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Exsel is a skin-related agent.
Exsel is a skin-related agent.
Anti-dandruff 'poos: Dandruff is associated with malassezia fungus infection. Selenium sulfide should work well but you can also try dandruff shampoos that contains zinc pyrithione, which can reduce the fungus; salicylic acid, which works as a sort of scrub to slough off dead skin; or ketoconazole, which works against a broad array of fungi. See a Dermatologist if these don't work. Take care. ...Read more
Non-toxic but test 4: Fortunately, pencil lead doesn't contain lead, a highly toxic substance, but is made of graphites, a form of carbon that is generally non-toxic. The big question is why are you doing this? Eating undigestible things like graphites is called pica ; is often a sign of lead or zinc deficiency, but can also be related to emotional problems. See http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001538.Htm. ...Read more
Gotta pressure n back between shoulder blades like it needs cracked. Muscle or nerve? Makes breathing different when over worked. No asthma bn chked
I was prescribed selenium sulfide lotion. Should I take selinum as mineral dietary supplement too?
No: It isn't necessary.Get a more detailed answer ›
Muscular or pleural: Chest pain that occurs with sneeze, strain, cough, or deep breath suggests either the muscles of respiration are sore or there is underlying pleurisy (or pericarditis). Blood test and examination can distinguish these in most cases. Ibuprofen is often helpful for all of the above. I certainly wouldn't blame a "weak chest"! ...Read more
I am prone to spont. Coronary artery dissectn's & have had 3. Could holding my breath and tensing my body hard to stop hiccup cause another dissectn?
VSC: Vsc, or variable sulfur compound, is the end product of blood. Bleeding in your mouth is due to gingival inflammation from food impaction, abscess, infection, faulty restorations. Other cause of bad breath is medical related (gi problems, diabetes). Treatment required treating the cause of bad breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herniated disk & ruptured & bulging, have endometriosis even after partial hyster. Had it & have it bad, back pain bad, can endo make back pain worse?
Yes: Endometriosis spills all over, and one of the muscles where it can seed is the psoas. The psoas plays a role in back pain and overall stability of the spine, it can cause compression of the spine and sacroiliac joint when in severe spasm. Try upward dog or cobra positions with deep breathing to see if it helps to alleviate component of your pain that's muscular. ...Read more
Need more info.: Pain with swallowing can occur when one has inflammation of the throat from an infection or from reflux of acid from the stomach. Pain from taking a breath can signal an upper respiratory infection such as bronchitis, tracheitis, pneumonia or from pleurisy (inflammation of the lining surrounding the lungs). It's important to see ones doctor for any of these problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Car crash week ago, chest wall injury xray says no damage bad pain near heart but not sharp only when deep breath sneezing hiccups, what's wrong?
No: You cannot do anything to fibroids with regular exercises, except in very unusual situations. ...Read more
Gas? GYN? spasm?: Altered blood flow to gut while running can give cramps; bouncing around can jostle ovarian cysts, etc. And cause pain/discomfort. Right upper quadrant pain ("stitch") can come from increased blood flow to liver stretching the surrounding capsule. Running can increase reflux into esophagus see your doc, get examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Selenium sulfide is used in topical creams (for dermatitis, or "rash") and shampoos (notably selsun blue, for dandruff). The easy answer is yes and the complicated answer is no. The reason? It is categorized as "c" meaning there are no studies in pregnancy documenting it's safety. So, doctors say, "if the benefits outweigh the unknown risks, go ahead." so...Shampoo -- yes. Topical cream -- no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more