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Ve been using desitin diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?

Ve been using desitin diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?

Zinc: Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays.I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin for acne - but if it helps you then use it. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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


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What can I use for a rash on face/body?

What can I use for a rash on face/body?

Depends on rash.: You can try Hydrocortisone for mild cases. However i'd not better in 1-2 days see dermatologsot for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is vusion ointment prescribed for a face rash?

Is vusion ointment prescribed for a face rash?

Diaper Rash usually: Vusion is a combination of zinc oxide and an antifungal. It is typically used to treat yeas/fungal diaper rashes. ...Read more

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Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Pimply like rash on face what could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop from getting rash on face when shaving?

How can I stop from getting rash on face when shaving?

Razor burn or: Sensitivity to products used. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize. ...Read more

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How can you treat a face rash?

How can you treat a face rash?

Too vague: The question is too vague for a specific answer. There are hundreds of rashes and treatments. See a doctor to get the rash diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Hello, chronic rash on face , flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away.Kind of like lifetime occurrence..

Hello, chronic rash on face , flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away.Kind of like lifetime occurrence..

See a doctor: It is hard to treat rashes without seeing them. See a doctor. Also take a picture of the rash when it occurs, so that the doctor can see it if it is gone by the time of the visit. ...Read more

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Hello, chronic rash on face , flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away.Kind of like lifetime occurrence, help..

Hello, chronic rash on face , flares up every week, 10 days, or sometimes less. Stays for 3 days then goes away.Kind of like lifetime occurrence, help..

Need to dermatologis: It is very difficult to guess what is causing this chronic skin rash.I will recommend that next time the rash appear you consult your doctor or a dermatologist to find the cause of the rash and get it treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How should I treat a reddish face rash?

How should I treat a reddish face rash?

Depends on…: …the cause of the rash: razor burn, acne, rosacea, shingles, contact dermatitis, drug reaction, photodermatitis, phytophoto- dermatitis, etc. Rashes are difficult to diagnose without good history & direct observation. See fp or dermatologist. Be sure to take along list of meds (rx & otc) as well as supplements you take & how you've treated rash already. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

What is the definition or description of: rash on face?

Various descriptions: Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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