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What over-the-counter lotion would you reccomend for dermititus?

What over-the-counter lotion would you reccomend for dermititus?

Hydrocortisone: For most cases of allergic dermatitis, Hydrocortisone works fine. Don't understimate the power of petroleum jelly, however. This can work wonders both to protect the skin and trap moisture in. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

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


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What is the best treatment for severely dry skin over-the-counter lotion?

What is the best treatment for severely dry skin over-the-counter lotion?

Amlactin: Shea butter can be helpful too. If its not too bad I recommend lubriderm as a regular lotion. ...Read more

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Best over-the-counter lotion for really dry hands and feet?

Best over-the-counter lotion for really dry hands and feet?

See answer: The american academy of dermatology recommend: ointments and creams are more effective and less irritating than lotions. Look for a cream or ointment that contains an oil such as olive oil or jojoba oil. Shea butter also works well. Other ingredients that help to soothe dry skin include lactic acid, urea, hyaluronic acid, dimethicone, glycerin, lanolin, mineral oil, and petrolatum. ...Read more

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Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Eye care: Eye is very delicate organ and the skin around it is, too. If you are really having Eczema please talk to your PMD for help. If you need OTC eye care to decrease wrinkle then different products are available depending on your budget. ...Read more

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Is there a lotion for herpes on stomach, back, and chest over-the-counter without perscription?

Is there a lotion for herpes on stomach, back, and chest over-the-counter without perscription?

If you have herpes: Zoster which it sounds like you need Valtrex (valacyclovir) pills that will get rid of it the fastest, u can use zovirax ointment u need a script for both, so see your doc or a doc. ...Read more

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Since im allergic to calamine lotion an poison ivy what over-the-counter products may I use?

Since im allergic to calamine lotion an poison ivy what over-the-counter products may I use?

Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) lotion: You can try topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) lotion/cream, or a mild cortisone cream (0.5% if covering large area, 1% ok if localized / small areas). Try one at a time & see how they work for you. If neither, will need zyrtec + Pepcid (generics ok) +/- prescribed steroid pills. See urgent care if no relief. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. White in color. Like watered down lotion. I am out of town until June 27th. I assume yeast (only had 1 before). What over the counter product should I use? Monistat? 3 days or 7?

I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge. White in color. Like watered down lotion. I am out of town until June 27th. I assume yeast (only had 1 before). What over the counter product should I use? Monistat? 3 days or 7?

Many causes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is reasonable to try an over the counter year medication if you are having itching and irritation ...Read more

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I have hardened skin on two my fingers & after some time it get cracked and bleed, very painful. I tried hand lotion and other over the counter creams, but no luck. I am not sure, if this is hand eczema or something else. Need some advice on medicine.

I have hardened skin on two my fingers & after some time it get cracked and bleed, very painful. I tried hand lotion and other over the counter creams, but no luck. I am not sure, if this is hand eczema or something else. Need some advice on medicine.

Hand eczema?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information. So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy. My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. Hand eczema can be severe, and water is your deadly enemy. Washing your hands frequently and using ...Read more

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How to control seborrheic dermatitis over the counter?

How to control seborrheic dermatitis over the counter?

Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast. Such treatments include nizoral, (ketoconazole) head and shoulders, and selsun blue. Tar shampoos and corticosteroids can be used as well. This condition rarely results in hair loss. Treating the dandruff, usually clears the dry scalp. One can use scalp oils. ...Read more

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How to control seborrheic dermatitis over the counter?

How to control seborrheic dermatitis over the counter?

Shampoos: Over the counter shampoos that may help seborrheic dermatitis include head & shoulders, nizoral, (ketoconazole) selsun blue, and neutrogena t/gel. Sometimes cycling shampoos over time helps control this condition better. If these are not helping, consult a dermatologist for prescription treatment options. ...Read more

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Is there seborrheic dermatitis treatment which could be bought over the counter?

Dandruff treatment: Dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that can be treated but not cured. It tends to flare with season changes and when a person is experiencing stress. Over the counter dandruff shampoos are a good place to start treating dandruff and most of the time do a good job helping. Severe dandruff needs to be seen by a doctor for some prescriptions and for possible tests. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter facial cleanser & moisturizer for peri oral dermatitis? Thanks.

What is the best over-the-counter facial cleanser & moisturizer for peri oral dermatitis? Thanks.

Cetaphil: The product line includes gentle cleansers and moisturizers, and is widely available. More importantly look into the cause of the perioral dermatitis. Avoid whitening toothpastes and dental products. Steroids- including topical, nasal and oral inhalors- can also cause this condition. See link: http://www. Aocd. Org/? page=PerioralDermatitis ...Read more

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I would just like to know of an excellent over the counter cream or creams that would help with the case of dermatitis on my legs/ankle. Thank you.

I would just like to know of an excellent over the counter cream or creams that would help with the case of dermatitis on my legs/ankle. Thank you.

No such thing: As excellent cream for dermatitis OTC, dermatitis cause need to be sorted out first, kindly see a dermatologist or start with your primary doctor, good luck ...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