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What could be use as a treatment for folliculitis?

What could be use as a treatment for folliculitis?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses three times a day. Prevention: related to shaving? Hot tubs? Usually goes away on its own. If it gets worse or doesn't get better in a week, see your doc about prescription Mupirocin cream & to confirm it's folliculitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
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Folliculitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more hair follicles are swollen, usually when the follicles are damaged by friction from ...Read more


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What can be used for a yeast infection?

What can be used for a yeast infection?

OTC creams: You can go to your local pharmacy and there are many over the counter (otc) creams that at one time were prescription and are now available to you without seeing a dr. , if it persists, than you may need an exam and rx medications. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What would be a good treatment for a face bruses?

See a physician: A simple bruise can be treated by applying cold packs and taking tylenol (acetaminophen). But facial bruise can be more serious. Get evaluated night of physician. A bruise around eyes also called raccoon sign sometimes can be due to fracture of the orbital area. ...Read more

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What could be some ways to use art as a treatment for depression/anxiety?

What could be some ways to use art as a treatment for depression/anxiety?

Artistic freedom: Lots of options: painting, sculpting, photography, drawing, dance, etc. You can paint or dance your emotions however you interpret them, or create images, photos, or sculptures of what you find beautiful or interesting. Take a class in dance or art - find what moves you and feels natural, and worry less about what others think about the art than how it is is to experience it. Be free with it. ...Read more

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What can be used for a bacterial infection?

What can be used for a bacterial infection?

INFECTION: Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics, locally , oral or parenteral depending on the severity of infection. ...Read more

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What is the medical treatment for bed sore?Sth such a cream?Gel?

What is the medical treatment for bed sore?Sth such a cream?Gel?

Unloading: The best treatment is to prevent additional pressure on the pressure sore. Supportive wound care is tailored to the type of injury. Large open wounds require dressing changes and may require surgical closure by a plastic surgeon. Red areas on the skin are treated with unweighting and moisturizer to the skin. The real injury is under the skin, closer to the bone. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can get treatment for systemic yeast or candida?

Med eval: This requires medical evaluation & treatment. You need to make an appointment to see your physician. This is something that you can't get rid of using home remedies. ...Read more

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Do I need confirmation from a doctor to treat for a possible yeast infection? Is there any harm if its not? What would be the best treatment?

No: You do not need to see a doctor and do not need a prescription for a yeast infection. There are over the counter inserts like Monistat. If you would rather take a pill, then you would need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What would be a good antifungal treatment for treating a scalp fungus?

What would be a good antifungal treatment for treating a scalp fungus?

Scalp fungus tx: What treatment to use for a scalp fungus depends on the fungus. If the fungal infection is tinea capitis (ringworm of the scalp) it requires oral antifungal pills as the fungus is inside the hair follicles and nothing put on the surface of the scalp will help. If it is a yeast, like tinea versicolor, then antifungal shampoo may be sufficient. If it is extensive, may need oral antifungals as well. ...Read more

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What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

Pill for eczema: There is no pill for eczema. Antihistamines are sometimes used for itch or swelling. Cortisone creams are the first line of defense for this condition. ...Read more

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Can any antibiotic be used for bronchitis? Or does it have to be a specific one.

Can any antibiotic be used for bronchitis? Or does it have to be a specific one.

No: Some antibiotics are better than others for bronchitis. Many cases of bronchitis are also viral, meaning antibiotics have no effect and are not necessary. Common antibiotics for bronchitis include the macrocodes and certain penicilliins and quinolones. Do not take antibiotics unless prescribed for you and when given them, take the entire course to avoid resistance issues. ...Read more

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What is it like to be treated for trichoepithelioma?

What is it like to be treated for trichoepithelioma?

Skin of face: Trichoepithelioma is the name of a relatively uncommon condition where a single lesion or multiple benign hair follicle tumours arise on the face after puberty. The tumour cells form rudimentary hair follicles but do not form actual hair shafts. There is tendency for multiple trichoepitheliomas to be inherited The condition is more common in females. The tumors are usually small being less than one centimeter, firm, rounded and shiny. They usually increase in number with age, appearing on the cheeks, eyelids and around the nose. The desmoplastic trichoepithelioma is a solitary ring-shaped shiny lesion It is usually excised because it can look like a basal cell carcinoma ...Read more

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What could be a good shampoo for a mild trichotillomania patient?

What could be a good shampoo for a mild trichotillomania patient?

MILD: If you mean to help your scalp then use a mild shampoo that has little additives or alcohol. Ask your physician and even your hair dresser. The treatment for trichotillomania a bit more complex as it is a type of OCD but also needs behavioral interventions. ...Read more

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How is a yeast infection treated for a man? What is usually prescribed?

How is a yeast infection treated for a man? What is usually prescribed?

Anti fungal meds: A yeast infection is treated with anti-fungal medications like nystatin. Once symptoms are eradicated, you can take steps to improve your immune system to prevent further infection. If you have not been on antibiotics recently, you should have a physical with blood work to determine the reason for the infection. See your pcp for help in that endeavor. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a good treatment for excema?

Could you explain what is a good treatment for excema?

Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night and chlorine baths if more severe. ...Read more

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What can be used to treat severe eczema for a 23-month-old besides steroids?

What can be used to treat severe eczema for a 23-month-old besides steroids?

Several things: Eliminate dairy and wheat from the diet. Give probiotics and cod liver oil. Use lotions like aquafor or calendula or jojoba oil or one called schmoove (see www.Franzcenter.Com). Chinese medicine can do a lot to balance the skin and help the GI tract...Eczema is associated with food allergies in many cases. I have also had great succes with homeopathy. Find a practitioner near you. ...Read more

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For what conditions would a vasodilator be used?

High Blood Pressure: Expect that other docs here will add to this, but simplest condition used is simply high blood pressure. Most blood pressure medications are in essense medications that dialate blood vessels and in the process lower the blood pressure. ...Read more