Lynne H. Morrison, MD
Location and Office HoursOhsu Center For Health And Healing
3303 SW Bond Ave
Portland, OR 97239
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- Kaiser Permanente Health Plans
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- Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
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- Shriners Hospital for Children
- Shriners Hospital for Children Portland
How does plaque psoriasis affect the body?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answeredPlaque psoriasis affects the body in a number of ways and it varies from person to person. The patches on the body can vary widely in number. For some, this disease is only a nuisance. For others, it can lead to pain, disfigurement, and even disability. This disease also may cyclically flare and subside. A person can go into remission for days, months, or years. Most of the time, however, the disease eventually returns.
What is big-event acne?
Weddings and speeches can send stress soaring like nothing else. From your mother’s suggestions for everything from the place settings to the flowers to the realization that you’re about to marry a grown man who still plays video games, weddings can offer a host of stresses. The same goes for big presentations for work. The last thing you need is waking to fresh pimples on your face, but it probably will happen at some point. Even happy occasions can be stress-tests that result in skin emergencies.
If you have a morning-before disaster on your face, a dermatologist can fix it with an injection of anti-inflammatory steroid. This is a one-time emergency spot treatment; it’s not for regular use. If you’ve got a big event coming up and know from past experience you’ll probably have a pimple coming up right then, too, get a prescription for Vanoxide HC (2% benzoyl peroxide with 0.5 hydrocortisone cream), so you’re not caught unprepared.
From The Mind-Beauty Connection: 9 Days to Less Stress, Gorgeous Skin, and a Whole New You by Amy Wechsler.
What is a clinically proven or scientifically proven skin care product?
Ellen Marmur, MD, Dermatology, answered
"Clinically" means that testing of some kind was done on animals or people, while "scientifically" refers to testing in a laboratory. The manufacturers themselves usually do both, so you have to question the validity of the testing, since the data are not disclosed. You have to read the fine print - if it's there at all.
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