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Mysterious bug bite like hives come and go?

Posted 28 Aug 2015 by tiredofitching123 3 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 ...

Spironolactone and the mini pill?

Posted 11 days ago by AnnieM11 0 answers

This may be a silly question but my dermatologist just prescribed me spironolactone for acne (I think that's how it's spelled) but anyways she mentioned it's for hormonal acne and mentioned something about progesterone levels which got me nervous cause I'm on a progesterone only ...

Fluorouracil - Is this cream a fluoride based medicine?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by jo30tomick 0 answers

I was given Efudex for precancerous spots. I had used it lightly several years ago.. but I was too scared to use it the last time the dermatologist prescribed it for my face... it was awful the first experience! I have learned about life altering side effects of Fluoroquinolone antibiotics.. and I ...

Clindamycin - Please help breakout after going to the dermatologist?

Posted 23 Feb 2018 by TinaR17 1 answer

I am in my early 20s and have never had skin care issues before ! This past winter my skin has been dry and has been have a few pimples here and there . I went to the dermatologist for minor break outs and dry skin . I was prescribed a Benzoyl peroxide face wash 4% 2 times a day. Clindamycin lotion ...

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

Posted 27 Dec 2017 by Meme42 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 ...

Tretinoin - types of moisturizers?

Posted 15 Feb 2018 by Reba00 0 answers

I just got this from my dermatologist. I do not really get acne anymore but I have terrible dark spots. Should I use this product and what kind of moisturizer should I use?

For 3yrs now I have a problem with washing hair etc..then I get pimple like bumps on my scalp.

Posted 7 Feb 2018 by Catmeowcat 0 answers

I know i rinse well..dont use any other hair creams hairspray etc. I just cannot figure out why? I am on SS disability and I cannot get any good help from a dermatologist

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

Posted 26 Apr 2016 by anonymiss111 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 ...

Can your immunity to virus decrease by taking doxycycline?

Posted 22 Jan 2018 by Ttam27kov 1 answer

My dermatologist told me after taking doxycycline for about 6 weeks I could no longer take it because it was a antibiotic and that if I got sick other antibiotics would not work as well. The doxycycline was working very well and now that I havnt taken it the acne is back. Is this regular practice I ...

Pruritus - Is there a list of top us dermatology doctors or clinics?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by Lady Meg 0 answers

I have suffered with itching of unknown cause for 12 years and want to see a renowned doctor anywhere in the country

Seborrheic Dermatitis - Has anyone else had success using plain old ash from the fireplace on a?

Posted 14 Jan 2018 by loriforr 0 answers

... breakout?? My 23 year old son has been suffering with facial SD for almost 10 years, been to dermatologists, been prescribed several medications that just made it worse, and tried every over the counter medication and suggestions from other sufferers with no luck. One day while camping and ...

Can Jublia be returned to the manufacturer if it has given me side effects?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by Deblisa 1 answer

I was diagnosed with a fingernail infection called Onycholysis not a toenail infection yet my dermatologist prescribed Jublia. It was extremely expensive and too strong where I had burning and swelling so I could NOT use it. I was given a 90 day supply and paid over $3500 for this drug that I can ...

Is Jublia also prescribed for onycholysis which is an infection of the fingernail?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by Deblisa 0 answers

I had a severe case of onycholysis of the fingernails and my dermatologist prescribed Jublia. It was a new drug that was extremely expensive and my insurance co did not even cover it. I put out over $3500 for a 90 day supply and I want my money back. I tried returning it to the pharmacy and they ...

Xolair - Is this a 'forever" medicine/treatment?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Macquarie88 0 answers

My dermatologist has recommended this to me but told me that after the 6th course/month it would be years before I would need another course. However after reading some of your stories alot of people seem to be on it long term. So what are people's experience? If you stop does the urticaria ...

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

Posted 11 Oct 2017 by Sidneyhdusjsidjksnd 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 ...

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