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Cold weather and itchy skin
Dry skin can be uncomfortable and itchy.
Several breast cancer treatments can make your skin dry and flaky:
Often the dry skin will last as long as your course of treatment and then gradually go away after the treatment stops.
Managing dry skin
If you have severe dry skin with deep cracks in your skin that are bleeding and inflamed, talk to your doctor right away. There are medicines that can control any infection and ease itching and redness.
Tips to ease dry skin:
Apply a rich moisturizer several times a day , especially right after you bathe or wash your hands. You can also use an oil, such as baby oil, while your skin is still damp from a bath or shower. Oil has more staying power than cream and helps stop water from evaporating from your skin's surface.
Apply sun block with an SPF of 15 or higher to all areas that are exposed to the sun — face, ears, hands, and back of the neck — before you go outside.
Use lukewarm instead of ...
Generic Name: NON-NARCOTIC ANTITUSSIVE/DECONGESTANT/ANTIHISTAMINE -
ORAL DryMax AF Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to relieve symptoms
caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, "hay fever," and other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). These symptoms include cough, watery
eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing. This product contains a
cough suppressant (such as carbetapentane, chlophedianol) that affects a
certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to cough. This product also
contains a decongestant (such as pseudoephedrine, phenylephrine), which helps
relieve stuffy nose symptoms. It also contains an antihistamine (such as
brompheniramine, triprolidine, among others), which helps relieve watery eyes,
itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose, and sneezing.
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, or other long-term breathing problems (such as
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