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Can Pityrosporum Folliculitis slightly mimic scabies? Where on body would it appear? Would antifungal soap clear it? How would one be tested for PF?

Can Pityrosporum Folliculitis slightly mimic scabies? Where on body would it appear? Would antifungal soap clear it? How would one be tested for PF?

Not really: It is frequently misdiagnosed as acne. If you're using acne meds appropriately and things are not getting any better think maybe you have PF. Should be treated with anti fungal meds. Scabies most commonly appears at pressure points of clothes on skin- belt, wrists, and the webs of the fingers. ...Read more

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General Question: is Triclosan (found in Dial soap) an antifungal?

General Question: is Triclosan (found in Dial soap) an antifungal?

Soap: Soap, with or without triclosan is equally effective against fungus and other micro-organisms. The additives are more of a marketing ploy and do not have any scientific backing. ...Read more

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What is a SOAP note?

What is a SOAP note?

Medical Note: S= subjective, O = Objective, A = Assessment & T = Plan. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of lux soap?

Lux soap: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is soap in soap suds enema?

What is soap in soap suds enema?

Irritant. Don't use: Soap is soap. Soap suds enemas are highly irritating to the lining of the rectum and colon. Aside from causing a bowel movement can cause a whopping inflammation (colitis). Tap water enemas or store bought phosphate enemas are safer (check with md, especially if history of heart, kidney, liver trouble). Oil retention enemas are lubricant. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of a soap enema?

What are the dangers of a soap enema?

What are benefits?: Why are you performing it? If constipation, general recommendation: approximate more of a squatting position to facilitate easier passage of stool. Bring a small step in front of the commode, bring your feet up. Back in the wild, animals squat. Toilets are great, but not optimal position for defecation. Enemas bring diarrhea, irritation of the colon wall. Try more fiber in the diet. ...Read more

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Describe the features of an antifungal.?

Describe the features of an antifungal.?

Medication: An antifungal is a medication to treat fungal infections (yeast infections). They can be creams, powders, pills, capsules, or injections. ...Read more

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What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

Amphotericin B: Different antifungals are used for different fungal infections. The more potent may cause the worse side-effects. So for antifungals more potent is not necessarily better. Simple antifungals for simple infections, stronger and potentially more dangerous antifungals for life threatening infections. ...Read more

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Is soap better than hanitizer for preventing germs?

Is soap better than hanitizer for preventing germs?

Soap is great: Soap is fine. The advantage of gel sanitizers is that you can use them frequently without drying your skin. This makes them useful in hospitals, where frequent washing is required, but for day-to-day or household use, soap and water are great. ...Read more

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What kind of soap vagina?

What kind of soap vagina?

None: As a general rule, no soap should be used in the vagina. This can upset the pH (acidity) and may lead to irritation, yeast infections, and even BV (bacterial vaginitis). ...Read more

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Is penaten an antifungal?

Is penaten an antifungal?

No: Penaten is a barrier cream- main ingredient zinc oxide. Other ingredients include witch hazel, vit e, lanolin....And others. It is not antifungal. It looks good though. ...Read more

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How does soap kill bacteria?

How does soap kill bacteria?

Soap: Regular soap helps to break down oils that are attached to germs on skin. This will allow the germs to be flushed away. Antibacterial soaps actually contain antibiotics that can kill some types of bacteria. ...Read more

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Does anti wasp soap spray work?

Does anti wasp soap spray work?

It is reported to: An anti-wasp spray can be made from a well mixed concoction of 1 part liquid dish washing soap ; 3 parts of water. This can be sprayed on wasps or their nests with either spray bottle or a hose end sprayer. Be aware however, that there is the possibility of being stung. Wear protective covering over face, eyes, body ; ensure that family members, pets ; neighbors are protected. ...Read more

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Which soap is good for bathing?

Which soap is good for bathing?

Which soap?: Usually a fragrance-free soap made for sensitive skin, like dove for sensitive skin, aveeno (oatmeal) soap or cetaphil bar do well for any type skin, particularly for dry skin that is easily irritated. Also avoid using washcloths or sponges. ...Read more

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Could soap cause vaginal itching?

Could soap cause vaginal itching?

Not likely.: It is best NOT to put soap in the vagina. ...Read more