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Doctor insights on: Does Amlactin Xl Help Reduce Skin Dryness

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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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I have dry skin on my legs and flakey amlactin body lotion helps. It helps my skin look nice clear and soft. Should I stop exfoliating in the shower?

Expunge: Expunge the word "exfoliate" from your vocabulary. Your skin turns over every 10 days and needs no help. Since you have discovered a cream you like, use it immediately after a long soak in the shower. Why the "vitamin b complex? ...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

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What causes skin dryness?

Enviroment and More: Although mostly environmental, potential causes include weather (driest in winter), central heating and air conditioning, hot baths/frequent showering, swimming (breaks down the lipid barriers in your skin), harsh soaps/detergents, sun exposure, atopic dermatitis (eczema), psoriasis, thyroid disorders (hypoth). Visit a medical doctor to find out more, consider cosmo grade apple phloretin hydrator. ...Read more

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What is the best wau to treat skin dryness?

Hydrate; Less Soap: Limit your showers to less that five minutes and use a soap free cleanser (cetaphil, olay for sensitive skin). Apply a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizer at least once per day (eucerin, moisturel). For red, itchy areas, resist the temptation to scratch. If necessary, apply a 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice per day for less than one week. ...Read more

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Is there any great product for skin dryness?

Try L'Oriel for eyes: L'Oriel has a good product for eyes which is both hydrating and helpful with baggy eyes. For dry hands try Vasoline at night with cotton gloves. During the day Cetaphil lotion seems to work good. ...Read more

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What can I do about horrible skin dryness on my leg?

Moisturize: Dry skin is best treated with a good moisturizer daily. Especially after a shower when your skin is already moist. Try not to take too hot showers, that can dry skin that is already prone to itching. Newer moisturizers like cerave contains ceramides that help hydrate the skin even more. ...Read more

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What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

What's the best home cure for dandruff and skin dryness?

Dandruff: The very best dandruff home remedy i can recommend is olive oil shampoo. It will not only bring a nice luster to your hair it also conditions your hair and scalp. Once you experience using olive oil shampoo you'll notice you won't need to buy hair conditioner anymore. ...Read more

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Can a severe skin dryness in some places indicate some sort of genetic condition?

Can a severe skin dryness in some places indicate some sort of genetic condition?

Possibly: Dear abosabry8, severe dryness or rough skin in a specific area of the body can be a sign of rare genetic skin diseases. However, these diseases are rare, and most people simply have dry skin. You should try to moisturize the affected area well, and you can try to apply over-the-counter Lactic Acid to remove scales. You can always seek the advice of your local dermatologists. ...Read more

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Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?

Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?

Mgt: Your baby may have eczema. This can usually be managed by using Eucerin cream a few times a day to the affected areas. I would suggest avoiding long baths and a moisturizer prior to bedtime. Watch for any signs of foods as a possible trigger. ...Read more

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