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How To Use Aquaphor For Cradle Cap
Depends: Much of cradle cap id due to retained skin flakes that are not susceptible to the mild ingredients in "tear free" baby shampoos. Active washing with a simple dandruff shampoo will often do the trick, as well as avoiding baby oil on the scalp or other treatments.A soft cuticle brush to help scrub in the shampoo helps, but keep it away from the eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo effective and safe to use 3x a week for long periods of time? To treat seb dermatitis
Safe and Effective: Aquaphor is a great barrier application for eczema that seals moisture in. It is great to use for wet wraps at night. In addition like to use fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Eucerin 1-2 times per day. Other suggestions include avoiding long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is OTC hydrocortisone 0.5 safe to use on face for contact dermatitis? Or is just moisturizing with Cetaphil enough for it to get better?
I'm using coaltar (salicylic acid) for dandruff. How long will it take for my dandruff and hardened scalp skin to go away? Using it from 2 weeks.
Let's get serious: Coal tar and salicylic acid are two different medications. If it's not working, it's time to explore possibly adding a Rx, or reviewing the diagnosis. Read up on seborrheic dermatitis and so forth -- an antifungal may be the next step, or it might be one of the less common illnesses. ...Read more
Can you use any cream for eczema to moisture the skin and how many times? Is nievia a good cream for eczema
Yes: People with eczema need plenty of cream, several times a day, to keep their dry skin moisturized. Commonly used creams in the U.S. include CeraVe, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Cetaphil, Eucerin, etc... Such creams are "plain creams", "non-medicated", which means they do not contain hydrocortisone, skin antihistamines, nor skin anesthetics, etc... Nivea sounds fine to use. Some medicated creams may also be needed. ...Read more
Depends: If it is used on a small area, it is likely ok except for the face. If it is applied to a wide area of the body regularly, then it will cause side effects like taking a moderate dose of cortisone by mouth. Since the primary problem is water loss from the skin, be sure to apply a moisturizer like CeRave on the whole body ...Read more
Depends...: ...On the shampoo's strength. All shampoos sold over-the-counter are considered safe for children, but it's especially important to keep the lather out of the eyes, especially those containing selenium sulfide. Prescription shampoos are stronger, and may not be safe, particularly for younger kids. Your dermatologist will tell you which of the prescription shampoos are safe. ...Read more
Is it safe to use hair remover cream nair to use on sensitive areas and from what age can you start
Yes: It will help but urea containg creams may be more helpful. ...Read more
Yes, it works better: once better, dont use it too often, some of it gets absorbed ...Read more
Is it safe to use aloe vera gel (usually sold for sunburn relief), daily as a moisturizer? Seems to work well for me...
YES, very safe!: Aloe vera has a wide range of health benefits and is very good for your skin, whether you are sunburned or not! for a nice article on the many benefits of aloe see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel.Html. ...Read more
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