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Aveeno Bar Soap
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I shaved my hair down to the scalp with just clippers. I washed with ivory soap and then applied aveeno (oatmeal) moisturizing lotion. Is this good or bad?
FINE: Those actions are acceptable regarding your shaving of hair. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
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?
Yardley products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Hi doctors. Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.
For about a year now, I have been experiencing a soap like taste in my mouth when I eat certain foods. The foods that I have specifically noticed it happening with are oatmeal and wads crackers. It happens from time to time with random things but not with
Bad taste: There is often no definitive reason or diagnosis for strange tastes. More common is some people who have a metallic taste. It could be due to allergies, infection, smoking, systemic or stomach issues, poor oral hygiene, tooth or gum problems, changes in saliva, reaction to medications, etc. Or for no reason. See your dentist and medical doctors for a thorough exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctors. Is oatmeal soap suitable for oily face? Which is effective oatmeal soap, acne soap or cetaphil for oily face?
YMMV.: Between the many recommended cleansers, your individual response is what determines which one works best for you. ...Read more
What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?
You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and i will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more
Black elbows I have black elbows .The skin around my elbows are dark/black. I soak with lemon juice i then exfoliate with a sugar scrub wash again with oatmeal soap and add cocoa butter with vitamin E \ I do this twice a day.One elbow lightened and the
See : See your doctor and ask for a prescription for hydroquinone. There are different strengths. Maybe start out with a lower percent and work your way up as tolerated. In the meantime if you want to cover up your dark elbows apply under eye concealer to your elbows (dab it on) and finish with a liittle powder. Good luck. ...Read more
My daughter is 3yrs, she has an aliment were she breaks out on her face, neck, arms, & legs. Then shes always saying shes itchy all over..I bathe her only in ivory bath soap..An use alveeno baby for exzyma..Its works but after awhile it doesn't, an shes i
Eczema: Your daughter suffers from atopic dermatitis or eczema. Cotton clothing is best ; avoid wool & synthetic fibers. Maintaining skin moisture is prime treatment. She can have quick daily baths and thick moisturizers applied to her skin & again at night. Give Hydroxyzine for itching. Steroid ointments and oral antibiotics maybe needed sometimes. Ointments & creams are better than lotions for the skin. ...Read more
No: Always apply lotion to wet skin, allowing the lotion to seal the moisture absorbed and decrease evaporation. ...Read more