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Does Amlactin Xl Help Reduce Skin Dryness
Steroid: Steroid creams.Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Cream is better: The purpose of emollients (creams and lotions) is to help maintain the hydration of the skin. Both lotions and creams contain water and oils (lipids), but they differ on the amounts. Lotions have more water, less oil, but creams have the opposite composition. The water hydrates, but the oil keeps the water in the skin. Without oil, the water would just evaporate off. Use creams. ...Read more
Change treatments.: Differin (adapalene) also comes in cream form - creams are less drying than gels. If the cream still causes peeling, use less of it, or apply it at bedtime, or both. If it still dries your skin, ask your dermatologist for a different treatment. Trying to neutralize a drying skin treatment with moisturizers is an exercise in futility, and defeats the whole purpose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry facial skin: Depending on the cause, the appearance of flaking of the face can be improved with gentle exfoliation and application of a hypoallergenic noncomedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more
Can i apply topical hyaluronic acid to plump skin if desonide thins facial skin? Can it counter? This is for seb derm/eczema/pd/skin flaking.
Skin thinning: Skin thinning from topical steroids involves decrease in thickness of epidermis and loss of collagen from dermis. Hyaluronic acid (ha) holds water molecules & if applied to skin surface, skin looks temporarily more plump due to increased water content. Topical ha does nothing to increase thickness of epidermis or replace collagen. Other meds besides topical steroids can be used to treat seb derm. ...Read more
Elocom (0.1%), Betnovate Ointment (30g), Elica-M (0.01%), Vaseline or moisturizer cream. Which cream may help to heal burned skin fast from Retin A (tretinoin)?
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation please, best wishes ...Read more
Can Marigold cream(Calendula officinalis) help much in healing rough dry red skin after irritant dermatitis?can i combine it with another moisturizer?
Calendula Cream: Calendula, a plant extract, has been used throughout history in skin preparations. Calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. ...Read more
Irritated vulva skin. No infection. will aquaphor help? Tried vaseline, not much relief. How is aquaphor on vulva skin?
Why can the tretionin cream improve the skin texture? Does this mean the tretinoin will help thicken the skin and improve pores?
Sunblock blocks sun: Sun damage causes damage to the skin which leads to skin cancer. Sun block and sun proof clothing prevent the damaging portion of light from damaging the skin's dna. It also prevents the premature aging of skin which occurs with sun damage. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Creams help skin: Creams are better than lotions for skin. Creams help the skin retain water or hydrate the skin which keeps it from drying out. If your skin becomes too dry, it becomes itchy and can develop a variety of rashes and may crack and or bleed and become infected. Good hydrated skin prevents these problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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