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My daughter (9 month) has eczema and we are wondering what we can do to help her. Can we use a topical cream like eucerin (intensive repair kind)?

My daughter (9 month) has eczema and we are wondering what we can do to help her. Can we use a topical cream like eucerin (intensive repair kind)?

Eczema: Yes, any hypoallergenic moisturizer is good. Have you figured out if there are any dietary triggers? If so, avoidance is key. Topical hypoallergenic lotions twice daily with intermittent 1% Hydrocortisone (or stronger) are first line treatment. ...Read more

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Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Medication: After the application of the topical acne medication, apply the moisturizer. ...Read more

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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!

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

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Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Acne and moisture: Yes, it is usually ok to apply a moisturizer after an acne medication--especially if it dries you out. Let the medication dry, then apply your moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

HealthTap: doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer ?

My skin becomes dry after I wash my face. I apply "boro plus" cream. Can I apply sunscreen after applying a moisturizer ?

Yes: Many people apply sunscreen after using a moisturizer. In fact, some sunscreens are moisturizing by design, and may help you eliminate one step. ...Read more

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Can you use eucerin and fluocinonde simulataneously?

Can you use eucerin and fluocinonde simulataneously?

Topical Medications: Eucerin is a moisturizer and flucinonide is a topical steroid. Both of theses topical medications can be used together. ...Read more

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What is the best product to clear up atopic dermatitus? Cerave? Eucerin? Any suggestions?

What is the best product to clear up atopic dermatitus?  Cerave?  Eucerin?  Any suggestions?

CeraVe: Cerave contains ceramides, a family of lipid molecules that are normally found in the epidermis. Their application helps to enhance the epidermal barrier; this will decrease transepidermal water loss and promote normal epidermal exfoliation. ...Read more

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Hi, which is better for my toddler's ecsema; eucerin cream or allergenics ointment? Thanks

Eczema: Using skin lubrication with eucerine, aveeno (oatmeal) or aquaphore is very important, you need to do that on regular basis, if she is flaerd use steroid ointment sparinly, for 3- 5 day at a time . Make sure to see her pediatrician on regular basis. ...Read more

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Do amlactin or eucerin work for keratosis pilaris?

Do amlactin or eucerin work for keratosis pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris: Amlactin may be helpful, but remember that nothing completely rids the body of keratosis pilaris. Eucerin will not be helpful. ...Read more

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Cetaphil, eucerin, or lubriderm? Any preferences for dry skin?

Cetaphil, eucerin, or lubriderm?  Any preferences for dry skin?

Your Preference: Cetaphil, eucerin, and lubriderm will all effectively hydrate your skin. Their sensation on the skin is personal preference. When applied, some patients have described their feel as: heavy, thick, greasy, slimy, or messy. ...Read more

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What's better for an oily skin! eucerin cleanser or avene cleanser and why?

What's better for an oily skin! eucerin cleanser or avene cleanser and why?

Dermacontrol: Cetaphil® dermacontrol ™ oil control foam wash is clinically proven to effectively remove excess oil, impurities and make-up that can clog pores and lead to breakouts. ...Read more

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What is the best cleanser for an oily skin! eucerin cleanser or avene cleanser? And what's the diffrence between those too?

What is the best cleanser for an oily skin! eucerin cleanser or avene cleanser? And what's the diffrence between those too?

Mild cleansers: If your skin tends to be oily then a cleanser that has either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid 1-2 times per day can help. However, remember that your skin produces oil throughout the day so you still may have some oiliness between washes. ...Read more

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I have eczema and I've been using eucerin, but. It wont go away. Whats a good way to hide the rash and is there somthing better that culd work?

I have eczema and I've been using eucerin, but. It wont go away. Whats a good way to hide the rash and is there somthing better that culd work?

Make sure its eczema: If you are using eucerin regularly and it isn't helping your eczema, you may have something other than eczema. If you haven't been evaluated by a doctor recently i would recommend that you go. If you have an it is still not helping, you may need something stronger. You might also seek a referral to a dermatologist (skin specialist) for a second opinion. ...Read more

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My feet are very dry tried many lotions including vaseline , and eucerin ?

My feet are very dry tried many lotions including vaseline , and eucerin ?

Dry skin: You need something with urea in it which your doctor can tell you what's best. Many otc products don't have urea in them. ...Read more

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My 4 month old daughters eczema is really bad I apply eucerin aquafore 2-3x a day doctors recommendations. Is there something else I can do?

My 4 month old daughters eczema is really bad I apply eucerin aquafore 2-3x a day doctors recommendations. Is there something else I can do?

Eczema: Proper treatment for eczema should start with identifying any possible triggers for worsening. A proper skincare regimen starting with a topical emollient is of utmost importance. Then depending on severity, medications such as topical steroids or other prescription products are available. talk with your pediatrician about tips to limit eczema flare ups (bath time, light towel drying, etc) ...Read more

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My 3 month infant has a rash that keeps recurring after treating it with eucerin skin rash cream what could be causing the skin rash?

My 3 month infant has a rash that keeps recurring after treating it with eucerin skin rash cream what could be causing the skin rash?

Allergy: A recurrent rash may be a sign of allergy or sensitivity to foods, clothing, lotions etc. Keeping a symptom diary can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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My 5 month old daughter has Eczema and dry skin. I have been using Eucerin for few days and her skin seems better. Should I try cerave? or aquafor?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Sure: You can try any kind of moisturizer and find out which works best for your daughter. More importantly , it is best applied within 3 minutes after bathing. Keep up the daily bathing. ...Read more