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Hi, I just wanna ask if there's a cure for thin faceskin. my face skin became thin due to harsh soap I use since I was 16..can you help me?

Hi, I just wanna ask if there's a cure for thin faceskin. my face skin became thin due to harsh soap I use since I was 16..can you help me?

I am guessing that: at 22 your skin isn't thinner from harsh soap. You should treat your skin gently with exfoliating cleansers, retinols are converted to retinoic acid which actually thickens the epidermis so start there. But most importantly you need to wear sunscreen to protect your skin from collagen and elastin degradation ...Read more

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After using a harsh soap, my vaginal area has became very irritated, itchy, red, and feels somewhat swollen. Is this a reaction to the soap?

After using a harsh soap, my vaginal area has became very irritated, itchy, red, and feels somewhat swollen. Is this a reaction to the soap?

Absolutely!: Harsh soaps is such a sensitive region can produce exactly what has happened to you. Recommended soaps are Dove, Caress and Ivory applied only to the outside vulva and NOT inside the vagina. By the way, skip the commercial vaginal douches as well. ...Read more

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Do you think soaps are harsh to use on the skin ?

Do you think soaps are harsh to use on the skin ?

Soaps: This really depends on the soap. Dettol soap is and acts more like a anti bacterial. Sunbeam soap yes, Dove no, Ivory no. Also different people react differently to soaps. So its trial and error. Some people do better with moisturizers in the soap so do not. ...Read more

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What is the best soap for the vaginal and rectum area that isn't too harsh for every day use, thank you ?

What is the best soap for the vaginal and rectum area that isn't too harsh for every day use, thank you ?

Best soap. : Some of my most fastidious patients have ended up changing their vaginal flora by using soap too enthusiastically in their genital area. I recommend soaping only the areas exposed when you clench your thighs together. Other than that, I don't recommend any particular type of soap. I do prefer products without parabens. ...Read more

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What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.

What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.

Any without ..: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be inserting soap inside the vagina. There is no need to and it can cause significant irritation. The vagina cleans itself and any "cleaner/douche" shouldn't be used internally as it can cause problems. ...Read more

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What is a SOAP note?

What is a SOAP note?

Medical Note: S= subjective, O = Objective, A = Assessment & T = Plan. ...Read more

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How does oilatum soap work?

Soap: All soaps work essentially the same way. They are a fat/oil mixed with color, fragrance or not. They can be harsh or gentle. Oilatum is gentle and leaves an oil based moisturizer on your skin. Most people love it. ...Read more

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Best antiacne soap in market?

Best antiacne soap in market?

Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read more

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Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

NO: Not unlesss you are allergic to soaps or coloring. ...Read more

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Where can I but phisoderm soap?

Where can I but phisoderm  soap?

Phisoderm: Check your local pharmacy or store chain that has facial cleansers. ...Read more

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Do soaps reflect real life problems?

Do soaps reflect real life problems?

Sometimes.: A number of day-time soap operas have made an attempt to encorporate issues that are prevalent in our society (hiv positivity, gay life style, suicidality etc.). However, hystrionics is what many find entertaining - so there is a lot of that too. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of lux soap?

Lux soap: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

Scent: Jergens musk soap reportedly leaves the skin quite soft with a lingering musk scent. A number of companies make musk soap with a variety of ingredients (i.e. Goat milk). Scent and skin softness/ moisture are reported benefits. ...Read more