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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can calamine lotion cure redness and pimples on face caused by moisturizer?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Allergic reaction from a moisturizer can be corrected by washing off the moisturizer, applying cool cloths and taking an oral antihistamine. Try not to apply anything else to affected skin for 24-48 hours until the reaction is gone. Don't use the moisturizer again.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2021

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