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Is OTC oral contraceptive pills good for my skin if acne prone?

Is OTC oral contraceptive pills good for my skin if acne prone?

Usually: Most hormonal contraceptives will improve acne by reducing ovary and adrenal androgens. Some pills are even medically indicated for acne, although most will have that effect. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Is the clear now skin care system from quixtar an effective product for acne care?

Is the clear now skin care system from quixtar an effective product for acne care?

Maybe: It's the pricey salicylic acid with the orange peel etc. Added for glamor, correct? Try it out and if it doesn't work (benzoyl peroxide's the best over-the-counter stuff), your physician can add something that will help more; topical clindamycin's often a good addition. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good skin care routine for acne prone skin?

What is a good skin care routine for acne prone skin?

Topicals: Benzoyl peroxide and or retinoids acid. Doing this regularly is more important than strength. If this does not clear you, your physician can add medicine but these will remain your best friends. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about recs for natural skin care for sensitive, light acne-prone skin?

Can you tell me about recs for natural skin care for sensitive, light acne-prone skin?

Get a real Rx: Acne is a serious, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that is a serious personal and professional liability. This is no time to insist on 'natural' rather than hard scientific medicine. If you're unwilling to accept treatment with topical benzoyl peroxide and prescription-strength rx from an evidence-based 21st-century physcian, you're doing yourself a grave disservice. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?

What are the best vitamins for a women to take for hair nails skin overall women's health and weight?

Hair and Nails: Try supplements containing sea buck thorn. Give it two weeks, then write back with your results. ...Read more

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What are some good skin care systems for acne prone sensitive skin?

What are some good skin care systems for acne prone sensitive skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What is a good skin care regimin for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin care regimin for sensitive skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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Would an urgent care center do a skin biopsy for skin cancer if requested?

Would an urgent care center do a skin biopsy for skin cancer if requested?

No, generally not: An urgent care center is not intended to be a place where skin biopsies are done. Dermatologists, and some primary care doctors, do skin biopsies... and the patient returns to the doctor later to discuss the results of biopsies. Urgent care centers are for treating new illnesses such as a stomach flu, colds and coughs, rashes such as poison oak or hives, etc... ...Read more

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Is dove soap for sensitive skin good for tattoos? Please advise!

Is dove soap for sensitive skin good for tattoos? Please advise!

Liquid: Many recommend cleansing with tepid water & mild, unscented liquid antibacterial or antimicrobial soap. ...Read more

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Which skin care brands do dermatologists recommend most?

Which skin care brands do dermatologists recommend most?

Depends: for general care clarisonic at least daily. A toner with light acid. Tretinoin as well. No brand in particular. Sunscreen at the end. PCA are nice. ...Read more

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What is the best anti-aging skin care cream for men's face?

What is the best anti-aging skin care cream for men's face?

There's no "best": There's no "best" per se. We recommend that men, and everyone, wear sunscreen with at least spf 20, 3 times a day and incorporate a serum with vitamin c (l-ascorbic acid) between 10% and 20%. Vitamin c is a strong anti-oxidant that may help skin cells regenerate quicker. Our favorite is the obagi c- serum line. ...Read more

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Is it recommendable using contraceptive pills for skin problems, acne..?

Sure, and they also: Have additional benefits. Metabolism of pill creates more proten to bind to testosterone, decreasing free testosterone that wreaks havoc on the skin. By inhibiting ovulation it also decreases testosterone. In takes a couple of months but it will make a big difference. Gd luc. ...Read more

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What skin care product should I use for wrinkles ?

What skin care product should I use for wrinkles
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Antiaging miracle: Retin-a is the answer. It became popular more than 20 years ago as an acne treatment. But doctors and patients soon noticed another benefit; its incredible anti aging effects. Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots. You can find it as prescription product, including generic formulations such as Retin-A micro and renova (tretinoin). ...Read more

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Which pills are best for skin radiance?

Which pills are best for skin radiance?

Try other ways: There may never be a pill for this goal, but even if there ever is... The best ways would still be likely to include: healthy diet & adequate fluids, regular exercise, adequate sleep, regular moderate time in fresh air and sun, minimal exposure to pollution and chemicals. In other words - a healthy lifestyle &. Keeping your skin clean, gently buffed to remove dead cells and daily grime will do it! ...Read more

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What is gentle acne skin care regimen for very sensitive skin! suggestions?

What is gentle acne skin care regimen for very sensitive skin! suggestions?

Acne: Benzoyl peroxide containing washes are considered gentle. Other creams such as retin a (tretinoin) are gentle if used sparingly . See a dermatologist for a gentle and effective acne treatment plan. ...Read more

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Are there any care centers that will administer BCG (surgery and chemo not options) and care for an infectious non-healing wound? Need help!

Are there any care centers that will administer BCG (surgery and chemo not  options) and care for an infectious non-healing wound? Need help!

BCG?: Practicing medicine in the us, bcg is not given; you may be referring to a tuberculin skin test. The infectious non-healing wound will require additional studies to determine its cause. In both cases, a referral to an infectious diseases specialist is appropriate. Both issues can be addressed directly by the id doctor. ...Read more

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What beauty products for skin care can be used during pregnancy?

What beauty products for skin care can be used during pregnancy?

Avoid retin a (tretinoin): Most cleansers, moisturizers, and sunscreens are appropriate as well as over th counter acne medicines. Hair dye is controversial whether it should be used in pregnancy. Prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) differin and epiduo and tazorac should not be used during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?

Is their a treatment for harmonal acne and irregular menses (very late) other than birthcontrol pills?

See derm: There are definitely treatments for acne other than birth control pills. A dermatologist has the best and latest information on treatment for acne. Birth control doesn't work for everyone as far as preventing acne. Don't live with it, as there are successful treatments if it's truly bothering you! ...Read more

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