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Lynux Family Ointment

Soothing for bolis, cuts, bedsores, piles, cracked lips, etc... ## Where can I get lynux ointment to buy if I live in the UK? Thx. ## I have usesd this ointment in the past on boil and it was very effective. May i know where i could get some to buy as i have developed a new boil. ## Does this ointment work for external haemorroids too? ## i would like to know if lynux ointment can be use for hair growth. i need advice and any cream or remedy that will aid hair growth ## where can i buy Lynux Family Ointment? i live in Leeds. ## where can i get the ointment in uk ## I am writing from China .I got to know of this cream from Ghana. How can I get this at any web-based shop in china or abroad? ## Is lynux ointment available here in the UK, to be precise here in London? ## Can linux family oi...

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Help for Scars

I got a staff infection, after my cat scratched me. I went to the doctor right away because these horrible boils were popping up all over my body. I am now on my 4th prescription of antibiotics, back to back (different Kinds) The boils are still coming. I have scars all over my body. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to lighten the dark scars? What about Merderma? ## Where are the boils popping up?

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persivate ointment

Hi, I have been using persivate ointment for 3 years now. First it was great and my skin was looking smooth but i cant stop using it. If i stay on it for 2 days and then go without it, I develop a rash and pimples that are very painful, and my skin is now full of dark marks and itchy and also looks dry. Can somebody please help me by telling me what I can do to fix my skin? ## Hi Kim. I am also going through the same problem. Please will you share if you find a solution.. I have been off persivate for over a month now and using E45 cream Looking forward to hearing from you. Thanks ## I suffered for 15 years with cysts. I went to a homepath and found out it was my thyroid. Got drops and pills and had to start eating lots of vegetables and cut out sugar and white bread and milk. It helped...

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acne hormonal imbalance

Hello I'm 16 years old from Philippines and suffering from semi-severe acne. I have pustules especially in my forehead and have papules on my cheeks near the eyes. My acnes were inflamed and i have a lot of blackheads and whiteheads around the nose and near cheeks. What should I doooo? I don't want to go to derma. Ohh I'm taking non-acidic Vitamin C 'cause its anti oxidant and Appetason (for nutritional deficiency) what should I do? I think it's hormonal because even if I sleep early before 10 I still get a lot of them and it's just makes me want to vomit cause i knoq it's disgustingm i remember what my classmated tell my other classmate "Hey, I get one pimp again. I feel like my face looks gross" and hit me. For the firat timw from a somewhat stranger s

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Althea pill and Myra e 400

I'm gay. I wanted to take those 2 to have beautiful skin, to clear my acne and to have boobs. Is it OK to take those 2 together? My friend recommended I take Althea pill to have boobs, but I also have so many pimples in my face and I tried everything, yet still got pimples. I think I need to take Althea, but I don't know how to use it? Please help. ## Hi. Is it okay to take Myra-e while you are taking Althea pills? Thank you. ## Hi althea and myrae gamit ko... im a mom na and sabay ko sila tinitake pag gabi. Hiyang ako at glowing ako sa myrae therefore I highly recommend it. ## Hi bakit ganon? Im taking diane pero parang lumalaki ang mga pimples ko. What does it mean? Hindi po ba hiyang kapag ganon? ## I am using althea pills malapit ko na po matapis ang 1 cycle peeo napapasin k...

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betamil gm cream use is it useful for face

Is betamil gm useful for facial applications, because I used this gel for the past one month and have had good results, but I am confused as to whether there are any side effects? ## hm bitamil gm cream ko pigmation par use kar sakte h daliy ## Hello, Abishek! What were you using it to treat? It's typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA, may possible include skin irritation, redness, dryness and acne. Kanchi, did your doctor instruct you to use it? ## There are a few white spots on my face, especially on my forehead. I want to remove such scars. Can I use betamil gm on the affected spots? ## I also want to know whether we can use only in a particular spot

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Sulfur & Cream of Tartar Wafer

Years ago, given to each of us once per day for keeping mosquitos from biting & if they bit us, would not cause problems. ## I meant I went to Dews 21st Century web site and tried to click on the Red Arrow sulfur/cream of tartar, to no avail. ## I just tried to go to the Red Arrow web site, thesulfur cream of tartar is listed, however, when I clicked on it, it does not come up. I have sent an email to the company. ## This is a bit late... if anyone is still looking for the sulfur & cream of tartar wafers. There is a company still making them: Dews 21st Century 1.940.325.9284. The product is called Red Arrow Lemon & Cream of Tartar with Sulfur. Hope this helps. Sorry I just found your blog. ## The pharmaceuticals have control of everything...makes me sick to my stomach. It is...

