Doctor insights on:
What's the effect of diamond hydra or diamond peel? How many times do I need to undergo this treament to see the effect?
Microdermabrasion: These procedures, both types of microdermabrasion, serve only to polish the upper layer of skin. There is some contention among some experts that microdermabrasion actually stimulates collagen repair below the epidermis. I personally find in my patients that a monthly microdermabrasion actually does continually polish the skin, increase translucency, and removes minor defects. ...Read more
Difference between cortisone and hydra cortisone ? Can hydra cortisone creams be used regularly? Doing wonders to my skin!
It depends...: The two drugs are slightly different in that hydrocortisone is just a little more potent. However, both work similarly. As to using them regularly, the question becomes why the need for continued use. If you have a skin condition that is present whenever you do not use the cream, then it is a good idea to see your doctor about it so that it can be better assessed. There may be a more appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Cosmetic not medical: These are not truly pharmaceutical grade ingredients so it is difficult to compare and advise ...Read more
Need better dx.:
Hydra=u probably mean hydroehalus=water on brain and can cause hadaches tiredness and vomiting etc if not treated.
Encephalitis is infection within brain and can causebrain destruction. Some treatments available bur DX requires spinal tap. If hydro DX by MRI and do not do tap.It is quite possible based on symptons you need additional testing and treatment. ...Read more
I am HB E Beta thalassaemic patient. I am taking regular Hydra capsule prescribed by my doctor. is it right for me?
You need: to consult with your doctor and possibly a hematologist. It is not our place on Health tap to question the treatment of your physician. ...Read more
I'm using hydra sense and drixoral for nasal drip. Is it best just to use stuff like that or is there natural ways to prevent is it(diet) or prescriptions? Thanks
Post nasal drip: There are really no dietary interventions to prevent post nasal drip. The neti pot can help some (similar in theory to the hydrasense). One of the best prescription treatments for nasal symptoms/post nasal drip due to allergic rhinitis is a nasal steroid like Flonase or nasonex (mometasone). ...Read more
What is the best way to restore moisture after using differin (adapalene) 0.1% treatment? Hydra facial? And how often?
I have: I have patients use cera ve cream. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can I mix a pea size amount of hydra cortisone with any cream or serum as to prevent any allergy or irritation?
I have dark under arms and dark spots between my breasts with lines or creases and I've been taking hydra oil but its not working, what can I do?
See a dermatologist : For a proper prescription got your skin type ...Read more
Rhoto hydra : Rhoto hydra is commercial preparation , containing hydroprpyl methycellulose, a component of most eyelubricants. Directly answering the question: yes if the cause of redness is a dry eye or insufficient tear production. Even so, a proper diagnosis needs to be made. See your ophthamologist. There are other more appropriate medications for the dry eye patient. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 1 10 miligram or 1 and a 1/2 10miligram loritab or hydra codeine while breast feeding ? My daughter is 2 1/2 months old
Common: Unfortunately, it is a common change with aging, and some of us are genetically predisposed to have more rapid and/or more pronounced disc dessication than others. Remaining active & hydrated help some. Others recommend periodic inversion (hanging upside down) to "stretch" the discs & encourage uptake of fluids/nutrients--? If works, but helps w/discomfort in some and has little (upside-)downside. ...Read more
Dehydration: Make sure that your baby is well hydrated you can try with small amount of fluids every 15 minutes and if your baby does not tolerate please take him to the doctor. ...Read more
TPN: I believe what you are asking is what is peripheral nutrition. Tpn (total parenteral nutrition) is the process of giving nutrients in their simplest form intravenously. This is usually done when the bowels can not be used, either temporarily or permanently (less common). ...Read more
Maybe if very ill: If a person is either mildly under-hydrated because he hadn't drank much fluids that day, normally hydrated, or mildly over-hydrated because he had drank a lot of fluids, his kidneys still should be working normally, so his blood test to estimate his GFR should still be valid. If a person is very ill, and has quite abnormal hydration, his abnormal blood test results may not reflect his usual gfr. ...Read more
Melons: Melons contain quite a bit of water, but this may not be enough for rehydration in hot months. Drink plenty of water as well. ...Read more
Replenishment: You can replenish both electrolytes and water by drinking liquids such as gatorade that have both. Citric juices are also good sources of fluids and potassium. If you're volume depleted, from lack of water intake, drinking water is the best, fastest and cheapest way to cure your dehydration. ...Read more
Sue hiltzmann MELT: Sue hiltzmann had a fitness video and she woke up with pain in her foot, she discovered series of light touch exercises she calls melt method she is supposed to have hydrated her connective tissues which she claims healed her foot.She belives her melt method can help all kind of pain and also reverse aging.According to her theory chronic pain is due to connective tissue dehydration. ...Read more
What percentage of adult men's weight is body water? And can you use body water percentage to measure hydration?
In a male, 60% of body weight is water. In women, it is 50%. You typically cannot use body water percentage to measure hydration.
The best way to hydrate is to thirst: that is the most powerful stimulus for drinking water. Also, if your urine is dark, that usually means you are dehydrated as well. ...Read more
Unlikely: If you have a normal gastrointestinal system, it would take a massive volume of water over time to cause diarrhea. If you have a GI virus, trying to hydrate can cause diarrhea to worsen and you may need IV fluids then. Dehydration, caused by simple evaporation from skin or low water intake will not cause diarrhea. ...Read more