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Hand Rash

You are not my doctor: Rash on the back of my hand? [more inside]
posted by jckll on Jan 27, 2009 - 9 answers

Make my legs stop itching Oh God please

Why are my legs--especially calves--itching all the time? I know it's winter, so things are dry, but I moisturize religiously and it happens during the summer too. I've tried Bag Balm, Eucerin, body butters, shea butter, aloe, hydrocortisone, exfoliating, not exfoliating, Cetaphil, jojoba oil, cold showers, not using soap on them, not shaving, and not using stuff with cetyl alcohol in it. This has been going on for years now, getting steadily worse each year, and a dermatologist a while ago just told me to put on lotion. What next? [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jan 18, 2009 - 32 answers

How do I get rid of this blackhead on my back?

I have an old, large blackhead on my back that resists my attempts to remove it by squeezing (due to its position). I asked my dermatologist to remove it and he said "have your wife squeeze it out." He gave me no clue as to why he wouldn't do it. I was not about to ask my wife to do this yucky thing. OK, so who do you go to to get this done?
posted by Rad_Boy on Jan 7, 2009 - 31 answers

Better Skin

Large pores on my face are getting me down. [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Jan 7, 2009 - 18 answers

Skin specialist in Melbourne AU?

Can anyone personally recommend a skin specialist in Melbourne, Australia? [more inside]
posted by Coaticass on Dec 22, 2008 - 4 answers

stubborn hillocks

possible bed bugs? dermatology question [more inside]
posted by nihlton on Dec 10, 2008 - 11 answers

Itchy sunburn

I'm recovering from a body sunburn, most of the pain is gone but now I'm painfully itchy. Should I use some moisturiser cream or should I let my skin dry out to accelerate the process? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Dec 4, 2008 - 15 answers

Make them go away!!!

What the hell are these little bumps all over my legs? [more inside]
posted by damnjezebel on Nov 19, 2008 - 8 answers

SkinCareFilter: Non-Toxic anti-aging skin care?

Help my skin glow while avoiding toxic chemicals! [more inside]
posted by airguitar2 on Nov 17, 2008 - 14 answers

The heartbreak of... what?!

Over the past week, my skin has developed a number of flaky red spots. What could they possibly be? [more inside]
posted by arianell on Nov 11, 2008 - 15 answers

Pimple in sensitive area?

I have what seems like a flesh-colored pimple in a sensitive area. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 5, 2008 - 14 answers

Why don't scars just go away?

Probably a dumb question, but if skin cells regenerate completely over time, why aren't scars... regenerated out?
posted by xmutex on Oct 30, 2008 - 5 answers

The eyes have it.

How concerned about glaucoma should I be? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Oct 26, 2008 - 4 answers

My cat's a nightmare (washing, pooping, moving socks, flicking letterboxes...). Any suggestions?

I've got a problematic cat. She's a stray. I've had her for 8 years now, and we estimate she was about 4 months old when she decided to join me. There are 4 main problems: the persistent washing (till she bleeds); the crapping on the floor; the moving of socks and other small items around the house; and the general neediness. The vet is out of ideas. I have this naive hope that there will be a solution (ah, your cat has "Needywashingcrappersock syndrome, ms handee"). But I'm running out of patience (and cash). So it is time to Ask Metafilter. Anyone got any ideas? [more inside]
posted by handee on Oct 20, 2008 - 35 answers

just like a baby's butt

What can I do now, as a young woman, to ensure I have beautiful skin when I'm older? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Sep 29, 2008 - 38 answers

Will my hand really turn skeletal?

HouseholdChemicalsFilter: Due to a latex allergy, general hatred of inner-glove dampness, I prefer to clean the house without using gloves. Am I putting myself in any grave danger? [more inside]
posted by sunshinesky on Sep 28, 2008 - 17 answers

Fingertips. Fingertips. Fingertips. (I hear the wind blow...)

What is wrong with the skin on my hand? [more inside]
posted by buriednexttoyou on Sep 25, 2008 - 16 answers

At what level of Scovilles does capsaicin produce skin irritation?

At what level of Scovilles does capsaicin produce skin irritation? [more inside]
posted by adipocere on Sep 17, 2008 - 17 answers

Elderly Skin and Bruising and the Effects Of

Nursing home horror, involving the skin of elderly people - (disturbing description inside) [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Sep 4, 2008 - 10 answers

Finger Cancer, most likely.

For the love of God, what is wrong with my finger? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Aug 20, 2008 - 17 answers

Best keyboard skin for Mac Air? Best shell?

Best keyboard skin for Macbook Air? Best shell case (not for carrying)? [more inside]
posted by jeffmacintyre on Aug 19, 2008 - 1 answer

What is this unexplained mark on my friend's neck?

What could have caused this weird mark on my friend's neck? It started out as a red patch, then turned into this... half-flower/sun-shaped thing! Picture. [more inside]
posted by ClarissaWAM on Aug 14, 2008 - 17 answers

The Eyes Have It.

Why do diabetics intermittently get little swaths of redness at the outside corners of the eye? [more inside]
posted by BrotherCaine on Aug 11, 2008 - 10 answers

Los Angeles Esthetician Reccomendation

LadyFilter: Who is the best esthetician (facialist, no not that kind) in Los Angeles, CA? Detailed question within. [more inside]
posted by tinatiga on Aug 7, 2008 - 2 answers

CLEAR SKIN CALLED, it said screw you

well. i have searched and searched and there is alot out there , but i am looking for something specific. this question is about BLACKHEADS. [more inside]
posted by madmamasmith on Jul 19, 2008 - 25 answers

Help me determine if lotion causes my newly-induced, chronic skin rash that doesn't fit description of other afflictions.

