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Doctor insights on: Sudocrem For Dermatitis On Face

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Can I use Mederma for insect dermatitis on face?

Can I use Mederma for insect dermatitis on face?

Mederma: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Diaper Cream (Definition)

A commercial manufacturer may formulate a cream with natural and chemically produced substances and market it as a diaper cream without rigorous fda testing. Many diaper creams have zinc oxide, vitamin a &d, glycerin or petroleum jelly. Often the purpose of the diaper cream is to separate urine and stool from the baby's skin without fostering irritation or ...Read more


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Seborrheic dermatitis on face, what to do?

Seborrheic dermatitis on face, what to do?

Likely need prescrip: Tons that have antifungals and topical steroids. Also new meds like promised work great. LED light helps a lot too ...Read more

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I'm diagnosed with dermatitis on face & neck. After 4 days I started having on my ears too. Can dermatitis spread?

I'm diagnosed with dermatitis on face & neck. After 4 days I started having on my ears too. Can dermatitis spread?

Dermatitis: Dermatitis is not contagious and dies not spread. It could be due to dry skin, allergic reaction or irritation to different areas of the skin. It should be treated with a low strength topical steroid along with a moisturizer 2/day. Avoid irritants or other skin care products as it may worsen it. ...Read more

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I am trying to get rid of seborrheic dermatitis on face, will hyaluronic acid work?

I am trying to get rid of seborrheic dermatitis on face, will hyaluronic acid work?

No: There are numerous otc products for this: when you shampoo, also wash face with hands. Head & shoulders has 2 kinds. Nizoral, (ketoconazole) selsun, others are easily found & cheap. The generics are just as good. You can get otc Miconazole cream, Clotrimazole cream Hydrocortisone cream. If it fails to respond, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does oral Prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed Prednisone for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hrs ago, still itchy.

Does oral Prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed Prednisone for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hrs ago, still itchy.

Prednisone itching: 28 M Ontario CA: Does oral prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hr ago, still itch.
This depends a bit on how old the dermatitis is. The earlier it is treated the sooner it reduces inflammation and then itching. But most reduces inflammation. 2 hours ago? Don't expect miracles. I also give low potentcy steroid cream on face. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Yes OTC: For patients with seborrheic dermatitis of the face, we suggest treatment with a low potency topical corticosteroid cream, a topical antifungal agent, or a combination of the two. ...Read more

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Is sporanox (itraconazole) an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis on face and scalp??

Is sporanox (itraconazole) an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis on face and scalp??

No: Itraconazole is an antifungal drug and will not treat seborrehic dermatitis, if that is what you have. It would be prudent to see a doctor, especially a dermatologist.

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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Lupus symptoms neg bloodwork, biopsy of facial rash showed sebhorreic dermatitis but get malar flushing. Deflated and seeking answers?

Lupus symptoms neg bloodwork, biopsy of facial rash showed sebhorreic dermatitis but get malar flushing. Deflated and seeking answers?

Maybe rosacea: Malar flushing is most commonly caused by a condition called rosacea. Many times there is a positive family history of similar symptoms. Wine, spicy foods will frequently provoke the flushing. The condition can be mild or severe depending on the degree of flushing and how often it happens. The biopsy seems to have ruled out lupus, but an immunofluresence bx
is more specific. Mirvaso may help. ...Read more

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Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?

Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?

Zinc: Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays. I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) for acne - but if it helps you then use it. ...Read more

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How could I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face?

How could I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face?

Avoidance: If you are reacting to something you are putting on your face, stop. It is difficult for many females to stop using their cosmetics, completely, until the skin heals up. Otc Hydrocortisone cream is helpful in speeding up the healing process and is safe for short term use, but ultimately avoidance is the only cure. ...Read more

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How can I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face without making it look worse?

How can I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face without making it look worse?

Time & less is more: Avoid all cosmetics, and know allergens. See a dermatologist to find out what you are allergic to and what to avoid in personal products that come into contact with your skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic and very mild to moisturize and sooth the skin. Dermatologist might prescribe medications to help lessen the symptoms. Time will allow the skin to heal. ...Read more

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I am suffering from seborrheic dermatitis, so is shaving head help in treating it or not??

Not much: It might be easier to apply topical treatments to the scalp if there isn't hair, but shaving your head won't make the seborrheic dermatitis any better. ...Read more

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Can glassea couse seboreich dermatitis on the head skin over ears? I had seboreich dermatitis last year and now came back.?

Can glassea couse seboreich dermatitis on the head skin over ears? I had seboreich dermatitis last year and now came back.?

Not from glasses: Sebborheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red scaling skin most often on the skin between the yes, around and in the ears or on the scalp. The exact cause is unknown but your glasses did not create the problem. Try Hydrocortisone to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I m 16 year old female and I have a dandruff like small spot (about 1in) in my head. When I remove it my skin turns pinkish. Is it dermatitis???

I m 16 year old female and I have a dandruff like small spot (about 1in) in my head. When I remove it my skin turns pinkish. Is it dermatitis???

Eczema or psoriasis: I am not a dermatologist and not an expert on skin conditions. However, this sounds like either eczema or psoriasis. When you have the patch but before you scrape it, make an appointment with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more