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.
If you get sunburn, take aspirin or ibuprofen to reduce inflammation, sponge skin with cold water and use a soothing cream such as calamine
There is no point in letting your child suffer when a calamine
preparation as well as some antihistamine syrup for your child if they are suitable will help with their symptoms.
Treatment usually involves anti-viral medicine, painkillers and calamine
lotion to relieve itching.
Scientists from Korea have turned the main ingredient of calamine
lotion into a tiny material that converts sound waves into electricity, reports Discovery News.
Lush is feeling floral with its Happy Blooming Bath Melts (pounds 3.60) with dried cherries, passionflower and passion fruit juice plus softening calamine
Natural aloe vera is a great treatment to soothe the skin and good, old-fashioned calamine
lotion can help reduce the redness and the tightness of the affected area.
Treatment: Cool with cold running water, apply calamine
lotion, wear loose clothing - so avoiding direct pressure on sore areas.
From an oxide of which metal is the soothing ointment calamine
A sunscreen of SPF (sun protection factor) 15 or higher, calamine
lotion for sunburn and insect bites, anti-histamine tablets for hay fever and allergies, insect repellent, travel sickness pills, a selection of plasters and antiseptic wipes, anti-diarrhoea pills and electrolyte (salt) replacement solutions, water purification tablets to make water safe to drink, paracetamol tablets (suitable for both adults and children) and condoms.
lotion or hydrocortisone cream which will help soothe the itching.