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Acticoat Moisture Control Medication
I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more
How long will it take before the moisture is restored to your nostrils, after taking azithromycin? I'm on day three of my medication.
Nasal Congestion: You can use Normal Saline spray to help restore moisture to your nasal passages. ...Read more
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
Do I leave on the acne medication and the moisturizer when I apply clear moisturizer in the morning?
Yes: Unless you are instructed otherwise.Get a more detailed answer ›
I used clear moisturizer in the morning. Do I leave on the acne medication and the moisturizer when I apply them?
HealthTap: Doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a drug allergy, I developed skin atrophy from oral steroids prednisone and it would burn from normal moisturizers the moisturizer gets stuck on?
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
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
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
Moisturize: Moisturize skin daily with a lotion or cream that contains ceramides. ...Read more
Fungi like moisture: And darkness. In humans, gets a foothold in ski folds, which are both moist and dark. ...Read more
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
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
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
Moisturize!: Moisturize, hydrate, and wear sunscreen.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Not "dangerous": But definitely unhealthy for long term.Get a more detailed answer ›
Anal and labial moisture barrier: A&D ointment should work pretty wellGet a more detailed answer ›
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
There's no moisture on d skin but so much oil. After 2 mins of washing face oils comes out n skin feels painful.
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
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.
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
I have a normal skin but no moisture suits me. I feel uncomfortable like not getting in or sticky. Pls suggest some good moisture 4face. Non comedogen?
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
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
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
Not usually: It only works on organs with receptors for this drug. ...Read more
It has been a little while since I showered. Is the moisture and stinging under my breasts a result of this?
You can develop: Fungal infections in this context. Regular hygiene is important, . ...Read more
My scab fell off today from moisture and now it's pinkish. Is it ok to go swimming? I don't want it to scab again
Yes: If the tissue under the scab is pink smooth and dry it is definitely okay to swim. ...Read more
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
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