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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Characteristic Elfin Like Facial Features

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When a doctor uses the term elf-like facial features, is there a specific meaning?

When a doctor uses the term elf-like facial features, is there a specific meaning?

Elf: Many genetic conditions have typical appearances. Elf-like facial features can describe someone with williams syndrome. They have small upturned noses, wide mouth, small teeth with wide spacing. They also have characteristic starburst appearance to their eyes, making them look like they are twinkling. While this description is used to easily describe without details, it does not make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the odd facial features of a child with fasd is easily identified?

What are the odd facial features of a child with fasd is easily identified?

FASD: The image shows the characteristics. Sometimes they can be subtle, and would need a doctor to identify. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis for symptoms that include: head aches, face disfiguration and eye protrusion?

What is the diagnosis for symptoms that include: head aches, face disfiguration and eye protrusion?

Orbital disease: In addition to thyroid this can be orbital inflammation, tumor or infection. This can be primary or secondary. You should not wait. You need to see an ophthalmologist who is comfortable with these problems, you should wait. This can be vision or life threatening given the content of your question. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for color differentiation difficulties?

What is the best treatment for color differentiation difficulties?

Depends: Tooth whitening is the first non-invasive choice. You can selectively whiten darker teeth if you want. Stay away from the one hour in office whitening as it is the least effective, most expensive, most side effects. And the light used with it has no effect. In my office we also offer internal bleaching if root canal treated teeth. As a last resort porcelain veneers can be done. ...Read more

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What r the symptoms, tests, and treatment for autoimmune urticaria? Is au the same thing as chronic idiopathic hives or is there a distinction?

What r the symptoms, tests, and treatment for autoimmune urticaria? Is au the same thing as chronic idiopathic hives or is there a distinction?

Treat the cause!: Good morning, good morning, urticaria refers to hives, due to changes in blood flow to skin due to certain neuro-chemicals. Autoimmune urticaria suggests an association of these chemicals being released as a result of immune system fighting your own cells producing antibodies against nuclear components of cells such as those of thyroid glands (thyroiditis), intestines, pancreas, skin, kidneys etc. ...Read more

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What is sturge weber syndrome and what is the treatment for it?

What is  sturge weber syndrome and what is the treatment for it?

Vascular anomaly: Children were described by sturge and weber who had port wine stain on the face and vascular anomaly in the brain. Often with severe epilepsy and cerebral palsy, there is no cure. Management involves treating seizures, glaucoma, and their frequent headaches. Brain surgery can be offered in severe cases. Lazer treatments may help the face lesion. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for scalded skin syndrome?

What is the treatment for scalded skin syndrome?

Scalded skin: Scalded skin syndrome is caused by infection with certain strains of staphylococcus bacteria. The bacteria produce a poison that causes the skin damage. Scalded skin syndrome is found most commonly in infants and chilldren under the age of 5. Treatment is with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the best facial psoriasis therapy?

What is the best facial psoriasis therapy?

Several.: Topical steroids have been the mainstay. Several shampoos with psoriasis clearly properties are useful in my practice: Nizoral (ketoconazole) shamppo and selsun blue are examples. And then all systemic therapies improvefacial psoriasis, including methotrexate, humira. Enbrel, remicade, etc. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for facial allergy?

What is the treatment for facial allergy?

Unsure: I assume you have facial skin rashes and think it might be an allergy related skin problem. In any case, skin rashes need to be seen and examined to get a proper diagnosis. Use facial lotion/moisturizer daily. ...Read more

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How common is having dermatomyositis and scleroderma and what is the best treatment?

How common is having dermatomyositis and scleroderma and what is the best treatment?

Uncommon: These are uncommon diseases but inflammatory muscle disease can be seen with scleroderma like skin changes in mixed connective tissue disease, anti-synthetase syndrome and sometimes as a complication of scleroderma. ...Read more

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What is the best type of autism treatment?

What is the best type of autism treatment?

Multi-dimensional: Autism manifests in various forms, probably has various causes, and is extremely complex to treat. Behavioral and social interventions are important, and increasingly psychoactive medications play an important role. These meds need be carefully selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for typical malignant melanoma?

What is the best treatment for typical malignant melanoma?

Usually surgery: Assuming that the melanoma has not spread to other organs, the first treatment is to surgically remove the affected skin with a rim of normal skin. Then, certain patients will also need to have an operation to remove 1 or more lymph nodes depending on the spread. In select cases, melanoma that has spread to other organs is surgically removed. Other patients will need chemotherapy and radiation. ...Read more

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What is aytipical facial pain and the symptoms please?

What is aytipical facial pain and the symptoms please?

Definition: Atypical Facial Pain (AFP, also termed atypical facial neuralgia,[1] chronic idiopathic facial pain,[2] or psychogenic facial pain),[3] is a type of chronic facial pain which does not fulfill any other diagnosis. Best explanation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atypical_facial_pain. See TMJ-orofacial pain doc for management. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Sparse facial hair?

What is the definition or description of: Sparse facial hair?

Sparse facial hair: Hairs are strands that grow from the epidermis and are composed of Keratin. Sparse facial hair is when there are very fair hairs on a portion of the face where more hair would be anticipated to grow. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of facial capillary telangectasia? Can it become severe without treatment?

What is the treatment of facial capillary telangectasia? Can it become severe without treatment?

Pulsed Dye Laser: Pulsed dye laser is an excellent choice for the treatment of facial rosacea or telangiectasias. The treatment is very effective and is not painful. It has very little downtime and is done in the office. This should be combined with sun protection. In my opinion, the syneron/candela v-beam perfecta laser is the best pdl. If not treated, the tiny facial veins become engorged and can fill up. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: facial peels?

What is the definition or description of: facial peels?

See below: A chemical peel, also called chemexfoliation or derma peeling, is one of the least invasive ways to improve the appearance of your skin. Although chemical peels are used mostly on the face, they can also be used to improve the skin on your neck and hands. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Elfin like face?

What is the definition or description of: Elfin like face?

Face stucturr: It would be a delicate, pixie like face. This can be associated with other problems. Have your baby checked. All the best. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skin pigmentation disorder?

Depends: On what the disorder is. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and options. Also consider chinese medicine. I have seen some dramatic improvements with herbs that balance the body ...Read more

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What is the treatment for williams syndrome?

What is the treatment for williams syndrome?

No cure: Avoid taking too much calcium and vitamin d. Follow up with your pediatrican for monitoring of blood vessel narrowing. Physical therapy and speech/language therapy is helpful. See a geneticist for assistance. ...Read more