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Doctor insights on: Sugaring Vs Waxing

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I have a burn from hot sugar wax with blister the size of a dime on thumb. Can I treat it myself, or do I need to be seen? And should I cover it?

I have a burn from hot sugar wax with blister the size of a dime on thumb. Can I treat it myself, or do I need to be seen? And should I cover it?

Yes: put aloe vera on it and cover with a gauze bandage. Take Motrin as directed. If it just happened apply ice to it (10 minutes on 10 minutes off or so) for the first 12 hours do not pick at a blister if it forms. ...Read more

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I use retin a (tretinoin) cream daily, is it okay to do sugaring hair removal instead of wax?

I use retin a (tretinoin) cream daily, is it okay to do sugaring hair removal instead of wax?

Stop the Retin A (tretinoin): You should stop the retin a (tretinoin) for several days before you do this procedure to avoid getting a burn of your skin. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of sugar?

What are the benefits of sugar?

Few: With the rise in obesity and diabetes in this country sugar truly has few benefits, especially in any excess. ...Read more

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Is 169 high for checking your sugar?

Is 169 high for checking your sugar?

Yes: Depending on the timing this could be very high (if you have not taken any calories in for a while) or moderately elevated (right after a big meal.) in either case that reading is high enough to discuss with your doctor and have further testing. ...Read more

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What happens if you have too much sugar?

What happens if you have too much sugar?

Hypoglycemia: As a result of too much sugar at once, your body can make a large surge of Insulin to handle the sugar. As a result, you may experience a post sugar low, called hypoglycemia, it might present as fatigue, tiredness, lethargy. It is best to have sugar with fiber and protein in the diet, the fiber and protein slow the absorption of sugar into the blood. ...Read more

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Is there any sugar in effervescent k-lytte?

Is there any sugar in effervescent k-lytte?

Yes, A Small Amount: Every manufacturer of potassium supplements may vary in the amount and type of sugars, but there will be a small amount. (even in the tablets that are swallowed whole.) most medications that have flavorings will have added sugars to make the flavoring taste good. Potassium is very bitter tasting and the effervescent forms require flavor and sugar to cover the taste. ...Read more

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