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Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help an eczema rash?

Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help an eczema rash?

No.: For eczema you will generally require a topical steroid. The required potency of the steroid will depend upon how inflammed the lesion appears to be, how long it has been present and the location. Triamcinolone is often a good choice. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Natural remedies for yeast diaper rash?

Clean/dry: Keep the area clean and dry and open to the fresh air as much as posible. May apple aloe vera. ...Read more

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Can compound ketoconazole cream treat eczema?

Can compound ketoconazole cream treat eczema?

Fungus...: Ketoconazole is used for fungal infections on the skin. Eczema is best treated with regular moisturizing cream and steroid creams/lotions such as hydrocortisone. Follow up with your doctor for a better evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) ointment cure acne?

Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) ointment cure acne?

Maybe.: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is zinc oxide, which has two principle purposes. It is very effective as a moisture barrier (hence used on a baby's bottom to prevent diaper rash) and as en effective sun block. There is some evidence that it results in a reduction in the production of sebum, the oil produced by our sebaceous skin glands. Therefore it may play a role in the treatment of acne. Check with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can clotrimazole cream treat eczema?

Can clotrimazole cream treat eczema?

Eczema: Clotrimazole is a medication used to treat fungus. Eczema is dry irritated skin and is not a fungus. Use moisturizers like cerave cream which is otc and prescription topical cortisone. See your local dermatologist for prescription topical medication. ...Read more

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Does moisturing cream lighten the skin?

Does moisturing cream lighten the skin?

Thanks for asking!: Not really, the skin lighteners are usually the hydroquiones and many botanticals that end in the word berry and kojic acid. The best defense is spf moisturizer every day and go see your dermatologist for other options like lasers, chemical peels and other devices. ...Read more

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Can black soap help eczema? Can raw shea butter help eczema?

Can black soap help eczema? Can raw shea butter help eczema?

Some help: Tar soaps have been used for eczema for a hundred years or more and can be mildly helpful for itching and the outbreak, but can be noisome cosmetically. Shea butter can be helpful by providing a lipid based moisturizing routine, but there are more elegant options that moisturize and heel skin barrier function to help eczema like the Cerave line and others. ...Read more

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Can daktacort cream lighten the skin?

Can daktacort cream lighten the skin?

Probably not: Daktacort cream is a combination of 2% Miconazole (antifungal) and 1% Hydrocortisone (steroid). Potent topical steroids can certainly lighten the skin (triamcinolone, clobetasol as examples). However, 1% Hydrocortisone is a fairly weak steroid. It is not likely to cause lightening of your skin. If you feel it has done so then i would stop it and seek an opinion from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream? An anti fungal?

What is desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream? An anti fungal?

Not antifungal: Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) is an over the counter barrier cream used to protect the skin from breakdown but has no antibiotic or antifungal properties. ...Read more

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Eczema, are there steroid cream alternatives?

Eczema, are there steroid cream alternatives?

Yes many: See your doctor for a discussion regarding what the alternatives for your skin condition include. Eczema affects many areas of the skin and scalp and there are different treatments available according to your particular situation. ...Read more

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Is fluocinolone acetonide cream good for eczema?

Is fluocinolone acetonide cream good for eczema?

Yes: It is a group iii corticosteroid which means it is potent (strong). Do not use in excess. Probably not for use on the face. To be used under doctor supervision. Used in combination with other eczema treatments such as moisturizing creams and anti itch medicine such as zyrtec (cetirizine). ...Read more

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Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

Will desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream clog pores?

No: Not ever had that happen.I also like a&d ointment, boudreaux's butt paste, calendula...As options. ...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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Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a physician who's good at this stuff. ...Read more

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Which homeopathic cream prevent acne marks?

Which homeopathic cream prevent acne marks?

"Seven 7 Cream": A product called "7 cream" contains calendula, aloe vera, shea butter, coconut, avocado, neem and manuka oils. It can help areas of skin that are damaged, inflamed, or healing. It's not a homeopathic remedy because it isn't individualized to you. But it has no parabens, is safe topically, and some of my patients have liked it. http://7cream.ca/ also available on amazon.Com. ...Read more

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Is hydrocortisone valerate cream for acne?

Is hydrocortisone valerate cream for acne?

NO: This is a steroid cream and may actually worsen acne. It is used to treat inflammation, such as a skin allergy or eczema. ...Read more

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Will desonide cure eczema?

Will desonide cure eczema?

Can help!: Desonide is a topical steroid cream that is used in certain dermatological conditions, and yes, eczema is one of them! keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so it isnt tru;y a cure, but a treatment to keep it under control. Also, using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil will also help keep your eczema under control. ...Read more

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How does silver sulfadiazine cream help with eczema?

No: That cream is usually used for second degree burns-ie when you get a blister from a burn. ...Read more

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I have eczema in back of my ears I went many times to the dctr they givd me creams, natural creams and I used but they didn't help what can I do ?

See below.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this plus the prescription steroid cream isn't enough, time to see a dermatologist! ...Read more

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The doctor has not been able to provide much more than steroid cream for eczema. Is there any natural things which work?

