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Salicylic acid andglycolic acid ok to use together?

Salicylic & Glycolic: You can use the products together. However the two products used together my cause increased dryness or irritation. ...Read more

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Is salicylic acid 2% as effective as benzoyl peroxide 5%?

Is salicylic acid 2% as effective as benzoyl peroxide 5%?

Use as tolerated: Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% or 10% as tolerated is your best bet unless you have a lot of blackheads, in which case a retinoic acid derivative may be best. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will work. ...Read more

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Which foods contain folic acid?

Which foods contain folic acid?

Many foods: In the US, many grain foods are fortified with folate (folic acid). Concentrations are the highest in liver, yeast, spinach, other greens, and nuts. ...Read more

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Which fruits , vegetables, fish, contains zinc sulphate, and folic acid?

Which fruits , vegetables, fish, contains zinc sulphate, and folic acid?

Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables. ...Read more

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Salacylic acid paste effective on warts?

Salacylic acid paste effective on warts?

It can be...: That is one of the many ways that doctors treat warts. You just need to use it regularly and remove the dead skin occasionally for it to work best. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use co enzyme q10, salicylic acid, sodium laureth sulfate, passionflower, pineapple, ginseng, grapefruit extracts topically during pregnancy?

Is it ok to use co enzyme q10, salicylic acid, sodium laureth sulfate, passionflower, pineapple, ginseng, grapefruit extracts topically during pregnancy?

No.: Any medication that is not necessary to, treat a medical problem should be avoided in pregnancy. This includes topicals because some of those ingredients will be absorbed into the bloodstream. Why take a chance. Stick with a good moisturizing lotion. ...Read more

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Salicylic acid, use of application?

Salicylic acid, use of application?

Softens keratin: In low concentration (1-2%) is softens keratin in skin. Good for some forms of acne. Higher conc. (20%) can be used as a chemical peel for cosmetic purposes. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux worsen by taking biotin, b12, omega 3 fish tabs. vitamin k2 , buffered vitamin c,vitamin d3 have Barrett's Esophagus and a hernia.

Can acid reflux worsen by taking biotin, b12, omega 3 fish tabs. vitamin k2 ,  buffered vitamin c,vitamin d3 have Barrett's Esophagus and a hernia.

Possibly fish oil: Fats including fish oil can sometimes aggravate reflux; this is less likely if taken with food. But certain supplements are proven beneficial for reflux, esp. melatonin. See http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/5-natural-heartburn-remedies-proven-beat-drugs and http://www.denvernaturopathic.com/MelatoninandGERD.htm and http://tinyurl.com/p88fxjm ...Read more

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Benzoyl peroxide be Tee tree oil be salicylic acid for acne???

Benzoyl peroxide be Tee tree oil be salicylic acid for acne???

All slightly differ: All tend to dry out acne, but BP acts more like a topical antibiotic. Tea tree oil has some antibacterial properties, and salicylic acid actually deposits the acid in the acne follicles to clear them up. Depending on your type of acne I would still only pick one to try like a BP and then clean your face with either tea tree oil or salicylic acid wash. then see derm if not improving ...Read more

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Is it safe to take prenatal vitamins containing folic acid and folic acid tablets ?

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Is it safe to take prenatal vitamins containing folic acid and folic acid tablets ?

Absolutely: Folic acid is a normal component of most prenatal vitamins. An adequate intake of Folic Acid can help prevent neural tube defects which can lead to spinal cord and nervous system problems. Stick to the recommended daily allowance (rda) on the package. Taking too much may lead to other problems. ...Read more

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How can I get from aspirin to salicylic acid.?

How can I get from aspirin to salicylic acid.?

Deacetylation: It is a chemical reaction. Am not aware of any way to do this at home. A process to turn salicylic acid to Aspirin is widely known and usually down in undergraduate chemistry labs. ...Read more

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What happens if I am severely allergic to salicylic acid(on the skin) am I allergic to aspirin?

What happens if I am severely allergic to salicylic acid(on the skin) am I allergic to aspirin?

Not Necessarily: You could have had a contact dermatitis from the salicylic acid and still be able to take aspirin. You may need to have an aspirin challenge under the supervision of a physician to see if you react or not. You might also want to have a patch test that includes salicylic acid to verify for sure if that caused the reactions. ...Read more

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Can u name one of lotion product which contains salicylic acid which can be applied to face to develop complexion?

