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    I've had three Perfecta vbeam treatments done in...

    I've had three Perfecta vbeam treatments done in the last four months and each (full face, neck and chest) cost $700. The consultation was free. It has definitely diminshed the great amount of...
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    NikkiLou, I've posted about this before, but I...

    NikkiLou,

    I've posted about this before, but I had allergy-testing done (blood) a few years ago. The foods that showed positive on the test are mostly the same ones that aggravated my acne and...
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    Check out this link...

    Check out this link www.ovarian-cysts-pcos.com/acne.html . It confirms KHM's thought about the PCOS making it worse. If you have elevated free testerone levels, it could possibly be causing...
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    bloodtears, I know how you feel - I had very...

    bloodtears,

    I know how you feel - I had very bad breakouts of p&p's for a few years. I was actually ready to try Elidel, but my stupid Kaiser doc wouldn't let me get it on prescription. Last...
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    I spoke to the laser tech today about the scalp...

    I spoke to the laser tech today about the scalp seb-derm/rosacea and possible laser treatment for these. Her first thought was the same as RachelRose's laser nurse - that the hair might not grow...
  6. Thread: Darm Report

    by teresa
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    domo, Dr. Darm in located in Tigard, Oregon -...

    domo,

    Dr. Darm in located in Tigard, Oregon - about 15 miles southwest of Portland. The name of his office is Aesthetic Medicine.
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    Regarding the natragel masks, please see...

    Regarding the natragel masks, please see Natalja's post under the topic 'using ice post ipl treatment - bad?'. If the mask becomes too cold, it can damage your skin. This is especially true if you...
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    Thank you Natalja, That is an excellent...

    Thank you Natalja,

    That is an excellent warning! I only used it for ten minutes after my treatment and then a couple more times in the days immediately following. It did feel a little too cold...
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    RedeemeR, Dr. Darm prescribes Biaxin XL...

    RedeemeR,

    Dr. Darm prescribes Biaxin XL (clarithromycin XL) at (1) 500mg pill once daily for two weeks. I don't know if it has been absolutely proven that this will prevent or reduce...
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    The IPL I recieved on my neck and upper chest was...

    The IPL I recieved on my neck and upper chest was an extra $100 - pretty reasonable, I thought. Before the treatment, I was extremely nervous about excessive swelling, possible blisters, scabbing,...
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    Rachel Rose, Sure, I will print this and see...

    Rachel Rose,

    Sure, I will print this and see if Dr. Darm has any ideas about the scalp problems. I know he's very busy, but maybe he'll have time to consider it.

    Is that your cat? Very...
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    irishgenes, I also flush/blush on my face,...

    irishgenes,

    I also flush/blush on my face, ears, neck and upper chest. The IPL I had on Friday covered face, neck and upper chest. I am not terribly concerned about my ears as my hair covers...
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    One possible cause of "digestive" problems could...

    One possible cause of "digestive" problems could be celiac's disease - a sort of allergic response by the intestines to wheat, barley, rye and possibly oat proteins, or gluten. My mother-in-law was...
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    I noticed that when I ingest anything with...

    I noticed that when I ingest anything with arginine, I quickly develop perioral dermatitis and/or cold sores. My naturopath told me that it is sometimes a precursor to cold sores - is this the NO...
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    You can find the gel masks at natragel.com. I...

    You can find the gel masks at natragel.com. I ordered some a week ago before my IPL treatment and they are great! Very soothing on the skin. I store it in my refrigerator so it is very cool when I...
  16. Chris, In an earlier post to you, I stated...

    Chris,

    In an earlier post to you, I stated that I just had IPL yesterday with Dr. Darm. I can answer a couple of your questions. Dr. Darm gave me a prescription for Biaxin (Clarithromycin is...
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    Chris, Regarding the early-stage rhinophyma...

    Chris,

    Regarding the early-stage rhinophyma and n-lite: I just had my first laser treatments with Dr. Darm and one of his assistants yesterday. Today I am just a little red and swollen - very...
  18. Thread: Darm Report

    by teresa
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    Re: Dr. Darm

    Thank you Tricia!

    I had emailed you a few weeks ago about Dr. Darm and the possibility of going to him for laser treatments. I have been considering this for a very long time, and your posts,...
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    marc, I don't know if this will help you, but...

    marc,

    I don't know if this will help you, but in the past, I have used organic flaxseed oil - taken orally. When my skin has gotten really dry, it improves the look and feel of my skin very...
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