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Doctor insights on: Moiturizing Lotion Medication

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How does lotion and creams help moisturize my skin?

How does lotion and creams help moisturize my skin?

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 more

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I was also recommended to moisturize with fragrant free lotion, would aveeno (oatmeal) daily moisturizing lotion be fine to use?

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

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I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

I have MRSA is there any type lotion I can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

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

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After washing your vagina should you moisturize it with lotion? If so what kind

After washing your vagina should you moisturize it with lotion? If so what kind

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

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What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

What is the best body lotion/moisturizer that is the healthiest for mild dry skin?

BEST BODY LOTION+++: THE BEST BODY LOTION/MOISTURIZER FOR YOU IS WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU!
YOU ARE UNIQUE!
TRY THEM ALL! SEE IF YOU CAN GET SAMPLES FROM THE COSMETIC COMPANIES OR MANUFACTURERS.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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My skin gets very dry even if I put lotion coconut oil anything to moisturize my skin nothing helps what should I use?

Dry skin.: Wash your hand less frequently with soap and water. Avoid using hot water. You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement. ...Read more

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Itchy after water contact, especially showers. It disappears for months and comes back. Any season, I use medicated lotion to moisturize. What's wrong?

Itchy after water contact, especially showers. It disappears for months and comes back. Any season, I use medicated lotion to moisturize. What's 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

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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?

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?

Not that I see: I didn't find any interaction issues for Airol (tretinoin) and your moisturizer, but you should definitely check with your dermatologist before using it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Eczema: It may be dry skin or eczema, inflammation of the lower parts of the skin. Try soaking in warm water, pat it dry, and then apply a thick moisturizer, such as an ointment or cream. If no improvement in the next one to two weeks, see a health professional. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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

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

No you can't.: If you have a boil or furuncle, you first need to have it treated by a doctor. Do not apply any body lotion or moisturizer on it, there is no safe way to do it but a risk to spread an skin infection. Be safe! ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

What is the best moisturizer to use with image clear cell medicated acne lotion?

Thanks for asking!: Nuetrogena acne mask. Any lotion that clearly states non-acnegenic and non-comodogenic. Don't forget to read the fine print. ...Read more

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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

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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

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

Moisturize: Moisturize will help psoriasis on hand, although the effect will be slight. Additional measures include prescription creams and ultraviolet therapy by uvb or excimer laser. This can help put the psoriasis into remission. ...Read more

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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?

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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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

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Will clindamycin phosphate lotion moisturize my face?

Will clindamycin phosphate lotion moisturize my face?

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

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Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

Does it matter what lotion or moisturizer should I use for my face (with acne)?

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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I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.

I have very itchy dry skin. What is the best soap or lotion to help moisturize? I tend to have sensitive skin.

Hypoallergenic: Cleansers or lotions that are formulated for dry sensitive skin and dermatology tested such as aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, cerave, nutraderm, eucerin, lubriderm, vanicream, burt's bees, neutrogena are all good. Be sure to avoid lotions and cleansers that contain fragrance. ...Read more

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Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Can I use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time? I will apply moisturizer. Is it safe to do so? My neck have acnes.

Calamine lotion: Is not a typical treatment for acne. Depending on the severity of your acne, you might want to wash with a BP wash, leaving the lather on for 1 minute before rinsing, and then apply adapalene gel. ...Read more

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As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

As soon as I apply any kind of moisturizer or lotion on my face, I start sweating and the lotion melts away. What do you suggest I do?

Sweating: Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) is a condition that most often affects the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, face, and underarms. Dripping-wet skin can cause embarrassment and interfere with daily activities. Treatment can be with otc meds such as sweat block and certaindri or prescription medication. ...Read more

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What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

What should I apply first? My clindamycin phosphate topical lotion or my moisturizer?

Medicated layer: Medicated creams are usually applied first, followed by moisturizers. ...Read more

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How to moisturize scrotum and penis skin? Is it safe to use moistrizers or body lotions? What can be used for this?

How to moisturize scrotum and penis skin? Is it safe to use moistrizers or body lotions? What can be used for this?

Probably okay. ..: It's probably okay to use moisturizers or body lotions to the scrotum. But, the first question is: do you need them and why do you want to use them? Known to us, skin is our first line of natural barrier defense and systemic immune system follows; both make us live well. How? That is genetic factors + healthy lifestyle. So, have a medical help to decide why you need them. At times, allergy to. .. ...Read more

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My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

My hands are really dry and every time I put lotion on it doesn't moisturizer also every time I put my hand under water it burns really bad.

Hand eczema.: You are describing a common phenomenon that occurs more often in winter due to the colder, drier weather and the more frequent hand washing. Lotion is not hydrating enough based on your symptoms of burning. You need a very hydrating ointment such as vaseline petroleum jelly with application of white cotton gloves over it. Apply nightly before bedtime and see a doctor if little of no improvement. ...Read more

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What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate. ...Read more

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Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you. ...Read more

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