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How to use permite?

How to use permite?

Permite: Permite cream (permethrin) is a topical medication designed to treat patients with scabies or crab lice. It works by paralyzing and killing any mites and their eggs after absorption from the skin. Check with your doctor to determine how they want you to use this. ...Read more

Dr. James Jeng
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Silver Sulfadiazine (Definition)

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How do you correctly apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) to a burn?

How do you correctly apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) to a burn?

Thin coat: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is used to suppress bacterial growth. It only takes a thin application, best applied with a gauze pad.It needs to be washed and re-applied every 8 hours. It is ineffective after 8 hours. ...Read more

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Can I use bacitracin( (polysporin) to treat impetigo?

Can I use bacitracin( (polysporin) to treat impetigo?

Usually works best: when used in conjunction with oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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How to use condom?

How to use condom?

Sexuality: This is probably not the forum for sexual technique lessons. But, i bet you can find on youtube a demonstration or explanation on sites like wikipedia where there is more room to discuss this. I often have my patients get a sexual techniques book such as "the joy of sex". ...Read more

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How do I best use sunblock to prevent sunburns?

How do I best use sunblock to prevent sunburns?

Let dry for 30 mins: Agree with all of dr. Stuarts recommendations, but would include leaving the sunblock dry for a minimum of 30 minutes to ensure maximum protection. ...Read more

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How can you use gemstones to heal yourself?

How can you use gemstones to heal yourself?

Gems & Health: I know of no data that supports the effectiveness of using gems for health. Please see your doctor. Consider using gems as things of beauty to relax you and for enjoyment but not to treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to heal toothpaste burn on face? Can I use vasaline?

Burn?.: I am not so sure if it is burned by toothpaste... Never heard of that.. You might be allergic or sensitive to a component of this tooth paste, specially if it is a new brand you are using.. But vaseline can not damage, since you're asking ...Read more

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How to apply vagisil?

How to apply vagisil?

Package insert: Follow the directions on the package insert. Insert it into the vagina for aplication. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream is safe to use for eczema?

Does anyone know if silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream is safe to use for eczema?

Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) Cream: There are many references in medical literature regarding silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream being used in the treatment of eczema. The major use is when the eczema is advanced enough that sores are present and an anti-microbial in indicated to reduce the risk of infection. I would not use it unless there are open sores or an indication of infection as it may contribute to inflammation if the skin is sensitive. ...Read more

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Can you use neosporin ointment to treat phimosos instead of using steroids?

Can you use neosporin ointment to treat phimosos instead of using steroids?

Depends: The most common cause of phimosis is recurrent infection/inflammation and this is usually fungal in this area. I find best results with combined anti fungal and steroid cream. In rare instances neosporin could benefit. ...Read more

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How to treat nail fungus? What to do or use fast?

How to treat nail fungus? What to do or use fast?

No "quick" fix: There are topical and oral antifungal medications available for the treatment of nail fungus. Specialized lasers are also now available for treatment of fungal nail infections. Have your nails evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to use kinohimitsu acne aid regimen?

How to use kinohimitsu acne aid regimen?

This isn't science: From its ads, this is a pricey drink containing fermented yeast and hydrolyzed collagen ("birds nests"). I have no reason to think it will touch your acne or provide any other benefit. They make other weird concoctions that they claim will make old ladies' breasts bigger, heal men's facial scars, etc. Try something real. If benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you in 2 weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more

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How long can i use nuforce shampoo is this safe to use ?

How long can i use nuforce shampoo is this safe to use
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NUFORCE SHAMPOO SAFE: NUFORCE SHAMPOO CONTAINS THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT KETOCONAZOLE. I HAVE NEVER SEEN A BAD REACTION FROM KETOCONAZOLE, BUT IF YOUR SCALP GETS ITCHY FROM IT, STOP IT AND USE A DIFFERENT SHAMPOO FOR AWHILE. ...Read more

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Good products to use to treat blackheads?

Good products to use to treat blackheads?

Retinoic acid: Derivatives of this compound are often very helpful applied topically, whether you have coexisting acne or not. ...Read more

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How to use garlic on boils?

How to use garlic on boils?

Moxibustion: In traditional chinese medicine, a garlic poultice can be used in combination with moxibustion to treat a boil. ...Read more

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How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

How long do I need to use Mederma stretch mark cream for effect?

No definite timeline: Stretch marks, or striae distensae, behave like scars in that they are the result of skin expansion that stretches the skin leading to skin injury with a thin, atrophic scar. Scars creams, like mederma, may help with some of the discoloration, especially if used for three to four months. Generally, discoloration should improve anyway as the stretch mark matures and lasers may help down the road. ...Read more

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How do you use honey to prevent and cure infection?

How do you use honey to prevent and cure infection?

Smear it on!: After proper initial proper wound treatment and cleaning, you may cover the wound(s) with honey as you would with an antiseptic ointment. Tt can decrease healing time and stave off wound infections. ...Read more

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Will silvadene harm the good skin around the wound it's helping to heal?

Will silvadene harm the good skin around the wound it's helping to heal?

Silvadene will help: Silvadene around wound will help - The only think to consider if you have Sulfa allergy will make wound more inflammed - so make sure there are no sulfa reaction in the past ...Read more

Dr. Lori Semel
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Silvadene (Definition)

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