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Sarna Anti Itch Lotion
How long can you use sarna sensitive lotion on glans and under penis no itching dry scarred senseituve skin lotion was given by Dr. At u.p.m.c?
Not a steroid: Since Sarna Sensitive isn't a steroid, there's no hard & fast time limit for its use. As long as you have this problem, you can continue to use the Sarna Sensitive as directed. If the condition starts getting worse, however, you should discontinue the Sarna Sensitive and see your doctor again. ...Read more
What can I use to stop myself from scratching I used premethrin cream but itching is really bad can I use clear anti itch lotion?
What can I do to stop a rash from itching due to gorilla glue getting on my skin. I have tried an anti itch cream, a&d cream, and also just plain white lotion. Nothing seems to be helping. The rash looks like small bumps on my skin. But is very itchy and
Vinegar compresses: Try using cool compresses with vinegar. Add one two tablespoons to a basin of water, leave the compress on for twenty to thirty minutes. Vinegar acts as an astringent and is very soothing. ...Read more
Is sarna lotion a over the counter cream and is it known to be fairly effective for shingles itch?
I have dermographia and am suffering w itch n swelling even my vagina swells when having sex n makes it hurt I was told sarna lotion but nope help?
Evaluation is key: You have a fairly uncommon condition given the location of the problem. I would suggest seeing a specialist in allergy/patch testing. You may need to be on antihistamines and leukotriene inhibitors (singulair), you may also need a topical steroid. I do not think that sarna is going to be the answer to all these issues. See a specialist soon! ...Read more
Why do I itch?: It is impossible to know why you itch as there are so many causes. Itching from a lotion or cream would be localized to the areas in which the cream or lotion was applied. Allergic reactions to medications or foods are usually more generalized (all over). ...Read more
Showers: Try turning down the temperature of your showers. Too hot showers may cause itching. A second problem may be your lotion. Use hypoallergenic lotion ...Read more
My back itches a lot everyday only in the winter. I tried a lot of lotions but nothing is helping me. What do you recommend?
I get small several acne on face. It itches if I leave my face dry but when I apply lotion I beakout. Any help thanks!?
Change soap: You might want to use less soap or change soaps, which can dry out the skin. Also, you might want to dry a different lotion, one with as few perfumes as possible. ...Read more
The heels of my feet itches all the time especially at night. I've tried lotions but it dosent help any. Can u tell me what will n what's the cause.?
Many possibilities: Itching to the bottoms of the feet can be due to many causes, including infection or allergies. Best to see your doctor to determine the exact cause before implementing a treatment plan. ...Read more
If I was diagnosed with ringworm and the selenium lotion didn't clean up my light patches since I'm black, and my skin still itches. What should I do?
Lotrimin (clotrimazole): Or generic clotrmazole.Get a more detailed answer ›
Use Sarna lotion on her. Today its stinging and continues to make her itchy. It's not red or swollen I stop using it. Could her skin be resistant?
Sarna use: Sarna contains menthol (0.5%) and camphor (0.5%) which some people may not tolerate or could sting if there is any open skin. It is designed to help a "general itch" from dry skin, insect bites, sunburn or contact with poison ivy/oak/sumac. First try using a thick moisturizing cream (CeraVe) or emollient (Aquaphor), and you may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription if it doesn't improve. ...Read more
My right arm itches but no rash, sensitive to touch, pain have tried calimine lotion but doesn't help?
Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My nose burns and my face itches, and occasionally burns too. I have put lotion, oil, and ice on it... It still hurts.?
Some inflammation?: Facial sensations of burning and itching may be from some inflammation/irritations. A person with such symptoms may benefit from Hydrocortisone 1% cream twice a day for a week. Meanwhile, she can make an appointment with her primary care doctor or a dermatologist to have her face looked at. Sometimes, certain ingredients in foods, plants, cosmetics, soaps, etc... Can cause such symptoms. ...Read more
The rash on my chest is red and it goes to skin colored as it heads to my right and itches whether I put neo or lotion. I need to know. Please help?
Dr. Can look at it: Red spots can be from many causes, such as: viral infections, other infections, medication causes, strep throat, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means any rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance needs to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Got dry itchy patch on side of nipple it itches at times on left side what can it b e and what to use and can it be the winter cold or somethin else I lotion everyday still itchy?
Itchy patch: Dryness certainly can cause itchiness. If moisturizing lotion doesn't afford any relief, try a mild cortisone type cream sparingly. Perhaps a soft gauze will protect the nipple skin from being affected by your bra. Discuss this symptom with your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
My right arm hurts, itches but no rash, sencitive to touch. Have tried calimine lotion but does not help.?
My second toe on my right foot itches to he point where it hurts to scratch it. I've tried unscented lotion but it does nothing. What could help?
Left ankle is very flaky, dry, red and itches ever so often. When I scratch, it becomes very painful and stings to out lotion on. What could it be?
33yo, f, healthy/no allergy. Torso's been itching, now my back for 1mo (?), especially at night. No rash or bumps. Applied lotion, still itches. Plshelp
Usually dryness: As long as no other symptoms (fever aches fatigue etc). ..Could be mild reaction to soaps detergents etc. Try a few weeks dove soap sensitive skin. (o oil of olay)no body wash. All free/clear detergent frequent moisturizing (eucerin cerave curel vanicream) maybe Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec for itching (read all labels) if no better few weeks see your dr. ...Read more
I have redness around my nose, mouth, and checks, it itches and burns I tried cocoa butter lotion and vasoline
I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.
Acute hives: This is called acute urticaria (chronic if over 6 wks duration) which may be caused by a viral infection, drug allergy, or other factors. Most can be controlled by taking an antihistamine. If not controlled with antihistamine or lasting more than 6 wks, consult an allergist. Stop any drug or supplement introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset if applicable. ...Read more
Itchiness on scrotum and penis, comes and goes when I put aveeno (oatmeal) lotion makes it better but still itches plz tell me any suggestions Tia Doctor?
COULD BE SOAP OR LAUNDRY DETERGENT.
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN GOING ON?
PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. SOON ...Read more
I have red bumps around waste, arms, legs, buttocks. They take weeks to heal and scab dark after. I get itches. I have used Iverzine lotion. Bug bite?
I have a yeast infection and took the medicine I was given... They said to use an anti itch cream to stop the itching but now it itches and burns more?
Have a really bad razor burn all over my legs that itches like crazy bc I used an old razor. Anti-itch cream doesn't help. Help please!
Razor burn: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. > ...Read more
I have a rash on my stomach near my belt line I put anti itch cream and it won't go away. It itches? Do I need anti fungal cream?
Impossible to say: It is impossible to say without being able to see the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more
What should I do about a rash I got after I underwent a medical procedure? Allergy pills and anti-itch lotion seem to work briefly but what else?
Keep up: With the lotion and allergy pills, this will eventually resolve. ...Read more