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I went and got fragrance free Cerave Baby wash and shampoo and free and clear but Cerave has warnings on it. Please tell me what you recommend?
Products: I personally recommend using things that have no sulfur in it or are paraben free. Products that contain these have been known to cause cancer cause more allergic reactions and prevent wound healing. Anything stick to organic-based lotions and creams especially if applied to the face. ...Read more
Yes: just the moisturizer not the cleanserGet a more detailed answer ›
My son has had bumps on his arm for years. He's 12 now. He is using Cerave lotion now. A little better. Will it disappear over time?
Hyperkeratosis-Mayo: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. However, it isn't often serious and usually disappears by age 30. In the meantime, prescription medications and self-care measures can improve the appearance of keratosis pilaris. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I use dove beauty bar on accutane? I've used the gentle cetaphil & hydrating cerave but i feel like they don't clean well enough for me
Why doesn't any cream or lotion work 4 my very dry hands? I've even tried "good" brands like CeraVe? After using it my hands still don't feel moist.
Eczema?: It's possible you're dealing with eczema, which causes one to have extremely dry patches of skin that can become irritated and itchy and are often resistant to most over the counter lotions and creams. Have you tried Vaseline? You may need prescription medications like DermaSmoothe or courses of a topical corticosteroid in cream or ointment form. Talk to your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For dry skin would you recommend a lotion or say cerave moisturising cream? I heard thick creams are better. However hard to use all over every night
I like eucerin cream: as my number one choice. Stay away from lotions,they tend to be more drying than creams ...Read more
Is it okay to use cetaphil dermacontrol products in the a.M. And cerave cleanser and moisturizer in the p.M.? I also use stridex maximum strength pads
Yes: This a a great combination...Get a more detailed answer ›
Whats the best face wash and moisturizer after a dermabrasion,i have Cerave already will they work /?
I am using Cerave moisturizing lotion, it is working well for the rest of my face, but I think it might be breaking my forehead out?
CeraVe vs alternate: CeraVe is an excellent product for eczema or just really dry skin and less greasy than some similar products. It does contain ceramides and hyaluronic acid, which add heaviness. You could consider a lighter non-alcohol containing lotion for your face such as Vanicream or Eucerin. ...Read more
I am using tretenoin cream at night with daily sulfur wash. Do you know of a better (natural/less toxic) alternative to cetaphil/cerave's moisturizer?
Excellent.: Cerave is an excellent moisturizer but not really useful when it comes to lightening of pigmentation. Continue to use cerave but consider adding in a lightening agent such as skinmedica lytera which has been proven helpful off face as well as on face for pigmentation. ...Read more
Very dry skin, itchy etc. Should I buy the cerave salicylic acid + vit d for extremely dry skin or normal cerave body lotion??
My 5 month old daughter has Eczema and dry skin. I have been using Eucerin for few days and her skin seems better. Should I try cerave? or aquafor?
Sure: You can try any kind of moisturizer and find out which works best for your daughter. More importantly , it is best applied within 3 minutes after bathing. Keep up the daily bathing. ...Read more
Is Cerave moisture cream for toddler with eczema safe? Her dr. recommended it.. but I noticed ingredients such as: phenoxyethanol and propyl paraben?
My 7 week old was prescribed with desonide for eczema can i use the cerave moisturizer cream in between application?
Moisturizer okay: It is okay to use a moisturizer cream in between. In general use products that are hypoallergenic, without added dyes or scents. Bathe baby every other day. Another product that can be used as both a water free cleanser and moisturizing cream is Cetaphil. More about baby rashes and skin conditions: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/bathing-skin-care/Pages/Rashes-and-Skin-Conditions.aspx ...Read more
Can topical medication (benzoyl peroxide, ceraVe moisturizing lotion, and physical based sunscreen) worsen/cause anxiety or any mental health issues?
No: No, topical medications should not affect mental health, other than improve it when symptoms they are treating are improving. ...Read more