A 31-year-old member asked:
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is calamine lotion safe to use on babies?

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Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
No: The only thing calamine lotion will help with is drying up blisters. If there are blisters, then put it only on the blisters and not the normal skin.
Answered on Apr 30, 2020

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Maybe: I consider it too drying and never recommend it.Others find it helpful.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Safe!: Calamine lotion it is safe in children as long as it is applied topically. Apply 1-4 times/day as needed; reapply after bathing. Should not applied ov ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Sure: I don't see why not but you may consider a topical steroid per your doctor and investigate what is causing the rash (food,medinces etc)
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: I consider it too drying and never recommend it.

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