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Surgery To Change Skin Color
I have uneven skin tone on my face and neck area which is very dark than the skin on my chest. I'm planning for cosmelan surgery. Please advise.
I'm a medium dark person and I wanted to become fair and I'm 18 yrs old .can I undergo any surgery to change my skin colour? Is it safe?
No: I saw a video on YouTube about a Caucasian woman just coming out of dental anesthesia filmed by her husband. As she became conscious, she found that she was not Nicki Minaj and was devastated. You may buy skin lightening products, but none of them work. None.I in West Africa for two years and came to wish that I did not have this white sallow skin compared to the rich deep black of the Ewe. ...Read more
CHANGING SKIN COLOR:
SORRY. THERE IS NO SURGICAL PROCEDURE TO CHANGE DARK SKIN INTO LIGHT SKIN.
NOT YET, ANYWAY . . . ...Read more
No: I think it would be more important to ask yourself why you would want to do such a thing. ...Read more
How is it possible for an opiate naive person to have no head change while taking narcotic medications would this affect anesthesia during surgery?
Opioid high: The opioid" high" is achieved at a smaller dose in the opioid "virgin" patients than in the chronic user. In general anesthesia we have to limit the amount of opioids given to the patients for pain (we treat the pain under ga too) because when they wake up they have to breathe by themselves. In addicts, the necessary dose can be 10 times or more to be efficient (due to receptor up regulation). ...Read more
Chronic sinusitis diagnosed ten years ago.Used medicine many times but nothing changed. I feel pain around eyes, have head ache.Is surgery last option?
Yes and no: 2 options at this point depending on your exam and ct sinus scan results. One is in-office balloon sinuplasty and the other is minimally invasive image-guided endoscopic sinus surgery in my hands. For more information on these procedures visit www.Socalsinus.Com. ...Read more
Can your skin color change if you got a blood transfusion before a hemorrhoid surgery? especially blood from a different race
Patchy skin?: Irregular skin discoloration can be due to inflammation due to rashes, vascular changes, bacterial or fungal infections of skin, ^ or v in melanin production. Injury, heat, genetics, solar radiation, hormonal changes & exposure to heavy metal are potential causes. REF: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003224.htm ...Read more
Skin bleaching: Your skin color is determined by your genetic family background, and by how much sun you are exposed to. Some people have naturally dark skin, while others have lighter skin, and this fact is based alot on what part of the world your ancestors came from. If you want lighter skin, you must not get any sun at all, and you can buy bleaching creams to try to make the skijn lighter. ...Read more
Hi, I am having naturally black skin, can I use benoquin (monobenzone) lightly to change skin color?
Yes: But that will be an enormous project for little or no satisfaction. Use your time & energy for something that will actually benefit you or someone else. ...Read more
My skin color changed drastically
my skin used to be very white amost rudy color but now its yellowish brown and not it wasn't like it stayed till i ?
Need lab tests : Jaundice or too much of adrenal hormones can cause skin the skin discoloration you describe. ...Read more
Depends: If you have had a previous burn or sun damage you may get skin color change. Most of the time the melanin in your skin is reacting to what injured it (radiation, sun , fire, etc). If your skin is blue it usually means you are not getting enough oxygen, if it is red you are possibly flush either due to heat or dehydration. Sun damage can also cause loss of color in spots on the limbs. ...Read more
Not permanently: If you're talking about lightening creams, their effects are temporary. ...Read more
Few modalities: There are some topical medicines like hydroquinone and tretinoin, chemical peels and depigmenting agents. Lasers are also being employed, but only over a short area. Getting full body skin lightening is currently not possible. Rather than mess around with treatments at home - i'd probably go straight to a dermatologist and discuss options with them. ...Read more
Normal.: In most cases, it means she's normal. During pregnancy a hormone called melanocyte stimulating hormone (msh) is produced in increased levels, which will often cause the skin to darken. (in some women, only moles darken.) after you deliver the baby, msh levels go back to normal, and over time your skin color will usually go back to normal as well. ...Read more
Eczema changes: Eczema may cause skin changes including thickening or discoloration. It may take up to a year for skin to become normal as new skin regenerates. Moisturizing may help this. However, skin discoloration may be persistent. Other secondary causes of skin discoloration with eczema may need to be looked at (infection or topical medications). Best to discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more
How can I get my skin color back ? It changed a lot a it's darker than before ! i can't apply sunscreen on it because my skin will be grayish & i'm 17
Can't answer: You are 17 years old and a minor, and unfortunately i cannot answer your question. Please have one of your parents submit the question - sorry. ...Read more
Multiple reasons: Skin color after starting dialysis can be pale and this is related to multiple factors starting with. ...Read more
Normal variant: Some people tan very quickly; others never tan at all; and most of us are somewhere in between. It's a normal variation among individuals. The fact that you tan so fast is a good thing, in that your body is reacting more quickly than normal in an effort to protect your skin from sun damage, thereby reducing your risk of skin cancer, among other things. But you should still apply a sunscreen daily. ...Read more
Melatonin: Taking melatonin by mouth in low doses should affect your skin condition, if you notice changes see md advice. ...Read more