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I've had mild to pretty bad persistentacne for 14yrs tried everything nothing has worked to keep me clear. Should I give 10mg acutaine trmnt a shot?
Acne: Combining retinoids to your regimen of treatment might be an option. Examples are tazorac, (tazarotene) differin & retin-a. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a chronic constipation? I have tried everything. Nothing works! What must be done, pls. Advise.
See colon and rectal: If you have tried the usual measures (fiber, fluids and exercise and laxatives) and nothing is working, it's time to see a board certified colon and rectal surgeon. Basic workup might include a colonoscopy, a voiding proctogram, sits marker study and some basic lab tests including thyroid function tests. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My 1 year old son struggels with dry patches all over his skin and it itches I have tried everything nothing helps can you advice what I can try?
Click on this link for how to care for eczema and then click on the word "eczema" to download the document.
http://ramseypediatric. Com/pediatrics-blog/eczema-dry-skin-atopic-dermatitis-sensitive-skin/eczema/. ...Read more
I get bloated and really sick everytime I eat or drink anything. They said I have cronic consitapation. I'v tried everything nothing is working and it's getting worse I cn't eat or drink without getting sick i'v had everything check they can't find anythi
Scalp gets oily after washing hair and hair is super dry n tangled. Tried everything nothing is working plz help?
Hairdresser: I do not know exactly what you are describing a little vague. But if you are having so much trouble with your scalp and hair ask your hairdresser for a product to help your scalp and hair ...Read more
I'm 16 and I'm so tired I haven't slept in a week and I feel so exhausted but I just can't sleep I need help bad! I've tried everything nothing works!
My 2 y/o is not. Talking and not. Wanting to follow directions very overactive he understands everything we say I have tried everything nothing helps?
I have acne on my shoulders around the top area its very red and irritated and its also bother some ive tried everything & nothing works?
Acne: Acne in its cystic form can be very severe. Aggressive use of topical therapies can dry the skin and be irritating. It may be time to see a physician for oral medications such as antibiotics or retinoids. These have significant side effects and need to be prescribed and monitored by a professional. ...Read more
My allegriws are so bad My nose is burning in my upper nostrils and it hurts so bad. What medicine should I take I have tried everything nothing works?
After getting allergies I've chronic nasal congestion that switches sides. I tried everything nothing helps what can it be, m always congested.
Allergies can be: A source of chronic congestion. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in am & pm. ...Read more
What is your opinion on getting rid of melisma and red acne scars? I've tried everything! Nothing works.
Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. A dermatologist is the expert type of doc to see. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What is the best solution for recurrent bv? Peroxide? Iodine? Vitamin c? Lactic acid? I've tried everything nothing helps. Sex seems to be the cause.
Recurrent BV...: ...is common, difficult, often very frustrating for both patient & doc. BV is not necessarily an STD, but sex often can trigger it and consistent condoms sometimes help. But treating partners doesn't help. Preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel®) or boric acid vaginal capsules sometimes helps. If your doc is unfamiliar with these, find a gyn with interest in infectious diseases. ...Read more
I have had a chronic cough that strangles me for over 20 yrs. Told it is drainage from my sinuses. I have tried everything! Nothing works. I become so hoarse&exhausted from it I just want to sleep a lot. That is hard to do to get any rest. Please help?
26 weeks pregnant here. Have a really painful sore throat with painful dry itchy coughs every minute. Tried everything nothing seems to work for me.
My face has been horribly broken out for years now. I've tried everything and nothing works. Any suggestions?
Acne: Try an elimination diet which will allow you to see if there are foods causing you to react with breakouts. Some of the biggest culprits are sugary foods and dairy. Also examine your environment for any toxins. ...Read more
I have a constant head that never goes away I've tried everything and nothing relieves that pain what should I do? Please help
Please seek medical attention.
