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Doctor insights on: Sugaring Vs Waxing

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Is it safe to use home made sugar wax the female genital area?

Is it safe to use home made sugar wax the female genital area?

If you are not: Experienced in waxing yourself - you can burn yourself or rip off skin. ...Read more

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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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Notmal blood sugar?

Notmal blood sugar?

Please elaborate: Please elaborate your question. What would you like to know about normal sugar.Normal fasting glucose levels in blood are less than 100. Between 100 and 126 are prediabetic or glucose intolerant, after 127 pre diabetic. A1c is normal <5.6 prediabetics 5.7-6.4. Diabetics are >6.5, uncontrolled diabetics are A1c >7. ...Read more

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What is blood sugar?

What is blood sugar?

Blood glucose conc.: This is the concentration of glucose in a person's blood stream, partcularly, the serum of the blood. The normal range is 75-115 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Do waxing burns fade?

Do waxing burns fade?

Yes: Waxing burns are usually superficial and tend to fade with time. If needed, you can use an over-the-counter or prescription fading cream that contains hydroquinone as its active ingredient. Be sure to use sunscreen also, as sun makes dark marks darker. If you are using a retinoid (prescription) or retinol, be sure to stop it at least 3 days before waxing or request hard wax to prevent burns. ...Read more

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Is sugar really toxic?

Is sugar really toxic?

Yes, especially long: Sugar is the primary fuel for the functions of your cells, but that level is highly regulated. So, when level stays above the "normal range" as it categorized as hyperglycemia and later diabetes. Sugar level is higher after meals, but body normally brings it back down. Long term high bs is "toxic to cells" and causes many problems, thus so important to control dm. Consult your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is sugar addictive?

Why is sugar addictive?

Sugar addiction: You can learn a lot from "sugar: the bitter truth, " a 90 min vid on youtube by pediatric endocrinologist robert lustig of ucsf. He breaks it down so it is very understandable and also addresses the political and economic aspects of the marketing of sugar. Also, consider that sugar, caffeine, nicotine and amphetamines all have the same effect curve - a quick lift and then a "crash.". ...Read more

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Does sugar caused aging?

Does sugar caused aging?

No, it's needed: Sugar (carbohydrates) are necessary in your diet daily to be healthy and have energy. Excessive sugar is what causes weight gain and can make you look unhealthy. ...Read more

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Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Yes.: Though you have to watch out for ingrown hairs as the hair regrows, waxing is safe as long as the wax isn't so hot it burns you! some of the skin in the genital area is quite tender, so there can be irritation regardless of the hair removal technique used. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause diabetes?

No: Sugar by itself does not cause diabetes. Diabetes is the inability to metabolize sugar due to lack / resistance to insulin; the pancreas produce Insulin among other hormones which help in the metabolism of glucose (sugar); those who consume lots of sugar may cause their pancreas to over work and if they were prone to diabetes may develop the disease earlier. Obesity may cause resistance to insulin. ...Read more

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