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My daughter has eczema, what are good soaps/shampoos to use? She's 4 yrs old. Is aveeno (oatmeal) great?

My daughter has eczema, what are good soaps/shampoos to use? She's 4 yrs old. Is aveeno (oatmeal) great?

Suggested products: I like cetaphil cleanser for eczema - it is a non-soap cleanser and does not strip away the moisture the skin needs yet still cleans. Shampoos? Something mild - i would still do j and j baby shampoo - assuming the skin issue is not on the scalp. ...Read more

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Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.

Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.

Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

Good brands: These are good brands made for dry sensitive skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic, fragrance-free. Some other brands include cetaphil, cerave, eucerin, vanos, neutrogena. ...Read more

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I get itchy legs, typically when i get out of the shower or when trying to sleep at night. I've tried clean sheets and new soaps. Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion helps.

I get itchy legs, typically when i get out of the shower or when trying to sleep at night. I've tried clean sheets and new soaps. Aveeno (oatmeal) lotion helps.

Dry skin: The cause of itching without rash is most commonly dry skin, which is more common in dry months. The list of possible causes of itching is very long which includes rashes/skin conditions, infections, internal diseases, nerve disorders, irritation and allergies, medications, etc. If your symptoms do not resolve or worsen, best would be to see your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

Dove, Caress & Ivory: Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash, like most soaps, find its' way into the vagina changing the pH and enhancing your yeast infection. Dove, Caress, and Ivory are mild and will not affect the pH of the vagina if used ONLY on the outside of your vagina on the skin.(vulva). ...Read more

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Can yardley almond oatmeal soap be used for laundry soap?

Can yardley almond oatmeal soap be used for laundry soap?

Yardley products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.

Hi doctors.  Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.

Yes: Any soap that does not have antibacterial/deodrant/or heavy scent(unscented best), with a maoisturizer will do. Oatmeal can be drying otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Sounds good: I like the smell of almond soup also. Oatmeal sounds healthy. Therefore they must be good and I do not see a medical problem with both of them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Yes: It may be the additives in oatmeal based soaps and lotions you are allergic to. Oatmeall soaps are not pure oatmeal. ...Read more

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