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What is the best medication for removal of post mole & acne scar ? I have used calendula for mole scar but not effective
Nothing will work: I'm sorry. Acne scars may be treated by a specialist with a laser, or microsurgery or fillers. If your acne is still active, your physician can manage it -- ignore all "pop" wisdom about acne. I understand you also have rosacea and I trust this is being managed as well. Truth be told, a man doesn't need a "perfect face" -- looks are much more about physical fitness and how you interact. Best wishs ...Read more
Can Marigold cream(Calendula officinalis) help much in healing rough dry red skin after irritant dermatitis?can i combine it with another moisturizer?
Calendula Cream: Calendula, a plant extract, has been used throughout history in skin preparations. Calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. ...Read more
Not sure: Is this a foreign ointment not usually used in america? ...Read more
Calendula cream: Calendula cream/ oil (pot marigold) is an herbal that can be mild and helpful for dry/ chapped skin in people who have skin sensitivities. ...Read more
What can I do to treat swollen, red, painful hard palate that's been hurting for over a week? Should i avoid food? Can i put calendula ointment on it?
Visit your doctor: Swelling and pain of palate may be due to many reasons like trauma, allergy, irritants, infection, etc. Treatments vary depending on the underlying condition. If the symptoms persist more than 10 days, please visit your dentist or doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I take pentasa (mesalamine) 500 mg (8 tabs a day) 4 my Crohn's but can I also take calendula capsules along wiv meds wivout it being overpowering on my insides?
Not effective: I'm unaware of any data which suggests that calendula is beneficial for crohn's or any other GI disorders. Anyway, you need to direct this question to your physician who is managing your Pentasa (mesalamine) dosage. Chrohn's disease is complex and variable, so don't skip or adjust meds without medical clearance. Good luck. ...Read more
For what problem?: Without knowing what you're treating, it's hard to say which would be "better." polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) contains synthetic antibiotics, Bacitracin and polymyxin. Calendula ointment is from the marigold plant, calendula officinalis. It's been traditionally used in minor skin wounds: skin infections, burns, bee stings, sunburn, warts, etc. Most research comes from animal studies. http://tinyurl.com/lapg2kq. ...Read more
No: You have not shared what you're wanting to achieve through taking evening primrose or calendula tea. However, neither of these preparations are likely to affect the color of your menstrual blood. Calendula (pot marigold) has been used topically to treat minor skin wounds, skin infections, burns, bee stings, and sunburn, etc. Evening primrose oil has good evidence for use in atopic dermatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omg! My 22 month old son just bite into a bottle of weleda calendula face cream! Is this poison? Could it effect him? Pls help!
No: This product contains a number of ingredients that pose risk with repeated exposure over time. There is no immediate risk from consumption of a small amount of the material. Do keep it away from him or discard it so he does not repeatedly ingest it. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/brand/Weleda/ ...Read more
Are calendula, roman chamomile, hemp oil good for new born skin? These ingredients are in a shampoo product.
No: In general, the less put on newborn skin the better - much of what is put on will be absorbed. ...Read more
Sensitive skin, seem to have raised scrape around vagina after sex, noticed within hour after sex, is Calendula cream suppose to sting when applied?
You are better just: using some aquaphor to lubricate and protect the open skin, any product can burn on open skin but not aquaphor or vaniply ...Read more
Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more