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Melaglow Cream Composition Benefits And Side Effects
I have been prescribed to use Melaglow for 6 weeks for dark areas under my skin and near mouth, does this cream have any side effects?
Are there any side effects of using the skin lightening cream called 'skin lite' by liva? Answer please!
Many: These medications has 3 components that are commonly used in skin bleaching creams. However, nothing is risk free. Hydroquinone is considered controversial by some practitioners although it is effective at any dose from 2-7%. This preparation at 2% is relatively low. The tretinoin is a mid -strength range as is they steroid but all of these can cause irritation, inflammations, photosensitivity, +++ ...Read more
Hi doctor! I'm 19 years old. If any side effects, using Thai rose cream. & what is the benefit of the product?
HealthTap Dr Placik: This includes a popular combination of ingredients consisting of 2% hydroquinone, 0.025% tretinoin and 1% mometasone. However, these are relatively low strength and may not be sufficiently potent. If it causes irritation it could make it worse by causing post inflammatory hyperpigmentation ...Read more
THERE ARE SEVERAL SIDE EFFECTS OF SKIN LIGHTENERS.
THERE ALL MADE OF HYDROQUINONE.
ITCHING, BURNING, AND RASH COULD DEVELOP.
WHICH STRENGTH? FOUR PERCENT? TEN PERCENT? 20 PERCENT?
THE OVER THE COUNTER, TWO PERCENT CREAMS, DO NOT WORK VERY WELL AND DO NOT CAUSE ANY SIDE EFFECTS EXCEPT MILD ITCHING. ...Read more
You could see: Effects like a rash at the site of use. Additionally, itchying, redness, pain or burning at the site of use is possible — mostly related to the fusidic acid(the antibiotic component). The cream also contains Hydrocortisone which can lead to skin thinning(atrophy), stretch marks, prominent blood vessels or acne like rash. These are the more common adverse effects. Best of luck. ...Read more
Is there any side effects for melacare and skin lite creams in our body. And I would like to know for what purpose it is actually used.
Lighten skin: Like most creams you could be allergic to these creams and they can darken the skin instead of lightening the skin if you don't do sun protection. ...Read more
Usually not: A short answer is 'few to none.' it may depend on what cream you use, where you use/apply it, how often, and for what purpose. Progesterone creams used intravaginallyfor women sometimes give mild itching or irritation, the gels also may 'clump' and give discharge. On the skin, irritation sometimes occurs. There are no medically important risks or major side effects to these creams. ...Read more
From nil to many: The effects will vary from virtually no side effects or results to more extensive effects particularly if they are hormonal analogues, with similar effects to oral contraceptives or estrogen replacement with head aches, weight or fluid gain, tenderness, masses, increased clotting tendencies, etc. ...Read more
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Please give me creams to remove tan with no side effects I am very dark complected. If there are no creams tell me what to do to remove it?
See local MD: We can not prescribe medications on this site in your country. Please see a local physician ...Read more
Itching/irritation: Most creams can cause increased irritation if used too much or too heavily--allergic reactions are rare but may also exacerbate sypmtoms and worsen the symptoms for which you are using the product! Any persistent pain, irritation (>7 days) should be evaluated and not ignored. In other words, ok to try but use with caution! ...Read more
Lower the dose: During the normal menstrual cycle, Progesterone levels vary greatly. Thus, for many women who use Progesterone the dose has to vary depending on estrogen levels and other factors. For adjustments, cream rather than capsules allow for better regulation of dose. Generally start with a low dose such as 1/8 teaspoon of Progesterone cream. And work up slowly. ...Read more
Try Shouvy: I recommend trying Shouvy (http://www.shouvy.com) Shouvy is a beauty brand which focuses on bringing to you top quality medi-cosmetics that naturally whiten, lighten, and brighten your skin. You can order this product on Amazon. Please use this product only if you are getting the results you desire with no side effects. I remain available to consult with you on HealthTap! ...Read more
Wrinkle creams: There are many wrinkle creams available making claims that they are the best. Consult your dermatologist for a prescrition cream. That you know its safe to use. ...Read more
I was wondering what are the side effects of cortisone cream for a baby with severe facial excema?
Relatively safe: Cortisone creams can be used to treat the inflammation associated with facial eczema in a baby. Problems arise (scarring, atrophy, telangiectasia, etc) with prolonged use — greater than 3+ consecutive weeks at a time. Make sure there is a dermatologist involved in the management of the severe facial eczema that you report to make sure that the best treatment is being applied. ...Read more
Tasting plain chocolate cream cake ok for a 2 months old baby once only...is there any side effects in just tasting cake to a baby?
Too early: Introduction of foods other than breast milk or formula in children under the age of 4 months is a choking hazard, and may cause unwanted gastrointestinal symptoms. Also, early introduction of certain foods may predispose to food allergies later, although there is currently some debate about this. ...Read more
Mt sister has vitiligo and she wants to use benoquin (monobenzone) 20 cream . Is it a cure? What are side effects? Do you recommend it?
Vitiligo tx: Monobenzone is used to treat the uneven appearance of the skin due to a loss of skin color (vitiligo). It works by permanently removing color from normal skin located around skin with vitiligo. This will help to make the appearance of the skin more even. Assure this is the diagnosis for tx. Some side effects are permanent loss of skin color, possible irritation, increased sun burn (use spf). ...Read more
Atrophy, striae: Applying a strong steroid cream for too long on thin skin (face, groin, underarms, etc.) will eventually cause thinning of the skin (atrophy) and eventually stretch marks (striae). That's why dermatologists cringe when they see strong steroids prescribed for areas that are too sensitive to handle them properly. Strong creams should be used only on thick skin for a couple of weeks at most. ...Read more
Side effects of steroid creams include:
Skin thinning (atrophy) and stretch marks (striae).
Easy bruising and tearing of the skin.
Perioral dermatitis (rash around the mouth).
Enlarged blood vessels (telangiectasia).
Susceptibility to skin infections.
Disguising infection e.g. Tinea incognito.
Allergy to the steroid cream. ...Read more
Unknown: There is no magic breast enlargement cream that can have a permanent effect. At best, they will not harm you. Stay away from them. ...Read more