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Doctor insights on: Tetrahydrozoline Hydrochloride For Pimples

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Do you know are tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride (0.05%) eye drops safe for cats?

Do you know are tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride (0.05%) eye drops safe for cats?

Just avoid Visine: Visine-like drops should be avoided...In cats or dogs or humans...My recommendation---Do not use Visine-like products ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Does mix of aspirin and visine work on pimples?

Does mix of aspirin and visine work on pimples?

Wouldn't advise it: There are over the counter products with aspirin like chemicals in them at low concentrations. I would never advise anyone to try to mix up aspirin creating such a gel because you would likely cause a chemical burn on your face. ...Read more

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Small pimple on white of eye appeared 2 weeks ago. Painless but sensitive & red. 2nd appeared last night. Now it's sore at times. Been using visine.

Small pimple on white of eye appeared 2 weeks ago. Painless but sensitive & red. 2nd appeared last night. Now it's sore at times. Been using visine.

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. Stop the visine, and use artificial tears one drop 4 times a day. If it is not getting better see an eye md. ...Read more

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My doc prescribed Minocyline hydrochloride 100mg tablet 15 tablets for acne and pimples. Can u tell me how to take these tablets for best results?

My doc prescribed Minocyline hydrochloride 100mg tablet 15 tablets for acne and pimples. Can u tell me how to take these tablets for best results?

Read the label: You need to ask the Prescribing Doctor so that you have continuity of care as you and your treating Dr. Should have developed a plan of treatment together. Not to mention, there should be labeled instructions on the bottle from your Dr. Which would usually be once daily for acne-BUT ask the Dr. ...Read more

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Can you take tetrahydrozoline with diphenhydramine?

Can you take tetrahydrozoline with diphenhydramine?

Yes, but: Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is a sedating antihistamine that one should take only in the evening. Tetrahydrozoline is a vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels), used in eye drops. It should not be used for more than 5 days, because it may cause damage to the lining of the eye (conjunctiva). It is better to use oral fexofenadine or cetirizine and eye drops such as ketotifen, ...Read more

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Will minocycline hydrochloride help me with my acne?

Will minocycline hydrochloride help me with my acne?

Bet it will: Twenty-five years on a tetracycline managed mine! If it fails, there are other remedies. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine hydrochloride be used for acne?

Can lidocaine hydrochloride be used for acne?

Xylocaine (lidocaine): Xylocaine (lidocaine) is a local anesthetic. It is not used for acne. For acne, try frequently washing hands and face and avoiding fatty and sugary foods and drinks. Drink lots of water, and try over the counter acne medications. Your doctor can prescribe stronger medications. Well trimmed, clean hair also helps. ...Read more

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Can Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) give me acne?

No: Probably not. In any case, you've had an acne flare; you usually won't find the cause. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide for a few months; if this doesn't clear you, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Could antibiotic: Minomycin (in Australia), or minocycline hydrochloride, (prescribed as 3 month course - acne) cause suicidal tendencies/ depression?

Could antibiotic: Minomycin (in Australia), or minocycline hydrochloride, (prescribed as 3 month course - acne) cause suicidal tendencies/ depression?

Not likely, but: There've been some reported mood change effects - not common and severity is not mentioned. If you have a tendency toward this sort of intense depression, it might be wise to avoid this elective medication in favor of an alternative approach. Only you and your doctor know how crucial acne Tx is for you. One ting that may help is knowing it's not a meaningful depression - just short-term chemistry. ...Read more

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Can I use Betnovate-S or Betnovate-N for my pimple marks/acne and I have an oily skin?

Can I use Betnovate-S or Betnovate-N for my pimple marks/acne and I have an oily skin?

