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Daily Moisturizing Lotion Medication
What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand
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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Is sunless self tan lotion ok to use after sclerotherapy for color-A natural glow moisturizer? How long is skin highly sensitive to sun after & SPF?
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?
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more
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
How can I moisturizer my labia minora? It's been dry and irritated. I only wash with warm water no soaps, I've read it was healthiest. Should I just apply regular lotion onto the labia? Thanks
Dry Skin: Wash with cerave hydrating cleanser and then use cerave cream which is thicker than a lotion. Both of theses products are over the counter. ...Read more
Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?
I was prescribed clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%. Can I use my aveeno (oatmeal) moisturizer after applying it to avoid drying=oiliness?
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
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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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
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
Is aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion safe for my 3month old baby? Can it be applied on her face as well? Please advise me!!
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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
Should I shower daily in hot water or in cold water to relieve dry skin? Also, I use an in shower moisturiser, should I use body lotion after?
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
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