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I need help with acne?

I need help with acne?

Many options.: Begin with benzoyl peroxide. It's effective and well tolerated for most people. Start with a low strength and increase if needed. With stubborn acne, add a second product with a different active ingredient, such as salicylic acid, alpha-hydroxy acid, or sulfur. But do see a dermatologist; in the long run it's way cheaper than trying all those "miracle" non-prescription concoctions. ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Scleroderma (Definition)

An autoimmune disease in which there is excessive thickening of the connective tissues. This can cause skin tightening, rash, difficulty swallowing, and in severe cases can affect the ...Read more


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Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Wound and eczema: First you would prevent the wound from infection and treat it with topical antibotics , then after which concentrate on the eczema. ...Read more

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Can an allergist help with meniere's disease?

Can an allergist help with meniere's disease?

Sometimes: I have had patients who have benefited from allergic management but the success rate is not high. ...Read more

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Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Often the first step: Family physicians can certainly help with some mental illnesses. When these are more severe, complex, or the initial trials of medicines don't work, they generally refer to psychiatrists. Also, a family physician will most likely not be doing psychotherapeutic treatments -- which are very important in many psychiatric conditions. Some have done combined fp/psychiatry residencies, though. ...Read more

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Need help finding doctors knowledgeable and experienced with blau syndrome/early onset sarcoidosis, not sarcoidosis. Much needed, thank you.

Need help finding doctors knowledgeable and experienced with blau syndrome/early onset sarcoidosis, not sarcoidosis. Much needed, thank you.

See details: Two of the most influential centers for this rare genetic disorder are the national institutes of health and the cleveland clinic. Speak with people at these two sites for guidance. ...Read more

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What vitamin will help with inflammation?

What vitamin will help with inflammation?

Antioxidants: As a dentist, i believe that good nutrition is an important step in controlling chronic dental inflamation like periodontal disease. There are many antioxidant vitamin suplements out there, but if possible , one should strive to get those needed vitamins and antioxidants through good diets of greens and fruits- 9 to 13 servings a day before depending on supplements. ...Read more

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Need help with my bladder problemI?

 Need help with my bladder problemI?

Water: Water is the best thing for the bladder. Cut out caffeine, alcohol, carbonated beverages and spicy foods. Urgency can occur from hyperactive receptors on bladder and stress. There are medications to help this. If leakage with coughing or sneezing occur, losing weight and kegel exercises can be helpful. If menopausal, vaginal estrogens can be helpful. ...Read more

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Need help with fever blisters?

Need help with fever blisters?

Cold Sores: Cold sores can be treated with oral antiviral medications. These are cheap and usually quite safe. They can significantly shorten the duration of the cold sore outbreak. If you have frequent outbreaks, these medicines can be taken daily to suppress the outbreaks. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with rosacea ?

What would doctors recommend to help with rosacea ?

You cannot: Get rid of it, only control it many choices start with oracea. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

No: Melatonin is of no benefit directly with the sinuses. It might help you sleep better and if lack of sleep is contributing to your sinus problem then it could help. ...Read more

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Can a dermatologist help with pityriasis alba?

Can a dermatologist help with pityriasis alba?

Certainly!: Dermatologists are experts in diseases and conditions of the skin. ...Read more

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What can be done to help with Parkinson's disease?

What can be done to help with Parkinson's disease?

Symptoms: Right now we mostly manage symptoms of pd using medications including sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) and what are called agonists (that act like your Dopamine while sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) helps you make dopamine). Also we have deep brain stimulation therapy to help with symptoms. Exercise and timing Dopamine support are important but don't hit all the symptoms. Hopefully we will develop neuroprotective treatments as well, soon. ...Read more

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I need help with scabies scar treatments please?

I need help with scabies scar treatments please?

If you are no longer: Being treated for scabies (the infection is long gone) ; you are left with scars- it is best to consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I need help with coeliac disease issues?

I don't really see a: Question here. Are you working with a gastroenterologist? If you have a specific question you can clarify ; re-ask. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you provide me with common non-prescription ways to deal with or cure eczema?

Can you provide me with common non-prescription ways to deal with or cure eczema?

Multiple modalities!: Eczema is treated in a few ways. The mainstay of treatment is usually either topical steroid creams or immunomodulaters. Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so there truly isnt a cure, but there are methods to keep it under control. Using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil is recommended. Antihist used for itch control. ...Read more

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Can a pulmonologist help with emphysema?

Can a pulmonologist help with emphysema?

Sure: They are experts at the evaluation and treatment of emphysema. Some also do clinical trials on newer medications which aren't yet available to the public. ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor really help with vestibular disoder?

Can a chiropractor really help with vestibular disoder?

Not hardly: What did he tell you, that it's a "pinched nerve"? He'd have said that no matter what you had: Ulcers, ovarian cysts, insomnia, anything. That's the delusion of chiropractic: Every problem is a pinched nerve: Not just vestibular disorders or back pain, but everything: Depression, infertility, acne, constipation, obesity, flat feet, you name it. You're being sold quackery with a capital Q. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Dermatosclerosis (Definition)

Dermatosclerosis = scleroderma = autoimmune disease affecting connective tissue & blood vessels. It causes skin to thicken asymmetrically due to deposits of fibrous connective ...Read more