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Neostrata Face Cream Plus
Used retin A (tretinoin) twice on penis head...skin burned, reddish and sore patches. applying Vaseline, moisturizer for 3 days. can I apply Betnovate ointment?
Stop: I have no idea why you want to put Retin A (tretinoin) on your penis head since there is no wrinkle there. If anything, try topical hydrocortisone for a few days to calm the inflammation down (I presume however that Betnovate is a brand of cortisone containing betamethasone . If so, it is ok to use it once a day for 3-4 days but no more). ...Read more
Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...Read more
Can I use medicated toner and aha lotion alternate w/ retinoid cream at night for my face because of its redness and pimples on my face?
You can: You can and hopefully you will eventually staycclear. ...Read more
Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?
Zinc: Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays.I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) for acne - but if it helps you then use it. ...Read more
Yes: This a a great combination...Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Does my pigmentation goes with hydroquinone, oxybenzone, octinoxate cream and mometasone furoate cream ip?
Be careful: Each cream is for something different. Some on your list is for acne and some is for hyperpigmentation and the steroid cream is for inflammation but it can thin your skin. The others can cause sun burn so only use at night and put it only on the area it is prescribed for. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which one should I use for sensitive skin? Benzoyl peroxide acne cream or salicylic acid acne cream?
Benzyl/salicylic aci: One has to try benzyl proxide low strength like 2.5% and if tolerated can be increased to 5%., not cream but wash .But if not tolerated than you can try 1%salicylic acid and can be increased to 2% if tolerated. You have to try what your skin can tolearate, it varies from perso0n to person.If in doubt, consult your md/dermatologist. ...Read more
Depending on...: ...The disease we are treating, it may be appropriate. For healthy skin, no, it is not. ...Read more
I wash my face with face wash containing salicylic acid and then apply a benzoyle peroxide cream can I add in a glycolic acid cream too?
Can I use kiehl's ultra facial toner before applying retin-a 0.01% cream on to my face? The toner is alcohol free. Do i need moisturizer over retinol?
Yes you can: Use your toner immediately after you wash your face in the evenng.Wait 5to10 minuteso make sure there is no moisture on your skin and then use your retn a cream.Yes you can use moisturizer over it afterwards and that is ok. ...Read more
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