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Contact dermatitis - what can I do besides avoiding the allergen? Any barrier creams as prevention?
Nose protection: The standard barrier topical for the nose is vaseline, which keeps the sensitive nasal membranes from drying out, itching, and crusting with possible bleeding. ...Read more
What is the best nappy/barrier cream for babies as my little one was prescribed even with Fucidin but did not do the tricks, he screams in pain?
Bad diaper rash?: Rashes are hard to describe in words, so for bad diaper rashes, visits to the doctor may be needed. Haven't heard of fucidin (websites say it is an antibacterial cream; not in the U.S. Perhaps). For babies with bad diaper rashes, we know that not wearing a diaper will help. Zinc oxide creams help, but one must not rub the skin when trying to clean the butt. Anti-yeast creams may be added, etc... ...Read more
9mth old uncircumsied penus too is a bit red but not swollen or anything. Is this from nappies & is it ok to put barrier cream on it?
IRRITATION:: From urine, stool; friction from diaper are common causes. Make sure to change diaper soon after voiding or bowel movement. Clean with lukewarm water, dry dabbing with cotton cloth, keep off diaper for an hour after cleaning. Can use decitin or Hydrocortisone 1% on the red area. If any worsening, see his pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mum has pressure sores on her bum which are spreading what can be done to improve these? We use barrier cream regularly but I am concerned.
Frequent turning: Once a pressure sore develops it needs the specialized care of a wound specialist such as a plastic surgeon. It may need to be cleaned and may need coverage with special dressing, a skin graft or even an advancement of surrounding tissue surgically. Prevention is overall the best treatment. Turning every 2 hours, dry beds, minimal pressure among other things are needed. http://www.npuap.org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing a very bad burning sensation around J Feeding Tube site? I have tried lidocaine viscous and a barrier cream, but no relief.
I just started accutane. Even though my acne is not severe i scar easily. How can I lessen the initial flare. Is epionce medical barrier cream good?
Ring finger rash. Healed with hydrocortisone cream, back when rings on. Keep using cream? Switch to barrier cream once healed?
Might there be any cream that will heal my scar and also put up a barrier and protect my skin my dryness?
Different options: A scar means that the tissues have healed. There will be remodeling of it for many months depending on what stresses it undergoes. Regarding skin dryness, using a moisturing cream or lotion will help best. Lotions have more water content and are absorbed faster. Creams last longer but work more slowly. Ointments use petroleum jelly protect but usually do not add much moisture to the skin. ...Read more
Does skin barrier heal itself? i have dry red patches on my face. Currently only using Egyptian Magic cream. Is that enough or add moiturizer also?
Can I use a tinea cream (terbinafine hydrochloride 1%) and Vaseline? Vaseline to stop itching and barrier between my skin and clothes, on torso front.
Nitro: Nitroglycerine cream is a form of nitroglycerine that can be applied topically. It can be used for the same indications as oral nitro. Also, nitroglycerine ointment is used for people with rectal fissures. ...Read more
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) Ingestion.: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is for external use only. Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more
Acanthosis nigricans: We don't typically medicate someone just for pigmentation or color. However, if you're referring to acanthosis nigricans (http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/acanthosis-nigricans/ds00653) in which case we worry about (predisposition towards) diabetes & obesity. Go see your doctor for diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
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