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My 13 month old baby's skin is very dry. What can I do for it. I already use atopia cream and cetaphil also. But there is no change on him?

My 13 month old baby's skin is very dry. What can I do for it. I already use atopia cream and cetaphil also. But there is no change on him?

Frequently: Use the moisturizer 3-4 times every day.Use otc cortisone on bad patches except the face. Give 1-2 weeks.If no improvement-call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser for infants baby acne is safe and what more does it do to my baby?

Cetaphil gentle skin cleanser for infants baby acne is safe and what more does it do to my baby?

Cetaphil skin: Cleanser can be used to bathe your baby with or it can be used as a lotion. Better that soap if your baby has sensitive skin or eczema. ...Read more

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My 4 months old baby has eczema. Doctor advice me to use Cetaphil lotion and body wash. I noticed that my baby's face is getting whiter.

My 4 months old baby has eczema. Doctor advice me to use Cetaphil lotion and body wash. I noticed that my baby's face is getting whiter.

Need more info: I don't see any relationship to the topical products you are using. I would bring the findings of the skin on the baby's face to the attention of the pediatrician. Having one skin problem may lead to another kind of skin problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use cetaphil body wash and lotion on a 6 week old baby face for hives and dryness?

Is it safe to use cetaphil body wash and lotion on a 6 week old baby face for hives and dryness?

Leave it alone: Baby acne is triggered by babies high level of maternal hormone levels that sustained the pregnancy. Clamping the cord cuts off new hormone input, but leaving the wet spa of pregnancy puts baby in contact with skin irritants & germs.At 6 wks this is peaking & worrisome. Leave it alone.Bathe with normal soaps & let it fade over time.Lotions attract dust & sour leading to more washing & dryer skin. ...Read more

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My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

Likely: eczema may require a combination of treatments, the mainstay of which is proper application of topical moisturizers. Talk with your pediatrician about how to properly apply moisturizers, which ones are best to use, and what signs/symptoms of worsening eczema to look for. Sometimes referral to a specialist (dermatology, allergy/immunology) may be needed for refractory cases. ...Read more

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Cetaphil doesn't work! is there a better alternative?

Cerave: Cetaphil is a good product but cerave is another suggestion without knowing what you are treating. ...Read more

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Which lotion is better? Curel or cetaphil

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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Can I use cetaphil as a cleansing lotion?

Cetaphil Cleanser: Most skin cleansers remove more than they should. As the brand of cleansers and moisturizers recommended by more dermatologists than any other, cetaphil® cleansers work to cleanse, moisturize and gently remove what your skin doesn’t need, without stripping away natural emollients and oils. Cetaphil® gentle skin cleanser and daily facial cleanser have gentle, non-irritating formula. ...Read more

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Which cetaphil products should I get for rosacea?

Which cetaphil products should I get for rosacea?

See a doctor: Rosacea is a very common disorder and affects as many as 1 out of 3 people. It can also be very hard to control with over the counter products alone. Many physicians will recommend a combination of a low dose oral antibiotic along with a topical anti-fungal and perhaps a steroid to address both chronic as well as acute symptoms. Best to see a doctor and have them individualize a program. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is cetaphil gentle cleanser a good cleanser?

I wanted to know is cetaphil gentle cleanser a good cleanser?

Yes: Among many cleansers useful for dry, sensitive skin. The salient feature is pH of 6 to 7. Avoid caustic soaps, pH 9 to 10, such as Ivory, if you have dry skin. Avoid antibacterial and deodorant soaps. Unless you are allergic to scents (not common) you can use unscented or any smell which appeals to you. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil antibacterial soap ok to use for personal intimate cleaning?

Is cetaphil antibacterial soap ok to use for personal intimate cleaning?

No: If by "intimate" you're referring to your delicate parts, the answer is no, especially for the vagina and anal areas. Harsh soaps can cause drying, cracking and itching, and should be avoided. In fact, it's best to minimize the use of soap at all: just a little water is enough. ...Read more

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1 of my problems was messing around with different products?Cetaphil is the only thing that doesn't break me out/irritate 2 repair my skin do I continu

1 of my problems was messing around with different products?Cetaphil is the only thing that doesn't break me out/irritate 2 repair my skin do I continu

Cetaphil : Continuation will not repair your skin. If this is working for you as in its non-irritating and seems to controlling your acne, no down side in continuing its use. Excellent product. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil effective for treating breakouts?

Is cetaphil effective for treating breakouts?

Acne: Cetaphil is used as a cleanser for acne prone skin but it is not effective at treating acne. Topical prescription medications used to treat acne include: epiduo, atralin, ziana, acanya and others. ...Read more

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Which is better for eczema, cetaphil or physiogel?

Which is better for eczema, cetaphil or physiogel?

Physiogel: In my experience my patients responded better to physiogel because it was a more hydrating cleanser and moisturizer. I would still recommend that you try both out at different times on a small area of your eczema to see which one works best for you. ...Read more

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Docs! should I use cerave or cetaphil for my acne?

Docs! should I use cerave or cetaphil for my acne?

Scientific Rx: These are adjuncts only. Your acne is best managed with a trial of topical benzoyl peroxide, 5% 2x/day. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would you buy for acne neutrogena naturals or cetaphil?

What would you buy for acne neutrogena naturals or cetaphil?

Stronger stuff: The former has salicylic acid which is an okay first-line treatment for acne. The latter is a skin-care product and if you have acne, you're urged to use benzoyl peroxide with it. You decide. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Does cetaphil cause cancer?

Does cetaphil cause cancer?

Cetaphil cancer: Cetaphil is a moisturizing lotion and there is no evidence that it causes cancer. ...Read more

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Can I heat my cetaphil moisturizing cream?

Can I heat my cetaphil moisturizing cream?

Moisturizer: Heating to a very high temperature could change the consistency of the product. ...Read more

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WHich do i apply first, cliclindamycin or my moisturizer Cetaphil?

WHich do i apply first, cliclindamycin  or my moisturizer Cetaphil?

Several steps: First clean the area and dry it. Then apply the clindamycin as you want this antibiotic to penetrate into the lesion area. Then you can top it off with the moisturizer if the area still seems dry. You may however omit the cetaphil if the area is moist after the clindamycin. ...Read more

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Does the Cetaphil Cleansing Bar have ingredients that could lead to cancer?

Does the Cetaphil Cleansing Bar have ingredients that could lead to cancer?

Highly unlikely: First it is very difficult to medicine to penetrate the skin barrier especially when the contact is as brief as that from a cleansing bar. 2nd if it has any hint of causing cancer, either the government or the manufacturer would have taken it off the market. ...Read more

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Is cetaphil facial cleanser could cause serious damage to the body if used frequently for a long time?

Is cetaphil facial cleanser could cause serious damage to the body if used frequently for a long time?

No, it's fine to use: Cetaphil facial cleanser or skin cleanser are milder than soaps. The Cetaphil cleansers don't take away too much skin oil, so the cleansers don't leave your skin too dry. These cleansers can be used every day instead of soap. They are not "facial scrubs" or "exfoliators" so won't be abrasive to skin. (Use a little each time, because all cleansers go down the drain, to our water supply or oceans (oxymetazoline).) ...Read more

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When you've had extractions done to your face without facial, is it okay to wash face with cetaphil at the end of the day?

When you've had extractions done to your face without facial, is it okay to wash face with cetaphil at the end of the day?

Yes: Cetaphil is a facial cleanser. Apply a small amount and monitor for any reaction before applyiing to your entire face. ...Read more

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What would cause ones face to stay oily after using cetaphil and sweat allot when outside its 95 here maybe humidity ? And I'm outta shape

What would cause ones face to stay oily after using cetaphil and sweat allot when outside its 95 here maybe humidity ? And I'm outta shape

All skin types are: different, those with oily skin need to add toner or astringent to their regimen to keep oil secretions under control. A wash that has some hydroxy acid will help as well, not cetaphil unless you use the foam for acne one ...Read more