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Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hydroquinone (Definition)

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If anyone has used lustra (hydroquinone)?

If anyone has used lustra (hydroquinone)?

Yes: For pigmented spots, usually for face. It's a bleaching cream. ...Read more

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How many days must i stooped Tambocor (flecainide) before AF Ablation?

Check with doctor: This is an important question to ask the electrophysiologist performing your procedure, as each expert has their own style. Some may not want to stop the flecainide. Most ablationists will expect a medication to be below an effective level after 5 half-lives, which, in the case of flecainide, would suggest taking the last dose about 3 days prior to the day of your procedure. Clarify with doc. ...Read more

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Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) af antifungal cream on testicles?

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Can I use lotrimin (clotrimazole) af antifungal cream on testicles?

Yes: Yes, you ma y use it as instructed if having skin fungal infection there, as a health-conscious person as you're, you would like to practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession, and adopt it as foundation of healthcare &key to longevity. More on subjects? Tohttp://www.Formefirst.Com/emagicpoweruhl.Html ...Read more

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I have melasma i used tretinoin cream, uspo.1% hidroquinone usp, 4% and triamcinolone acetonide cream usp, 01% but it's not good i need better cream?

I have melasma i used tretinoin cream, uspo.1% hidroquinone usp, 4% and triamcinolone acetonide cream usp, 01% but it's not good i need better cream?

See Skin Care Doctor: You should see a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon who treats skin to get the right creams. After examination they will prescribe the creams and follow the changes. ...Read more

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Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

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Is lotrimin (clotrimazole) af spray safe for penis?

Okay ...: Yes, you may spray it as indicated for skin fungal infection and as instructed, but lightlyly applying its cream once or twice daily tends to be easier to use. handier. ...Read more

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Tinea versicolor cause and treatment??? Just applied an anti fungal cream "clotrigmarole cream usp1%"

Tinea versicolor cause and treatment??? Just applied an anti fungal cream "clotrigmarole cream usp1%"

TINEA VERSICOLOR: I CALL THIS A FRIENDLY FUNGOUS CONDITION. A KETOCONAZOLE CREAM AND SHAMPOO OFTEN WORKS WELL. IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR CHEST AND BACK, FOR EXAMPLE, WASH THOROUGHLY YOUR CHEST AND BACK, AND THEN AFTER YOU RINSE OFF, DRY AND APPLY THE CREAM AT BEDTIME. YOU MUST DO THIS FOR A FEW WEEKS. GOOD LUCK . . . ...Read more

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How many days must i stoped pradaxa before AF Ablation 3 dimention?

How many days must i stoped pradaxa before AF Ablation 3 dimention?

Variable: Ultimately depends on who's doing the procedure however underlying kidney function and bleeding risk of surgery or procedure helps determining timing. Anywhere from 24 hours in low risk surgery with normal kidney function to 4 days for higher risk surgery in compromised kidney function. Probably in your case about 48 hours but check with your own doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Better use medtronic adapta or advisa, for paroximal AF patient? I had heart ablation n it was failed, i'm still on AF

Better use medtronic adapta or advisa, for paroximal AF patient? I had heart ablation n it was failed, i'm still on AF

Neither.: Neither Adapta nor Advisa is really an atrial fibrillation treatment device, just "overdrive" atrial pacing, which reduces a. fib. burden. You may want a defibrillator which treats a. fib. like the Evira ICD which can deliver a low grade 50 Hz jolt (you won't feel) or even a shock in the middle of the night, which you will feel, but will get you out of a. fib. Or consider another ablation. ...Read more

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Is selsun blue supposed to peel off tinea versicolor?

Is selsun blue supposed to peel off tinea versicolor?

Almost: Selwyn blue contains selenium sulfide. It doesn't peel off tinea versicolor, but it kills the fungus that causes it, which goes by the delightful name malessezia furfur. ...Read more

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Is SkinLite cream effective? Also, is it safe to use? Active ingredients: Hydroquinone 2% + Tretinoin .025% + Mometasone Furoate 0.1%

Is SkinLite cream effective? Also, is it safe to use? Active ingredients: Hydroquinone 2% + Tretinoin .025% + Mometasone Furoate 0.1%

It is safe but not: without risks. First remember that HQ2% is low concentration so may not be enough to lighten skin. Tretinoin is sun senstizing so use product at bedtime and sparingly so you don't get too dry or irritated. Mometasone is a steroid so again use sparingly and take breaks off the topical. If not getting results you want, see derm for prescription strength or other treatment options ...Read more

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Can econazole nitrate (topical) 1% cream be used to treat shingles?

Can econazole nitrate (topical) 1% cream be used to treat shingles?

No.: No, for two reasons. Econazole is an anti-FUNGAL drug, while shingles is due to a VIRAL infection. Second, econazole works only where applied, on the surface of the skin. Shingles manifests in the skin, but the infection resides in the dorsal root ganglion near the spinal cord. Risk of shingles may be reduced with vaccination. It may be treated with some ant-viral drugs, such as valacyclovir. ...Read more

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Is applying microdermabrasion dermaroller peeling dose any cream before sleep effective?

Is applying microdermabrasion dermaroller peeling dose any cream before sleep effective?

May help penetrate: The use of a dermaroller may help the penetration of certain agents into the dermis such as retin a (tretinoin) for facial skin and may help, the penetration of rogaine into the scalp. ...Read more

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Hydrocortisone acetate cream 1% effectiveness for rashes?

Hydrocortisone acetate cream 1% effectiveness for rashes?

1% Hydrocortisone cr: 1% Hydrocortisone is usually okay for rashes . Some rashes like eczema will not repond as well at times and will need stonger steroid cream. ...Read more

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Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?

Be careful: Each cream is for something different. Some on your list is for acne and some is for hyperpigmentation and the steroid cream is for inflammation but it can thin your skin. The others can cause sun burn so only use at night and put it only on the area it is prescribed for. ...Read more

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If anyone has used lustra (hydroquinone)?

Yes: For pigmented spots, usually for face. It's a bleaching cream. ...Read more

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I'm applying selsun blue 1% ss & clotrimazole 1% how long till the pityriasis versicolor desapears ?!

I'm applying selsun blue  1%  ss & clotrimazole 1% how long till the pityriasis versicolor desapears ?!

See a dermatologist: First, it is always possible that the diagnosis is incorrect. However, some cases of pityriasis versicolor don't get better with topical meds. And some patients have a predisposition to get the condition and not clear it well. Seeing a dermatologist will allow you to come to a solution. ...Read more

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Lustra (Definition)

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