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Petechiae Treatment Cream
What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?
Vitamin d: The newest topicals are prescription vitamin d analogs. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for haileys hailed skin disease? My friend has constant breakouts and ends up on abx. The creams don't help. Any advances?
See: A skilled dermatologist as there are other treatments available ...Read more
Systemic Rx: Your question suggests to me that you have tried topical therapy and it failed. Most men clear on a systemic antibiotic that's right for them; the tough cases respond to drugs that only a dermatologist can write for. You may want to give topical rx a second try; clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, and a retinoic acid derivative may all help. ...Read more
Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids, are a dilation/swelling of venous tissue around rectum. Non operative treatment is recommended, a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungal) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. Post surgery recovery is several weeks. ...Read more
Patience: Dr. Kohl's answer is correct. The prescription medications available are not a "magic " cure. At best research demonstrates that they only shorten the course by a day or two. This is true for otc medications if they work at all. And they always resolve on their own. Until a better cure is available, we need to patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does not work: No scientific evidence that it works no matter how long do you use it, no scientific evidence behind it ...Read more
There is not one but:
Eczema is not treated with only one cream, we use different potency of steroid creams for different parts of body and duration of treatment. All strength creams are available in india
there are also Elidel (pimecrolimus) and [protopic creams, which are not steroids and are available in india may be under different brand name. ...Read more
I have hemrroids or a hemrroid, I'm not sure as I've never had this problem before. What treatment options are there other than the leading OTC cream?
Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. ...Read more
I used many creams a year ago for whitening they make my skin bad nd I went to a dr. He treated bt when I stop his treatment my skin become dark again?
Whitening: Need more information such as diagnosis and medication ...Read more
Why has my eczema gone all of a sudden? Cleared up, with no cream or special treatment applied. Was it the temperature change that caused this orr possibly just coincidence?
Humidity: Eczema does better when the environment is more humid. On the other hand, the triggers for your eczema might have been gone in your case. ...Read more
Skin is very dry as I’m taking chemo pills. What would be the best cream to help moisturize and won’t interfere with treatment?
Emollients, Dry Skin: I would recommend Cetaphil Restoraderm twice daily. If you don't mind the greasy feel of Vaseline or Aquaphor, these can also be effective. Products should be applied just after baths/showers. ...Read more
Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some creams and lasers which sometimes help but not consistently. Discuss this with an ophthalmologist or dermatologist. ...Read more