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Skin Problems On Legs
Anyone heard of Forteo injections causing skin problems. Skin on legs very thick, cracks, bleeds. Taking inj. For 1yr now.
Uncertain: I would recommend you talk to your physician who prescribed Forteo. Forteo is a relatively new medications and all potential side effects are not yet known. Good luck ...Read more
Terrible skin problem on my brother's leg this happened twice in 2009 and 2010, now again in 2011, much more severe this time. It start as a red dot, then worse with a lot pus inside, and then swollen and harden with black skin color. What is this? In 200
It : It sounds like a skin abscess (bacterial infection under the skin). Often times antibiotics don't work because they can't penetrate the infection. In a case such as this he should visit a doctor. A procedure called an incision and drainage will likely be done. The area will be opened and drained. Antibiotics will then work and continue to heal the infection. Best of luck. ...Read more
Is it bad to wax my legs? I have a nair roll-on wax and I've tried it on.A little spot and it worked pretty good but I just want to make sure it wont cause any skin problems or something
Safe: Usually fine to wax. Can cause irritation but safe to proceed. ...Read more
I was put on co cyprindiol for my skin problems and it's a contraceptive pill. What are the side effects?
Well tolerated but: It contain ethinylestradiol a female sex hormone and cypoterone an anti androge.Used for treatment of severe acne or hirsutism and as oral contraceptive.Major side effects are headaches breast tenderness increase weight mood changes breakthrough bleeding serious side effects are rare and need to stop the med like sudden chest pain shortness of breath faining attacks jaundice swelling leg or pain. ...Read more
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