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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not important: You forgot to include any details. The details are everything. Extent and duration of periorifacial derm.? Presumed cause? Treatment so far? Effect of ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Zinc: There are indeed many excellent articles on this topic. Zinc in low doses is quite safe. Are you having problems with erections? Are you exercising re ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Zinc supplementation: Especially in children in developing countries, zinc supplementation has been shown to decrease the duration and severity of diarrhea episodes and the ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly, but: PepZin is a compound of L-carnitine and Zinc marketed in Japan for treatment of stomach distress and peptic ulcer disease. Studies support it's healin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Beneficial: If you use a broad spectrum sunscreen that contains both zinc oxide and 5% niacinamide (elta uv clear), the benefits will be favorable.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Try it on a small: area, it won't harm, but might not work, good luck
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Doubtful: There are no studies showing an benefit from Zinc supplementation at 15yo (or any age, for that matter) to aid in growing, whether you're referring to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Zinc: Zinc, a mineral does not go "bad" and if tablets in cool and dry environment they are good for much longer than expiration date.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Zinc: Go to wikipedia.

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