Dermabrasion

What is Dermabrasion?

Operative procedure to efface acne scars or pits; performed with sandpaper, rotating abrasive drums, wire brushes, or other materials.

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hi,i am 32 years old,and i have nevus spilus on my leg,does it have a risk of skin cancer if i tattooed it?i had dermabrasion before 4 years and it seems bad now,it was not a good choise i think,i have some keloids and stirias on it now.or shall i have laser treatment?which is better?

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Thanks for posting to hcm,
As per recommendations tatoos done at a good places won't cause cancers. But yes off course tatooing can cause cancer. But just plain nevus can rarely leads to cancers like squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas.

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I have been having pigmentation on my forehead and cheeks for about 12 years now. Have tried several creams, peels, dermabrasion etc but nothing has worked. In fact it seems to be darker now. No doctor has suggested any blood tests or hormone tests. Could this be a problem due to hormones if so can it be treated with medications. Is there no solution for this problem?

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thanks for the query.
This hyper pigmentation can be removed by using skin lightening creams.
Various creams are available like melalite xl, lookbrite, Lumaglow etc.
You can take any of them.

The following should be procedure to use it.
1. Wash your face in evening around 7.
2. Dry face...

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Hello This is Ravi, I have black dots which around my left eye and cheek, not sure what is the problem exactly. I did had dermabrasion but it did not work much, so any good doctor who can treat that well. Please let me know if you can help me on this, any dermatologist doctors in jp nagar/jaya nagar.
Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

doctor1 MD

Hi.
Thanks for your query.
Noted the history and understood your concerns.
You have 2 parts of questions: one about treatment of erosions in fundus and duodenum and another about the skin problem left eye and cheek which are present in spite of dermabrasion.
The first part of the question about...

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I am a 29 year old Male from Karnataka. I was advised Comselite by a Doc, used it for 2 years, stopped using it like 6 months back and suddenly developed rash skin, burning sensation. After a period of time my skin has become normal, but it has turned way too darker, then again went to see a Doc, he suggested Kojovit for fair complexion, it is not helping either now. Not the Doc wants me to undergo some Laser Treatments which can lighten the skin color. How effective can this Laser procedure be? How safe it is? Doc has suggested me to go for two sittings of laster treatment. I need a clear fairer skin, because now it's my face color which is darker, otherwise my body color is much lighter. Want to match face color with rest of my body without any side-effects

Thanks in anticipation.

doctor1 MD

Hi
Thanks for your query.

Your concern is regarding the pigmentation that you have developed over your face.

First of all, you have been using a triple combination cream others your face for a period as long as two years which is not at all recommended. I am sure that yet must have surfei on your...

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ONE SMALL SKIN COLOR PIMPLE ON UVULA WHAT CAUSES THAT DOCTOR CLAIMS IT IS NOTHING JUST BENIGN BUT IT MAKES ME VERY NERVOUS

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

A small skin color pimple on your uvula might just be a skin tag. It is like a benign outgrowth of the skin.
You only need to self monitor it for any change in size, shape, color, pain, ulceration, discharge, irregularity of margins, etc. If any such abnormality...

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Sir, i am myself a 3rd year postgraduate student in Department of Anatomy . I am having white patches : on my nape of neck, dorsum of right wrist joint and one in the interdigital cleft of 2nd and 3rd fingers.AI showed to one dermatologist of my institute but he has prescribred me steroids, trimpo fprte and immunosuppresant ointment, with UV exposure. Since last one year i am taking the treatment and some spots which were small have gone but new ones have appeared but there is no relief in the bigger ones. Can u please tell me what should i do?

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor,
I think you know everything about your condition if it was confirmed as vitiligo.
Acrofacial/ and segmental type of vitiligo is sometimes resistant to all treatment and management is somewhat frustrating.
1. You are on right way of treatment
2. You could add tablet Melanocyl 2 tab at...

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Hello,
I have what appear to be unsightly age spots all over my penis. Is there a safe way to remove them myself and restore a more healthy looking penis? Thank you.

doctor1 MD

Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.

The age related spots on the penis are most likely due to abnormal pigmentation and insufficient exfoliation of the area with the advancing age.

There are some remedies that you can try to lighten these spots like-

1. Take about 20 volume of hydrogen peroxide to...

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Yes.thank you janet
Had dermabrasion.surgery around my mouth. Are there any specific vita. That promot healing.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Take oral vitamin c supplements

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Since you got dermabrasion done yesterday only, I would like to tell you that we do not routinely recommend any special medicines to our patients after this procedure.
But yes, as far as early healing is concerned, vitamin c...

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Hi is there any way to remove a scar in the face permanently?

doctor1 MD

Hi!
Welcome to healthcaremagic.com.Some facial scars can be softened by a process called Dermabrasion which renders a smooth surface to skin.Z plasty is a method by which a scar is repositioned according to the natural creases of the face.
Severe cases require skin grafting etc..Please visit a...

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Recent questions on  Dermabrasion

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I have had deep cysts in my underarms and upper inner thigh area. They are often painful and drain either by pressure or on their own. They typically appear right before I menstruate. I have a cream to apply for treatment but I am wondering if I can get microdermabrasion to help with the discoloration from scarring and for just a smoother unclogged underarm.

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My query is to a dermatologist. My Name is Mrs. Nair, age- 38 years, female. My problem is listed below:

In 2006 April I started having hyper pigmentation on my face, neck and upper back. I consulted a specialist at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore and underwent blood test. As per the blood test my IGE (immunoglobin E) was 460, high above normal. Therefore, I underwent a patch test and the result of the patch test said I was allergic to PPD and some parabens. So my problem was diagnosed as hyper pigmentation due to contact dermatitis. I had used hair colour since February 2006 and as per this result I completely stopped using the same. I underwent chemical peeling, micro dermabrasion and laser treatment subsequently. My facial skin improved a bit, but not much. I had to shift to Egypt on official assignment and here again I consulted two dermatologists. They suggested a skin biopsy for Macular Amyloidosis and a biopsy was done. As per the biopsy report "bundles of collegen found in the dermis and slightly reactive to congo red staining. diagnosis: Amyloidosis."I do not have any itching on the skin except sometimes which i take as due to dryness. Can you please confirm what is my condition? Is there any treatment for this? I would really be grateful for your reply as I cannot consult a doctor from India face to face now as I am still in Egypt.

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I ve had microdermabrasion 2 or 3 times with the time in between each one being 2 or 3 months... I have also done the laser once... I have a thick patch of skin on one side of my nose that I did not have before... not sure what caused it... it puffs out a little on that side and make my nose look a little crooked... I want it to go away... it doesn t itch and it isn t red

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Hello This is Ravi, I have black dots which around my left eye and cheek, not sure what is the problem exactly. I did had dermabrasion but it did not work much, so any good doctor who can treat that well. Please let me know if you can help me on this, any dermatologist doctors in jp nagar/jaya nagar. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

doctor1 MD

I have black spots over my back. is there any treatment?

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I went in to book my first microdermabrasion and the skin therapist noticed multiple small white bumps on my nose. I assumed it was stubborn white heads as I've tried to remove it myself, hence why I wanted a facial. The skin therapist called in...

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Dear Doctor , we have used the tube as suggested by you but still the scars are still there only faded little bit. should we continue with same medicine or can you suggest something else. Thanks with best regards, XXXX

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