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Head and shoulders anti dandruff shampoo good for pityriasis versicolor?

Head and shoulders anti dandruff shampoo good for pityriasis versicolor?

Not potent enough: No it is not potent enough to treat pityriasis versicolor you need selsun sulfide, zinc pyrothione, miconazole, Clotrimazole and terbinafine all these are available over the counter in lotion form, shampoo or cream. ...Read more

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Narrow chest and shoulders as 'scrunching' from pectus excavatum at 65. What can I do?

Narrow chest and shoulders as 'scrunching' from pectus excavatum at 65. What can I do?

Sternum; breathing;: An operation is a possibility but it is usually done in childhood. It might be of limited benefit and quite painful done now. ...Read more

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What head and shoulders shampoo product works best for treating acne on the shoulders, back, and chest?

What head and shoulders shampoo product works best for treating acne on the shoulders, back, and chest?

None: The best you can probably do with over the counter products is find a shampoo with 3% salicylic acid or 10% benzoyl peroxide. Of find both and alternate days. Body acne is difficult to treat...Get help from a doc with experience and be patient. You may need a lot more than shampoo to fix body acne. ...Read more

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What causes broad thumbs in people?

What causes broad thumbs in people?

Various: It can come from various reasons including that in some people it is normal for them. ...Read more

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Is clarithromycin a broad spectrum or narrow spectrum ?

Is clarithromycin a broad spectrum or narrow spectrum ?

Not broad: Would consider it a more outpatient, narrower spectrum drug - having said that though it does have some very specific use such as treating certain types of Mycobacterium infections as a first line drug. ...Read more

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Does head and shoulders selenium sulfide help ringworm on scalp?

Does head and shoulders selenium sulfide help ringworm on scalp?

No: Selenium-containing dandruff shampoo helps treat a mild fungus on the skin, called tinea versicolor. The shampoo doesn't get rid of ringworm on the scalp, which is a different type of tinea infection, called tinea capitis. A dermatologist or a primary care doctor can help with ringworm of the scalp. ...Read more

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Both shoulder joints hurting, cracking and stiff. Elbow slightly affected. Simultaneous onset for both shoulders. No previous joint ailments. Help?

Both shoulder joints hurting, cracking and stiff. Elbow slightly affected. Simultaneous onset for both shoulders. No previous joint ailments. Help?

See your Doctor: Depending on your age this could be osteoarthritis, neck and spine related, or inflammatory disease of the joints like rheumatoid arthritis. It is uncommon to have multiple joints affected on bilateral extremities absent plausible trauma or repetitive motion exposure. You need to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause stiffness, pain, and grinding in various joints all over (including elbows, knees, shoulders, hands, feet and neck)?

What would cause stiffness, pain, and grinding in various joints all over (including elbows, knees, shoulders, hands, feet and neck)?

Arthritis: This sounds like arthritis especially if it tends to be early in the day with loosening as day progresses. Can use over the counter meds. If not relived contact physician. ...Read more

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Hunched over desk @work due to poor unfixable eyesight. Shoulders , arms , trapezium, and now thighs all very strained and very weak. What can I do?

Hunched over desk @work due to poor unfixable eyesight. Shoulders ,  arms , trapezium, and now thighs all very strained and very weak. What can I do?

Glasses? Stretching: Your eyesight may be poor but a good optometrist or ophthalmologist souls be able to help you with an improvement in vision so you don't hunch over your computer as much. In addition it would certainly be worthwhile for you to learn proper stretching exercises and to do them for 10 minutes prior to start of work. Get up and change position every 30 minutes for about 1 minute, that too can help. ...Read more

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How to get more broad shoulders?

How to get more broad shoulders?

Shoulders : You can increase the muscles around the shoulders- deltoids primarily- to increase the look of shoulder breadth, but the skeletal structure is set. ...Read more

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Does broadening the shoulders make the neck look longer?

Does broadening the shoulders  make the neck look longer?

I think not: Broadening your shoulders id thru muscle mass wich includes the deltiod and trapezius and ur neck will look like a linebacker. Length is pre programed from birt, the only way to get a long neck is as african women due in certain tribes that use multiple rings added as one grows. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for bad acne on the back, shoulders, chest, face, and neck?

Please describe a good home remedy for bad acne on the back, shoulders, chest, face, and neck?

A better idea: Your question implies rather severe acne. I'm not aware of home remedies that are particularly effective on acne this bad. My suggestion is to have a doctor (primary care or dermatology) evaluate and treat. Acne can be emotionally and physically scarring! ...Read more

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Can atypical neuralgia cause cold sensations across the back of the neck shoulders and back of arms - as well as across upper face. sure read this ?

Can atypical neuralgia cause cold sensations across the back of the neck shoulders and back of arms - as well as across upper face. sure read this ?

Maybe...: Dear BobP, the diagnosis of atypical neuralgia is an unclear one but in general, problems in the nerves can cause changes in the perception of temperature. I am sorry I cannot be of more help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lateral views limited do to overlap w/shoulders c6/7 & c7/t1 suboptimally visualized. Straigtenein of lordotic curv of cerv spine?

Lateral views limited do to overlap w/shoulders c6/7 & c7/t1 suboptimally visualized. Straigtenein of lordotic curv of cerv spine?

Non-diagnostic spine: These are "non-diagnostic" results if those levels of your cervical spine were not visualized. You will need to discuss with your physician whether a different imaging option is advisable in your work-up, depending on what you were being evaluated for. ...Read more

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Rounded shoulders causing shoulder and neck pain. Is wearing a posture brace to bring the shoulders back a good idea? Will it weaken muscles?

Rounded shoulders causing shoulder and neck pain. Is wearing a posture brace to bring the shoulders back a good idea? Will it weaken muscles?

Exercise is better.: It is far better to exercise and strengthen the muscles in your shoulder and back to correct posture. See your doc, and get a referral to a physical therapist if necessary and to be sure you don't have scoliosis or another problem of the spine that is affecting your posture. Stronger muscles will help no matter what the cause, though. ...Read more