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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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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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If you take ssri for>8yrs, does some get stored in fat tissue, so fasting/detox, you end up with more drug in the blood like addicts during rehab?

If you take ssri for>8yrs, does some get stored in fat tissue, so fasting/detox, you end up with more drug in the blood like addicts during rehab?

Possible?: Many drugs are stored in fat tissue. If the ssri is stored in your fat and then you burn this same fat that contains the drug, then it seems posible that you could experience drug like effects from this stored psychoactive chemical. ...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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Which drugs are typically used to reduce withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox?

Which drugs are typically used to reduce withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox?

Librium: Benzodiazepines like Librium but in the setting of a rehab center while hospitalized. I suspect other benzodiazepine may do the trick. Ask a physician dedicated to alcohol, and drugs rehab. ...Read more

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Help please! what drugs are typically used to reduce withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox?

Benzodiazepine: Benzodiazepine are most commonly used for withdrawal fluids some multivitamins thiamine folic a acid under medical supervision. ...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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How can I help my friend detox from drug use?

How can I help my friend detox from drug use?

Detox difficult: If your friend has a serious problem and trusts you, be supportive and get him/her to a detox facility. Depending on what they are on, it may require medical supervision. The hardest thing for us to do, is to convince someone they need help. Sometimes they will listen to a friend much more than a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm feeling thirstier than usual during a detox diet. Is that normal?

I'm feeling thirstier than usual during a detox diet. Is that normal?

Yes: Any diet that makes you burn fat will draw more fluid out of your body. Fat burns into ketones which are filtered out by your kidneys. The ketones take water with them as they leave your body in the urine. If you are thirsty or your tongue is dry or white, then you need to drink more water. Your own liver and kidneys normally do a great job of detoxing your body. Good luck on your diet! ...Read more

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