Calamine

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 water.it 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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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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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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I get red marks on my face all of a sudden. They are mostly on my cheeks. Sometimes there are liltle bumps and sometimes its just redness and then...

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I have itching for last 2 weeks.
I went to see a doctor and took MethylPREDNISolone last 1 week and finishe dthe course and talkinh Loratadine and...

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hi, i am a 61 year old that woke up this morning with what appears to be chicken pox , the red spots started to appear yesterday afternoon. this...

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i was told to wear disposable underwear for reacuring jockitch because it absorbs moisture and you throw them away (less chance of reinfecting) how...

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