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can toothpaste relieve itchy skin

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone: Any of the many otc Hydrocortisone creams available at drugstores will often control that sort of itching. If it doesn't, you might be allergic to som ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
9 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizer: Using a good moisturizer to help the skin stay hydrated is the first step. Some patients like something like sarna sensitive, which has a topical anes ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Sarna lotion: Drink water, use moisturizers such as sarna for sensitive skin, apply aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil when in the shower on your wash cloth, and use witch h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Rash: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & moisturizing creams are used commonly. If symptoms persist, consult your primary care doctor to find the cause & treat th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
Decrease drying: Decrease hot showers and strong soap or cleansers. Appplication of moisturizer to skin which is slightly moist helps.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Aquaphor: Emollient such as aquaphor can help . For visible rash 1 per cent Hydrocortisone for limited time. If persists see pediatrician.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Skin irritation: Probably what is call contact dermatitis. This means skin irritation form contact. The wax could have caused this. Swelling is due to the the pulling. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Doubt the diagnosis: Tunes versicolor shouldn't be that pruritic. Might you have dermatitis herpetiformis?
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Cool compress: In addition to cool compresses, aveeno (oatmeal) baths, calamine, hydrocortisone, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other anti-histamine could all be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Aveeno, (oatmeal)cerave: Aveeno oatmeal is good for bath. For lotions cerave, or by prescription epiceram, hylatopic, or eletone. Oral supplementation with flaxseed or krill o ... Read More
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