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Can mesotherapy really get rid of cellulite?

Can mesotherapy really get rid of cellulite?

Little evidence: I'm not a big fan of mesotherapy, and am not aware of any significant well done study, published in a peer-reviewed journal, that documents its safety and effectiveness. I don't recommend it to my patients. There are reports of complications. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3002412/ & http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/234119-complications-of-mesotherapy/. ...Read more

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Cellulite (Definition)

Cellulite is a surface irregularity in the skin caused by attachments between the back of the skin and the deeper muscle fascia. These attachments pull the skin. Like buttons on a throw pillow. Sometimes cellulite is solitary, and sometimes a larger area is involved. Cellulite can occur with or without weight gain. All current surface treatments are temporary. Surgery may ...Read more


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What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

What creams canget rid of razor bumps?

Steroid cream can: help. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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Will skin lightening cream get rid of hickeys?

Will skin lightening cream get rid of hickeys?

Bruise Cream: Skin lightening cream is to remove increase pigment on the skin. A hickey is a bruise so use the over the counter product dermend. Dermend is a medicated skin care creams for the treatment of bruising also referred to as purpura. ...Read more

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Does dieting get rid of acne?

Does dieting get rid of acne?

Yeah, but: certainly changes in hormone levels change acne. The amount of weight loss needed to drastically lower hormones (and stop menstrual cycling for example) would be an unsafe amount of weight loss. acne at age 51 is a bit unusual and checking hormonal levels would often be advised. ...Read more

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Does exfoliating really help get rid of acne?

Does exfoliating really help get rid of acne?

Exfoliating: Yes. Exfoliating prevents clogged pores and can prevent more acne in the future. It can be combined with other acne treatments if need.Ed. ...Read more

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Does ematrix help to get rid of acne scars permenantly?

Does ematrix help to get rid of acne scars permenantly?

EMatrix and Scars: Ematrix is a radiofrequency energy that delivers a safe, controlled injury into the dermis of the skin. This results in collagen deposition by the body which ultimately results in smoother, tighter skin. The scars you have should be improved with each ematrix treatment, and more than a single treatment is usually required to treat visible scarring. ...Read more

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How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

How to get rid of black skin jock itch?

No difference: The same way you get rid of white skin jock itch with an antifungal agent. ...Read more

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Can zineryt help get rid of red acne scars?

Can zineryt help get rid of red acne scars?

Maybe: The medication is a mixture of zinc and erythromycin. It may be able to settle some active lesions with the antibiotic but i doubt it will do anything for established scars. ...Read more

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Does detox tea help get rid of acne?

Does detox tea help get rid of acne?

No: I'm really sorry that you've ended up with acne scars, that you still have the disease at age 24, and that on the evidence you have never received effective treatment. Any "pop" remedy claiming to be a "detox" is a fraud. Physicians and scientists know better than to use these ourselves, and you owe it to yourself as a person and a mother to get easy, effective evidence-based acne Rx from your Dr. ...Read more

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Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

Does Dermovate cream get rid of acne scars?

No: Honestly, deep acne scars are difficult to treat with our current methods. At best, even with a good laser resurfacing treatment or a chemical peel, 50% improvement would be considered a "good result". But dermovate isn't one of the methods that work. ...Read more

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Can laser hair removal/electrolysis get rid of keratosis polaris?

Can laser hair removal/electrolysis get rid of keratosis polaris?

No: Keratosis pilaris may be helped with some keratolytic creams like retin a, (tretinoin) glycolic acid, etc. Use of ipl (flashlamp laser) may help control the redness of the sites. Hot bathes with good exfoliation is good to help control bumpiness. This very common and is a dominant genetic condition, . Affecting almost half of the adult population worldwide. ...Read more

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Does laser resurfacing really get rid of acne scars?

Does laser resurfacing really get rid of acne scars?

Partially: Honestly, deep acne scars are difficult to treat with our current methods. At best, even with a good laser resurfacing treatment, 50% improvement would be considered a "good result". ...Read more

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Can toothpaste get rid of pimples?

Can toothpaste get rid of pimples?

Yes, drys it out ;..: Toothpaste and most other neutral ph. "clean" drying agents can "treat" the symptoms of acne pimples just like many otc acne treatments. Also, it is possible that the antibacterial agent triclosan found only in colgate total may have an additional minor therapeutic value as well. ...Read more

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Can desoximetasone get rid of acne?

Can desoximetasone get rid of acne?

Probably not: It is a steroid cream used for other types of rashes like allergic rashes, eczema, and can even make acne worse. ...Read more

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What homemade facial mask will get rid of pimples?

What homemade facial mask will get rid of pimples?

Sulfur mask: A commercial sulfur mask can be helpful in clearing out pores and decreasing breakouts. ...Read more

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How do guys get rid of jock itch permanently?

How do guys get rid of jock itch permanently?

Sometimes difficult: Because of local sweating and friction some people are prone ot frequent recurrences and may need to be retreated. A dilute clorox bath with one half cup to one cup of colorox in atub of water a few times a week will decrease the chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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Can dettol get rid of fungal toenail infection?

Can dettol get rid of fungal toenail infection?

Very difficult: First you must determine if you truly have a fungal nail infection. This can be done at your podiatrists office. The lab will then confirm the diagnosis. Topical treatments at best are 15% . Oral medications are 40% to 60%. In my office we use laser because it is 90%. ...Read more

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How can I rid of cellulite?

How can I rid of cellulite?

Cellulite treatment: Cellulite is the uneven appearance of the skin due to enlargement of fat cells between connective tissue underneath the skin. It may occur even in non obese individuals. Treatment for cellulite may include creams, liposuction, mesotherapy and lasers or radio frequency machines combined with negative suction and massage. Ultimately treatment would a combination of the above. ...Read more

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Does liquid nitrogen help fade or get rid of stretch marks ?

Does liquid nitrogen help fade or get rid of stretch marks ?

Stretch marks: No absolutely not. Cryotherapy is used to freeze off and remove raised lesions such as Actinic Keratosis or Warts. Stretch marks are atrophic scars and there is no indication for use of liquid nitrogen that is clinically proven and is evidence based. ...Read more