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How Long Before Belara Helps Acne
Hi there, I will appreciate your help. I tool belara contraceptive pill last month for acne reasons. This is the 21 pack pill. I took all the pill su?
There's no telling: I was able to stop using medication at age 50. Hang in there. ...Read more
4 wks with skin care: It will usually take about a minimum of 4 weeks for the acute effects of tobacco intake to subside with some cutaneous changes being irreversible. Medication and skin care will help as well. ...Read more
About 2 months: The scar matures and the iron pigment, if any, disperses. It's critical that you understand that acne is a chronic, incurable disease that eventually remits as you get older, and that is can be managed by you in collaboration with your physician. If 5% topical benzoyl peroxide 2x/day hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. Best wishes. ...Read more
May be decades: The good news is that it is manageable with 21st century medications, and it's your right if you are an adult, your duty to a young person for whom you are responsible. I was able to stop taking systemic tetracycline when I was about 50. Any physician is able to offer effective treatment. ...Read more
Depends: If there is no new active pimple occurring in the same area, the old red marks should go away in weeks if not days. But if repeat episodes of pimple "attacking" the same regions, the red marks are going to last a long time, sometimes turning into dark brown marks (or "black" in colored skin). ...Read more
Don't know: Don't even know that it really works. ...Read more
Can I take 50mg of zinc a day without any effects (long term or otherwise)? I'm nearly 21yrs old and I take it for acne trouble.
Zinc for acne: According to the online version of the merck manual for medical professionals "…the recommended upper limit for zinc intake is 40 mg/day. Toxicity is rare. Ingesting doses of elemental zinc ranging from 100 to 150 mg/day for prolonged periods interferes with copper metabolism and causes low blood copper levels, RBC microcytosis, neutropenia, and impaired immunity…." best to lower your dose. ...Read more
I have stopped taking tetracylsal for acne today and I want to start trying for a baby, how long should I wait to start trying?
Acne: We don't know your age and it is difficult to make recommendation without knowing that. Tetracycline is no longer prescribed for Acne due to its problems and much better alternatives so I'm not sure what you were on. Please talk to the doctor who was managing your Acne to determine how long it may take to clear the body. ...Read more
I have some acnes on my cheeks& I went to many doctors& they advised me of taking Roaccutane. Is it benificial? & what are its long term side effects?
I've been taking tetracylsal for acne the past two weeks, my boyfriend and I are wanting to try for a baby, how long does it take tablets to leave sys?
About 20-24 hours: The half life of the medicine is 10 hours, so only 1/2 of a dose taken at noon would be out of the system by 10 PM and the remaining would gradually be metabolized or excreted in the next 10 or so hours. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the severity of the disease and the treatment used. ...Read more
Some stay: Many acne scars, stains and red marks are in for the long haul. People get skin resurfacing and laser skin care to address these troublesome issues. Avoid picking at all costs because it causes more problems. See your kedspa doctor for solutions that help resolve your skin marks. ...Read more
How long should you wait until you see results from acne products? I've been using clinique 3 step for 4 days and my acne is getting worse.
Look for Exp.: Look on the bottle for expiration dates. Make sure to store the product under proper conditions. Keep away from light and heat. If you do not see an expiration date, then typically you should discard most products after 3 months of the purchase date. ...Read more
1-3 months old: In my experience, all but the most mild cases of infant acne peak in the second month of life and then fade gradually over the following few weeks. I tell parents that it will probably get worse before it gets better. Happily, in some cases, both they and I are pleasantly suprised. ...Read more
Several days: Several days depending on the length and severitiy of the infection. ...Read more
Give it two weeks: If you're not seeing good results by this time, get back with your physician. If you have been given a different interval to wait, trust your physician. Good luck. ...Read more
DependsAnswerDepends: For some people they work and others not at all. If give them a couple of months befor giving up. You must remember the pills alone will never work if you do not have strict hygeine! ...Read more
Acne treatment: This is confusing, you are 45 years old and live in South Carolina? That's hard to believe since most 45 year olds are not on birth control for Acne break outs and Diannete is banned in France, Canada and U.S. How can we help you if you won't even provide the minimal information we need. Talk to your doctor where ever you are. ...Read more
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