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Topical Cream For White Spots
Serious Rx: You've already got acne scarring. This would not have happened if you'd gotten cared for by a scientific physician. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease, a major personal and professional liability, that can be managed by 21st century care. With many blackheads, a topical retinoic acid derivative is a good choice; since scarring's present, likely an antibiotic also. Go for it. ...Read more
Peeling rash on penis base, scrotum. Used anti fungal, steroid creams, antibiotics(cleared for a bit) tinea creams, powder, kept dry. Been doctor.Help?
See skin doctor: It's time for you to see a dermatologist to find out. Since you did not mention itching, latex allergy (assuming that you do use condom occasionally) is unlikely. ...Read more
Tinea Versicolor: Topical anti-fungal medications are the treatment of choice for tinea versicolor. The following topical antifungal treatment regimens have been shown to produce a greater than 70% clinical response rate: 2% Ketoconazole Cream applied once daily for 11-22 days 2% ketoconazole shampoo regimen (lathered over affected and surrounding areas and left on for at least 5 minutes for three days. ...Read more
It may: Kojic acid is an agent that helps to decrease darkly pigmented areas. Retin a (tretinoin) along with the kojic acid can augment the effectiveness in reducing areas of hyper pigmentation. Remember to practice safe sun exposure by always wearing a good sunscreen to prevent further pigmentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tinea versicolor cause and treatment??? Just applied an anti fungal cream "clotrigmarole cream usp1%"
TINEA VERSICOLOR: I CALL THIS A FRIENDLY FUNGOUS CONDITION. A KETOCONAZOLE CREAM AND SHAMPOO OFTEN WORKS WELL. IF YOU HAVE IT ON YOUR CHEST AND BACK, FOR EXAMPLE, WASH THOROUGHLY YOUR CHEST AND BACK, AND THEN AFTER YOU RINSE OFF, DRY AND APPLY THE CREAM AT BEDTIME. YOU MUST DO THIS FOR A FEW WEEKS. GOOD LUCK . . . ...Read more
Used retin A (tretinoin) twice on penis head...skin burned, reddish and sore patches. applying Vaseline, moisturizer for 3 days. can I apply Betnovate ointment?
Stop: I have no idea why you want to put Retin A (tretinoin) on your penis head since there is no wrinkle there. If anything, try topical hydrocortisone for a few days to calm the inflammation down (I presume however that Betnovate is a brand of cortisone containing betamethasone . If so, it is ok to use it once a day for 3-4 days but no more). ...Read more
I ve allergic red patches on face dt.Topical antibiotic.Now iput OTC cortisone on them..Can they leave any marks or pigmented patches whenredness fade?
Here are some ...: Pearly penile papillose (PPP) is considered "normal" variation of the appearance of glans penis and Fordyce's spots are the ectopic sebaceous glands - not related with hair follicles; both are harmless and require no Rx or active attention. Definitely, Tretinoin has no value for and should not be used for either one. Best wish ... ...Read more
Pimples: Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream is a treatment for yeast and fungus. It will not treat acne pimples because acne is due to a combination of bacteria, sebum, cornification, hormones. It could make acne worse by blocking up the openings of the pores. You can get effective acne therapy from your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can mometsone furoate(elomet cream) used for inflammatory hyperpigmentation? Can the cream make the grey colour fade?
Moisturizer: Eczema is a chronic sensitive dry skin condition. It may come and go for several years. Using a good moisturizer (something without perfumes) frequently can help. When the dry skin flakes off, the skin underneath may not have as much pigment and may appear whiter. Using a good sunscreen (to protect the skin) and moisturizer will gradually improve the skin tone. ...Read more
Yes, but: Can use but most likely will not help. ...Read more
Small patch of red/tight/flaky skin on face. Have tried anti fungal/bacterial and hydrocortisone creams from dermatologist. What next?
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