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calamine lotion burns

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CALAMINE LOTION BURN: CHECK THE INGREDIENTS. IF IT HAS MENTHOL IN IT, IT MAY BURN. GET THE PLAIN CALAMINE LOTION.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rash: Your rash may have many possible causes- allergies, medical conditions/ diseases, hormones,or contact with damaging substances.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calamine: Not necessarily.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: I consider it too drying and never recommend it.Others find it helpful.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: I consider it too drying and never recommend it.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bing Shi
Dr. Bing Shi answered
37 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Calamine is either a mixture of zinc oxide (zno) with about 0.5% ferric oxide (fe2o3) or a zinc carbonate compound.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
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
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CALAMINE LOTION BURN: CALAMINE LOTION BURNS? IT MAY HAVE OTHER INGREDIENTS IN IT LIKE PHENOL, MENTHOL OR CAMPHOR, ETC. GET THE PLAIN CALAMINE LOTION.

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