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How can I avoid skin breakouts during drug detox?

How can I avoid skin breakouts during drug detox?

Acne medications: Acne flare-ups during drug detox or other times of life can be treated with routine acne medications. This includes over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide creams or gels. A doctor can also prescribe antibiotic gels such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t gel and/or retinoids such as differin gel. Detox is a stressful time, so one should be sure not to over-scrub, over-wash, or otherwise irritate his or her skin. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do in order to reduce extremely oily skin and oily hair without taking medication.

Is there anything i can do in order to reduce extremely oily skin and oily hair without taking medication.

Topicals: Absolutely. Go for a good medical grade facial and consider daily use of medical grade skincare products. Will work great. ...Read more

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How do I manage oily skin during pregnancy?

How do I manage oily skin during pregnancy?

Face soap : The hormones of pregnancy can cause acne and oily skin. Use a good face cleanser designed for oily skin. There are many brands available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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How can I manage excess body hair in pregnancy?

How can I manage excess body hair in pregnancy?

Hair remover: It it due to the high levels of Progesterone which acts like a male hormone. It can cause hair growth. ...Read more

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I'm 23 and I still get severe pimples. Is there a natural way to treat my skin to avoid this mess? I want to avoid medications and salves/creams.

I'm 23 and I still get severe pimples. Is there a natural way to treat my skin to avoid this mess? I want to avoid medications and salves/creams.

Acne: Natural treatments don't have much value, although there are many folks who'd like you to believe in their salves, creams, lotions, and potions. Unfortunately, your desire to avoid medications and other creams and salves kinds of limits options. Practice good skin hygiene, don't overdo cleansing or washing, and maybe reconsider your "natural" choices. ...Read more

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How can I avoid a green face after shaving?

How can I avoid a green face after shaving?

Uncertain: Do you use any products that contain dyes? Is the green discoloration just at the hair follicle - if yes - I would get checked to rule out infection. ...Read more

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How can I break up drinking caffeine to avoid dependence and becoming addicted it?

How can I break up drinking caffeine to avoid dependence and becoming addicted it?

Caffeine Dependence: I commend you for your desire for avoiding dependence on Caffeine. Do not be VICTIM of strong desire to take Caffeine or Craving. Become Captain over your cravings causing anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, insomnia, stomach irritation, increased heart rate Limit intake to maximum of 300 mg/day; gradually decrease it; Feel good about your control. Use different Teas Daily exercise, Nature walks, ...Read more

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How to prevent acne? I get breakouts when i'm in the sun. And i can't use benzoyl peroxide as it irritates my skin. Please help

How to prevent acne? I get breakouts when i'm in the sun. And i can't use benzoyl peroxide as it irritates my skin. Please help

Ideas: If you cannot tolerate benzoyl peroxide, your physician will probably offer you topical clindamycin. This is likely to give you a good result. If you can use the oral contraceptive pill, it may clear you. Your physician has other remedies as well. Talk with him/her also about a good sunscreen. ...Read more

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How can I avoid toxic exposure during pregnancy?

How can I avoid toxic exposure during pregnancy?

Route of exposure: The three most common routes of exposure to toxins are oral (ingestion), respiratory (breathing in), transdermal (through the skin). Learn the potential toxins and avoid the routes above. Remember each toxin or toxoid has an entry route & specific combination of symptoms. Some common are tobacco smoke and smog in air, heavy metals and pharmaceuticals for oral, and oil based toxic substance 4skin. ...Read more

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How can I most effectively avoid saggy skin during a weight loss regiment?

Excess skin : It is possible that since you are under forty years old, the skin will have enough elasticity left to contract on its own. ...Read more

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How can I stop oily skin and pimples?

How can I stop oily skin and pimples?

Acne: Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Otc salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide washes are often tried initially and decrease oiliness. ...Read more

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I have extremely fair skin. What products can I use to eliminate blemishes?

I have extremely fair skin. What products can I use to eliminate blemishes?

Prevention: Consistent use of sun screen even if it is not sunny and you are mostly indoors, may prevent the development of blemishes. ...Read more

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What is a safe product I can use to kill parasites while nursing and how long should I wait to nurse after ingesting castor oil?

What is a safe product I can use to kill parasites while nursing and how long should I wait to nurse after ingesting castor oil?

What parasites?: Different drugs are used for different parasites, so a drug can then be recommended based on effectiveness and safety. Although there is no specific data on breast feeding and castor oil, it is reported that very little of the active ingredient in castor oil is absorbed from the intestine, so levels would be very low in B milk and would pass out of the colon with a bowel movement. ...Read more

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Sir, my skin is oily.And acne prone.....How can I use sunscreen ..Becoz after using it , skin become more oily..And if not then how can I save from sun.

Vitamin C Serum: Is a great alternative anti-oxidant for the skin. It's light and although not a physical block, it's other properties are helpful. Important to get the acne controlled. See your dermatologist. Also consult a clinical nutritionist to begin an anti- inflammatory diet. ...Read more

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How can I get fairer and baby smooth skin. How can I prevent and cure ance fast?

