What is Cetaphil and when is it used?
Cetaphil is a rich, effective and soap-free body wash that treats itchy and dry skin which can be linked to eczema and other skin conditions such as dermatitis.
This product is a supplement for the skins natural moisturising ability and boosts the retention of moisture in the skin. Free from parabens, nut oil, fragrance and steroids, the Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring body wash is suitable for use anywhere on the body and is safe for use by all ages.
The difference between dermatitis and eczema
Eczema is a nonspecific term for many types of skin inflammation (dermatitis). There are different categories of eczema, which include allergic, contact, irritant, and nummular eczema, which can be difficult to distinguish from atopic dermatitis.
There are different types of eczema, they are:
- Contact eczema
- Allergic contact eczema
- Seborrheic eczema
- Nummular eczema
Can I buy Cetaphil Over the Counter?
Yes, you don’t need a prescription to buy this dose, some medicines on this website may require a prescription but this one does not. A pharmacist will need to ensure the treatment is suitable and safe for you.
What causes Dermatitis?
Dermatitis is a general term that describes an inflammation of the skin. Dermatitis can have many causes and occurs in many forms. It usually involves an itchy rash on swollen, reddened skin.
Each type of dermatitis may look a little different and tends to occur on different parts of your body. Atopic dermatitis usually begins in infancy, the red, itchy rash most commonly occurs where the skin flexes (inside the elbows, behind the knees and at the front of the neck.
Does Cetaphil cause any side effects?
Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of these signs of allergic reaction:
- Difficulty breathing
- Swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat
What is the recommended dosage of this treatment?
Use this medicine exactly as directed on the label. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Clean the skin where you are wanting to apply the product, shake the product container if recommended on the label. Apply a small amount of topical emollient to the affected are and rub in gently.
How should I store this treatment?
Store this treatment in a dry and cool place, this is for external use only and should not be swallowed. Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
Everything You Need to Know About Eczema
If you have dry skin that always seems to happen in the same area and drives you up the wall with that itchy, scratchy feeling, then you could have eczema.
But what is eczema, and what makes this condition different from just regular patches of dry skin?
Today, we’re going to find out more about eczema, what it is, and what it means for your skin.
Eczema, Psoriasis, Dermatitis, and Rosacea: What You Need to Know
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