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Doctor insights on: Ointment Vs Cream Vs Gel

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Please help! What is the difference between topical lidocaine 1%cream or gel and topical dibucaine 1% ointment?

Amides: Both Lidocaine and dibucaine bong to the same family of local anesthetics and both can be effective as a topical anesthetic but only Lidocaine can be given by intranous route as dibuvacaine is is most potent and toxic of the local anesthetics.

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What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks? Thank you

What is the best cream/gel/ointment/herbal product for getting rid of acne marks? Thank you

Obagi, Dermesse: Depending on depth of scars, the Obagi & Dermesse (generic Obagi) skin rejuvenation program does an excellent job of treating fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and some scarring, depending on depth. Laser, and some chemical peels also help. Talk about your choices with a dermatologist, plastic surgeon, or PC doc with an interest in cosmetic dermatology. Other programs exist..

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For anal fissure treatment, which is the best ointment, cream or gel you use (less side effect or interactions with hbp medicines.)?

For anal fissure treatment, which is the best ointment, cream or gel you use (less side effect or interactions with hbp medicines.)?

Umm: Well some anal fissures require surgery. Use the treatment recommended by your physician. If you have not seen a physician then it is best to be evaluated and treated appropriately for treatment.

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Unknown bug bites, please help? Which OTC gels or creams work best?

Unknown bug bites, please help? Which OTC gels or creams work best?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) hydrocortis: There are two things that you can put on bug bites that may help. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream always helps with the itching and then you can also use Hydrocortisone cream on the bite as that will reduce the inflammation as well.

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Is there a pain killer cream gel with morfin or codein?

There can be: My pharmacy specializes in compounding topical pain creams tailored to target your pain specifically while reducing side effects and drug interactions. We assess the patients pain, perform a comprehensive medication review and work with the patients provider to customize a formula. Although a compound can contain Codeine or morphine there are formulas with other ingredients that are more effective.

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Does moisturizing gel work ad good as cream (on face)?

Moisturizers: Moisturizers often do no more than cause acne. If you are trying to make your skin smooth, I suggest using an aquaglycolic tonor or astringent. This will remove the debris from the skin that makes the face seem rough.

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Does the body make a resistence to topical anti-biotic gel/cream by time. .. or it just happens for only oral anti-biotics?

Does the body make a resistence to topical anti-biotic gel/cream by time. .. or it just happens for only oral anti-biotics?

Antibiotic resistanc: Your body does not become resistant to either drug. You may develop an allergy. Bacteria may develop resistance, which you could call immunity, to an antibiotic. Whether bacteria become resistant has nothing to do with you. So a particular antibiotic may not work for a particular disease not because your body has become resistant, but because the organism has become resistant.

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Can anybody tell why lips is getting dark day by day, is there any cream or gel which I can use bring my lips in normal color??

Can anybody tell why lips is getting dark day by day, is there any cream or gel which I can use bring my lips in normal color??

See your MD: You should get a full exam from your doctor. Pigmentation increasing on your face can potentially be from melasma, and may be a sign that you are pregnant. Make sure you get a pregnancy test. And, wear sunscreen to protect your face from the sun. Good luck.

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Kindly can you recommend me any delay Ejaculation cream or Gel? As I could at least 20 mins intercours easily!

Kindly can you recommend me any delay Ejaculation cream or Gel? As I could at least 20 mins intercours easily!

Change your diet: Consume fertility promoting foods such as: flesh foods, eggs, butter/ghee, olive/coconut oil, vegetables. Avoid grains, lentils, milk protein containing foods since they cause sexual dysfunction. Healthy food is much more effective than medications. Get 30-45 minutes of sunshine daily.

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How did you know if its good effective in your face the dr. Fischer oil free moisturizing cream-gel and what are those signs.?

How did you know if its good effective in your face the dr. Fischer oil free moisturizing cream-gel and what are those signs.?

Effective Medication: If you see improvement with your skin symptoms with using the topical medication then you know the medication is effective.

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Is Tretinoin. 1% "Gel" same as Tretinoin. 1% "Cream"? Why is there so much difference in prices. Thanks.

Gel more potent: Prices are arbitrary, not based on actual cost of production, but determined but what the market will bear. Shop around. When a patient of mine in not covered by insurance for this I can sometimes find it for $25 for 100 Grams. Look for OTC ADAPALENE, generic for Differin, which will soon be sold OTC. It is better than tretinoin. Price not yet known but likely to be reasonable.