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what would a calamine lotion bath help with?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calamine: Insect bites, dermatitis – other mild skin conditions to help reduce itching & dry out lesions
Answered on Jun 16, 2019

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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Calamine Lotion: is for topical use only. It should not be taken orally.

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