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Are Antifungal And Antibacterial Properties Both Found In Sebum
Yes, a little: Yes there are weak antifungal and antibacterial properties in sebum. ...Read more
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
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
I have been facinf multiple skin diseases at a time . I have been given antibacterial n antifungal, confused what to do, can't get rid of these disord?
More info needed: You need to be more definitive in describing yourskin diseases. ...Read more
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
I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face...i suspected eczema so in tried all sort of antifungal and antibacterial tube creams but its not working instead its spreading?
Can you see a dermat: Can you see a dermatologist? First stop experimenting. The "antifungal" and "antibacterial" creams which you fail to identify may be irritating and probably cause allergic reactions.These will itch. The more you use them the worse you will get. Prolonged inflammation may cause loss of pigment. You might try hydrocortisone cream, but the most important thing is to STOP EXPERIMENTING. ...Read more
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
Myth: Since carrots contain carotene which the body has the ability to make into vitamin A, and very high doses of vitamin A or its relatives (famously isotretinoin) cause loss of the sebaceous glands, there's a "pop" idea that eating carrots suppresses sebum production. You can't make carotene into vitamin A fast enough to get toxic / high levels from doing it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Cabergoline is a potent dopaminergic drug that inhibits secretion of the hormone prolactin from the pituitary gland. It can be an effective therapy for patients with prolactin secreting pituitary tumors. I am not aware of sebum production as a consequence of use or side effect of this drug. ...Read more
No: Secretions from sebaceous glands occurs on a regular basis , not effected by "massaging". ...Read more
If Accutane decreases the sebum production which is the result of excess androgens then where instead does the excess androgens show up ?
Local effect: The effect is local at the oil gland. The androgens just go on their merry way doing their guy thing. ...Read more
Whenever I put water on my scalp, after 3-4mins my scalp strts to produce so much sebum. It happens after every wash. Scalp is painful. What is it?
Boars hair brush: Hot water, styling products (i.e. gels) & using your fingernails when shampooing can contribute to excessive sebum & an oily scalp. You should brush your hair with a boars hair brush - scalp to tip - prior to shampooing. Use warm - not hot - water. Use a clarifying shampoo (or a solution of 1/4 cup vinegar in 2 cups water on your wet hair for a few minutes prior to shampooing). Hope that helps. ...Read more
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