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Savlon Reaction On Genitals
I accidentally applied neosporin instead of diaper rash cream on daughter's vagina will this hurt her?
Doubtful: Some kids can have an intolerance or allergic reaction to anything you put on their skin, especially in sensitive areas.Luckily that is rare in infants and to that medication.In the future if you want to do a trial for skin sensitivity, you can put a small amt on the pad of a bandaid, apply it to a clear skin site like the back & check it over the next day.No break out,no sensitivity ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poison Oak rash. bad on armsthighhipmild bit on penishandsbits elsewhereitching getting bettertried calamine, and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) for infection?
Poison oak care: Potent topical steroid for a few days may be needed to clear the acute lesions. Clean every article which might possibly been touched by the poison oak resin with laundry detergent (shoes, clothing, car seat, car mat, tools, sports equipment ), else you will get it back again. You may try Aloe vera or Arnica but topical steroid would be your best bet. Not an infection, polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) not needed. ...Read more
Wants to know if any STDs cause a rash on the face resembling a mild allergic reaction.. Rash only on face it is not raised. Using clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) face wash?
Jock itch. Itching/burning & redness on scrotum. Also flaking skin, after rubbing flaking area it left shiny areas on that skin. Fungal or bacterial?
Here are some...: Do you have similar lesions on other parts of body especially over elbows or knees? Clinically, it may be skin fungal infection or psoriasis. For the time being, you may try topical hydrocortisone 1 % with antifungal drug like clotrimazole 1-2 times daily and see. Besides, have a doctor to take a look for confirmation. How to get these done correctly? To http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Skin biopsy chin wound, while washing accidentally removed some scab? (very thin/moist) didnt tear/bleed. put on bandaid + aquaphore. effect on healin
Take is easy: Knocking of a scab is not going to affect the healing or your health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I am experiencing genital rash, skin redness or irritation and skin rash. They appeared first on both arms then spread to legs feet thighs & genitals?
Not enough info: Many possibilities, hard to guess at the cause from this description. You'll need to see a doctor in person. Good luck! ...Read more
It can: Most dermatologist do not recommend the use of neosporin anymore. Many people are now allergic to it. It is better to use vaseline or aqua poor. ...Read more
Depends...: On cause of blister. If it's a cold sore (herpes) otc zilactin or some topical rx medication can be used. If it's truly allergic you can try a small amount of otc topical Hydrocortisone (don't swallow it), however the source of the allergy should be hunted. If you're having any shortness of breath, tongue swelling or difficulty swallowing you should go to the er now. ...Read more
Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?
Neutralization: Calamine solution contains zinc carbonate (basic ph) and ant's sting contains formic acid. The reaction between the acid and the base neutralizes the effect of the sting. Taking an oral antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin and applying a topical steroid cream also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers