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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sun bathing: can increase risk for skin cancer.

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Sunbathing effect: Going through winter , sometimes lasting 6 months, it is sometimes a strong desire to have sunbathing. The warmth of the sun takes away tensions and ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Soaking in fluid: Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg a ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
A couple of things: 1. Insure that you are using a soap that is not too drying. 2. Insure that water temp is not too hot. 3. Consider applying lotion. Take care.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
20 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: But the chemicals in the soap can be irritating to tissue that is already inflamed from an infection.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: yes
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: the pH matters. Dove is one of several skin cleansers in the desirable pH range of 6 to 7. Be sure to use a cream or ointment soon after washing. I fa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It can contribute: Yes, change out of your wet bathing suit when you get out of the water.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Clindamycin and blea: Not that I am aware of but you should look at package insert on the medication
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Vaseline: Yes, absolutely! Though my absolute favorite is plain old petroleum jelly!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
I wouldn't : I'm not specifically familiar with this soap, but bar soaps in general tend to be pretty harsh on the hair. In a pinch you could use it but i would ge ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably: It sounds like a really bad idea.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That is a better: choice then the other soaps you brought up earlier.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp.Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Sorry it didn't help: A nice warm bath is a good idea to help deal with many unpleasant symptoms: ease pain, aid sleep, reduce stress, help a cold (steam)...but I don't thi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: some just carry away dirt/ grease/grime - they are hydrophilic
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Skin care: As long as it is nto fragranced cream soap, u can try it. Usually removing the allergen from contact with skin will help. Try over the counter Hydroc ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yardley products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That can certainly: encourage yeast to flourish. Change out of wet bathing suits when you have finished swimming.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: no need
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
I wouldn't : I'm not specifically familiar with this soap, but bar soaps in general tend to be pretty harsh on the hair. In a pinch you could use it but i would ge ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No it will not: Cetaphil lotion is a moisturizing lotion for dry skin and will not help acne.You need benzyl peroxide, with antibiotic local or oral and may need reti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist or gynecologist for evaluation to find cause then treatment can be prescribed.
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