BETNOVATE FOR ACNE: NO, NO, NO, NO. . .
ABSOLUTELY NOT!
BETNOVATE IS A STRONG STEROID PRODUCT THAT IS USED FOR ITCHY SKIN PROBLEMS LIKE PSORIASIS AND OTHER SKIN RASHES!
NOT FOR OILY SKIN OR ACNE! ...Read more

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I have a very small painless pimple like lump ony Left arm just below my armpit should I be worried p.s I eat a lot of butter?

I have a very small painless pimple like lump ony Left arm just below my armpit should I be worried p.s I eat a lot of butter?

Time will tell: If a pimple or is red inflamed it will resolve in a few days. If a hard lump present for a while, it won't go away on its own and you would need to see a doc. Butter hasn't that much to contribute in this discussion. ...Read more

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3 yr old keep s getting spots different places on body. Sometimes little whiteheads. Been going on for about 4 months. Compains of tiredness

Difficult to say: Skin diagnosis requires a visual assessment. Recurrent spots can arise from a variety of sources from food allergy to bug bites. An office evaluation may help define the cause. ...Read more

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I'm suffering a sudden appearence of pimples or what looks like pimples on my back. Can it be because m eating too much spicy food and chilli s?

I'm suffering a sudden appearence of pimples or what looks like pimples on my back. Can it be because m eating too much spicy food and chilli s?

Likely not: It's unlikely that spicy foods has anything to do with the wart-like pimples or skin lesions in on your back. Food allergies does not present that way. If it's pimple, it should go away by itself. Otherwise, you would need to see your local doctor so you can have proper diagnosis. We need to see the skin lesions to know what it is. ...Read more

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Sir! I have some white non-pearly pimples on my penis skin!! Not on the head but on the penis skin... They don't really cause too much pain they are s?

Sir! I have some white non-pearly pimples on my penis skin!! Not on the head but on the penis skin... They don't really cause too much pain they are s?

PPP: These are likely to be benign (innocent) lesions called "pearly penile papules". I would not be concerned about them, though seeing a physician if they become inflamed or continue to spread would be best. ...Read more

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'i popped a pimple and now it''s black?

'i popped a pimple and now it''s black?

Really black?: I think you probably just mean the skin is discolored or darker than your normal skin. This should improve with time especially if you wear a light sunscreen with an spf of 30. ...Read more

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I keep getting little pimples on the tip of my tongue. I cannot figure out which foods it s from. Any suggestions?

I keep getting little pimples on the tip of my tongue. I cannot figure out which foods it s from. Any suggestions?

Yes: Try eating one food and waiting for a few hours to see how you react. Then add another and do the same thing...Keep doing this until you get a reaction one of the foods you are eating. ...Read more

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My daughter 17 yrs has many of these watery pimples on her palms and feet. It’s painful.

My daughter 17 yrs has many of these watery pimples on her palms and feet. It’s painful.

Eczema or infection: Dyshidrotic eczema usually occurs on these areas, but sometimes can become secondarily infected. Certain viruses can also do this. ...Read more

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I have never suffered of acne before but my face is having a breakout (forehead specially). It’s red with small pimples. What should I do?

I have never suffered of acne before but my face is having a breakout (forehead specially). It’s red with small pimples. What should I do?

Home care: Please consult this site for home care for acne. http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
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Woke up with a pimple like rash on my upper back. It’s limited to this area. Doesn’t itch or hurt. Back of neck sore but slept on it weird, I think.

Woke up with a pimple like rash on my upper back. It’s limited to this area. Doesn’t itch or hurt. Back of neck sore but slept on it weird, I think.

Rash: Since the rash is limited to your back and if it is on both sides of the spine, it could be a type of heat rash. A viral rash like shingles stays on one side only. Have a physician examine you if the rash persists or spreads. ...Read more

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Does visine tears work?

Lubrication: Visine tears will help provide temporary lubrication. If that is your definition of work, then your answer is yes. ...Read more

Visine (Definition)

This is a commercial name for a line of eyedrops which includes those that supplement tears when deficient and those that temporarily get the red out ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more