The doctor has not been able to provide much more than steroid cream for eczema. Is there any natural things which work?

Eczema treatment: Anythign that will keep ur child's skin moisturised helps. Try luke warm casotr ooil ove rhte non infected lesions and apply a cotton cover over it and leave it on for 30 minutes. Then gently wash it off. ...Read more

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I have been told I have eczema but I have tried all kinds of creams and ointments even shots, is there any type of natural treatment I can try inst?

ECZEMA: Eczema care begins in infancy. Babies develop eczema from food allergy. So it is introduce one by one to know the allergen. As the child grow up, there are environmental triggers that cause eczema.The moisturizers help the skin before applying steroid cream.Oatmeal baths are helpful.Allergy specialist can advise, do intradermal tests and shots to help pinpoint triggers. ...Read more

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Can e45 cream take away eczema?

Eczema: E45 affects dry skin associated with eczema. It prevents itch and is hydrophilic soaking up moisture. It is one of many products available for the treatment of eczema ...Read more

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Could eczema go away with cream?

Could eczema go away with cream?

Eczema and cream: Some eczema respond to cream some to ointment and lotion, if your eczema respond to cream , you can continue using it, if not try other types of remedy. ...Read more

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Is cinotec cream good for eczema?

Eczema treatment: Eczema is a skin inflammatory condition that varies in severity. For mild disease, you can use the cream that you mention above. Make sure to use plenty of skin moisturizer. See a local allergist or dermatologist if it is not controlled. ...Read more

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Which creams are used to treat eczema?

Steroids: Topical corticosteroids are used for eczema treatment. These include Hydrocortisone ( 1% is otc, other strengths need prescription), betamethsone, triamcinolone, mometasone, clobetasol, etc. These are all prescription. ...Read more

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Do you know any good cream for eczema?

Cream for eczema: There are several otc cream like my favorite is eucerin , or jergens would be good , for eczema you have to prevent your skin from getting dry up and sometimes you have to cover them to prevent air exposure that is cold air since it aggravates it. ...Read more

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What is a good cream to use for eczema?

What is a good cream to use for eczema?

Vanicream: Fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, Eucerin and Aquaphor are all good options. Uses 1-2 times per day, best time to apply is right after getting out of shower. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. I like Dove white bar. ...Read more

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What is the best cream available for eczema?

What is the best cream available for eczema?

1% Hydrocortisone cr: For a child older than a few months, with mild to moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, available at most stores, and works well. A daily moisturizing cream used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema & to prevent return of the rash. Examples: cetaphil, cerave, eucerin. Some people avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances. ...Read more

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My eczema cream isn't working anymore. Why is that?

My eczema cream isn't working anymore. Why is that?

Eczema: Emollients like vaseline and aquaphor should be part of the child's daily routine, at least once a day and more often with skin flares. In terms of efficiency, ointments are more efficacious than creams which in turn are more efficacious than lotions. For more info: http://www.Nationaleczema.Org/living-with-eczema/bathing-moisturizing. ...Read more

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What is the best superpotent cream for atopic eczema?

What is the best superpotent cream for atopic eczema?

Many: Every patient responds differently...Aquaphor, jojoba oil, calendula are a few. I found one called "good on ya"...You can google it...May work. Arbonne makes some great creams. A company called si jin bao has one called schmoove that is amazing as well. Diet changes, cod liver oil, probiotics may help. Seeing a homeopath or chinese medicine practitioner can help it heal from the inside out as well. ...Read more

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What are your favorite creams to treat eczema on baby?

What are your favorite creams to treat eczema on baby?

Cerave. Aveeno (oatmeal): Either cerave or aveeno (oatmeal) would be appropriate. However if this is not enough use Hydrocortisone cream. For resistant eczema see pediatrician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best ointment or cream for eczema?

Cortisone: For over the counter use, 1% Hydrocortisone cream or ointment can be useful, but not very strong. You may need a prescription-strength one from your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of creams do you put on for really bad eczema?

What kind of creams do you put on for really bad eczema?

Eczema: The best moisturizers are in ointment form which is more effective than creams which are more effective than lotions.Having said that, try vaseline and/or aquaphor first. ...Read more

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What can I do for my Eczema besides using the cream I was given?

Moisturize: Keep skin clean with gentle c leanser, warm not hot shower or bath, and liberal use of a moisturiser immediately after bathing to keep skin hydrated ...Read more

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What is the best oral medication for eczema? Creams arent enough...

Oral meds for eczema: If eczema is severe enough to require oral medications, immunosuppressive drugs like neoral, CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) and others can be used, but we try our best to make patients feel better without. Prednisone makes eczema better but it will flare again as soon as Prednisone is done. Keeping a person on Prednisone long term can have drastic consequences to his/her health. Many topical meds to help with eczema. ...Read more

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I would like to know what kind of cream would you use if you have eczema?

I would like to know what kind of cream would you use if you have eczema?

Cortisone creams: In additioin to using mild soaps and moisturizers, you may need to use cortisone creams or ointments(look like vaseline). There are many different strengths avaiiiable depending on how severe your case is. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more