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Mysterious bug bite like hives come and go?

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... read more

Can I use fluocinonide and castor oil for hair regrowth?

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... read more

Is it physically possible to become pregnant while taking Spironolactone?

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... read more

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

... 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... read more

I just purchased the fluorouracil cream for my legs and arms as I have very bad sun damage?

Long story short the dermatologist said I was about the worst he has seen. I have awful bumps and ugly markings all over my arms and legs. He cut out 3 areas and will biopsy them. He froze very large portions on both my thighs, both arms and left ankle and 2 spots on my face. I will wait 4 weeks... read more

Spironolactone - Has anyone had a late period while on spironolactone?

I’ve been taking spironolactone for about 4 months now. My dermatologist upped my dose from 2 to 3 pills a day last month. This month I experienced some spotting right before I usually get my period. I don’t usually spot but I figured it was due to stress or something. After the... read more

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

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... read more

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

... 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 &... read more

Spironolactone - How long will this pill take to work?

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... read more

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

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... read more

Spironolactone - Androgenic alopecia taking spironolactone 50mg?

I am 66 year old woman who six years was diagnosed with androgenic alopecia for hair loss on my crown and temples. My doctor referred me to a dermatologist who prescribed me with 50 mg of spironolactone which worked at first. Now it has stopped working, I asked my doctor if he could give me a... read more

Should I keep using Bactrim?

I was prescribed Bactrim by my dermatologist for acne. I have been on the medication for more then 7 weeks now and have seen nothing but a worsening in acne. Should I keep on it? I have asked my dermatologist this question and have not been gotten back to.

Facial hair grow caused by 5% Rogaine?

Hi everyone, I am a 35 year old woman. I have been losing hair in the last two years and now my hair is very thin. My dermatologist recommended me 5% Rogaine. After using 34 days I suddenly noticed my face got darker because of the facial hair. You may not believe but its like they grow in one... read more

Levothyroxine or Name Brand 'Synthroid' Pills?

I can only take brand name Synthroid. At one time, the generic 'Levothyroxine' was prescribed by my doctor. I started loosing my hair, and spent 3 years going to several dermatologists to avail. It got to the point, my scalp was showing. Than I saw a documentary on TV about the brand name... read more

Which is the best gel to reduce pimples?

I have lot of pimples on my face recently. I used number of creams face washes and also consult dermatologist but there is no use for this problem.

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