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Calamine lotion for keloid treatment

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Menter
Dermatology 57 years experience
Calamine often does cause burning 🔥on the facial skin and I would recommend you discontinue it and use a more cream-based topical agent
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Allergic reaction from a moisturizer can be corrected by washing off the moisturizer, applying cool cloths and taking an oral antihistamine. Try not t... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
No: Calamine lotion is good if they itch.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Calamine Lotion: is for topical use only. It should not be taken orally.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bing Shi
Dr. Bing Shianswered
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
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
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine 38 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.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
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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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 73 years experience
CALAHIST LOTION: CALAHIST LOTION IS CALAMINE LOTION WITH MANY MORE, EXTRA INGREDIENTS. UNNECESSARY IN MY HUMBLE OPINION.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
Dermatology 23 years experience
Not really: Calamine lotion is good for drying up itchy spots. You would be better off using benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations.
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