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Mysterious bug bite like hives come and go?

Posted 28 Aug 2015 by tiredofitching123 1 answer

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 ...

Stronger tretinoin making me breakout?

Posted 10 days ago by 18shermana 0 answers

So about a year ago when I went to the dermatologist to see if I could get help with my acne. He gave me Accticlate, the antibiotic, to take once a day at night, clindamycin 1% to put on in the morning, and tretinoin 0.05 to put on at night. about 5 months and a lot of irritation later my acne ...

How long do I have to be off all opioids before the rash and itch disappear?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by yaksbmoc 0 answers

My dermatologist diagnosed my symptoms as eczema and prescribed a strong steroid cream. I've been using that cream at $443.00 per tube since early May 2016 with no improvement. I am wondering if the oxycodone I use to control my back pain is what is causing the rash and itching. I will not be ...

What kind of marks did you have before you started Differin? Just the dark blemishes or deep scars?

Posted 16 Oct 2016 by chelsanity 0 answers

My dermatologist prescribed me Differin and I am worried it will not help with my blemishes. Fortunately, I have dark blemishes and not the deep acne ones. I have tried LITERALLY EVERYTHING and unfortunately the marks still won't go away! (The pimples did though..) I hope this cream is as good ...

Methotrexate - Very Nervous about this new medication?

Posted 5 Jul 2016 by SharonGayle 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!!! ...

Dermatology - I have small hard bumps that form on my body mostly legs red in color that are sore to

Posted 6 Sep 2016 by notarobot 0 answers

... touch they take about a week to turn into sores then leave dark spots doctor doesnt give much info but says its related to eczema which does not comfort me at all know nothing about something thats continuous. If someone knows or is experienced please reply

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 ...

Hi I've been prescribed Epiduo by my dermatologist to be applied every night. I still have a little?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Winievb10 0 answers

Hi I've been prescribed Epiduo by my dermatologist to be applied every night together with my lymecycline antibiotics. My acne has reduced a little from using Clinique anti blemish system, I have a lot of acne spots from the healed ones so I got Meladerm skin lightening cream to fade them. Is ...

Drysol - Is there temporary relief for the itching?

Posted 26 May 2016 by Sim418Mo2 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 does Tactupump last after the last application? What can I do to stop its function?

Posted 7 Aug 2016 by LjSketch 0 answers

I've been using Tactupump for about 2-3 days and I decided to wait out my acne. It wasn't bad before; it was healing, it was fading. I decided to give Tactupump a try after a dermatologist recommended it. After those 2-3 days (only applied it twice) I decided to stop; my skin is being ...

Tri-Luma - Does tri luma get rid of dark spots caused by bed bugs?

Posted 14 Jul 2016 by kbabygirlx3 0 answers

My dermatologist prescribed me hydroquinone 4% for getting rid of dark spots caused by bed bugs and she said that it may not work. I'm not seeing any results with the cream so far although she said it could take up to 6 months and I don't want to wait that long. After reading the positive ...

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 by Debby1234 0 answers

... 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 & ...

Should I put metro gel on whiteheads?

Posted 23 Jul 2016 by Lenalaws 0 answers

Recently, I went to a dermatologist for red patches around my nose and chin. I was disgnosed with perioral dermatitis and was then prescribed with solodyn ( tetracycline ) and metro gel .75%. The doctor was in and out and not helpful with instructions. I have a fair amount of small whiteheads on my ...

Imiquimod - How much longer till redness goes away?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Rookie1975 0 answers

Used on my nose for 12 days, been off for 6 days now still red and scaly. My Dermatologist suggests vaseline over area during the day. How long will this continue to look so bad? Would Aloe Vera help with the healing?

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