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ointment vs cream vs gel

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Different topical: The only difference that dibucaine is a carboxamide and Lidocaine is an acetamide.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Manago
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Amides: Both Lidocaine and dibucaine bong to the same family of local anesthetics and both can be effective as a topical anesthetic but only Lidocaine can be ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, f ... Read More
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Dr. Joyce Pastore
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne scars: Kojic acid, bearberry extract, and vitamin C may lighten your acne scars. Vitamin E and cocoa butter have not been scientifically proven to be effect ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
Herbal acne treatmen: megderma---helps with the scarring but deep scarring has to have skin abrasion therapy... To heal the skinrequires good nutrition: 1 grm /kg protein ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
Umm: Well some anal fissures require surgery. Use the treatment recommended by your physician. If you have not seen a physician then it is best to be evalu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) hydrocortis: There are two things that you can put on bug bites that may help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream always helps with the itching and then you can also ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Multiple creams: Detane is a good example. Most have xylocaine or novocaine to numb sensations. Certain condoms will help delay orgasm.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchy bite: The most effective topical treatment for the itch is a cortisone type cream or ointment. Use the cream on moist areas and ointment on dry areas. If th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
It: It calms down inflammation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Depends on the cause of the pain. See your gynecologist.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lanier
10 years experience Pharmacology
There can be: My pharmacy specializes in compounding topical pain creams tailored to target your pain specifically while reducing side effects and drug interactions ... Read More
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