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I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month. Will you please suggest me any medication.?

I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month. Will you please suggest me any medication.?

Dark spot: Hi Priya0413 ~ this is probably melasma and could be due to the BCP or recent pregnancy. Please see your GYN doc and a dermatologist to make sure its not a melanoma. thanks ...Read more

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My vitiligo spot on back haven't spread in years, is there a chhance of it spreading in future? I don't want to take any medication. I have one spot on

My vitiligo spot on back haven't spread in years, is there a chhance of it spreading in future? I don't want to take any medication. I have one spot on

Can't tell: Since vitiligo is mostly considered an autoimmune process, whether the problem will spread or not depends on the status of your immune response. There is no way to predict what will happen in the future. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a dark spot corrector and acne medication simultaneously?

Is it safe to use a dark spot corrector and acne medication simultaneously?

Sometimes: Many of the "spot correctors" are comedogenic and actually clog the pores causing the acne to worsen. The choice of the agent should be reviewed with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My throat hurts & I see a white spot what medication can I take?

My throat hurts & I see a white spot what medication can I take?

Maybe antibiotics: Sore throat can be caused by virus or bacteria. Although the white spot is associated with bacterial infection like group a strep, that finding is also present in viral pharyngitis. I would recommend that you see a doctor and get a rapid strep and culture. If it is strep, you will need a prescription for an antibiotic. In the meantime there are lots of soothing otc lozenges for relief. ...Read more

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Poisons ivy on genitals. Should I go see a doctor for medication or treat it myself? The spot of irritation is very small.

Poisons ivy on genitals. Should I go see a doctor for medication or treat it myself? The spot of irritation is very small.

Hydrocortisone cream: Is available over the counter in the 1% strength and if it's a small area should take care of the itch. ...Read more

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Young male, headaches on and off, not relieved by medication, rt eye blurring n small black spot in rt vision4 yrs, 1episode of passing out. Brain tumour?

Young male, headaches on and off, not relieved by medication, rt eye blurring n small black spot in rt vision4 yrs, 1episode of passing out. Brain tumour?

Please continue to: Work w/your doc or seek a another one. He/she may refer to you to a neurologist or eye doc. Stick with it until you have resolution. Please don't jump to conclusions. Lots of reasons for what you mention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm 26 and don't do no drugs why do I have a bald spot?

I'm 26 and don't do no drugs why do I have a bald spot?

? alopecia areata: A single bald spot on the head or scalp, may indicate an autoimmune disorder called alopecia areata, or sometimes it could be due to a fungal infection, or other infectious causes. See a dermatologist. These are not usually related to illicit drug use. ...Read more

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I have a recuring shingles at the same spot. Pain goes and comes with OTC drugs. On now for 3 weeks. Will it ever go away completely. Am 60 yrs.

I have a recuring shingles at the same spot. Pain goes and comes with OTC drugs. On now for 3 weeks. Will it ever go away completely. Am 60 yrs.

Shingles: We may need a second question or response here. Do you not have prescription medication to calm the shingles down and to let healing occur? Have you not gotten the shingles vaccine yet?

If the answer is no to either or both of those questions that is what is paramount about your next moves. ...Read more

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I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

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I took one dose 150mg fluconase 24 hours ago. Now have red, itchy spot size of quarter on leg. How long will this drug be in my sytstem?

Fluconazole: Rash can be a common side effect, don't expose the area or stay in sunlight for more than few minutes for now. Unfortunately it has a long half life, will be in your system for 3-4 days, best wishes ...Read more

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If I take birth control at 9pm everyday then on day 22, I won't spot/breakthrough cause drug is still in system from day 21 until 9 pm that day?

If I take birth control at 9pm everyday then on day 22, I won't spot/breakthrough cause drug is still in system from day 21 until 9 pm that day?

Sort of like that: One can think of it that way. It's a bit more complex than that, but the complexities aren't important. Life is not so exact, so one can't predict the exact clock hour at which withdrawal bleeding will start. ...Read more

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I'm just stopped IV drug usage a week ago and in the spot where I shot up last there's a hard red bump that's painful and getting bigger and harder?

I'm just stopped IV drug usage a week ago and in the spot where I shot up last there's a hard red bump that's painful and getting bigger and harder?

Good job quitting!: Sounds like you have a boil or subcutaneous abscess developing. You need to go to ER so they can examine & possibly drain & culture it. You absolutely need antibiotics right now. I would push for further testing (HCV, HBV, HIV & blood culture) & maybe even echocardiogram to look at heart valve leaflets to make sure those don't have vegetations on them. Endocarditis is common in IV drug abusers. ...Read more

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There's a big itchy spot on the spot where the bandage stick to the skin. Not the cut. It's itching and I feel there's small 'dots'. Does alcohol work?

