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Omiderm Mesh Face Mask Medication
Precaution: It is a good precaution to wear a face mask if you have any symptoms or signs of upper respiratory infections such as influenza. By preventing respiratory droplets from reaching people around you, the likelihood of transmission will decrease. A good self-hygiene (strict hand washing) is also very important. ...Read more
You'd Be Surprised: I prefer the Richard Nixon Face Mask. The one with the long up-sloping nose. Oh, sorry, you mean for oily skin. Well, my girlfriend likes Mario Badescu Drying Mask. I don't see much of a difference but she does & feels better. But I say, go au naturel! Do-it-yourself! For natural recipes check out: http://beauty.about.com/od/teenbeauty/ss/Face-Mask-Recipes-for-Oily-and-Acne-Prone-Skin.htm#step1 ...Read more
Do you know any directions to make a homemade face mask that help to clean the skin with house hold items?
Soap and water: Wash your face frequently with soap and water. Leaving a mask on overnight will only damage your skin. ...Read more
You can do both.: You could use it as a mask and then eat it - if you want. REF: http://healthiestfoods.co.uk/avocado-skin-benefits ...Read more
Get a real Rx: I appreciate your zeal but we can do better. I start with topical clindamycin, plus benzoyl peroxide if there aren't a lot of blackheads or a retinoic acid derivative if there are. A woman is often cleared by the oral contraceptive pill. If it's harder to manage, i add a systemic antibiotic appropriate for the person. Dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on the severity of the epidemic, and on how the disease spreads, consider wearing a face mask if you must go into a crowded area or be within six feet of others. ...Read more
Won't work: That's probably going to make things worse. Internet charlatans make this sort of thing up as cruel pranks. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed after two weeks, your physician has medicine that can clear you. Don't be a sucker for something that you already know won't help. Best wishes. ...Read more
Do not know: Most masks are a combination of salicylic and or glycolic acids, with or without benzoyl peroxides, none of which are easily found at home. Other masks are simply drying mud based. ...Read more
Using cpap with full face mask. I have a nasty head cold. Should i stop using the cpap until I am less mucousy?
Working with lead using gloves got some on arm from soldering can't see it cause for concern lead contamination use fAce mask goggles washed arm after?
To worry, or not...: Don't chew on leaded objects. Think about the men and women who make their own rifle and pistol cartridges with bullets and gunpowder. Then, they go over to the shooting range and fire off 50-100 rounds every week. Afterwards, they clean and oil their weapons. There's lead residue everywhere. These adult men and women are just fine. They don't eat the lead, and they remember to shower up each day. ...Read more
Drove thru huge dust storm by farming fields in Tucson. Had windows rolled up & air turned off. No face mask. Can I get balamuthia mandrillas this way?
No risk, no worry: There have been several questions like this, probably all from you; it's hard to imagine there is more than one user apparently obsessed with this very rare infection. Are you also the forum user who has frequently asked about acanthamoeba, a similar infection? Your fears seem to be quite irrational. If this is bothering you as much as it seems, please consider professional counseling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type of face mask is best suited for nhl cancer patients? For eg. "curad biomask antiviral isolation mask"
This is fine: But it may be more costly than the ordinary masks. Curad mask is specifically meant to keep the flu virus away. Since influenza season is now almost over, you do not need to spend much money as your risk would be more from bacteria. But do not get too hung upon masks, they are not routinely advised to be used on patients receiving chemotherapy as nearly all infections arise from your own germs! ...Read more