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Cold Cream Medication
Are cold sores different from genital herpes? Also, is there any medication that can supress it? I only use acyclovir cream when I have an outbreak.
Herpes: There are two herpes viruses. We now call them type one and type two. Cold sores, as you call them, are usually oral and herpes type one. That is at least 90% of the time to be true. But, herpes two, which is usually seen as 'genital' herpes, can be caught on the mouth as well and can also cause 'cold sores'. The best test is the blood test. There are three oral medications to treat and suppress. ...Read more
Acanthosis nigricans: We don't typically medicate someone just for pigmentation or color. However, if you're referring to acanthosis nigricans (http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/acanthosis-nigricans/ds00653) in which case we worry about (predisposition towards) diabetes & obesity. Go see your doctor for diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
I cut myself and I have a wound of 1 and a half inch what medications I can take or what cream I can put on the wound?
Oral meds for eczema: If eczema is severe enough to require oral medications, immunosuppressive drugs like neoral, CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) and others can be used, but we try our best to make patients feel better without. Prednisone makes eczema better but it will flare again as soon as Prednisone is done. Keeping a person on Prednisone long term can have drastic consequences to his/her health. Many topical meds to help with eczema. ...Read more
See below: As long as no infectious agent has been transmitted, the possible local reaction that can occur with any insect bite usually improves after 72 hours. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more
What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?
Pill for eczema: There is no pill for eczema. Antihistamines are sometimes used for itch or swelling. Cortisone creams are the first line of defense for this condition. ...Read more
I have eczema and was prescribed medication and cream can you recommend any thing else to me such as food or other medication?
Good skincare regime: A good skin care regimen so important for eczema. Moisturize with a gentle ointment or cream at least twice a day. Avoid all products with strong scents or dyes. Eczema in adults usually not linked to foods but always important to eat healthy diet, limit sugars, fat, alcohol and caffeine. ...Read more
Is their any pills or medication of any kind that can increase the size of your buttocks? Does buttocks enhancements cream work?
No: No, there are no pill nor any creams that will make your buttocks bigger. ...Read more
Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?
Why medication: Why do you need treatment? Are they painful or larger than normal? The very small bumps are called papillae and contain most of your taste buds. ...Read more
P rosea: No treatment is required or recommendedGet a more detailed answer ›
Is HPV curable? Isn't there any kind of medication or cream to make HPV go away? Can it be cured for good? .
Hi doctors. Medication toner and betamethasome and gentamycin cream are good for face? What should apply first of these med?
What's it for?: This is the old-fashioned "valisone " cream for some of the eczema-type problems on the face. This is a prescription medication with very narrow indications. The Betamethasone can make infections worse; the gentamicin is worthless in the absence of infection. Unless you're doing this under the guidance of a physician who knows exactly what he/she is doing, put it away. ...Read more
My philtrum is a deep red, dry, and is usually painfully burning. I feel really embarrass when I out in public. What medication or creams can I use?
Dry Redness: It is difficult to determine the cause of the redness. It can be from a number of conditions or even possibly due to a cold sore. I suggest you have your physician examine you to determine how to properly treat your condition. ...Read more
What is a good medication or cream for jock itch? I have applied anti bacteria cream and even zincofax and the area is beginning to flake kinda scared
Jock itch medication I have had jock itch for a few weeks, and have been using an OTC cream. How long should it take to resolve before I go to a dermatologist?
How can you increas hair volume. Is there prescription creams, ointments, gells, or oral medications?
You can generate:
Substantial new hair growth by injecting PRP (platelet rich plasma) into the scalp in combination with nutrients to help hair grow. Also performed is microneedling of the scalp to produce a healing response. The PRP enhances blood flow and rejuvenates the tissues.
See this video for an example.
https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=5tso7dYZzcE ...Read more
No: Acne is a serious, chronic disease. Unlike many other common diseases, lifestyle considerations have little impact for better or worse. The internet is full of crazy suggestions -- sleeping with your face smeared with honey is typical; perhaps the author was a prankster. You'll be disappointed. Be glad that effective treatment exists. ...Read more
No: The answer is no. Nothing topical is of any help. There are various surgical and less invasive light based treatments that may provide some help. Overall however, the condition is very common and very challenging to treat successfully....Thus the myriad of "miracle" creams and other "cures" touted. ...Read more
I used antifungal cream for jock itch it irrated me. Can the jock itch go away without medication? If so how long does it usually take?
Most likely yes: It take few days to a week. ...Read more
I have been struggling with acne for so long and I've had several creams and medications but nothing works! :' (are there any other options for me?
When your options: Aren't working - dermatological consultation is a good way to go. ...Read more
I am about to move to Australia for at least a year and would like to take the max supply of my medications with me, symbicort, methotrexate, eczma creams?
So what's the???: You have an interesting plan. Australia does have physicians and it's own system of laws concerning importation of pharmaceuticals. You need to address your questions to the medical department of your embassy to seek guidelines for what you can or cannot bring with you and find out how to access care while you live there. ...Read more
What to do if I have a break out from being exposed to the sun while using acne medications/creams?
Acne out break: We cant give medical advice to a young minor. We don't know your age, gender, medical condition, skin type, extent of acne, type of acne, what medications are being used, etc. Its not magic, its medicine. We can only provide a meaningful response when you provide meaningful information. ...Read more
I need a medication name for few or mild acne like a cream or something by the way my skin is sensitive and oily..
Meds for mild acne: A good place to start with mild acne is to use a benzoyl peroxide wash, the lowest strength available over the counter. If a person has sensitive skin, the wash should be used only twice a week initially and gradually increased to every day. Benzoyl peroxide helps treat the acne and decrease facial oiliness. ...Read more
24 and never have had pimples and now I am getting them, I have used medications oral and creams nothing is working help?
Had a yeast infection, treated it took medication, cream, etc. And I still feel like I have it? How would I know if its really gone.?
I had a yeast infection took medication and cream! My symptoms stopped 4days ago and I'm starting to feel them again? Is this normal?
Resistant yeast: Sometimes yeast infections can recur-- especially if the conditions that allowed it to form in the first place are still there (uncontrolled diabetes, antibiotic use, vaginal factors etc). That said, yeast can also be resistant to anti fungal treatment. This means you may need a higher dose of the original therapy or a different med that would bypass the resistance. Sounds like you may need an MD. ...Read more
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