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Are topical acne medications even allowed under the eyelid?

Topical acne medications are supposed to be used all over the face. However, the skin under the eyelids is much thinner and weaker, which makes it completely different. I assume any medication should ...
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Is tacrolimus carcinogenic and if so, what causes it to be?

The FDA issued a health warning 1 regarding the possible cancer risks of tacrolimus ointment, however, British dermatologists2 don't consider this a significant concern and they are increasingly ...
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Silicone gel "Strataderm" or plant extracts cream "Cicatrix" effect against scars?

The question is about remedies to minimize scarring. Mostly, two medicines are advised, these being the silicone gel “Strataderm” and a cream with extracts of Centella Asiatica and Pine (pinus ...
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Is topical corticosteroid vasoconstriction temporary?

If topical corticosteroids cause vasoconstriction, is it always only temporary? Does it always return to its original state or even more dilatated?
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Is there any cure for keloids?

A keloidal scar is a fibrous tissue that occurs when skin is injured and forms over the wound to repair and protect the injury. Till now, there is no complete cure except for plastic surgery. But ...
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Pealing lips problem

I have a lip problem. So I have a habit of picking my lips, and I finally decided to quit that habit. So I picked my bottom lip so much that it turned pink, my whole bottom lip is literally pink ...
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Why is heparin gel not used or sold in the united states?

Topical heparins are widely used in Europe for the prevention and treatment of local symptoms associated with peripheral vascular disorders. Why is this not used in the USA? Why is it not sold? ...
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Topical corticosteroids on penis vasoconstriction

If you apply topical corticosteroids to the penis (due to medical indication), can these cause local vasoconstriction and can the vasoconstriction be bad for sexual health (erections)? Or does the ...
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How to use normalising gel, cleansing milk, toner and protein mask

I have been using normalising gel to wash my face. I got as a present cleansing milk, toner and protein mask. How am I supposed to use these? I kind of understand that toner is used to remove those ...
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Why are antiseptic creams effective for epistaxis?

How do antiseptic creams work to prevent nosebleed?
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What's the Right Amount of Conditioner to Use for Thick, Male Hair?

I tend to use almost a handful, but I don't know if that's dumb. I don't have long hair, either. On the top, I cut to 8 or 7, usually, and that's the longest I have it.
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What to use for sore nostrils?

I am using this at the moment : Country Comfort Herbal Savvy Comfrey, but I have read that oil based stuff can cause pneumonia. What to use then ?
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Fading acne-hyperpigmentation

So I've been on diffren (adapalene gel) and it's really helped with my stubborn acne. However, I now have acne hyperpigmentation (the red spots on my skin). I've been trying to find an over the ...
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What topical anesthetics exist for the axillary area?

Oral topical anesthetics work great as first stage numbing before an injection of anesthetics during dentist procedures. Are there similar topical anesthetics that could be used in other areas of the ...
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Are massage creams containing paraben bad for health?

Are massage creams containing paraben bad for health? For example, I see that the free-up massage cream contains methylparaben: should I use a paraben-free massage cream instead of it? I read on ...
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Will the Fucidin Cream 2%, prescribed for impetigo on face, help clear-up pimples and zits too?

I've always struggled with acne, but recently, I noticed that my typical cystic acne's pimples and zits were different than usual. Not only were they redder and larger, but they were blister-filled ...
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How long will it take for pink skin after the falling of the scab to return to normal colouration?

About two weeks ago, I had a (minor) accident which thankfully did not result in any major damage to my bones or my joints, but which did leave me with a rather large wound near and below my elbow. It ...
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What is the optimum application of petroleum jelly on a wound to help minimize scarring?

Looking at different sites online, I am having difficulty finding a clear, consistent information on the use of petroleum jelly to promote healing and minimize scarring. What criteria should be ...
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Why does hand lotion make me feel thirsty?

I noticed a few years ago that when I use hand lotion, I get thirsty. Is there any medical/scientific reason this happens?
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