What is Calamine?

Zinc oxide with a small amount of ferric oxide or basic zinc carbonate colored with ferric oxide; used in dusting powders, lotions, and ointments, as a mild astringent and protective agent for skin disorders.

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I have itches all over my body after swimming (pool using salt instead of chlorine), then sitting in the jacuzzi or steam room. I ve tried all...

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Hi.itches all over the bidy is only due to excess salt in causes dryness of skin.apply venusia max cream to decrease itching caused by...

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Hello! I am a 22 year old female. Weight is 203 and height is 5 6. A few days ago I noticed three large, what looked liked insect bites . They were...

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1. 'welt' like rash could be hives, but it is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations, if still the...

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ive been doing research and still not sure what i have ive narrowed it down to either scabies or a bed bug reaction i had someone check my bed and...

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Thanks for your query

From your description of the condition, it looks like you are having scabies. It is an infestation of the skin caused by a...

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