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What Over The Counter Lotion Would You Reccomend For Dermititus
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
Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?
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?
I've tried alot of over the counter topical lotions, and scrubs and pretty much everything and I'm still getting chest and back cyst acne. I'm 28yrs?
Accutane: Available under other names is what you need ...Read more
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
Can you recommend an over-the-counter topical drug (cream ointment or lotion) for fairly severe eczema on my hands also in om my back calves
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have seborrheic dermatitis; it's driving me crazy. What can I do. Tried over-the-counter stuff, wholistic stuff, and dr. Now has me on a topical spray that doesn't help. There has to be 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.
Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?
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