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Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
OK: Put a pill in a glass of water and see how long it takes to dissolve. The absorption of calcium is complex requiring transport mechanisms controlled b ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lab error?: Possible to have vit d deficiency or hyperparathyroid. Other causes are usually pretty obvious and still others are very rare. I would repeat lab test ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Codeine: All opioids if not used appropriately can produce a "high" and codeine is not exempt.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Carbohydrate enzyme: Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (g6pd deficiency) is an inherited disorder found mostly in people with african, asian, or middle eastern ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Means nothing: These are normal stuff in your urine that crystallizes out when it cools outside of you. Be thankful for good health.
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fishman
33 years experience in Urology
Alkaline urine + UTI: Phosphate crystals are usually formed (precipitated) in alkaline urine. Urine infected with ammonia-producing organisms will also lead to complex ston ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Phosphorus toxicity: Acute kidney injury or acute renal failure caused by high phosphate either with phosphate enema for colonoscopy or other reasons. Can form phosphate c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bacterial vaginosis: Women with bacterial vaginitis may use these for several days to alleviate this illness.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Doubtful: Some non-medical practitioners say that allergy can occur to virtually any substance in the environment. Allergists define allergy as an over-reactio ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
No.: If you mean "breakout" as pimples/acne, no. But the lotion sometimes can cause its own irritation/reaction which looks like a "breakout".
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Do not worry: probably not problematic
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: BPO is an old antibiotic that acne bacteria seem to have no resistance to. It may dry the skin but has a long track record ( think Clearasil) Clinda ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience in Dermatology
Can help: These are convenient swabs and are helpful for many patients with mild acne. The alcohol in them can irritate some people. If you are having and probl ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Hearing: It is unlikely that any hearing loss is related to the items you list. Hearing tests are essential - I have had them and am wearing hearing aids. Many ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Antibiotic: Clindamycin is a topical antibiotic to help decrease the bacteria on the skin which are increasing your risk of acne. Be sure to use the medication as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Yes.: But it may cause irritation.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not common: Disopyramide is sometimes used for life threatening arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secon ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Acne: Adapalene is formulation of Retin_a basically a vitamin A durative that helps control exfoliation and reduces acne. It is not sensitive to Benzoyl per ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Effective: It is one of many acne therapeutic agents. It works for some acne, particularly for pimples, but not very effective for balck/whiteheads. It's hard to ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Alk phos: Is a blood test which is elevated in liver and bone issues, as well as others. In CML the elevation is likely related to the disease process itself, a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes. : Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) topically and systemically (through the blood stream) helps acne. Your doctor can fill in the details, but this is a ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Lots of things: Around 5% of older folks run a high alk phos probably because of subclinical Paget's of bone. All teens and most kids have high alk phos until the gro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Safe,no magic bullet: Sort of sensory fooling "tastant", flakes in different "flavors"/smells. No good studies, no good data. Not cheap. Until more and better data support ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Acne: This often keeps moderately severe acne under control.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience in Dermatology
Can be used together: Benzoyl peroxide wash is meant to be washed off. Clindamycin foam is meant to be left on. It is acceptable to use the benzoyl peroxide was in the sh ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: And it is best to eat only pasteurized (not raw milk) cheese.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hamby
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lots of alternatives: Lots of alternatives for treating acne. Does take sustained use and time for the clinda. to work. Depends also on extent and location of acne. Should ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience in Dermatology
Yes for acne: Clindamycin gel is an antibiotic that helps to treat acne.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Not recommended: due to the potential side effects: troubled breathing, convulsions and sometimes vomiting of blood. You should check with your doctor immediately if ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Hamby
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Typically Acne: Typically acne. Used on face more often than not. If used, needs to be used religiously for best effects.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: If it was meant to be applied to the skin, do not ingest it. It is not toxic, but it will not work well and there is a small risk of causing intestina ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sodium sulfacetamide: Sodium sulfacetamide lotion is used to treat skin conditions like acne, acne rosacea & seborrheic dermatitis.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Not really.: You could be allergic to the clindamycin, or to one of the additives or preservatives in the lotion. If it persists, i'm sure your doctor will be happ ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Marcus
53 years experience in Pain Management
Constip./Dependence: Constipation is a side effect that can occur at the onset and last throughout treatment. Regular use of any opioid (such as codeine) will produce a ph ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not Likely: Having a low phosphate level can be a sign of low vitamin d needed for absorption and or magnesium you might want to check those. Also you might want ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Change shoes, etc: Foot odor is usually related to a combination of excess perspiration combined with bacterial overgrowth which is re-contaminated by residual bacteria ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience in Dermatology
Either way: Doesn't matter too much. You could either mix the two of them together in your hand and then apply them, or apply one and then the other. Whichever ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Organophosphates: Don't know which type of phosphate you are referring to. For organophosphates, Atropine may be needed or possibly inubation for airwary control and ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: Not possible.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not curable: Acne isn't curable. Clindamycin should not be sole therapy, but used with topical benzoyl peroxide or something similar. It's a way of managing modera ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not a problem: A small amount of this salt will cause no harm.

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