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When Should I Use Moisturizing Soaps If I Have Eczema
Yes: But consider a non-comedogenic product.Get a more detailed answer ›
Various Options...: Shower daily with lukewarm water for 10-15 minutes. Use a gentle cleansing bar or wash in the sensitive skin formulation as needed such as Vanicream, Dove white bar, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer like Vanicream. ...Read more
Dry Skin: You should see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
Itchy after swiming or if i use detergent with chlorine, rash appears if i dont shower And i get chlorine induced asthma. Does this mean I am allergic?
I have intertrigo on my scrotum. What should I do to treat it? Should I apply a petroleum cream such as Vaseline?
Intertrigo: NO! Report this to your doctor and other options are available. ...Read more
I don't advise it: I probably just find the stuff revolting because of the smell but don't find it helpful. I think it drys the skin too much & leads to other pbs. I do recommend benedryl lotion applies as needed and an occasional oatmeal bath to deal with the itching. ...Read more
Might irritate skin: Acne lesions are often inflammed and what you put on your skin can cause more irritation. Depilatory agents can often be irritating. However, shaving over acne can also cause problems. So it might be a good idea to use the depilatory on a small patch of skin to see how you respond. If there are no problems then you'd could try it on the other areas. Good luck and be careful. ...Read more
Hi im allergic to mangoes...Can i still use shampoos...Hand soaps and lotions if they have mango..?
Not a good idea: It depends on whether your reaction was from skin contact or eating the fruit. If the former, probably not a good idea since mango is not an essential ingredient . But the amount of mango in these products are likely small. Put a little bit of lotion on a bandaid, apply it over a clean skin area. Check it again in 3 days to see if there is a rash from it. Do you have problem with poison oak ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have small irritated rash in my cheeks and i'm wondering if i can use baby diaper ointment cream. Should I use it or not?
I have been diagnosed with ringworm, do I need to wash my clothes daily? I have antifungal cream to treat the ringworm, i forgot to ask if I should wash clothes that touch the affected area everytime after i wear them.
I : I would recommend that you bathe daily and wash your clothes that are exposed and wear fresh clothing daily. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Oily skin: People have various skin types including oily, dry, normal, or sensitive. If you are oily, you do not need a moisturizer unless you are on any medications that may dry you out (ex-acne meds, retinol, etc). Some women do get hormonal acne and can be on drying medicines that require you to replenish moisture. ...Read more
Fragrance: Soaps, lotions and creams that contain fragrance or dyes are best avoided by people with sensitive skin. ...Read more
I have a rash on my hand and I do not wash dishes or use Clorox ,can this be eczema? If so ,what treatment should I use for it ? Thanks
Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on my allergic dermatitis? I am already using an lpc cream but need a moisturiser too.
Management rx: Other suggestions include the use of a basic but effective moisturizer several times per day to the affected areas. On example is Eucerin cream or lotion. A topical steroid in then applied after the moisturizer is absorbed two to three times per day. If using the steroid on your face, please check with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i wash my sunblock off when done? I suffer from atopic dermititis and do not want to rub my skin hard.Or should I just leave it
What to do if I have oily skin and i was wondering if i used olay (or neutrogena) oil free wash, toner and a moisturizer if it would dry out my face too much?
Just avoid toner: as it can strip your skin of natural oils and only useful if your skin is extremely oily ...Read more
I have a peeling skin in hands and fingers,also I have calluses.
I use Vaseline before i sleep and than I wear gloves,but is not working.
What to do?
Evaluation: A thorough history ad examination is required to determine the cause. There are a umber of conditions which can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
If I have a fungal infection on my underarm & using daktacort, can I still shave my underarm? Or should I wait to apply cream until i can stop shavin?
I would: I would apply the dakacort after shaving. This should help. ...Read more
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