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I Am 7 Weeks Post Treatment with Carac Cream for Actinic Keratosis.

The treated area is still fairly pink. What is the maximum length of time it could take to fade to normal skin color? I need to be prepared. Also,... READ MORE

Impossible to Find Benzoyl Peroxide Face Washes?

Does anyone know of any shortages with benzoyl peroxide? I used to get a BP face wash as an Rx from my Doctor. However, one day the pharmacy told me... READ MORE

Does Differin .03 Thin the Outer Layers of the Skin?

Hi, I am currently using differin gel 0.3%. Is it true this product thins the outer layer of the skin making one more susceptible to pitted scarring.... READ MORE

Numbness After Scalp Cyst Removal

Why I Still Feel Numbness After the Cyst Removal on my Scalp? The Surgery Was Done More Than Seven Days Ago. READ MORE

Is It Normal to Have Numbness and Tingling 5 Months After a Mucocele Removal?

I had a mucocele removed last September. My lip is still numb and tingles when touched. I understand that there was probably some nerve damage. Is... READ MORE

Had a Liquid Nitrogen Removal of a Brown Patch on my Left Cheek Near the Ear. (photo)

The Scab is 99% off but the Area is Now Reddish and slightly raised. Is this to be expected or is there something going on here. READ MORE

Is 20-year-old Hematoma Infected?

Horse riding accident years ago...very large hematoma on left buttock. There has been a lump on that area ever since. This injury happened about 20... READ MORE

Epiduo Gel Problems? (photo)

I'm having a couple of side effects from Epudio Gel, which my doctor prescribed to treat my acne. I started it last week, and at first it seemed to... READ MORE

Are Tissue Fat Loss After Cortisone Injections Permanent or Will It Resolve Fill Itself in Eventualy

I had a small cyst between my breast more so to side of left breast. My MD injected some cortisone 2 weeks ago it seemed to make it slightly smaller... READ MORE

What Can Be Done to Fade Redness from Carac Treatment for Actinic Keratosis?

Should the area be kept moist or left dry? Which moisturizer should be used? How long can the area take to fade back to normal? In terms of months? Is... READ MORE

Is a Benzyol Peroxide Burn Permanent?

I applied benzyol peroxide to my face after an extremely embarrassing break out. I applied the BP 10% all over my face (stupidly) because the result... READ MORE

How Can I Drastically Lighten my Skin? (photo)

I started using bleaching creams and avoiding sunlight since I was 12. Now I am almost 18 years old and I also take l-gluthathoine + vitamin c pills... READ MORE

Change in Face Due to Hydroquinone/Hydrocortisone Cream (Pictures Included)

In November 2009 I was prescribed a 4% hydroquinone and 1% hydrocortisone cream. After using this cream for a couple of weeks I noticed spontaneous... READ MORE

How to Fix Holes in Skin from Lamprobe Treatment? (photo)

Hello. I had a lamprobe treatment done 3 weeks ago now and am left with some holes in my skin. Is there anything that can be done to fix this? I went... READ MORE

What is a Good Eye Cream for Milia Prone Skin?

Every eye cream or serum I've tried leaves milia around my lower eyelid area. Smaller amounts still cause milia. The milia usually goes away after... READ MORE

Can Retinol Cause Enlarged Pores?

Can retinol cause enlarged pores? i've used it for about a month and orange peel skin look has really come out! I have a glycolic peel 35% in... READ MORE

Indent from Electrodessication for Sebaceous Hyperplasia?

I had some hyperplasia spots on my chin treated a week ago. All but the largest spot are healing normally. The largest one is still peeling/scabbing... READ MORE

Uses of Novo White Cream and UV Care Lite Cream?

Post Q switch Laser treatment for freckles on face my doctor suggested novo white cream and UV care lite cream is these creams are useful READ MORE

Swelling After Milia Extraction

It's been 1 month, how can I get rid of 100% swelling after milia extraction from under the eye area. Its only 90% gone. Will it remain alwys... READ MORE

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