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For hyperkeratotic skin diseases, which is more better for sensitive skin - lactic acid lotion (lac-hydrin) or urea-based creams?

For hyperkeratotic skin diseases, which is more better for sensitive skin - lactic acid lotion (lac-hydrin) or urea-based creams?

Both used: It really depends on the percentages of each medication. Many preparations have both urea and Lactic Acid in them. Your skin is also unique and what might appear to be gentler might give you a worse reaction than the so-called potent preparation. If you are treating keratosis pilaris (kp) then you might seek the help of a dermatologist or even have a preparation compounded. ...Read more

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What lotions from the grocery contain lac-hydrin?

2 options are below: Lac-hydrin five lotion fragrance free & lac hydrin 12 cream are two products. ...Read more

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Is amlactin lotion OTC as good as lac-hydrin?

Yes it is as good: Yes in my view and experience it is as effective and is prescribed by many dermatologists. ...Read more

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Does amlactin work as well as lac-hydrin?

Does amlactin work as well as lac-hydrin?

Same?: Both are lotions containing ammonium lactate. Have no way of comparing which is 'better".. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to use expired samples of lac-hydrin?

Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications. ...Read more

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My 1 year old son has severe keratosis polaris on his cheeks. I have tried all OTC creams (Cera Ve, LAC Hydrin) reccomended by dermatologist - none helped. Anything else I can do?

My 1 year old son has severe keratosis polaris on his cheeks. I have tried all OTC creams (Cera Ve, LAC Hydrin) reccomended by dermatologist - none helped. Anything else I can do?

Inherited: Keratosis pillars is generally a hereditary dermatological condition that is difficult to manage and impossible to cure. Topical retinoids or oral antibiotics may be useful when there is inflammation present. Urea creams may be used daily for maintenance. ...Read more

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I'm a crarrie! any type of specific lotion!

As above : I am sorry i did not. Understand u question , specific lotion for what? ...Read more