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A 23-year-old female asked:

is flex-i-cold safe for atopic dermatitis? thinking what may happen when i use it while it's itchy. the product is actually for sprain, contusion, etc

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Not really: any moisturizing cream or 1 % Hydrocortisone cream over the counter may help

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I frequently change my baby's diaper. Why is he still getting rashes on his groin?

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