Dos and Don’ts in Dermatology

Don’t use following agents topically because of fear of developing sensetivity e.g. Pencillin,Sulphonomides,Neomycin.Antihistamines,Nitrofurazone and local anaesthetics. 2. Don’t use steroids in bacterial viral and fungal infections in general and flurinated steroids in rosacea in particular. 3. Don’t use greasy ointment s or thick preperations in weeping eczema. 4. Don’t use bright coloured preperations on exposed parts e.g. Castellani’s paint on face. 5. Don’t use lanolin containing preperations in Atopic Eczema. 6. Don’t use chemically related compounds in case of contact dermatitis because they may cross react e.g. Sulphonomides,promethazine and benzocaine in cases of para-phenylenediamine (hair dye) sensetivity. 7. Do treat all contacts of scabietic patients whether itching or not. 8. Do treat scabies first and it’s complications later. 9. Do remove the crusts (with starch poultice or olive oil) before applying local medicaments.10. Do remember that there is nothing more soothing to the patient’s mind and his inflamed skin than the healer’s softly spoken words.  www.homeodriqbal.com

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