Doctor insights on:
Best Colonoscopy Cleanser To Use
How many products are safe to use to treat my light/moderate acne? I want to use a scrub and a cleanser from Neutrogena. I also want to use Cetaphil.
Available OTC: You've noted several major brands of skin products available in the States. All are safe to use as intended & directed, assuming that you aren't sensitive or allergic to an ingredient. Whether any two or more can be used in combination is "unknown" as there are too many combinations for safety regulators to run thru. Discuss concerns w/your Family Doc & Dermatologist. Tell them about all products ...Read more
Yes: Among many cleansers useful for dry, sensitive skin. The salient feature is pH of 6 to 7. Avoid caustic soaps, pH 9 to 10, such as Ivory, if you have dry skin. Avoid antibacterial and deodorant soaps. Unless you are allergic to scents (not common) you can use unscented or any smell which appeals to you. ...Read more
I used 1/2 bottle of premade Fleet MINERAL OIL ENEMA. First time. It said to FOLLOW it with a regular SALINE FLEET ENEMA AFTER, to help pass stool & clean out the oil. It's VERY OILY! CAN I USE A 2ND SALINE TO CLEAN THE OIL better just this one time?
Start simple, but...: First optimize fiber ; h2o intake. Next, docusate helps moisten ; soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe ; available for anyone over 2, ; ;assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. But change in bowels is a "red flag" that needs evaluation if persistent. ...Read more
Docs can you explain what is a best soap , facial scrub and toner to use for pimples(acne) and skin whitening?
Witch Hazel: Yes. Of course. It is used by millions of people daily. ...Read more
Can I use miralax (polyethylene glycol) instead of golytely to prepare for my colonoscopy tomorrow?
Yes: Arbutin soap is used to lighten skin tone. I have not heard of any side effects. It takes daily use for 3 months at least to see a difference. If no change in 3 months, please stop using it. ...Read more
Any BP gel or lotion: Otc benzoyl peroxide is a good treatment for mild acne. It kills p. Acnes, the bacteria involved in the formation of acne. It works well in combination with other treatments, such as antibiotic gels. Any cream may have irritating side effects in some unlucky people, and/or lead to uneven skin tones in darker-skinned people. One can start with every-other-day use and increase if no skin irritation. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Safe bowel cleanser for colonoscopy
- The best facial cleansers to use on african american oily skin
- The best colon cleanser products
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- The best facial cleansers women
- The best cleanser clogged pores
- The best cleansers for adult acne
- The best facial cleansers for blackheads
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online