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Doctor insights on: Acticoat Moisture Control Medication

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Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more

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Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Medication: After the application of the topical acne medication, apply the moisturizer. ...Read more

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Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Acne and moisture: Yes, it is usually ok to apply a moisturizer after an acne medication--especially if it dries you out. Let the medication dry, then apply your moisturizer. ...Read more

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I am suffering from eczema. I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;, momate cream and a moisturizer, pacroma cream. Still no Change. Help!

I am suffering from eczema. I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;, momate cream and a moisturizer, pacroma cream. Still no Change. Help!

Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more

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What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

HealthTap: Doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to increase skin moisture?

How to increase skin moisture?

Moist skin: Hello. For your skin to be at an optimum state of hydration, you need to be sure that you are drinking enough water. And by water, that's what we mean. Coffee, ice tea, soda doesn't count. Divide your weight in half (lbs) then add ounces. This gives a "rough" estimate of your daily needs. In winter months, more is needed for hydration. A topical moisturizer and humidifier in your bedroom will help. ...Read more

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What to eat for having moisture skin?

What to eat for having moisture skin?

Diet and skin: For most eating a good healthy diet including fruits and vegetables is recommended. Drink plenty of water and consider taking a multivitamin daily. For most, diet has less to do with moisture than external factors including, harsh or pure soaps, frequent bathing or showering, bathing with hot water, etc. ...Read more

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Please what do I do to have a well moistured skin and face?

Water!: Be sure to drink plenty of water to keep the skin hydrated, use sunscreen to minimize skin damage, and don't smoke as this ages the skin. You'd be amazed how much these three simple things help. Otherwise, you can use a nourishing lotion (look for cocoa butter or shea butter or vaseline in the ingredients etc) as needed. ...Read more

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I have normal skin. What is best way to keep my skin moisture?

I have normal skin. What is best way to keep my skin moisture?

Moisturize: Moisturize skin daily with a lotion or cream that contains ceramides. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how moisture effect the fungi if too much or too little?

Can you tell me how moisture effect the fungi if too much or too little?

Fungi like moisture: And darkness. In humans, gets a foothold in ski folds, which are both moist and dark. ...Read more

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What causes extra vaginal moisture while not menustrating? Extra vaginal fluid

What causes extra vaginal moisture while not menustrating? Extra vaginal fluid

Testing needed: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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I have several bottles of bausch & lomb moisture loc. If expired can I use these bottles?

I have several bottles of bausch & lomb moisture loc. If expired can I use these bottles?

Expired lotion: It is not a good idea, because various kinds of bacteria can grow and contaminate the lotion, potentially harming you. ...Read more

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What can I do if my skin always looks dry. Also I m there any home remedies to make my skin look moisture?

Olive oil, coconut: Oil, and alpha hydroxy acids will help smooth skin and exfoliants will help remove dead skin with the acids ...Read more

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I use vaseline but it seems to dry after an hr or so. I keep using it the whole day. Cant live without it. What should I do to regain natural moisture?

I use vaseline but it seems to dry after an hr or so. I keep using it the whole day. Cant live without it. What should I do to regain natural moisture?

Dry skin: Work on good nutrition and drink at least 8 glasses of water per day (not all at once but slowly all day). Suggest you stop vasoline. Work on getting your skin wet with bath or shower and let your skin soak up the moisture, then AFTER your skin is wet, pat dry and apply good moisturizer lotion e.g. Eucerin, Nutragena or other. Key is to moisten skin with water, then apply lotion to hold in. ...Read more

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Can moisture in bacement cause hives?

Can moisture in bacement cause hives?

Possibly: Basements are notorious for mold or mold-related issues, although this is waaaaaaay overestimated by the public and the media. ...Read more

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What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

Artificial tears: There are many problems that are lubricants that you can buy without a prescription. However, if it doesn't clear up on its own, follow up with an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) ...Read more

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What moisturer and body wash do you recommend for eczema?

