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A 29-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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A 35-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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A 37-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 23-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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Aveeno (oatmeal): Not to my knowledge
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Your Preference: Cetaphil, eucerin, and lubriderm will all effectively hydrate your skin. Their sensation on the skin is personal preference. When applied, some pati ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Different: Epiceram is barrier repair cream and has no antiinflammatory properties. These are often used in combination to quiet eczema.Once improved the epicera ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Temporarily: Unfortunately, only temporarily.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No difference: There is no difference between the two.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Most moisturizers help your skin retain the water which helps with dry itchy skin.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: and may even worsen it.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Read the ingredient label.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Depends: If the specific nivea product is supposed to help wrinkles then it may contain matrixyl. If it contains matrixyl then the label should indicate so.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation plea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They decrease redness. If too strong used for too long a time, causes skin atrophy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes: All corticosteroid creams when used for a prolonged duration (many months) can have the potential of thinning the skin, especially areas with thin ski ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Skin issues: It is difficult to know what your question is based on your description. See a dermatologist.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is effective: It is as effective and prescribed by dermatologist.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Skin care: As long as it is nto fragranced cream soap, u can try it. Usually removing the allergen from contact with skin will help. Try over the counter Hydroc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debra Atkins
19 years experience Dermatology
Thanks for asking!: Not really, the skin lighteners are usually the hydroquiones and many botanticals that end in the word berry and kojic acid. The best defense is spf ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No scar: Scabies should leave no scars.. The skin lesions will go away on their own without treatment.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Be careful: Long-term use of lighteners is dangerous and can permanently disfigure you. I'm not a dermatologist, but perhaps sunblock on your head and neck would ... Read More
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