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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Pediatrics 30 years experience
Not really: any moisturizing cream or 1 % Hydrocortisone cream over the counter may help
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Are itchy eyes a sign of pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How long will my newborns face rash last?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 26 years experience
2-4 weeks: If the rash lasts longer than this, seems to be getting worse, or appears to be bothering your baby, she should be examined.
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I frequently change my baby's diaper. Why is he still getting rashes on his groin?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Could be yeast: If your baby has a persistent, red rash involving the skinfolds that does not improve with frequent diaper changes, or diaper rash cream, it could be a yeast infection. Yeast normally live on the body, but like to grow where the skin remains moist. If your baby is not having pain, your doctor may recommend an OTC anti-fungal cream. Another possibility is allergy to the diaper; try changing brands.
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Should I worry that my baby's rash is spreading from her cheek downward to her arms and legs?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Rashes are fun - and the vast majority of rashes in newborns are not worrisome. A rash would be infectiously spreading if it moved between contiguous areas - and the legs don't come into contact with the (facial)cheeks. While there are viral infections that can cause what you're describing, you best answer will come from a medical provider who can see your baby's rash: time to make an appointment.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
I have an ankle sprain that hasn't healed. Can motrin help?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Sports Medicine
See orthopedist: If you have an ankle sprain that has been painful for several weeks and is not improving i would recommend seeing an orthopedist. An evaluation and appropriate tests will help determine if there is internal damage that may require physical therapy or other forms of treatment.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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