Generic Name: ESTRADIOL SEMIWEEKLY - TRANSDERMAL Pronounced: (ES-tra-DYE-ol) Vivelle-Dot TD Precautions
Before using estradiol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may
contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other
problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
vaginal bleeding of unknown cause
certain cancers (such as breast cancer, cancer of the
heart disease (such as heart attack)
family medical history (especially breast lumps, cancer,
blood clots, angioedema)
blood clotting disorders (such as protein C or protein S
high blood pressure
high cholesterol/triglyceride levels
Many studies have shown that smoking is bad for your health. Lung cancer, heart disease, poor circulation, and delayed skin healing are only a few of the effects of tobacco. Other studies have looked at the effect of tobacco use on bone healing. Broken bones or fractures that poke through the skin are called open or compound fractures . Resesarchers have studied open fractures of the main lower leg bone (the tibia ). Doctors wanted to know the effect of smoking on healing of open tibia fractures. They also wanted to see if using one kind of operation to repair the break was better than another. Open tibial fractures must be closed and held together until healing has occurred. This means an operation using either pins through the bone or a long pin down the inside of the bone, called a nail . Even with proper care, these fractures often develop problems. The problems include infection, failure to heal, or inability to heal correctly. Smoking can create even more problems for the patient. To...
If you have eczema, you probably don’t think of it as useful or positive. But recent research may give you a reason to be thankful for eczema.
Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a skin condition that causes red, swollen and itchy patches on your skin. The most common form of eczema is atopic dermatitis. It can be triggered by allergens,such as household dust mites. It is most common in babies and young children and can disappear or lessen in severity as children mature into adults. It normally appears on the neck, wrists, ankles and other areas of the body that bend. According to the National Eczema Association, over 30 million people in the United States have some form of eczema. Although there is no cure for eczema, with treatment it is manageable.
A study completed at the King’s College in London found that having eczema triggers an immune reaction that rids the body of potentially cancerous cells from the skin. It might, therefore, reduce the risk of skin cancer....
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