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Impaired Repair: As skin gets older skin turnover slows down and we lose the ability to repair damage. Regular exfoliation with microdermabrasions or chemical peels will help increase turnover. Topical antioxidants such as vitamin c and e help repair dna damage. Retinol (vitamin a) helps stimulate new collagen formation. Most important: avoid damage in the first place by staying away from sun and smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of skin conditions that aren't STD related form on the vagina in and out I have a burning had all test done on just always have yeast?
Lots: While we always think of stds, there are skin diseases that can occur on the vulva and vagina. Lichen planus and lichen sclerosus can cause itching or burning and only happen on the vulva/vagina. Psoriasis can occur there as well. If you haven't had a biopsy, you should. Find a good gynecologist. Good luck! ...Read more
I have plantar warts, back acne, chest acne, spots, and stretchmarks. What can I do to treat all these ugly skin conditions?
What are the real benefits of coconut oil? I have heard so many thins that is can be used for one important in is treating skin conditions?!
Read critically: The stuff is a good skin moisturizer. The folks who study this sort of thing believe that dietary coconut oil is atherogenic. If you believed the other health claims, you'd be reading uncritically. Some of the island nations with limited natural resources promote coconut products for reasons that are, to be kind, "not evidence-based." get with a scientific holistic physician for guidance here. ...Read more
Skin conditions: The treatment for a skin condition depends on the skin codition: for acne there are oral antibiotics and topicals, for psoriasis topicals and biologics, for eczema moisturizers and cortisone, for warts there is liquid nitrogen, for male pattern hair loss Propecia and rogaine, (minoxidil) for abnormal moles surgical excision, for bacterial infections antibiotics, for fungus topical or oral meds. ...Read more
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