What moisturer and body wash do you recommend for eczema?

Eczema: My personal favorite body wash is made my olay and is very moisturizing. You should follow that with cetaphil or cerave cream as your daily moisturizer. This combination works very well to keep the skin moisturized but may not be enough to clear up an eczema flare. For that, you may need some steroid cream, either otc or prescription. ...Read more

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Do you know what to use for congestive cold, to dry things up or moisture to loosen and cough up?

Do you know what to use for congestive cold, to dry things up or moisture to loosen and cough up?

Lots of options: For head/sinus congestion, products such as sudafed, or some non-medication solutions, such as a humidifier or nasal saline can help. For chest congestion, products such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) can help. To help with the pain of sinus pressure, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen can be taken. If allergies are an issue, claritin, allegra, or zyrtec help.

All meds above are available over the counter. ...Read more

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There's no moisture on d skin but so much oil. After 2 mins of washing face oils comes out n skin feels painful.

There's no moisture on d skin but so much oil. After 2 mins of washing face oils comes out n skin feels painful.

Simple...: The environment and your facial products are not matching you. Diet exercise, herbal products, airconditioning will help. ...Read more

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I have really dry and flaky skin. I use a moisturer everyday after a shower but it's not making any difference. What should try?

I have really dry and flaky skin. I use a moisturer everyday after a shower but it's not making any difference. What should try?

Try Body Wash: Use a body wash (dove, olay, etc.) in the shower instead of soap. Do not make the water too hot. Try different moisturizers, i.e., those with ammonium lactate (amlactin over the counter, lachydrin (lactic acid) prescription - same thing). If affordable, whole house humidifier. ...Read more

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My lips don't produce their own natural moisture, they use to before but not anymore. How do I get them to? There always chapped.

My lips don't produce their own natural moisture, they use to before but not anymore. How do I get them to? There always chapped.

Vague: Hard to say the cause. It could be your licking them, it could be some type of foods, beverages, meds or supplements that you are ingesting. It also could be allergies or dryness of your home. Are other people with you having the same problem? ...Read more

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I permanently straightened my hair with a relaxer and now it's dry. Should I wet it and apply product to hold in moisture? Or do something else?

Hair issue: ChastityM643 ~ the best person to ask is a hairdresser who specialises in this. However, there are special products you can buy OTC to put on hair after straightening, so the answer is yes, but consult a specialist hairdresser to ask which one thanks ...Read more

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How can one regain moisture in the vagina?

How can one regain moisture in the vagina?

Depends: Depending on age, medical history and menstrual history some physicians might prescribe a product like Premarin (conjugated estrogens) vaginal cream. Also an over the counter vaginal lubricant is available. Many women have vagina dryness due to age that is normal. A decrease in "wetness" is also possible because of not giving enough time for manual stimulation of your clitoris & other parts. Don't rush having sex. ...Read more

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What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

O3: There are many supplements which have been touted to help increase tear production, glandular function and reduce dry eye symptoms overall. A recent study published in the journal ophthalmology demonstrated omega-3 (fish oil) supplementation has been shown to consistently help with symptoms. Other supplements may work as well, but definitive studies are pending. ...Read more

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My skin is getting dry after washing face how to overcome to maintain moisture?

Lemon juice: Skin likes slightly acidic environment.
1. Avoid alkaline ("natural") soap;
2. Try lemon juice on dry skin areas. ...Read more

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I am only 46 and I drink plenty of water and my skin is getting drier everyday. What can I do to put moisture back?

I am only 46 and I drink plenty of water and my skin is getting drier everyday. What can I do to put moisture back?

Moisturizer: Drinking water is great for the body but does not treat dry skin alone. Apply moisturizer to skin morning and night, especially after showering/baths to trap the water in your skin. Additionally, use mild cleanser instead of strong soaps, avoid cleansers with alcohol, consider a humidifier ;a facial exfoliating cream. If moisturizing does not help, see your md to rule out other causes of dryness. ...Read more