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Which Is Better For Peeling Lips Aquaphor Or Vaseline
Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?
Depends: In general there is no single best cream. However, ointments are better than creams at hydrating the skin and creams are better than lotions. In terms of ointments, vaseline is fantastic. As for the vaseline brand cream versus cetaphil, i would simply try both and see what works best for you. Dermatologists have a fondness for cetaphil cream but this is not based on any data. Try them both! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is better for red, irritated and itchy skin around the bum and tailbone: astringent like zinc oxide or moisturizer like urea/vitamin e cream?
Can I use hydrocortisone cream for dermatitis on the eyelid if the skin is cracked open or oozing?
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2yr old dry skin above lip and top lip irritated and or dry. Regular cetaphyl atopic stings. Is it ok to put vaseline? it's red, irritated. Other?
Vaseline is ok: Persistent dry or chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream plus vaseline or aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lip sunscreen chemicals can cause an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods, juices, & saliva. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand
Neither: Really neither is great for acne because both can cause the pores to clog and cause the acne to worsen or get more. Wash your face with with a product that says non comedogenic ( won't clog pores) and also moisturizer with the same kind of product. Cetaphil and neutrogena acne are good examples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irritated vulva skin. No infection. will aquaphor help? Tried vaseline, not much relief. How is aquaphor on vulva skin?
Rash treatment: Do not combine vaseline and powder as it will clog skin pores and cause more problems. You can use creams. ...Read more
Is vaseline petroleum jelly bad to put on the face and night as a moisturizer for acne prone skin?
My lips keep cracking in the corners from dryness. Lip balm makes it worse and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) doesn't seem to help either. Any other suggestions?
See derm: See dermatologist. They can put you on a treatment that will work. ...Read more
I wouldn't: That tissue is too absorbent and the HC would likely cause tissue thinning and worsen the issue eventually.Use a barrier lip balm , preferably one that tastes bad so the kid will stop liclikg the lips. ...Read more
Which moisturiser is good for dry skin. Lacto calamine or cetaphil? I rarely get acne (due to heat).
Dry skin creams: Look form moisturizers that contain ceramides. Cerave is a brand. The best time to moisturze is right after a bath or shower. ...Read more
UDDER OINTMENT: Bag balm. The active ingredient is clioquinol (also known as vytone, iodochlorhydroxyquin, and other fancy names). ...Read more
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