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Is there a cream or lotion that treats keratosis?

Is there a cream or lotion that treats keratosis?

Keratosis: Yes, a combination of a keratolytic and steroid lotion or ointment along with a hygienic change can help immensely. ...Read more

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Keratosis (Definition)

The growth of ...Read more


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What is a cream that treats acne?

What is a cream that treats acne?

Benzoyl peroxide: This or retinoic acid are your best friends. For more severe acne, your personal physician can help. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

No cure for eczema: But topical steroids can help a lot. For the hyperpigmentation, there are bleaching creams, but they can also irritate, especially if you have eczema. The best way is to control the underlying eczema, and the dark spots will eventually fade. See a dermatologist to make sure that your skin condition is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for eczema or dermatitis?

Is there a cure for eczema or dermatitis?

No: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What is a good retinol face cream? Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

What is a good retinol face cream?  Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

Retinol: There is little reason to use retinol cream for any skin problem since it has very little effect. ...Read more

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What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?

Pill for eczema: There is no pill for eczema. Antihistamines are sometimes used for itch or swelling. Cortisone creams are the first line of defense for this condition. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a rash that no cream or ointment hasnt helped?

What is the cause of a rash that no cream or ointment hasnt helped?

See below: Impossible to even guess at with the present information. See you doctor for an evaluation and if the doc can't figure it out, see dermatology. ...Read more

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Is there cream that lightens dark armpits caused from shaving that i can use? Other then seeing a dermatology

Is there cream that lightens dark armpits caused from shaving that i can use? Other then seeing a dermatology

There are many OTC: lighteners that can help, although they can be irritating. You can try , but if not working you likely need prescription strength bleach and chemical peels to lighten. There are also medical conditions that can lead to thickening of armpits. So I suggest seeing dermatologist if not improving with OTC ...Read more

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Its there a non steroid cream for psoriasis that actually works?

Its there a non steroid cream for psoriasis that actually works?

A few options: The main non-steroidal topical rxs for psoriasis are dovonex and vectical, which are synthetic vitamin d analogues, and tazorac (tazarotene), a vitamin a analogue (aka retinoid). There are also two topical immunomodulators (aka calcineurin inhibitors) called Elidel (pimecrolimus) and Protopic which are more commonly used to treat eczema. I share however your frustration with topical psoriasis therapy. ...Read more

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What is ointment? How it is made that makes it different from a cream or lotion?

Oil Vs. Water: These are similar in many respects but contain different amounts of oil or petrolatum and water. Ointments have higher oil content as you would expect (75% or more), creams about 50/50 oil to water, and lotions even less oils. The amounts do vary with the manufacturer. In winter many patients prefer the ointments, depending upon how much body surface is to be treated...in summer creams or lotions. ...Read more

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Is there a cream or something that can be applied to get a permanent mustache and a beard?

Is there a cream or something that can be applied to get a permanent mustache and a beard?

Impossible: Nope. If you are not growing a beard naturally there is nothing to be done to create hair follicles where there are none. About 20% of males do not have hair follicles on their face and cannot grow beards. ...Read more

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Does anyone knows of any emollient cream which is very good for hand eczema?

Does anyone knows of any emollient cream which is very good for hand eczema?

Petrolatum products: Products containing petrolatum, glycerin, lanolin, dimethicone, shea butter, mineral oil are all good for hand eczema. Some brands are o'keefe's working hands cream, aquaphor. Vaseline, neutrogena norwegian formula, udder cream, bag balm, aveeno (oatmeal) intense relief hand cream, eucerin intensive repair hand cream. ...Read more

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Is there a problem associated with using a topical cream that isn't prescribed to me?

Is there a problem associated with using a topical cream that isn't prescribed to me?

Definitely: The cream, first of all, may not treat the condition you have. Secondly, your rash may be more severe so that the topical cream you borrowed may not be as effective for your condition. Please consult your doctor who can prescribe the right medication. ...Read more

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What is the best topical cream to cure toenail fungus?(nail is all yellow). Can clotrimazole 1% cure it or there is stronger cream for it? Thanks

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What is the best topical cream to cure toenail fungus?(nail is all yellow). Can clotrimazole 1% cure it or there is stronger cream for it? Thanks

Jublia, (efinaconazole) a topical: liquid for nail fungus was just approved by the FDA as the ONLY topical drug effective on nail fungus. It's insanely expensive (thousands over the 11 months you need to use it), and not as effective as oral Lamisil (terbinafine). Talk to your podiatrist or dermatologist about pulse therapy Lamisil (terbinafine). ...Read more

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Is there any cream that can help cure rough skin after a burn?

Is there any cream   that can help cure rough skin after a burn?

Maybe: It depends upon exactly what you are seeing there. Poor quality scar tissue might need removal or grafting. If the problem is less severe, any moisturizing cream should help. You might need to see a doctor for this one. ...Read more

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Is there a internal cream for thrush?

Is there a internal cream for thrush?

Oral liquid: There is a liquid medication you swish in your mouth and swallow. There are also tablets that would treat thrush. ...Read more