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I apply ponds cold cream, cvs sunscreen daily. Should i take a shower and do other things as per http://www.Mdhil.Com/skincare-at-night-dos-and-donts/?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Won't hurt

The site offers useful info for skin care.
Other things you can do: eat healthful meals, use lip balm with spf, avoid very hot showers or long baths (they strip body's natural oils), check skin for signs of sun damage (especially if you're in the sun or harsh weather a lot), bring new/changing skin lesions to fp's or dermatologist's attention.

In brief: Won't hurt

The site offers useful info for skin care.
Other things you can do: eat healthful meals, use lip balm with spf, avoid very hot showers or long baths (they strip body's natural oils), check skin for signs of sun damage (especially if you're in the sun or harsh weather a lot), bring new/changing skin lesions to fp's or dermatologist's attention.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Protect

Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness.
Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress.

In brief: Protect

Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness.
Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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