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Re: Urea Creams???

Re: Urea Creams???

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Posted by HELPFUL on October 10, 2000 at 21:58:44:

In Reply to: Urea Creams??? posted by Dawn on October 10, 2000 at 16:30:22:

: Hi,
: I have seriously dry skin...and the doc. suggested me to use a 10% urea cream instead of any other sort
: of moisturizer. He said that if this contiunes it could lead to eczema..is this true?????
: Well so far it's been going well...i've used this cream for 2 months now...2 times a day
: but i was wondering....are there any side affects from using urea creams? Like maybe in grown hair...
: or small dark dot..like beauty spot....or maybe anything else! Could anyone tell me more about Urea
: creams???
: thank youuu
Well I work for a dermatologist and he suggests the moisturizer: AmLactin lotion. It is over the counter. I use it and it is the best you can get over the counter other than Lac-Hydrin lotion which is the perscription form, but he feels they are the same. It kinda has an amonia smell, but you can mix some good smelling lotion in with it.
Also here are some good dry skin tips: You should always moisturize after bathing, it absorbs the best at this time...you should only use soap in your groin, buttocks, and armpit areas. Soap is very bad for people with dry skin. It will make your skin even dryer, unless you physically have dirt on your body, your arms and legs dont need it. Also the things you wash yur clothes with make a diffence. You should use Tide Free, Cheer Free, or All Free, all the others leave a residue on you clothes that irritate dry skin. You shouldn't use bleach or liquid fabric softener either. I know it sounds drastic, but try it for a month and see the difference! I know this was long but I hope it helps.


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