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Over the counter phimosis cream uk?

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Over the counter phimosis cream uk?

Here are some...: Phimosis may induce inflammation / infection, which could be treated with heightening topical hygiene with judicious use of antifungal cream with steroid. If the bother from phimosis persists despite care, circumcision is the choice of long-term care. More? Ask doctor timely. ...Read more

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Over the counter creams for extreme acne?

Over the counter creams for extreme acne?

Need prescription: Over the counter products are either benzoyl peroxide such as proactive or salicylic acid found in maxclaroty. These will not be very effective in severe acne. This will require a cpmbnoation of creams such as a retinoid, and possibly oral medications. This requires vist to dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can i buy dipropionate cream over the counter?

Can i buy dipropionate cream over the counter?

It's a steroid: Needs an r/x- there are steroid creams in low doses over the counter. ...Read more

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Whay store can I buy silver sulfadiazine cream over the counter?

Whay store can I buy silver sulfadiazine cream over the counter?

RX only in the US: Silver sulfadiazine requires a prescription in the us (silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or it's equivalents) and is not available over the counter. Great for burns. ...Read more

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Can i get ciclopirox olamine cream over the counter?

Thanks for asking!: No. It is a precription medication. Not in over the counter meds list. ...Read more

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Which Clotrimazole cream is the best for over the counter ?

Which Clotrimazole cream is the best for over the counter 
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Yeast treatments: You must mean which yeast cream, right? All OTC "azole" treatments are equally effective: clotrimazole, miconazole, terconazole, and several others, including single dose fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth. If you're sure you have a vaginal yeast infection, choose whichever product is cheapest and/or most convenient for you. ...Read more

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Is silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) over the counter?

Is silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) over the counter?

No: See your doctor if your skin is infected. It could go to cellulitis if you ignore it. It is is usually used for burns and they can cause scarring. ...Read more

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Could you buy lidocaine gel/cream over the counter?

Could you buy lidocaine gel/cream over the counter?

Yes: Many over the counter topical analgesics and pain ointments have a low dose of lidocane, novacaine or prilocaine. ...Read more

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Which is the best antibacterial oral rinse available over the counter?

Which is the best antibacterial oral rinse available over the counter?

OTC Mouthrinses: It depends what you are trying to prevent. If you want to prevent cavities, use act Fluoride rinse. If you want to prevent gingivitis (bleeding gums), use listerine. If you want to prevent gingivitis and have dry mouth, use crest prohealth. (it does not have the alcohol that listerine does which can make dry mouth worse.). ...Read more

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Are skin whitening creams available over the counter?

Are skin whitening creams available over the counter?

Yes, but not good: You can get otc bleach cream but it is limited to only 1-2% hydroquinone (bleaching agent). For effective skin lightening one needs greater than 6%. This must be through a doctor that treats hyper-pigmentation because there are very special rules and precautions that must be followed. ...Read more

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What over the counter medicine for jock itch?

What over the counter medicine for jock itch?

There R a few.SPRAYS: -opps hit the wrong key. sprats, ointments, creams. Tinactin (tolnaftate) is 1 that comes 2 mind. Just go 2 a pharmacy and look around if embarrassed, otherwise ask a worker where the athletes foot meds R. same thing, different area. not able 2 find a picture. ...Read more

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Over the counter anaesthetics availble in us?

Over the counter anaesthetics availble in us?

Not really: Only over the counter local anesthetics. The rest of the bunch should only be prescribed and administered by an anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Clotrimazole : Topical Cream, see if that can be purchased OTC in your area, read the labels carefully, if no improvement, you ought to see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

Are lotrimin (clotrimazole) antifungal cream side effects of rash all over the body?

No: I have never seen lotrimin (clotrimazole) cause generalized rash but it is possible as an unusual reaction to the other ingredients .Stop lotimin and see md. ...Read more

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Can i buy permethrin over the counter?

Yes: Yes. For example, rid is available in the U.S. Without a prescription. ...Read more

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Can I get viocort cream over the counter?

Can I get viocort cream over the counter?

No: it is a Prescription item in most States.


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Best over-the-counter cream/product for barbers itch?

Best over-the-counter cream/product for barbers itch?

Lotrimin (clotrimazole): I would try anti-fungal cream first. If that doesn't work then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can purchase over the counter for haemroids? Preferably oral medication to take with a cream.

