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Dermatologist - . I have dark lines under my eyes. Whats a good product to use. Also safe for breastfeeding.

Dermatologist - . I have dark  lines under my eyes. Whats a good product to use. Also safe for breastfeeding.

Dark Circles: Teamine eye complex's clinically proven technology reduces dark circles, alleviates under eye puffiness and smoothes fine lines and wrinkles. This eye treatment moisturizes dry, flaky skin while light-defusing technology brightens and clarifies the eye area. Powerful antioxidants provide additional anti-aging benefits. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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My dermatologist wants me to put aquaphor on my breasts, but it doesn't seen to come off very easily. How dangerous is this for breastfeeding?

My dermatologist wants me to put aquaphor on my breasts, but it doesn't seen to come off very easily. How dangerous is this for breastfeeding?

Relatively safe: Aquaphor is a very good moisturizer for cracked or dried skin. Recommend putting it on after breastfeeding thus allowing it to dry before next feed. Before next feed, wipe your chest with a towel to remove any potential residue as an added precaution. Also consider seeing a lactation counselor for help with cracked/irritated skin/nipple to ensure proper lactation technique. ...Read more

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I've some mosquito bites on face for which my dermatologist prescribed me topical cutivate twice daily.Can i put my facial moisturizer other times when i'm not putting cutivate?

Yes: Absolutely. Just allow the medicated cream time to absorb (10minutes should be sufficient) before putting anything else on the area you are treating. In addition, use the Cutivate Cream very sparingly on the face, and for as short a time possible, as it can cause pigment changes in skin and the facial skin is delicate skin. ...Read more

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Dermatologists: are serums a good hydrating moisturizer, or are creams better? Looking for an intense moisturizer for eye area.

Dermatologists: are serums a good hydrating moisturizer, or are creams better? Looking for an intense moisturizer for eye area.

Creams.: Creams are always more hydrating than lotions which are more hydrating typically than serums. A great intensive over-the-counter moisturizer is cerave cream. For a good eye repair product which is intensely moisturizing, try skinmedica eye repair. ...Read more

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Can I use collagen boosting moisturizer above the retinoid (retacnyl tretinoin) ? Also, is the use of a retinoid compatible with breastfeeding?

Can I use collagen boosting moisturizer above the retinoid (retacnyl tretinoin) ?  Also, is the use of a retinoid compatible with breastfeeding?

Not while breastfeed: Don"t use a retinoid while breastfeeding - it has never been studied and could be harmful. The other stuff is a waste of money as these creams and lotions have no way to penetrate the skin and "boost" collagen. ...Read more

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Husband is experiencing deep acne due to ingrown hairs. Any home remedies you can recommend? Unable to get in to see dermatologist until march.

Husband is experiencing deep acne due to ingrown hairs. Any home remedies you can recommend? Unable to get in to see dermatologist until march.

Many worth trying: There are many home remedies that work for many people and they are safe to experiment with. Avoid dairy and sweets/starches. See http://earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html for reports on many remedies from those who have tried them. Also see http://healing.About.Com/cs/skincare/a/uc_acneguide.Htm ; http://www.Naturalnews.Com/027237_acne_dairy.Html. ...Read more

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Are there any good dermatologist in houston tx that someone can recommend?

Are there any good dermatologist in houston tx that someone can recommend?

Many available...: Houston has an enormous medical center, so there are many dermatologists in practice (both at the medical center and throughout the suburbs). It is fine for one to visit several dermatologist's offices to see which office suits his or her needs or expectations the best. From my alma mater, baylor college of medicine, are dermatologists dr. Sylvia hsu and dr. Ida orengo. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be ...Read more