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emollient medication

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
A moisturizing cream: Cream is a general term for a moist preparation topically applied to protect, deliver medication, or hydrate. An emollient is a type of cream that act ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Wont hurt: Its best to lubricate a new tattoo until healed. After the epidermis is healed the use on an emollient will not be that effective because the ink is i ... Read More
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Good for what?: fresh tattoos should be covered with ointments like aquaphor or vaniply to keep from crusting over
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
36 years experience Dermatology
Best OTC cream: My fav otc moisturizers: cetaphil, eucerin, aveeno (oatmeal). My fav's that you can get from your dermatologist: vivite and neostrata.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
36 years experience Dermatology
Night cream: I love vivite replenish hydrating cream and neostrata bionic cream for extra heavy duty night creams that are not greasy. These are available in many ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
28 years experience Dermatology
Yes: It provides a protective barrier and helps with skin healing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Lots of choices.: Most of the leading brands - keri, lubriderm, aveeno, (oatmeal) neutrogena, dove, etc., etc - are designed to avoid causing comedones. Most say "nonco ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Biologics: No it is not offensive but an emollient lotion is not effective. Talk to your friend about the use of biologics such as enbrel, humira, Remicade (inf ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All emollients are good for hand eczema. Many people find cetaphil restoraderm to be particularly helpful. If that doesn't work then the prescriptio ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
Peeling lips: There are several reasons to have peeling lips. Irritation or allergy from lip balms or lipstick is common. Avoid these products until resolved. 1% Hy ... Read More

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