Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - ORAL Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) B-12 DOTS Oral Precautions
Before taking cyanocobalamin, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to any form of vitamin B12; or to
cobalt; 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.
If you have any of the following health problems, consult
your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication:
a certain eye disease (Leber's optic neuropathy)
a certain blood disorder (polycythemia vera)
iron or folic acid deficiency anemia
low potassium blood levels (hypokalemia)
Cyanocobalamin taken by mouth should only be used if your
body can properly absorb it. You may need a form of vitamin B12 that is
injected or inhaled in the nose if you have any of the following health
Skin redness or inflammation; Skin lesion; Rubor; Skin rash; Erythema
Identify and then stay away from products that irritate your skin. If allergies are suspected, your doctor may want to consider skin testing.
Receive appropriate vaccines for childhood illnesses, like the varicella vaccine for chickenpox and MMR immunization (a combination vaccine that protects against measles, mumps, and rubella).
Get strep throat treated right away to prevent scarlet fever.
Wash your hands frequently to prevent spreading viruses like roseola, hand-foot-mouth disease, and fifth disease.
Learn relaxation methods like yoga, meditation, or tai chi. Stress aggravates many rashes, including eczema , psoriasis , and seborrheic dermatitis .
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Hi everyone. Today I want to talk about growths on the skin that are not necessarily skin cancer, but are related to cancers on your internal organs. Many diseases, such as high cholesterol or diabetes, can have manifestations on the skin. Sometimes, cancer of the internal organs can have skin manifestations as well. I want to briefly touch on a few of these to show how your skin can reflect what is going on inside your body. Tumors that grow on any internal organ can spread to the skin, either by direct invasion of the skin or through the bloodstream. Skin metastases occur in up to 5% of cancer patients. These lesions usually appear on the skin as firm, hard nodules. They may be flesh colored or may have a reddish to black appearance. By the time the cancer has spread to the skin, the prognosis is usually poor because if you're seeing signs of the cancer on your skin, it has most likely spread to other organs as well. The trunk and scalp are the most commonly affected ...
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