Doctor insights on:
What Is The Order Of Mixing Oil Acacia And Water In The Dry Gum Method Of Making An Emulsion
Oil-acacia-water: Add 4 parts volume of oil, 2 parts of water, 1 part of gum. You can add all parts at once mixing vigorously until a thick emulsion is formed. ...Read more
Which is the order of mixing of oil, acacia, and water in the dry-gum method of making an emulsion?
Order not important: The process of emulsification is generally not order dependent. The acacia is the emulsifier which will bind the oil and water phases. You must add enough acacia in order for this to occur. Also the ration between oil and water should be about 1:3. ...Read more
Pharmacy question: Most doctors cannot answer this. Recommend you speak to a pharmacist. ...Read more
Can I cleanse my body with oil? (like the oil cleansing method) My body doesn't tolerate soap I break out in hives. Ive been using plain water so far.
Is there a way to help rebuild the gum line alternatively to gum grafts. I heard that oil pulling can do this.. is it true? are there other methods?
Why do I get dry mouth ? Its so bad that I have to be shewing gum or get a zip of water just to get it moist
After swimming in chlorinated water 4 5-6hrs my hair became dry.Nxt tym wen I washed hair, my scalp strtd producing so much oil. No moisture in hair.
My mouth gets really dry unless I drink water or chew some gum. I usually notice it more at night before bed. What could me the problem?
How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....
Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hav a dry skin n I use olive oil on my face aftr cleanin wid rose water bfore sleepn.Does applyin olive oil makes skin darker..Or adds brightness .
I use hot water to bathe in winters.Could it be the reason of dry and itchy skin.Am using almond oil & aveeno (oatmeal) but nor much help.Advise pls.
Hot water OK: After a long soak in shower or bath-----fingers wrinkled-----use a CERAMIDE cream within 3 minutes. Aveeno (oatmeal) ECZEMA or Eucerin ECZEMA. Also rub in the same cream several times a day. Or just move to Hawaii. Also avoid caustic soaps. Skin cleansers made for dry skin are produced as Dove, Olay, Aveeno (oatmeal), Eucerin Cetaphil. ...Read more
I had a tonsillectomy 10 days ago and I have a really dry mouth despite drinking plenty of water,chewing gum, and sucking on lozenges. Help any sugges?
Loss of salivation: Tonsillectomy can be associated with loss of few minor salivay glands or few nerve fibers that normally control the function of salivay glands (producing saliva). Loss of salivation makes your mouth dry but your body gradually compensates for the loss. Check again with your surgeon if the dryness continues or doesn't begin to improve in a week or two. ...Read more
Stinging pain in jaw/gum area where lower left wisdm tooth extracted aftr rinsing with warm salt water on Day 6 post-op. Can it be dry socket?
Possibly: Dry sockets involve the presence of some pathogen in either the bone or soft tissue after an extraction.. Not normal for stinging pain in ext. site. Check back with oral surgeon. ...Read more
Dry mouth/bad breath from anti-anxiety meds. Tried "dry mouth" toothpaste and mouthwash. Lemon water.. gum doesn't work long at all.. No luck. Help?
Dry mouth: Older (tricylic) antidepressants used for depression and anxiety commonly cause dry mouth. But SSRI, MAOI type medications and most of the short-acting anti-anxiety medications are not known cause dry mouth/bad breath. Discuss alternate med with prescribing doctor. You may also benefit from a dental exam to make sure there is no other condition causing dry mouth/bad breath. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Will washing your skin with cleanser and warm/hot water dry out your skin more than using cold with cleanser?Or would cleanser already strip oils away
Not good idea.: Gi upset, nausea vomiting and diarrhea from the fish oil portion. Scott's and emulsion makes this sound as though it was not a medicinal but agricultural agent. In that case it may contain something other than cod liver oil and the bottle may be larger than that for medicinal use. I would call poison control. Underlying circumstance regarding ingestion must be addressed. ...Read more