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Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
CeraVe Cream: One of my favorites is cerave moisturizing cream. Cream is better than lotion.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Dry skin: Dry skin around nipple may indicate eczema or irritation from a bra or other clothing. If it persists see adermatologist.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers: Aquaphor ointment is a better option than vaseline for dry chapped skin. Also cream moisturizers are more lubricating than lotions. Cereve cream, ac ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you want to: But it won't help or hurt you. Avoid soaps and detergents and things should return to normal by themselves.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Skin: this ios an area where a fungal cream might be better
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aquaphor is safe: should not hurt you but you would need an exam to properly diagnose this condition.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Vaseline is fine: Vaseline can actually be a very good moisturizer. In young kids rashes around the mouth and lips can easily be caused by saliva, which can be very irr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Atopic dermatitis : This could be atopic dermatitis. Over the counter lowest strength Hydrocortisone cream for a week might help , not longer than that. Can cause skin th ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
no: That will cause the mucosal membrane to get drier. See your gynecologist since you are needing treatment and household items should be kept out of yo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
39 years experience Family Medicine
Penile dermatitis : I would suggest that you seek the services of a dermatologist ASAP. In the meantime I would apply triple antibiotic ointment only.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probable fungal infe: Try jock itch meds over the counter if not resolved , there is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care pro ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Not a good idea: Creams, ointments, and moisturizers that are formulated for the skin are not necessarily suitable for the scalp and hair. I would recommend something ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Sure.: Aquaphor is helpful in such situations. If the area is that sensitive, you may also wish to cover it with a bandaid for a few days until the sensitivi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience Dermatology
Plain vaseline.: The advice i always give my Accutane patients is to use plain vaseline petroleum jelly for your lips and dry skin when on drug. It is the best and saf ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dry: It may be exzcema vs an inflammatory process... Try some vaseline or aquaphor.. If no improvement go and see your doc for an exam and possible biopsy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Without detailed history + a direct look at, it is hard to tell what it may be and how to treat it, although, clinically, you have seemed being annoye ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
See derm: If the skin is peeling and waxy (greasy) near the nose and eyebrows, it may be seborrheic dermatitis, which is basically facial dandruff, If this is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You can stop: if the initial period of itching has stopped, then ok to stop using lotion (1-2 weeks should be adequate). If skin remains dry, you could switch to & ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: May be fungal infection (like jock itch that has extended to penis) or might be psoriasis. Can try otc antifungal cream (lamisil) on affected areas; k ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Beth Friedland
41 years experience Ophthalmology
Lacrilube (artificial tears): Lacrilube, (artificial tears) or a petrolaum based ointment will retain moisture for the delicate skin around the eyelids.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
No Problem: I see no problem with using the terbinafine cream along with vaseline ointment. However, I would suggest you apply the terbinafine first, then cover ... Read More
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