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Is it safe to use accutane?

Is it safe to use accutane?

Define "safe": The medication wouldn't be allowed on the market unless it passed through the vigorous FDA approval and product surveillance process. Its ability to be a winder drug for some who suffer otherwise is well known, but its potential for serious side effects is also present. Selective use and continuous monitoring for side effects is needed in this drug more than many others. ...Read more

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Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
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Folliculitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more hair follicles are swollen. It can occur anywhere on the skin, and usually occurs when the hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, shaving, or blockage of the follicle, and a ...Read more


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Is it as safe to be uncircumsized?

Circumsized: Medically speaking, it is safe as long as hygiene is adequate. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be waxing a boil infected area?

Is it safe to be waxing a boil infected area?

I would not do it.: You can pull off layers of skin when you wax. This can reduce the natural protectiveness of skin and set you up for spread of whatever organism is causing the boil. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take accutane?

Is it safe to take accutane?

Medical Supervision: After a thorough consultation to determine that you are an appropriate candidate for accutane, laboratory studies are conducted to exclude any underlying contraindications. Then, the medication may be safely administered. Monthly monitoring with clinical and laboratory evaluations are required. ...Read more

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How safe is it to use lubricant? Does it cause infection in anyway?

How safe is it to use lubricant? Does it cause infection in anyway?

Completely safe: If you're talking about vaginal lubricants, they are very safe and have no association with causing infections. That said, they do nothing to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases like HIV - that requires using male or female condoms. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get tattoos?

Is it safe to get tattoos?

Yes: It is safe to get tattoos. You should ensure that the tattoo artist is using sterile technique and the facility is clean & reputable. This means the artist should wear gloves, clean your skin with alcohol, use a sterile new needle, new unused inks, and use sterile technique with sharp items & bleeding, if any. People get into trouble with reused needles & inks causing infections like hepatitis c. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be waxing after sunburn?

Is it safe to be waxing after sunburn?

No: Not unless you are a mega masochist. Your skin is already damaged from the sunburn - don't injure yourself further. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to masturbate while you have dermatitis?

Is it safe to masturbate while you have dermatitis?

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 more

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Is it dangerous not to treat rosacea?

Is it dangerous not to treat rosacea?

No: But treatment is usually easy. If you have eye symptoms or if you have nodules on you nose you will be very glad we have effective remedies. Many people have trivial rosacea needing only reassurance and a few simple things to know about it. ...Read more

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What is fertility blend and is it safe to use it?

What is fertility blend and is it safe to use it?

Supplements: It's basically a collection of supplements available without a prescription. It is safe to use but it's a very long shot that it will give you any help at all, as it doesn't actually cure any known fertilty problem; i'd save your money. ...Read more

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Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Yes it is.: Although scabies is unpleasant, it fortunately is a harmless skin infestation. The tiny mites can usually be eliminated with a simple prescription which should be safe for you baby. Good luck! ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have eczema?

How dangerous is it to have eczema?

Not.: Eczema is not dangerous. It is annoying and itchy, but not dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a butt plug?

Is it safe to use a butt plug?

No: Why on earth would anyone use a butt plug. If you are having incontinence or any other anal or rectal problem you need to see a doctor to get it rectified ...Read more

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Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Generally: drugs which are FDA approved are generally safe and effective. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if you already know you didn't have a good experience with it before, then it probably won't be good for You this time. It goes out by the liver so liver disease or other drugs that go out by the liver are a big problem with it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to treat toenail fungus while pregnant?

Is it safe to treat toenail fungus while pregnant?

Laser or wait: Oral medications such as terbinafine (lamisil) are very effective, but are not to be used in pregnancy due to risk of birth defects. Laser treatment is safe, effective but usually not covered by insurance. Topical treatment is generally safe, but not very effective.. You can always wait to take oral medication as nail fungus is mostly unsightly, and rarely harmful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim with a sty?

Is it safe to swim with a sty?

Yes: It is not contagious. Just make sure to rinse out eye after swimming and make sure to do your warm compresses to clear up the sty. If you have problems with recurrent stys, using baby shampoo on a q-tip and scrubbing your eyelashes once a week with a dilute solution of this is often helpful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on a infant?

Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on a infant?

Would not: Besides the chemicals, it will sting and hurt your baby. Try using a gentle sopa and water to cleanse a cut or abrasion. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more