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Doctor insights on: Topical Antipsoriasis Drug Medication

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Could anti psoriasis treatment cure a fungal infection?

Could anti psoriasis treatment cure a fungal infection?

No: They are two entirely different issues with entirely different treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Topical Antipsoriasis Drug (Definition)

Topical antipsoriasis agents are a ...Read more


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What hormone (s) cause acne in males? Please indicate what prescription drugs help, since no topical medications have worked these last 4 years.

What hormone (s) cause acne in males? Please indicate what prescription drugs help, since no topical medications have worked these last 4 years.

Many options.: There are many prescription options for acne - too many to summarize here in 400 characters. A dermatologist will evaluate you and determine which ones will work best in your particular situation. That's why they require a prescription - because a professional has to prescribe them for you. ...Read more

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Could topical anesthesia make you fail a drug test?

Could topical anesthesia make you fail a drug test?

Unlikely: However, one topical anesthetic is cocaine. The only physicians I have ever seen use it are ENT surgeons. So no, you can't fail a drug test from topical anesthesia unless the anesthetic used was cocaine. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more

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Will you test positive for a drug test if using TOPICAL ONLY cannabis lotion?

Will you test positive for a drug test if using TOPICAL ONLY cannabis lotion?

Thc test: True topical lotions --- studies have not shown it positiv e on urine drug screens-------however the new transderm THC patch will show ...Read more

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Is topical isotretinoin safe and what is the difference between it and oral drugs?

Is topical isotretinoin safe and what is the difference between it and oral drugs?

Tretinoin: The topical I'm familiar with is tretinoin, a relative of oral isotretinoin. Main side effects are dryness, redness, irritation, sun sensitivity. All of these can usually be managed with dose or strength changes, moisturizers and sunblock. ...Read more

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What is a good topical and supplement drug for alopecia?

What is a good topical and supplement drug for alopecia?

Alopecia: First you need to find out why, at your age, you have alopecia. It is not uncommon at that age but if this has come on abruptly you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. What's the best skin whitening drugs or medicine around the world? Is there any lotion or topical solution for skin whitening?

Hi doctors. What's the best skin whitening drugs or medicine around the world? Is there any lotion or topical solution for skin whitening?

No endorsement: Unfortunately the doctors here do not recommend products or provide direct treatment. We do not recognize that skin color not being 'fair' as a disease. It is the damaging self esteem to wish for something that you are not that we recognize as the medical condition. I would wish for you time to love yourself as you are and to work on real medical issues for better health. ...Read more

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Does flurbiprophen & lidocaine in a topical pain cream show positive on a employment drug screen?

Does flurbiprophen & lidocaine in a topical pain cream show positive on a employment drug screen?

Possibly: Some NSAIDs can give positive tests for THC on screening tests. Lidocaine will not show up as Cocaine or anything else. However, screening tests should be followed by more sophisticated confirmatory tests that will be able to detect the difference. If they are not doing those tests, they are not following usual procedure, and you need to ask them to get confirmation if you have a false positive. ...Read more

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One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so, for how long?

One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so, for how long?

Wow: It can only be found if specialized test for that are used. Standard drug screens do not test for it. However, this sounds very unusual... I strongly suggest a second opinion from a sports medicine orthopedic md. ...Read more

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I m using topical 5%minoxidine on scalp for hair growth. Is this sufficient treatment for this or any drug that I cn take for this without sideffcts?

I m using topical 5%minoxidine on scalp for hair growth. Is this sufficient treatment for this or any drug that I cn take for this without sideffcts?

Hair Loss: The two most effective medications to treat hair loss are Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). Parients who take these medications together grow more hair than those patients that just use one of the medications. ...Read more

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Which medications can a drug test detect and not detect?

Any drug: Tests can be designed to detect any drug. What drug are you concerned about? ...Read more

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Which is the best topical medication for fading freckles?

Which is the best topical medication for fading freckles?

Sunscreen and Niacin: The most important recommendation is sun avoidance and routine use of a potent broad spectrum zinc oxide sunscreen and sun protective clothing in order to reduce the appearance of freckles.

At night, apply a topical 5 percent niacinamde cream (nia 24). ...Read more

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Is there any topical or oral medication for xanthelams (i don't want surgery or liser)?

Is there any topical or oral medication for xanthelams (i don't want surgery or liser)?

Xanthelasma?: You are quite young for these. These yellowish plaques tend to occur around the eye and are sometimes indicative of hypercholesterolemia. If your cholesterol is elevated you might benefit from treatment and maybe the xanthelasma will improve. ...Read more

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What type of drug is tramadol? Is it a pain medication?

What type of drug is tramadol? Is it a pain medication?

Tramadol: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more

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Should I consider using topical medications to treat eczema?

Should I consider using topical medications to treat eczema?

Decrease itch & rash: Topical medications help decrease the itch and rash from eczema. Topical steroids (hydrocortisone (weak), triamcinolone (medium), mometasone (strong) and clobetasol (very strong) are some examples) are extremely safe and effective. They should not be used on the face or groin unless directed by a physician. These can be used daily. Stronger drugs should be used for shorter periods of time. ...Read more

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Which drug is a good allergy medication?

Which drug is a good allergy medication?

Depends: The choice of allergy medication depends on symptoms. There are several good over the counter antihistamines. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice. ...Read more

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Can you get medications for hemorrhoids at the drug store?

Can you get medications for hemorrhoids at the drug store?

Can: Most over the counter hemorrhoid preps are just "band-aids" and usually won't work for long if at all. Patients need to determine the cause of their symptoms and correct that. The creams can help control symptoms during the treatment of the underlying cause, but they are not the long term answer to hemorrhoid symptoms. ...Read more

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How do prescription drug abusers get access to medications?

How do prescription drug abusers get access to medications?

Drug abuse: Planes, trains and automobiles...People with addiction problems can be incredibly creative in coming up with ways to satisfy their cravings for their drugs of choice. The ways they do this could fill multiple books. The overall method is through some form of dishonesty. ...Read more

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How do drugs target specific muscles? (for example bladder medications)

How do drugs target specific muscles? (for example bladder medications)

See below: Drugs don't target specific muscles, per se; they target specific receptors on the muscles. Some drugs stimulate the receptor & thus the muscle; others inhibit, depending on what the problem is. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best medication/drug for dealing with rejection?

Can any doc tell me what's the best medication/drug for dealing with rejection?

Talk to an expert: I suggest that you see your doctor or a psychologist to voice out how you really feels. There are numerous medications for depression but there are many factors that need to be considered to come up with the best medication for you, such as medical history, other meds taken, etc. ...Read more

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What to do if I took a drug test for employment and didn't tell them the medications I take. And?

What to do if I took a drug test for employment and didn't tell them the medications I take. And?

You could lose job: When you sign the usual form before giving a pre-employment drug test (or when you are already hired if random or for-cause testing is done), you are stating, often under penalties of perjury, that it is accurate. If you are positive for a potential drug of abuse and didn't tell them about it, they can consider it a positive test and act on it. Talk to the HR person involved and give them info. ...Read more

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What medications show up as methadone in your system I haven't taken it why did it show up in my drug screen?

What medications show up as methadone in your system I haven't taken it why did it show up in my drug screen?

Several possiblities: Three commonly used medications can cause false positive methadone tests on the screening test - two antihistamines commonly used - diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) and doxylamine (Unisom®). Also, Seroquel® (quetiapine), a commonly used antipsychotic and anti-anxiety medication can do this. However, confirmatory tests should show that it is a FALSE positive. ...Read more