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Skin Question Archive:

Q. Can I use an astringent and a collagen gel before I apply my moisturizer with 25 spf? I have had one spot of skin cancer removed with MOHS technique.

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July 18, 2017 at 5:23pm

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From time to time I experience very itchy skin on various parts of my body. Many times after showering or not.

Last night for no reason I could think of, my arms started to itch with that pin prick feeling. I slather with lotion all the time. A few times the itching has been so bad I have taken an antihistamine, which helped. Thank you.

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February 18, 2017 at 9:46am

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What can I do to get rid of Milia on my face?

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June 14, 2016 at 2:49pm

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I have hair loss on the top of my head. I read about the HairMax laser, is this a good option? What about light therapy?

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November 8, 2015 at 10:28pm

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I am 44 years old and about 6 months ago, I had an issue with an itchy bottom. It is not all the time, but it seems to be worse when it is time for my monthly menses.

I didn't ask the doctor when I had my recent pap smear, but he said everything looked normal. However, I am really embarassed by it.

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February 13, 2015 at 2:15pm

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I have been suffering from angular cheilitis for over a year. I have tried fungal creams, nutritional supplements, and mouthwash without any benefit. Do you know of any other remedies for angular cheilitis? I'm so embarrassed. Please help!

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January 6, 2015 at 10:21am

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What should I look for in a sunscreen? What strength do I use and how often do I apply it?

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June 12, 2014 at 10:02am

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How can I remove my pregnancy mask? I am from Bhutan and am 29 years old.

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March 17, 2014 at 10:32am

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I noticed a rash on my temple about a week ago and my eye was hurting pretty bad. I didn't think much about it, but a few days later it wasn't getting any better and the pain was still there so I went to my doctor who diagnosed me with shingles.

My doctor put me on a antiviral medication and said she hoped it wouldn't spread, but it did spread to my forehead and in my hair. It's very painful especially, the headaches. I saw my physician after one week, and she couldn't believe the shingles spread so much. She put me on three more days of antiviral medications. She was very encouraging to me and said that I had done really well under the circumstances. I still feel awful and the sores are still there, so my questions are: (I forgot to ask my doctor this) how long will these sores stay on my face, will I have scaring and when will I feel like my old self again? I feel weak and the headaches come and go, even though I'm taking naproxen. Thank you.

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February 27, 2014 at 9:58am

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I have noticed that my skin has lightened around my throat area. Is this something to worry about? I am 64 years old and had radiation for breast cancer on my left side in 2006.

I had my blood levels checked in June. I had a good mammogram and doctor's visit in October. My only health concern is trying to control my cholesterol levels. Is there anything I should worry about?

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November 27, 2013 at 10:22pm