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Meth Use And Boils Skin Problems
Does smoking marijuana cause acne cysts? I take medication and use dermatologists stuff for cleaning my face
Yes: That should be fine. Of course if you notice that it irritates the skin then stop. ...Read more
Fungus & moisture: Fungus like warm moist environments. Areas with skin-on-skin contact (the folds of your body, armpits, groin, under breasts, etc) or increased sweating are more prone to fungal infections than drier skin areas. Drying agents, like powders, can help prevent many fungal infections by minimizing the moist environment they prefer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acne Tratment : Topical Erythromycin is an an effective treatments for mild acne, but long term use is not generally advocated. Side effects can include sensitivity to the drug, development of resistant strains of bacteria, upset stomach, and other side effects. Some preparations contain benzoyl peroxide, which has been identified as a cancer promoter in some studies. Always check with your dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Tend Skin Solution for ingrown hairs and razor bumps be used on men pubic area?Does long-term use of it cause infertility or erectile dysfunction?
My nose is oily and has clogged pores. What drugstore cleanser will properly clean without drying out other parts of my face?
Soap and water: Try gentle soap and water followed by biore strips. Over time, they will unclog the pores. Lower concentrations of benzoyl peroxide usually won't dry out the other parts of your face. There are many other options as well. You will have to try them and see. If they don't work, please see a dermatologist for best individualized advice. ...Read more
Sun damage: Despite sunscreen use the sun will still cause darkening of freckles and sunspots known as solar lentigos. Many people notice that their sunspots are progressing despite sunscreen use. Continue to use your sunscreen SPF 30 or higher; I like physical blockers such as Titanium and zinc. Photofacials are effective at removing sunspots, skin peels and bleaching creams can also be helpful. Wear a hat. ...Read more
Will rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide help kill tinea versicolor? Since they are used to prevent infections of any kind? Used and burns were tinea
Yes: Epiduo is the #1 prescribed topical acne medication in the usa. It is a mild Retin-A like medication called differin (adapalene) mixed with benzoyl peroxide which is in many otc acne meds. Oratane is the pill, isotretinoin. Usually the pill is all you need, but yes, you can spot treat pimples safely with the epiduo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have combination skin and have acne problem. The skin turning rough and dry skin. Canyou advise daily use cream that gives glowy skin without acne?
Behavior therapy: Changing a habit can be challenging. Now the question is: is this a compulsion? Can you really control it? You'll have to answer this in a very honest way to yourself, because that will be the difference between the need on self training on not doing it or need for medication to control the impulse. ...Read more
In chickenpox, is it safe and beneficial to use Betadine (in the form of shower soap) on the skin including face and scalp to ease itching?
Frequent yeast infections on skin. How can I prevent? Are feminine deodorant sprays safe/helpful? Okay to use under breasts? Vaginal/thigh area?
What are drug free alternatives for reducing my acne problems?For my age having oily and pimple prone skin..
Forgive my frankness: You're asking for "drug-free alternatives", yet you are taking Isotretinoin and you have already got acne scars. You need to decide what you want. No "natural" / "pop" / "magic" remedy is going to match scientific medicine's effectiveness in managing a very serious personal and professional liability. Stay the course with your present regimen, or you'll regret it for the rest of your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are probiotics good for skin conditions acne on face and dry and ichy body. How long do they take to get into yr system. which are the best to take. ?
How can i get clearer skin & get into the habit of taking care of it? Are moisturizers and exfoliates necessary?
It depends: Treatment for acne depends on the type of acne as well as the severity. For moderate acne, a typical regimen includes a gentle face wash and benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin in the AM and a topical retinoid (e.g. Retin-A) in the PM. Oral antibiotics may be added for more severe acne. Accutane is usually reserved for very severe acne. Consult your doctor if you have moderate to severe acne. ...Read more
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