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Can I Apply Calamine Lotion
Calamine lotion: Calamine is used to help with itching associated with topical allergies, insect bites and such. The medication is effective for around 3-6 hours after application. It is recommended you remove it after that time to avoid dryness and pluging of your pores if you have tendency to have acne in the area you applied it. ...Read more
I don't advise it: I probably just find the stuff revolting because of the smell but don't find it helpful. I think it drys the skin too much & leads to other pbs. I do recommend benedryl lotion applies as needed and an occasional oatmeal bath to deal with the itching. ...Read more
Calamine & Sal Acid: The combination of both topical medications can cause increased dryness or irritation. I would not recommend it. ...Read more
Is Calamine Lotion good for eczema? If so, should I apply other moisturisers before/after/not-at-all?
Would could be the side effects of calamine lotion and halcinonide solutions (when mixed together) and apply on the skin?
After his fever subside, my 5month old baby starts to have lots of rashes all over him, will it go away or what should I apply? Calamine lotion?
Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.
I am having a super bad breakout now. And now I guess I'm left with scars. It's black (?) does applying aloe vera calamine lotion help or wht shld I do
No need: To keep using if the itch is gone. ...Read more
Calamine: At your local drug store.Get a more detailed answer ›
Expiration: Some products lose some of their effectiveness after expiration and many can become contaminated. ...Read more
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Calamine: In the over the counter medication section. ...Read more
I have a bottle of calamine lotion that is about a year over its expiration date. Can I still use it?
I suppose: The expiration date is there as an indicator of potency. Use after that date implies that the ingredients have broken down and will be less effective. The breakdown products are unlikely to produce a significant injury. I never liked this lotion anyway. I consider it too drying and of little benefit beyond giving you something to do. ...Read more
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
Wash with soap.: Wash with mild soap and water and rinse well. Cover with a clean bandage. ...Read more
Just want to ask if calamine lotion is safe for my 17 mos baby. He's wounds are not healing because of continous picking and scratching. Thanks?
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