calamine lotion


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Noun1.calamine lotion - a lotion consisting of a liquid preparation containing calamine; used to treat itching or mild skin irritations
lotion, application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
calamine, hemimorphite - a white mineral; a common ore of zinc
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calamine lotion

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Mam sat us on the kitchen table and dabbed our flame-red skin with calamine lotion as we whimpered and twitched in pain.
She goes on: "We advise parents to treat the illness with paracetamol to ease any fever, and calamine lotion to sooth the itchy skin.
I don't have any memory of using sun tan lotion as a child but I do recall lots of calamine lotion to soothe our sunburns.
Pramocaine, also known as pramoxine, is an ingredient in Gold Bond cream, some forms of calamine lotion, hemorrhoid relief products, and other OTC antipruritic agents.
If the area is swollen, itchy or red, apply calamine lotion.
It usually clears up within four weeks, and symptoms can be alleviated by wearing loose-fitting clothing, keeping the rash area clean to avoid infection, and using calamine lotion.
The same could be applied, like a dollop of calamine lotion, to both the Record's irritants, namely Joan McAlpine and Kezia Dugdale.
Hantsch said that calamine lotion is effective to take away the annoying itch of a mosquito bite, and one can use a tweezer for tick removal, as close to the entry of the skin as possible to get rid of the whole tick.
Nothing says sexy quite like a chicken pox-ridden, calamine lotion encrusted body, topped off with creamy lice shampoo and a swollen face from mumps.
Calamine lotion cools the skin and hydrocortisone cream can help the itch.
It found that nine out of 10 have used calamine lotion on their children to relieve the signs of chickenpox, despite the fact that there is no clinical evidence to show that it works, as - while offering immediate itch relief - can often leave your child's skin feeling itchier than before.
In the meantime, itching can be tackled with calamine lotion, an oatmeal cream such as Aveeno, or specific gels that cool the skin.