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Heyi got scabie was wondering if i used the treatment cream if it prevents it from coming back or do i need to tell everyone i came into contact with ?
Please see below.: The treatment won't prevent you from catching it in the future. And yes, you need to notify anyone you've been in close contact with since you caught scabies, until the scabies is gone. That way, they can be on the lookout for symptoms, and if any symptoms of scabies appear, they can be evaluated and treated quickly. ...Read more
Any suggestions on which works better: the cold sore treatment cream or just the bottle of 500mg tablets?
You need to be more: Specific to answer this question. Which cream and which tablets? ...Read more
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged pores: tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules): topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide cysts: oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
Apply thin layer. .: to all areas of the skin that have acne after gently cleansing the skin and drying. It works both to reduce redness and swelling of active lesions, but also helps to open the pores and prevent further pimples. As it may be drying, start with once daily for a few weeks, and then increase to twice or three times daily if well tolerated. It can be used on both face and back but avoid your eyes. ...Read more
I may have true keloid on nose, not sure.Is there any treatment/cream that would work on it with lowest recurrence?Cryotherapy maybe?Thanks
No: A true keloid will only get worse with additional trauma such as cryotherapy. Injection of medicines that dissolve scar tissue as well as inhibit its formation can sometimes be helpful. The option of surgical removal should be followed with several radiation treatments to help prevent recurrence. ...Read more