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What might be best home made face mask for acne?

What might be best home made face mask for acne?

Get a real Rx: I appreciate your zeal but we can do better. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where do I go to find most common recipes for at home face mask for acne?

Where do I go to find most common recipes for at home face mask for acne?

Do not know: Most masks are a combination of salicylic and or glycolic acids, with or without benzoyl peroxides, none of which are easily found at home. Other masks are simply drying mud based. ...Read more

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I learned that a jaw support is as effective as a cpap face mask. Is that true?

I learned that a jaw support is as effective as a cpap face mask. Is that true?

How might we know?: I guess you'd have to do a sleep evaluation with a jaw support in place to get a really good answer to this question. In other words, subject the jaw support to the same scrutiny CPAP would get! talk with your sleep doctor. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Working with lead using gloves got some on arm from soldering can't see it cause for concern lead contamination use fAce mask goggles washed arm after?

Working with lead using gloves got some on arm from soldering can't see it cause for concern lead contamination use fAce mask goggles washed arm after?

To worry, or not...: Don't chew on leaded objects. Think about the men and women who make their own rifle and pistol cartridges with bullets and gunpowder. Then, they go over to the shooting range and fire off 50-100 rounds every week. Afterwards, they clean and oil their weapons. There's lead residue everywhere. These adult men and women are just fine. They don't eat the lead, and they remember to shower up each day. ...Read more

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When should someone use a face mask?

When should someone use a face mask?

Precaution: It is a good precaution to wear a face mask if you have any symptoms or signs of upper respiratory infections such as influenza. By preventing respiratory droplets from reaching people around you, the likelihood of transmission will decrease. A good self-hygiene (strict hand washing) is also very important. ...Read more

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What to do about swollen itchy face after using face mask last night?

What to do about swollen itchy face after using face mask last night?

Allergy reaction: Your allergic to the content of the mask stop using it apply Hydrocortisone cream and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) from over the counter apply some ice or cold wash cloth. ...Read more

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Should I wear a face mask when I go outside, if there is a disease outbreak?

Should I wear a face mask when I go outside, if there is a disease outbreak?

Depends: Depending on the severity of the epidemic, and on how the disease spreads, consider wearing a face mask if you must go into a crowded area or be within six feet of others. ...Read more

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I used asprin face mask and now i'm left with a rash, is this normal?

I used asprin face mask and now i'm left with a rash, is this normal?

Irritant: Irritation contact dermatitis. Allergy less likely. Time, cool water, and a few days of cortisone cream should help. Salicylic acid as a cream or wash is much more useful. Forget about any masks. When something claims to "exfoliate" it is not honest. ...Read more

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Is it safe to breath in insulation over period of time without wearing face mask?

Is it safe to breath in insulation over period of time without wearing face mask?

Insulation: This is not a good idea. While it may be listed as okay - long term effects are not totally known. Small particles can get into you lung and causes fibrosis and cancer. Hence always wear protection. ...Read more