The Difference Between Gel, Cream, and Ointment?

Answer Products like cream, ointment and gel are all effective at treating skin problems. Although they sometimes have similar ingredients, the amount of each ingredient varies by product. Cream, gel and ... Read More »

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Difference Between Cream & Ointment?

Creams and ointments help keep your skin healthy. Although both of these topical medications seem similar, they actually have different properties and benefits. To determine the best medication f... Read More »

What is the difference between an antibiotic ointment and cream?

The cream is water based and soaks into the skin faster but doesn't occlude the wound from the air. Which helps the healing process along a bit faster. The ointment is petroleum based and occludes ... Read More »

How to Make Cream Ointment?

Make your own cream ointment at home. Many commercial ointments contain chemicals and preservatives that have no purpose in soothing and healing skin. Homemade cream ointments contain antiseptic an... Read More »

What is Nystatin Triamcinolone cream or ointment used for?

Nasty rashes caused by fungal infections that are very red and sore, such as "jock itch," heat rash, diaper rash, and female vaginal and external genitalia yeast/fungal infections.