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The best thing for raw skin in the groin area is?

The best thing for raw skin in the groin area is?

Depends on cause: It depends on the cause. If you have a common fungal infection causing itchy, irritated skin, then an anti fungal cream can help. If it is a minor dermatitis, than a steroid cream. Best o get evaluated so the proper treatment can be rx'd, best wishes. ...Read more

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Can I use mayo, raw eggs for hydrating my skin?

Can I use mayo, raw eggs for hydrating my skin?

Sure.: Take yolk of a raw egg, add a tablespoon of (full fat not fat free) mayonnaise or yogurt (add ½ teaspoon of almond oil if using yogurt). Apply to skin and scalp lightly and let it dry. Wash it off with cold water. Or you could just by a good emollient lotion and apply it after showering, while your skin is still wet. The latter is a much easier method, in my humble opinion. ...Read more

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I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?

I bought raw kojic acid in order to lighten my skin but i don't know what I should use to dilute it. ?

Not typical: Interestingly the logic acid used by aestheticians is typically prepared in a cream base or ointment. There is no typical percentage or concentrations quoted which is unlike retinoids or hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Is raw honey good or bad for skin? It's in the natural pH range for skin, but I've heard that one should keep facial skin away from acidic substances.

Is raw honey good or bad for skin? It's in the natural pH range for skin, but I've heard that one should keep facial skin away from acidic substances.

Raw Honey?: Sounds a bit sticky to me. All joking aside though, there are probably much better things to put on your skin than raw honey. There are products out there that contain honey as an ingredient (milk and honey preparations, for example), but that is not the only ingredient. If you want to do it, I would avoid the face. It would probably be irritating to facial tissue. Try on arms first. Good luck. ...Read more

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Scratched my skin raw, won't go away?

Scratched my skin raw, won't  go away?

See a dermatologist: Indicate that it is URGENT when you call. You need a diagnosis immediately. There are many possible causes, with different treatments. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is NOT one of them. It is useful primarily as a sleeping pill. It will not reduce itch except by sedation. Do not take this if you leave the house. ...Read more

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Best treatments for rubbed raw skin?

2 fold: First you need mental health treatment to stop this type of behavior. It is usually due to anxiety and this can cause atopic dermatitis. Discuss this in detail with your doctor. Second you need first aid initially then long term treatment to help heal it and avoid infection. Clean it thoroughly using hydrogen peroxide and apply neopsporin until you see a doctor. ...Read more