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does vaseline grow hair

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Vaseline in hair: Vaseline is a petroleum product and not good for your hair on a regular basis.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Baby shampoo will work after a few tries.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Vaseline: The answer is no. Vaseline is an crude oil by-product.
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Soap and water: Petroleum jelly is an oil, and oils are soluble with soap. Soap up her hair well, then rinse. If there's a lot of vaseline you may need to do it sev ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Celia Remy
23 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Vaseline not harmful: Vaseline is petrolium jelly and is not harmful for the hair or face. Most consider it a moisturizer, because it traps moisture from escaping from the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Pica: The condition is called pica. - when a child eats objects other than food. It is not a symptom of a specific disease but is more commonly seen in chi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes: You need a very thorough workup for your child because there are many causes for pica. Most common is iron deficiency anemia, but other heavy metal po ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Cover and wait: Keep it clean and as dry as possible. Covering with gauze bandages can help keep from bumping into it. Don't use neosporin or vaseline neither of wh ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Vaseline will not prevent hair growth by plugging follicles.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I would recommend taking advil (ibuprofen) if you can tolerate advil with no problems, and taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by mouth may help. Be sur ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Burn: Silvadene and lidocaine mixture

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