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can i use bio oil on penile skin

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
C-section scar: Best to see your OB/GYN to ask or see a term/Plastics to advise. I see no reason not to but you should always have a treating docs approval.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie elizabeth Landman
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Bio oil: I do not think Bio oil will lighten your skin. May help with scar tissue
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly very unsafe: Concerns are irritation to skin, allergic reaction & possibly carcinogenic. Best to use to use water soluble lubricant like KY jelly or Surgilube ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Bio oil won't: Help anything, but spend your money. Stretch marks are tears in the skin from weight gain and there is nothing that will remove them except surgery.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It won't work: It's a health fraud. It won't touch scars. It won't remove freckles. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring you ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not likely: To improve existing scars.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Friction burns?: If you are getting what you describe as "friction burns"you should have an exam to make sure it's not more than dry skin;e .g. Fungal infection?
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not likely: It is a retinoid, but usually used for acne, psoriasis & sun damaged skin. It can cause skin drying & cracking, so might inhibit the 'growth' you are ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Why do you want to use shining oil on to penis beyond natural penile skin? Hence, first, decide the reason and goal for such use, and second, select w ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go ahead: But it might be comedogenic so try it on places that are facial.
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A male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Myth but use if help: Many of my patients swear by the benefits of tea tree or bio-oil and so i generally don't dissuade them but there is very little science to support it ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: Pimple removers don't work. Try a salicylic acid wash and/or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated for two weeks. If you are not clear, get with your ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
It is safe: It is safe.... why would you want to do this??
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: It's just another health fraud. I'd urge you to keep your freckles anyway. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguri ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes, you can.: Assuming the scar is well-healed, the pigmentation is post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Skin lightening creams use hydroquinone or other components ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called Mederma to reduce the appearance of scars.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience in Dermatology
Raw coconut oil: Many homeopathic practitioners recommend the use of raw coconut oil for skin hydration.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Scientific Rx: All of the "pop" remedies for acne online are bad guesses at best and cruel pranks at worst. Use something that works. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tol ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
None: Although a moisturizer may make the skin look more shiny and smooth, none of these reduces stretch marks or wrinkles.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Try it & see: Only way to tell if you'll react is to try it. However, beware that many commercial products are also laden w/chemicals eg dyes, perfumes, etc to whi ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience in Dermatology
No: If you have acne, bio oil may contribute to more. I would use an oil free non comedogenic moisturized like cerave lotion.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are ...: Still and still, there has been no magic cream/lotion available to promote skin growth. But, persistently practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle withou ... Read More

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