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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate.
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Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No specific brand: Eczema is allergy in the skin and is best treated by a dermatologist/allergist. Use mild soap like dove,pat dry the skin after bath and you can add av ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one th ... Read More
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Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Cream: Petrolium products are oil based we are water based. But you must make sure this is not a fungal infection.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calendula cream: Calendula cream/ oil (pot marigold) is an herbal that can be mild and helpful for dry/ chapped skin in people who have skin sensitivities.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Facial moisturizer: You don't need to use a facial moisturizer especially if your skin is normal or oily. If it is dry, you may to keep it soft and pliable. Cream moistur ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Renova (tretinoin): When using renova, (tretinoin) you should begin to notice your skin becoming smoother and softer within the first month or two. Within three to four m ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I often recommed cetaphil or aquafor but aveno is okay. Use it sparingly. Putting things on the face can cause rashes too.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU! YOU ARE UNIQUE! TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPAN ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I usually: suggest applying moisturizer IN BETWEEN applications of the Hydroquinone! If you apply once/day wait for 12 hours to apply the moisturizer..... Hope ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sunscreen first.: You should always put the sunscreen first as you want it to absorb. Then you put on the moisturizer, since most of them simply provide a moisture loss ... Read More
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