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Skin Care Overview

The human skin is the outer covering of the body. In humans, it is the largest organ of the integumentary system. The skin has multiple layers of ectodermal tissue and guards the underlying muscles, bones, ligaments and internal organs.[1] Human skin is similar to that of most other mammals, except that it is not protected by a fur. Though nearly all human skin is covered with hair follicles, it can appear hairless. There are two general types of skin, hairy and glabrous skin.[2] The adjectiv...

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Sulfur & Cream of Tartar Wafer
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Years ago, given to each of us once per day for keeping mosquitos from biting & if they bit us, would not cause problems. ## Where can I find Sulfur and Cream of Tarter Wafers? I took them as a kid and never had any problems with bug bites and ticks and we played in the woods every day. As I got older I never had acne. I wanted to have my daughter try it, but can not find them. They were a little flat wafer about the size of a quarter and chewable. The taste was not bad at all....and a somewhat sweet. Can someone help me find this product if it exists? ## Linda, glad to see that someone besides I remembers these wafers. I still have not found them anywhere but I will keep checking smalltowm pharmicies & hopefully locate them somewhere!!! I just know they were wonderful! ## I fou...
Updated 23 hours ago.
 
can duofilm be used for genital warts??
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i am trying to find a affective cure for genital warts dose duofilm work and wat are some outher cures and some advice ## Duofilm is a topical Salicylic Acid preperation said to help with warts, corns and calluses. However, it is not recommended to try it for other uses, such as genital warts, unless your doctor has said it is okay. It can cause some pretty bad reactions and skin irritation. Genital warts are caused by an HPV virus, that said, there is NO CURE for them. There are medications that can help treat and prevent future eruptions of them, but you cannot completely get rid of this virus and will always run the risk of infecting someone else if proper steps are not taken for protection during sex. That said, the best advice you can be given is to always use protection, IE: condo...
Updated 1 day ago in DuoFilm.
 
Accutane and Infertility
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I took accutane almost 14 years ago as a teenager. I am now a 32 year old woman who has just been diagnosed with infertility that they believe is linked to autoimmune issues. I truly believe that accutane is the cause of this; from the research that I have done it seems that accutane has been linked to other thyroid-related diseases, but that they have not yet been able to prove a link between accutane and infertility. There are, however, actually more people like me out there than I originally thought. Being diagnosed with ovarian dysfunction has been a horrific, horrific blow. And while there was plenty of information about accutane and birth defects, no one ever mentioned a possibility of future infertility. I was a teenager! This is a tragedy and I believe something should be done a...
Updated 2 days ago in Accutane.
 
poslam ointment
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old remedy for skin rashes ## Does anyone know where I can buy Poslam Ointment? My Grandmoyher used to have it and it's the best. ## I am also looking for this product. From what I can tell it is no longer made but I won't give up yet. ## I am also looking for Poslam and cannot find a source. Maybe someone should start making it again. It's very effective for skin problems. ## when I googled poslam, I was offered link to ebay, antique- bottle pictures show ingredients. ## Poslam used to be made by Emergency Laboratories, Jersey City, NJ 07302. I tried to find them in on-line phone directories but they don’t seem to exist any more. A pharmacist passed along this formula to my parents. A compounding pharmacy should be able to make it up. I don’t know if it is paten...
Updated 3 days ago in Coal Tar.
 
accutane long term side effects
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I have a son that took accutane 60 mg a day for six months in a row three years ago. Now after many trips to doctors over strange medical problems, it seems accuatne is the culprit medication that has caused servere joint and muscle pain, severe dry lips, redness in face, eye infections of own immune system attacking itself, systems of osteoarthritis in both shoulders, both wrist and right hand, blood in stool, possible hair loss, abnormal liver function test results in AST and ALT. My son went from being a high school football and track athlete while taking this medication three years ago to someone that is in constant pain just washing a car. After I have researched this drug extensively, I can't believe that the FDA allows this drug originally made for cancer patients to be marke...
Updated 6 days ago in Accutane.
 
Certified Organic Skin Care really works?
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Hi all, I have fair skin but with dark sports and pimples. Therefore it looks very bad. Although applying many creams that are been certified still not getting the good results. So just want to ask that certified creams or skin care product does works for all types of skin?
Updated 8 days ago.
 
mazon ointment
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want to use Mazon soap & ointment for itch & skin rash. I am allergic to wheat, wool, chcken eggs & milk. As a child Mazon soap & ointment was used with success. ## Hello, Lois! How are you? I'm sorry about your multiple allergies. Mason Medicated Cream is still available, the manufacturer even has a telephone ordering center, you can reach them at 888-418-2783. The FDA classifies this an over the counter product, so it isn't regulated and its active ingredients are listed as being salicylic acid, resorcinol and coal tar. The only known side effects are skin redness and irritation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 10 days ago in Salicylic Acid.
 
Face is freaking out
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I am on about week four of epiduo. I went to the derm with about three cysts. He told me o your acne is not that bad. And gave me a prescription for epiduo and doryx. At about day 7 I had to quit the doryx I could barely stand up. I stuck through with the epiduo and was prescribed kephlex as an antibiotic. I have prob been on the antibiotic for 2 and a half weeks and as I said the epiduo for about four. My face is freaking out! I have called out of work twice for pain and irritation. I also look like I am engulfed in pimples from my nose down and around. I take 600 mg of Advil three times away but it's still painful. I'm so scared I have always had a few flare ups a year with cysts but never this little white head acne. I am getting married in three months! I feel like my life i...
Updated 11 days ago in Epiduo.
 
what is betametasona clotrimazol gentamicina cream used for
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I live in San Antonio, Texas. Is this cream available in the States? Is it SAFE? ## @ERQ, The combination of Betametasona + Clotrimazol + Gentamicina is marketed towards treating various skin conditions such as pain, inflammation, itching, bacterial/fungal infections, etc. From what I've seen mentioned in another thread here, this cream is allegedly available with your doctor's prescription here in the US. However further reports suggest that it costs only a fraction of the price down in Mexico for the same ointment (i.e. $30 in the US and less than $2 in Mexico). Given this information, my suggestion would be to just get it prescribed in the US since the cost of driving to Mexico and back from Texas is probably a lot more than the difference you'd end up saving in the price...
Updated 13 days ago.
 
Ro-accutane psychological side effects
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I'm 18 years old and have been on ro-accutane for a month and a half taking 30 mg a day. The drug got to work pretty much straight away, and I was drinking lots of water everyday to aid the clearing of my acne. Around 3 weeks into taking the drug my mood became very temperamental and although I love my parents I can no longer be in the same room as them for more than five minutes before I have to run off to my bedroom to be on my own. I've become hugely paranoid over somebody I am dating, but feel I am losing my bubbly personality he once loved and we don't speak much these days. I have a good job working in the offices of a good British university, but my concentration is slipping. I agonise over the wording of my emails so much that I give up and forget to reply to colleag...
Updated 15 days ago in Accutane.
 

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