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When using Ben oxide,for how many minutes shall it stay on my skin,and if I have to dry them myself after a time,what should I use to dry it?

When using Ben oxide,for how many minutes shall it stay on my skin,and if I have to dry them myself after a time,what should I use to dry it?

Leave to dry: Hello Hawraz - Benzyl peroxide applied to the face for acne should wet the area of the pimples without excess and allowed to dry on your face. This provides the antiseptic effect reducing the skin bacteria know to be part of the cause for acne. I'm sure you are aware of the clothing staining it can cause. Benzyl peroxide is a common choice but other treatments are available if ineffective. ...Read more

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When should I use moisturizing soaps if I have eczema?

When should I use moisturizing soaps if I have eczema?

Never: Eczema is made much worse by drying cleansers. Soap is a drying cleanser. You should be using a non soap cleanser that won't dry your skin, such as dove for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Can I still use my skincare products or should I stop using it while I'm pregnant?

Can I still use my skincare products or should I stop using it while I'm pregnant?

Probably fine: Of course without knowing what is in the skin care products it is hard to say. In general, however, general skin care products are considered relatively safe because of the limited absorption involved. ...Read more

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When should I start letting my child use deoderant?

When should I start letting my child use deoderant?

Be practical: The axillary odor producing glands can become active before puberty with hormonal input from the adrenal glands. Some increase in darkening and thickness of axillary and genital hair will occur at the same time and this can precede puberty by more than a year. If they stink, let them use deoderant, and don't worry if it's too soon.If they don't stink, humor them, it will come soon enough. ...Read more

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Can I use autosol to clean brass when im pregnant?

Can I use autosol to clean brass when im pregnant?

Minimize: As a general guideline, i believe that any chemical use should be minimize, and it should be stricter for a pregnant women. No research on autosol. ...Read more

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How to use tretionin with moisturizer should I use after i put it or wait until it dry and how long do I need to wait?

How to use tretionin with moisturizer should I use after i put it or wait until it dry and how long do I need to wait?

Moisturizer: When your skin gets too dry or red and irritated stop the Accutane for a few days and apply the moisturizer. ...Read more

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Why must I avoid when using a douche to clean my vagina?

Why must I avoid when using a douche to clean my vagina?

Douching itself: Douching is not necessary to "clean" the vagina as it is like a "self cleaning oven". The more you disrupt the normal vaginal fluids that keep the ph(aciditiy/alkalinity) balance constant the more you set yourself up for serious vaginal infections or worse. So, please stop the practice. ...Read more

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I have oily skin and i bought a cleanser and toner from khiels ... Should I use a moisturizer too? Or use my stieva-a 0.01%? Also how often to use stv

I have oily skin and i bought a cleanser and toner from khiels ... Should I use a moisturizer too? Or use my stieva-a 0.01%? Also how often to use stv

Pangea Organics: Try moroccan argan with willow and rosemary cream. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, gluten-free. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

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If I must use restroom on plane, how do I clean seat?

If I must use restroom on plane, how do I clean seat?

Not worrisome: The airline fares limit the socioeconomic background of your fellow flyers which limits the risk of catching anything from a toilet seat (rare anyway). From an esthetic standpoint, you can use toweling supplied in the lavatory to wet and wipe and then dry and wipe. If this is a serious issue for you, you should carry a small supply of wet wipes or alcohol wipes with you to do this task. ...Read more

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I have dark knee and I want to peel it at home ..I am using hydroquinon for months and no result I always put a moisturizing cream and do scrub weekl?

I have dark knee and I want to peel it at home ..I am using hydroquinon for months and no result I always put  a moisturizing cream and do scrub weekl?

See a dermatologist: Scrubbing and any other irritation will make it worse. Always use something very soft if you must kneel, and attempt to shift weight more on the other knee. Prolonged use of hydroquinone, especially as a single agent, may cause INCREASED pigmentation. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me when should I use ice and when should I use heat on a sprained ankle?

Doctors can you tell me when should I use ice and when should I use heat on a sprained ankle?

RICE: Rice. Rest- 24 to 28 hrs. Avoid activities that require use of your ankle. Ice- for first 2 days after injury, apply ice for 15 to 20 minutes every few hours. A bag of frozen peas is good. Compression- you can wrap your foot, ankle & lower leg with an ace wrap. Make sure it is not so tight that it decreases your circulation. Elevate- elevate ankle above your heart. Can prop on a pillow. ...Read more

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How long should you use towels for drying purposes? I have 4 towels and have been using them regularly for drying purposes for about 2 weeks before wash. I don't have a towel rack so i lay them on a bed to dry. Am i doing the right thing?

How long should you use towels for drying purposes? I have 4 towels and have been using them regularly for drying purposes for about 2 weeks before wash.  I don't have a towel rack so i lay them on a bed to dry.  Am i doing the right thing?

Bath : Bath towels harbor skin cells and the bacteria that feed off of them. Towels should be cleaned after 3 uses and should be hung unfolded to air dry. A towel that is bunched, folded up or laid on a surface will stay damp much longer and bacteria will multiply. ...Read more

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If ones I use antibiotics to fight flu then my dr. Advised me not to use it anymore. Should i stop it immediately or should I keep using it?

If ones I use antibiotics to fight flu then my dr. Advised me not to use it anymore.  Should i stop it immediately or should I keep using it?

Can stop: Doctor advised not to use antibiotics because flu is caused by virus and not bacteria. Antibiotics do not affect course of flu and can cause future problems if resistance to antibiotics occurs from overuse. You can stop using antibiotics without deleterious effext. ...Read more

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I rub my skin &see dirtiness like black come off and I only shower once a week how many times should I shower what product do I use to remove deadskin?

I rub my skin &see dirtiness like black come off and I only shower once a week how many times should I shower what product do I use to remove deadskin?

Forget "exfoliation": Just wash. I wash every day. Most people do. Some people claim they never wash and do not wish to disturb the normal bacteria on their skin. They claim they smell good. I suggest you just do the usual thing, just wash every day. Use water. Use skin cleanser according to your tastes. It need not be expensive. Do not fall for the ads seeking to hook you into expensive products. ...Read more