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It may help a little: but it can be irritating as it is an acid and the skin under arm is thin ...Read more
Lactation is the act of making breast milk. The chemical lactate is lactic acid, a product of glucose metabolism. If there are abnormalities of the kidney or the metabolism of glucose, Lactic Acid may be high. Don't confuse lactate with lactose, which is the sugar found in milk that causes gas and cramps in people ...Read more
Healthy Skin: Ammonium lactate is a combination of ammonium hydroxide and lactic acid, acting as moisturizer for the skin. Urea acts by loosening skin thick or scaly skin cells allowing them to shed. This combination is often used to treat rough or scaly skin conditions like those found in eczema and psoriasis and can also help soften callouses and dry/cracked skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help please. Could ammonium lactate cream 12% cream cause outbreaks on face and chest if used there?
Possible: It could definitely cause irritation and drying as it is a relatively strong acid. To what type of outbreaks are you referring? ...Read more
I have chronic dry skin from birth to current. how many times a day is it safe to use ammonium lactate 12% lotion. Twice doesn't seem enough. any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.
Safe lotion: This is an alpha hydroxy-acid, which, as an exfoliant, removes dead skin cells from the stratum corneum and can act as an irritant to the epidermal layer causing edema and redness. Caution is advised with repeated use, but there is no direct toxicity of the lotion from repeated uses. Too many uses would likely cause skin breakdown, redness, swelling, and bleeding ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : In general children over the age of 2 can use that cream once or twice a day. The most important thing is to try and determine the reason it is needed. There are many skin conditions that will respond well to that lotion but others that may respond better to something else. Having a provider examine her first can be helpful. ...Read more
No: http://www.medicinenet.com/ammonium_lactate_topical/article.htm is a good article. In general it is best to not use creams in the vaginal area as they are easily absorbed unless it was prescribed for that reason and that area. ...Read more
Maybe: This product can be used to soften hard, rough skin. With soaking and gentle abrasion the dry, rough skin of the feet can be made more supple. ...Read more
I have very dry skin on my face only. Have tried oils, creams, lotions - some prescription. Nothing works. Should i try ammonium lactate skin cream?
Dry facial skin: 2 questions 1. Is it dryness? Conditions that can have flaking and scaling on the face include seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and others. 2. If it is dryness, it's important to eliminate things that would contribute to it, such as harsh soaps, washcloths, extensive exfoliation, fragrances/dyes, etc. Most ammonium lactate lotions are too irritating to the face. Please see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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