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Doctor insights on: Ilex Skin Protectant Medication

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How to have a beautiful skin again using medications ?

How to have a beautiful skin again using medications ?

Healthy lifestyle: From inside to outside. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. ...Read more

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What medication can be used to treat skin boils?

What medication can be used to treat skin boils?

Antibiotics: Boils are usually caused by bacteriae. So antibiotics would help. ...Read more

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Is there a medication to reverse skin discoloration?

Is there a medication to reverse skin discoloration?

Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment. The type of treatment depends on the type of discoloration. ...Read more

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Are there any medications that could reduce melanin in your skin?

Probably not: There are bleaching creams available to reduce the skin pigment but they need to be used regularly and are only partly effective. Chemicals such as phenol can destroy the melanin-producting cells altogether by inducing a chemical burn- however that's probably something you won't want. I don't know if the late Michael Jackson' dermatologist or plastic surgeon has other tricks in his bag or not. ...Read more

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Recent irritation in skin, could this be due to change in medication?

Recent irritation in skin, could this be due to change in medication?

Too vague: "Irritation" means just that: something rubbing or burning, irritating. "Change in medication" has no meaning without specifics of exactly which meds and why the change. No answer is possible without knowledge about the nature of the skin disturbance and details about all meds. ...Read more

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Blood cloots skin injections and oral medication will i have same benefits?

Blood cloots skin injections and oral medication will i have same benefits?

For blood clots: injections are more consistent and effective, if you can be consistent with them of course. With oral medications they can be very effective (newer prothrombin inhibitors) or ineffective/ labor intensive (warfarin). The newer oral medicaitons are reliable though, with the only caveat being they do not have an "antidote" to reverse the anticoagulation if there is bleeding issues. ...Read more

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My skin is turning orange. Could it be my medication or have I been tangoed?

Skin orange: Do you mean yellow? May be liver damage. Eating or drinking too much carrot or tomato juice will do it as well. See your Dr. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness in head and face is that medication or something else?

What to do if I have numbness in head and face is that medication or something else?

Yes u should: You need to see your physician .needs med review and evaluation and a neurology referral might help if no answers
Could be anything or as simple as anxiety ...Read more

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Salam, i was taking some medication then now my color skin change to red please help me thanks.

Salam, i was taking some medication then now my color skin change to red please help me thanks.

Drug eruption: You don't specify the medication, but many drugs can cause a red rash. If the rash does not go away after stopping the medication, something else may be causing it, and you will want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from dark patches on my back and bug bites.. Also my skin looks dull is there a medication to remove those patches?

I have been suffering from dark patches on my back and bug bites.. Also my skin looks dull is there a medication to remove those patches?

Time: These patches usually fade away or lighten significantly with time as long as you are not irritating them. A bleaching cream containing several ingredients may also hasten the fading but it is not inexpensive. For even more expensive option, intense pulse light or laser may be considered. ...Read more

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Since three dsys I am having pain in my rear part of head: what could be the cause? I sm hypertensives and on regular medication. Pl suggest?

Since three dsys I am having pain in my rear part of head: what could be the cause? I sm hypertensives and on regular medication. Pl suggest?

See a doctor: This sounds quite disturbing and could have many different possible causes, many of them potentially severe. You should be examined and possibly need labs and imaging studies to determine what is going on. Call your pcp and discuss with them. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Ihave flakes on the head and face, i had biopsji, this is sebopsorasis, i took many medications , don't help me, please advice , me what I have do?

Ihave flakes on the head  and face, i had biopsji, this is sebopsorasis, i took many medications , don't help me, please advice , me what I have do?

Dermatologist: The next steps depend on the details of which treatments you have tried so far. A dermatologist can evaluate you, review your history and suggest next steps. ...Read more

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What can cause small circular patches of very dry, inflamed skin that appear bilaterally and with no apparent cause? OTC medications are of no help.

What can cause small circular patches of very dry, inflamed skin that appear bilaterally and with no apparent cause? OTC medications are of no help.

You should be: careful of any round patches of dry inflamed skin especially around the elbows and knees. This condition could be psoriasis, which will need to be diagnosed quickly and early on to get treatment. Please see a healthcare provider asap to get properly diagnosed. Thank you for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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What medications treat ringworm of the skin?

What medications treat ringworm of the skin?

"azole" antifungals: Ringworm is usually treated with different types of "azole" antifungal medicines. These are miconazole, ketoconazole, econazole etc. There is also another type of topical antifungal called allyl-amines. Medicines in this class are better at treating dermatophyte fungal infections (ringworm, athletes foot, jock itch, etc). Examples of these allyl-amines are naftifin and lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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What is the best medication for skin whitening?

What is the best medication for skin whitening?

Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more

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What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

What medications can make skin feel like a burn?

Photo sensitizing: Certain photo sensitizing agents can make you sun sensitive and cause you to burn more easily when exposed to uv light. Some examples include doxycycline, some diuretics, retinoids, as well as medications such as psoralens. Note that these are just some examples and by no means is that list complete. ...Read more

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I have skin asthma.What is the best medication can I get?

I have skin asthma.What is the best medication can I get?

Skin allergies? : Guessing you mean skin allergies. I've never heard of skin asthma. They often occur in the same person. If your skin breaks out and you have asthma, it's usually atopic dermatitis or eczema. These types of rashes respond to moisturizers, steroid creams, avoidance of causative allergens/foods and oral antihistamines for itch. ...Read more

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What are some medications to treat chronic red and dry/flaky skin?

Several: It depends on the cause of the dry skin. Moisturizers, steroids, antifungals and others are all potentially helpful depending on the cause. ...Read more

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My son had a skin asthma. My question is what is tha best medication?

Skin conditions: Children have many skin conditions through childhood. Most are self resolving, or respond to over the counter salves, particularly the zinc oxide ointments. Okay to start with your circle of friends, then your local pharmacist for advise. If no resolution, then okay to take your child in for a doc to exam. Be well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to beat a head cold using home remedies no over-the-counter medications?

Is it possible to beat a head cold using home remedies no over-the-counter medications?

Common cold: yes. And no. You can certainly use many home remedies to make yourself more comfortable while the cold runs its course. Getting plenty of rest is also extremely important so the body can heal itself.
However, neither home nor current prescription remedies will actually get rid of the common cold. There is an old saying that a cold lasts 7 days if you treat it, but only a week if you don't. ...Read more