I'm a 30 yr old male from India. I've had dark skin around my neck since high school. It's on only one side of the neck and looks like dirt. I've checked with dermatologists here but many say they've not seen any other problem like it. I tried topical salicyl treatments and skin lightening cream like they suggested but to no avail. The area around the stripes is fine and I have no other problems. Please let me know if anyone's encountered something similar. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I'm a 25 year old white male, and I have small keloid scars on the backs of both of my ear lobes. I have had them for years. They are there because I foolishly pierced my ears myself when I was younger without using surgical grade steel, or doing anything right at all to be honest. I gauged my piercings up, myself, and noticed the scars forming when I was about 18. I immediately took my earrings out, and over the years, the scars have went down drastically in size, but they are still not completely gone.
My question is: Has anyone heard of the new acrylic compression earrings that are being marketed to get rid of these scars, and if so, have you used and would you recommend them?
I have battled this dry skin patch on the top of my finger for two years now, and it will not go away. It burns horribly whenever it is touched at all. My family physician has frozen it off TWICE, but it keeps coming back. He says it is not cancer. I injured the nerve in that finger 30 years ago, and he thinks that it is over that injured nerve. Do I need to see a dermatologist, or just have him freeze it off again? Is there any ointment for nerve damaged skin?View Thread
Hi I'm 16 and I have those red spots on my legs , they are not itchy or irritating but they are very ugly and I wanna get rid of them,I'm pretty sure that they came from the infected ingrown hair (follicultis ) can you please give me a quick answer of what I can do to get rid of them ?View Thread
Hi I am a 25 year old female with a few questions about some skin abnormalities that I have noticed on my body. I just started to notice these spots in the last couple weeks and just today I noticed a new brown spot on the area in between my breast and the first couple spots appeared along my abdomen. I am curious to know if this may be a serious thing I would need to have looked at or if there are any home remedies to rid of these spots. The spots do not hurt at all they just appear randomly and are brown and not as leveled as the rest of my skin. Can anyone help?View Thread
Hello!So I'm 16 years old and I have those red dots at the back of my legs , they are not itchy or irritating at all , and they didn't come from shaving for sure .I've heard that they might be "Hair Follicles" I don't know what's the right way to get rid of them (I prefer naturally) and even if I had to take meds I'll go for it but there is just one thing (I'l not living now in USA I might not find the same meds your gonna give me ) I'm looking for a positive quick reply and thank you !View Thread
my 14 yr. old daughter has some acne issues. but, she's developed a few rather odd looking "growths". (see image) any ideas what they are? the greyish looking ones near the center of the pic, and the larger cluster near the bottom left are the concerning ones. View Thread
I've been suffering with acne for four years now. I'm currently 17 years old and have used a variety of products ranging from topical acne treatments to oral antibiotics and birth control pills. Some of the products I've used include retin-a-micro, terramycin, clindamycin, benzaclin, tactuo, proactive acne treatment, doxycycline, minocycline, and allisse. I used practically everything except accutane and that's not something I would ever consider.View Thread
Hey, I've had these several red spots on my arm that have been there for over two months. I have had bad experience with my skin, such as an abnormal amount of acne on my face, behind my ears, neck, chest, and back. I still do. But the problem I have now is that I have these red spots on my arm that I don't know how to get rid of. They don't really itch that much. They're really bothersome because of how noticeable they've become. I also have these dark pigmentation spots on my neck. I noticed signs of the pigmentation occurring in July but it was barely noticeable, but now it has grown to cover almost my entire front of my neck. If anyone could help figure out what this is and how to treat it, I'd greatly appreciate it. I attached a few photos below. Thank you very much. View Thread
I had 3 small guaze pad patches and applied generous amounts of tea tree oil to them and taped them on the lightly blemished areas on face, after several hours, l took off the pads and noticed that the skin had red patches, it has been 3 days now and the redness has only faded ever so slightly. its not itchy, but l just apply normal moisturiser on them. it seems a bad idea, is this the case because l have bad eczema particularly on my hands and feet area, so my skin is very sensitive. how can l speed up the recovery of the red patches?
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