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Cream For Skin Rash
Can I use monstat cream for skin rashes on my belly button and under arm or athletes foot cream is better?
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Yes if it's eczema: Use creams & ointments on eczema. Lotions & gels contain more alcohol. They soothe & cool the skin by evaporation but evaporation causes dryness. That's the last thing you want in eczema. Creams & ointments trap moisture in the skin - better for eczema. This is less important for contact dermatitis and not at all for hives. Aqueous means ingredients are dissolved in water. ...Read more
Would using hydrocortisone cream work on a morbilliform skin rash caused by having mono and taking amoxicillin?
i am having rashes in my inner thighs since 5-6 months.I am using etan gm skin cream but all in vain.
Siloderm mixi : This cream should not be used on your new born child . Its use can cause deafness among other severe symptoms. If child does indeed have boils he should be in the hospital receiving i.V antibiotics. See your doctor immediately for help. ...Read more
I have a skin pingmitation which is called vinea viscolor. I am half black and this dead skin rash is seeming to spread fast. I use liamsel cream.?
May need oral med: Tinea versicolor is a common fungal skin infection which has no real medical consequences beyond skin discoloration. Lamsil cream is good, but diffiult to cover all area, especially on back. Recurrence is common as well, especially if you keep long hair. Consult doc for possible oral med and maintenance treatment--often a medicated shampoo such as nizoral (ketoconazole). Good luck. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: There are skin cleansers made for dry skin. Dove, many others. There are creams to be used after the shower. Eucerin Eczema Care, others. You can get a wand to apply creams to your oun back or have someone rub it for you. By prescription you can get triamcinolone ointment or cream .1% in a 16oz jar. See a DR about depression. Why the antibiotics??? ...Read more
What can cause a 1 year old child to develop alergies and rashes on its skin from mosquito bites?Does any skin cream help?
Mosquito bites: That's what mosquito's do - cause those huge local reactions, and in a rare person, even more widespread reactions. If i get a mosquito bite on my leg, it will often swell to the size of a small cup saucer. It's due to histamine release locally. Sometimes cool compresses to the area are helpful, but for such a large reaction, topical anti-itch meds probably won't do much. Could try oral benadryl, (diphenhydramine) . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer