... more red, sorer, so dry and feels hot. What can I use to soothe and help the healing?
My dermatologist prescribed 1% cortisone cream twice daily. If you are in the US, this is available over the counter There is also a 2% version available by prescription .Some people have used Aquaphor cream or Vaseline also. I am surprised that your doctor didn’t discuss this with you though as the worst days are the 3 days or so following the end of treatment. I suggest you give him a call
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