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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
35 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorrie Klein
35 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: It provides a protective barrier and helps with skin healing.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steroid cream: Lichen sclerosus is poorly understood as far as a cause. It does respond, however, to high potency steroid cream. The most commonly used cream is ca ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Any time you want to help someone improve, it is the way you say it and present it, that makes the different. Dont say you have dry hands, so i got y ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
30 years experience in Dermatology
Best cream: Good moisturizers will help retain the water in your skin, rub in well, and not be overly greasy. This means that there is no one cream that is "best" ... Read More
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