Regarding skincare, is there a difference between homemade soaps (the ones obtained as a result of saponification) and cream bars that you buy in stores (the ones that have all the harsh chemicals that dry your skin)? Everyone says that you shouldn't use soap on face but does that apply to homemade soaps too?View Thread
I am a 56 year old female that has been committed to high quality skincare for over 40 years. Sunscreen 365...
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I am a 56 year old female that has been committed to high quality skincare for over 40 years. Sunscreen 365 days per year and quality cleansing products. I have noticed small tears around my mouth to jaw area - not true Marionette lines. I believe that sitting with face in hand absentmindedly has pulled on the skin and also sleeping on my side vs. back.. My understanding is that this is connective tissue damage. Can I use anything to heal this? I tried a microcurrent device that that kind of worsened it.
I have have dry skin develop on my one finger tip over the past month. I have tried lotions, , bandaging, to retain moisture but it seems to be getting worse and it is cracking and hurting at times. What is going on? Can someone help me? Thanks!View Thread
Hello, I'm a 19 year old female in fairly good health. Recently areas on my legs have become extremely itchy from unknown causes. Due to scratching, petechiae showed up. This isn't the first time petechia has arisen due to scratching. The last time it occured, I tried resisting to scratch the area and the spots disappeared after a while. What could be causing petechiae to show up? Should I be concerned enough to make a visit to a doctor in person?View Thread
I have had this for 2 years now they showed up right after my foot was ran over by a wheel chair a few times. I dont have any discomfort. They are raised red and look like cauliflower. They are on the top of my foot and also on my ankle. I know this is a bad description im not sure how to add a picture if anyone could help pleaseView Thread
Just last night I was having a hard evening and have myself 2 eraser burns. Obviously they hurt pretty bad now but I'm afraid of more scarring. In treatment for an eating disorder and just wanted some relief.View Thread
I've just recently started to notice that I have a small discolored spot on my thumb that is sensitive to cold (when it comes into contact with cold, it stings, especially water, but will also react to solid objects, unknown if it will react to cold air in sufficient quantities/temperatures). Pressure, warmth doesn't appear abnormal. Any ideas?View Thread
I am 23 years old and over the past year and a half I have lost at least half of my hair. It use to be so thick I could barely fit it in a pony tail, and because its not extremeley thin now everyone claims its "hardly noticable" Well its very noticable for me and I would love an answer. I've tried vitamins and taking better care of my hair and nothing seems to help. I'm so sick of hearing its "all stress related" because that's not the case. Any advice?
I have scheduled to see a dermatologist but they cannot see me for 6 months View Thread
My adult daughter has a nasty infection of her exterior ear. She has been to her doctor, a clinic and the E.R. to find a solution but as yet she has not found a definitive diagnosis. I wont go into the weeks wasted and the myriad explanations provided, suffice to say its not getting much better. She has been told to use everything from Neosporin to a couple different antibiotics.
After culturing the crud from her ear the doc said it was Staph and prescribed an antibiotic. The culture was obtained Aug 29 and by this posting her ears havent improved much.
She also has a nasty rash (petechiae?) on her abdomen that we surmised was a reaction to the antibiotics. She is normally an allergic person primarily food allergies, but my point would be that she is prone to allergic reactions. The rash showed up shortly after the first course of antibiotics. It doesnt hurt but itches.
The antibiotics prescribed and taken were: Clyndamiacin, Clindamiavim, Bactrim and a new one she cant immediately provide the name of.
At first it started around my lip so my Dr prescribed me anti vitals thinking it was a cold sore, but a month later with no luck and more on my face he suggested seeing a dermatologist, I fee hideous and have no idea what's going on with my face. View Thread
Is there any treatments for removing wrinkles on lips? not around the mouth but actually on the lip skin? I've heard thermage(rf), microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing/cool touch laser might be suitable?
I wouldn't really want any injections or fillers. ThanksView Thread
Alright so to start off i've been trying to get rid of some benign moles and in the search found this thing called urine therapy. bear with me i know it sounds a little nuts but so what you do is poke your mole then let some urine soak into it and the compounds in your urine kill the "cancer like" cells that cause moles. So i tried this for some stupid reason but it actually worked. But in the process when i was pocking the mole i remembered some old wives tale that if you poke a mole/ scratch it you can get cancer even if the mole was benign. Is this true?/ do you have any insight in the matterView Thread
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