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What Over The Counter Lotion Would You Reccomend For Dermititus
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
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 have a photo allergic reaction to sunscreen. I have tried sprays and lotions (all over the counter products). What do you recommend I use?
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
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
What topical over the counter ointment or cream can I use to treat a boil that just started to form?
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
Hello, what would you recommend for the most effective OTC treatment for folliculitis on the buttocks?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clotrimazole: I find that clotrimazile 1% works well for me; i would just continue using it once a day to prevent recurrence;. ...Read more
Can you offer any secret-remedies or pharmacy OTC creams that you can recommend me to apply on my mosquito bites?
NO, not OTC: for the eye.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wise choice: You sound like wisepatient lesser steroid the better, natural aloe does the same trick. ...Read more
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
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