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Statistics Ice Cream
No: Ice cream, although universally desired, has not been shown to provide definitive and reproducible benefit to bronchitis sufferers. On a related but somewhat different topic, although milk products have been implicated to worsen coughs, this is generally felt to be an old wive's tale. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the absolute best non RX cream for keeping acne at bay? Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, or something else?
No: Creams do not remove scars.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which one works best for ice pick scars or box scars on face? Mederma Scar gel or Scarzone Scar Diminishing Cream SPF 15, 1 oz?
Re the issue of ice pack vs heat pack for someone with costochrondritis?Tried a heat pack - disappointed, ice pack seems better, what does each offer?
Ice..,: costochondritis is often helped w/ NSAIDs ( Ibuprofen , for example) and ice packs or ice massage to the affected rib, especially when symptoms are of recent origin or after exercise . Ice 'vasoconstricts' ( decreases size of blood vessels ) and thus often improves the swelling associated w/ costochondritis. Additionally it may help to 'numb' the affected area and lessen the pain . Best of Luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Veiantta mint Ice cream in pregnancy can you eat , say It say reconstituted skimmed milk in bk of Ice cream is that safe
I use sunscreen& either burn or breakout. Use fluticasone propionate cream, calamin lotion, lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) cream on sunburn? If not wants good to use?
Apply cool...: ...Washcloths often, and take Ibuprofen to decrease the pain and inflammation. If you burn after applying a sunscreen, you are not using one that is strong enough, or applying it often enough. Breakouts are usually from the vehicle. So choose a spray or thin lotion with a high spf (55 or higher) and apply it often while you are in the sun. ...Read more
1 year daughtr,diper rash,apply cream,get worse,apply olive oil,lil better,again cream get bad,now olive oil,remain same, that cream worked always but?
Diaper rash: You don't say how long this is going on, or what cream you are using..but whenever you have a diaper rash that got better and then got worse or one that is lasting a long time, you need to think that it is yeast. Give your daughter's doctor a call in the morning. In the meantime, I'd stop putting stuff on it and just let things "air dry" for a while. ...Read more
What works better than calamine lotion or cortizone (hydrocortisone) cream for poison ivy rashes?
Yes: It will decrease the swelling and itching but you also need to use an antifungal. ...Read more
Can I use 1% silver sulfadiazine cream of poison izy rash? If so, do I continue to use calamine lotion?
USELESS: Silver sulfadiazine will not relieve you in any way. Calamine lotion is barely effective. "Poison" ivy is a violent reaction which will occur only on those allergic to it and only where the sap came on the skin. A prescription strength cortisone is very effective. Clobetasol gel or augmented betamethasone cream,. OK to wash. No special soap makes any difference. Not contagious. Will not spread. ...Read more