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Not For Me - Falls Church, VA

I just finished 2nd treatment. My skin experienced...

I just finished 2nd treatment. My skin experienced same bad reaction at 1 & 2nd treatment. It was so itchy for 3 days straight, red rush all over my skin. It reminds me when I got tick bite from woods. Doctor gace me an ointment to heal, but it doesn't work! I am still battling violent itchness now. I am not considering to get 3rd treatment. Skin rash was not diminished for entire 1 month last time. I am not sure how long it takes to disappear this time. I will seek another treatment for my skin next time. No shorts for me this summer...
NOVA Medical

2 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
2 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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I have to try another procedure to get rid of sun damaged skin. FYI, Hydrocortisone did not work well in my condition, Neosporin worked very well somehow.
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You poor thing!! You must have some sort of allergy to light then. Yeah no more IPL for you!! So sorry this happened! Use lots of Hydrocortisone.
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I am not taking any medication nor any physical condition for treatment (thank God!).
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Are you on any medications that contraindicate for photosensitivity? I've seen reactions like these before but usually in people that are on a med that makes them more sensitive to light.
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Thank you for posting your review.  That does look very itchy!!  I have not seen this type of reaction with this procedure before.

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I did not expect this reaction either. I am so glad I did not have this procedure on my face! I've learned something new about my skin by IPL.
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Thank goodness it was not on your face...Yikes!  I have super sensitive skin too and I can only imagine what mine would do.

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Glad I found this post. I am experiencing the same red blotchy itchy bumps on my legs. It has been since 6/29. My first treatment this did not happen, they turn the laser setting up and this is the results. I am so itchy I can't stand it
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