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Dr. Austina Cho
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Anthra Derm (Overview)

Anthra-Derm is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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My derm said i was 'beyond botos'. What does that mean if 50+ ?

My derm said i was 'beyond botos'. What does that mean if 50+ ?

Laser: Botox, relaxes muscles and is useful treatment for wrinkles along the eyes and forehead. If the creases are too deep, Botox may help improve the areas, but not eliminate them. In that case more aggressive therapy may be useful, such as fractional laser resurfacing. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Anthra Derm (Overview)

Anthra-Derm is a topical anti-parasite agent which is a kind of skin-related medication.


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If I have loads of aks all over abdomen (bikini sun exposure 40yr ago), why wouldn't derm prescribe aldara (imiquimod)?

If I have loads of aks all over abdomen (bikini sun exposure 40yr ago), why wouldn't derm prescribe aldara (imiquimod)?

Not sure: Aldara (imiquimod) is used to treat warts but can also be used to treat ak's. However, there are other treatments that are used for ak's like freezing them off with liquid nitrogen, surgical removing them if irritated or hypertrophic or irritated, or other creams (topical chemotherapy) that are used for ak's. ...Read more

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Started Zenatane 4 days ago and scratched nose today, It peeled skin off my face. I've been using a medicated lotion derm prescribed. What to do??

Started Zenatane 4 days ago and scratched nose today, It peeled skin off my face. I've been using a medicated lotion derm prescribed. What to do??

Side effect of med: That is commonly seen with high dose vitamin A. I tell my patients to take Vitamin E 500 IU to reduce dryness of skin, but at this point just put some aquaphor on it and keep it covered. This can happen anywhere as your skin is more sensitive. ...Read more

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Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.what can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work

Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.what can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work

Obagi/dermesse: Dr. Obagi specifically invented his skin care program to address hyperpigmentation issues as well as fine wrinkling, superficial scarring and enlarged pores. Retin-a is part of the program but hydroxyquinone is the part that addresses the pigmentation problems. There are other doctor prescribed treatments along these lines and treatment and results are pretty darn good. ...Read more

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Is any supplements I can take to reduce sebum production? I have bad seb derm In my eyebrows with oily yellow crust , nothing my derm gives me works

Is any supplements I can take to reduce sebum production? I have bad seb derm In my eyebrows with oily yellow crust , nothing my derm gives me works

Not really: Good hygiene very important. Daily care of these areas to remove crust and keep areas clean and dry. It really is an upkeep. issues. Unfortunately for my patients with this condition if has to become a daily or even several times a day ritual of treatment to keep it in check. Using the topical treatments as prescribed by your dermatologist also very important. Sorry. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Is cloderm safe to sue in the eybrow area for the condition suborrheric derm ?

Is cloderm safe to sue in the eybrow area for the condition suborrheric derm
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Yes, but carefully: Cloderm is a class four topical steroid which is classified as medium potency. I would recommend that if it used on the brow it should be used very sparingly and for no longer that 3 to 5 days. It must not get into the eyes so be very careful with the way it is applied. ...Read more

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My 11 year old just showed me 2 black scabs/moles (?) on her and I want to make sure they aren't dangerous. Can I send pics to get a derm docs opinion

My 11 year old just showed me 2 black scabs/moles (?) on her and I want to make sure they aren't dangerous. Can I send pics to get a derm docs opinion

Visual Exam Required: 11 y.o. with "scabs/moles". Our doctors are able to review your uploaded health data & pictures only if you are signed up for our Virtual Consults service. Skin findings are difficult to assess without visual inspection. Please see your doctor or sign up for our Virtual Consults service to have your photos reviewed. ...Read more

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Has any derm. Heard of a preparation of baneocin cream+ epanutin capsules used to treat anal fissures, very effective but what are the side effects?

Has any derm. Heard of a preparation of baneocin cream+ epanutin capsules used to treat anal fissures, very effective but what are the side effects?

ANAL FISSURES: Baneocin is just neomycin & bacitracin. The same as neosporin. Epaneutin is a brand name drug for phenytoin, that is used for convulsions & epilepsy (seizures.) Phenytoin orally has a lot of side effects. The sheet accompanying this when you purchased it, should have been given to you that lists all its side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dermatology (Definition)

Dermatology is a field of study in which a person specializes in skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more