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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 do you suggest if my dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic,hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars?

What do you suggest if my dermatologist recommend me to use dermosalic,hydrocortisone and kenacomb for acne scars?

Do What He says: If you have already seen a dermatologist and he/she has recommended a treatment, I would do that and see if it works. If it doesn't work go back and tell them that. DO you have questions about side effects? Otherwise I am not sure what else you are asking. ...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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Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Can I purchase an over the counter cream to treat ringworm?

Clotrimazole : Topical Cream, see if that can be purchased OTC in your area, read the labels carefully, if no improvement, you ought to see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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What cream should I use to lighten up the color of my skin is there any brand you would recommend?

What cream should I use to lighten up the color of my skin is there any brand you would recommend?

Hydroquinone: Hydroquinone is the active ingredient in most creams that are effective in lightening skin. There are numerous otc products, but most are of limited efficacy. Prescription hydroquinone creams work better. The highest safe strength is 4% - above that, paradoxical skin *darkening* has been reported. Insurance won't cover lightening creams because they are not considered "medically necessary.". ...Read more

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I have ringworm of the skin. Ive used over-the-counter topicals and it is continuing to spread. Would you suggest an oral prescription?

I have ringworm of the skin. Ive used over-the-counter topicals and it is continuing to spread. Would you suggest an oral prescription?

Tinea corporis: Tinea corporis is the medical term for ringworm. Athlete's foot, Men's Jock itch are also caused by the same fungal types. The infection likely runs too deep for the topicals to penetrate. Oral medications like fluconazole, terbinafine or itraconazole work really well. Your doctor should monitor your liver during treatment and you should be pregnant or breast-feeding while taking any of this. ...Read more

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As a doctor do you recommend your patient to use cream hair removal on the face and what kind of words or ingredient I look for the best cream thanks?

As a doctor do you recommend your patient  to use cream hair removal on the face and what kind of words or ingredient I look for the best cream thanks?

Creams can be irrita: Facial hair is best treated with electrolysis if you want it to be permanent. Facial creams can be irritating and cause other facial problems. I would not recommend a cream for this purpose. A question would be, why do you have facial hair. Does it need to be investigated further? There may be an underlying problem with your hormones. This would require different treatment. Further history is req ...Read more

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Hello, what would you recommend for the most effective OTC treatment for folliculitis on the buttocks?

Hello, what would you recommend for the most effective OTC treatment for folliculitis on the buttocks?

OTC-may not work: You can try using a 50/50 combination of Neosporin(triple antibiotic ointment) and 1% hydrocortisone cream mixed together and applied with a glove or large Q-tip: may help a bit; however, if not improving within 3 days, see your physician for antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

What are some over the counter medicine i can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem. ...Read more

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What over the counter vitamin can i purchase to help with inflammation for atshma?

What over the counter vitamin can i purchase to help with inflammation for atshma?

Asthma: Your asthma has been diagnosed? What has been prescribed for your asthma? You can increase your intake of magnesium. Magnesium asks as a smooth mule relaxant for your bronchioles. ...Read more

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What the best effective antifungal cream can you recommend to my atheletes foot thanks?

What the best effective antifungal cream can you recommend  to my atheletes foot thanks?

Clotrimazole: I find that clotrimazile 1% works well for me; i would just continue using it once a day to prevent recurrence;. ...Read more

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What if I use the steroid cream less than doctor recommended for eczema?

What if I use the steroid cream less than doctor recommended for eczema?

Wise choice: You sound like wisepatient lesser steroid the better, natural aloe does the same trick. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good natural treatment for eczema, don't want to use hydrocortisones?

Can you recommend a good natural treatment for eczema, don't want to use hydrocortisones?

Eczema care: Get cerave or cristco shortening and long rolls of gauze. Lather up the ghoo on the skin and wrap it lightly overnight and do it nightly until the skin is well moisturized and then apply the moisturizer daily twice a day especially after a shower and don't use hot water when you shower. ...Read more