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Scab In Nose Treatment
My daughter is 10 and got brown scabs over and around her nose and same all across top lip, blister on right cheek can light treatment cause this?
Another thought: If the scabbed lesions you are describing have surounding redness, are warm to the touch or have pus-like secretions then impetigo must be considered. (a superinfection after uv tx and skin breakdown) this is a strep skin infection most common in younger patients. Typically, these scabs have a yellowish, honey-like appearance. If so, see you doctor immediately. This infxn can be tx'ed with a rx. ...Read more
Hi I have a irritation scab on the head of my penis I saw it one day after I masturbated is there anyway itll cure or will it go away on its own?
I've scratched my scalp so much now I had some hard scabs from it. How to cure it? I shaved my head 2 days ago with clippers.
One natural way.:
Agree w dr. Kam. Neti pots can
reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. ...Read more
Hi, I had ipl treatment 5 months ago to remove facial capillaries, I now suffer from redness around my cheeks, chin and nose area. Help!
IPL Trwatments: Intense pulsed light therapy is great for certain uses, like hair removal and plot rejuvenation: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/intense_pulsed_light. However, there are certain contraindications as the article documents. Check to see if any apply to you. It is not uncommon to get some redness in the area right afterwards, but ai would check w/ a dermatologist to see what is going on now. ...Read more
Hi, The only problem that I have with my DNS is my nose distorted appearance and my lose of self confidence. Plz give me a safe treatment. (Cosmetic)?
Cosmetic: All we can do is recommend you consult a facial plastic surgeon since you have provided no information about yourself like age or medical history and no pictures for us to evaluate. ...Read more
No treatment Here: Hi. Unfortunately this site is not to get medical treatment. It sure sounds like you have an infection more than an allergy. I think you need to see a doctor in person. Please contact your family physician. ...Read more
I have 3 chikenpox marks on nose since I was 12 now m 21. which is safe and best treatment for this?
What causes you to pick at yourskin until you cause it bleed & leave scabs/scars? What can be suggested as treatment?
Mental illness: People who obsessively pick at their skin and cause scars suffer from a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd) which can be very hard to treat. The best choice is to see a therapist who specializes in dermatillomania. Medications and behavioral interventions can help. ...Read more
Saline solution: Are very cheap. Apply that on the nose, topically or use a spray mist, dry it with fresh q tips and coat your nostril with aquaphor ointment, vaseline or a & d ointment. May repeat as often as needed. At times you may need allergy med or prescription nose spray if severe. Steaming up the bathroom help loosen up very stuffed up nose especially the little babies. Breathe better after a shower, right? ...Read more
Skin sarcoidosis!: Lupus perneo is a manifestation of sarcoidosis, usually seen in chronic disease. Intra-lesional steroid injections can help, as can systemic therapy. Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune disease that can affect many organs, but more common and serious, the lungs. This disease needs rheumatologic management. The new tnf-alpha inhibotrs seem to work quite well, although this is off-label use! ...Read more
Depends on cause: Depends on the cause. And whether is it external or internal. You have to be evaluated by an ENT doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
Allergy...: Your symptoms are likely related to allergy. You may be having bronchospasm as well as nasal allergy symptoms. There are prescription inhalers as well as nasal sprays that may help so see your doctor for diagnosis/treatment. You may need to see an allergist for testing to see what you are allergic to so that avoidance, if possible, can be done. If you smoke, smoking cessation is imperative. ...Read more
I have lot of freckles on my nose. Tried lot of remedies. Please tell me any aesthetic/laser treatment?
Freckles: They may improve with laser peel. Try the erbium laser peel e.g. ...Read more
I have lot of freckles on my nose. Tried lot of remedies and avoid exposing to sun. Please tell me any aesthetic/laser treatment.?
Freckles on Nose: The most effective way to treat pigmentation on the skin is the ipl, intense pulsed light. However, this can only be used on lighter skin types as it removes pigment. It is extremely important to apply a daily spf of 30 or higher to keep new freckles at bay. Consult your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have something like dundruff near my nose close to chin and also on my eyebrows with dundruff on hair can I get the best treatment?
If you already used: Antidandruff shampoo and did not have any luck, do not waste your time and resource. Get an appointment with dermatologist however difficult it may be and get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What treatment would you recommend for demodex folliculorum infestation? It appeared at the base of the nose and spreading down. Thank you!
Tea tree oil: Is usually sufficient, don't use full strength ...Read more
My nose keeps closed and all of my moms family has the same it's something called sinus I think and it doesn't have any treatment what can I do?
See an ENT: Your nose getting "closed" I am assuming is blockage that prevents normal nasal breathing. There are many causes for this. An ENT doctor can offer treatment based on your history and physical exam. A diagnosis is essential to successful treatment. There is help. ...Read more
I think I have a papule on the nose that will not go away for 1 year already! It's like a button, but there's nothing dedant what treatment please?
See below: See a dermatologist and have this evaluated. ...Read more
Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment
Hi, I'm a healthy 22 year old female. I've never been able to breathe through my nose and have always been snoring. I was wondering what the treatment options are?
Nasal Obstruction: Its not really possible to provide you with treatment options without diagnosis based on physical findings. However, the likely hood is that your chronic nasal obstruction is due to septal deviation, turbinate and/or adenoid hypertrophy or nasal polyps. Once an ENT exam is performed, your options will be clear. ...Read more