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What does sulfuric acid do to your skin after prolonged exposure?

What does sulfuric acid do to your skin after prolonged exposure?

Burns: It will begine to destroy the outer epidermal layer and then go deeper to the dermis and then beyond. If you are being exposed to this without protection, stop it immediatley and seek help. ...Read more

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How useful would using mario badescu ascorbic acid (vitamin c ) serum be to red blemishesh caused by acne ? . What would it do and how long to fade

How useful would using mario badescu  ascorbic acid (vitamin c )  serum be to red blemishesh caused by acne ? . What would it do and how long to fade

Get scientific Rx: Stop wasting money on overpriced trademark stuff and get serious about managing your acne. If you're not clear after two weeks using benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, pick up the phone and call your physician like the adult that you will soon be. The red stuff will fade in a few weeks. Your real concern is to stop the new stuff from forming. ...Read more

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Do i need to avoid sun exposure after dermabrasion? How dangerous is sun exposure after dermabrasion? Do i need to avoid going outside for some peroid of time? .

Do i need to avoid sun exposure after dermabrasion? How dangerous is sun exposure after dermabrasion? Do i need to avoid going outside for some peroid of time?

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After : After cosmetic treatments such as dermabrasion, chemical peels, laser, etc...I highly recommend sunscreens be applied to the face to reduce the risk of hyperpigmentation (brown splotches) on face. I usually recommend elta md sunscreens since these are elegant, non-comedogenic, and have mineral based sunscreens in them. Read more about them at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can you wash your face if your eyes are tired?will it cause blur or not? And how long before wasing eyes after exposure to radiation of Gadgets Thanks

Can you wash your face if your eyes are tired?will it cause blur or not? And how long before wasing eyes after exposure to radiation of Gadgets Thanks

Washing your: face shouldn't affect your eyesight. What kind of radiation exposure did you have? If xray, there is no need to wash out your eyes. If you work with radioactive substances(e.g. a nuclear medicine tech) and were splashed in the eyes, wash them immediately and take action according to your facility's Radiation Safety protocols ...Read more

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What can I do for skin lightening after sun exposure?

What can I do for skin lightening after sun exposure?

Sunscreen and Niacin: In order to lighten the skin effectively after sun exposure, it is important to use a broad spectrum sunscreen every day. Applying a topical cream with niacinamide (nia 24) will reduce the appearance of the brown spots. ...Read more

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How long is someone with ringworm contagious for? (# days prior and after skin rash symptoms) What need to do to prevent transfer to others

How long is someone with ringworm contagious for? (# days prior and after skin rash symptoms)
What  need to do to prevent transfer to others

Good hygiene: and use of antifungal creams will keep you from being contagious i think 2 to 3 days of twice daily applications of cream will get you "non contagious" but continue treatment for 7 to 10 days ...Read more

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What products would u recommend to lighten the pigmentation caused by eczema?I dun wan to let it clear naturally as it will take a very longtime

What products would u recommend to lighten the pigmentation caused by eczema?I dun wan to let it clear naturally as it will take a very longtime

Peel and bleach.: Agents containing retinoids, steroids, hydroquinone, kojic acid may be compounded and useful for this purpose but shouls be prescribed under the guidance of a physician. Avoidance of sun and inflammationis also beneficial to limit worsening. ...Read more

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Can Kojic Acid really whitens the skin?or it's just but a hype?& if it really does,is it safe for long term use or can harm ur skin from the sun?

Can Kojic Acid really whitens the skin?or it's just but a hype?& if it really does,is it safe for long term use or can harm ur skin from the sun?

Kojic acid: It has been used to treat certain pigmented skin conditions and will cause lightening of the skin. However, you may be sensitive to it. I would purchase the smallest amount you can and try it - it is safe for use as a cosmetic. As far as sun - it may make the skin more sensitive. Just be careful. ...Read more

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How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?

How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?

Benzoyl Peroxide: Stop using benzoyl peroxide and call your doctor at once if you have severe stinging or burning of your skin. Less serious side effects may include: mild stinging or burning; itching or tingly feeling; skin dryness, peeling, or flaking; or redness or other irritation. ...Read more

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If carrots and parsnips can cause phototoxic reactions like a sunburn, does it happen after you get the juices onto your skin, or after you eat them?

If carrots and parsnips can cause phototoxic reactions like a sunburn, does it happen after you get the juices onto your skin, or after you eat them?

Photosensitive plant: Photosensitivity can also result from touching or eating other plants, including celery, dill, fennel, fig, lime, parsley, and parsnip, as well as arnica, artichoke, chrysanthemum, dandelion, lettuce, endive, marigold, and sunflower.4, 5 lest you swear off gardening or salads altogether, be aware that most people do not react to these plants. Essential oils of plants may be more problematic ...Read more

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Does tretinoin shrink and effect oil glands similar to Accutane ? Or does it just shed skin ? Also how many time should you wash your face while on i

Does tretinoin shrink and effect oil glands similar to Accutane ?  Or does it just shed skin ? Also how many time should you wash your face while on i

Shed skin: Tretinoin gets the skin to shed/peel faster so that the comedones (black and white heads) can come out more easily so that a pimple is less likely to form. Your other question was cut off. Usually excessive washing of face is not recommended in management of acne. ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent chemical burns from peeling after 3 weeks?

What are ways to prevent chemical burns from peeling after 3 weeks?

Depends on cause: Depends on the cause of the burn. It is not uncommon for surface separation of cells (peeling) occur following such injuries or elective treatment. Location is also important to the process. Suggest you see a local dermatologist for site evaluation and suggestions on how to effectively reduce and remove the peeling skin surfaces. Depth of injury will depend on chemical contact and course. ...Read more

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What to do after inhaling harsh chemicals?

What to do after inhaling harsh chemicals?

See a doctor.: You should consult your physician regarding the chemical inhalation. All chemicals usually comes with an msds sheet which contain the safety information and first aid needed. Bring it with you ...Read more

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How long after a sun burn for it to peel? Can some medication prevent the peeling?

How long after a sun burn for it to peel?  Can some medication prevent the peeling?

Aloe Vera: Aloe vera will sooth the burn, you can also take an anti-inflammatory. The skin will likely peel as it was already damaged. Prevention is the key, burns are unhealthy and could lead to skin cancer. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my face is peeling from getting a tan, can I use a home chemical peel (glycolic acid) on the skin?

Gentle washing: Gentle washing with a hypoallergenic cleanser (such as Cetaphil ) and a soft washcloth will remove the peeling skin with less irritation than an acid containing peel would ...Read more

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How long to c result from hydroquinone 2% if fair skinned.just want to remove sun tan?and is it safe to apply on entire face and neck?and how often?

How long to c result from hydroquinone 2% if fair skinned.just want to remove sun tan?and is it safe to apply on entire face and neck?and how often?

Weeks : You should start to see the effects of the lightening cream within weeks. It is safe to apply on the face and neck and usually used nightly. Thanks for trusting in Healthtap! ...Read more

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When your skin peels off after a sunburn, what happens to the hair?

Typically nothing: hair follicles are much deeper so unless you get a full thickness burn which usually means scarring, the hair follicles are not touched ...Read more