Allergy zinc oxide

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Hi sweenyB42 and welcome to the forum. 1. 100% cotton loose fitting underwear. 2 . Use of pure zinc oxide cream (non-scented) daily or as needed. 3. Frequent washing with mild hypoallergenic soap . Rinse well and dry.
Exact mechanism is not clear, are mediated by release of histamine in the body due to precipitating factor. - White petrolatum or Zinc oxide cream can be used which acts as protective barrier. - Use of powders such as cornstarch or talcum powder is also helpful. - Low potency topical glucocorticoids and oral anti histaminic against prescription can be helpful. I suggest you to consult dermatologist. Take care and regards.
If the luting agent is temporary cement, which may contain zinc oxide eugenol, few pateints are allergic to. If the swelling is caused by above causes, the swelling tends to subside within 48-72 hours. if the swelling is caused by infection, investigation of the source of infection is warrented. Going back to her dentist to have a through evaluation is advised.
You can also use a barrier cream with zinc oxide paste or calamine lotion or a mild steroid cream like dermacort on the rash. If the rash is itchy,you can take some antihistaminic like benadryl or Claritin. If the symptoms persist then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.Antifungals may be needed. I hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts.Kind regards.
You may need to avoid bra which leaves pressure imprints on the skin. - White petrolatum or Zinc oxide cream can be used which acts as protective barrier. - Low potency topical glucocorticoids and oral anti histaminic against prescription can be helpful. I suggest you to consult dermatologist. Take care and regards.
Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful(apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands).Application of mild steroid cream like dermacort also helps. For the itching take some over the counter antihistaminic like benadryl or Claritin.In case the symptoms persist then antifungals may be needed.Pls consult a dermatologist in that case.
Hello, You should continue taking Benadryl or Claritin for the contact dermatitis. Use a mild cleanser with moisturizing properties like Cetaphil. If the symptoms still persist then you can apply mild steroid like dermacort. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
You can use talcum powder to help keep the area dry. Powders with menthol or zinc oxide may be used, like Gold Bond medicated powder, to soothe the itch. ref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tinea_cruris If it is an allergy it will respond well to oral anti-histamines and menthol-containing creams applied on the affected areas.
Hello, Various possibilities for peeling fingers are trauma and allergic or irritant contact dermatitis,contact with harsh detergents,soaps and lotions that contain perfume can cause hands and fingertips to become irritated and peel.Sometimes cold, dry air can cause peeling and dermatitis or fungal infections can also cause peeling. Wash the areas several times with fresh water. Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites.
I've had eczema in my ears for 15 yrs. It is very cyclical, starting w/intense uncontrollable itching, then clear fluid leaking from skin, followed by crusting over & flaking of skin in ears that is itchy in & of itself, leading to more scratching & picking at ears. The skin in my ears gets very damaged and ratty during outbreaks. I also have swelling of the ear canal after these itch/scratch episodes that are sometimes quite painful, & Motrin helps that. ENT Dr.
we are using a latex free zinc oxide ointment. Is this an allergy to something, or maybe scoriasis or excema related condition ?
You might try a physical sunscreen, one containing titanium dioxide or zinc oxide, instead of or in addition to the other ingredients. Another approach is to take an antihistamine (chlortrimeton 4mg--OTC--or Allegra or Claritin -- Rx-- before being exposed to the sun. Finally, wearing tightly-woven clothing is another strategy. If that fails, you may want to reconsider your assumption that this is a sun (as opposed to, say, a heat) allergy. Best. Dr.
You can also use a barrier cream with zinc oxide paste or a moisturizing cream applied directly to wet skin after bathing. If the rash persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist. Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts.
Counterirritants, such as mint oil, menthol, or camphor can be applied to the affected areas.Also Calamine lotion, containing zinc oxide and iron(III) oxide, is a traditional remedy for mild itching. ref:http://en.wikipedia.
Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Keep area well aerated and dry and apply zinc-oxide based cream. Yeast, or candidal dermatitis, is the most common infectious cause of diaper rash. The affected areas are raised and quite red with distinct borders, and satellite lesions may occur around the edges.This requires anti-fungal medication. Another infectious cause of diaper rash is impetigo. This bacterial infection is characterized by blisters that ooze and crust.Anti-bacterials like Bactroban is an option in such a case.
Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Desitin or calamine are very helpful. Application of mild steroid cream like dermacort also helps. In case the symptoms persist then consult a dermatologist in that case so as to confirm the diagnosis.
Also wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful(apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands).Application of mild steroid cream like dermacort also helps. For the itching please take some over the counter antihistaminic like Benadryl or Claritin. In case the symptoms persist then antifungals may be needed.
So, as of a couple years ago I am scrubbing my hands for cases more often. I was allergy tested by a dermatologist and told I was allergic to Carbomate and Thiuram. These are chemical acclerators found in gloves to speed up the production process. In addition, being allergic to those chemicals, means I am sensitive to rubber products, fragrances, soaps, cosmetics, and many other things. I go to a allergist-nutrionist to help clear me of the allergies.
Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus. Initially, a primary plaque, called a herald patch, is seen. Then it is followed by a distinctive, generalized rash 1-2 weeks later. The rash lasts approximately 2-6 weeks and is found in a Christmas tree pattern over the trunk and abdomen.
You can try using a barrier cream under your arms and breast (like desiden but any that have the zinc oxide in them). Also you may try taking an over the counter allergy medication like zyrtec (generic name cetrizine) 1 per day to help with the rash. I hope this helps.
Clotrimazole+Dermaid for the 1st cure, then Elecom+Ego Silic for the 2nd cure, Ego Silic+Zinc Oxide for the 3rd one and at last, I am using CU-ZN cream. It is still red with no healing and I dont know what to do to cure it. Please help me in this regard. Thanks, Amir.
You can also use a barrier cream with zinc oxide paste applied directly to wet skin after bathing. If the symptoms persist then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus. I suggest you to get it evaluated from a dermatologist. Nummular dermatitis and ringworm have to be ruled out. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
I've read that I should look for sunscreens using zinc oxide for future use. Have any of you dealt with this before? Rash is now on day 7...should I be doing something special to treat it?
Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Also make your son wear loose-fitting cotton clothing and use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical zinc oxide cream like Sudocrem, Desitin are very helpful(apply with a paper towel and not directly with hands). Application of mild steroid cream like dermacort and topical antifungals also help but they should be taken after consulting a dermatologist. I hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted in case you have any additional doubts.
Water, sweat, and soap may cause irritation and should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and calamine lotion are useful for pruritus. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
A protective ointment that contains zinc oxide also may help. If your symptoms are worse at night, please take an antihistamine like Benadryl to reduce itching until topical treatments take effect. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps.
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