Eczema Action Plan

Eczema Action Plan  Green Zone: Daily Skin Care Regimen (skin with very mild redness/irritation) Avoid irritating factors in soaps, detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, dyes, or perfumes. Be sure all products are scent and dye free (read labels!). Examples include: Detergent – All Free & Clear, Dreft Skin Cleanser – Cetaphil, CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser, [...]

Eczema Action Plan2020-12-05T07:54:05-06:00

Molluscum Contagiosum

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin condition that causes raised, round, smooth-surfaced bumps on the skin. They look like thick-walled pimples. The bumps, called molluscum, are usually found on just one area of the body. The bumps have a waxy or skin-colored surface, may have a dimple in the center, are firm (there is [...]

Molluscum Contagiosum2020-08-06T15:40:41-06:00

Wart Treatments for Home

Wart Treatments for Home Salicylic Acid (OTC 17% strength like Compound W, Dr Scholl’s, etc) LIQUID: Apply from the bottle with the tiny brush supplied, so that a dot of liquid sits on the wart's surface until it turns white. WART STICK: use like chapstick/lipstick and rub a thin layer on the exposed (raised) [...]

Wart Treatments for Home2021-01-30T08:51:50-06:00

Rash

For comfort, give a SHORT daily lukewarm bath of 5-10 minutes with a mild soap. Aveeno Oatmeal bath treatment is a good choice. Apply the following medicine to the bites: For the face –Hydrocortisone ½%-1% (Over-The-Counter) 2x/day.  Use this no longer than 2 weeks. For the body –Hydrocortisone 1% (Over-The-Counter) 2x/day. Use this no [...]

Rash2018-02-01T21:53:52-06:00

Insect Bites and Rash

For comfort, give a SHORT daily lukewarm bath of 5-10 minutes with a mild soap. Aveeno Oatmeal bath treatment is a good choice. Apply the following medicine to the bites: For the face –Hydrocortisone ½%-1% (Over-The-Counter) 2x/day.  Use this no longer than 2 weeks. For the body –Hydrocortisone 1% (Over-The-Counter) 2x/day. Use this no [...]

Insect Bites and Rash2020-08-19T15:45:53-06:00

Acne Control

Facts about acne Acne usually starts in the teen years as your body undergoes hormonal changes.  The hormone androgen increases, leading to excess oil to build up in your pores.  When the oil clogs the pore, it leads to whiteheads and blackheads.  Dead skin can also clog the pores leading to acne.  When pores [...]

Acne Control2017-07-07T17:36:48-06:00