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Remedy For Sunken Head
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
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
Will I still be able to wear my usual make-up right after my sculptra treatment? I am very concentrated on my looks and I do not leave the house without my make-up on. After a sculptra treatment for the sunken areas around my mouth and cheeks, will I need
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
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
What is causing a hole to form in my head? It was a lump but now the area is sunken in, it only hurts when I push on it.
I have a spot on the top of my head that is sunken in. It hurts very badly if any hair near it is pulled or I touch it, even if it's gently.?
See a dermatologist: For diagnosis and treatment because without seeing it I have no idea ...Read more
I have sunken places on both sides of the top of my head. Had xrays done but no one seems to have an explanation. Blood work all good. Could this be due to a high ptotien diet?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to discuss these findings and maybe order more tests. ...Read more
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
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
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
Not much: If no other sx-ice frequently and patience. They will go away. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
A white sunken: Line at the base of, or just below the chin might represent a wrinkle. ...Read more
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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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
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
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
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