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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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What other options does someone have who has hyperlipidemia but has statin intolerance? BTW CoQ10 does nothing to help with the statin side-effects.

What other options does someone have who has hyperlipidemia but has statin intolerance? BTW CoQ10 does nothing to help with the statin side-effects.

Hyperlipidemia: Other options include Zetia, (ezetimibe) Niacin, yeast extracts, gemfibrozil, questran and probably a couple of older meds I've forgotten. And of course diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Befinfits or side effects of taking coq10. I'm 30 in good health, low energy, take beta blocker for pvs. Could I benefit from coq10, any dangers?

Befinfits or side effects of taking coq10. I'm 30 in good health, low energy, take beta blocker for pvs. Could I benefit from coq10, any dangers?

No proven benefit: Don't waste your hard-earned money, the supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar fraud perpetrated on the american public. No proven benefit on pvcs. ...Read more

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COQ10 for migraine prevention, how does it work&should I try it? Other nonprescription options? Tried 5 diff prescrpts, too many side effects.

COQ10 for migraine prevention, how does it work&should I try it? Other nonprescription options? Tried 5 diff prescrpts, too many side effects.

? no effect: There are good treatments for migraine, see a neurologist. Keep a headache diary to discover trigger mechanism and avoid them, especially with regards to lifestyle and food ...Read more

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Are certain people more susceptible to the bad side effects of lamotrigine, incl. Rashes? Already prone to a lot of skin issues, afraid to take it.

Are certain people more susceptible to the bad side effects of lamotrigine, incl. Rashes? Already prone to a lot of skin issues, afraid to take it.

Yes!!: Yes it is well known that some people have an atopic constitution (sometimes with past history of atopic phenomena like asthma, eczema, hay fever etc) these people are more likely to react to certain medications. ...Read more

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Riboflavin or coq10 is better for migraines? Side effects? And I read they can cause weight loss, is that true?

Riboflavin or coq10 is better for migraines? Side effects? And I read they can cause weight loss, is that true?

Riboflavin: I have not heard riboflavin or coq10 causing weight loss. Both are effective, but need to be taken for months before you see benefit. Riboflavin can turn your urine orange color. ...Read more

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Should I take coq10 a few hours before taking simvastatin to alleviate sleep disturbances and other mild side effects?

Should I take coq10 a few hours before taking simvastatin to alleviate sleep disturbances and other mild side effects?

CoQ-10 & statins: Some docs feel no supplementation is necessary in pts on statins. Other recommend coq-10 supplementation based on studies suggesting it may help prevent statin side effects. Since statins block coq-10, it might be best to take the 2 drugs 12 hours apart to minimize this blockade. If you decide to supplement, inform your doc so he can take that into account in his tx regimen for you. ...Read more

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Why do I have these weird type rashes under my arms and all around my thighs that look like scratches from a cat. No side effects. What is this?

Why do I have these weird type rashes under my arms and all around my thighs that look like scratches from a cat. No side effects. What is this?

Marks: They may actually be stretch marks, those are very typical places for stretch marks and stretch marks can have varying appearances from person to person. Especially if they are not painful or itchy or very bothersome in a physical way, my guess is that's what they are. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After stooping topiramate usage, how long will it take for side effects such as tongue edema, rashes n white patches on tongue (may be thrush)to go away?

After stooping topiramate usage, how long will it take for side effects such as tongue edema, rashes n white patches on tongue (may be thrush)to go away?

Topiramate: The half life of topiramate is about 31 hours. It takes five half lives for the drug to be removed from your body. Thus, in 155 hours after stopping the medication the side effects should resolve. ...Read more

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I am a 31 year old PCOS patient, had miscarriage twice. Can I take supplements like DHEA and CoQ10. Are there any side effects? What dosage?

I am a 31 year old PCOS patient, had miscarriage twice. Can I take supplements like DHEA and CoQ10. Are there any side effects? What dosage?

Miscarriage: Please contact your Gynecologist to discuss your concerns. You may get advice by phone or, more likely, you will have to go and see your Gynecologist.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Plan b one step pill and hives related? I took the Plan B pill 2 almost 3 weeks ago and I've started to get hives or rashes on my stomach, arms, legs, back and neck. It weird because I had no other side effects. But I was wondering if it could be related

Plan b one step pill and hives related? I took the Plan B pill 2 almost 3 weeks ago and I've started to get hives or rashes on my stomach, arms, legs, back and neck. It weird because I had no other side effects. But I was wondering if it could be related

The: The odds of you having an allergic reaction from a Plan B taken three weeks ago are highly unlikely. Even if this was the case, there is no treatment aside from over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching. Consider other potential allergens like new products, lotions, or soaps.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Will rashes on forehead, genital itch and tingling n white tongue be a sign of HIV or side effects of topiramate? . Last week, negative HIV test.

