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What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate. ...Read more

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU!
YOU ARE UNIQUE!
TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?

Not that I see: I didn't find any interaction issues for Airol (tretinoin) and your moisturizer, but you should definitely check with your dermatologist before using it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.

Eczema: It may be dry skin or eczema, inflammation of the lower parts of the skin. Try soaking in warm water, pat it dry, and then apply a thick moisturizer, such as an ointment or cream. If no improvement in the next one to two weeks, see a health professional. ...Read more

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Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely

No you can't.: If you have a boil or furuncle, you first need to have it treated by a doctor. Do not apply any body lotion or moisturizer on it, there is no safe way to do it but a risk to spread an skin infection. Be safe! ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

Thanks for asking!: Nuetrogena acne mask. Any lotion that clearly states non-acnegenic and non-comodogenic. Don't forget to read the fine print. ...Read more

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

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I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?

Dry skin: If symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more

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Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Non-comedogenic: I am glad to hear that you understand that despite acne or oil-prone skin, it is very important to moisturize daily. The key to a good moisturizer is to ensure it is non-comedogenic or non-pimple forming. Cetaphil, cerave, neutrogena and aveeno (oatmeal) all make great moisturizers that fall into this category. ...Read more

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Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Calamine lotion: Is not a typical treatment for acne. Depending on the severity of your acne, you might want to wash with a BP wash, leaving the lather on for 1 minute before rinsing, and then apply adapalene gel. ...Read more

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As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

Sweating: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, face, and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. Treatment can be with otc meds such as sweat block and certaindri or prescription medication. ...Read more

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What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more

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My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

Hand eczema.: You are describing a common phenomenon that occurs more often in winter due to the colder, drier weather and the more frequent hand washing. Lotion is not hydrating enough based on your symptoms of burning. You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement. ...Read more

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Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you. ...Read more

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Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Bar soap or a cleanser to clean my face? And moisturizer or lotion for very dry, acne prone skin? My skin always feels dry and tight!

Good skin care: Although visiting a dermatologist to determine the cause (hormonal, skin care, topical reaction, etc) may be the best first step. A variety of skin care regimens ranging from gentle cleansers with appropriate moisturizers and exfoliation with the possible prescription of oral or topical retinoids may be a good beginning. However topical antibiotics, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, etc may help. ...Read more

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I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face

I use lotion & sometimes face moisturizer. I also use oil free face cleanser. Am I doing something wrong? B/c I have back acne and pimples on my face

Lotion may clog pore: The lotion may be clogging your pores. Try doing without the lotion and see if it makes a difference, On the other hand, it could be hormonal. May or may not apply to you, but sometimes going on or off birth control or changing pills may affect acne. Try these suggestions for starters.

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Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more

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Can topical medication (benzoyl peroxide, ceraVe moisturizing lotion, and physical based sunscreen) worsen/cause anxiety or any mental health issues?

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

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I was also recommended to moisturize with fragrant free lotion, would aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion be fine to use?

I was also recommended to moisturize with fragrant free lotion, would aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion be fine to use?

Yes: That is an excellent choice for a fragrance free moisturizer. There are many brands out there that qualify for what is recommended. It pays to read ingredients and know what you are putting on your skin. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion safe for my 3month old baby? Can it be applied on her face as well? Please advise me!!

Is aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion safe for my 3month old baby? Can it be applied on her face as well? Please advise me!!

Aveeno (oatmeal): Moisturizing lotion is frequently used on infants with excessively dry skin/faces, and in those with atopic dermatitis/eczema. Cetaphil, Ceravue and Aquaphor are other commonly used products for this purpose. ...Read more

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Does the use of daily moisturizing lotion on the forehead help prevent wrinkles from forming?

Does the use of daily moisturizing lotion on the forehead help prevent wrinkles from forming?

Probably not: Moisturizer affects only the outer, non-living lining of the skin. It will minimize wrinkling and make the skin feel softer and smoother. But it does not noursih or change the underlying living tissue, so it will not prevent wrinkle formation. It does not harm to use the lotion, and the cosmetic industry makes tons of money selling products offering relief in this area. ...Read more

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How often should I moisturise per day? And do lotions and creams have side effects on our health when applyed daily over a long period of time?

Moisturizing advice: The frequency of moisturizing really depends on an individual's personal needs and environment. People with naturally oily skin may never need to moisturize, but people with certain skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis may require several applications per day. Avoiding fragrance body products, staying well hydrated, and wearing loose natural fiber clothing will likely reduce overall need. ...Read more

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What are the best soaps and lotions or creams for moisturizing dry patches on my body?

What are the best soaps and lotions or creams for moisturizing dry patches on my body?

Use: Use dove oil of olay soaps and cera ve cream as a moisturizer. The most important thing is to make bathing water lukewarm because hot water really drys skin out. ...Read more