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Is diaper rash cream safe to use for adults?

Is diaper rash cream safe to use for adults?

Diaper rash: Yes, otc creams such as desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a&d oint, etc. Can be used. Barrier creams or ointment to prevent irritation from the next wet or dirty diaper. Apply liberally after every change. Small amounts of cortisone if very red or irritated also can be used occasionally. ...Read more

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My wife use beprosalic lotion n elomet cream for her psoriasis during breastfeeding.It is safe during breastfeeding?

My wife use beprosalic lotion n elomet cream for her psoriasis during breastfeeding.It is safe during breastfeeding?

Meds and breast milk: Those medicines must be international because I do not recognize them. When breast-feeding, you must assume that anything your wife eats or uses may end up in your child. Ask your pediatrician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream for dry skin on my face?

Is it safe to use hydrocortisone cream for dry skin on my face?

No: I wouldn't use topical steroids on your face to treat dry skin--i would recommend a good moisturizer such as aquaphor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply methoxsalen topical solution for treating vitiligo for a 4 yr old?

Is it safe to apply methoxsalen topical solution for treating vitiligo for a 4 yr old?

No: The liquid is very difficult to use and it is very easy to burn. Narrow band uvb or excimer laser are better options. At 4 i prefer excimer laser along with optional Protopic ointment .03 per cent . The parent can hold child and there is no discomfort with laser treatments. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use clobetasol for lichen sclerosis while breastfeeding my baby?

Is it safe to use clobetasol for lichen sclerosis while breastfeeding my baby?

Yes, unless the: lesions are on your breast and nipple. Also, washing your hands after application will help to prevent hand to mouth spread to your baby. ...Read more

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Is it bad for meto use skin lightening creams?

Is it bad for meto use skin lightening creams?

Could be: Here is some suggestion that some creams may increase your risk for skin cancer. They certainly make your skin more vulnerable to sun damage so sunblock should always be used with skin lightened ...Read more

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Is it ok to use ketoconazole cream for ring worm while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to use ketoconazole cream for ring worm while breastfeeding?

Anti fungal cream: There shouldn't be any problem, but always defer to your pediatrician, who is the captain of the ship regarding all medicines during breast feeding. ...Read more

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Betnovate Cream for Pimples.... is it fine to use it?

Betnovate Cream for Pimples.... is it fine to use it?

Pimples: Before you use the cream you should go to the nearest Emergency facility where they will decide the best creams for you! Unlikely that they will refer you to a skin specialist but that might happen. ...Read more

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Is a face cream and hand lotion containing hydroquinone safe to use everyday?

Is a face cream and hand lotion containing hydroquinone safe to use everyday?

That is a good ?: There is controversy over use of hydroquinones. I believe they are safe, but i recommend they be used four-6 months on and then a break taken for a month. There is no great data to support need for break so it's more habit. HQ is found in nature and products we use regularly as well, so yes I believe in the right conditions it is a great medicine ...Read more

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It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

It's okay to use celestone-m cream for acne right?

Terrible idea: Betamethasone will interfere with your body's ability to fight the bacteria that cause acne. The pimples may regress as the bacteria overgrow, but they will have won and your disease will get worse. You are asking for a secondary infection, and if you keep doing this, the skin on your face will atrophy. Benzoyl peroxide and your physician are your two best friends. ...Read more

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Is nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide safe to use in my face for seb dermatitis? It's 1% strength.

Is nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide safe to use in my face for seb dermatitis?  It's 1% strength.

No (very short!): The concentration of triamcinolone (tac) is too high. For the face, concentrations should be 0.025 or less of tac. Problems that occur if you use this high concentration is thinning of the skin and steroid acne. Usually no higher that 2.5% (hc)hydrocortisone (or equivalent) is recommended on the face. The otc hc cream is actually only 0.1%. You will need to see your doc for a prescription. ...Read more

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Is ciclopirox olamine cream ok for my nose?

Is ciclopirox olamine cream ok for my nose?

It depends: Ciclopirox cream is used to treat infections caused by fungus, and therefore may be used to treat ringworm, candida, tinea versicolor and possibly seborrheic dermatitis. So, while it would likely be safe to use this cream if may not be helpful. See a dermatologist to determine the possibly cause of your condition. Once a diagnosis is made then a proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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What topical steroid cream is safe to use for treating vitiligo during pregnancy. A doctor prescribed Melanocyl. Is it ok to use it?

What topical steroid cream is safe to use for treating vitiligo during pregnancy. A doctor prescribed Melanocyl. Is it ok to use it?

I'd use nothing: Any topical glucocorticoid is okay for pregnancy, but these medicines are unlikely to be very effective. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Wishing you a safe delivery and many happy years with your family. ...Read more

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

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