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Severe Skin Conditions On The Face
Epidermoid cysts: The surface of your skin (epidermis) is made up of an extremely thin, protective layer of cells that your body continuously sheds. Most epidermoid cysts form when these surface cells, instead of exfoliating normally, move deeper into your skin and multiply. Most often, this occurs in areas where there are small hair follicles and larger oil glands (sebaceous glands), such as your face, neck, upper. ...Read more
Severe acne scars on forehead, and the sides of the face. Besides dermabrasion & other skin resurfacing treatments how can I achieve clear skin again?
Don't give up!: Deep acne scars are a tough problem. Laser resurfacing, in my opinion, is the best way to improve the appearance. It is rarely a one time treatment, however. We use active fx and deep fx and repeat the treatment a few times (we wait a few months between treatments to evaluate the effect) for maximal benefit. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of an itchy skin rash. 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
What causes red rash under the skin similar to roseca on the face but on hands forearms and chest occasionaly . It comes and goes
Sounds like: "adult acne"..... not an uncommon skin disorder its distribution is more widespread...the treatment options are many. In women,hormonal studies are probably indicated (for example Polycystic ovary Syndrome patients have a higher incidence of adult acneiform skin lesions) Hope this helps! Dr ...Read more
Depends on the cause: 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
Age, weight: Increases age and weight are factors. Multiple skin tgs may ha e weak assocaiation with cardiovascular disease. ...Read more
Patches of itchy, dry skin on face and eyelid, eyelid has now also swollen. As a whole, skin on face is irritant. possibly allergy or eczema?
Hand eczema - common: Allergy to something, but often not identified. Sounds like yours is pretty seasonal. Could be just about anything you come into contact with. Solvents/ metals / occupational exposure / or other typical allergens. Keep a diary to see if there is any association. Treatment is avoidance of irritants including soaps and hot water, hydration, topical steroids... ...Read more
Can something in the bathing water cause
cause growths on the skin. I have gotten pimple like growths on my face and forehead.
Potentially: Generally we see this type of skin reaction, often called folliculitis, develop after exposure to contaminated water in heated swimming pools, whirlpools, and hot-tubs. The organism most often responsible is a bacteria called pseudomonas. Most improve on their own, and can often be treated successfully with antibacterial soap usage or occasional topical antibacterial ointments. ...Read more
44 yr old male, skin on face is dry and constantly peeling. Dry skin or some type of skin condition?
See derm: If the skin is peeling and waxy (greasy) near the nose and eyebrows, it may be seborrheic dermatitis, which is basically facial dandruff, If this is the case, you may have dandruff in the scalp too, but not necessarily. The treatment is prescription creams (antifungals/antiinflammatories) and also treat the scalp if affected. Over the counters are usually not effective. ...Read more
No easy answer: Exactly why one person gets acne and the next person doesn't is unanswerable at this time. What I do know is that washing oil off your skin won't touch your acne. It's unrelated to diet, hygiene or lifestyle. You can manage your acne; if topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will work. ...Read more
See dermatologist: Can be many things. See a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
If by "fix": You mean make it more or less permanent, Yes ...Read more
Can the raynaud symptoms happen on patches of skin on the arms, thighs, or the trunk? Or is it only on fingers, noses, and toes?
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