A 30-year-old member asked:
Lately i've had skin rashes and itchiness. should i use calamine lotion or aloe?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sheila Goodmananswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either: Either may help with symptoms. Hydrocortisone cream which is available over-the-counter may both relieve the symptoms and help get rid of the rash. Antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will also help for both.
6.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangananswered
35 years experience
Xerosis: Calamine lotion are great for viral exanthem! aloe vera are great for innate moisturizers and skin calming properties! apply as directed , regards!
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 5, 2020
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