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I have been diagnose with early rhinophyma. I have no rosacea symptoms. What is the best medication for it?

I have been diagnose with early rhinophyma. I have no rosacea symptoms. What is the best medication for it?

Surgery: The usual treatment is surgery, though laser treatment may work. You may consult this site for more info. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001037.htm ...Read more

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Rhinophyma (Definition)

Bulbous nose tip is a enlarged, rounded shape to the tip of the nose which may be seen in a ...Read more


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What is a bulbous nose?

What is a bulbous nose?

Nose type: Nose with rounded tip. Can be genetic or related disease such as chronic granulomatous infiltration. ...Read more

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Is a bulbous nose hereditary?

Is a bulbous nose hereditary?

Bulbous: Nasal features are usually inherited through our genes. So yes they are hereditary. ...Read more

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What does a bulbous nose mean?

What does a bulbous nose mean?

Round: Typically this means that the tip of the nose is round and full in appearance. ...Read more

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How did wc fields get a bulbous nose tips?

How did wc fields get a bulbous nose tips?

Lung meridian: Bulbous nose is disharmony in lung and large intestine meridian - medicine calls this rhinophyma - advanced state of lung disease. By surgical procedures can create problem in lymph drainage and would have difficult recovery time. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bulbous nose?

What is the definition or description of: Bulbous nose?

Bulbous nose: Bulbous nose = bulging, round nose. This may occur with rhinophyma (as part of phymatous rosacea). ...Read more

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What causes coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

What causes coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

Cartilage shape: The shape of the nasal til is created be the cartilage structure of the nose. This can be surgically corrected. ...Read more

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What can lead to the beetle brow look, coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

What can lead to the beetle brow look, coarse facial features with bulbous nose?

Acromegaly for one: caused by excess growth hormone. I'm certain there are others. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have a bulbous nose and can nose huggie get rid of my bulbose nose and make it skinnier maybe?

I have a bulbous nose and can nose huggie get rid of my bulbose nose and make it skinnier maybe?

Nose Huggie: The only treatment is surgery. The nose huggie will accomplish nothing. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to use nose job for bulbous nose tips?

How to use nose job for bulbous nose tips?

Tip contouring: Rhinoplasty (nose job) surgery enables re-shaping of the nasal tip. A bulbous nasal tip is one in which the tip cartilages may be large and splayed apart. The dome areas may have very poor definition and the nasal tip skin may be of increased thickness such that underlying structures are not well-defined. ...Read more

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How to prevent bulbous nose?I think nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

How to prevent bulbous nose?I think  nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

Rosacea: Beyond metrogel and sulfa there are other methods to help with rosacea including chemical peels and laser/ipl. Speak to your dermatologist about dealing with advancing rosacea. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bulbous nose and wide nostrils can I use juvederm instead of radiesse (dermal fillers)?

What to do if I have a bulbous nose and wide nostrils can I use juvederm instead of radiesse (dermal fillers)?

Rhinoplasty: Fillers in your situation my exaggerate your nose. You achieve a good result with Rhinoplasty and Alar Repositioning Technique. Consult a surgeon who is experienced in your type of noses . ...Read more

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What is available 2 treat rosacea on scalp w/o risk of hair loss? Noticed hair loss since using selenium on face , 2 x's .How 2 prevent bulbous nose?

What is available 2 treat rosacea on scalp w/o risk of hair loss? Noticed hair loss since using selenium on face , 2 x's .How 2 prevent bulbous nose?

Rosacea: You can use the metrogel on your scalp and face. It's important to keep you stress levels in check as this will make both conditions worse. You can take biotin supplements to help with the hair loss, however, if you are prone to male pattern baldness there's really nothing you can do about it. Make sure you f/u with your dermatologist. Feel better soon ...Read more

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Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more

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Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Generally yes: Depends on diagnosis that led to the surgery, and status of health and length of remaining intestine. ...Read more

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Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! if so what kind will help with this.

Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! if so what kind will help with this.

Tricky question: pars defects can often be asymptomatic incidental findings differential injections for diagnostic purposes are critical to confirm the pain generator while fusions can be done success for reducing axial back pain is limited careful consideration is required ...Read more

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Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read more

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What is sling surgery?

What is sling surgery?

Procedure: It is a simply outpatient procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Consist in placing a plastic mesh material under the urethra to provide support. Well tolerated procedure with high success rate. ...Read more

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