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Lubriderm advanced therapy lotion good for dry skin?? Been using Aveeno (oatmeal) right after the shower still dry... How can I prevent chicken skin spots??

Lubriderm advanced therapy lotion good for dry skin?? Been using Aveeno (oatmeal) right after the shower still dry... How can I prevent chicken skin spots??

Other creams help: For rough bumps (or "chicken skin" or keratosis pilaris), it's helpful to use a moisturizer with a "keratolytic" ingredient -- this breaks down the more thick rough skin that sometimes builds up in pores and leads to rough bumps. Keratolytics include salicylic acid, ammonium lactate, and urea. Cerave SA cream and Amlactin are two over the counter examples that have one of those ingredients. ...Read more

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For years I've had red, itchy bumps on my skin appear at random. Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema cream seems to work - eczema or bumps caused by chronic dehydration?

For years I've had red, itchy bumps on my skin appear at random. Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema cream seems to work - eczema or bumps caused by chronic dehydration?

Here are some...: Your described skin changes most times come with no identifiable cause, but personal "dry" skin - rare at 20 - may worsen the itching. So, continue same care and see. As to water consumption, please peruse articles in http://formefirst. Com/waterdrink. Html. For how to follow other health-related issues, follow instruction described in http://formefirst. Com/waterdrink. Html. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

Dove, Caress & Ivory: Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash, like most soaps, find its' way into the vagina changing the pH and enhancing your yeast infection. Dove, Caress, and Ivory are mild and will not affect the pH of the vagina if used ONLY on the outside of your vagina on the skin. (vulva). ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) the best skin care?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) the best skin care?

One of many: Aveeno (oatmeal) does make good products for skin and most of them are non-comedogenic (don't cause breakouts). However, there are many great brands of moisturizers and other products for your skin. ...Read more

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Is aveeno (oatmeal) good for sensitive skin?

Is aveeno (oatmeal) good for sensitive skin?

Eucerin: Aveeno (oatmeal) may br allright but I typically recommend eucerin as lotion for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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I have sensitive skin. Which is better for me: aveeno (oatmeal) or cetaphil?

I have sensitive skin. Which is better for me: aveeno (oatmeal) or cetaphil?

Either: Unless you are allergic to a specific ingredient in either one, both aveeno (oatmeal) and cetaphil have very good sensitive skin formulations. See which feels best for you. ...Read more

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My whole body is itchy no matter what. I have used aveeno (oatmeal) lotion many times daily and I still itch everywhere. My skin is soft, not dry. Relief?

My whole body is itchy no matter what. I have used aveeno (oatmeal) lotion many times daily and I still itch everywhere. My skin is soft, not dry. Relief?

Many causes: Generalized itching (pruritis), in the absence of any visible abnormalities of the skin, can be due to occult (hidden) systemic illness such as malignancies and liver/biliary disorders. However, often times no definite cause is found. Anxiety, stress and psychiatric disorders can often cause itching. Medications can cause itching.

For Advice for dealing with itching SEE: http://bit. Ly/1u0iDFO ...Read more

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Why aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser/moisturizer is best for sensitive, combination skin?

Limited ingredients: Aveeno (oatmeal) and cetaphil from otc use very few products. Physician grade skin care would be avene its great for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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What SPF number is best for my very pale 6 week old? Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby SPF 55 ok to use? I've heard if the # is too high it can burn their skin.

Sunscreen: You can use sunscreen on an infant less than 6m of age. Although it is recommended to keep your infant out of the sun. As they have very sensitive skin and can burn very easily. Spf of 30 ok. But keep baby covered. Shade. Long sleeves' long bottoms, hat. ...Read more

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Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Would you recommend aveeno (oatmeal) products or tea trill skin line from the body shop for acne and oily skin?

Your choice: Aveeno (oatmeal) has some pricey, relatively weak salicylic acid glamourized with soy for some reason. Tea tree as an oil that's an estrogen and has made guys grow breasts. How abut getting serious? If topical benzoyl peroxide (dirty-cheap) as tolerated hasn't cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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What products would you reccomend for acne? Biore, proactive, clean and clear, aveeno (oatmeal)? I have acne, blackheads, and oily skin

What products would you reccomend for acne? Biore, proactive, clean and clear, aveeno (oatmeal)? I have acne, blackheads, and oily skin

See your doctor: There are many types of therapy depending on what type of acne you have. You should follow medical advice carefully to get best results with no side effects ...Read more

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My 1 year old is using aveeno (oatmeal) and derma smoothe from his dermatologist for his eczema. It's not working. Skin is blotchy. What can I do?

My 1 year old is using aveeno (oatmeal) and derma smoothe from his dermatologist for his eczema. It's not working. Skin is blotchy. What can I do?

