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Has Anyone Tried Emla Cream Breaking Hymen
Wrinkles and Tape: Cordran tape (flurandrenolide tape) is a steroid medicated bandage that might have some value in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin. As a stand alone treatment, topical steroids are not an effective treatment for wrinkles. Some topical skin creams, including some with retin-a, have steroids in them to help reduce the reactive inflammation that goes along with Retin-A treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9yr old son has had rash n cuts near anis. Have tried vasoline, neosporine, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) hydrocortisone, preporationh, lotrimin. Nothing has worked. Help?
Oral medication : Possible is needed a oral anti fungal . Lab test for ti check liver enzimes first. Some times before to recommended anything i will recommending to see a dermatology to found out more. I have many patients with similar problem and with lotrisome cream , plus salicilic can resolve with our to take anti fungal oral medication. Also check atopic dermatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Somewhat: Vaniqa is an anti androgen therapy. It is not as effective as systemic drugs. Flutamide or Eulexin (flutamide) is the most effective treatment we have found. Even so, it doesn't remove or necessarily treat hair that has completely transformed to terminal hair. These hairs are like eyebrow hair and may or may not respond. ...Read more
I heard using hemorrhoid cream (like preparation-h, proctolog cream) can reduce wrinkles. Is it true?
It is not true: Preparation h moisturizes the skin to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It cannot remove them. ...Read more
I've used RetinA cream on penile head, skin got burned by now healed but having PIH. Will Cetaphil cream helps to reduce PIH? or any other cream?
Unclear...: Why did you use RetinA to glans penis - for whitening its discoloration which is common after exposed to estrogen through intercourse? Why are you trying to do with Cetaphile - skin cleanser, which is nothing to do with PIH (pregnancy-induced hypertension)? So, It is better off to ask your local doctors for specifics and relevance of care for your concerned issues. Best to your health... ...Read more
I have had eczema my whole life. I used elocon cream for 21 years . I have severe breakouts without the cream . is this topical steroid withdrawals?
Eczema: Eczema is a chronic disease and this course is quite common with the disease. Make sure you are taking good care of your skin and using a cream or ointment for a moisturizer. You should also not scratch or run the effected skin as this can make the symptoms worse. ...Read more
I've had itchy underarms for about 2 years. no rash or redness. Haven't changed any hygiene products. Antifungal cream works but doesnt last long?
Itchy: Consider a hypoallergenic laundry detergent.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 4 yr old has splitting eczema on his fingertips that isn't healing despite using emollient in bath, moisturisers and steroid cream. What can I do?
My Daughter has diarrhea, buttocks sores and buttock rash. She's taking amox-clav. I've tried Destin, cortisone & clotrimizole. What can I use?
Amox-clav: Amoxicillin- clavulanate can cause diarrhea and diaper rash. Probiotics such as yoghurt with active cultures can help with the diarrhea. Avoid use of cortisone and other steroid creams on inflamed and broken skin. Use antifungal cream such as clortrimazole or terbinafine cream for sores and rash. Desitin can be used layered over the antifungal cream to serve as a barrier to diarrhea. ...Read more
I have very dry skin on my face only. Have tried oils, creams, lotions - some prescription. Nothing works. Should i try ammonium lactate skin cream?
Dry facial skin: 2 questions 1. Is it dryness? Conditions that can have flaking and scaling on the face include seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and others. 2. If it is dryness, it's important to eliminate things that would contribute to it, such as harsh soaps, washcloths, extensive exfoliation, fragrances/dyes, etc. Most ammonium lactate lotions are too irritating to the face. Please see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Not yet: Quickclear is an herbal remedy of several ingredients. Once someone has herpes they have the virus forever. Some have rare recurrences and some have frequent outbreaks. Antivirals such as Acyclovir can be taken daily to help prevent recurrences or taken in multiple doses at onset of outbreak to shorten duration. ...Read more
Hmmm: No sure what that cream is. Episiotomies heal well. In general no scar is visible. So need for a cream most likely not there. ...Read more
I suffer from PFB. I've recently started using a 10% benzoyl peroxide bar and cocoa butter lotion, with no noticable improvement. What else can I use?
PFB: Patient Friendly Billing? Precious First Born? You've got me. What's PFB? ...Read more
My 1 year old son has severe keratosis polaris on his cheeks. I have tried all OTC creams (Cera Ve, LAC Hydrin) reccomended by dermatologist - none helped. Anything else I can do?
Inherited: Keratosis pillars is generally a hereditary dermatological condition that is difficult to manage and impossible to cure. Topical retinoids or oral antibiotics may be useful when there is inflammation present. Urea creams may be used daily for maintenance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers