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What does vitamin C do for the skin?

What does vitamin C do for the skin?

Vitamin C is a: good immune system booster. Perhaps you are thinking of Vitamin E, which helps w/skin dryness, as do many good fats and oils such as coconut oil and olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Holly Maes
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Paget Disease Of The Nipple (Definition)

Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to ...Read more


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Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Waste of money: It is already present in most foods. Supplements are not useful ; may increase risk of prostate cancer. Application to the skin is the same as any other oily substance. ...Read more

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What can you eat or what vitamin to make your skin darker?

What can you eat or what vitamin  to make your skin darker?

Don't do it: Taking a vitamin or supplement for the sole purpose of darkening ones skin is not advised for various reasons. Bathing in the sun with high spf suntan skin product is a better choice and this should be done in moderation. ...Read more

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Any vitamins good for skin?

Any vitamins good for skin?

Anti-oxidants: The most dangerous thing for the skin is damage from unstable molecules, promoted by UV light, called free radicals. Anti-oxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamins C, E and A can help protect against this damage. Eating a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables is the best way to get these nutrients. Omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, sardines, walnuts) are also good. ...Read more

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Does vitamin help your skin health?

Does vitamin help your skin health?

Yes: I always recommend getting your vitamins from whole fruits and veggies rather than synthetic man made vitamins. An apple has over 12, 000 phytonutrients all working in synergy to give you optimal health! no man made vitamin can do that.Topical creams only work on the top (dead layer) of skin.Therefore optimal nutrition is needed to increase antioxidants levels in the bloodstream supplying the skin. ...Read more

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What vitamins are best for your skin?

What vitamins are best for your skin?

D, Omega3: Vitamin d and omega 3 are good. Throw in a good multivitamin, lots of water and you're all set. ...Read more

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What vitamin helps promote good skin?

What vitamin helps promote good skin?

Unclear... No Magic: A few skin problems historically found associated with vitamin deficiencies (3rd world countries); in 1st world countries this is rare. Vitamins: extremely prevalent in most foods (i.e. Cheap to isolate & sell), needed in only trace amounts (tiny quantities adequate), thus have become a big industry in 1st world countries, despite no/limited evidence of efficacy for many issues see: emedicine.Com. ...Read more

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Which vitamins can I take for my skin?

Which vitamins can I take for my skin?

Skin vitamins : Vitamins c and e are potent antioxidants and help protect the skin from damage. Biotin helps strengthen hair and nails. Vitamin a helps turn over and exfoliate the skin. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamins for your skin?

What is the best vitamins for your skin?

All: Vitamins do not work alone. They represent a complex tream that can be compared with a jig saw puzzle. If you want to take a supplement, get a good, well rounded multivitamin. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are good for dry rugh skin?

Which vitamins are good for dry rugh skin?

Limited use : Vitamins taken by mouth has little impact on dry skin unless the doses are high , such as with vitamin a , but there is a risk of toxicity and as such that dosing would not be recommended. Better yet , use topical moisturizers that contain aha's or urea , as those ingredients are therapeutic. ...Read more

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What vitamins can I injest for better skin?

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Vitamin C: Vitamins and minerals are great for skin and hair. Vitamin c is important as well as zinc, calcium, magnesium etc. In general i recommend diet high in fruits and vegetables to maintain healthy skin. ...Read more

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Which vitamin is it that makes your skin healthy?

Which vitamin is it that makes your skin healthy?

Several.: Most b-vitamins are essential. You can get a healthy dose with a b-50 complex. Biotin is useful and i recommend 5000mcg/day, taken separately. The mineral i recommend is zinc, 50mg/day as the gluconate. Drink plenty of water, and always use sunscreen! ...Read more

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What is a good vitamin for healthy skin for males?

What is a good vitamin for healthy skin for males?

Agree: I would add, though, that the best sources of vitamin c are not pills, but many fruits and colorful vegetables. Taken as part of your food they are absorbed and utilized better by the body. A person eating a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is unlikely to need many vitamin supplements (except d), and is also likely to have healthy skin. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are good for skin? And what makes them so?

Which vitamins are good for skin? And what makes them so?

Answer for : All 3 questions on this. Vitamins all work together as a team that can be compared with a jigsaw puzzle. All of them are necessary to the life of every cell in the body so there is no vitamin "good for this or that" like taking an Aspirin to relieve a headache. ...Read more

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What if i melted vit d, would the skin absorb the vitamin?

What if i melted vit d, would the skin absorb the vitamin?

No telling: Dyshidrosis only affects the palms and soles, so what you have on your arms is up for grabs. ...Read more

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Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Which vitamins, or products help improve the skin naturally?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What vitamin can I take that will help me get better skin complexion?

None: Don't smoke or drink alcohol, stay out of the sun, and eat a balanced diet (no junk food). See your doctor for specific skin problems. ...Read more

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Biological Therapy (Definition)

Biological therapy means treatment with agents that are natural biologic products (such as antibodies from other species, etc.). The new drugs like Humira (adalimumab) (that are constantly advertised on tv) are examples; these are usually used for immune caused diseases like ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid ...Read more


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hormone Therapy (Definition)

Any hormone given from externally (body not being able to make it enough for its own need, or as a form of medication to achieve certain goal) comes under this category. Estrogen in menopause; thyroxine for hypothyroidism, Insulin in dm are all in this category; so are ...Read more