Topiramate: Those are all potential side effects of topiramate. Contact your doctor and ask him or her what to do. Best wishes. Info can be found at www. Drugs. Com and type in topiramate and look under side effects. More detailed side effects are under the for professionals section. ...Read more

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Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

No: I suppose it is possible to have an allergic reaction with a rash but that would be very rare. Gi irreitation is by far the most common side effects. Bruising would not be common at all. ...Read more

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What are side effects of penicillin? Rash and itching?

What are side effects of penicillin? Rash and itching?

Penicillin: Most of the people tolerate penicillin without any side effects. Rash and itching is when patients are allergic to penicillin.Penicillin allergy is an over reaction by your immune system to penicillin. The reaction can range from rash to anaphylaxis.. ...Read more

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When I read side effects for various meds, they always mention possible rash, are they inferring the possibility of the dress syndrome?

DRESS: Any medication can cause a rash. Dress is a very rare side effect of taking medications and is a serious reaction that can be life-threatening. It is more than just a rash. It involves swelling of the skin and lymph nodes, fever, as well as internal symptoms. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of prednisone last? It caused a bad rash (check the possible side effects if u don't believe me) and it won't go away.

How long do the side effects of prednisone last? It caused a bad rash (check the possible side effects if u don't believe me) and it won't go away.

Dose dependent: It is usually a few days. Everybody reacts differently. Sorry. If you feel your breathing worsening or heart fluttering you will want to be checked. Some concern is why were you started on the steroid and is this a reaction or symptom of the problem that was coming. Just be safe. ...Read more

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Seroquel (quetiapine) side effects skin rash?

Possible: Although not that common, seroquel/quetiapine can cause a rash and, in very rare cases, a severe rash called stevens-johnson that is an emergency. Regardless, let your provider know if you did develop a rash while taking seroquel/quetiapine. ...Read more

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Circular bumpy itchy rash side effects of bedbug?

Circular bumpy itchy rash side effects of bedbug?

Bed bugs: Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. ...Read more

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Prozac (fluoxetine) is giving me a rash on my neck, and other side effects, what to do?

Prozac (fluoxetine) is giving me a rash on my neck, and other side effects, what to do?

Please promptly: Discuss side effects with your prescribing provider/ psychiatrist. If you have trouble with swelling of lips, mouth, throat or tongue, problems with breathing - get emergency medical care. ...Read more

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How common are the really awful side effects of Lamictal? Like life-threatening rash, memory loss, uncoordination?

How common are the really awful side effects of Lamictal? Like life-threatening rash, memory loss, uncoordination?

Varies: Life-threatening skin conditions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome & toxic epidermal necrosis are rare and almost always occur early in treatment. Uncoordination, however, is common altho, unless it causes some kind of accident, isn't "really awful." Cognitive side affects are common and can be "awful" if they are profound. BTW, why are u taking 2 different calcium channel blockers? ...Read more

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I took the Plan B pill a week ago. A rash showed up on my thigh and abdomen. What treatments are available for this? No other side effects occured

I took the Plan B pill a week ago. A rash showed up on my thigh and abdomen. What treatments are available for this? No other side effects occured

Rash: A rash a week after taking a medication is probably not related to the medication. Application of hydrocortisone cream could help for a rash and lotion. If it continues please
Be evaluated ...Read more

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Is there a supplement for anxiety+boredom I could take daily with few side effects? I want to stay positive+worry free. St john wort's gave skin rash.

Is there a supplement for anxiety+boredom I could take daily with few side effects? I want to stay positive+worry free. St john wort's gave skin rash.

There is no: Supplement for boredom. Physical activity will help with both anxiety ; boredom. There a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation (to mention a few). Passion -. ...Read more

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I have been taking oratane since 2 months and I suffer dizziness, rash, kidney pain, dryness, increased sex drive. R they normal side effects?

I have been taking oratane since 2 months and I suffer dizziness, rash, kidney pain, dryness, increased sex drive. R they normal side effects?

Always use it with..: Every drug has its own side effects; so is isotretinoin. To view its long list of side effect, go to http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Oratane#Psychological_effects. With the available information in mind, work with treating Doc closely hoping to achieve its best possible intended benefit with minimal side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


Coq10 (Definition)

Coq10 is a vitamin supplement. It is useful in combating muscle pains caused by ...Read more