Is there anything I can purchase over the counter for haemroids? Preferably oral medication to take with a cream.

Hemorrhoids: There are no oral treatments for hemorrhoids. Try to keep bowels soft with plenty of fluid and high fiber.
Creams are over the counter as well as available as suppositories. ...Read more

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Are there any good excema over-the-counter creams?

Not really: Unless it is very mild, you may get away with Cortaid (hydrocortisone) 10 with use of skin cleansers instead of soap for washing. ...Read more

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Can i buy dipropionate cream over the counter?

It's a steroid: Needs an r/x- there are steroid creams in low doses over the counter. ...Read more

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How can I make sunburn go away fast and stop from hurting, with over-the-counter creams?

How can I make sunburn go away fast and stop from hurting, with over-the-counter creams?

You can't.: Sunburn will go away when it wants to go away, and typically it takes its sweet time. Sit in a cool bathtub or apply cool wet dressings, and use a good anti-burn cream like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or bionect. And learn the lesson: mr. Sun is our friend, but we have to respect his power. Get your self a good sunscreen lotion (spf ~50) and apply it every day, whether you plan to go out in the sun or not. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter cream that i can apply to lighten my skin? My skin is tanned from being out in the sun.

Is there an over-the-counter cream that i can apply to lighten my skin? My skin is tanned from being out in the sun.

Not a good idea : Your tan will fade fairly quickly if you stay out of the sun or use strong sun screens. I don't recommend trying to bleach away your tan. "tincture of time" should solve you tan problem! ...Read more

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What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

Pill for eczema: There is no pill for eczema. Antihistamines are sometimes used for itch or swelling. Cortisone creams are the first line of defense for this condition. ...Read more

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I have had a hemmhroid for a week and been using an over-the-counter cream and it's still not better. What should I do next?

I have had a hemmhroid for a week and been using an over-the-counter cream and it's still not better. What should I do next?

More techniques: The key to resolving the hemorrhoid is to keep your bms soft and regular. Topical creams, esp if they contain some steroid, can help. But also try to do some warm soaks (sitz bath) with epsom salt water, increase the fiber in your diet with metamucil or equivalent to soften bm's, avoid straining. Don't linger on the toilet. Dont use cheap (rough) toilet paper. These things together can help. ...Read more

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Over the counter phimosis cream uk?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Here are some...: Phimosis may induce inflammation / infection, which could be treated with heightening topical hygiene with judicious use of antifungal cream with steroid. If the bother from phimosis persists despite care, circumcision is the choice of long-term care. More? Ask doctor timely. ...Read more

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Are skin whitening creams available over the counter?

Yes, but not good: You can get otc bleach cream but it is limited to only 1-2% hydroquinone (bleaching agent). For effective skin lightening one needs greater than 6%. This must be through a doctor that treats hyper-pigmentation because there are very special rules and precautions that must be followed. ...Read more

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Is using over-the-counter creams a piles solution? Is surgery avoidable?

Is using over-the-counter creams a piles solution? Is surgery avoidable?

Yes avoidable : Yes avoidable most of the time , by diet and local care, you must see your doctor, to rule out presence of colorectal cancer, as self treatment will delay detection of a curable disease. ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should over-the-counter antibiotic creams such as neosporin be outlawed?

I'm not sure, but should over-the-counter antibiotic creams such as neosporin be outlawed?

I don't think so: These antibiotic ointments should be used sparingly and under certain circumstances, usually in deeper cuts and abrasions. I don't think they should be outlawed because they can be very beneficial if used properly. Not every cut needs a band aid and neosporin. If anything they should discontinue the sale of antibacterial soaps. ...Read more

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Over the counter creams for extreme acne?

Need prescription: Over the counter products are either benzoyl peroxide such as proactive or salicylic acid found in maxclaroty. These will not be very effective in severe acne. This will require a cpmbnoation of creams such as a retinoid, and possibly oral medications. This requires vist to dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter creams for genital folliculitis?

Are there any over-the-counter creams for genital folliculitis?

Genital follicululit: s Gerarally it's is best to keep the area clean with an antibacterial soap and let the hair grow out. Putting cream on the area often interferes with this process. If necessary we are more likely to treat with oral antibiotics or drain any severe lesions. All the best and I hope this recovers soon. ...Read more