Quote of the Day - April 26th:
The difference between an itch and an allergy is about one hundred bucks.
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Cetaphil, etc. (Cleansing Creams)

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Applying cleansing cream is an essential skin care regimen that is often disregarded.  Proper cleansing of the skin is very important in preventing skin irritation.  Cleansing creams soothe and cleanse the skin, gently lift away makeup and surface residue as well as other impurities and excess oils, leaving the skin soft, supple, and purified.  Continue reading…

Lukewarm Bath with mild soaps

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To protect sensitive skin, taking a lukewarm bath would be helpful to cleanse and moisturize the skin.  Soaps can dry the skin so it is best to use mild bar soaps or non-soap cleansers that do not contain harsh ingredients and artificial fragrances that can be irritating to the skin.  Continue reading…

Cetaphil, etc. (Cleansing Creams)

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Applying cleansing cream is an essential skin care regimen that is often disregarded.  Proper cleansing of the skin is very important in preventing skin irritation.  Cleansing creams soothe and cleanse the skin, gently lift away makeup and surface residue as well as other impurities and excess oils, leaving the skin soft, supple, and purified.  Continue reading…

Zyrtec etc. (Cetirizine)

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Cetirizine, which is sold under the trade name, Zyrtec, is a non-sedating second generation antihistamine.  An antihistamine prevents sneezing, wheezing, itching of the nasal passages, and itching of the eyes caused by allergic symptoms.  Continue reading…

Allegra (Fexofenadine)

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Allegra (Fexofenadine) is a second generation, minimally sedating antihistamine that produced fewer side effects than the first generation antihistamines (diphenhydramine and brompheniramine).  Continue reading…

Benadryl etc. (Diphenhydramine)

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Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine that has a sedative effect used in treating allergic reactions.  It works by blocking the effect of histamine at h1 receptor sites and reduce the muscle contractions, thus reducing the onset of allergic symptoms. Continue reading…

Adapin, Sinequan (Doxepin)

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Doxepin is a tricyclic antidepressant used to treat depression and anxiety.  Doxepin has mood enhancement properties to fight the patient’s depression.  It also contains a sedative that works for those with insomnia with marked restlessness and nervousness.   Continue reading…

Atarax, Vistaril (Hydroxyzine hydrochloride)

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Hydroxyzine hydrochloride is a sedating antihistamine used mainly to relieve the symptoms of common anxiety and tension and, in combination with other medications, to treat anxiety resulting from physical illness.  Continue reading…

Temovate etc. (Clobetasol)

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Clobetasol is prescribed for treating various skin and scalp conditions that result in itching, dryness, swelling, crusting, redness, and inflammation.  It can be purchased in the form of a cream or ointment for use on the skin, and in the form of lotion for application to the scalp.  Continue reading…

Westcort (Hydrocortisone valerate)

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Hydrocortisone is a type of adrenocorticosteroid (or cortisone like medication) manufactured with a man-made form of the naturally-occurring corticosteroid cortisol, or hydrocortisone, produced by the adrenal gland.  Continue reading…

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