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Will molliscum on the genitals turn white with vinegar?

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Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome. This will not have any effect on molluscum and you should not try with home remedies. There are efficient ointments which can be bought in pharmacy for this. Wish you good health....

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I'm 4 months pregnant. My back is aching I worked today. I clean offices and homes. Can I rub alcohol or put any muscle pain ointments? will it affect the baby?

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Brief Answer:
CAN USE PAIN RELIEF OINTMENTS SAFELY.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
Topical application of pain ointments will not harm your baby.
Alcohol is best avoided as it wont provide much relief locally.
You can apply any OTC ointment /...

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I have itching in between my inner upper thighs and my vagina. There is no redness, until I scratch and the area is always warm and moist. I have only tried the vagisil cream.

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Brief Answer:
Fungal infection

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns about itching.

This appears to be fungal infection of skin between thighs.

I suggest you use antifungal ointments available over the counter. Antifungal ointments like Candid can be used.

This will give relief.

Let me...

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I was cleaning the outside of my moms house and some of the clorox leaked out onto the back of my shorts and I have a half dollar size burn on my buttocks. How do I treat it so it can heal.

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Brief Answer:
several things you should do

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.
First it should be cleand with cold water and soap which you ve already probably done. Such burns usually heal with no complciations. If there is such small burn with no necrosis(black tissue) and no involvement of deeper...

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I got a massage last night. with masturbation at
the end. I was naked on white sheets face down for the massage then face up at the end. she was very hard and squeezed tight. today I have small red dots. did she burst blood vessels?

Sory i cant find lkst of ointments. What were they again

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No worries, just supportive care

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand your concern. Masturbation can lead to such bumps and red dots. No worries, these are benign and self resolving. With tighter masturbation. friction can cause sebaceous...

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I'm getting a pain/ itch on my left leg when I sit or stand at different times of the day. I am a kidney transplant and heart issues male older than 70. I take anti rejection medications and blood pressure and cholesterol medications. It always seems to be the left side and same spot above the ankle. I have tried skin lotions and cortisone ointments to no avail.

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Brief Answer:
Muscle spasm most likely. Stretch exercises need to be done.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. It seems that you are getting a muscle spasm which is resulting in the pain.

Cortisone or skin...

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Hi I am a 40 year old female this morning I experienced a sharp cramp like pain on my left groin area shooting down my upper thigh it lasted for a minute or two I am currently in the middle of my period but had also irritated the area two days prior I stood up quickly and turned abruptly to chase a child at work and felt a bit of a pull in the area my question is this pain muscular or somehow related to my menstral cycle

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Brief Answer:
Muscular pain

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Greetings
Very rare to have a menustrual pain radiating to mid thigh at this age for first time.
If you had endometriosis earlier this could have happened.Not now.
I feel it could be muscular ,and can try hot fomentation, ointments or paracetamol...

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Hi. I'm a 27 year old female. I had oral sex around 10 days back. About a week later, my labia minora, especially the clitoris part was a bit itchy and sore. In a couple of days an area on the right of the clitoris became very sore and the left side got a tiny swelling which is now sore and white in colour. It is still sore and hurts when I pee

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Sitz bath

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I understand your concerns.

This pain is temporary due to trauma caused during oral sex.

This pain goes away after the wound heals within a few days. There is nothing to worry.

Use sitz bath meanwhile. Sit in a small vessel containing warm water, salt...

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I am fifty five years old. Dr said I might have to hemorrhoid surgery. I weight 310 If I have the surgery done is there a chance they will come back. I am a truck driver and sit all the time. What do you think my recover time would be. Mostly what I have read is on younger people who work office jobs and not manual labor. Would losing weight help and is it best to put off surgery as long as possible and keep using Hemorrhoidal ointments etc. Maybe consider job change?

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Brief Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCm

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query,

I dont think that surgery should be delayed. today this is simple procedure which offers immediate relief and permanent cure. Of course, I am talking about surgical procedure where hemorrhoidal knots are excised with...

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I had sex with a new lube and now I have a burning feeling on my sexual parts, am I just allergic to the lube and what is the best kind to use? And what can I do about it right now?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Suggestive of allergic reaction.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HCM.
I appreciate your concern for the suspected allergic reaction due to lube.
Allergic reactions to various lubricants, ointments, creams, or lotions are quite common.
For immediate relief, oral Benadryl is a good...

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Recent questions on  Ointments

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I have itching in back head, neck, on scar tissie on back, left arm around elbow, on both legs, esp right iches so much i make it bleed. had dtr do eye check up and she irritaed me so bad i made her move away from me. never had that happen before. had abridge put in, made in china i believe. i believe every thing staeted after that. cream does not make it go away. have used vicks to help with legs and feet. am dibetic.havegout but dtr does not feel kidneys is the problem. ana is 1280.

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Hi my name is Dessy and I d like to ask you about my daughter condition, she s 6 months old baby ; has a persistance exzema on her face; its start 2 days after the second DPT+HIB+OPV vaccine. it s already 45 days per now. Do you have a tip how to eradicate the redness/ inflammation on her face. I already give her hydrocortisone 1% + physiogel cream for the last 14 days. (before that, her pediatrician give her advantan ointment + kamilosan cream). thanks before

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Hi, My baby s breathing is very raspy. She is a one year old (but born at 28.5 weeks. She has been receiving the RSV shots (3 total). I have a warm steam (humidifier) with eucalyptus drops and have spread vicks on chest and covered feet. I also put her in the steam bathroom. Anything else I can do? What else should I look for in her disposition?

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hello I have been diagnosed with virility in my scalp. One Dr prescribed macros ointment and melancholy tablet. Another Dr prescribed steroid afternoon lotion and Belgian lotion. Please advise what medicine to take. I am worried about side effects and more concerned about safe treatment. Thank you

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I am 14 weeks pregnant with twins. For the past 3 days am having severe shooting pain in my arms and shoulders. It started with left hand now moved to right hand. Even my right knee, ankle and thighs have started to pain. I have applied pain...

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My wife has had sores on her arms and legs for about 1 year. They're not painful unless she picks at them. When she does pick at them, there's a small, hard, round ball that comes off. Attached is a photo. Any ideas what this could be?

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