look and when I'm tired I look even worse, can I fix them?

Facial appearance: Overall weight gain may help - but I wouldn't strive for that if you are a healthy weight. Although I am not encouraging plastic surgery - fat grafting, implants, injections are possible options. ...Read more

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Head psoriasis treatment?

Head psoriasis treatment?

See Dermatologist: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that may, among other areas, affect the scalp region. Depending on the severity of the psoriasis in general, and scalp psoriasis in particular, a dermatologist may use topical steroids and/or systemic therapy with medications such a Methotrexate or newer generation of medications generally referred as "biologics.". ...Read more

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Hyperhidrosis of head and face treatment?

Hyperhidrosis of head and face treatment?

Difficult question: Topical medications. These include over-the-counter and prescription antiperspirants. Iontophoresis. A battery-powered device delivers a low current of electricity through water-saturated wool pads. Oral medications. These may include medicines that block nerve impulses to sweat glands, inhibit sweating or reduce sweat output. A antidepressant or and botox. ...Read more

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I have noticed this white sunken line near my chin. I'm not sure what it might be?

I have noticed this white sunken line near my chin. I'm not sure what it might be?

A white sunken: Line at the base of, or just below the chin might represent a wrinkle. ...Read more

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Is there a good home remedy for black heads?

Is there a good home remedy for black heads?

Comedone extractor: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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Quick remedy for inflamed pimple with no head?

Quick remedy for inflamed pimple with no head?

No quick remedy: But you can try tea tree oil, melaluca gel, or other otc meds and don't mess with it - that will increase the inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for fore head polyp?

See your physician: Polyps could be a wide range of issues from acne / lipomas / malignancies. Have your physician check is out before you start to remove it on your own. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

Trauma Center: Severe head trauma usually means the person cannot wake up (coma). Injuries like this require treatment by a team which includes trauma surgeons, intensive care specialists and neurosurgeons. These teams are available at all level I and ii trauma centers in the us. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a suspected severe head trauma?

What is the treatment for a suspected severe head trauma?

Head trauma: In the er patient is quickly assessed, stabilized with regards to blood pressure, pulse rate, blood transfusion if blood needed- most important airway maintainance. After stabilization the patient is sent to radiology for necessary ct scans. Meanwhile a neurosurgeon is called if available. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Unilateral sunken cheek?

Panniculitis, SSS: You may have an inflammatory condition in which the buccal fat pad resorbs or possibly silent sinus syndrome. A prompt evaluation and Imaging are necessary. ...Read more

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Do you have to shave your whole head if you undergo cranial osteoma treatment?

Do you have to shave your whole head if you undergo cranial osteoma treatment?

Craniotomy: For craniotomy, you just need to shave the area where the surgery would be done. Now, do you prefer just to shave it partially which will give you patchy baldness or you want just to shave everything-the whole head- is your preference. ...Read more

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What is the best non-drug treatment to give a teen recovering from head trauma?

What is the best non-drug treatment to give a teen recovering from head trauma?

Support: Behavioral therapy, occupational and physical therapy including neurostimulation are of help.
You may try omega 3 and vit b complex including linoleic acid as these can be of help. We have used b complex and omega 3 in adhd with good results. ...Read more

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My hairs are getting lost from the front of my head my age is 22 please suggst some remedy?

My hairs are getting lost from the front of my head my age is 22 please suggst some remedy?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, . ..). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Cause/treatment for lots of little tiny white heads that pop easily like long white snakes.

Those sound like: Cysts and the long white stuff sounds like keratin but you should not be picking and rather see a dermatologist for absolute diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more

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My friend is having vitiligo - a small patch in his head. What is it's permanent treatment?

My friend is having vitiligo - a small patch in his head. What is it's permanent treatment?

Vitiligo: Therapy for vitiligo takes a long time-it usually must be continued for 6 to 18 months. The choice of therapy depends on the number of white patches; their location, sizes, and how widespread they are; and what you prefer in terms of treatment. Each patient responds differently to therapy. Current treatment options for vitiligo include topical medication, phototherapy, surgery, and others. ...Read more