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Moiturizing Lotion Medication
Creams help skin: Creams are better than lotions for skin. Creams help the skin retain water or hydrate the skin which keeps it from drying out. If your skin becomes too dry, it becomes itchy and can develop a variety of rashes and may crack and or bleed and become infected. Good hydrated skin prevents these problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was also recommended to moisturize with fragrant free lotion, would aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion be fine to use?
Yes: That is an excellent choice for a fragrance free moisturizer. There are many brands out there that qualify for what is recommended. It pays to read ingredients and know what you are putting on your skin. ...Read more
MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment. ...Read more
Not needed: Moisturizing the vagina is not usually needed especially the more internal pink parts as your body creates it's own moisturization (mucous) ...Read more
Is sunless self tan lotion ok to use after sclerotherapy for color-A natural glow moisturizer? How long is skin highly sensitive to sun after & SPF?
Itchy after water contact, especially showers. It disappears for months and comes back. Any season, I use medicated lotion to moisturize. Whats wrong?
Pruritus: It may be associated with the medicated shampoo or it could also be associated with something you eat prior to shampooing.I would try an non medicated shampoo and watch what you eat prior to rhe onset of the itch. ...Read more
Hi doctor, can I use my moisturizer (QEI+) with my Airol 0.05% lotion. As in, can I use it as my body lotion not mixing it with Airol?
I have a rough red rash on the inside of my pinky only. I it's lasted about a month and feels better with lotion and moisturizer.
50 yo f with sun damaged, rough skin. Which everyday lotion works best to moisturize skin? Do any of the lotions make skin look younger?
Protection: Start using sublock to prevent any further damage and consider drinking lots of water to hydrate and plump up the skin. Be careful retinoids cause sunburn . Moisturizers with sunscreen can also start plumping your skin. Consider laser skin care to start decreasing your sundamage and give you healthier skin. Exfoliation for your limbs will also help using scrubs and microdermabrasion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 21 years old. I have developed rashes on the side and underside of both of my breasts. How should I treat them? Lotion doesn't moisturize enough.
Hydrocortizone cream: Hydrocortison cream may help lotrison cream may be good if not see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Can I apply body lotion/ moisturizer if I have a boil on a particular body part? The lotion will be applied on the same body part. How to do it safely
Is there cream or lotion that you would recommend to firm the skin on my penile shaft and to moisturize the glans?
See details: Nothing will firm the skin. Try a hand lotion for the other. My best suggestion is to stop fixating on your penis. ...Read more
Should I let my psoriasis stay dry or moisturize it to clear it up? It seems to get redder and swollen with lotion..It is on my hand
I get very dry, itchy skin in the winter. What are some good ways to alleviate it and what should I look for in a lotion or moisturizer?
Dry skin: if symptoms are really bothersome you may want to see a dermatologist, meanwhile, try some skin care techniques: as bathing with cream soap, moisturize your skin right after, no special moisturizer, any good one can do, the idea is to trap the moisture right after hydrating your skin, hydrate you body well, and avoid prolonged sun exposure, occasional antihistamine might help too, good luck ...Read more
Topical clindamycin: This medication is designed to treat acne, so the active ingredient is an antibiotic- clindamycin which targets the germ that causes acne- P. acnes. There are other compounds in the lotion, including cetostearyl alcohol (2.5%) and isostearyl alcohol (2.5%) which could cause skin irritation. (A side effect in about 10% of patients). Talk to a dermatologist about moisturizers given your acne problem ...Read more
Non-comedogenic: I am glad to hear that you understand that despite acne or oil-prone skin, it is very important to moisturize daily. The key to a good moisturizer is to ensure it is non-comedogenic or non-pimple forming. Cetaphil, cerave, neutrogena and aveeno (oatmeal) all make great moisturizers that fall into this category. ...Read more
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