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Taro-clobetasol for sunburn, is this okay?

Taro-clobetasol for sunburn, is this okay?

Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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I have a condition don't really now may be emphyisema or stress but been with me for almost a decade use to be very bad when started used taro cream for a while ran out its on my inner thihg by groin area on both sides like a rash in contained a lot alot

I have a condition don't really now may be emphyisema or stress but been with me for almost a decade use to be very bad when started used taro cream for a while ran out its on my inner thihg by groin area on both sides like a rash in contained a lot alot

Emphysema : Emphysema is a lung disease most commonly associated with smoking. What you're describing sounds like a yeast infection. This can occur in the folds of the skin, especially in overweight individuals. The key to addressing it in most cases is to keep the area dry and, if necessary, to use an over-the-counter antifungal cream or spray. However, it sounds like you may now have a secondary bacterial infection, which will probably not be treatable without some help from a doctor. ...Read more

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Can consuming taro/colocasia give you kidney stones? I didn't know it could because of oxalate and ate a dish rich in them? Will I get kidney stones?

Can consuming taro/colocasia give you kidney stones? I didn't know it could because of oxalate and ate a dish rich in them? Will I get kidney stones?

Here are some...: The factors contributing to urinary stone formation chiefly result from genetic factors, which could not be altered. Have you been a recurrent stone former? If not and with other pertinent factors, I would not worry about what you may eat or drink as long as being in moderation. To delve into how to handle life reality, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html . ...Read more

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Why and when is root channeling necessary?

Why and when is root channeling necessary?

For pain: Root canal work is a dental procedure in which the main nerve in the center of each root of a tooth is dug out under anesthesia and cement is put in place. This prevents infection from channeling down the canal and entering the jaw which can be quite painful. It is usually done after an episode of pain in a particular tooth. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to reverse root resorption?

Are there any ways to reverse root resorption?

No: It is important to try and find the underlying cause so that further damage may be avoided. The lost root structure will not grow back, but, a dentist could help you protect the remaining root structure and so prevent or delay the loss of your tooth. ...Read more

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What is maca root?

What is maca root?

Peruvian plant...: Maca root comes from a plant native to peru and has been used as a natural medicine by a number of cultures. There have been some clinical studies using it to treat sexual dysfunction with limited success. For more information see: http://dietarysupplements.Nlm.Nih.Gov/dietary/ingreddetail.Jsp?Contain=maca&id=1155. ...Read more

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Is maca root safe to take?

Is maca root safe to take?

WHY?: Why would you take anything that you don't know what it is, don't know what it's supposed to do for you, don't know how to judge if it's helping and don't know what harm it might do or how it could interact with your medication? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Stick with what your doctor prescribes and that only. It won't help you and could hurt you. ...Read more

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Is maca root safe to take?

Is maca root safe to take?

Yes: Many research studies have been done ; maca has been found to be very safe ; well-tolerated in them. As it's in the cruciferous family, large amounts of raw maca may reduce thyroid function. Safety in pregnancy hasn't been researched in humans so it would be wise to stop if pregnant.See http://examine.Com/supplements/maca/ for a review of research. ...Read more

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Where could i buy maca root?

Where could i buy maca root?

Peruvian Ginseng: I would expect that this could be purchased on line and possibly at some health food grocers. ...Read more