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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

Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Impetigo (Definition)

A bacterial skin infection ...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 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 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 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 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 use accutane?

Is it safe to use accutane?

Depends: Read the i pledge book for all the side effects and decide if the timeing is right for you. Good candidates love it and have gotten their acne under control. Laser skin care is very helpful with acne and if you do a series of those treatments it will lower your dosage needed for complete acne control. ...Read more

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How important it is to take shower during adult chicken pox? Is it required?

How important it is to take shower during adult chicken pox? Is it required?

Beneficial practice: Regular bathing reduces the chance that the blisters of chickenpox will be invaded by bacterial agents. Group a strep, staph & others find the weeping lesions a fertile breeding ground.People are >50x more likely to get flesh eating strep during cpx. Most adults would choose to bathe with these odds but some may not. ...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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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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How easy is it to spread ringworm?

How easy is it to spread ringworm?

Rash: It is some. You have to be skin to skin contact or use contaminated brush or comb to get it. ...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

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Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Not a common use: Uses of this medication include treatment of tonsillitis, strep throat, ear infections, skin infections, and bronchitis, to name a few. This prescription medication works by preventing the bacteria from forming cell walls.Not all bacteria will respond to this medicine. Most times other more broad spectrum antibiotics like penicillin are used. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use qvar if hsv2+?

Is it safe to use qvar if hsv2+?

Herpes and Steroids: I think this question would have more complexity if you were ingesting the steroid orally. But, I do not see any trouble with regular Qvar use if you have herpes 2. ...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 treat chlamydia while pregnant?

Is it safe to treat chlamydia while pregnant?

YES!: It is very safe to treat chlamydia in pregnancy. In fact, chlamydia can be very dangerous in pregnancy and you should be tested for it in one of your first visits. Chlamydia can cause preterm labor and eye infections in the baby. ...Read more

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