Pine tar for skin problems - Doctor answers
Simple answer: This may sound silly but, stop using drugs and you will not have the skin problems. I am not sure what problems you are having but there are a whole host of problems that occur for drug use., skin popping, chronic itching and excoriations, secondary skin infection to name a few. My best advice is to stop using! ...Read more
What parasite?: I'm not sure what you mean or what parasites you're referring to. Parasites are not common causes of skin problems in the U.S. Far more common is delusional parasitosis, a psychiatric condition in which patient think they're infected with parasites. It's difficult to treat, because it's very hard to convince the sufferers that they need psychiatric help rather than antiparasitic medications. ...Read more
Possibly: Sea water is saltier than the body's fluids; so it can draw water from the skin, causing dryness. Condition is even worse in bodies of extremely salty water like great salt lake or dead sea. Thus, good idea to rinse off with fresh water after swimming/playing in ocean & to apply moisturizer. ...Read more
Rash or too tight: Suggest you see a urologist it skin problem is pain with erection because too much skin was removed at circumcision. Best from a different practice, or in a different city so you can get an unbiased opinion. Dermatologist would be best if you are having an allergic skin reaction or an unexplained rash. Good luck. ...Read more
She needs: Dermatologic evaluation to determine what if any testing is required. ...Read more
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I've been experimenting with duct tape on various skin problems. I've heard it works because the stickum is latex. What will it work for?
Warts: Definitely works for warts though not 100% I have seen it reported a number of times in the literature including "up-to-date". Be careful though as duct tape on the face and sensitive areas can cause quite a bit of irritation. ...Read more
Beneficial for digestion + skin problems to fast/ go on detox diet for a few days regularly? Every week/ month? For teenagers and adults - different?
Variable: Fasting has a long tradition in many cultures and has many claims attributed to it. It does suit some people but by the same token some people get violently sick with headaches nausea and hypoglycemic symptoms. So I think it shd be approached with caution and a lot of motivation. No cook book recommendations can be made for different age groups. It is a very personal approach and very variable. ...Read more
Hello, I have some skin problems on my faces recently I need to know what it is? Is it an allergies or something else. It looks very ugly.
Essential fats and..: Essential fats (epa, dha, and gla in some cases) are essential. Phytonutrients (i.E resveratrol, caratenoids, etc) have shown improved skin health. Zinc, b vitamins, probiotics and a healthy diet are all very important. Eating allergy foods, especially cow's milk, is one of the most common caused for eczema. Nourish the outer skin and prevent irritating the bowel lining. ...Read more
It can: Hi. Yes, the sulfonylurea drugs, of which glibenclamide is one, can cause an itchy rash in a small percentage of patients. But if you're one of them it doesn't matter it's only a small percentage! You should talk with your doc. Sulfonylurea drugs are a very archaic class of type 2 drugs, and we have far better drugs available now. Stop the drug and see if rash resolves; you can always re-challenge ...Read more
Probably quite well: This is a great antibiotic to supplement a good topical treatment like benzoyl peroxide. Never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne. It works by slowing down the bacteria that contribute to the disease and probably by some other mechanism as well. Best wishes for a good result in managing your illness. ...Read more