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Pressured To Use Fairness Cream Why Must I 16
No need for cream: There are a number of cultures that emphasize the virtue of fair skin as a mark of status. However, you absolutely do not need to use skin lighteners, especially at the age of 16. If you are concerned about dark spots, there are a number of products that may help, such as sunscreen, retinols, and medications. ...Read more
IM AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN WITH A ITCHY SCALP I GREASE 3x a week &still itch what to use to stop itch what product should I use to & to stay away from?
Itchy Scalp: You most likely have a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. Grease 3X/week will not help this condition. You can try T-Gel shampoo 2-4 times a week and Clobetasol Solution which is a prescription cortisone twice a day for two weeks, rest one week then repeat. You should see improvement within two to four weeks. ...Read more
I have chromic ecema and its so cold now what can I use to calm down the itching. I already use tricimalone, and don't want to use pills makes sleepy
Non-sedating meds: Several things you can do to treat or prevent eczema and itching - non-sedating anti-histamines like loratadine, cetirizine, and fexofenadine (no rx needed) can be helpful, especially if there is an allergic component. Using a gentle, fragrance-free cleanser and applying moisturizer, right after baths or showers, can help. Avoiding long, hot showers helps. Ointment-based triamcinolone or stronger. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Douching itself: Douching is not necessary to "clean" the vagina as it is like a "self cleaning oven". The more you disrupt the normal vaginal fluids that keep the ph(aciditiy/alkalinity) balance constant the more you set yourself up for serious vaginal infections or worse. So, please stop the practice. ...Read more
I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?
I am using Rephresh vaginal gel to balance my PH, can this be used whenever I feel as though my ph balance is off or do I have to use it every 3 days?
It can be used: If you are just trying to prevent problems it can be used as often as you want but if you have been having problems like BV, it works best to start out using it every 3 days after you complete treatment for the first 6 weeks or so as your normal vaginal bacteria grow back. It will not treat BV by itself no matter how often you use it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I want to know what face cream we can use for eczma , we have had all moisturisers and nothing is working !
Eczema: Heavy moisturizing creams and lotions are effective for treating eczema. Examples include Neutrogena or Aquaphor. The face is a bit trickier because the skin is more sensitive and it is important to avoid the eyes. Steroid creams are effective in the treatment of eczema. This will require consultation with your internist for dermatologist. ...Read more
When using Ben oxide,for how many minutes shall it stay on my skin,and if I have to dry them myself after a time,what should I use to dry it?
Leave to dry: Hello Hawraz - Benzyl peroxide applied to the face for acne should wet the area of the pimples without excess and allowed to dry on your face. This provides the antiseptic effect reducing the skin bacteria know to be part of the cause for acne. I'm sure you are aware of the clothing staining it can cause. Benzyl peroxide is a common choice but other treatments are available if ineffective. ...Read more
I want to ask about ways to stop hairfall, any inhouse remedies that I can use ? I shampoo daily because if I dont I feel itchy
I have dark tone of face .so i want to be fairer, can you suggest some creams i have been using the clingard for 3 yrs
Yes and no: There are creams that will lighten the skin. The ones of over the counter are usually not appropriate. You need to see a dermatologist that is an expert at tones of skin and can suggest the appropriate one. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi there what should I do if I have burn sideeffect from using clotrimazole 2 % cream in men underforeskin \u0026 penis? I have stop putting on
Here are some...: Stopping drug use is smart in suspecting side effect of drug used. Applying clotrimazole cream to foreskin is assuming you might have yeast infection which is usually related with long tight foreskin with inadequate cleansing & drying. If so, circumcision is the sure thing to do for long-term care. So, seek professional evaluation and counseling so to decide the definite way of care. Best wish... ...Read more
Should you use just any regular razor to shave my legs and what type of cream could I use? I'm really scared to cut myself (about to be my 1st time
Any is probably ok: Shaving for the first time can be a bit nerve wracking! Be sure to use a new razor (will have a sharp blade and give you a better shave). The first time you should shave in the direction of hair growth (down on the legs) and use a shaving cream. I would avoid the bumpy areas like knees and ankles the first couple of times and use caution going over the shin bone. ...Read more
How often should you replace your shaver to prevent hidden bacteria? I use intuition, I have really sensitive skin. And i love it. Thanks dr.
Intuition is fine: The frequency with which you change a razor really depends upon how dull it is getting with repetitive use. Organisms on its surface are less likely to produce infection than the organisms on the surface of the skin. ...Read more
My skin is addicted to steroid cream and i've been told to use certain creams to make it better but i just want to know if my skin will become better?
You may: You may always need creams to control problem. Discuss with your dermatologist. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 99% sure I have hyperhidrosis, and it is very bad, I use secret clinical heard that you can control sweat is by using facial scrubs?
What to do if I really want to achieve two things by freshman year: lightened eyes and skin free of scars. how can I achieve this without makeup,?
Contact lens can: change eye color dramatically. Otherwise, you can't change your iris color, unless intentional with Latisse (bimatoprost) or other glaucoma drops that's not recommended at all to try for cosmetic reasons. You may want to talk with your dermatologist regarding scars, and sometimes cosmetic lasers are helpful (Laser Genesis) in remodeling collagen in the dermis to actually help reduce the scar completely. ...Read more
I want to refrain from masturbation What should I do ??? ....And throughout the day I feel sleepy and laziness ? Please replyThank you
I have a itch and burn, I been using vinegar to wash and peroxide pads. I'm scared to go to the doctors. What could it be?
I am not sure: what you are referring to? Are you asking about vaginal health? These are doctors answering your questions, so you won't offend us by being specific. Please provide us enough info so that we can provide a helpful response. ...Read more
I consulted 3 doctors and all of them prescribed mometasone cream to be applied on my lips(after lips chapped by using allergent). Is it safe to apply?
Yes: but don't exceed the prescribed dosage/duration (usually few days) best wishes ...Read more
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