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Doctor insights on: Antifungal Antibacterial Sebum

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Are antifungal and antibacterial properties both found in sebum?

Are antifungal and antibacterial properties both found in sebum?

Yes, a little: Yes there are weak antifungal and antibacterial properties in sebum. ...Read more

Sebum (Definition)

The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, ...Read more


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Any otc shampoo that is both antifungal and antibacterial?

Any otc shampoo that is both antifungal and antibacterial?

OTC Shampoo: Healthy Hair Plus - Anti Fungal Shampoo From what I understand is a very effective preparation. Most are sold separately, one for treatment of bacterial and the other for fungal infections. The mixed combination is usually for pets. ...Read more

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What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

What are some good antibacterial and antifungal facial cleanser?

Tea tree oil: Hibiclens may still be available, but there are products with "tea tree oil" at health food stores. It has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties. It can also be bought as the oil and applied sparingly. ...Read more

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Please tell me can face warts be removed by antifungal/antibacterial creams?

Please tell me can face warts be removed by antifungal/antibacterial creams?

No: Warts are caused by a virus. Creams or pills for bacteria or fungus or yeast are of no value. Warts on the face are not uncommon, and the wrong treatment can cause them to spread. Over the counter (non prescription) wart treatments can scar your face...DO NOT USE THEM. See a dermatologist, an expert skin doctor, for correct treatment. ...Read more

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I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy i have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

I have a rash between my breast raised itchy very itchy i have tried antifungal antibacterial cream no help itss been 5 days?

Consult a doctor.: A rash like that may not be anything bad... but you have tried two modalities of treatment with no results. It is good to see a doctor who will identify the rash and treat it appropriately. Sometimes it could be an allergic rash and needs a different way to address that. Good lucj. ...Read more

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Went to the doctor and he gave me metronidazole (anti fungal) tablets, and another antifungal cream and an antibacterial douche and nothing seems to help. What should I do?

Went to the doctor and he gave me metronidazole (anti fungal) tablets, and another antifungal cream and an antibacterial douche and nothing seems to help. What should I do?

Vinegar sitz baths: Try taking sits baths with 4-5 tablespoons of white vinegar to the water several times a day the vinegar serves as antibacterial agent. ...Read more

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Are there any drugs that increase sebum?

Are there any drugs that increase sebum?

No: Why do you want to increase it, particularly if you already have acne? Your own natural male hormones are already increasing it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sebum?

Glands: The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, keratin, and cellular material. ...Read more