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I used benzol peroxide 10 percent and had a chemical reaction. The face is very red. what to do? Some small breakout, but not unusual.

I used benzol peroxide 10 percent and had a chemical reaction.  The face is very red. what to do?  Some small breakout, but not unusual.

Over-irritated skin: If a person's skin is overly irritated by benzoyl peroxide, one can put over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream on such a rash 2-3 times a day for a few days, and then 1-2 times a day for a few days. Of course, one would stop the benzoyl peroxide. A primary care doctor can help decide if a lower dose benzoyl peroxide (such as 2-5%) can be used. Prescription gels and creams may also be considered. ...Read more

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Clear care eye solution chemical reaction, what to do?

Clear care eye solution chemical reaction, what to do?

Don't use it: Stop using y our contact lenses and the clear care until you know the cause. It could be an allergy or an infection. See your eye doctor and get an exam and an alternative. ...Read more

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How to remove dark scar due to chemical reaction (salicylic + phenol) ?

How to remove dark scar due to chemical reaction (salicylic + phenol) ?

A problem +/-success: Scars are injury reactions. Using toxic chemical agents, as you mention, induces additional injury. Thus outcome could easily end up worse. Strictly speaking, careful excision ; closure using plastic surgery techniques is best option ; I have personally done lesions with excellent results. However, surgeon is not in control of healing the wound; the body owner is ; great work can easily go bad. ...Read more

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My dentist put a composite filling in my tooth the same day i felt chemical reaction with an old silver spoon?

My dentist put a composite filling in my tooth the same day i felt chemical reaction with an old silver spoon?

Galvanic response: Not sure of the question, but here goes. The amalgam filling can react much like a battery when in contact with a dissimilar metal. You may have experienced the small jolt from accidentally biting on aluminum foil with your amalgam filling. By removing the amalgam and placing a composite material, the chances of this happening are eliminated. Of course, any other amalgams can respond similarly. ...Read more

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I got a chemical reaction/burn from the acne medication I was using which peeled off my skin and left in pink. It grew back darker than my skin tone and I was wondering if it was permanent.

I got a chemical reaction/burn from the acne medication I was using which peeled off my skin and left in pink. It grew back darker than my skin tone and I was wondering if it was permanent.

DARK SKIN FROM MEDIC: DO NOT WORRY. THE DARK SKIN WILL RETURN TO NORMAL AFTER A WHILE. GIVE IT A FEW WEEKS, IT IS NOT PERMANENT! THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION . . . ...Read more

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How can I get rid of brain fog? Doctor says its a bio chemical reaction in my body, but it's getting me down.

How can I get rid of brain fog? Doctor says its a bio chemical reaction in my body, but it's getting me down.

More talk with doc: You need to speak further to your doctor especially about any mood, interest, weight, sleep, energy, guilt, concentration, thots of death problems. For sure check your tsh/thyroid panel & vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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How long would it take for my face to go back to normal after a bad reaction to chemicals?

How long would it take for my face to go back to normal after a bad reaction to chemicals?

Swollen face: What kind of chemical, how long was exposure, i assume none was ingested. With treatment 2 - 5 days. ...Read more

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