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After leaving a hydroquinone based cream. I started using calamine lotion after a month .will my skin be healed by the side effects caused by hydroquinone.

Dr.Sankeerth Vijayakumar 91% (193ratings)
MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, FRGUHS (Cosmetology)
Dermatologist, Bangalore
After leaving a hydroquinone based cream. I started using calamine lotion after a month .will my skin be healed by th...
Kindly stop the hydroquinone based cream. You can apply an aloe vera gel/ cream daily twice fr about 2 months. The skin will be fine.
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Can I use lacto calamine lotion to control my oil and mild acne. Can it provide protection from sun?

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (87413ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Noida
Can I use lacto calamine lotion to control my oil and mild acne. Can it provide protection from sun?
You can use. But it dies not give protection from sun. 1. Wash face regularly --washing regularly can reduce the amount of oil on the skin. Wash with a gentle soap and warm water 2. Use a toner--astringent toners that contain alcohol tend to dry out the skin. U should test out any new toner on a small patch of skin to avoid potential irritation. 3. Pat the face dry--when drying the face after washing and using toner, people should gently pat their skin dry with a soft towel. This should be done with care, however. Pulling down on the skin with a towel, or using a rough washcloth, is not advised, as it may stimulate the skin to create more sebum. 4. Use blotting papers-- blotting papers will not treat the sebum production in the skin, but they can be used to lift excess oil off the skin throughout the day to make it appear less shiny. 5. You can apply aloe vera juice/gel from its leaf (fresh), not from ready made gels available in market. Remove skin of an aloe vera leaf. Take /scoop out gel. Apply this gel to your skin. Wash with plain water after an hour. Also stay hydrated, avoid greasy foods and trans fats, and to eat a well-rounded diet full of whole foods.
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Is calvera lotion (ingredients: calamine paraffin and aloe vera) useful for acne treatment on back? Also can I apply lemon on back and leave it overnight for curing acne? I'm 19 years old boy.

MD - Dermatology, ABLS-American Board of Laser Surgery
Dermatologist, Jaipur
Is calvera lotion (ingredients: calamine paraffin and aloe vera) useful for acne treatment on back?
Also can I apply ...
If your acne is mild, calamine preparations might give some soothing effect but this is not a specific treatment for acne. It is not advisable to use lemon for curing acne. It can irritate the skin and increase the inflammation. It is important to reduce carbohydrates in your diet. This means to avoid sweets, junk food, fried foods, soft drinks etc. For further guidance, please consult a dermatologist in person or online.
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I have sunburn spots (around one inch on each arm) on both of my arms. I get strong itching sensation quite frequently now. Especially when I get any sun exposure, even with sun screen on. The spots are very dry and sometimes become red. The texture of those spots is also different from the rest of the skin. I have regularly used aloe vera gel on these but it's not helping. I have tried calamine lotion too. What should I do?

Dr.Pushpa K R 92% (382ratings)
MD - (Dermatology & STD)
Dermatologist, Bangalore
I have sunburn spots (around one inch on each arm) on both of my arms. I get strong itching sensation quite frequentl...
For the active lesions. You need to use a steroid cream for short duration. With moisturizer as base cream. Once lesions decrease you hav to use a sunscreen with spf 30.2-3 hrs once during the day UnTil you start sunscreen. Protect your arms from sunlight.
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Chicken pox ointment. Is best or not calamine How many days it should be use any side effects.

Dr.Manivel Thangavelu 87% (30ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Chennai
Chicken pox ointment. Is best or not calamine
How many days it should be use any side effects.
No ointment is required for chicken pox. Only if there is excessive itching calamine can be used; and can be stopped once there is no more itching.
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I am 30 years old and I have small open pores on my skin and dark circles, also uneven skin tone. I'm using lacto calamine lotion for face, please suggest some good skin soap and cream for face. Thanks.

Dr.Karuna Chawla 96% (87413ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
I am 30 years old and I have small open pores on my skin and dark circles, also uneven skin tone. I'm using lacto cal...
Tips to avoid getting open pores 1.Fresh aloe vera can be used on open pores as it will help hydrate your skin and tighten it. Use aloe vera juice/gel from its leaf (fresh), not from readymade gels available in market. Remove skin of an aloe vera leaf. Take /scoop out gel. Apply this gel to your skin. Wash with plain water after an hour. Or keep it overnight. 2.Banana—run the inside of banana peel against your skin. Wash it after 10-15 minutes 3.Cleanse regularly with a mild cleanser twice a day to keep the pores clean. 4.Exfoliate on a regular basis to remove the dead skin. 5.A deep-pore cleansing once a month will keep the pores clear. 6.Remove your makeup before sleeping. 7.Use lukewarm water rather than hot water to wash your face. 8.Don’t squeeze blackheads or pimples. 9.Eat more fruits and vegetables. 10.Stay hydrated.
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Hello, I want to know the sequence of a applying lacto calamine and sunscreen. Should I apply sunscreen first or lacto calamine?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello, I want to know the sequence of a applying lacto calamine and sunscreen. Should I apply sunscreen first or lact...
Both should not be applied at the same time and sunscreen needs to be applied just before going in direct sunlight

Hello, I want to know the sequence of a applying lacto calamine and sunscreen. Should I apply sunscreen first or lacto calamine?

Dr.Jayvirsinh Chauhan 96% (31988ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello, I want to know the sequence of a applying lacto calamine and sunscreen. Should I apply sunscreen first or lact...
Lacto calamine is not that helpful.. better take homoeopathic treatment. Use sunscreen lotion with it. Still if you want answer then first lacto calamine then sunscreen lotion.
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Is lacto calamine really reduce blackhead and pimple. Should I you Cetaphil cleanser before applying lacto calamine.

Dr.Narasimhalu C.R.V.(Professor) 94% (63223ratings)
MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Chennai
Is lacto calamine really reduce blackhead and pimple. Should I you Cetaphil cleanser before applying lacto calamine.
No. Acne or pimples. Due to hormonal changes. Oily skin causes it. Common in adolescent age. May occur in adults also. Food like Oily foods, ice cream, chocolate and sweets increase it. Treatment depends on the grade of pimples or acne. So, please send photos as it's a must to see which grade of pimples or acne for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
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Instead of betnovate c calamine is helpful? And when it should apply becoz betnovate I was using as a night cream and calamine means is it a macro calamine?

Dr.Shaurya Rohatgi 95% (6504ratings)
MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Instead of betnovate c calamine is helpful? And when it should apply becoz betnovate I was using as a night cream and...
Please stop using betnovate c cream as it contains strong steroids which can serious side effects in the long run. Steroid induced acne, photosensitivity, rosacea, atrophy, stretch marks, pigmentation, dryness etc to name a few side effects. Please don't use any such Steroid containing fairness creams. You will require treatment to slowly put you off this cream by using some substitute as the skin becomes addicted to the steroid. Please call me or send photos through online consult option for proper examination and treatment. Also stop using calamine, it makes skin dry. It is not a night cream.
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