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I am 18 years old. And I white color patch is growing at the starting if my lower lip. And my lip is growing and expanding. How to get rid of this?
Skin under my penis which cover my testicles gt stomach from 4 5 place. It paining n irritate me And that skin is too large it is also called any type of problem and I fall out in 4 to 5 minutes I lost my stamina please help me.
Hi, Now a days I am getting black poop. What is the reason for this problem. Is it danger to health. And I am feeling burning like sensation in my anus.
I had severe acne all over my face since the age of 16 which is almost cured now for which I consulted many doctors, I took sotret 20mg for almost a year and now I am only using aha glow face wash, my acne is almost gone but it has left bad acne scars, most of em are like dark brown marks and some are boxcar scars. Need a strong suggestion to get rid of these scars ASAP. Please suggest.
My brother is 18years old. His complexion is not very fair. Now he has a little marks on his face. Uske face pr small small black and white marks ho gya h. He has tried many types of cream on his face. But all goes in vain. Please tell me what to do to get a clear and fair skin?
Im 17 year old girl, I have a dark skin tone and uneven patches on my face. What should I do for a good healthy and glowing skin?
A Form of Resurfacing: The TCA (trichloroacetic acid) peel is one of the oldest forms of skin resurfacing. Skin resurfacing refers to use of an agent or device to remove layers of skin, thereby allowing newer, refreshed skin to grow in its place. Dermabrasion and lasers are also used for skin resurfacing. Chemical peels such as TCA and phenol have been around for many years and have a long track record of success.
A TCA peel can be used as a mild, medium, or deep chemical formulation; this relates to the depth of penetration of the acid. The depth of penetration correlates to the percentage of TCA in the solution. In my hands, a medium depth TCA peel (35%) is usually used. Prior to application of the TCA, I use a light chemical peel known as the Jessner's peel, which is salicylic acid based. This cleans epidermal cells down to the layer of the stratum corneum, allowing the TCA to penetrate more deeply and more evenly.
Safety: Is a TCA peel safe. The answer is yes if used by an experienced Physician; it is a serious treatment and requires a practitioner with superb training and experience. TCA penetrates the skin via a process known as coagulative necrosis; it can only penetrate to a specified depth based on its concentration. The key is to make sure the peel is formulated correctly. Most Facial Plastic Surgeons will have a Pharmacist who formulates the peel in a consistent, specified fashion.
Downtime: Much less downtime than a CO2 laser treatment, but more downtime than a Dermabrasion or a Portrait Plasma Skin Regeneration (PSR); there is a week of initial recovery followed by moderate redness for 4 weeks or so. However, since TCA is relatively inexpensive to formulate, it gives a great result for less patient cost than most of the other treatments mentioned.
Conclusion: TCA chemical peel is a treatment I have always used in my practice as part of the armementarium of skin resurfacing, and something I will probably continue to use based on the consistency of results, acceptable downtime, and cost factors involved.