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Dr. Erin Robertson
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Urgent Care (Definition)

Urgent care is delivered in an ambulatory setting. Patients arrive without appointments, first come, first served (except in cases of emergency) care that is rendered is often to treat minor traumatic injuries (ankle sprain, broken finger), lacerations, minor illnesses - sore throat, cough, uti. Not a primary care setting - patients are referred back ...Read more


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Self care tips for vitiligo.

Vitiligo care: Two things that are important to do for a person with vitiligo: 1. Protect skin from sun exposure. Areas of vitiligo have no melanin to protect them from damaging sun rays. Also a sunburn can cause new areas of vitiligo to appear. 2. Protect skin from trauma. Just like sunburn, trauma (scratches, etc) can cause vitiligo to appear on normal skin. This is known as koebner phenomenon. ...Read more

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Some home remedies to keep skin healthy , glowingand porse free?

Some home remedies to keep skin healthy , glowingand porse free?

Fruit peel: One of my favorites is to exfoliate with a fruit mask. To make a fruit mask, mix a small amount of apples, oranges, strawberries, and grapes in a blender or food processor--about 1/2 cup of each. Clean your face and apply a thin coat of honey and the fruit mixture. Allow the mixture to set for 12 to 15 minutes and rinse. This natural mask is good for all skin types and will leave your skin glowing. ...Read more

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What skin care ingredients can help me maintain healthy skin?

What skin care ingredients can help me maintain healthy skin?

Retin-A: Retin-a users reported improvements in skin texture, including diminished wrinkles and brown spots. Early studies soon confirmed its anti-aging effects. In 1988, dr. Voorhees and his colleagues at michigan published the first double-blind study of retin-a’s effect on photodamaged skin and found that all 30 patients who completed the 16-week study showed statistically significant improvement. ...Read more

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Home made tips to fasten hair growthn?

Home made tips to fasten hair growthn?

Can try it: Avoid over-washing your hair. Don't apply shampoo directly to the roots. Distribute conditioner evenly through your hair. Avoid using hot tools (hair dryer, flat iron) every day. Use a deep conditioning treatment once a week. Do not comb or twist wet hair. Massage in warm olive oil or coconut oil and leave for 30-40 minutes before washing. Always use lukewarm (not hot) to wash your hair. ...Read more

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How to keep skin healthy n glowing?Any home remedy?

TLC: You should be gentle with the skin and use moisturizing and gentle cleansers and avoid too much sun and harsh environments as much as possible. The use of moisturizers in lotion or cream form can be helpful. It is also important to focus on good nutrition and get proper sleep. ...Read more

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How to take care of nails, hair, skin and lips in winter season ( India ) ?

How to take care of nails, hair, skin and lips in winter season ( India ) ?

Use hydrating cream: Cold weather tend to dry up the skin. Hydrating lotions, oil or body butter will help right after shower when body is still damp ...Read more

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Head cold, what are good home remedies and tips to soothe?

Head cold, what are good home remedies and tips to soothe?

Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're the ways or proper skin maintainance to get rid of pimples?

Help doctors! what're the ways or proper skin maintainance to get rid of pimples?

See a dermatologist: There are many prescriptions creams available to treat and prevent new pimples. If your acne is severe enough there are also oral antibiotics, birth control pill and spironolactone. ...Read more

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Do skin vitamins help with acne?

Do skin vitamins help with acne?

Cant hurt: they may act as antioxidants I see you are already on Doxy and BPO so I would continue that maybe add a glycolic wash for exfoliation. ...Read more

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Tips to get a glowing skin?

See below: Drink water and consume fresh fruits and vegies. Also get plenty of sleep. ...Read more

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Can you advise for dry skin on tips of fingers?

Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers, frequent hand washing, and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream or Aquaphor at least two times per day. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided. ...Read more

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What tips can you offer on how to take care of your skin during winter?

What tips can you offer on how to take care of your skin during winter?

Winter skin: Hydrate well with water. Continue to use sun -screen - yes, even in winter and you can use emollients to moisten skin. ...Read more

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What are good skin care products to hydrate skin?

What are good skin care products to hydrate skin?

Aloe vera, oils: Skin is a barriers that breaks down when it is dry. Application of aquaphor or vaseline, as light layers, minimize drying from too much water or wind. There are many effective creams, but the best have oils such as vitamin e, camomille, sesame oil, or gels such as aloe vera. Avoid perfumes in products which alter the pH and decrease efficacy of ingredients.Io. ...Read more

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Tips for me on cleansing routine and diet, prettier skin possible?

Tips for me on cleansing routine and diet, prettier skin possible?

All I can advise...: ...Without knowing how old you are, what sort of skin you have, how well you have taken care of it up until now, and other factors, is cleanse daily with a mild liquid soap and eat a healthy diet. Prettier skin is always possible (unless you are cindy crawford and have perfect skin to begin with). For more specific recommendations, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

Anthocyanins: The roles of anthocyanin pigments as medicinal agents have been well-accepted dogma in folk medicine throughout the world, and, in fact, these pigments are linked to an amazingly broad-based range of health benefits. For example, anthocyanins from hibiscus sp have historically been used in remedies for liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (vaccinium) anthocyanins have an anecdotal hist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of deep, old ingrowns in pubic area? Tried everything— exfoliating, store products, laser removal and tweezing them out with no luck.

How to get rid of deep, old ingrowns in pubic area? Tried everything— exfoliating, store products, laser removal and tweezing them out with no luck.

Dermatologist: The next step is to see a dermatologist. They can confirm that ingrown hairs are in fact the problem. Then they can recommend how to address and fix the problem. ...Read more

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Tips to make skin fair and clear?

Tips to  make skin fair and clear?

Sunblock moisturizer: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will let skin lighten up. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are a few uncommon hormonal medical conditions that can cause skin darkening. ...Read more

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Any good tricks or tips on how to help a sunburn?

Any good tricks or tips on how to help a sunburn?

Yes: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Sudy
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Skin Resurfacing (Definition)

As skin ages it goes through various changes that makes it look older. Skin resurfacing is a technique (usual with a laser) that removes the top layers of skin. That stimulates the skin to produce younger looking, healthier skin. The key is to go to a qualified cosmetic surgeon to be sure that the treatment is right for you and to be sure that ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Wound Care (Definition)

Wound care is steps taken to ensure that a wound heals correctly. Steps may include dressing changes, application of topical antibiotics or ointments, proper offloading, infection control, and professional wound debridement when indicated. See your physician and have them advise you on treatment ...Read more