How can I get fairer and baby smooth skin. How can I prevent and cure ance fast?

Acne : Depending on the severity of the acne, combination therapy with topical antibacterials , retinoids , and sometimes oral antibiotics or Accutane may be prescribed . See your dermatologist to evaluate the acne and prescribe the appropriate treatment . In any case there are no quick cures yet over time the skin can improve. ...Read more

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How can I avoid skin breakouts during drug detox?

Acne medications: Acne flare-ups during drug detox or other times of life can be treated with routine acne medications. This includes over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide creams or gels. A doctor can also prescribe antibiotic gels such as Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t gel and/or retinoids such as differin gel. Detox is a stressful time, so one should be sure not to over-scrub, over-wash, or otherwise irritate his or her skin. ...Read more

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How do you make skin smooth and avoid breakouts?

How do you make skin smooth and avoid breakouts?

Retina: Retina differin, (adapalene) epidou, Atralin are retinoids or vitamin acid creams which can clear blackheads and prevent further breakouts. Topical antibiotics can be used in combination. ...Read more

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How can doctors say your skin does not breakout everywhere during the first 2-3 months on Accutane when i broke out everywhere ? I don't get it. :(

How can doctors say your skin does not breakout everywhere during the first 2-3 months on Accutane when i broke out everywhere ? I don't get it. :(

Dosage too high?: I have been prescribing Accutane for 30+ years and my patients never get worse before they get better. When it happens, it's usually because the prescribing doctor has started with too high a dosage. But what's done is done. Stay the course, and your acne will subside. Patience is a virtue. ...Read more

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I have oily dehydrated sensitive skin prone to breakouts. Troubled with whiteheads blackheads pimples. How can I avoid acne and get rid of pimples?

Oily skin: Oily skin accumulate s sebum in skin pores causing blackheads and whiteheads. Keep skin dry Use glycol acid wash or salicylate acid. Apply Retin A (tretinoin) cream at night. Avoid oily solutions on skin. Diet of less fatty acids and carbohydrates Pkentty of water to drink. Consult your Dermatologist. See other responses on HealthTap by other doctors. ...Read more

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Why does stress cause my skin to breakout?

Stress and Acne: Stress can also produce more hormones by stimulating the adrenal glands. In fact, hormonal problems are usually the culprit when it comes to people who have severe cystic acne. The adrenal glands produce cortisol, which can cause the sebaceous glands to produce more sebum. As a result, the skin can become oily. The oil can mix with dead skin cells and bad bacteria can be trapped causing acne. ...Read more

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For what reason does my skin continue to breakout?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Why does my skin breakout after I use an astringent?

May be harsh: The astringent you are using may be harsh on your skin. See your dermatologist to design a treatment regimen. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat dry skin and to clear breakouts?

What can I use to treat dry skin and to clear breakouts?

Moisturisers/steroid: Use moisturisers after bathing daily and mild to medium potency corticosteroid cream or ointment during flare ups. ...Read more

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I turned 19 today and since 1 month my skin is full of breakout on cheeks i tried adalpalene gel but no result...help me?

Options for acne: Consider seeing a dermatologist if it gets worse. When being treated for acne, it's important to be patient & during initial stage of treatment, acne may seem to be worse before it gets better. Other options include vitamin A derivative topical meds, short course of oral antibiotics, & systemic vitamin A derivative (reserved for the most severe case). Besides meds, keep skin clean & avoid makeup ...Read more

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I work around deep fryers and my skin is getting really oily and breaking out, what can I do to make my face not breakout?

Shield & care wash: Shield you face/skin from both the heat and oils. While the details are complex & only partially understood, acne increases in teens, any time skin oil secretions ?, do no readily drain & the sebaceous glands get infected. Increased heat (sweat & skin oil secretion), embarrassment & oils on skin promote problems. Wash frequently & carefully, warm to open pores & remove oils. Use care & experiment. ...Read more

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Started on ginette pill for my skin,its 1st month,however I have more breakouts now than I had before,should I continue using it? I am a 34yr female

Started on ginette pill for my skin,its 1st month,however I have more breakouts now than I had before,should I  continue using it? I am a 34yr female

Ginette/skin pblms?: Many women on low dose bcps do not take them at the same time every evening. The dose is low in estrogen, so in some cases, the estrogen is gone by the time the next pill is taken, causing estrogen withdrawal, which could activate skin problems. Take the active pills within the hour taken the previous day, and in the evening, so you don't run out during sleep time. ...Read more

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What is a great home remedy for skin breakouts?

Home remedy acne: Home remedies include: tea tree oil, honey, witch hazel, apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, baking soda, and pepto-bismol. The bacteria that cause acne are very sensitive to bismuth. ...Read more

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Does humira (adalimumab) cause irritating skin breakouts?

Does humira (adalimumab) cause irritating skin breakouts?

Yes: If you mean skin rashes, the answer is yes. Discuss this problem with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more