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60 and Accutane

I am a 60 year old male who has had acne for 40 years. Eventually, after many years, my doctor sent me to a dermatologist. She prescribed 60mg a day and, after 6 weeks, I feel like a zombie! Aches, pains - I feel my age. Anyone else out there who takes this at my age? ## I would stop Accutane! You do understand that Accutane is a Chemo drug....If you delt with Acne for 40yrs then I would suggest you find others ways that are safer. There are teens and young people like me who now have joints and bones of that of a 60yr old due to this poison. What have you tried in the last 40yrs for your acne? ## I am a 52 year old women who has been on accutane for 1 month. I had severe acne and severe oily skin since I was 13 years old. I am thrilled so far with the results with accutane. I am having...

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Elidel cream 1% 30 grams cost and availability

What is the average cost of this cream, if in fact they do have it available? I would want "30 grams, Elidel 1% cream". Thank you and I would want to purchase it in Algodoness Mexico near Yuma AZ. ## Hello JR, According to various purchasing websites I was able to find Elidel cream 1% (30g) for between $288.69 and $316.26. This is prior to any sort of rebates, sales or coupons. I'm sure that if you were to do some more browsing you would be able to find an even better deal. Unfortunately I can't give you a pricing for anywhere in Mexico as I do not speak spanish and have no access to the local markets there. Hopefully another user in the area can give you a better idea, in the mean time you can consider the online prices. I hope this helps. Just post a reply here if you ...

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Epitrel Cream

My grandma bought me epitrel and it is from Mexico. I do not understand exactly how to use it because it is in Spanish. My acne is about gone but I have scars from it and was told that this is supposed to help. Is this true? How often should I apply it to my face? ## Hi Elizabeth, I can confirm that it is an acne cream, with the US product equivalent called "Retin-A". Epitrel contains the active ingredient Tretinoin; which is mostly used to treat severe acne. The directions say: "Apply a very thin layer, at night, before bed. You only need to use a very small amount. Wash your face in the morning with a good cleanser, then follow with a good moisturizer." Learn More: Tretinoin Details I hope this helps! ## Use a dime size on affected areas only twice a week until your sk...

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Accutane and Infertility

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...

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Musa Ka Gul

Dear Sir/Mam, I want to quit taking Musa Ka Gul, but if i don't take this i feel a headache and my mind doesn't work properly. Thanks for any advice. ## I m using a tobacco product musa ka gul 6 times a day . I m using it in toilet.to get fresh I want to quit from its use.plz help me ## Mubina, Use salt and mustard oil with fingers, as it will help you to remove the addiction. It would be better if you could also mix some menthol oil in this and drink it with warm water after taking meals with lemon. It will remove dental pain. {edited for privacy} ## Miss ka gul kaha meelta he .me dakor me rahta hu our yaha kahi meelta nai he. ## i want to leave musa ka gul as i take 10 times a day. My memory is going to be very poor. ## I have been addicted to it for the last 17 years...I am 3...

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autoimmune disorders linked to accutane?

I took accutane in the early 90's when I was in my 20's. I took all but the last "phase" of the prescription. I had no problems with it at the time. The only warning from my dermatologist was don't get pregnant. In 2009 I developed a blood disorder and autoimmune disorder. I have pain in my joints and fatigue. My husband is convinced that it is from accutane. I have had many stays in the hospital because of this. Has anyone else developed these or similar symptoms? ## Hi, yes, I have been diagnosed with multifocal motor neuropathy recently, which is believed to be autoimmune and currently has no cure. I dont know how to stop the damage. My diagnosis means the disease is progressive, and will cause severe disability. ## Sorry to hear about both your experiences coming...

