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Baby Oil Vs Lotion For Dry Skin
Lately my vagina has being dry and itchy. Somewhat peeling i've recently try to apply lotion for dry skin & baby oil. Haven't change routine.
U may try OTC KY: Jelly for lubrication but consider seeing a gyn to find out the cause - it could be meds side effect (decongestants from cough/ cold meds), frequent douching, smoking, lack of estrogen (uncommon with your young age), sjogren's etc. Best wishes! ://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/vaginal-dryness/ds00550/dsection=causes. ...Read more
What can I use on my skin to help it remain hydrated, without interfering with my eczema? I have eczema, followed by extremely dry skin. No matter what substance i apply to my skin, it always seem to dry up. I've tried lotion, vaseline, baby oil, and no
I have really dry skin, so I use baby oil, but I heard that it is not good to do. What is the true fact?
Disagree: With all respect, i know of no credible evidence that mineral oil does any of the horrible things claimed in the previous answer. I know you'll find similar stuff all over the internet, none by physicians, with no evidence to support it. The fda classifies it as "generally safe for human contact and consumption". Whatever you use for dry skin, apply it after bathing while skin is still moist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil.. Advise?
My 13 month old has very dry red flaky skin around his mouth and nose. I have tried baby oil baby lotion. But nothing helps. What do I do?
Lotions and meds: Try aquaphor lotion. There are many other lotions over the counter that can help like johnson's creamy baby oil, cetaphil, arbonne's abc lotion, etc. Your baby may have eczema. See your primary care doc if it doesn't go away. There are some prescriptions as well. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: This is a great choice to hydrate your skin. ...Read more
How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....
Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use vaseline or baby oil to moisturize between buttocks and crotch after using a soap that burned skin? Becuz lotion burns when applied
severe itching x3wks. No rash, bites and previous dry skin now is very moisturized. No meds, started fish oil and lotion for exzema, not helping?
Generalized itch: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Lab work should be checked to see if there is an underlying cause: CBC/diff, liver/renal function tests, and thyroid workup since you seem to be well moisturized. ...Read more
What should I try to help my extra dry skin? But lotion only makes it oily. My skins terribly dry. Its so dry it makes even more oils. Lotion does help for a bit, but then it just gets even more oily.
I : I would consider using a hydrating cleanser such as cerave hydrating cleanser. Then, apply cerave cream to the skin. It helps replenish moisture into the skin and replace some of the components of the skin layer that are lost each day. It doesn't tend to be as oily as some other products. Unfortunately, this time of year is very drying to the skin due to low humidity. A good humidifier can also help a little. I hope that helps! ...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
Be understanding: Give the child (depending on age and maturity) the information he or she needs to understand why the lotion is important, what may happen if it is not applied and ask questions. Let the child know that he/she may be very uncomfortable and give them ownership of the problem. Should this progress to a situation of significant risk, you will have to step up, bea parent and do the necessary thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rewards work: The preteen/teen years are the two's recycled. If you want to avoid win/lose confrontations don't set yourself up for them. Make allowance contingent on you seeing him/her apply the lotion, or figure out another reward. If you want the behavior you must understand the kid's developmental stage and work around it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of choices.: Your local drugstore will have a shelves full of dry skin lotions. My favorites are eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, keri, lubriderm, and cerave, but there are lots of others. Whatever you choose, apply it right after bathing, while the baby's skin is still moist, to "lock in" the moisture - because the real cure for dry skin is water, not lotion. ...Read more
What lotion(for daily use and is available in Philippines) to use for a 5 month old baby with dry skin and has history of allergic dermatitis?
Vaseline: Plain old Vaseline is a great skin moisturizer and is safe for babies. ...Read more
What to do if I have dry skin and What to do if I have acne. I was wondering if I could put on johnson's baby lotion before going to bed to moisturise my face?
Legs real itchy esp @night on upper shins & back of quads. Not dry skin. Lotion doesn't work, started after having my baby. 7months pp now?
A baby has blotches of dry skin that is raised and does not get better with lotion kind like little bumps and slightly red..No fever and no itching?
Might be eczema: The baby's doctor can check to see if the rash is the common eczema. Eczema can be treated by increasing the moisture in the skin by using creams such as cerave or cetaphil. Hydrocortisone 1% cream is over-the-counter and can be used twice a day for 4-5 days. If the rash is better, the Hydrocortisone can then be used once a day for 2-4 days, and then stopped. Avoid soaps or over-washing the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer