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Doctor insights on: How Can I Take Care Of The Skin Of My Teenage Daughter

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How can I help my teenage daughter to take care of her skin?

How can I help my teenage daughter to take care of her skin?

Consistency!: Cleansing daily is a good idea, or even twice daily, especially if she wears makeup. For acne, use a medicated cleanser with benzoyle peroxide. To treat significant acne, try benzoyle peroxide cream. Her dr. Can prescribe a stronger medication if needed. Remember: skin needs to be taken care of every day, and tending to it cannot stop when skin looks better. ...Read more

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How can I best take care of a rash on my 3 year olds face and arms?

How can I best take care of a rash on my 3 year olds face and arms?

Rash: The rash in a 3 year old can be from a variety of causes. For best treatment, you need to have the rash diagnosed properly consult your pediatrician first. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my dry skin?

How can I take care of my dry skin?

Moisturizers: Over the counter moisturizers such as eucerin and lubriderm are helpful. Stay away from scented products. Take short lukewarm showers and pat yourself dry after showering. Apply the moisturizer after showering. See the link below for more info: http://www.Kleinallergy.Com/allergies.Html#6. ...Read more

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75yr age span from grandma to son, and I take care of both. How long can I do this and keep my health?

75yr age span from grandma to son, and I take care of both. How long can I do this and keep my health?

Take breaks: Caretakers can wear out & become ill themselves if they fail to arrange periodic breaks from caretaking. Other relatives may spell you or you can arrange for trusted professionals/friends to give you a day or two away from the stress. Council on aging may suggest daycare center for grandma, for example. If your son has special needs, you may find a nearby support group that can help. ...Read more

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How can I take care of abrassion of the toes?

How can I take care of abrassion of the toes?

Ointment : Apply either silverdene ointment or triple antibiotic ointment on the abrasion with simple dressing changes daily. Wash with soap and water daily. Best of luck. ...Read more

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My 1 year old daughter was burnt on her leg from the steam of the iron..How should I take care of this...And how do I get the mark to go away?

My 1 year old daughter was burnt on her leg from the steam of the iron..How should I take care of this...And how do I get the mark to go away?

Scalds: Burn from steam are scalds, if exposure was brief and the area burnt is really small then, rinsing the burn immediately under cold tap water for 10 min, do not put a bandage or gauze around. If a blister forms then it's a second degree burn, do not pop the blister. For pain tylenol (acetaminophen) can work. If the burn is bigger and deeper then her doctor will prescribe silvadine cream. ...Read more

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Hello doctor i am suffering with pus pimples on my scalp, what is the proper treatment for it and how to get rid of the asap?

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i am suffering with pus pimples on my scalp, what is the proper treatment for it and how to get rid of the asap?

Antibiotics: You likely have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicles. Minocin (minocycline) or doxycycline, prescription antibiotics, are often helpful but can take several months to be fully effective. You can also ask your doctor for a prescription of topical Clindamycin solution. You can try a tar shampoo like t-gel by neutrogena. Best to see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my body and Or myself as a teen guy?

How can I take care of my body and Or myself as a teen guy?

Eat, be merry, peace: Young men's highest cause of death is violence or accidents. So think peace, man! Wear helmets, seat-belts, & avoid risky behaviors, especially if due to peer-pressure, Eat a healthy diet, optimize weight, be active and fit. Avoid ads for junk food, or junk meds, or junk, treatments. Safer sex. Respect others. Educate yourself to avoid things that increase risk of cancer, heart disease. Smile! ...Read more

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How can i take care of my acne prone skin?

How can i take care of my acne prone skin?

18 year old: W/cane. This is fairly common w/someone your age. Keep slim clean and avoid transfers and oily foods. Please see your doc or a dermatologist for more specific advice. Keep a strong spirt and positive and respectful attitude toward self and others as this condition fades. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I take care of horrible skin?

We need to have a: better idea of what the skin condition is that you are battling. The approach is quite different depending on what the problem is. Consider clarifying and re-asking or consulting with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can I take to reduce the reddening of my hands?

What can I take to reduce the reddening of my hands?

WHY?: Need more info?........Did you touch anything? Anywhere else? If non use some benadyl cream or hydricortisone cream both are over the counter. ...Read more

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How can I take care of my eyes?

How can I take care of my eyes?

Watch your diet and: blood pressure, and eat as many high antioxidant vegetables and fruits, and eye vitamins to hep out. Protect your eyes from UV rays, and exercise and keep your circulation going. Rest well too, and protect your eyes from any possible trauma too. ...Read more

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I get pimples in my scalp/face and parts of body. How can I prevent this?

I get pimples in my scalp/face and parts of body. How can I prevent this?

See PMD: Detailed hx and exam, labs needed for your age. In general take muliti vit supplement, avoid indoor animals, plants, exercise to sweat- opens skin pores. ...Read more

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I would like to know the treatment for light bruises on my penis? Due to nails of my wife .How to quickheal them.

I would like to know the treatment for light bruises on my penis? Due to nails of my wife .How to quickheal them.

Can't: A bruise there is like a bruise anywhere else--it will take time (likely 7-10 days) to heal / resolve. ...Read more

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I have two blisters on the bottom of each of my feet. What is the best way to take care of them? Should I just leave them to their own healing?

I have two blisters on the bottom of each of my feet. What is the best way to take care of them? Should I just leave them to their own healing?

With a sterile : Instrument, I.e a needle poke so that the fluid oozes out, then apply an antiseptic like beta dine to dry out and prevent infection with a bandaid to top it off. ...Read more