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Good treatment against chilblains?

Good treatment against chilblains?

Prevention: Avoid rapid changes in temperature. Wear gloves and socks. Use warm footwear. Keep hands and feet warm. Avoid tight fitting socks/shoes place cotton wool between the toes to improve circulation dietary healthy diet exercise to improve circulation avoid alcohol before going out in snow. ...Read more

Chilblains (Definition)

Are thermal injuries resulting from extended exposure to the cold and humidity in predisposed individuals. The pathology results from freezing of capillaries in the skin. There is erythema, itching, and burring in those parts affected. In severe cases area can become blistered or ulcerated. With proper treatment affected areas can heal in 1-2 weeks. Chilblains are not ...Read more


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Please help docs! is proactive effective against acne?

Please help docs! is proactive effective against acne?

Yes: It is a weak, pricey solution of benzoyl peroxide and as such it works, with about a 50% chance of curing acne if it's confined to the face. If it's bad, or on the trunk, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Please describe a good skin treatment for sun damage?

Please describe a good skin treatment for sun damage?

Solar damaged skin: Solar damage facial: apply 10 mashed blueberries mixed with 1 tbsp plain yogurt to skin x 15”. Rinse. ...Read more

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Is sheepskin good for prevention of pressure sores?

Is sheepskin good for prevention of pressure sores?

It helps: Sheepskin helps some for the skin to get "air" to skinso it soes not stay wet and less protective. The real key in prevention is moving patient position hourly if possible to allow blod flow back into skin pressured areas. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment to use against dark underarm?

What is a good treatment to use against dark underarm?

Depends: dark underarms can be caused by pigment changes or infection. the pigment changes could be related to diabetes or PCOS. It would be a good idea to see a doctor ...Read more

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Is erp(exposure and response prevention) and effective treatment for ocd?

Is erp(exposure and response prevention) and effective treatment for ocd?

Yes: It is a very effective treatment that avoids medications. It is a bit tough at first, but the learning from it actually is more helpful than medications. ...Read more

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What is the best foot insole / protection for diabetes type 2 with plantar fascilitis?

What is the best foot insole / protection for diabetes type 2 with plantar fascilitis?

Diabetes with DM2: An excellent question. There are many over-the-counter products that state they have the best insole for people with diabetes. I would also make sure that you are in the correct shoe first prior to choosing the insole. Buying the correct insole will most likely be sold to you by the person selling you the correct shoe. Discuss this with your podiatrist prior to making purchase! ...Read more

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Is enbrel (etanercept) good for psoriasis treatment ? What is the best natural way of reducing psoriasis?

Is enbrel (etanercept) good for psoriasis treatment ? What is the best natural way of reducing psoriasis?

Yes it can be effect: Enbrel (etanercept) can help treat psoriasis if other therapy does not work. There are improtant guidleines and precautions before you can take it.. The best natural therapy is sunshine - but with caution because of he risk of skin cancer. ...Read more

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What is good over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

What is good over-the-counter treatment for psoriasis?

No such animal.: Unless you have very, very mild psoriasis - which might respond to Hydrocortisone cream - nothing available over the counter in the us is going to make much of a dent in your psoriasis. Sorry, but i've been doing this for 30 years and have yet to see an otc product work, other than skin cap, which turned out to have an illegal steroid in it. See a dermatologist; don't waste money on otc treatments. ...Read more

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What is one single best source of anti oxidents for protection against cancer?

What is one single best source of anti oxidents for protection against cancer?

Fruits and vegatable: Antioxidents may be protective but fruits and vegetables used regularly with each meal are in general the best source of antioxidents and other protective chemicals to keep you healthy. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for toenail fungus and risk of spreading to others?

What is a good home remedy for toenail fungus and risk of spreading to others?

Medicine works best: There is no home remedy that is effective. You can try topical antifungal medications, but the ones provided in podiatry offices are more effective than those in the pharmacy. There are other options, including oral medication, that are also effective. ...Read more

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What facial care treatment is good for sensitive skin?

What facial care treatment is good for sensitive skin?

Keep it simple: Mild soaps and moisturizers are the key. There are a lot of brands out there to try but I have had success with brands like vanicream and cetaphil. I do not work for those companies so please don't think I am pushing them. You should avoid fragrances and coloring as these things may irritate. Hypoallergenic is another term to look for on the label. And expensive does not equal better! ...Read more

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Does ozone therapy help in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris?

Does ozone therapy help in treatment of pemphigus vulgaris?

Ozone: Ozone gas/oils topically in mouth may help healing. Ozone blood therapy may be part of the approach to help your immune system behave itself. To try to avoid drugs, you'd need an astute alt med doc / naturopathic doctor with great nutritional training and ozone training. Maybe someone like dr robert rowen. ...Read more

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Ozone therapy for the treatment of bad skin?

Ozone therapy for the treatment of bad skin?

Doubtful: I have not seen any scientific validity for ozone therapy. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist in your area to find the cause of your"bad skin", who can hopefully offer some valid remedies. I hope this helps. Lana long, M.D. ...Read more

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Besides accutane, what is an effective skin care system?

Besides accutane, what is an effective skin care system?

Lots of options: Because of the potential for side effects Accutane should be a treatment of last resort. It is for severe acne, & other meds that are effective are the retinoids like tretinoin or tazarotene, or treatments like blue & red led light, either alone in a series or with a photosensitizer like levulan. I also like clarisonic because of the deep pore cleansing it does. Consistent home care is essential. ...Read more

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Need expert advice. What household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

Need expert advice. What household cleaner is best for preventing spread of mononucleosis?

Dilute bleach: A 1:10 dilution of bleach in a spray bottle is inexpensive and effective. ...Read more

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What are good treatments and prevention methods for sudden pimple breakouts?

What are good treatments and prevention methods for sudden pimple breakouts?

Numerous causes: There may be a variety of causes at first need to be evaluated prior to recommending a blanket statement. Hormonal or food sensitivities may require medication. Otherwise good skin hygiene with possible use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory agents as well as topical retinoids may be beneficial. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective medicine for bacterial skin infection?\

What is the best and effective medicine for bacterial skin infection?\

SULFA meds: Many skin infections today are caused by resistent staph (mrsa). Sulfa is a good first line oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is a good acne treatment system?

What is a good  acne treatment system?

Mild Acne: Many previously prescribed acne medications are now available over the counter. For mild facial acne, topical benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and retinol are beneficial. ...Read more