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does calamine lotion help eczema

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Sure: I don't see why not but you may consider a topical steroid per your doctor and investigate what is causing the rash (food,medinces etc)
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really.: Best treatment for eczema would be avoidance of ALL irritants, regular moisturizing with a bland agent and application of topical steroids (strength d ... Read More
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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calamine: Insect bites, dermatitis – other mild skin conditions to help reduce itching & dry out lesions
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Calamine lotion: Should be applied directly to the affected portion of the skin and is NOT generally used in a bath! Is this a calamine "containing" bath preparation? ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
What for???: Not a usual treatment for anything.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is safe.
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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calamine Lotion: is for topical use only. It should not be taken orally.
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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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