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Amlactin Moisturizing Lotion
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
Is amlactin 12% moisturizing lotion good for helping to treat keratosis pilaris in the cheeks, arms, thighs?
Yes: It can be very bothersome. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes it is effective: It is as effective and prescribed by dermatologist. ...Read more
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 ?
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
Is sunless self tan lotion ok to use after sclerotherapy for color-A natural glow moisturizer? How long is skin highly sensitive to sun after & SPF?
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
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?
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.
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
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
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?
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
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.
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
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