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Should calamine lotion burn on a sun burn?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
If the: Preparation you are using contains ALCOHOL it may burn on raw skin...READ THE LABEL! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Jun 20, 2018

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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Cool and aloe: Calamine is not a good idea for sunburn - it dries out the skin further. Take frequent cool showers to cool the temperature of the skin, and then libe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
CALAMINE LOTION BURN: CALAMINE LOTION BURNS? IT MAY HAVE OTHER INGREDIENTS IN IT LIKE PHENOL, MENTHOL OR CAMPHOR, ETC. GET THE PLAIN CALAMINE LOTION.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
CALAMINE LOTION BURN: CHECK THE INGREDIENTS. IF IT HAS MENTHOL IN IT, IT MAY BURN. GET THE PLAIN CALAMINE LOTION.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
See you dermatologis: I cannot tell how badly your skin has been affected, so you should see a dermatologist.

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