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Baby Shampoo For Stye
For my atopic dermatitis, is baby shampoo safe? scalp is itchy... feel scared after reading 2012 baby shampoo chemical news, is baby shampoo okay?
Maybe a little: Sometimes a blocked gland is caused by excessive oil or skin that clogs the openings of the gland. Baby shampoo can help that skin or oil dissolve to reopen the gland or to prevent it from clogging. I discourage warm cloths because bacteria prefer warm to cool, so i think that infection is prevented by cool. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scientific Rx: Don't waste your time. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you after two weeks, get with your physician for prescription-strength medicine. Acne is a chronic, non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease that cannot be cured but can be managed. If you are responsible for physical & emotional health of a teen, please get junior to effective treatment. ...Read more
Yes and No: At one point, it was thought that cleaning your eyelids with diluted baby shampoo was a good treatment option for blepharitis, a condition that can lead to red, irritated eyes. However, today's thinking is that baby shampoo is not as gentle as once thought to be, and blepharitis should really be treated with otc lid scrubs. ...Read more
Maybe more: 3 "conditions" maybe causing the problem. The first is allergies: it's been a tough allergy season. The best treatment is allergy meds, both topical and pills. The next is blepharitis- a chronic eyelid infection. Lid scrubs help but sometimes antibiotics are needed. A doctor needs to look to this rule out as rosacea, a disease can also make this worse. It could be an infection. Go to an md! ...Read more
I seem to be getting frequent eye styes, despite good eye lid hygiene. (using baby shampoo to wash lids twice daily and stopped using makeup). ideas?
Which is better to clean the eyelids with? Ocusoft Plus or diluted Johnson's Baby Shampoo? Thank you.
Clean Eyelids: Depends on skin type, if you have Demodex or any type of blepharitis. Most patients do well with dilute baby shampoo. Some patient's skin dries out easily with diluted baby shampoo and prefer Ocusoft or Avenova spray (Rx needed). If you have Demodex blepharitis, diluted Tea Tree oil (diluted 50%) works best scrubbing eyelids while closed & washing off after 1minute. See [email protected] ...Read more
Maybe: It is well tolerated so that it will not make the condition worse. If however there is an inflammed scalp or psoriasis, or dandruff a medicated shampoo containing salicylic acid, tar, zinc or selenium sulfide may be better. Try the baby shampoo and see how it works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use baby shampoo because my scalp is extremely sensitive. Other shampoos cause dermatitis. Will baby shampoo help rid of micro organisms? (Bacteria)
Sure: Generally it is made without much in terms if fragrance since babies have more sensitive skin- I think it's a good choice. ...Read more
A good rule of thumb: In a one week old , eye drops should only be prescribed by ophthalmologist or baby's physician! just because someone has pink eye, or looks like it, using somebody's script can potentially damage the eyes especially those with steroids . Be cautious and be smart. Talk to your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a four month old baby use gentamycin and dexamethasone eye drops for his itchy eyes prescribed by an opthalmo;ogist?
A good option: Although there are several products on the market to clean eyelids, dilute baby shampoo on a wash cloth is one of the safest methods to use. First, have an eye doctor determine if you have blepharitis (inflammation and/or infection of the lids), then try gently rubbing the lids for about 1 minute with a wet washcloth that has baby shampoo on it. If the eyes remain or become more irritated, go back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is tobastar eye drops a steroid. .....could I use it for an infant eyes one and half month baby...
Sty (Hordeolum) (Definition)
A red painful lump near the edge of the eyelid that may look like a boil or pimple. ...Read more
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