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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.

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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: A three week old would get baby acne bases on age more often than heat rash. This process self clears over time & just needs to be kept clean. I f ... Read More
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Calamine lotion will aggravate eczema. It drys the skin. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile have the child soak for a long time in a warm bath. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Safe!: Calamine lotion it is safe in children as long as it is applied topically. Apply 1-4 times/day as needed; reapply after bathing. Should not applied ov ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is safe.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes it's fine.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: One is oral and one is topical. There will not be any interaction.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
OK: But why calamine? If you have significant acne, neither will do much. A prescription is probably your best chance to control this.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Safe =probably: But I don't like calamine lotion. I find it excessively drying and it stinks so bad I can still remember the smell. There are products like IVY DRY an ... Read More

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