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Damor Tissue Moisturizer Medication
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
I am suffering from eczema. I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;, momate cream and a moisturizer, pacroma cream. Still no Change. Help!
Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more
Do I leave on the acne medication and the moisturizer when I apply clear moisturizer in the morning?
Yes: Unless you are instructed otherwise.Get a more detailed answer ›
I used clear moisturizer in the morning. Do I leave on the acne medication and the moisturizer when I apply them?
HealthTap: Doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more
What is a good moisturizer to clear up old dead skin that is tissue that's scared up? Is Mederma good to use?
Various: Mederma is very expensive and doesn't work that much better than a lot of other simple things. Moisturization prevents scar tissue formation and contraction when healing. I like olive oil as a gentle emollient that is also anti-inflammatory. Organic coconut oil is also a great emollient, and if you like a commercial product keep things moisturized with eucerin. ...Read more
I had a drug allergy, I developed skin atrophy from oral steroids prednisone and it would burn from normal moisturizers the moisturizer gets stuck on?
Moisturizer: It's really your preference. Most of them are made from similar ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, look for fragrance free, dye free. I like Vaseline Intensive Care Creamy, or The Body Shop 'butters'. Also, I answered your other question, and want to make sure you understand how worried I am. ...Read more
Essential: Uv light is damaging to skin and undoubtedly a cause of skin cancers, so sun protection is always important. ...Read more
SPF 15: It is a good idea to look for an spf higher than 15, and the higher you can tolerate, the better the protection (the reason for tolerance is that the higher spf moisturizers often feel more greasy). ...Read more
Quality sunscreen: Is the absolute best antiaging protection, look for one with an SPF of at least 30 and better 40 or higher, as well as a hat and polarized sunglasses. Cover your hands, too, which will give away your age much sooner than your face if you take care of one and not the other. A moisturizing product with retinoic acid, ascorbic acid, niacinamide, or argirilene will help diminish wrinkles. ...Read more
No "bests": No best ones. But you may try ROC anti-wrinkle serum or Neutrogena deep wrinkle serum. I dont' have stocks on either. ...Read more
Quite a bit.: There are lots of drugstore moisturizer that claim superiority over each other and can be quite pricey such as Oil of Olay, Clinique, CeraVe but there are others like TrueScience and Nerium that are not sold over the counter that claim antiaging properties. What is important is the preventative measures such as no smoking, drink lots of water, avoid prolonged exposure to sun without protection. ...Read more
Yes: A regular moisturizing cream or lotion is fine to use after shaving instead of a specialized after-shave product. ...Read more
Which ingredients: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
After I've rubbed in d moisturizer, my body still feel oily. Has it not been absorbed or simply d nature of d product? I don't use a lot
Formulation key: Many dermatological products are designed to have a specific effect with respect to whether it keeps the skin dry, oily or greasy or inbetween. This is all due to the formulation of the product, see your dermatologist and they can help make recommendations. Remember, moisturizers are designed to add and mostly keep moisture to the outside of your skin, so a smooth silky texture is what you want. ...Read more