How long has it been going on? Do you have fever, nausea, vomiting, eye problems? Headaches could be due to a number of causes some more serious than others. It could be migraines, viral infection (low grade Herpes simplex I infection), lyme disease, sinusitis, effects of medication, hormonal, or more serious, tumor
Hope this helps ...Read more
I have been having trouble with my ph balance and I wear breathable panties I tried everything but nothing seem to work and I am a Virgin.
Ph: What symptoms are you having concerns with ...Read more
My problem is that my face is darker than the rest of my body and I tried everything and nothing is working. Help me?
More sun exposure..: ..is usually the explanation for one's face being darker. Sun exposure increases the secretion of the skin pigment melanin. Other exposures may also contribute: dirt, pollution, etc. If you've tried everything, you obviously have started using sun block every day, but it may be difficult to get your face back to the shade of the rest of your body. Consult a Dermatolgoist for cosmetic expertise. ...Read more
My baby is experiencing severe colic, I tried everything but nothing seems to work, I heard about biogaia, is it helpful in this condition?
Studies show yes: Probiotic supplements (and culture-fortified foods) are not regulated by the fda. Biogaia is just one form of adding lactobacillus to your babies intestinal cycle. A recent study does show there seems to be benefit though. Use caution and talk to your pediatriian about it. The correct dose has not been established. ...Read more
I have perfection OCD is that dangerous? Advice please. I don't think it is dangerous at all but advice please. I've tried everything and nothing has helped
Perfectionism is: Maladaptive if a person persistently sets unrealistic, unattainable goals for himself & others. Perfectionists can have obsessive personality types, needing to feel in control at all times to protect themselves & ensure their own safety. However, obsessive personality type differs from OCD. A combination of Cognitive-Behavioral, humanistic, psychoanalytic, & group therapies may be needed. ...Read more
Deal with BasicIssue: Behavior not culturally endorsed & can displace/damage teeth/bite over time. Back to basics: why do humans of any age suck their thumb? Could it be associating food/being fed with a sense of relief, being cared for, having value, especially in situations in which fears overpower sense of feeling loved & of value in this world; especially if events threatening confidence keep recurring? Look within. ...Read more
Surgery: I'm not a big fan of plastic surgery, but for the right situation it makes a lot of sense. If the problem is interfering with your confidence, social life, work life, etc. Then seeking out a consult from a plastic surgeon may be reasonable. ...Read more
I'm 23 years from 2 years I'm trying to lose weight, I have tried everything and nothing worked. Is it related to hormones imbalance?
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
I'm only 21 but I've had severe GERD for most of my life. I've tried everything but nothing has worked. What could happen if this remains untreated?
You should set up a: Schedule with a Gastroenterologist as to how often to monitor your esophagus. Also, discus surgical option for condition. ...Read more
How I can loss my weight? I tried everything but nothing works I have depression right now because of my weight I can't cantrol my hungr please me
Some thoughts...: Successful diets require that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals and small milestones are good. He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is not successful. Eat vegetables without adding sauces and oils, except for a little olive oil. Don't use clarified butter (it's animal fat) nor eat too many egg yolks. Avoid sugar. Sugar is bad. ...Read more
Acne treatment: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products or prescription medications including topical cream with or without oral medications. Don't pick! A dermatologist should be able to help you. ...Read more
What does one do when one's dep and gad are therapy resistant and meds only partially help. Tried everything, sadly nothing works. Pl help?
The right combo: If therapy and anti-depressants haven't worked for you in the past it doesn't mean they won't work in the future. There are lots if different kinds of therapy and lots of different meds. Keep looking for the combination that works for you. Sometimes it really is a matter of finding the right therapist. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
All my life I've had difficulties controlling my Armpit's they sweat way too much. I've tried everything and nothing works. Please I need answers!
Botox?: You may want to consider having your doctor specialist see if Botox can be approved for your excess sweating/hyperhydrosis. If it works you could have significantly sweating for at least 3-4 months at a time. ...Read more