Eczema: My advice on handling eczema is to limit the time in the bath tub, water is the enemy of eczema. To use aveeno (oatmeal), (oatmeal) cetaphil or dove sensitive skin soap only. To moisturize 2-3 times a day with cetaphil, aveeno (oatmeal) or aquaphor. And to use a steroid cream on the worst areas sparingly once daily. I hope this helps :) ...Read more

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It all started with a small rash a week ago. The skin is dry and red. A little bit flaky thick and itchy. I put aveeno (oatmeal) eczema cream and still the same?

It all started with a small rash a week ago. The skin is dry and red. A little bit flaky thick and itchy. I put aveeno (oatmeal) eczema cream and still the same?

Need to examine: It is difficult to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesion. However, it may be ring worm and you may wish to try over the counter remedy for ring worm. ...Read more

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My skin on my face gets severely dry, red, & flakey, esp on my chin, under my eyebrows, & above upper lip. Any suggestions, besides aveeno (oatmeal) & aquaphor?

My skin on my face gets severely dry, red, & flakey, esp on my chin, under my eyebrows, & above upper lip. Any suggestions, besides aveeno (oatmeal) & aquaphor?

Dermatitis: It sounds like you have a condition called seborrhic dermatitis. It is caused by over active skin oil, glands in the areas you describe. Infrequent use of a cortisone cream your doctor can prescribed is the best way to keep it under control. Cortisone should not be used for more than a week or so at a time on the face. Consult with your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I use hot water to bathe in winters. Could it be the reason of dry and itchy skin. Am using almond oil & aveeno (oatmeal) but nor much help. Advise pls.

I use hot water to bathe in winters. Could it be the reason of dry and itchy skin. Am using almond oil & aveeno (oatmeal) but nor much help. Advise pls.

Hot water OK: After a long soak in shower or bath-----fingers wrinkled-----use a CERAMIDE cream within 3 minutes. Aveeno (oatmeal) ECZEMA or Eucerin ECZEMA. Also rub in the same cream several times a day. Or just move to Hawaii. Also avoid caustic soaps. Skin cleansers made for dry skin are produced as Dove, Olay, Aveeno (oatmeal), Eucerin Cetaphil. ...Read more

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I have a huge tub of almactin alpha hydroxy lotion... Do you recommend this over Aveeno (oatmeal) body lotion? Very dry skin, chicken spots on legs, suggestions

I have a huge tub of almactin alpha hydroxy lotion... Do you recommend this over Aveeno (oatmeal) body lotion? Very dry skin, chicken spots on legs, suggestions

NO: There are several kinds of Aveeno (oatmeal). There are several products like Amlactin. Use the one[s] you like best. Determine by cost, availability, smell, and especially by feel. Generics are fine. ...Read more

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My skin is dry/itchy. Started using Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash/lotion. I have tiny dot pimples on my legs look like ingrown hairs, how to prevent?? Flakey skin

My skin is dry/itchy. Started using Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash/lotion. I have tiny dot pimples on my legs look like ingrown hairs, how to prevent?? Flakey skin

Dry skin/eczema: It's recommended to use plain white moisturizers two times a day, use less warm wate for bath or showers, use soaps or bath gel for sensitive skin (better to go with in colored and non fragrant or non scented, also gently tapping skin to dry than rubbing with towel is also recommended. See your doctor or skin specialist if not improving, sooner if worse. ...Read more

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What are benefits of bananas and oatmeal for skin?

What are benefits of bananas and oatmeal for skin?

Bananas: Eating bananas is healthy for its nutritional value and because it may prevent cellulite from forming. Potassium in bananas prevents the body from retaining excess fluids. It also aids in the release of toxins in the body to decrease and prevent cellulite. Bananas are a good nutritious snack, but beware: one small banana contains 90 calories, according to the thecaloriecounter. Com. ...Read more

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Does oatmeal have any side effect when taking it everyday for skin?

Does oatmeal have any side effect when taking it everyday for skin?

Oatmeal: Oat bran is likely safe for most people, including pregnant and breast-feeding women. It can cause intestinal gas and bloating. To minimize side effects, start with a low dose and increase slowly to the desired amount. Your body will get used to oat bran and the side effects will likely go away. ...Read more

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What does oatmeal cleanser do for dry skin?

Cleans it: Cleansers clean the skin; the ones with oatmeal may be a bit less drying than ordinary soap, but not much. There are also oatmeal powders (to put in bathwater) and oatmeal moisturizing lotions, so if your goal is to moisturize dry skin, they would be a better choice. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.

Yes: Any soap that does not have antibacterial/deodrant/or heavy scent (unscented best), with a maoisturizer will do. Oatmeal can be drying otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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What are effects of oatmeal bath on skin?

What are effects of oatmeal bath on skin?

Itching: It is a time honored method of stopping generalized itching--- doesn't always work! ...Read more

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Will an oatmeal bath help with atopic skin?

Yes for itching: It does not address the cause that is a shortaged of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Consult a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Does oatmeal bath stuff really help dry skin?

Minimize Itchiness: It may minimize itching with makes dry skin worse. ...Read more

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