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How To Use Pyrithione Zinc For Rosacea
Clarify: Not certain I understand your question. Are you asking if it can be applied shortly after something impacted skin - such as getting a sunburn. Or are you asking if it can be reapplied multiple times? Please resubmit and clarify what the question is and what condition is being treated. Thanks. ...Read more
Zinc pyrithione: Is a zinc complex that inhibits both fungal and bacterial growth. It is principally used as an ingredient in anti-dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis preparations. I don't think it would be of particular help in sunburn...in fact, it is possible it might aggravate an already inflamed skin. I wouldn't use it as a treatment for sun burn. Stay well:) ...Read more
No. Zinc is a: Barrier to absorption of anything on the skin and isn't absorbed into the bloodstream. Even if it were, it would not interact with common OTC pain meds. ...Read more
I have put pyrithione zinc cream near my mouth, then I ate something...possible harm if contact with the cream?
I have seborrheic dermatitis, can going to the pool be a problem for my skin problem? Can the water of the pool interact with pyrithione zinc?
Scalp itch, boils for past 5 yrs. Doc advised Pyrithione Zinc Shampoo. Fine for half a day after shampooing. Scalp itch returns after that. Diff Diag?
Scalp Itch: Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting areas of the head and trunk where sebaceous glands are most prominent. Lipophilic yeasts of the Malassezia genus, as well as genetic, environmental and general health factors, contribute to this disorder. You can try prescription Clobetasol Lotion twice a day for itching of the scalp. ...Read more
Cat from animal shelter brought home ringworm & gave it to my rabbit. Would pyrithione zinc shampoo help prevent me from getting it on my head?
Can Duac be harmful if applied by accident by a seborrheic dermatitis pacient? Can it affect hair follicles? Interact with pyrithione zinc?
Folliculitis. Prescribed 1 week of vibramycin, also tried tea tree oil, t-gel, t-sal, pyrithione zinc, and Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoos over a few months w/ no improvement. What other solutions are out there?
Folliculitis: Recurrent folliculitis may be csused by a staph infection. Apply an antibiotic ointment to your nostrils 4 times daily. Take baths in warm soapy water with 3-4 tbls of bleach added to the water twice daily. Ask your doctor for another antibiotic specific for staph. The use of the antibiotic ointment should cut down on reinfecting yourself, *. ...Read more
Can pyrithione zinc be reapplied in a short period of time in the same day to treat seborrheic dermatitis be harmful?
No: Can be drying and irritatingGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to use "head & shoulders" antidandruff shampoo&conditioner 2x a week during pregnancy? It's active ingredient is pyrithione zinc. I'm on 9wks
There are reported: To be no common side effects. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/pyrithione-zinc-shampoo. Html ...Read more
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Opinion Question.: Head and Shoulders or Pantene Brands have worked well with my patients. ...Read more
See below: Not that I am aware of. If usually comes in a shampoo, but talking to a pharmacist who can compound meds may shed more light and information. ...Read more
Methylparaben can affect my seborrheic dermatitis or interact with zinc pyrithione or even affect beard growth?
Methylparaben: Methylparaben is a widely used preservative and antifungal agent in many cosmetics. Pyrithione zinc is commonly found in certain anti dandruff shampoos. Their interaction -- if any- has not been published. Parabens are somewhat controversial and are thought to act like estrogens and may enhance the development of estrogen-related tumors, such as breast cancer. ...Read more
I apply everyday to the face zinc pyrithione to treat my seborrheic dermatitis. Can this affect my beard growth?
No: It's good for youGet a more detailed answer ›