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Is It Okay To Wax If You Have Psoriasis
An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more
Not likely: Shellfish allergy is caused by an allergic reaction to the proteins in shellfish "meat" that occurs after ingestion or inhalation of shellfish. I'm not very familiar with "blond tips" but if it's hair dye/coloring, then i suspect there is no shellfish flesh component. It is always helpful to read labels to identify a "hidden" allergen. ...Read more
Maybe: If you are shedding virus, you could potentially spread the disease. Still, in a tub of water, it would be very diluted and would not survive for long outside of your body. As long as you are bathing alone, i suspect it would be extremely unlikely that you would spread the infection. ...Read more
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Wait until the infection is resolved.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to wear a tampon if you think you may have had an early miscarriage? Also how easy is it to get pregnant again?
Family Practice: Yes but you should be examined if it persists after treatment. ...Read more
No!: Even if you do smoke and have been smoking for years and trying to quit, it is much better for your immune system if you refrain from smoking during an eye infection. Studies have shown that even the equivalent of 1-2 cigarettes a day reduces the immune response to infection and makes it harder to clear the infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to make my eyebrows tattoo or implant eyebrows if I have diabetes type 2&hba1c 7 or it is better not to do that?
Better not: Tattoos are form of self-mutilation. It is bad enough for people in good health. You risk infection by having tattoos. Also your taste may change and you may regret having a permanent make up that you may not be fond of. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Depends: Is the dermatitis on the hands or on the penis? If you have an inflammed penis, you should make sure to avoid infection and worsening dermatitis. You should wash well and use liberal lubricants. You should wash well afterwards and apply appropriate topicals and or medications. Why the dermatitis. First see a doctor and get treated. Avoid things causing the inflammation. Use common sense. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure.: The scalp is one of the most common areas of involvement for psoriasis; some people have it only on the scalp. First line of treatment is one of the stronger therapeutic shampoos containing tar, salicylic acid, zinc pyrithione, or selenium sulfide. (keep it out of your eyes.) if that doesn't get it done, you'll need to see a dermatologist and get a prescription strength shampoo, lotion, or both. ...Read more
Not related: They are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it bad to take allegry medication if your not sure if you have allergies or not? If you maybe have a cold?
No: If you take these meds you will probably reduce symptoms of allergy or a cold.Try stopping after 7 days-allergy persists ; cold does not. ...Read more
Is it bad to be treated for STDs if you may not have them, doc's orders as " precaution, " it won't create a resistance will it ?
STDs & Public Health: In many circles there is a standard to treat in high risk situations regardless of test results. The epidemic of gonorrhea and chlamydia is getting worse and this is because not everyone is getting treated appropriately. If there is a risk it is best to get this treated than to become sterile because you weren't appropriately treated. ...Read more
Herpes zoster: Should be fine. Dry them carefully and watch for development of increased redness, pain, swelling and warmth over the area which could signify secondary bacterial infection, but the likelihood that this will happen is very low. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more
Psoriasis: There is no cure for psoriasis only control. There are prescription topical steroids. There are intralesional steroid injections. The biologics like Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, (infliximab) and Otezla are very effective at treating psoriatic arthritis and also the skin lesions of psoriasis. Patients with psoriasis are also prone to cardiovascular disease but the biologics help reduce this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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