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Doctor insights on: Panthenol Uses

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Can I use panthenol as a mosturizer on my face while having acne ?

Can I use panthenol as a mosturizer on my face while having acne ?

Moisturizer: Yes panthenol can be used as a moisturizer when your skin gets to dry from your acne medicine. ...Read more

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Is Panthenol Luna Shampoo good for dandruff? Because sometimes when I use it my hair fall, how much should I use it if it is good?

Is Panthenol Luna Shampoo good for dandruff? Because sometimes when I use it my hair fall, how much should I use it if it is good?

No: Neither sea kelp nor any vitamins help dandruff. They take advantage of people with exaggerated claims. If you have dandruff, not psoriasis, shampoo daily in the shower. There are various effective shampoos containing selenium, zinc pyrethium, ketoconazole, salicylic acid, tar. If this is not effective, see a dermatologist ...Read more

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Is panthenol good for minor acne problems ?

Is panthenol good for minor acne problems ?

Possibly: There are reports of some benefit. Looks like you are already on retin a (tretinoin) which has an excellent track record in the treatment of acne. ...Read more

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Sunburned face peeled 2 weeks ago and I still have red irritated skin underneath. Using panthenol cream and aloe vera. What more can I do?

Sunburned face peeled 2 weeks ago and I still have red irritated skin underneath. Using panthenol cream and aloe vera. What more can I do?

Keep the area moist: The best treatment for a superficial sunburn is to keep the area moist through the use of water-based ointments, such as bacitracin, neosporin, or aquaphor. I would recommend discontinuing the panthenol cream for now, and using aquaphor or bacitracin 2-3 times daily for the next 1-2 weeks. The redness should fade with time as the healing process progresses. ...Read more

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What is epaderm use for?

Epaderm: This consists of emulsifying wax, yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin - it is applied to dry skin and it acts as a barrier preventing loss of water. Hence the skin stays moist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more

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Is it charity to use chip?

Is it charity to use chip?

CHIP: The children’s health insurance program (chip) provides health coverage for children whose families can’t afford private health insurance but who make too much money to be eligible for medicaid. I guess the answer to your question depends on your definition of charity. ...Read more