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Yes: Exfoilation can lead to thinning skin.Get a more detailed answer ›
Antibiotics: Cellulitis is the inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues, usually caused by bacteria such as staph and strep. Treatment is antibiotics, sometimes intravenously at first if there is fever or other systemic symptoms. Often oral antibiotics will clear this up. Definitely see a doctor if you are concerned about this. ...Read more
No: chemical peels work on different cellular structures that hold the cells together so there is no resistance developed. However you may become more tolerant of the burning thus the peels seem milder. If your peel isn't working try a different brand or type ...Read more
Go natural: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin: Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin? African-american woman. My concerns are about laser skin resurfacing leading to skin discoloration. If this is the case, how long does it take for normal skin pigmentation to be restored?
Depends: While some board-certified dermatologist do perform these procedures others focus their practices and other areas and do not. It is import to find a center that has this treatment as an area of expertise and that can include a reputable med spa for plastic surgeons office as well. Be sure to ask for an review before-and-after pictures and reviews prior to consenting to any treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What specialist should one see for exam and removal of skin tags around anus? Dermatologist, proctologist or other?
Derm? Age 65 & have several areas pinkie tip or smaller where facial skin appears to have an indentation. VERY hard to see. Can't feel. Aging skin?
Doctor's opinion? My skin frosts with 20% salicylic acid peel, will this treat and improve my pitted scarring?
See below: Most likely no.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vascular Laser/IPL: Any competent doc can use vascular laser ;/or ipl to safely reduce the visible vessels on the face (or body) with treatments every 3-5 weeks until an acceptable result is reached. Beyond heredity, the cause-sun exposure-rosacea-contact irritant etc should be identified ; reduced. Use of gentle cleansers, exfoliants, moisturizers ; sunblock will help maintain the results between future treatments. ...Read more
Mainly sunscreens: Normal people have whatever skin colors nature gives them, which ranges from very light to very dark. That means normal people don't need to get a lighter color. If a person doesn't want to darken due to sun exposure, the best cream is a facial skin moisturizer with sunscreen inside it. Avoiding sunlight will keep skin lighter, but one will need to take extra vitamin D if avoiding sunlight. ...Read more