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Doctor insights on: Amlactin Moisturizing Lotion

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Is amlactin 12% moisturizing lotion good to use for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Yes lotions and creams that contain 12% Lactic Acid help to shed scale and dry skin. There is excess cornification in the hair follicles in keratosis pilaris which may be helped by the amlactin. That treatment can be augmented with the use of retina. But sometimes the combination is too irritating to the skin. ...Read more

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Is amlactin lotion OTC as good as lac-hydrin?

Yes it is as good: Yes in my view and experience it is as effective and is prescribed by many dermatologists. ...Read more

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I've got kp, would it help if I use amlactin lotion on the area in the morning & urea 20% lotion in the evening. Would combing the 2 work better ?

Maybe: It is possible that using these two products will improve your keratosis pilaris. I would not combine the two since you do not know if they might counteract each other. ...Read more

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU! YOU ARE UNIQUE! TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS. BEST LUCK . . . ...Read more

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Will amlactin lotion help get rid off keratosis pillars on my bum cheeks ?

Will amlactin lotion help get rid off keratosis pillars on my bum cheeks ?

Yes: It is a humectant meaning it adds moisture to the skin. Also avoid very hot baths as that can dry the skin. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Hi doctor, can I use  my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion.  As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Not that I see: I didn't find any interaction issues for Airol (tretinoin) and your moisturizer, but you should definitely check with your dermatologist before using it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

Eczema: It may be dry skin or eczema, inflammation of the lower parts of the skin. Try soaking in warm water, pat it dry, and then apply a thick moisturizer, such as an ointment or cream. If no improvement in the next one to two weeks, see a health professional. ...Read more

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Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

No you can't. : If you have a boil or furuncle, you first need to have it treated by a doctor. Do not apply any body lotion or moisturizer on it, there is no safe way to do it but a risk to spread an skin infection. Be safe! ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

Thanks for asking!: Nuetrogena acne mask. Any lotion that clearly states non-acnegenic and non-comodogenic.Dont forget to read the fine print. ...Read more

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

Dry skin: if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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I have dry skin on my legs and flakey amlactin body lotion helps. It helps my skin look nice clear and soft. Should I stop exfoliating in the shower?

I have dry skin on my legs and flakey amlactin body lotion helps. It helps my skin look nice clear and soft. Should I stop exfoliating in the shower?

Expunge: Expunge the word "exfoliate" from your vocabulary. Your skin turns over every 10 days and needs no help. Since you have discovered a cream you like, use it immediately after a long soak in the shower. Why the "vitamin b complex? ...Read more

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Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Non-comedogenic: I am glad to hear that you understand that despite acne or oil-prone skin, it is very important to moisturize daily. The key to a good moisturizer is to ensure it is non-comedogenic or non-pimple forming. Cetaphil, cerave, neutrogena and aveeno (oatmeal) all make great moisturizers that fall into this category. ...Read more

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Can i use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time ? I will apply moisturizer . Is it safe to do so ? My neck have acnes.

Can i use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time ? I will apply moisturizer . Is it safe to do so ? My neck have acnes.

Calamine lotion: Is not a typical treatment for acne. Depending on the severity of your acne, you might want to wash with a BP wash, leaving the lather on for 1 minute before rinsing, and then apply adapalene gel. ...Read more

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As soon as i apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, i start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest i do?

As soon as i apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, i start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest i do?

Sweating: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, face, and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. Treatment can be with otc meds such as sweat block and certaindri or prescription medication. ...Read more