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Wart Removal From The Face
A few options...: 65% of warts resolve on their own within 2yrs without treatment. If you like, you can try home remedies such duct tape(hair is a problem), rubbing raw garlic over then cover, tea-tree oil application etc...Have been reported with success. Otc med such as compound -w etc..If severe or persistent, consult your doc as there many treatment options..Topicals vs freezing/electrodesication etc..Good luck. ...Read more
Not likely: Sometimes as the scar ages it blends in better with the uninterrupted skin. But will never fade or be the normal color skin again ...Read more
What method of permanent hair removal can remove unpigmented hairs on lip and chin? Did laser hair removal treatment cause vitiligo to spread
Will removing hair from the genital area helps in removing pubic lice and thereby prevent itching?
Not a guarantee: Tx of lice requires accurate identification of nits & lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix or RID or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm treating a plantar wart with duofilm. Removed the dead skin, removed the puffy "wart", liquid came out. Grew again, applied again. Is this right?
Continue.: Yes. The duofilm is innoculated with a high level of salicylic acid which is helpful to eliminate warts but it can take many episodes of dead skin removal and many weeks to months of treatment to resolve them. Consider seeing a dermatologist for possible additional destruction modalities like liquid nitrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The simple answer: is yes they certainly can, and so can most family physicians. ...Read more
For how many days will the redness on my face remain after the dead skin removed due to burn from waxing?
Depends: There are a number of methods - so your surgeon will discuss it with you. I've tried a number of products over the years - all of them are soothing emollient ointments. Aquaphor is still a winner for this use. Apply it 4 to 6 x each day, until the lasered areas are healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: The reconstruction after excision of a melanoma depends on the size and depth of the lesion as well as the location. Small lesions may be closed primarily while other lesions may need a local flap to close them. For larger defects, one may need a skin graft. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Will the rash caused by scabies wreck any of the ink in my tattoos? Will the burrowing cause any kind of scarring on top of the skin?
Unlikely, but . . .: Inflammation, rash, and scratching has a potential to cause your body to degrade and absorb some of the tattoo ink in localized spots. Cure the scabies, don't scratch in the meantime, and watch those sexual contacts. There are worse things that can happen than your tats fading a bit. ...Read more
Will scars from a cranioplasty prevent the regrowth of hair? How will the scars from a cranioplasty affect the look of the hair or head after everything has healed?
Laser, peels: If your doctor determines that your brown spots are indeed benign freckling, and if appropriate, she/he may suggest various laser/light technology such as ipl, fraxel, or active fx to resurface and remove the freckling. Alternatively, chemical peels can also even out dyspigmentation. Freckling can recur over time, and often require more than one treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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