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Accutane long term side effects

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...

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My Xray Report States That I Am Having Hand Fracture Problem And M Severe Pain In Even Dont Able To Work For Sometime Is This Recoverable Doctor Has P

my X-ray report states that i am having hand fracture problem and m having severe pain in hand ..even dont able to work for sometime. is this problem recoverable ?? my Doctor has prescribed 3 Medicines 1)OSTEOWIN-PLUS Tablet 2)ACTIROL SACHET & 3)ENZOWIN Softgels so i want to know about the formulations of all these medicines. Regards ## OSTEOWIN PLUS TABLET INDIA'S FIRST COMPELETE CALCIUM THERAPY CONTAINS CCM+CALCITROL+VITAMIN K2 ## Drives Away D3 Deficiency Vitamin D deficiency is a major concern in India affecting all age groups. ACTIROL SACHET a brand of vitamin D3 containing 60,000 IU of Cholecalciferol has been introduced to address this health concern. Increasing awareness on Vitamin D deficiency and its implications is widening the market of Vitamin – D...

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Where can I buy epitrel?

I used to buy epitrel cream on Amazon but it isn't there now. Where can I purchase it? ## Please let me know the cheapest place online to purchase the product? ## Was this originally an over the counter product? Other threads on this site have listed the active ingredient as Tretinoin, with a US-based equivalent of Retin-A. However, I did search on Amazon and there is a sponsored product which says "compare results to Retin A or Tretinoin", so maybe that could be of some use?

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Accutane Effects After 20 Plus Years...Destruction!

I Took Accutane ore than 20 years ago...for moderate Acne. I Experienced the so called Usual Side effects...Dry Lips chapped lips and joint pain..along with severely irritated Stomach...(Sudden allergy to Diary)and other Problems I was ASSURED would subside...as soon as i stopped taking the ACCUTANE... Well....Lets just say....The effects do gradually subside....and the Acne is better. Something else I discovered is.....Slowly....The Joint pain returns...only much more severely...the Stomach problems get worse...and eventually your stomach might even begin to bleed...and feel as though it was burned by acid.. Then..Maybe you will need an x ray...for some small accident..you May have suffered...At the Young age of 24....possibly on accout of a Dizzy Spell....(Associated?...)Maybe..You fa...

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Iluvien for DME

Has anyone had iluvien insert for Diabetic Macular Endima? What was your criteria to go for Iluvien vs other treatments? ## Hello, Chris! How are you? Inluvien is approved for us in patients who have previously tried a course of corticosteroids and had no significant rise in intraocular pressure. One provides sustained treatment for 36 months. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including cataract formation, optic nerve damage, visual field defects and secondary ocular infection. Has anyone used this that can chime in? ## How many ILUVIEN shots can I get in one eye? I heard that the capsule does not dissolve and remains in the eye forever. I have had just one implant so far and it will wear out soon. It's been almost 3 years since I received it.

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how long must I use persivate ointment?

I have dark marks on my face and I once used it for only 2 weeks and my skin got lighter.the dark marks disappeared as time went.may I still use it again? ## I am having terrible dark marks on my face and I tried almost everything. I am told to buy persivate ointment but when checking how ppl comment about it I become scared. I really need help cos it's frustrating me!

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memory plus can cause breakouts?

Hello po ask ko lang side effect po ba ng memory plus ang pag break out ng acne sa forehead? Dati kasi im taking it tapos nag ka breakout then nung naubos na di na nakabili then napansin ko nawala pimples then ngayon na mag eexam na my mom bought me again and 14 days ko na siya nagagamit i notice my breakout ako sa forehead. Please answer. ## I have the same experience. Maganda sana sya kasi aside from nagiging sharp ang memory, ang ganda din ng tulog ko but I stopped taking it since I got acne breakouts, maybe it contains an ingredient that triggers a certain hormone to cause the breakouts.. ?

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