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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I suppose: The expiration date is there as an indicator of potency.Use after that date implies that the ingredients have broken down and will be less effective. ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
No: The only thing calamine lotion will help with is drying up blisters. If there are blisters, then put it only on the blisters and not the normal skin.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Calamine tends to: Dry out skin. Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Calamine lotion to soothe skin itching and pain. Do not use too much that it caked and is hard to get off. You can also put cool wet cloths on the are... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Calamine lotion is often used in children for itchy rashes. It is for external use only!
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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Hydrocortisone 1% cr: For bug bites I would use otc hydrocortisone 1% cream for itching. Avoid the face if possible.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Bad choice: This will just make you look worse. Acne is best treated with topical benzoyl peroxide. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your physician. All... Read More
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Calamine : you can use calamine lotion 4- 5 times on her . It is soothing to the skin .
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: Topical use (on the skin) of Calamine lotion is not a problem, even in kids with G6PD deficiency. Make sure no large areas of open skin, though.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nutter
Cosmetic Dentistry 45 years experience
Sun block: Zinc oxide is a total sun block. It was commonly used by surfers and sports people before some of the current sun screens came along, and is still use... Read More

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