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Dr. James Krick
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Valacyclovir (Definition)

Valacyclovir is a herpes viruses agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more


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What are the real benefits of coconut oil? I have heard so many thins that is can be used for one important in is treating skin conditions?!

What are the real benefits of coconut oil? I have heard so many thins that is can be used for one important in is treating skin conditions?!

Read critically: The stuff is a good skin moisturizer. The folks who study this sort of thing believe that dietary coconut oil is atherogenic. If you believed the other health claims, you'd be reading uncritically. Some of the island nations with limited natural resources promote coconut products for reasons that are, to be kind, "not evidence-based." get with a scientific holistic physician for guidance here. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions use emulsion?

Which skin conditions use emulsion?

Not sure of question: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions suits to use emulsion?

Not relevant: Emulsions are vehicles for delivering medication to the skin, just like creams, ointments, lotions, etc. Emulsions allow manufacturers to mix liquids that ordinarily do not mix well, such as oil and water. If you are asking which medications are available in emulsions, there are many, for a wide variety of skin conditions. ...Read more

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I heard that water helps your skin conditions. Is this true?

I heard that water helps your skin conditions. Is this true?

Yes: Skin cells require water to function properly. Dehydration causes damage, accelerated aging, and inability to heal properly. All skin conditions and diseases would become worse in a body not receiving proper nutrition or adequate hydration. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help skin conditions?

Can acupuncture help skin conditions?

Never heard it being: Used for skin conditions, but there are some skin conditions triggered by internal illnesses for which acupuncture may indirectly help. ...Read more

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Is argan oil good for skin conditions?

Argan oil: Argan oil has been used as a natural moisturizer and hair conditioner for centuries. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skin conditions?

What is the treatment for skin conditions?

Skin conditions: The treatment for a skin condition depends on the skin codition: for acne there are oral antibiotics and topicals, for psoriasis topicals and biologics, for eczema moisturizers and cortisone, for warts there is liquid nitrogen, for male pattern hair loss Propecia and rogaine, (minoxidil) for abnormal moles surgical excision, for bacterial infections antibiotics, for fungus topical or oral meds. ...Read more

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Which skin conditions usually lead to cancer?

Which skin conditions usually lead to cancer?

Skin conditions: Sunburns, excessive tanning, radiation treatment, scarred areas, and organ transplants are some but not all of the conditions that may lead to skin cancer developent. ...Read more

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Can crestor (rosuvastatin) cause skin conditions?

Can crestor (rosuvastatin) cause skin conditions?

In some cases: Crestor (rosuvastatin) can cause skin rash, pruritus, urticaria and angioedema. ...Read more

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What conditions or infections or skin conditions could be cured?

What conditions or infections or skin conditions could be cured?

Not enough info: There are too many to list. You are better off asking that question about a specific skin disease. ...Read more

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Do teenage skin conditions (eg. Breakouts pigmentation) improve as you grow older?

Do teenage skin conditions (eg. Breakouts pigmentation) improve as you grow older?

Some do some don't: There are many different types of pigmentation presentations/problems, and the natural course of these vary tremendously. Some improve and some don't. One way to help minimize them or prevent them from worsening, is avoiding prolonged direct sun exposure, which will make the pigmented lesions stand out more. ...Read more

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Can any medications cause boils? Is it possible for any medications such as minocycline to cause skin conditions like boils? .

Can any medications cause boils? Is it possible for any medications such as minocycline to cause skin conditions like boils? .

Poss, but unlikely: Anything is possible, but Minocycline is an antibiotic with a high affinity for skin structures and is usually used to treat conditions like boils. If you were allergic to Minocycline than you could possibly get an allergic reaction including a skin eruption, that could look like or turn into a "boli." see a dr. If you have boils that will not go away. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can any medications cause boils? Is it possible for any medications such as minocycline to cause skin conditions like boils? .

Yes: The cause is indirect, but real. Chronic use of minocen can result in the overgrowth of drug resistant abcesses, frequently staph. ...Read more

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What skin conditions can be mistaken for ringworm?

Eczema: The most common skin condition that is mistaken for ringworm is eczema. They can look the same and develop on similar parts of the body but the treatment is completely different. See your dermatologist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why are skin conditions found usually on the knees and elbows?

Koebner: Some skin diseases, psoriasis being a good example, follow trauma- hence the distribution to elbows, knees, hands, feet. This is called the koebner phenomenon. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Valtrex (Definition)

Valtrex is a herpes viruses agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more


Dr. Cesar Gomez lozano
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Skin Diseases (Definition)

Skin diseases = disorder affecting the outermost layer of ...Read more