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Fucidin Cream For Stings And Bites
Is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) a good anti-itch cream for mosquito bites? What other methods should I use to treat mosquito bites that itch badly?
Aloe Vera: Try aloe it is very soothing...You can buy aloe cream or an actual plant and cut open the stalk and apply the aloe when needed. ...Read more
Depends: If it's just a minor, superficial cut, then probably yes. If a larger gash or bleeding, see a doctor to get it evaluated and stitched. All of this also depends on the dog not having rabies. If you don't know the dog, you need to get evaluated by a doctor and have the dog examined. ...Read more
Yes, though strong: Try not to use for long periods; it is a strong potentcy steroid and ointments tend to accentuate strength. ...Read more
Poison Oak rash. bad on armsthighhipmild bit on penishandsbits elsewhereitching getting bettertried calamine, and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) for infection?
Poison oak care: Potent topical steroid for a few days may be needed to clear the acute lesions. Clean every article which might possibly been touched by the poison oak resin with laundry detergent (shoes, clothing, car seat, car mat, tools, sports equipment ), else you will get it back again. You may try Aloe vera or Arnica but topical steroid would be your best bet. Not an infection, polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) not needed. ...Read more
Yes: The neosporin may help prevent infection. However, if the area is very red and warm, then you should be seen. ...Read more
Not initially: Remove stinger by scraping along edge of skin w credit card. Clean w soap ; warm h2o. Apply a paste of 2 parts baking soda ; 1 part water. Or: apply enzyme based meat tenderizer poultice ; wrap area. Or: mix water ; activated charcoal - apply paste. Or: mix clay-like soil w water - apply. For throat, airway or tongue swelling –call 911 even if epi-pen used. Antibiotic for infection. ...Read more
I was prescribed ketoconazole cream 2% and Clobetasol Propionate .05% for yeast rash on my abdominal area. Which cream do I apply first?
I applied neosporin and triple antibiotic ointment to my penis for an injury and noticed itching and burning there and reddish bumps days later. Why?
Sure: The best thing I have found for insect bites is slice of onion on the bite...Now this may not be ok if the bite is near the meatus or pee hole. In general tho the onion neutralizes the itch and swelling ...Read more
Skin reaction : There are two common reasons for hot and itching skin: 1) an allergic reaction and 2) skin infection. In the first case yes cortisone will help an allergic reaction. In the second case of skin infection it should not be used as cortisone can made infections worse. So which do u have? Skin infections usually spread from one point outward and allergic reactions are usually come all over ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i use hydrocortisone acetate 1.0% cream or dettol antiseptic cream on the side of my vulva (labia?) for itch and slight redness/swell/pain? virgin
Yes : But in small amounts, if no improvement, you need to see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Can i take Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) Lipocream 0.1% for dermatitis and zyrtec for mild itching?
Safe: Those are nice choices, safe in most areas or most all ages. ...Read more