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Can Perioral Dermatitis Can Calamine Lotion Work
Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?
Yes you can: Keep in mind it is a "strong" steroid prescription medication so use it sparingly and do not use it for weeks upon end. A good plan would be to use it for 2 weeks, then off 2 weeks. It can discolor or thin the skin out or cause striae if used too much. Also avoid using it in certain areas like the face or the inguinal area where the skin is very thin. ...Read more
No: It is not effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Some help: Tar soaps have been used for eczema for a hundred years or more and can be mildly helpful for itching and the outbreak, but can be noisome cosmetically. Shea butter can be helpful by providing a lipid based moisturizing routine, but there are more elegant options that moisturize and heel skin barrier function to help eczema like the Cerave line and others. ...Read more
Scaling, itching, little/no hair in patches affected by seborrheic dermatitisalready using Nizoral (ketoconazole) other creams that can help also is it ok to apply oil?
cannot be sure: Please see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis about your scalp problem. ...Read more
Yes but: I presume you meant atopic dermatitis or eczema. The major issue is a porous skin surface causing rapid water loss from the skin and making it easier for potential allergens to enter through it. Thus applying a good moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing is important because this will help trap more water in your skin layer. Moisturizers i prefer include cerave, ulactin, or vanicream. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes, they are complimentary!Get a more detailed answer ›
Steroid: Steroid creams.Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can i take Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream 0.1% for dermatitis and zyrtec for mild itching?
Safe: Those are nice choices, safe in most areas or most all ages. ...Read more
What works better than calamine lotion or cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream for poison ivy rashes?
Yes: As do steariod creams otc of 1% or it may be .1%. I always keep some on hand. Works fast and no color or staining, easy and safe to use if ur sure there is no infection. ...Read more
Not trigger: But can make it worse. All the best. ...Read more
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