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Fordyce Spot And Ayurvedic Medicines
There isn't enough: Information to answer this. It depends on what the actual skin condition is and what the specific herb is. ...Read more
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
Are there any effective, natural, homeopathic, and non-synthetic remedies to reduce itching and swelling of my uvula?
Have you : Tried gargling with salt water? Also eating white breAd could remove mucous from your throat if that is causing the itching ...Read more
Individualized: More information is needed to answer your question. This includes specifics about the symptom (e.g. Brown, black, yellow, red, spotted, etc.) and general health issues as well. For instance, if the discoloration has come about since using birth control pills you might benefit from sepia, along with discontinuing the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi doctor, iam facing a problem of back acne, how can we remove the black marks from body.Is it any natural remedies are there.Now days iam using lime.?
Many OTC products: There are many over the counter bleaching agents such as hydroquinone (2%), licorice, kojic acid, manganese when combined with glycolic acid or retinol can help to lighten the black marks. Kojic acid, arbutin (found in bearberry and mulberry), azelaic acid, niacinamide are more natural remedies that are safer for the skin. ...Read more
Home remedies: A natural home remedy for dry skin could be made by application of a combination of common foods. Some common ingredients used for dry skin care include olive oil, honey, oat meal and yogurt. In addition to this certain kinds of herbal teas and a variety of seeds and fruits are a good remedy for treating acne, wrinkles and help in dry skin care. ...Read more
Little points on penis, harmless, plane, white, non itchy , is that what doc call Fordyce spots or, hairfollicules, they are little and non texture?
I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?
Ketoconazole: A course of oral ketoconazole and topical ketoconazole shampoo is currently the recommended treatment. Oral medication should be discontinued when the lesions resolve. Because relapse almost always occurs when treatment is withdrawn, topical ketoconazole is indefinitely continued after successful initial treatment with oral medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Home remedies : Some herbs etc such as aloe vera can help minimize scars but once pimple scars have developed there is no home remedy to cure them.(despite what you read on the web!) dermatologist have several things they can do to help. ...Read more
Get real Rx: Being a young man is hard enough without pimples and even harder if somebody has told you "home remedies / natural" is better. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't done the job, your physician can write for a retinoic acid derivative (great if there's lot of blackheads) &/or topical clindamycin; you're likely eventually to need a systemic antibiotic & if severe, consider accutane. Good luck. ...Read more
I hav pimples&dark spots on my face.I used adalphene, &acretin.But not that much use.Sugest a gud cream.Is ther any side effects becoz of these creams?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Will Vitamin A & E supplements (or cod liver oil) help keratosis pilaris? The bumps are barely raised but they cause hundreds of tiny dark spots!
Won't help: I have a couple of physician acquaintances who have this. Nothing works, and they simply don't let it bother them. ...Read more
May be normal bumps!: Fordyce spots are considered a normal feature for many people. Therefore, one may have to consult with several urologists in order to find one who may be interested in trying to remove them. A skin laser treatment center may be needed, so a dermatologist consultation may be helpful. One should realize that removing a spot can leave a scar. ...Read more
I heard palmetto and fenugreek and red clover are great herbs to increase your bust size. Is this true?
Adjuncts only: Acne is a grave personal and professional liability. It can always be managed until it self-cures, but only with real rx, not "pop" stuff. If you are responsible for the physical and emotional health of a teen and you refuse to get him/her topical benzoyl peroxide or prescription-strength rx from a scientific physician, you are doing him/her a terrible disservice. Please reconsider. ...Read more
Manage it: I see that you are a grown-up and still suffering from acne. You need to get with a dermatologist. The holes might be treatable with fillers, microsurgery or laser. Your disease can be kept at bay though the medications are not pleasant. The pigmented lesions if very conspicuous might be worth bleaching. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have Molluscum contagiosum on my pelvis, I'm 21 and gotten cryotherapy. They are still there, can: lemon myrtle, tea tree oil, and iodine can help?
No---- none of these: See a dermatologist. You need 1 or more additional treatments. Don't worry. It is not serious. If you wait long enough ----- perhaps a few months---there will be spontaneous clearing. ...Read more
Is there any natural remedies for a mucocele on rim of lower lip? Evening primrose? Salt solution?
What is the best (reasonably priced) way to fade age spots on my face. Tried laser and some creams. Spots, veins and ruddiness remain. I'm only 41! :(?
Best spot treatment: Rather than shopping by price, you should look for someone who will give you some insight as to why these therapies have not met your expectations. Some expectations are simply unreasonable. Improvement is always the goal, not perfection. A good place to start is the dermatologist (i hope) who did your laser treatment. ...Read more