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Mysterious bug bite like hives come and go?

Posted 28 Aug 2015 7 answers

I am a 27yo female living in a climate with very humid summers and very cold, wet winters. I have been experiencing frequent welts that appear and feel like mosquito bites all over my body on and off for a few years but they have gotten much worse lately for seemingly no apparent reason. I say ...

Can doxycycline be used to treat folliculitis? so far it's made it flair up?

Posted 26 Apr 2016 1 answer

My dermatologist prescribed me it. Went on it for about 2 weeks and it got worse. I stopped taking it for 3 days until my pharmacist talked me into taking it and said 'it gets worse before it gets better' and I didn't give it enough time. Is this true? I had a mild case to begin with ...

Has anyone taking Effexor XR experienced itching or rash as a side effect? I have been on it for....

Posted 27 Dec 2017 1 answer

... 11 years and shortly after starting it experienced itching followed by sores which start small and get bigger because of my scratching. I saw a dermatologist who diagnosed me with prurigo nodularis. I am convinced it is caused by one of my medicines. I have so many scars (white spots) from this ...

Can I use fluocinonide and castor oil for hair regrowth?

Posted 16 Sep 2015 3 answers

I am a 20 year old female suffering from thinning hair. My dermatologist prescribed me fluocinonide topical solution 0.05% to calm my itchy dry scalp. This is my second day using fluocinonide and a lot of my hair sheds when I run my fingers through my hair.. Will castor oil help if I apply it after ...

Spironolactone - How long will this pill take to work?

Posted 12 Jan 2017 1 answer

I just got prescribed to this pill a week ago from my dermatologist he claims I have high testosterone. Normal is 47 or Lower mine is 72... :( I am experiencing a lot of hair loss it takes up 99% of my thoughts a day I am only 23 and getting married in May it is so traumatizing to me all I want to ...

Is it physically possible to become pregnant while taking Spironolactone?

Posted 2 Oct 2013 2 answers

I was just at a dermatology appointment and was prescribed Spironolactone for my acne. I have Factor 5 Leiden so I can't take birth control. When my doctor was telling me I should try Spironolactone she said that I cannot get pregnant while taking the drug. I took this as I could use it for ...

Fluorouracil - nothing appears to be happening?

Posted 13 Nov 2018 0 answers

I am a 70 year old male that has had one squamous cell carcinoma removed from the top of my head and one basal cell carcinoma removed from my hand. My dermatologist prescribed fluorouracil (5%) to be used topically on the top of my head for three weeks once a day. Because I apparently have ...

Can I apply my moisturizer, sunscreen & makeup after applying the Epiduo forte?

Posted 11 Oct 2017 1 answer

I was recommended by dermatologist to apply the epiduo forte morning AND night. She did say not to mix any other products other than the ones she gave me which was that and cetivle face wash and a very lousy sunscreen... (she told me the reason was so that if my skin reacted bad she would be able ...

Drysol - Is there temporary relief for the itching?

Posted 26 May 2016 1 answer

I was recently prescribed drysol for the extreme hyperhidrosis i have had in my face for the last 3 years. My dermatologist told me to apply for 3 night's in a row and then once a week. Tonight is the first night and the itching is unbearable. I can't sleep. Can I put anything on it? ...

How long should I take dermatologist-prescribed doxycycline hyclate 100 mg for possible Lyme Diseas?

Posted 25 Jul 2014 1 answer

My dermatologist removed a tick I had for approx. 2 weeks and prescribed 40 tablets of doxycycline taken twice a day. I am going out of the country. Should I get prescription refill before I leave?

Anyone hAve any success? iam at a loss. the pain is too much?

Posted 23 Aug 2015 4 answers

I spent 3yrs mis diagnosed. I finally have a referral to a dermatologist. They now think pyoderma gangorysm (pg). The pain is the worst in the morning. It feels like its burning, from the inside out. I know this is a condition that is approx 1 I. 100,000/ so I pray I can find people to help talk ...

Efudex - Hi, I used efedux in my upper & lower lip, I only used 8 days. It's been 4 days since I?

Posted 3 Jul 2016 1 answer

... used and experiencing a lot of oozing & burning, some bleeding, my dermatologist gave me 2 creams (Cloderm & EpiCream) to use, but not seeming to help. Is continuous oozing normal? I've tried aquaphor lip repair & vaseline & not helping with burning, dryness & ...

Methotrexate - Very Nervous about this new medication?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 4 answers

I am on my 2nd week of methotrexate for my psoriatic arthritis. My dermatologist started me, the first week, on 3/2.5mg tablets once a week, followed by a folic acid pill 1mg/once a day. I've been reading all the question and answer forums on the drug and I am so nervous about taking it!!! ...

Ocular Side Effects of Desonide ointment for treating roseace on eyelids?

Posted 23 Oct 2013 1 answer

This spring I saw dermatologist about rosceacea on my eyelids. I was prescribed Desonide clear ointment. She did say it can cause cataracts in some people be careful. Well, unfortunately it did get in my eyes on several occasions. I did feel a pressure on my eyes. So I quite using it. In May of ...

Bad acne on yaz birth control?

Posted 17 Sep 2014 3 answers

So I've always had really bad acne since I was 9, I'm now 16, and I recently went on yaz birth control to help get rid of it after trying every topical treatment from the dermatologist. I broke out REALLY bad when I first started, I got major cystic acne which I only used to get every now ...

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