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Can I Apply Calamine Lotion
Is Calamine Lotion good for eczema? If so, should i apply other moisturisers before/after/not-at-all?
Skin reaction : There are two common reasons for hot and itching skin: 1) an allergic reaction and 2) skin infection. In the first case yes cortisone will help an allergic reaction. In the second case of skin infection it should not be used as cortisone can made infections worse. So which do u have? Skin infections usually spread from one point outward and allergic reactions are usually come all over ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calamine tends to: Dry out skin. Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more
Not good idea in gen: There are some very specific, and relatively less common, vaginal disorders which can be treated appropriately with hydrocortisone, but for more common feminine itching such as due to yeast infection, dryness, weather conditions, etc., Hydrocortisone is really not a good idea. In addition to weakening the skin if you use it too much, it can also make you more prone to yeast infections and stds. ...Read more
Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more
I use sunscreen& either burn or breakout. Use fluticasone propionate cream, calamin lotion, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream on sunburn? If not wants good to use?
Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. If you burn after applying a sunscreen, you are not using one that is strong enough, or applying it often enough. Breakouts are usually from the vehicle. So choose a spray or thin lotion with a high spf (55 or higher) and apply it often while you are in the sun. ...Read more
NO: NO! NO! NO! Aminoglycocide antibiotics in skin ointments do not seem to help ANYTHING at all.They are among the most common things that people are allergic to. They are useless and may be harmful. There are effective acne treatments. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try OTC benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more
My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer ?
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