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Doctor insights on: Tri Luma Warnings And Recalls

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I've been using tri luma for the past 2 months on pih spots on my face which has caused the surrounding skin to lighten up as well. Is this reversible?

I've been using tri luma for the past 2 months on pih spots on my face which has caused the surrounding skin to lighten up as well. Is this reversible?

Probably: the cream will lighten PIH spots and the surrounding skin to a lesser extent. with time the tone will equalize. use sun protection when going outside. ...Read more

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Is uneven skin tone caused by tri luma reversible?

Is uneven skin tone caused by tri luma reversible?

Possible: It depends how much underlying dermis/epidermis are damaged and scars are formed. If deep scars are formed it is cery difficult to get reversed. ...Read more

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How to treat uneven skin tone caused by tri luma?

How to treat uneven skin tone caused by tri luma?

Stop using the cream: Most skin treatments, including triluma, have effects that are dependent on continuing therapy for the effect. In your case, the cream may or may not cause lasting effects, only time will tell. In any case, stop the cream, wait for at least a week or two, and go see your dermatologist for the next steps. You may see a return to your former even skin tone. ...Read more

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I have been using minocycline pills and atralin. Now that my acne has gone down my derm wants me to use tri luma. Is this a good choice?

I have been using minocycline pills and atralin. Now that my acne has gone down my derm wants me to use tri luma. Is this a good choice?

Improve brown spots: Triluma is a frequently prescribed cream to help improve the brown marks that can be left behind after acne clears up. Your dermatologist is the best person to advise you on whether this is right for you. When using triluma, make sure to use a daily broad-spectrum sunscreen of spf 30 or higher to maximize the lightening benefit. ...Read more

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What is the early warning signs of kidny failure?

What is the early  warning  signs of kidny failure?

Kidney failure: Many times there are no early signs. One sign to watch for is leg swelling and fluid retention. A blood test can detect poor kidney function. Consult a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

What are the warning signs of stroke?

See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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What are the warning sides of suicide?

What are the warning sides of suicide?

Hopelessness: Sadness, isolation, recent crisis, giving important personal things away, talk or threats of suicide, not eating or taking care of oneself. If you or someone you know is thinking or talking about suicide, please call the crisis call center at 1-800-273-8255 or text ctl to 741741. You can also call 911. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of a tsunami?

Water level changes: There are two things to watch for: a strong earthquake lasting 20 seconds or more near the coast; a noticeable rapid rise or fall in coastal waters. ...Read more