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How effective is tetmosol soap in curing scabies?

How effective is tetmosol soap in curing scabies?

Scabies: One way of addressing scabies is scrubbing with Tetmosol soap and then applying benzoyl benzoate to the skin. ...Read more

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Will tetmosol soap help with itching rash?

Will tetmosol soap help with itching rash?

No: Tetmosol is a parasiticide, which works by acting against the burrowing mite Sarcoptes scabiei, the infective cause of scabies. Unless you have been diagnosed with scabies I would avoid this soap as a treatment. See a Dermatologist or Allergist to determine type and cause of rash. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can we wash facial scab with mild soap?

Hello docs. I was wondering can we wash facial scab with mild soap?

I would clean lesion: With 1/2 hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 water and apply topical antibiotic, if lesion not healed in a week you should see a dermatologist to run a culture or consider biopsy ...Read more

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I washed my penis with soap but I had gotten sharpie on it (don't ask) so I had to scrub to remove it. Soap got in there and made it scab up. Okay?

I washed my penis with soap but I had gotten sharpie on it (don't ask) so I had to scrub to remove it. Soap got in there and made it scab up. Okay?

Treat gently: The area will heal. Next time avoid Sharpies altogether, or wait for the marks to fade on their own. Organic solvents will remove Sharpie but I would not recommend applying them now. ...Read more

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I just had 2 moles removed from my back to be biopsied and was given white petoleum and bandaids and told to wash with soap and water twice a day until a scab forms. How will a scab form if you are keeping the wound moist?

I just had 2 moles removed from my back to be biopsied and was given white petoleum and bandaids and told to wash with soap and water twice a day until a scab forms. How will a scab form if you are keeping the wound moist?

Scab: Your right a scab is golng to not be as thick compared to not using the ointment. The healing is from under and from the sides of the wound. It will more quickly if you continue to keep the area moist with ointment as your doctor had directed. ...Read more

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I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off. Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn. I'm using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off. Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn. I'm using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

1st/2nd degree burn: You describe a first or deep first or superficial second degree burn from using the soap. Just like a sun burn it takes time to heal. Usually 7-10 days if not infected. Keep the area clean, try not to touch it, wash your hands frequently, and let your skin heal. Topical antibiotics like neosporin or bactroban (mupirocin) aid in the healing without promoting infection. ...Read more

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Why do we get scabs?

Why do we get scabs?

Scabs: It is part of the healing process when there is a wound. ...Read more

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How does oilatum soap work?

How does oilatum soap work?

Soap: All soaps work essentially the same way. They are a fat/oil mixed with color, fragrance or not. They can be harsh or gentle. Oilatum is gentle and leaves an oil based moisturizer on your skin. Most people love it. ...Read more

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Best antiacne soap in market?

Best antiacne soap in market?

Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read more

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Where can I but phisoderm soap?

Where can I but phisoderm soap?

Phisoderm: Check your local pharmacy or store chain that has facial cleansers. ...Read more

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Any food that helps scabs heal quicker?

Any food that helps scabs heal quicker?

Healing scabs: Overall good nutrition is required for proper healing of wounds, but there are not particular foods for a generally healthy person to help them heal wounds/scabs faster. Keeping the area moist with an ointment like petroleum jelly helps, as does not trying to remove scabs faster than they are ready to come off. Also, clean area with gentle soap and water, don't use alcohol or hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more

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What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

Scent: Jergens musk soap reportedly leaves the skin quite soft with a lingering musk scent. A number of companies make musk soap with a variety of ingredients (i.e. Goat milk). Scent and skin softness/ moisture are reported benefits. ...Read more

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Does diluting castile soap change the ph?

No.: PH will remain the same. Most of these soaps are designed to be pretty neutral with an excess of oil to lye ratio in the production. Castille soap has to sit for a long time to cure so there is very little unreacted lye. However lye is very basic and leaves the soap with a pH about 8. That's pretty normal for soaps. ...Read more

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Why does it feel so good to pick at scabs?

Why does it feel so good to pick at scabs?

It doesn't: So either you are playing a silly joke, and/or you have a serious psychiatric disorder. Please don't waste our time. ...Read more

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Is it weird to eat your own scabs? And why do I do it?

Is it weird to eat your own scabs? And why do I do it?

Probably Habit: Probably something you have been doing since a child (like sucking thumb) and no one made you stop. ...Read more

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How to care for MRSA scabs?

How to care for MRSA scabs?

Scab treatment: See your doctor.... Clean with bactroban (mupirocin).... I also recommend scar cream... Which some doctors use.... I've seen good results with it ...Read more

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Savon soap is good for face?

Savon soap is good for face?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How to heal scabs--super glue?

No, not super glue..: Scabs are part of the healing process and should be left to fall off on their own. ...Read more

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Is lava soap good for the face?

Is lava soap good for the face?

Sometimes: Lava soap has abrasive inclusions which can help remove deeply seated deposits on the skin. The face is a little delicate and may respond with reddening and tingling. Lava soap was designed mostly for use on the hands. But an occasional scrub with lava soap on the face should do not harm. ...Read more

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Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

May be psoriasis: Hard to say without seeing. The presence of thickened red scaly plaques on the elbows & knees can be common sites for psoriasis. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked. ...Read more

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Why is triclosan in so many soaps?

Why is triclosan in so many soaps?

Antibacterial: Triclosan is in many soaps because it is an antibacterial, meaning it kills bacteria on contact. Importantly, triclosan does not kill viruses. Alcohol containing hand sanitizing gels will kill viruses more effectively than triclosan. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for scab?

What is the medical term for scab?

There isn't one...: Scab...or healed crusted wound, or rarely eschar. But eschar really refers to the dry scab that occurs as a result of cautery or burning. ...Read more

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Could you become allergic to soap?

Yes: You can become allergic to an ingredient in soap, especially if it has a harsh cleaner or fragrance. ...Read more

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Will keto soap improves complexion?

Will keto soap improves complexion?

If have fungus: Like tinea versicolor, but it is antifungal not antibacterial, try it and see. ...Read more

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What are bumps that turn into scabs?

Bumps: Scans are just hard dried up skin debris that lays on the surface. Bumps or papules can represent many things like blisters etc. You should go see your dermatologist more of a formal diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if you peeled a scab off?

What to do if you peeled a scab off?

Protect it: If you want to reduce the potential scarring from skin injury, covering it with something like vaseline will protect it and minimize the hard scab that can form. If your current scab was peeled off then you may not have to do anything. Vaseline in this case may or may not do anything for you. ...Read more

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Why are my scabs so red? Is that bad?

Why are my scabs so red? Is that bad?

Scabs: Scabs are raised red or dark brown patches on the skin. They serve as a seal to wounds, blocking out bacteria as your body regenerates new skin cells and repairs blood vessels in the area. Once these repairs are made, the scab will fall off. Scabs on the scalp operate in the same manner. ...Read more

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But is the soap good if you have boils?

But is the soap good if you have boils?

Sorta: Kills the germs of the boils; doesn't get inside of the boil. Limits contagiousness, doesn't fix them. Often needs surgical drainage. ...Read more

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What works in taking care of a scab fast?

What works in taking care of a scab fast?

Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more