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Doctor insights on: Does Amlactin Xl Help Reduce Skin Dryness

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Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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Does amlactin seem worth the high price for dry skin?

Does amlactin seem worth the high price for dry skin?

Maybe: The most expensive medicine is the one that doesn't work; so if amlactin (which is Lactic Acid lotion) works for you, it's worth the price. That said, there are other Lactic Acid lotions on the market which may be cheaper in your area. Also, shop around; prices can vary a lot from pharmacy to pharmacy. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my skin dryness on face?

Moisturize: Dryness of the skin can be due to a reduced oil production, irritation from the elements, and occasionally, over cleansing which can strip the skin of its natural oils and damage the protective barrier. A gentle cleanser and a moisturizer that is appropriate for your skin type as well as protecting your skin from extreme cold and sun exposure can be helpful in reducing dryness. ...Read more

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I have a dry skin. What are the specific foods that I should it to get rid of the dryness?

Sorry no: Foods really help but healthy eating is always important. Amlacton 12% is probably the best moisturizer there is because it actually penetrates and moisturizers deeply and just does not sit on the surface. Do not use it on cracked or open areas or it will sting! ...Read more

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After my severe skin dryness was treated, the affected area is now darker with bright spots . How can I get this area to be uniform?

After my severe skin dryness was treated, the affected area is now darker with bright spots . How can I get this  area to be uniform?

Hyperpigmentation: You are having post inflammatory hyperpigmentation from your previous rash. This is from the prior irritation. It may diminish on it's own over several months. After your rash is totally resolved and the skin is really better you can use glycolic lotion to diminish the pigment. ...Read more

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Can Accutane treat skin dryness?

Can Accutane treat skin dryness?

No: 90% of patients on Accutane develop dry skin and it is a side effect that we have to help patients deal with during their course of treatment. Bottom line is Accutane will almost certainly make your dryness worse. ...Read more

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Do any STDs cause skin dryness?

Do any STDs cause skin dryness?

STDs: There are skin eruptions associated with several stds and would need far more info to try and answer your question. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more