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Saggy Skin On Stomach
Good question: This is a tuff one for as you age the skin ages too and loses the elasticity and also thins. Now you can start young to protect your skin. Avoid laying out in the sun or tanning this will speed up the aging process use your moisturizers. Do not gain or lose a lot of weight and then hope you have inherited the good genes ...Read more
Due to pregnancy i hve stretch marks allover my body,uneven skin tone on my body and cellulite on my arms and thighs plz help??
Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region.
Dry Skin Possibly: It could be that you are experiencing dry skin. Using a moisturizer as soon as you get out of the shower (while your skin is still damp) will lock in the moisture and prevent your skin from drying out. Try choosing a moisturizer that does not contain any alcohol as this can be drying as well. ...Read more
Probably not: After the age of 30-35, the most likely cause for blotchy skin lesions you describe would be a benign condition called seborrheic keratoses. Nevertheless, if you are concerned, the safest course would be to have your doctor check them out, and possibly biopsy one or more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On legs I have uneven skin, scars, keratosis pilaris, ingrowns, brown pores on calves and raised pores on thighs. Will a light chemical peel help me?
Probably: Don't pay too much. Don't expect permanent result. ...Read more
My arms have the "kp chicken skin" and red/purplish discoloration--are these sun spots? Damaged skin? It's making me self conscious.
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a chronic skin condition that affects the hair follicles on the upper outer arms and outer thighs. It is a form of acne/folliculitis. It makes the skin appear very bumpy, rough, and discolored. There is no cure but it can be improved by using exfoliants and scrubs containing lactic acid, urea, glycolic acid. Also using a loofah regularly helps. ...Read more
See a Dermatologist: Lesions and eyes and around mouth can be due to compulsive and excessive use of soap or cleaning the face, eczematous dermatitis, and occasionally infectious dermatitis. If only contact dermatitis or eczema can be treated with anti-inflammatory creams but if you have papules or pustules with it may need anti-biotic. Must see a dermatologist. ...Read more
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Pop up stretch marks on stomach I'm losing weight not gaining weight so how can I be getting stretched marks on my stomach ?
Weight Loss: Stretch marks happen when your skin stretches. If you're losing weight then the skin had already been stretched as you gained the weight. As you lose weight, the skin relaxes and the lines become raised and more prominent. Congrats on losing the weight, but stretch marks are frustrating for both patients and physicians. ...Read more
I have really bad stretch marks on my upper legs with excessive saggy skin from weight loss. Can i firm this skin or not?
No.: Matthew, good for you for losing the weight! you can tighten and tone the musculature in your thighs. Unfortunately the loose skin and stretch marks cannot be "toned up." excess skin from dramatic weight loss can only be treated. Y removing it surgically via plastic surgery. Decide how important this is to you and your body image, and if it really matters, look into it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more