Pine tar for skin problems - Doctor answers

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Skin Problems (Definition)

Very broadly, anything that is not normal or causes symptoms. Some are self limited (ie poison ivy) some are chronic (ie eczema) and the latter may be more representative of ...Read more


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Can there be natural ways to treat skin problems?

Can there be natural ways to treat skin problems?

Vague question: You would need the skin problem to be diagnosed and then your doctor could suggest the many ways to treat the condition. If you have dry, oily or com, bination skin, your medspa doctor could help you with these issues and keep your skin glowing with laser skin care. ...Read more

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Can sugar cause skin problems?

Can sugar cause skin problems?

Sugar: Sugar by itself won't cause skin infection or problems, but excess sugar leading to diabetes definitely can. Diabetes puts you at higher risk for skin infections and skin discolorations. ...Read more

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Skin problems from IV drug use?

Skin problems from IV drug use?

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

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Could botox and fillers cause skin problems?

Could botox and fillers cause skin problems?

Rare: There are complications to any procedure. Very rare with botox and fillers. For best results see skilled clinician. ...Read more

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How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

How do you get parasites cure from skin problems?

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

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Is it normal to have skin problems because of sea water?

Is it normal to have skin problems because of sea water?

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

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I have skin problems after circumcision. What should I do?

I have skin problems after circumcision. What should I do?

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

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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?

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

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Beneficial for digestion + skin problems to fast/ go on detox diet for a few days regularly? Every week/ month? For teenagers and adults - different?

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

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What skin problems can hypothyroidism cause?

What skin problems can hypothyroidism cause?

Skin: If you do not take your thyroid medicine daily you are very likely to have dry skin. You surely don't want that to happen. ...Read more

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Any good vitamins that work for skin problems?

Any good vitamins that work for skin problems?

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

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I AM TAKING DAONIL FOR MY DIABETICS, DOES THE TABLET GIVES SKIN PROBLEMS?

I AM TAKING DAONIL FOR MY DIABETICS, DOES THE TABLET GIVES SKIN PROBLEMS?

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

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I have a skin problems on my legs its dark brown.

Skin: It is difficult to answer your questions without further history and a picture of the lesions. ...Read more

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How could minocycline work for my acne and skin problems?

How could minocycline work for my acne and skin problems?

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