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sulphur ointment uses

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
36 years experience ADHD and Autism
Yes OTC: For patients with seborrheic dermatitis of the face, we suggest treatment with a low potency topical corticosteroid cream, a topical antifungal agent, ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Reaction: This may well be an allergic or primary irritant reaction to the sulfur ointment. I suggest that you stop applying it and notify your prescribing phys ... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard: To tell if it is sensitivity to the liver spot soap or infectious process. Have you provider or prime time consult with actual pictures
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Caution mixing: Benzoyl peroxide can be combined with Sulfur, Adapalene, Clindamycin, and Salicylic Acid. Sulfur medications can cause a severe allergic reaction. Do ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
When comfortable : There should not be anything contagious about this mishap.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sulfur is not sulfa: Sulfur is an element that is part of many molecules. Sulfa is a term referring to a class of drugs, mostly antibiotics. Allergy sulfa drugs doesn't me ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Sulphur & psoriasis: Sulphur used to be a popular treatment for psoriasis, not very much now. It has some qualities that could at least improve psoriasis somewhat. It is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Sulfur soap is used for acne. It sloughs old skin and has a drying effect. The vaginal tissues are far too delicate that . You do not need to scrub o ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Creams/lotions/powders that you apply to the skin are not absorbed in significant quantities so they are fine to use when breastfeeding. This assumes ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Your dermatologist can give a special soap if needed. You can use any antibacterial soap
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Not drugs of choice: see a dermatologist to get the correct mediciaations for these conditions.

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