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Food Remedies For Acne
Does minocycline need to be taken with food? I'm taking 50mg daily for acne associated w/ lithium treatment.
See below: Call your pharmacy. The can tell you. ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Does doxycycline the acne treatment medicine make your skin red, and it says take one tablet with food in the morning.. Any suggestions?.
Photosensitivity: Doxycycline can make your skin hypersensitive to sunlight and prone to sunburn with minimal sun exposure. Patients are always advised to stay out of the sun while taking doxycycline, and use sunblock or wear clothes that cover you completely. If you already have a rash whether its photosensitivity or a straightforward allergic reaction you may need to discontinue the doxycycline. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm interested in having a 1 hour phone interview with a doctor asking a few questions about acne treatment and nutrition.
Is this possible? Thanks!
Most physicians: Will want to see you in person, so they can examine you. ...Read more
Back Acne Treatment: Salicylic acid peels work nicely for acne on the back. See a licensed aesthetician to perform these peels. You may require several to start, and maintenance peels may be helpful to keep your skin more pimple-free or reduce the number and/or frequency of breakouts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more
I am 24 yr guy and from past 2 yrs I am acne on my back n bottom ...Can you suggest me any homemade remedy or any medicine to cure it ...
Scientific Rx: Forget homemade remedies. Acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic rx that you can get only from your physician. You'll want him/her to double-check that this is indeed what you have. You may end up on tetracycline 500 2x/day; this is likely to help; there are topical solutions that may help, such as benzoyl peroxide over the counter. ...Read more
Many good ones: There are many home remedies for acne. Vitamin a, c, e, d, zinc, selenium & chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy and sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them. Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular ones listed. ...Read more
Diet connections?: From a holistic perspective, food sensitivities may sometimes be involved (different from allergy). Common foods i generally recommend avoiding are grains (particularly glutenous grains), all dairy products and refined sugars. Look into the paleolithic style of eating as an option. Consider seeing a clinical nutritionist or a holistic doc for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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