HCG Weight Loss in San Mateo
Need to go down one size in clothing or shed a few pounds to be healthy? What is HCG? How can HCG help me lose weight? Are you looking for an HCG weight loss injection in San Francisco Region?
We offer a physician-supervised weight program to help you achieve your healthy weight goal. Whether you are already eating healthy and have an active lifestyle or looking for extra help and support to help you obtain your goal, HCG may be an option for you.
For more information and to find out if you are a good candidate for the weight loss program, please book a consultation.
What is HCG?
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone used for different reasons in men and women. HCG is used in combination with other fertility drugs to increase a woman’s chance of pregnancy. In men or adolescent boys, HCG helps the production of testosterone and sperm. This medicine may be used for other purposes such as weight loss; ask your health care provider if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
Asthma Cyst on the ovary Ovarian Cancer Cancer
Prostate problems Heart Disease Migraine Pregnancy
Breast Feeding Seizure Kidney Disease
Unusual or allergic reaction to HCG, other hormones
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is given by injection You will be taught how to prepare and give this medicine. Use exactly as directed. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.Note: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
It is important not to miss your dose. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you forget until the next day, skip the missed dose and continue with your schedule. DO not use double or extra doses. Call if you have any questions.
What may interact with this medicine?
Certain herbal supplements like blue cohosh, black cohosh, or chaste berry. Give your health care provider a list of all of the medicine, herb, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine:
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue, redness or swelling at the site of the injection.
Acne, breast/penis/testes enlargement.
A sudden increase in height/hair growth
Indigestion, stomach area or pelvic pain, or bloating.
Shortness of breath
Passing small amounts of urine
rapid weight gain/swelling
Side Effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:
changes in emotions or mood
pain, irritation, or inflammation at the injection site.
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor or health care provider for medical advice about side effects.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Please keep your medicine in the refrigerator.
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I have deep scars, what do you recommend?
We recommend microneedle for deep ice pick scars because we can control the depth required to break up the scar bands. With very deep scars, we will use individual subcision to remove the scar fibrosis.
I am still breaking out. Can I be treated for the acne scar?
During your consultation, we will teach you how to control your active acne with a topical and oral regimen to quickly minimize new acne outbreaks. With our effective drug-free oral supplement to block DHT production, you will see and feel fewer new acne outbreaks in few days. Then we can use a topical regimen to reduce existing acne and prepping your face for acne scar treatment.
Do your offer Fraxel or Laser treatment for acne?
Yes, we offer fractional laser and Isolaz laser for acne treatment.
I have dark skin, am I a candidate for acne laser skin treatment?
To minimize the risk for post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation, we recommend microneedle instead of Fraxel laser. Isolaz acne treatment can be used for all skin types to shut down production of oil.
What is the downtime for microneedle/Dermapen acne scar treatment?
Initial treatment for deep acne scars can experience redness and some bruising for up to one week. With subsequent treatment, your recovery time will be faster as you have more and more healthy and new skin.
What is the cost of treatment?
We charge $500-1,000 for microneedle treatment of face depending on area size. Generally $500 for both cheeks, $800 for cheeks/temple region, and $1,000 for the entire face.
How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments will depend on the severity of the existing scar, skin condition, expectation, and age of the person. Mild scarring generally 1-3 treatments, moderate 2-4, and severe 3-5 treatments. Most will notice 15-20% improvement with each treatment. Because skin remodeling takes 6 months, you should notice continue skin improvement up to 6 months after the treatment.
How can I stop new acne quickly?
To stop new acne, one needs to quickly reduce facial oil production. We do so by using natural ingredients found in the MD® Nutri Hair supplement. Lilac ingredients will help you minimize skin oil production within few days so no more new acnes!
How do I reduce acne scarring?
You can minimize scar-causing inflammation with topical application of ice or skin products containing ingredients to minimize inflammation. MD Acne Scar Cream is formulated with acne-fighting benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, and resorcinol to quickly reduce redness. Best to apply at night and let dry before going to bed to avoid staining of pillows from BP. Sulfur is effective to reduce acne bacteria should be avoided if you are allergic to sulfur. Resorcinol is great for reducing redness and minimize acne scars.
What is MD Acne Peel?
We have been helping our patients to successfully combat acne for over 14 years with MD Acne Peel. Because acne affects different depths of the skin and each part of your skin has different thickness and sensitivity. A combination of different types of AHA and BHA acids of various concentrations will be applied sequentially to achieve optimal results. Lastly, several layers of Retin A will be applied and leave on for 8 hours so you will not only shed the week after treatment, your skin will continue to have a micro peel for several months to keep your skin fresh and free from acne. Your skin will be fresh, tighter, cleaner with fewer wrinkles, acne, brown age spots, and minimized pores.
How to lighten arm pit, nipples and other body areas?
With aging and hormonal changes, many will experience darkening of pigmentation on the neck, armpit, face, nipple, and other body areas. It is important to use effective products and treatments that are work fast yet are safe and gentle to the skin. For mild cases, we recommend using MD Ultimate Whte Pads because it is easy to use, hydroquinone-free, and works quickly. For recurrent melasma, we add MD White Factor supplement with glutathione to help support liver detoxify and reduce unwanted skin pigmentation. One will often notice brightening of skin after 1-2 months and less recurrence of melasma. For severe cases, we can implement individualized pigmentation treatment prescription-strength bleaching cream, laser and growth factor injection so you can have beautiful even skin cleaner tone.