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Anusol Skin Related Agent
Yes: Any topical substance can potentially cause an allergic reaction. This is commonly known as contact dermatitis. If the reaction occurs after repeated exposure, it is most likely allergic. If it occurs on the very first exposure, it is probably an irritant reaction (irritant contact dermatitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Periodic rectal discomfort 30 yrs + fissure. New proctosedyl ointment caused itch and spreading rash. ?Slow healing with clomitraderm +hc. Advice?
Pruritis ani: Try using otc product emuaid to relieve your itching. ...Read more
Can I use an OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream on facial irritation and excessive dryness caused by reaction to fabric softener in towel?
Yes: but you must rewash all towels which have been treated with the fabric softener to avoid recurrence. ...Read more
Can mupirocin calcium cream 2% be substituted for Bacitracin for skin irritations due to disposable undergarments?
Short term use: If you have minor skin irritation it is ok to use topical antimicrobials. However I would not recommend using it indefinitely as it may cause antibiotic resistance. It is important for you to avoid the undergarments that caused the irritation and prevent it from happening chronically. ...Read more
For hyperkeratotic skin diseases, which is more better for sensitive skin - lactic acid lotion (lac-hydrin) or urea-based creams?
Both used: It really depends on the percentages of each medication. Many preparations have both urea and Lactic Acid in them. Your skin is also unique and what might appear to be gentler might give you a worse reaction than the so-called potent preparation. If you are treating keratosis pilaris (kp) then you might seek the help of a dermatologist or even have a preparation compounded. ...Read more
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Which is more effective and common treatment for internal hemorrhoids inflammation: canasa 1000 mg suppository or anusol hc 2.5% cream. Thanks.
Canasa/Anusol: To treat internal hemorrhoid, i would recommend Anusol Hc 2.5% cream instead of canasa. Canasa enema is used to treat inflammation on the left side of the colon in ulcerative colitis. Suggest high fiber diet with diet supplement (goal of 25-30 grams per day), adequate hydration, avoid straining, avoid soap at anal area. If all failed, hemorrhoidal banding or other modalities. ...Read more
Need some medication for inflamed skin after applying 5% benzoyl peroxide for acne type of skin is sensitive?
Several options: Stop using the benzoyl peroxide and get with your physician. You may be able to tolerate salicylic acid or a retinoic acid derivative. For now, aloe vera or a moisturizer should help. There are other medications for acne that are worth trying; remember not to use antibiotics as monotherapy. ...Read more
Prescribed OXISTAT for female groin skin yeast infection to apply to labia, groin, perineal & Anal skin - is this cream safe for these areas? Help!
Yes: it is safe for those areas. Good luck on recovery! ...Read more
Can anal fissures cause dryness & itchiness in anus & pain just inside anus? Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help with the discomfort?
Anal pain fissures. : These can cause both anal pain as well as itching especially if beginning to heal. Keeping your stool soft and maintaining a healthy diet will help promote resolution as well. Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is for External application. I would consider using some organic unrefined coconut oil applied to the affected area. Hemorrhoids or a possibility causing the same symptoms as well. Go to doctor if symptoms persists. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does anti-aging skin creams like Olay have ingredients that strips your skin's surface (like glycolic acid or acids or alcohols in general)? Thanks.
Anti aging: Most of them have RETINOL in non- prescription strength and YES RETINOL can peel skin ...Read more
Can high histamine lvls cause skin to slough off dead skin around the mouth area? Not psoriasis, fungal, or bacterial but skin flakes everyday.
Elocom (0.1%), Betnovate Ointment (30g), Elica-M (0.01%), Vaseline or moisturizer cream. Which cream may help to heal burned skin fast from Retin A (tretinoin)?
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation please, best wishes ...Read more
My daughter's skin is very sensitive & also allergic to sunblock. Is it true that you can use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream as a sunblock?
I used rdl solution which contains hrdroquinoin 4%, tretinone 20mcg.My skin is peeling.Is that harmful?May cause for skin cancer?
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