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Remedy for shingles?

Remedy for shingles?

See a pain doc ASAP: Antivirals, like valtrex, (valacyclovir) need to be started within 72 hrs of shingle symptoms. They can decrease the severity and duration of the rash. If pain persists after the rash is gone - postherpetic neuralgia (phn) - it needs to be treated aggressively so it does not last forever. The older you are when you have shingles, the more likely you are to have phn. See a board certified pain specialist for help. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Measles Rash (Definition)

Measles starts as red spots on the face then spreads to neck, torso, arms and legs. The red spots can coalesce into large areas of red. Here is a helpful article ...Read more


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What are the treatments for chikungunya-related maculopapular rash?

What are the treatments for chikungunya-related maculopapular rash?

Chikungunya: Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids may be needed for complications. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for a scalp rash?

Any home  remedies for a scalp rash?

Shampoo/Psoriasis: This creamy rich shampoo(just natural shampoo for psoriasis) for scalp psoriasis is formulated to gently cleanse without damaging the skin's barrier and is mild, even for sensitive skin. It combines soothing plant essences and natural moisturizers with rich emollients to soften and soothe itchy, extra dry skin to help heal and prevent psoriasis. ...Read more

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Is chicken pox like rashes symptoms of himox overdose?

Is chicken pox like rashes symptoms of himox overdose?

Unusual: Vesicular (blister-like) eruptions over the body without other lesions would be an extremely rare (if at all possible) allergic reaction to Amoxicillin (the active ingredient in himox). Overdoses of Amoxicillin would be exceptionally rare as well since this drug has few primary toxicities for humans. Chicken pox does not look like many other things. ...Read more

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Anyone know any in home cures for eczema rash?

Anyone know any in home cures for eczema rash?

Wet wrap: You need to apply a thick moisturizer, such as cerave or petroleum jelly or vaseline, wrap the area loosely with wet gauze followed by dry gauze and keep overnight moisturize daily, don't take long showers, and make the water tepid. ...Read more

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Best medicine for scarlet fever?

Best medicine for scarlet fever?

Antibiotics: Scarlet fever is a rash caused by a strep infection somewhere in the body, usually strep throat although it can be in other areas. Antibiotics such as penicillin or Amoxicillin are usually very effective. Others can be used for people who are allergic to these drugs. It is important to get treated quickly in order to prevent complications. ...Read more

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My 4 year old daughter has both the flu and chicken pox. Any home remedies to help these illnesses?

My 4 year old daughter has both the flu and chicken pox. Any home remedies to help these illnesses?

No: You do not try home remedies on a child who has a potentially serious viral infection. Take her to your pediatrician and get the proper prescribed medicines she needs. ...Read more

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What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

None: It is doubtful that creams will eradicate scarring, regardless of the source. Consultation with a plastic surgeon may be of value and provide several potential avenues by which to deal with this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can topical steroid treatment be given in viral diseases like varicella, herpes, chicken pox infections?

Can topical steroid treatment be given in viral diseases like varicella, herpes, chicken pox infections?

Topical Steroids : Topical steroids used on viral infection can affect the healing process. In fact the lesions may heal a lot slower. If you want to use topical steroids to decrease inflammation make sure you also take oral antiviral medications at the same time. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Clean/dry: Keep the area clean and dry and open to the fresh air as much as posible. May apple aloe vera. ...Read more

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Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

? question: I'm not sure what your question is here. What remedy for a cream are you looking for? If the kids have scabies, the cream is the remedy. Apply it as directed by the pharmacist. If you have questions about how to do that, call your pharmacy back for instructions. ...Read more

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Are there any homemade remedies for treating a rash?

Are there any homemade remedies for treating a rash?

Rash: It depends on the rash but a great trick for dry skin is crisco. Works well on dry skin, eczema, and can even be a good barrier cream to treat or prevent diaper rash! ...Read more

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Is sunlight good for shingles rash?

Is sunlight good for shingles rash?

Mixed advice: Sunlight has been blamed for bringing on a relapse in some. During an outbreak, those places may be more sensitive to sunburn, but if mild - moderate exposure - it should have little effect. If you try it - do it only a little bit and discover your reaction. If it helps, great! if it hurts - stop. The medicine should help. Talk w/ your dr about how it's going. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Remedies for chicken pox for 2 yr old?

Remedies for chicken pox for 2 yr old?

Chicken Pox: If the illness is just starting then seeing your pediatrician is recommended as Acyclovir may be helpful in shortening symptoms and reducing severity. If your child has been sick for a few days then the care is supportive. Making sure your child stays hydrated. Try and prevent scratching of lesions to prevent secondary skin infections and scarring. The rash is expected to last about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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Viral fever medicenes , symptoms and preventions?

Viral fever medicenes , symptoms and preventions?

Antivirals: There are antiviral medications available for some forms of infection. Hepatitis b and c, HIV disease, influenza, herpes simplex and several others. For the average common cold there is nothing but symptomatic relief available. Take Acetaminophen (tylenol), decongestants, etc. There are many otc products and your friendly pharmacist will be happy to guide you to the best. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest any alternative remedies for an eczema rash caused by grass allergy?

Can anyone suggest any alternative remedies for an eczema rash caused by grass allergy?

ECZEMA: Summer is the time for grass allergy sufferer like eczema and other allergies. Steroid cream is the drug of choice, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream is not effective. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for chicken pox scars?

What is the best remedy for chicken pox scars?

Cosmetic surgery: Just like with real estate, it's all about location, location, location. Site of scarring determines intervention choice. Fractional laser, medium depth chemical peel, punch excision, or focal filler injection may be used, but the body site and scar appearance are critical to modality choice. ...Read more

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My dermat.presc.me azithromycin for a mild cellulitis dt.a mosquito bite ..is this effective?!

My dermat.presc.me azithromycin for a mild cellulitis dt.a mosquito bite ..is this effective?!

Not effective.: Azithromycin also known as Zithromax is not an effective antibiotic for skin infections. If the infection is mild and can be watched. Signs and symptoms of more severe infection would be if the area of redness increases, fever occurs, and the area becomes tender to touch. Keeping the area clean and using soap with Triclosan temporarily would be suggested. ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Measles (Definition)

Also known as rubeola, this is a formerly common childhood viral infection that causes a fever with cough, runny nose, red eyes, and a characteristic red rash. Rare complications include pneumonia and encephalitis. The ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more