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Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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What is a good cream to use for eczema?

What is a good cream to use for eczema?

Vanicream: Fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, Eucerin and Aquaphor are all good options. Uses 1-2 times per day, best time to apply is right after getting out of shower. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. I like Dove white bar. ...Read more

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What is the cream that should used for fairness?

What is the cream that should used for fairness?

None: There is not a single authentic 'cream' which will make a person skin becomes light colored. Don't waste your money on these products ...Read more

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What is a alternative to trimovate cream?

What is a alternative to trimovate cream?

Multiple: Trimovate is primarily a corticosteroid cream in combination with an antibiotic. Pending on what is being used for, ask your pharmacist for alternative antibiotics and either lower or higher potency cortisone creams. ...Read more

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What is the recommended applicator for a spot treatment lotion?

What is the recommended applicator for a spot treatment lotion?

Depends on size: The major applicators are cosmetic cotton puffs, cotton tip applicators and cosmetic rounds or squares. These are cheap, sized to fit the lesion and easily disposed of. ...Read more

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What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

What is the best ointment or cream for adult acne?

Rosacea: If what you have is rosacea, there are no great over the counter treatments. One can try benzoyl peroxide, water based. ... ...Read more

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Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Is elomet cream be used for acne?

Worthless for acne: This won't help. Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide, as strong as you can tolerate up to 2x/day. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What is a prescription botox cream?

What is a prescription botox cream?

Not available yet: There are some versions of Botox that can be applied topically rather than by injection, but these are not yet fda-cleared. It will still need to be done in a medical office setting, not home use. ...Read more

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What is a cream that treats acne?

What is a cream that treats acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are your best friends. For more severe acne, your personal physician can help. ...Read more

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What is the use for azelaic acid cream?

What is the use for azelaic acid cream?

Rosacea, Melasma: Azelaic acid (finacea) is primarily use to treat rosacea and sometimes it can be helpful in treating acne. It is also sometimes used as a skin lightener in patients with skin pigmentation called melasma. I believe it is only approved to treat rosacea and is used "off-label" to treat other conditions. ...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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What is foban cream used for? Can I use it for an abrasion?

What is foban cream used for? Can I use it for an abrasion?

Foban Cream: Foban cream is a topical treatment for bacterial skin infections. It could be used for an abrasion that is infected. ...Read more

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What is the cream used for liver spots?

What is the cream used for liver spots?

Most bleach creams..: ...Have hydroquinone as the active ingredient. Remember, though, that it is also important to apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen lotion every day, or the liver spots will come right back. ...Read more

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What is the best cream for dry skin for male?

What is the best cream for dry skin for male?

Drink water: Stay hydrated and apply hydrating moisturizers multiple times a day. Avoid more than one shower a day and do not use extremely hot water. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mequinol cream with tretinon for skin whitening?

Is it safe to use mequinol cream with tretinon for skin whitening?

Please don't: If you try to lighten your skin, you will eventually disfigure yourself. In the usa, judging another by skin color is considered the height of ignorance, and i expect that this will soon be the norm worldwide as it should be. Looking good for a man is much more about being lean, having some muscle, and above all carrying yourself well and being a decent person. ...Read more

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Iam 29years old. When should I start using retinol creams?

Iam 29years  old. When should I start using retinol  creams?

Depend on need: Retinol is vit a derivatives to help with wrinkles.You can use this cream anytime when you want for your wrinkles. ...Read more