Can u name one of lotion product which contains salicylic acid which can be applied to face to develop complexion?

Develop complexion?: Facial medications containing salicylic acid are over-the-counter and sold in stores everywhere. They are often used to treat acne. Your question mentions "to develop complexion", but what does that mean? Everyone has a complexion - some good, some not so good, some lighter, some darker, some even, some uneven, etc... ...Read more

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Can I use corn plaster that contains salicylic acid for my 6 year old son for his foot corn ? Is salicylic acid safe for kids ?

Can I use corn plaster that contains salicylic  acid for my 6 year old son for his foot corn ? Is salicylic acid safe for kids ?

Foot corn: For corns one can use salicylic acid and pumice stone weekly until gone. If there is a wart within it, you can use OTC wart maximum solution 17% with tip on wart until gone (4-6 weeks). ...Read more

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16wpregnant & been using tiny amounts of a gel that contains 2% salicylic acid several times a week. Is this likely to have caused any birth defects?

16wpregnant & been using tiny amounts of a gel that contains 2% salicylic acid several times a week. Is this likely to have caused any birth defects?

Pregnancy medication: Medicine can be absorbed by skin and enter your blood system. Every medication would be a different absorption. Safest thing to do is avoid any medications during your pregnancy unless discussed first with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Can you advise an acne medication that contains salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide? I had clear skin, and now I am suddenly breaking out!

Can you advise an acne medication that contains salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide? I had clear skin, and now I am suddenly breaking out!

Two products: These are two effective ingredients in acne treatments, but they work differently and I don't think are usually combined in the same product. Salicyclic acid aids exfoliation and prevents clogged pores. Benzoyl peroxide works by killing bacteria that cause breakouts. They are both very drying so figuring out how much of each your skin can handle is important. I think you need two products:) ...Read more

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I have got skin irritation from acne treatments that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can i know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide,vitC,retinol,hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

I have got skin irritation from acne treatments  that had caused uneven skin tone on my face. Can i know if it will subside on its own? I have been using aloe vera and also a serum that contains niacinamide,vitC,retinol,hyaluronic and salicylic acid.

Acne: What you're applying is ok and can add vitamin e cream daily as a regimen. Acne can scar too and can be permanent but usually fades out in time. The acne RX is a drying agent and can redden and dry the skin so avoid.
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Can salicylic acid work in helping control acne?

Can salicylic acid work in helping control acne?

Yes: Salicylic acid has been used both in a variety of bases and mixed with other agents for the control of acne. It is drying and causes peeling of the skin. It should be used with the advice of your dermatologist to insure the proper product and dosage. ...Read more

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Can I use papaya soap and salicylic acid at the same time?

Can I use papaya soap and salicylic acid at the same time?

Acne?: I assume you would use it for acne? If not, though, please correct me. So, the answer is yes, but try not to use soap excessively as you may run into a situation when your facial skin is too dry. ...Read more

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How effective is salicylic acid to treat acne and blemishes?

How effective is salicylic acid to treat acne and blemishes?

Careful: Can help, but may cause irritation. I would say no. Try benzoyl peroxide instead. Dermabrasion for scars and blemishes. ...Read more

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What's a good acne facial scrub that doesn't contain 'salicylic acid'?

What's a good acne facial scrub that doesn't contain 'salicylic acid'?

Try this instead: Use no facial scrub. Use 5% topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. None of these are pleasant, but they're your friends until your disease remits on its own. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue to apply calamine lotion after salicylic acid?

Is it generally no issue to apply calamine lotion after salicylic acid?

Calamine & Sal Acid: The combination of both topical medications can cause increased dryness or irritation. I would not recommend it. ...Read more

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How should I prepare salicylic acid in powder form to use as an acne cure?

How should I prepare salicylic acid in powder form to use as an acne cure?

Not recommended: Salycylic is not an acne cure! it is a drying and peeling agent whioh must be used in low concentrations. Too much can cause toxicity especially in children. Get advice on products available from your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can applying Salicylic Acid topical cause Reye Syndrome in a sick/ill teen?

Can applying Salicylic Acid topical cause Reye Syndrome in a sick/ill teen?

Avoid using: Avoid using topical salicylic acid in teens with flu or chicken pox. There is a risk to develop Reye Syndrome a rare but serious condition involving the liver and brain. ...Read more

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