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How To Know If A Wart Freeze Is Working
Dermatend: Dermatend claims to be an herbal cream that removes moles and skin tags. Would i ever endorse a patient use this? No. The reasons being: 1. It probably won't work. 2. There are good moles and there are bad moles. It's sometimes really hard to know which is which. If this cream works how they claim it works, it will make dangerous moles much harder to diagnose and keep an eye on. ...Read more
Likely Not Soon: If you are truly allergic to animal dander like cat and dog it is unlikely to get better. Allergic sensitization can change with time, but don't expect abrupt resolution overnight. See an Allergist to confirm sensitivity and treat with nasal sprays and antihistamines. Avoidance also key. If you have pets limit access to bedroom, HEPA filters, frequent washing. Allergy shots can also be helpful. ...Read more
Is it possible to remove a mole using just home remedies? if so how? and will it leave a scar? if so is it possible or how can I remove it? THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!
No: The only way to remove a mole is with a procedure. The good news is it can usually be done under local anesthetic, and sometimes the scar is not very visible. Sometimes what looks like a mole can actually be a skin cancer, like a malignant melanoma. So if there is a change in it, see a doctor. ...Read more
ASK YOUR DOCTOR: We would need to know about your medical problem. Your dr will know & may want to see you again before advising return to work. ...Read more
How safe is it to get a DNA on a baby before its born? And how far along do you need to be? How is it done?
Fetal DNA -: hello ! Firstly, fetal DNA comes from fetal cord sample, done after 16 wks AND before 21 weeks under u/sound. Its risky, significant risk of miscarriage, but if you are looking for significant disease AND are prepared to abort the pregnancy if you find it, then its invaluable. I would NOT advise it if you are not prepared to have an abortion if the fetus proved +ve for the disease you are seek.THX ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm going to get a chemical peel and I want to know if there is anything I have to do prepare my skin for this? Or is it not necessary?
Depends : Some peels like the Vi do not require preparation. However some others are better if for a few weeks pre peel you have a regimen of hydroquinone and retin-a which is discontinued a week before the peel. I would speak to your doctor about if you require a pre peel program ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to leave stitches in for too long? How would i know it's time to get them removed by a doc?
Yes: Have them taken out when advised. Otherwise you can get infections and bad scars. ...Read more
Will aldara (imiquimod) 5% cream get rid of genital warts and how long does it generally take? Or would it be more effective to have a dr. Freeze them off?
Looking for a find doctor that is using carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of Bartholin's cyst. Let me know if you are doing it or know who does.
Not common: That is a not a common approach to the treatment of a bartholins cyst. You will likely have to contact doctors in your area and ask this specific question of their office staff. ...Read more
What is a cortosone shot supposed to do for carpal tunnel? How do I know if it is helping or not?
What is a quick way to stop diarrhea? I wanted to see if i could help my dad from it. If there is a type of medicine, i recommend to use it.
Peptobismol: You can buy peptobismol. Take care to find out what caused diarrhea. Sometimes you should let the diarrhea run its own course. Just taking small sips of water to stay hydrated. And lots of rest. Imodium (loperamide) is stronger and only a single dose should be taken. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hemorrhoid and I heard the only way to get rid of it is to tie it with a rubber band so it'll fall off. Does a doctor need to do it or can I?
NO: There are two kinds of hemorrhoids, internal and external. If you have large internal hemorrhoids, they can be banded so that the blood supply is cut off and they eventually go away. This is NOT something you can do yourself. There are also external hemorrhoids which can be treated with suppositories, sitz baths, or surgery. You need to see a GI doc or a surgeon for evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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