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Can You Be Allergic To Paw Paw Cream
Allergic reaction? After using TBS hand cream, tiny pin-prick blisters have come up. All over hand but not noticeable. Only hurts when pressed. Help!
If it is only on the: surface of your hands or hand that you put the cream on, then it is possible you have an allergic reaction. If you put cream on both hands and only have these lesions on 1 hand, it is then unlikely you would have reaction only on 1 hand. Consider other substances or plant poisons (poison ivy etc.) or parasites that could potentially cause these lesions. I would recommend you see a physician. ...Read more
I have been using some hand cream for awhile and my hands are really red and itchy there also burning is this signs of allergic reaction?
Red bumps on hand and face spreading to back and arms. Er said allergic reaction. Cream not helping at all. Itch bad only hand. Help. Contagious?
Derm problems: Dermatological problems are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing the problem. If the er is correct in the diagnosis, allergic conditions are not contagious. Most creams used to treat allergic reactions are steroid creams. If one cream does not work, stronger creams are usually available. See your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and to discuss the possibility of a stronger cream. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but may lead to irritation. Shaving gel better. ...Read more
If by "nappy cream" you mean common diaper ointments. Zinc oxide has been demonstrated as a potentiator of wound healing, and is found in many diaper ointments.
However, the sterility of some ointments designed for topical skin use cannot be guaranteed and could actually infect a wound with new bacteria. ...Read more
I have nonhodgkins lymphoma,stage three. Should I be using certain kinds of face and hand creams,sun shield?
Could you recommend a over counter cream to treat housewife hand? i cannot use soap like
those chemical product.
Can Methylparaben and Propylparaben which are found in hand cream cause or increase the risk of cancer?
I treated myself for scabies two days ago with the cream and I have a new bite mark on my hand what do I need to do?
Scabies: Itching or rash may persist for 1-2 weeks after treatment. Clothes, bed linens must be decontaminated by machine washing at 60°C or higher. Insecticidal spray or powder must be applied to items which cannot be washed. Treat all the infected family members or roommates. If symptoms persist after 2 weeks, may need re-treatment ...Read more
What is the difference between hand creams/lotions and face creams? Is there any advise against using hand creams on your face?
We are all suckers: We are constantly manipulated by people who are very skilled at selling. Whatever you like for dry skin can can be used for hands and face both. You may try several products to decide which you prefer. The most expensive of these usually differ only in the aggressive way they are promoted, often by exaggerated claims. ...Read more
Hand creams for dry, damaged hands that do not contain methylparaben and propylparaben? I have read that these have been linked with cancer.
Questionably: Methylparaben is used to preserve food and cosmetics. It is a fungicide and anti-bacterial agent, extending the shelf-life of a product. Evidence of this compoundhasbeen found in brast tissue but to the best information hasn't caused breast cancer which usually involves a virus entering into the Wnt-1 gene of the duct cells to initiate malignant treansformation ...Read more
I have a small bump on my lower back on the right hand side. its soft and it doesnt hurt or cause me any problems
Is their a cream i can buy?
Yes, but . . .: Yes, you can buy any cream you want, but most are not designed to treat bumps. Rather than searching for treatment 1st, see your GP for diagnosis so that you know what's appropriate for your bump. Lipomas & cysts don't generally need treatment & certainly won't respond to creams. ...Read more
71 years old male getting severe itch in palms and hand at night - several times due to that. Cold water wash and lubricating cream doesn't help.
Pruritis: "Pruritis" of feeling itchy can be secondary to local irritants. The fact that is happens at night can sometimes mean you have an abnormality with your blood tests. Alternatively, liver problems may sometimes manifest as itching. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Hey I have ringworm on my hand. How do I hide it?Or make it less noticeable? My friends and people are seeing. It got bigger even though I use a cream
Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection otherwise known as tinea. Ringworm most commonly affects the skin on the body (tinea corporis), the scalp (tinea capitis), the feet (tinea pedis, or athlete's foot), or the groin (tinea cruris, or jock itch).
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-ringworm ...Read more
I have got a dark spot on the back of my right hand. I've just seen it today. My skin ccolour is not white. I just put a hand cream that i always use.
Sir, there are a lots of wrinkles formed on my hand and even my hands are so dry,can you tell me which cream should i use to reduce wrinkles on hands?
I have a rash on the left hand side of my wrist, and used creams with no results. What could it be?
See a doctor: It is hard to answer your questions without examining you rash, you need to see a doctor about it. ...Read more
I'm 36 y.O. I have eczema prob. On my hand fingers for 30 years. I have used many creams but u still have it what can I do?
You probably already know these things but...
1. Don't over wash hands
2. Avoid all hand sanitizers
3. Avoid all hand lotions
4. Use gloves when washing dishes/cleaning
5. Lubricate hands daily with the thickest ointment you can tolerate (vaseline is best)
6. Several nights per week coat your hands with ointment and wear cotton gloves overnight.
7. See if your doc can prescribe a compounded med. ...Read more
A small cut, less than an inch on the inside of hand, reopened a few times in a couple of days. It is a little red and swollen. Would covering and antibotic cream heal it?
Probably not: If somebody is allergic to the cream's delivery vehicle, then all bets are off. ...Read more
Petrolatum products: Products containing petrolatum, glycerin, lanolin, dimethicone, shea butter, mineral oil are all good for hand eczema. Some brands are o'keefe's working hands cream, aquaphor. Vaseline, neutrogena norwegian formula, udder cream, bag balm, aveeno (oatmeal) intense relief hand cream, eucerin intensive repair hand cream. ...Read more
No: It shouldn't cause any hand pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
Avoidance/Moisturize: Avoidance of triggers is important. Wear gloves when washing dishes, limit frequent hand washing with harsh soaps, frequently moisturize with fragrant-free lotions (I like Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Eucerin). In addition can apply Aquaphor or Vaseline to hands at night and cover with cotton gloves to help seal in moisture. If severe, prescription topical corticosteroid ointment applied is effective. ...Read more
Would black and white cream with hydroquinone work on psoriasis area on my hand to relieve redness ?
My thumbs develop painful cracks at the corner of the nails despite using hand cream. What can I use to keep this from occurring?
Soak, urea, liquid bandage: The skin is severely dry until it cracks open. For immediate relief soak thumbs until they are wet and then apply urea based cream sold for foot cracking. Another approach is after wetting skin is to apply johnson and johnson liquid bandage for immediate relief. You may have a contact allergy which needs to be identified by dermatologist. ...Read more
It's been 10 days I'm treating a friction burn top of hand still not healed. Am I treating it wrong? Healing burn cream+bandaid 2* a day.
FRICTION BURN HAND:
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
HE OR SHE MAY OFFER SOME GOOD ADVICE . . . ...Read more
What is the best creme for keloid scar? I have small keloid on the hand, and i using scar esthetique cream...
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