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What Is The Best Treatment For Fish Scale Disease
Alpha-hydroxy lotion: Fish scale disease (ichthyosis), is a terrible condition with a terrible name. It's inherited and causes dead skin cells to not fall off, leading to buildup of thick, flaky skin. Lotions and creams with alpha-hydroxy acids (amlactin, lac-hydrin, eucerin body creme) or urea (carmol) help exfoliate, smoothing the skin. A dermatologist can also prescribe retinoids that help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many together.: Tar shampoo is very effective, but you need to clean the scalp first with a mild shampoo, and then use neutratar or a generic afterwards. Make sure you lather it and then let is stay on your scalp, perhaps 5m. I recommend the concommitant use of a zinc shampoo on your next washing. And alternate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At 33, my doctor mentioned because my dad died at 52 of heart disease I should consider aspirin therapy now. I already take garlic, fish oil, and q10, am a non-smoker and exercise. Should I?
Very Controversial: because Most people have a risk under 1/1000 per year of heart attack (if No personal history), the risk of ulcer from Aspirin is higher. Your situation.... Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health.... but, 81 mg Aspirin has a better likelihood of working than a high dose, and a bit safer ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've seborrheic dermatitis white flake itchy scalp symtoms get worse when i eat diary nuts fish soy my IgE level is 498 is any treatment available ?
I'm having Juvederm, Radiesse.Aside from avoiding aspirin, fish oil, vit c supplements before treatment, are face creams/serums with Vit C to be avoided too?How soon can I continue taking oral vit c?
Inflammation : During an acute attack of ANUG, the gums are swollen, painful, and infected. Initially controlling the infection and reducing the inflammation with medication and gentle cleaning or irrigation, allows less post-op pain and the body to start recovery. Later deeper or sub gingival scaling can be performed with better visibility and long term prognosis. ...Read more
I have a light seborrheic dermatitis on my forehead and cheeks. What is a good over the counter treatment to fight the scaling and to reduce the redness from it.
Seborrheic: For your face and cheeks as opposed to your scalp like most people deal with, I would suggest you start with some OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream just on the affected areas twice a day until the lesions clear up and then stop the cream so your skin doesn't get used to the cream and have other issues as a reaction to chronic hydrocortisone use and then just use as needed. ...Read more
No clear winner: Ledderhose disease is sometimes referred to as Dupuytren's contracture of the foot. There are multiple treatments suggested, which usually means there is not 1 specific "fix" for the problem. There are newer treatments for Dupuytren's including Xiaflex. See your orthopedic specialist or podiatrist for eval of your case. http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/gard/6873/ledderhose-disease/resources/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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