Can you get skin poisoning from a usually good lotion that's 'gone bad'? [more inside]
posted by skyper on Jul 5, 2008 - 11 answers

The windows, they do nothing?

How much UV damage am I getting sitting in a classroom for 5 hours with a big window. [more inside]
posted by andoatnp on Jun 26, 2008 - 5 answers

out damn spot!

Besides sunspots/liver spots, what could be the reason that my hands have developed little brown spots on them? [more inside]
posted by jalebi on Jun 24, 2008 - 5 answers

For how long does fatty pig skin stay good in the fridge?

For how long does fatty pig skin stay good in the fridge? [more inside]
posted by Anything on Jun 18, 2008 - 4 answers

Agony of de feet :(

Grody summer sandal feet, cracked heels, yada yada. I know what I need to do (pumice, shea butter, etc.), but in the summer I'm already burning up even before I try to put socks on at night! Is there anything else I can do? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Jun 13, 2008 - 13 answers

Witch skin?

If you press or rub on my skin firm enough to make white marks the white marks go away like normal when the blood comes back, but they reappear a few seconds later like ghost markings. They then fade over the next minute or two. Is there a name for this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 1, 2008 - 6 answers

HELP! Poison Ivy Out of Control

Poison Ivy -- Ok, I'm on round 2 of dosepack, steriod creams, and combining N1 and N2 allergy inhibitors -- I'm doing the best modern medicine has to offer, and based on the raised ugly red whelps it appears to no avail. I'm covered from head to toe and unfortunately points in between. Now -- how about some some Hivemind brilliance on other methods to get this more under control. I'm game for about anything at this stage. And yeah, I know I shouldn't -- but I did -- so please, help me! (Thanks...)
posted by peace_love_hope on May 24, 2008 - 18 answers

Seborrhea management tips?

Have any tips on successfully managing seborrhea? [more inside]
posted by MrVisible on May 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Obesity causing skin discoloration?

Can extreme obesity cause facial skin discoloration? [more inside]
posted by dlugoczaj on May 17, 2008 - 4 answers

A Compulsion that's Hard to Handle

How do I keep from picking at the skin around my fingernails? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Apr 24, 2008 - 13 answers

Sun & Skin Questions

Skin filter: I've got a bad uneven sun tan that hasn't faded enough from last year. How do I get rid of it? I'm going to start hitting the tanning beds soon (it is still very cold where I live) and wonder if there are any ways to accelerate the process. How long will this take? Related question: I have a new-ish tattoo should I be okay just putting sun block on it or should I cover it with a towel so it won't burn?
posted by cuando on Apr 14, 2008 - 8 answers

How to treat/prevent ingrown hairs

How does one treat, eliminate, and prevent ingrown hairs and red bumps from from hair waxing, especially in the pubic region? [more inside]
posted by oldlies on Apr 13, 2008 - 22 answers

Hand care for dummies

How do Ladies get their hands looking good? [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on Apr 6, 2008 - 25 answers

Help me fix my face after a weird skin reaction!

I had a sleep study done, and my face has broken out horribly where the electrodes had been glued on. I have never had any sort of reaction on my skin quite like this, so ... what do I do? [more inside]
posted by tastybrains on Mar 31, 2008 - 8 answers

Hot spot -- the dog kind, not the T Mobile kind.

Does my dog have a hot spot? What should I do about it? [more inside]
posted by katemonster on Mar 24, 2008 - 4 answers

Icky skin cooties.

Are these blemishes a result of cooties on the vinyl cover of my physical therapist's massage-type table? [more inside]
posted by missuswayne on Mar 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Where online can I buy a cool laptop skin for a HP DV5000?

Where online is a good place to buy a decal skin for my laptop? (HP DV5000). I want something to make my laptop look cool. I've checked out Decalgirl.com and liked their designs. Are there other places I should be looking?
posted by remcobron on Mar 17, 2008 - 5 answers

Clear Skin or Bust!

My Accutane treatment isn't showing results. Should I take a higher dosage, stick it out or give up? [more inside]
posted by xanthippe on Mar 17, 2008 - 20 answers

I have jowls.

StupidVanityFilter: What can I do to prevent jowls? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Mar 16, 2008 - 3 answers

How can I treat contact dermatitis?

I get pretty severe contact dermatitis on my hands. Is there anything other than Triamcinolone cream which might help? [more inside]
posted by newfers on Mar 14, 2008 - 22 answers

Honey, does this paint make me look blotchy?

VanityFilter: What color(s?) should I paint my two-part bathroom? [more inside]
posted by notashroom on Mar 13, 2008 - 4 answers

ow! my face!

I just started using Tazorac, and of course now my skin hates me (temporarily, I hope). Any recommendations for moisturizers? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Feb 20, 2008 - 17 answers

Renova, retinol---need prescription or will OTC work?

I recently saw an article by some docs on Oprah that give recommendations about taking care of your skin at certain ages. It says that in your forties and fifties most people need Renova or retinol. I have mild rosacea and dry fair skin and am 48. Do you think I should see a dermatologist to get a prescription or just use an over the counter product with retinol. I do not want to waste my money on an over the counter product if my 48 year old skin would benefit by the prescription. I have lines and dullish dry skin with a few age spots. Thanks.
posted by seekingsimplicity on Feb 14, 2008 - 3 answers

What can they do with skin these days?

I'm trying to find a good, regularly updated source of dermatology info that doesn't focus on advertising, celebrities, human oddities, or simple skin care advice. [more inside]
posted by StrikeTheViol on Feb 11, 2008 - 3 answers

How to find somebody to fix up my skin, via laser or...?

I have a few acne scars, a few broken capillaries...nothing awful, but. I also have a few bucks, and I'd like to get great skin. How do I go about finding somebody to wield a laser (or what?) on me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 5, 2008 - 7 answers

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