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Treatment for pseudofolliculitis?

Many things may help: The easiest answer is to stop shaving and grow a beard. If this isn't practical, then you can try to use one of the otc depilatory meds. That dissolve hair. These are strong and can't be used daily. There are prescription medications that may help. Also there are razors and shaving methods specific for this condition. ...Read more

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What are some of the best prescribe medication for Pseudofolliculitis Barbae ?

What are some of the best prescribe medication for Pseudofolliculitis Barbae ?

Several...: The easiest cure is to let the beard grow. glycolic acid-based peels to be an effective and well-tolerated therapy which resulted in significantly fewer PFB lesions. Medications containing Allantoin and Azulene have been shown to reduce swelling, redness and itchiness. Salicylic acid peels can help. Prescription antibiotic gels (Benzamycin, Cleocin-T) or oral antibiotics, and Retin-A may be used. ...Read more

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I think i have Pseudofolliculitis barbae and i need a dr note asap for my job i start on wednesday can u help ?

I think i have Pseudofolliculitis barbae and i need a dr note asap for my job i start on wednesday can u help ?

Unrelated.: Pseudofolliculitis barbae should not need a doctor's note. If there is a concern about infection you will need to have a doctor see you to clear you for work if that is an issue. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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