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Is it normal to have dry skin in the vaginal area near the vaginal hole? Showing my friend this site

Posted 3 Jan 2014 by llewellyn_girl95 2 answers

So my friend Tabbatha asked me a medical question that I did not know the answer to. So I told her to post the question on here. She did not know what this site was so I told her we would do it under my account so she could see how it worked and that it was a friendly place to ask questions before ...

Does Anyone Else Get These Little Cracks in the Skin of Their Finger Tips?

Posted 13 Feb 2012 by Thor283 7 answers

I used to call them cuts because occasionally 1 will even bleed a bit. But usually there's no blood and I am unaware of it when it happens. Later on I will feel a lot of pain from one and then I will look closer and see the crack. They can be very small like 1/8 inch or bigger like 1/4 to ...

Did U no Medicare is removing armour thyroid from formulary?

Posted 9 Nov 2012 by meyati 6 answers

Starting New Years Day, Medicare is removing Armour thyroid extract for hypothyroid from its pharmaceutical formulary of approved medications. I received the notice today. My HMO won't cover the cost of my Armour thyroid now. What makes it ridiculousness is that I called some pharmacies about ...

Just diagnosed as hypothyroid...once I start meds how long till I feel better?

Posted 24 Aug 2012 by Declansmommy 10 answers

TSH level was 24.8 but I'm 18 lbs underweight. Had a baby 7 months ago. I feel terrible-exhausted, irritable, short term memory, swaying feeling, cold, dry skin, hair, etc. can anyone help me understand my levels TSH high but T3 and T4 were in normal range??I haven't started any meds yet. ...

How do I remove Zinc Oxide (30%) Cream from dry, punctured skin on my legs?

Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Kiwinz 1 answer

At age 80, skin on the shin and calve of my left leg is very dry and cracked to the point where flakes of dry skin fall off. A recent medical incision required an adhesive plaster dressing which has aggravated and punctured the skin around the incision which has now healed. But pieces of skin have ...

Accutane - I'm on week 6 of claravis but dont have the dry skin anywhere. Does this mean its not?

Posted 7 Jan 2010 by qvictoriabrown 4 answers

... working? I've read a lot of people's stories and they say around week 6 they are extremely dry. I have been taking vitamin E and drinking tons of water so I'm not sure if this is combating the dryness or if I am not on the correct dose. I use Cetaphil Cleanser but don't use ...

What drug can I safely take for Bipolar disorder I, besides Lithium?

Posted 21 Feb 2011 by tdstoughton 2 answers

I am having very bad side effects of taking Lithium for bipolar disorder type I. I am having very bad nause and vomiting on 1200 mg of Lithium. I also am having eczema (very dry skin with blisters), swelling of hands and feet so bad that I almost couldn't get my wedding ring off(and it's ...

Is itchy skin related to Lamictal, Buspar or Abilify?

Posted 28 May 2016 by mruhl94 4 answers

Ever since I bumped up my Lamictal to 150mg twice daily 6 months ago, I am so itchy dry skin particularly on my legs I have scabs on my legs and feet. I also got on antipsychotics about this time. It started with risperdone, I thought the itchiness came from the risperdone so I was switched to ...

Has anyone had neuropathy in feet but travels also up the leg?

Posted 7 Apr 2011 by nam124 4 answers

Been on Xeloda 1 1/2 years' now - major side effect is hand and foot syndrome. I use Bag Balm esp at night and try to lubricate during day but difficult. Wear gloves in the house to fold laundry and other chores that make my hands feel even more dry. For about a month now my right leg feels ...

How effective is Cytomel or Armour thyroid for hypothyroidism ?

Posted 2 Oct 2011 by oneofme 2 answers

I have taken Levothyroxine for many years and still have low energy, very dry skin and hair, signs of low thyroid function despite a good diet and regular thyroid checkups. I have heard of Cytomel and Armour for hypothyrodism... anyone know of the effectiveness of either of these? I've heard ...

I have eczema on the bending areas of my arm and my neck. What is a good natural lotion?

Posted 18 Jun 2012 by cjpark90 4 answers

It is itchy and is red. I wish to put on natural unscented lotion to slowly cure it. What other ways are there to have this go away? Should I excercise and sweat out the toxins in my body? How about food? Thanks :)

Accutane hair loss and dry hands question?

Posted 7 May 2013 by Deedee4 3 answers

I am trying to convince my son who is suffering from acne to take his prescribed 40 mg Accutane. Yesterday we were talking and he cried about his acne. His fears of hair loss and dry skin are stopping him from taking it. Has anyone had any "really bad" experiences with this? If there is ...

Has anyone experienced severe itching while using anastrozole?

Posted 5 Feb 2011 by Vivian164 2 answers

I started the drug in late November and itching started late December but I assumed was dry skin and continued medicine. The itching became so intense I quit taking it last week and within 24 hours the itching had lessoned and is completely gone now. My skin also turned bright red for several ...

Fluorouracil - Has anyone else been told they could split the treatment time?

Posted 25 Apr 2012 by Irish Bard 2 answers

I am very fair skinned with freckles and of Irish ancestry. At age 50, I have just been prescribed fluorouracil for precancerous/dry skin on my face and hands. A couple of years ago, I had a few small spots on my back frozen off, as I also had today. My doctor said I could do the treatment for two ...

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