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Baking Soda Skin Rash
No: This would not lighten the skin coloration in the area. ...Read more
Minimally: Lemon juice is a home remedy to lighten skin, however some people will develop a rash on the skin when the treated area is exposed to sun. This is called phytophotodermatitis an can produce more noticeable dark marks than what you are trying to fade. Instead, try otc fading creams containing hydroquinone 2% or see your doctor for prescription fading creams and/ or chemical peels. ...Read more
Many treatments: Poison ivy, oak and sumac rashes are an allergic response to oils produced by these plants. If you suspect you have been exposed wash your skin well to remove the oil. If you discover the itchy red rash instead, you will need to treat the symptoms. Anti-tich measures : baking soda, diphendyramine, and avoid overheating. Hydrocoritsone cream and domeboro soaks help too. See your doctor if severe. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is this rash? I've used salicylic, hydrocortisone, vitamin E oil, coconut oil, corn starch, baking soda - not sweating.
Severe itching from sand fleas. Have tried alcohol hydrocortisone cream and baking soda and water paste nothing is helping.
See doctor: YOu may need a more potent topical or even a short course of oral steroid. ...Read more
Chickenpox on face is drying out.But cheeks, nose, eyebrows, etc is red and scaly like oat bran like soborrheic dermatitis.Can i wash face w/baking soda?
See below: Yes, but it may dry out the skin. It can be used to relieve the itch if present. ...Read more
Can be: The paste made with water can soothe the sting site for a while but the main component of a bee sting is mellitin which is a protein that is basic in chemistry and may not be greatly affected in the long run by the baking soda paste which can act in a acid or base way. However, many people swear by it. Other stings contains acidic components like formic acid (fire ants) and the paste will help! ...Read more
For a short time: Other ways to relieve vaginal itch or irritation can include ice (or frozen peas) or cool water or aveeno (oatmeal) soaks. This will likely be temporary. However it's important to know what's causing the itching, whether a vaginal infection such as yeast or an irritation reaction to soap or pads or another reason. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
I have severe hot itchy rash under breasts from sweating. Intertrigo?? have tried numerous treatments including nystatin, miconazole, clortromizole , dial soap. hibiclenz , oatmeal soap, cetaphil soap, witch haze, lemons, iodine, apple cider vinegar
I got baking soda on my skin and broke out in a rash. I eat bread and never had problems. Could I be allergic to baking soda and not know it?
My 2 years old baby has a viral rash. She got a lot of bumps .Does baking soda can help the bumps go away?
Baking Soda Bath: A baking soda bath can be soothing for itching or irritated skin. This may be a comfort for your 2 year old with a viral rash if she is fussy. Be sure the water is tepid. Warm water can increase histamine release and worsen itching. Tincture of time and mom's nurturing and this will pass. ...Read more
Sure can !: That woud help neutralize the pamper area ph/ acidity ! constant replacement with dry pamper go a long way! ...Read more
Heat rash under bra. Can I dry it out with rubbing alcohol? Creams don't work. Bath with baking soda is awesome but I can't live in my tub.
It depends: Sometimes the rash can be caused by an infection whether bacterial or fungal. Keeping it dry is important . Hair dryers after bathing and powders are generally recommended. Weight loss and even breast reduction surgery can be considered in severe cases. Rather than rubbing alcohol I would first try aloe vera or another topical known to soothe and address mild topical infections. ...Read more
22 month old has rash under armpits (both) and tiny spot on upper back of only 1 leg. Tried baking soda bath and creams....no other symptoms. ...??
I have red bumps on my face and my cheeks are red. It looks like i got a rash. I have tried toothpaste, cornstarch, baking soda and triple antibiotic ointments. What shouldi do?
Can mixture of baking soda/water really get rid of thrush-yeast of baby mouth and nipples? About yeast diaper rash?
Unlikely: you can give it a try though, but generally the condition that you described requires prescription medications, good luck ...Read more
My friend has a skin rash, he said it started out small and just it started to spread. Red areas and is itchy. What kind of rashes could it be?
Yes: and in the case of dry skin, one may see small raised bumps especially at the extremities. These will often be prevented by using a moisturizer with 3 minutes after bathing. A rash can also be induced by scratching as well. Some skin rashes are caused by allergies (often contact, drug etc) while many are not. ...Read more
I have allergy, probably to Ponstan 500. The skin rash is nearly gone after 5 days, but now I start to have really bad rashes. What should I do?
Something else?: If the rash improved without treatment only to return a few days after (your dates were not defined), then the problem may be from something other than the drug implicated. If the rash was treated and returned after the treatment was stopped, then the rash (if due to the drug) may last for 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
Usually not: "hay fever" refers to the sneezing, itching and nasal congestion of allergic reactions to pollens, most commonly to the weed pollens and molds that are common during the time of year that hay is being harvested. Only in the most exquisitely allergic do these reactions cause rashes. Allergic rashes are very difficult to diagnose; see an allergist or dermatologist for help with this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skin rash since 6 days, Dr diagnosd as viral exanthem. Prescribd triamcelone ointment & atarax. Rashes are increasing, spreading all over. Is this nr?
Maybe: If it is a viral exanthem it will continue coming out until it fades. It represents a combination of dead virus and antibodies that leak out of capillaries under the skin.Sometimes a hot shower or bath will speed the process. It is usually faded within 2 wks. The atarax is for any itching an the steroid cream is ????. I suppose they give you something to do. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling) . The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack ? Its at hairline neck face
Itch without Rash: may be do to a LARGE # medical conditions and you need to consult with a Medical Professional for some testing...the very first thing to do is ask yourself if you have been taking anything or eating anything "unusual" Have you used a new DETERGENT to wash your clothes. Any PETS in the house.... In the meantime an OTC anti-histamine may be useful BENADRYL (Diphenhydramine) may help. ...Read more
I have a rash all over if you rub on it you can feel a bumps under the skin. It itches what can this be?
My son is 3 years old about a week ago his skin broke out he broke out with a rash all over his body from his head all the way to his feet i took him?
I have a skin rash all over my body. It's in the form of red patched. It's itchy but not unbearably. Started the day I landed in Capetown for holiday. I am originally from Johannesburg.
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