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What are these bumps that I have at the very top of my buttcrack that itch. moist in-between. Is it treatable with over-the-counter medication?

What are these bumps that I have at the very top of my buttcrack that itch. moist in-between. Is it treatable with over-the-counter medication?

Possible heat rash: Your symptoms could be simply a heat rash which is very common and has the symptoms you describe. Try drying agents, e.g. goldbond and similar); if that doesn't work, see your PCP. ...Read more

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My aniexty medication got washed in my shorts I stopped the machine while it was filling git it out and the pills were fine not wet safe to take ?

My aniexty medication got washed in my shorts I stopped the machine while it was filling git it out and the pills were fine not wet safe to take ?

If I understand: correctly - pill bottle went into washing machine. You pulled bottle out and pills did not become wet. Yes, - I would still use them. ...Read more

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Excessive wet hands and feet, .What medication.Should be?

Excessive wet hands and feet, .What medication.Should be?

Antiperspirent: The condition is known as hyperhydrosis. Mild cases may respond to over the counter items. Rx medication is dryso. It is applied topically and can be quite effective at drying up the sweat glands in the affected areas. Effects are somewhat cumulative with improved results with prolonged use, to the pont that use can frequently be decreased once under control. ...Read more

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What medication can I use for a wet cough while pregnant?

What medication can I use for a wet cough while pregnant?

See your doctor: Assuming "wet" means you produce sputum (phlegm) when you cough, this is something to discuss with your doctor. Whether it needs treatment at all, and with what medications, depends on the likely causes and is influenced by other things, e.g. color of sputum, fever, etc. If you are a smoker, try to stop. In any case, contact your obstetrician for her advice. ...Read more

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Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Is there medication for someone to live in a more humid area with psoriatic arthritis?

Moderate humidity?: Moderate humidity is good. High humidity and arid (dry) air is bad for psoriasis. Significant humidity can lead to excessive perspiration, with bacterial and dungal growth in areas prone to psoriasis and worsen the skin disease. Zinc oxide 5% found in gold bond extra-strength can help with skin disease. Otherwise, the medication for psa for joint disease can be increased. ...Read more

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Really bad pain on right side of head, it would start in my cheek bone area, then spread to my right temple and down my neck. I've tried moist heat, cold compresses, OTC medication, nothing works. Please help.

Really bad pain on right side of head, it would start in my cheek bone area, then spread to my right temple and down my neck. I've tried moist heat, cold compresses, OTC medication, nothing works. Please help.

TMJ?: TMJ syndrome is one condition that can be associated with pain in the face radiating to the temple and neck. The pain may be aggravated by chewing. Read about TMJ here> http://bit.ly/1LTacAC See your physician to see if TMJ or some other disorder is responsible for your pain. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of a drug that can cross the blood brain barrier?

What are the advantages of a drug that can cross the blood brain barrier?

BBB: It can reach its target in the brain to exert effect, such as some antibiotics to treat bacteria in the brain. ...Read more

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Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Does my 7 month old need to be treated with medications for his relfux? Or do you wait it out ? He is happy no pain. But wet hiccups and regurgitate

Reflux: If no pain, then no needs no treatment. The reflux meds will help with the discomfort not so much about the frequency of the reflux. He is what we cal a happy spitter upper! Wet burps are normal. ...Read more

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Between Allegra and Desloratadine, which drug has less blood-brain barrier permeability and is less anticholinergic?

Between Allegra and Desloratadine, which drug has less blood-brain barrier permeability and is less anticholinergic?

Allegra: Fexofenadine and loratadine, allegra and claritin, respectively, are the least sedating of all anti-histamines according to a recent NIH review. All anti-histamines cross the blood brain barrier to some extent. The real issue is sedation and allegra and claritin appear to win the context. They are also less anticholinergic than many others. ...Read more

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I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times i get eye booger every hour or so.It is wet and fluidic.What shall i do? Any medication?

I wear contact lenses for myopia. Most of the times i get eye booger every hour or so.It is wet and fluidic.What shall i do? Any medication?

Contact lenses: While this may be due to dry eyes and irritation, it is possible that you have an infection in the eye which may require antibiotics. I would remove your contacts and switch to glasses for now, and contact your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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My husband with high blood pressure (managed by medication), suddenly started to sweat profusely. His shirt was wet in stomach and chest area ?

My husband with high blood pressure (managed by medication), suddenly started to sweat profusely. His shirt was wet  in stomach and chest area ?

Other symptoms?: Any chest pain, pressure, or tightness? Jaw pain? Left arm pain? Difficulty breathing? Rapid heart beat? If he is having any of these other symptoms, he needs to be seen by a physician immediately. It could be a heart attack. If he is just sweating, is he have a fever? Keep an eye on him for any new symptoms. ...Read more

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My wife is constantly coughing and the medication she is on isn't working. It's a wet cough but the last doctor did not prescribe anti biotics. What must we do next. She is on a Multi vitamin, nose spray and antihistamine?

My wife is constantly coughing and the medication she is on isn't working. It's a wet cough but the last doctor did not prescribe anti biotics. What must we do next. She is on a Multi vitamin, nose spray and antihistamine?

Revisit or: second opinion are needed. Not all coughs require antibiotics: 80++% of upper respiratory infections are viral. More importantly is cough control and several excellent Rxs are available. Until seen again use Delsym DB every 13 hrs if not allergic to this medicine. ...Read more

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Please doctor what drugs will I take concerning this unpleasant discharge white in colour look like a wet pieces tissue paper my virginal kind of hurt?

Please doctor what drugs will I take concerning this unpleasant discharge white in colour look like a wet pieces tissue paper my virginal kind of hurt?

Needs testing: To establish why you are having the discharge. Need to have some swabs taken and may need an examination. May be something like bacterial vaginosis which will respond to antibiotics but a variety of other infections and conditions. Best to see your doctor for an assessment and tests. They can then make a diagnosis and prescribe you something suitable. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter drug do you suggest for a heavy "wet" cough with runny nose and sneezing?

What over-the-counter drug do you suggest for a heavy "wet" cough with runny nose and sneezing?

Mucinex (guaifenesin): If you feel like you have an infection, you may want to avoid antihistamines, because they hinder you from clearing the infection quickly. Therefore, decongestants and Guaifenesin may be helpful. Mucinex (guaifenesin) d has both, but taking it at night can cause insomnia. Plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) can be taken at any hour. These are expectorants and can help you clear secretions. Your immune system does the rest; or see md. ...Read more

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My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN .Read this drug could cause anemia.could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN .Read this drug could cause anemia.could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

No: The anemia business was when the stuff was used systemically in one particular cancer chemotherapy combination. He and his physician need to find some other cause of his anemia, which is a serious business. Avastin / bevacizumab in the eye isn't going to make Dad anemic. Is he malnourished? Stomach ulcer / cancer / colon cancer? Other cause? ...Read more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension , then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives.. Ask first before you do anything.
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Is there ways to grow without medication?

Is there ways to grow without medication?

Not sure: If you mean "bulking up" there are many supplements in nutrition stores that may be considered. Of course you should talk this over with your physician as they may effect you in other ways. If you mean height, I am not aware of anything for this. ...Read more

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What medications are used to relieve pain?

What medications are used to relieve pain?

Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best anti diarheal medication?

What is the best anti diarheal medication?

Loperamide: Best depends upon the underlying cause. Best treatment for diarrhea due to cancer is to treat the cancer and best treatment for diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance is to stop the lactose, but in general loperamide is a good agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if my medication is too high?

How do I know if my medication is too high?

Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more