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What Makes Certain Skin Types Prone To Stretch Marks
What are the chances of developing skin cancer following co2 laser skin resurfacing? I believe my fair skin due to my irish heritage makes me more prone to burns and skin cancer. Can co2 laser cause such side effects?
No: Co2 laser resurfacing removes a layer of skin in a controlled fashion. In some cases, patients with extensive precancers can be treated with co2 laser, most frequently done on the lips. Sun protection is the most important measure to prevent skin cancer, regardless of whether or not you've had co2 laser resurfacing. Your fair skin may increase your risk of skin cancer independent of co2 laser. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne ?
Acne : Sensitive skin patients should use gentle non soap cleansers to wash as needed. The key is to start out with one product at a time to help gauge sensitivity . An otc benzoyl peroxide wash could be used in lower concentrations initially and then increased as tolerated . Topical retinoids should be tried every other or every third night before using nightly. See a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
How to manage acne prone facial skin n sensitive? Is adapalene too harsh for sensitive skin to reduce the appearance of dead skin and acne.
Depends on the cause: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Can chemical peel cause severe irritations of sensitive skin? My skin is very sensitive to various skin care products and environmental factors. I would like to have a chemical peel of my feet and buttocks to rejuvenate my skin and make it smoother. How c
Yes: If you are sensitive to the ingredients in the peel, there is a potential for severe reactions. A skin test on an inconspicuous area should be done before doing the peel on your entire face. Other options are crystal free microdermabrasions, ipls or laser treatments since no chemicals are used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens to the skin if you both have Ehlers Danlos (thinner and elastic skin) and scleroderma (thicker and stiffer skin)? Any skin changes?
Yes: Hi TakaishiS It might seem the two would cancel each other (EDS involves less effective collagen and stretchy skin, SD involves XS collagen deposition) but unfortunately it seems to be somewhat additive. Suggest you check our http://prettyill.com/forums/viewthread/531/#2699 and continue working with your regular practitioner. ...Read more
I have patchy appearing skin due to albinism. Are there cosmetics or any kind of plastic surgery that can help my skin look more regular?
Why do stretch marks happen during muscle growth? Can the intake of any nutrient prevent them?(Stretch marks on shoulders).
Skin tension: You have grown the muscles at a rate that the skin could not keep up with thus becomes lets say over stretched and damaged. There is no nutrient to protect from this but expanding at a slower rate could reduce the risk of development ...Read more
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