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Acne Treatment While Pregnant
Probably safe: Topical acne preparations are, for the most part, safe to use during pregnancy. Most do not have compounds that absorb into your body in significant enough amounts that would affect your baby. However some compounds, mostly prescription only such as Retin-A cream, and definitely oral medication such as accutane, have theoretical or real risks and should not be used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I took isoface acne treatment for almost 3 months 40 pills one every other day , how long do I have to wait to get pregnant. How long after the last day i took the pill.
I : I believe that you are talking about accutane. I think isoface is that name of that drug when it is sold in central america. For Accutane users, they should remain on two forms of birth control for at least one month after taking finishing their regimen. I tell my patients to wait three months just to be sure, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Undergoing acne treatment.Take acutret 10 everyday.Had sex recently.Took ipill (emergency contraceptive) & acutret on same day.Will i get pregnant?
I'm on acne treatment. using doxycycline and some kind of cream. Yesterday I was having sex without protection. Is there harmful if I get pregnant?
Drugs pregnancy: I don't know what cream is but stop medications if pregnant ...Read more
Whit is the cumulative dose should I take from net look or Accutane and concentration 40mg for 6months is enough for completely treatment of acne??
Treat until better: Accutane is extraordinarily potent and is a very potent teratogen (causes birth defects) even after you are not taking it!! Try NOT to get pregnant for at least several months after you stop taking it because it is stored in your body fat. Try using it for as short a time as you can. ...Read more
I am 25 years old male, and my dermatologist recommends taking Accutane for acne treatment. Should i ask my wife to contracept?
I'm using doxycycline for a fews month for acne treatment.I'm planning to have a baby. Could I have it straight away after I stop using it ?
Acne guide: Start with these two acne guides: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/nl/432446/03d172d7-78f0-4a9d-816e-fa1c28a06a61/ https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/nl/432446/5c8209b5-de70-4b87-b1d9-c3476ca3be3d/ Hope that helps. A good OTC acne wash is Benzoyl Peroxide Wash, 5%. Cetaphil makes a good foam wash, and moisturizer lotion for acne prone skin with SPF 30 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rx's best: Since you are a female, your physician may be able to identify a mild hormonal problem putting you at extra risk. Over-the-counter stuff is weak. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, adding a systemic antibiotic if needed (erythromycin might be a good choice if you can tolerate it). Only dermatologists can use the strongest medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several types: It really depends on the type of acne and severity of the acne. If is is moderate to severe, oral antibiotics with topical treatments prescribed by a dermatologist is necessary. If it is very severe, Accutane may be necessary. It is is mild, topical prescriptions may help alon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
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