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What are the most common skin conditions? (with photos)

Hives vs Rash - What's the difference between them?

Has anyone experienced itchy forearms, from elbow to wrist, no reason?

I have no rash and no interactions w/medications/vitamins I take (have taken the same for approx 1 yr). This started 4 - 6 wks ago (no dry skin or sun damage). So far, I have tried Cortizone-10, Lamisil, Tinactin, Benedryl cream, Medline Skin Repair cream, Cetaphil, even Selsun Blue (known to clear... read more

Can taking doxycycline for acne worsen my skin?

It has been around 4 weeks that I have been taking doxycycline 100 mg once daily. My skin has got a bit worse actually with many new pimples and cysts sprouting up and the dark red marks on cheeks are not fading. Is it normal or should I stop using it from now on?

What skin conditions can betamethasone be used for?

How do I know if Aldara is working for skin cancer?

What happens if you use too much Duobrii?

Is hyper-pigmentation after iron infusion normal?

i recently just had an iron infusion about two weeks ago and i immediately noticed that my skin has turned darker than it normally is. it was a 1000 mg of dark brown fluid and im afraid it has darkened my skin. my eyes have since turned brown too. is this something i shouldve expected and is it... read more

How do I neutralize capsaicin topical liquid that has been applied on the skin?

I used capsaicin liquid on my elbow about ten hours ago. When I took a shower and washed the application site it caused extreme heat and redness on my skin.

Anyone with prolonged effects from Prolia? Mine are bad?

I'm wondering if anyone else had had prolonged side effects from Prolia and if the side effects ever went away. I am super stressed because my lying in bed almost 24/7 for the past 6 days has caused throbbing bruising on parts of my head. I had to lie flat or I had terrible pain since a spinal... read more

How long should an allergic reaction to Macrobid last, still having effects after 7 weeks?

Doctors believe I had a severe allergic reaction to macrobid 7 days after I finished medication it's been 7 weeks and still having streaking on my skin while taking Allegra... how long can this last?

Could this be an allergic reaction to melatonin?

Its happened slowly over the course of 10 days, but ive developed very itchy skin, with tiny hives, mainly my arms and my scalp itches. It gets worse at night and when i take my melatonin , 3 or 5mg, an hour later it tends to get worse. Im taking melatonin because i just finished being tapered off... read more

Accutane - how long does it take to see results?

I'm 23 years old and never suffered from bad skin when I was in my teens at all, it was when I was about 21 all of a sudden out of nowhere I started getting really bad skin cystic acne on my cheeks and chin area it was really painful & embarrassing I absolutely hated it! I tried allsorts... read more

How long does it take for fluconazole to work?

I took a 150mg pill of fluconazole Tuesday morning and I got prescribed some nystatin cream and it still itches down there. And the skin is inflamed and has bumps I guess from scratching. but the inflammation it has went down some during the first day when I took the pill. I’m suppose to take... read more

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

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.... read more

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