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Pueraria Editor's Pick

Scientific Name(s): Pueraria mirifica Airy Shaw et. Suvatabhandu. Family: Fabaceae. 1 Common Name(s): Kwao Krua , White Kwao Krua , Kwao Keur , Kwao Kruea 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 Uses Most commercial products containing pueraria are available as rejuvenating, antiaging, or skin-lightening creams or gels, as beauty...

Acne Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

used with a sunscreen. Antibiotics. Certain antibiotics can be applied directly to the skin to reduce the growth of acne-causing bacteria. If these topical treatments fail, acne is treated next with oral antibiotics. However, these medications can have side effects. They are available only by...

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Rash Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

impetigo, scarlet fever or Lyme disease Fungal infections, such as jock itch (a fungal infection in the groin region) Many others Allergic reactions — These can be triggered by: Medications, including antibiotics, seizure medications and diuretics Topical skin products, such as cosmetics, perfumes or skin...

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Eczema Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

should review your skin care routine. Your doctor can ensure you are doing everything possible to prevent symptoms. But sometimes eczema remains bothersome despite these measures. Your doctor may prescribe a corticosteroid ointment or cream. In atopic dermatitis, mild or medium strength topical steroids...

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Psoriasis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

symptoms may come and go. Prevention There is no way to prevent psoriasis. Treatment Treatment for psoriasis varies depending on the: Type of psoriasis Amount and location of affected skin Risks and benefits of each type of treatment Treatments for psoriasis include: Topical treatments . These are...

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Seborrheic Dermatitis Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

grows. Other forms of seborrheic dermatitis usually respond very well to topical treatment with medicated shampoos and / or creams. When needed, an oral anti-fungal medicine can be very effective. Print this page Learn more about Seborrheic Dermatitis Associated drugs Seborrheic Dermatitis Micromedex® Care...

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Alopecia Areata Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

produce an allergic reaction, which may neutralize the turned-on immune cells. Topical minoxidil ( Rogaine ), which may increase hair growth by accelerating the speed of the natural hair cycle and increasing the diameter of hairs that begin to grow. Anthralin (Drithocreme, Dritho-Scalp , Micanol) applied...

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List of Topical emollients (emollients)

List of Topical emollients (emollients) - Drugs.com Topical emollients Other names: emollients, moisturizers, topical moisturizers What are Topical emollients? Topical emollients are creams, lotions, or ointments that contain ingredients that soothe and soften the skin. The word emollient means a...

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Rosacea Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Antibiotics — Topical metronidazole cream or gel ( MetroCream , MetroGel) is the most frequently prescribed first-line therapy. Other topical antibiotics also may be effective. Tetracycline and tetracycline derivatives, such as doxycycline , are prescription drugs taken by mouth once or twice per day. They...

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List of Miscellaneous topical agents

List of Miscellaneous topical agents - Drugs.com Miscellaneous topical agents What are Miscellaneous topical agents? Topical agents are used locally, where the medicine is applied on the area being treated. For example creams, ointment and lotions are applied topically on the skin. Eye drops are...

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Salicylic Acid Topical Dosage Guide with Precautions

Salicylic Acid Topical Dosage Guide with Precautions - Drugs.com Salicylic Acid Topical Dosage Overview Side Effects Dosage Professional Interactions More User Reviews Support Group Q & A Compare Alternatives Pricing & Coupons Applies to the following strengths: 2%; 6%; 1.8%; 3%; 0.5%; 17%; 40%;...

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