There's a big itchy spot on the spot where the bandage stick to the skin. Not the cut. It's itching and I feel there's small 'dots'. Does alcohol work?

Adhesive Allergy: While adhesives serve an important role in our daily lives, many people experience itchy rashes after prolonged exposure to adhesives. Glues used for the adhesives are known to cause irritant-based contact dermatitis. These glues are most commonly acrylates, including methacrylates and epoxy diacrylates (also known as vinyl resins). Treatment is with prescription strength topical steroids. ...Read more

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Derm is removing margins of an abnormal mole on my back, I can't reach the spot, will it be ok to not change the bandage everyday even when showering?

Derm is removing margins of an abnormal mole on my back, I can't reach the spot, will it be ok to not change the bandage everyday even when showering?

Wound care: It is best to keep a fresh wound dry for sufficient time for a firm scab to form. That is usually best if 48 hours or more. So consider sponge-bathing, deferring showering, or getting a friend to help with managing the bandage. If it is a small lesion, you might just be able to remove the covering after 48 hours. A water-impervious covering might also be possible. ...Read more

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What can I do to grow hair from my bald spot on my head w/o drugs and lotions?

What can I do to grow hair from my bald spot on my head w/o drugs and lotions?

What is the cause: If it is due to a disease like fungus infection, a cyst under etc has to be treated if want hair in that spot. If it is due to male baldness then you buy a wig to cover it. ...Read more

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I have prostate problems and its hard for me to just pee on the spot I have a drug screening for a new job how much urine is needed?

I have prostate problems and its hard for me to just pee on the spot I have a drug screening for a new job how much urine is needed?

Min 30 ml: To 45 ml. Drink plenty of fluids before the test including water. Avoid over hydrating. Try to relax and the urine should come out. Good luck ...Read more

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Is alopecia areata linked to chantix, and can anything be done? About a year ago, I took chantix for about 4-6 weeks. 4-8 weeks after stopping the drug, I noticed a bald spot in my facial hair. Then another. Then on the back of my head (not in a normal

Is alopecia areata linked to chantix, and can anything be done? About a year ago, I took chantix for about 4-6 weeks. 4-8 weeks after stopping the drug, I noticed a bald spot in my facial hair. Then another. Then on the back of my head (not in a normal

Chantix and Alopecia: Not proven, but her are some interesting data that hint at it.
Could Chantix cause hair loss? - ehealthme
could Chantix cause hair loss? We studied 60, 675 Chantix users from fda. Among them, 184 have hair loss. See who they are, when they have it and more
www. Ehealthme. Com/ds/chantix/hair+loss. ...Read more

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What medication is effective for blood spots on the eyeball?

What medication is effective for blood spots on the eyeball?

Not a clear question: Sorry if I can not help without better understanding the question. If you mean subconj heme, then likely 1-2 weeks time is all that is needed - if vision is unaffected, no pain. Increased blood vessel size is frequently related to irritation, rubbing, dryness, . . . Those things need to be helped. There is no specific medicine for subconj heme but vitamin c deficiency, or other bleeding is poss. ...Read more

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I have big swollen spots. About 1cm in diameter. Can I get medication to get rid of these? Or should I leave them and let nature take its course

I have big swollen spots. About 1cm in diameter. Can I get medication to get rid of these? Or should I leave them and let nature take its course

Hard to tell: It is hard to tell what you are describing? Sounds like could be hives or bug bites? If itchy and raised off skin could be either. Hives can be caused by many things- viral infection, food allergy, medication allergy, insect sting, etc. Try an antihistamine like Zyrtec (cetirizine) and see if it helps ...Read more

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Some pigmantation spots are on my nose please give me some home remidee or medication?

Some pigmantation spots are on my nose please give me some home remidee or medication?

Wear cap w visor: One common cause for pigmentation is too much sun, so wear a cap with visor. Alternatively, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the right medication for bald spots forming on your head?

What is the right medication for bald spots forming on your head?

Options: Hair loss is multi-factorial: genetics, stress, hormone problems, thyroid problems, mental illness, male pattern baldness, trauma, etc.
The most common pattern that I see in my practice revolves around the genetic component. Review by surgeons who offer hair transplantation is recommended. Multiple options. ...Read more

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What medication can I use to get rid of dark spots because if shaving around my vagina area?

What medication can I use to get rid of dark spots because if shaving around my vagina area?

Tincture of Time: The best medication is "Tincture of Time" which means let it heal on its' own and stop aggravating the area with shaving during that time. If the dark spots are due to increased pigmentation and melanin deposition if you are non white, then the spots may remain. ...Read more