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Lanolin Hand Cream
Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?
Yes: I often recommed cetaphil or aquafor but aveno is okay. Use it sparingly. Putting things on the face can cause rashes too. ...Read more
Skin lightening: No. It is very unlikely that a non-prescription lotion will lighten your skin. ...Read more
I use sunscreen& either burn or breakout. Use fluticasone propionate cream, calamin lotion, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream on sunburn? If not wants good to use?
Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. If you burn after applying a sunscreen, you are not using one that is strong enough, or applying it often enough. Breakouts are usually from the vehicle. So choose a spray or thin lotion with a high spf (55 or higher) and apply it often while you are in the sun. ...Read more
No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options. ...Read more
Ring finger rash. Healed with hydrocortisone cream, back when rings on. Keep using cream? Switch to barrier cream once healed?
Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.
Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner. ...Read more
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
Not a podiatry ?: Please direct this to your family doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
OK: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is a barrier cream (zinc oxide) and Nystop is a anti-fungal powder. For anti-fungals to work they need to be placed on the skin directly --as you have done. The desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) will just 'seal out moisture' --so not a bad idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy ?
Not the best option: Low potency topical steroids like Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lipocream can help with the inflammation around the lips when they are chapped. They should be used for a short period of time ( a couple days) then transition to a non-steroid option like vaseline petrolatum ointment or aquphor for long term control. Chronic use of steroids on the lips can lead to permanent side effects. ...Read more
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