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A cream that contains hydroquinone kojic acid ascorbic acid glycolic acid good combination for lightening dark spots ?
Retin a (tretinoin) if moderate: If you have very mild acne then salicylic acid may be adequate. For more moderate or any cystic component of acne, retina a is "stronger" and will be more likely to help acne resolve completely. Keep in mind retin a (tretinoin) needs to be a "pea" sized amount applied daily, can cause peeling and redness of skin initially. if redness and irritation are a problem, back off to every other day application. ...Read more
Blood test showed folic acid level that my doc said was "higher than he thought was possible". I can't recall exact numbers. Should i be concerned?
No need for concern: High Folic Acid levels either indicate that you are taking a lot of Folic Acid through your diet and/or vitamins or you cannot process Folic Acid and so it builds up to high levels in the blood. This can be due to a genetic abnormality called mthfr, which can be tested through a regular blood test. Treatment is usually a different form of Folic Acid called methylfolate along with methylb12. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Folicacid-24.6ng/ml, on b-complex with folic acid 1.5mg,have hvy periods,
Is breathlessness, heartpalpitations,symptom of high folic acid, nrml vals?
High Folate (folic acid) Levels: There is no known consequence of high serum folic acid levels. The only potential consequence of excessive intake of folate is the masking of b12 deficiency. The recomended allowance of Folate is 1mg/day and foalte is added to the majority of food stuffs to prevent deficiency. ...Read more
Of course they do: They're the basis of fats, which are the nicest calories and the ones we tend to overeat the most. ...Read more
Hepc,cirohsis, doc advised folvite (folic acid).tablet, is there any liquid form of folvite (folic acid).
I was told folic acid pills was a great pill to take the help get pregnant is this information correct?
What's the purpose of having an acid-fast staining performed on a sputum sample from a patient exhibiting clinical signs of tuberculosis?
A confirmation...: Tuberculosis is a very significant comminicable infection and the treatments are often complex and long with potential of serious side effects, thus you don't want to treat unless the diagnosis is certain. Acid-fast staining is a biochemical process allowing the identification of this bug to confirm diagnosis. Treatment and prevention efforts are expensive/time consuming. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glycolic acid: Generally speaking, glycolic acid is considered safe. Avoid using products used for chemical peels as the levels of glycolic acid are much higher and are designed to penetrate much deeper. ...Read more
Effects on kidney: Citrate lyase is not harmful. The hydroxycitric acid (hydrocitric acid) in small amounts would not be harmful either. Large doses of hydroxycitric acid over time could potentially be harmful although there are no case reports or data to prove this. More important than having one kidney is knowing the kidney function is. Best answered with egfr a calculation of kidney function done by your doctor. ...Read more