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Could prescription glasses lessen the intensity & frequency of headaches &/ or migraines.?

Could prescription glasses lessen the intensity & frequency of headaches &/ or migraines.?

Possibly: Refractive error can lead to you squinting your eyes (as my mother always stated - "you're straining your eyes") and headaches. One of the tests physicians do is check vision in someone with chronic headaches. However, rx glasses should only be acquired if you have a refractive error - not as primary treatment of headache. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Can radio frequency ablation treat svt?

Can radio frequency ablation treat svt?

Yes.: Svt, (supraventricular tachycardia) is a short-circuit of the normal heart conduction pathways. Usually there is a small area that, if removed, would Prohibit the circuit from conducting and therefore block the svt. During ablation, a catheter is placed in this area of the heart, and the tip generates rf energy to scar the heart tissue in a small area, which prevents it from conducting electricity. ...Read more

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Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Maybe: Most of the treatments for rosacea are for the pimples that occur with it. They usually don't help the redness. There is a new drug, Mirvaso, that constricts blood vessels and helps the redness of rosacea. Although not approved for acne, it might help the redness there also. ...Read more

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Will rosacea cause acne?

Will rosacea cause acne?

No: Rosacea and acne are different disorders. Acne is a follicular disease characterized by increase oil gland production, colonization of p.Acnes bacteria, resulting in pustules and white or black heads. Rosacea is not follicle based, and is associated with increased demodex (mite) colonization, triggered by sun, heat, alcohol, caffiene, etc... One can have both conditions at the same time. ...Read more

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Frequency of cashew allergies?

Frequency of cashew allergies?

1%-2%: It is estimated that one-two percent of the U.S. Population has tree nut allergies which cashews belong to. ...Read more

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Is oily skin common for rosacea sufferers?

Is oily skin common for rosacea sufferers?

Yes: Prominence of the oil (sebaceous glands) is quite common and when it effects the nose is called rhinophyma. ...Read more

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How to control mild oily skin, mile acne & redness of acne?

How to control mild oily skin, mile acne & redness of acne?

A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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Is rosacea like acne?

Is rosacea like acne?

Acne rosacea vs acne: Acne rosacea is not the same as acne because the former primarily effects the facial ski vessels whereas the latter effects the sebaceous glands. However acne rosacea is associated with overgrowth of the oil glands effecting the nose and is known as rhinophyma. ...Read more

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My facial redness doesn't seem to improve with rosacea medications. Is light therapy a better rosacea treatment?

My facial redness doesn't seem to improve with rosacea medications. Is light therapy a better rosacea treatment?

Light therapy may be a better choice if you have tiny visible blood vessels (telangiectasia) on your face: Two options are pulsed dye laser and intense pulsed light therapy. Studies show that light therapy may reduce the appearance of: Facial redness, Flushing, Telangiectasia on the nose and cheeks. Light therapy involves repeat treatments to maintain improved skin appearance. Side effects are usually minimal. They can include temporary redness, loss of skin color and bruising in the treated area. More research is needed to determine how long the light therapy treatments are effective for rosacea and what the long-term risks might be. If you experience persistent rosacea, talk with your doctor to see if light therapy is an option for you. ...Read more

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Is vagisil effective for reducing rosacea redness?

Is vagisil effective for reducing rosacea redness?

Nix (permethrin) vagisil 4 rosace: I've heard of preparation h for lower eyelid bags but not vagisil for rosacea. It is a topicsl anesthetic and could make it worse but if you find that it works for you then go for it. Just keep away from mouth and eyes and follow precautions. ...Read more

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Cyclic flush/heat in face with mild redness.nose,forehead,cheeks,chin, nasolabial folds.Doc says not Rosacea yet. Uneven tone,as have Melasma too.Help?

Cyclic flush/heat in face with mild redness.nose,forehead,cheeks,chin, nasolabial folds.Doc says not Rosacea yet. Uneven tone,as have Melasma too.Help?

Rosacea, I think?: Given your description, looks like you have rosacea. You amy want to consider seeing another doctor for a second opinion. You may also have an auto immune condition so for sure you should get another opinion. Melasma is very hard to treat. ...Read more

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What causes increased frequency of periods?

What causes increased frequency of periods?

If you have regular: Periods, you could be experiencing break through bleeding vice numerous periods per month. ...Read more

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Medicine or herbs for menopausal symptoms, flushing, chronic blushing, rosacea.?

Medicine or herbs for menopausal symptoms, flushing, chronic blushing, rosacea.?

Maybe neither: Why take the mindset that one reaches for a pill either allopathic or naturopathic for a natural condition of womankind? I would counsel starting with avoiding triggers like alcohol/heat, then progress to dietary control. There are several anti-inflammation diet books out there which can be helpful. Or consider therapies like yoga to strengthen the mind-body before reaching for pills. ...Read more

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What clean & clear product reduces rosacea redness?

What clean & clear product reduces rosacea redness?

Redness from rosacea: There is an new product called Mirvaso that is FDA cleared for treatment of rosacea. It does require a prescription but you may give better try. ...Read more

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Facial redness looks similar to malar pattern; redness also on forehead/chin. ANA negative. Redness isn't as noticeable upon waking. Need more tests?

Facial redness looks similar to malar pattern; redness also on forehead/chin. ANA negative. Redness isn't as noticeable upon waking. Need more tests?

Rosacea?: If you flush easily, this may just be from rosacea which worsens with warm temperature. Lupus rash usually goes across the nose. There are topical and oral treatment for this . See you doctor. ...Read more