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What Medicine Do I Take To Whiten Up My Whole Skin For My Wedding
If you mean...: ...That some areas of skin are darker and you want to even them out, numerous lighteners are available over the counter; the most effective contain 4% (or less) hydroquinone. If you are looking to lighten your overall complexion, there is no practical way to do that, beyond staying out of the sun as much as possible. ...Read more
I have had ezcema all my life, and want to get rid of it. Now its starting to discolor my skin. What should i do?
Eczema is not some: thing you cure. but there are great medicines out there to control it. We know now it is related to poor barrier function so adding a topical that helps with barrier on skin is imperative. See derm for scripts and also treatment options for the postinflammatory hyperpigmentation it sounds like you are getting ...Read more
Floss and fluoride: It is possible but very difficult to achieve this goal. The most important factor is meticulous oral hygiene including flossing, burshing and Fluoride use. Secondly, you have to keep routine dental care for the professionals to help you prevent dental disease or correct it at early stage. A good general health is also required since many systemic disorder can cause oral diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello my doctor told me I have scabies so I used the cream ge gave me but it didn't get rid of it because I have it in my hair and mouth please help I don't know what to do my hair is falling out and my teeth are starting to rot fast and my doctor just k
I got a cold wax burn on my upper lip yesterday evening and I don't know what to do! Please help and tell me why will happen and how long 4cure?
Ointment and sun: Wash gently and keep lubricated. Suggest either Vaseline or Aquaphor use three times daily. Should take 14 days for scab to come off and then may be red for a month. Protect from sun with wearing a visor and sunblock. ...Read more
After applying retino on my face for nearly 5 days i got my pimples really down.But now i want to maintain it.Plese suggest me a way out to avoid it!
Follow-up: I take it that a retinoic acid preparation is clearing your acne and want to know about maintenance. You are likely to be on this for a few years and can try tapering from time to time. Or your physician may add topical clindamycin, or a low dose of a systemic antibiotic for maintenance. ...Read more
What to do if I have acne mainly on my forehead and I want to lighten my skin up a bit. I havehome remedies I can try?
Rx acne : A salicylic acid wash or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated will probably clear your acne. If not, ask your physician. Please don't try to lighten your skin beyond protecting yourself from sunlight using sunscreen. You risk disfiguring yourself; why not embrace your genetic heritage that your family gave you? ...Read more
I recently purchased a product called nadinola for my darkspots but the next day I woke up with bumps what should I do? Anyway to make it go fast?
Nadinola reaction: 16 F I recently purchased a product called nadinola for my darkspots but the next day I woke up with bumps what should I do? Anyway to make it go fast? This contains benzene and should never be use skin. None of these creams have been well studied and may be dangerous. Consult with a dermatologist please. ...Read more
Why do i get nail fungus problems on my feet and whats the best product to buy to get rid of it once and for all? it started after my knee surgery.
See a dermatologist: Begin with diagnosis. It might be something other than fungus. If it is fungus it may be acceptable to merely keep the nails trimmed and ventilated. By far the best treatment, about 60% effective, is terbinafine. It is a prescription taken daily for 3 months. Originally a $1200 prescription, the generic is now $10! It takes a year to grow a new, normal nail after taking the med. You have other is ...Read more
I got this red spot on my face after squeezing a blackhead yesterday and tomorrow i have to go to school plz help me i do not want to visit a dermatologist .just advise me some homemade treatments.
Since my teeth aren't the best, how could i whiten my teeth naturally overnight? What do I use and what to do?
There is ....: Nothing 'natural' that will whiten your teeth, especially overnight. See a dentist who can examine your teeth and make some suggestions how to improve upon the health and appearance of your teeth. ...Read more
I think I have yeast infection. I don't know what to do. My choices are going to the doctor or buying some cream. What should I do? My vagina itches and it's begining to swell up. I had it for about 3 days.
If : If a patient has a yeast infection, then it usually has white or cheesy discharge, the vagina appears to have white dots/spots on it, and it is very itchy. There are over the counter treatments available for treatment; either suppositories or cream can safely treat a yeast infection. If the patient has any concern about sexually-transmitted infections causing infection, these infections usually have yellow or green discharge, and the patient often has pain and fever, then the patient must have a medical evaluation. To prevent yeast infections, use cotton underwear only (not nylon), avoid hot baths, and decrease sugary drinks/snacks in the diet. ...Read more
Hello ,I bought Castrol oil I put it all over my skin mainly because I wanted to get longer lashes but I got acne all over my face+neck. what to do?
Good for engines but: Not good for your skin. Castrol is a brand of regular and synthetic motor oil used in cars, such as the one in my driveway. Castor oil is an oil obtained from castor beans. Wikipedia says Castrol got its name for adding castor oil to its motor oil. Anyway, eyelashes won't grow any faster with this kind of stuff. If oil is not washing off of skin easily, massage body cream into it before washing. ...Read more
Hi i used amlactin for one week then i started getting red and itchy next day i had extreme dark spots on my body i have sensitive skin what do i use to even my skin out that wont take long and that wont cause me to break out oh and i have combination ski
Amlactin: This is a common relation to this medication. People can experience very dry skin almost a alligator like skin. This is even worse if your in te son. Stop the medication your to sensitive and reacting to this medication. Follow up with your dermatologist to suggest another treatment option. ...Read more
How to break thumb sucking habit for my 3 month old daughter? ..what supplement can I start for her as I have to go back to my work?
Why ?: An infant will learn to master the art of self soothing as part of basic personality development.You can choose to deny this and raise a fearful,self-conscious kid or find ways to channel their natural patterns into those you can accept.Pacifiers are a great transitional aid that can be tossed when the kid decides to give it up. Many formulas are acceptable supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rheumatoid arthritis and i take HCQS tablets and my face start getting a darker what i can i use to not make my face look so dark?
Drug/Sun v Disease: Avoid prolonged sun exposure with HCQS tablets. Wear a broad-brimmed hat outside. Read package insert. Some people with inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis can also have skin changes. You can discuss with your rheumatologist or see a dermatologist. Since it is your face, you should follow through. ...Read more
I have acne all over my bogs and black heads. I want medicine I can take that I don't need a prescription for. I want it to work fast and efficient. ?
See your doctor: The acne didn't just start over night so neither will it go away as quickly. Consult your doctor there are still a bunch of things that you can try over the counter that would help. Nothing will take care of it fast. You have to be patient, wash your face twice a day. Keep your hands away from your face . Eat a well balanced diet. ...Read more
I have some dark spots on my neck and I went to the dermatologist and he gave me to cream to use, I used them for 3 months, but nothing change and now the dark spots starts to show on my shoulders. What should I do?
Opinion: Get second opinion from another dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I put toothpaste on my skin last night and I woke up with a weird red mark. I'm going to a meal today, what can I do to get rid of it?
My exams are at hand and i want my mind to work its best what should I do or eat? I want to make my memory strong.
Sitzfleisch: This is the german word for the effect on your buns from sitting at your desk studying! :). Wit mussen sitzfleish haben! ...Read more
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