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Dr. John Landi
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Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible.


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Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause skin aging, sun spots, wrinkling, and cancer. The alternative would be spray tanning or wearing make up. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
6 Doctors shared insights

Translucent Skin (Overview)

Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible.


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Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you can get what you really want. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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Soon, how do I get rid of this translucent skin?

Soon, how do I get rid of this translucent skin?

You don't...: ...Unless there is an underlying cause, which is possible if this is a new development. Various medical conditions (e.g. Cushing's disease) or over-application of steroid creams, can thin your skin. But if you were born with translucent skin, that's just the way your skin is, and that's okay! Pale, silky skin was much admired in victorian times. It's a part of you, so celebrate it! ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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Layer of white translucent skin on?

Layer of white translucent skin on?

More Information: It's hard to know without more information. Is this something you've always had? Or is it new? Does it itch? Is it everywhere? Or only in certain places. You could be experiencing dry skin which may appear as you described above. Also if you've been sunburned recently and are shedding skin which appears white and translucent. Try using gentle moisturizers to keep skin healthy. ...Read more

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Home remedies for a translucent skin?

Make up or spray tan: I've never seen translucent skin, but I have seen pale skin. Tanning is one way to make the skin darker but long term exposure to the sun can cause skin aging, sun spots, wrinkling, and cancer. The alternative would be spray tanning or wearing make up. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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Any way to make my translucent skin more normal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you can get what you really want. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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What is the definition or description of: Translucent skin?

What is the definition or description of: Translucent skin?

Translucent skin: Translucent skin - allows some light to shine through, has some transparency. It may allow veins or other structures to become more visible. ...Read more

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Chin. I want to have a much more even and translucent skin?

And I want to be...: ...Good-looking and rich - but that's not going to happen either. In general, you have to play the hand you were dealt. Chemical peels can sometimes even out skin tone, but if you go that route, make sure the doctor doing it has lots of experience with skin peels. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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Soon, how do I get rid of this translucent skin?

You don't...: ...Unless there is an underlying cause, which is possible if this is a new development. Various medical conditions (e.g. Cushing's disease) or over-application of steroid creams, can thin your skin. But if you were born with translucent skin, that's just the way your skin is, and that's okay! Pale, silky skin was much admired in victorian times. It's a part of you, so celebrate it! ...Read more

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How to get more translucent skin around the forehead and chin?

How to get more translucent skin around the forehead and chin?

Translucent skin: Improving the tone, texture and pigment in the skin to have a look more luminous may be achieved with the use of home-care skin products and office treatments including peels, microdermabrasion, intense pulsed light or laser resurfacing treatments. The modality used depends on the amount of correction needed. Have a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can iron supplements help with translucent skin?

Can iron supplements help with translucent skin?

Not so much: While any form of anemia can be associated with pallor or poor skin color, if a person is fair complected iron won't change that. ...Read more

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If I happened to have thin, translucent skin that was caused by vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, would my skin have been that way since I was a child?

May occur: The thin skin is part of Ehlers-Danlos. It is called cutest Lexus. However as we mature there can be increased thinning. Part of it also depends on the type of Ehlers-Danlos you as there are many genetics subtypes ...Read more

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Lots of veins on translucent skin on chest and breasts and some varocise veins on hands and feet. Anything to worry about?

Lots of veins on translucent skin on chest and breasts and some varocise veins on hands and feet. Anything to worry about?

Need to examine: If there has been no change in the appearance recently, it is not a likely cause for concern. If there has been recant change, it would be prudent to consult your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to have a clear face skin?

How to have a clear face skin?

Pangea Organics: Are certified organic, gluten free and botanical based (not dangerous chemicals) skincare products. I recommend the discovery kit for your skin type. They clear up your skin without being harsh or drying it out. It gives you travel sized version of the face cleanser, toner, scrub, masque and cream for only $34 and free shipping only at http://pangeaorganics. Com/parties/1167. ...Read more

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How to get a clear healthy skin?

See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and then you can discuss therapy options for your skin. ...Read more

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How could I get clear facial skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Can I clear up my skin with vinegar?

Unsure: It depends what you mean by clear up...If you mean treat acne, then there are better choices. If you clarify your intention I can give you more detailed guidance. ...Read more

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How long does a head cold take to clear?

How long does a head cold take to clear?

Minimum: 7-10 days, assuming that this is a viral cold. ...Read more

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What should I use for a clear and even tone skin?

Healthy diet: It is hard to know what you mean by skin tone (even color or smoothness). In general avoid the sun, eat a healthy diet low in simple carbohydrates and hi in fresh vegetables. Antioxidants may help. A non comedogenic moisturizer and possibly retinol are considerations depending on your skin type. ...Read more