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Is sulfur soap safe

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Schieber
Family Medicine 27 years experience
It's just soap: The only thing soap does (whatever kind) is help get rid of dirt and oils. If you want skin anti-aging, best bet is to protect from sun, don't smoke,... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Check out these: Links. Hope you'll have a smooth skin like those hollywood celebrities! http://africaim... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Sulfur and Acne: I've treated acne for years and have never recommended sulfur, but apparently, sulfur has been used for a long time for the treatment of mild skin con... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No: Sulfur soap is used for acne. It sloughs old skin and has a drying effect. The vaginal tissues are far too delicate that . You do not need to scrub o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Can help: Sulfur can be effective in decreasing acne, bu itself or in combination with other topical agents.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: Avoid ingredients you may be allergic to. Consider moisturizers, aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil and witch hazel to manage the itch until you see a doctor.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: Benzoyl peroxide is much more effective. Acne is not a hygiene problem. If the benzoyl peroxide isn't sufficient, please get with your personal physic... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 20 years experience
No: No. As long as fluids are going from one body to the next especially without barrier protection, there is a risk of std.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Should be : This is a very mild, gentle, hypoallergenic soap that is generally good for all skin types. It won't dry your skin and is probably a great choice. C... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Menter
Dermatology 55 years experience
Yes, the Sulfur can cause the irritation and itching. Apply a weak Cortisone ointment, not cream, sparingly 2-3 times daily.Rub in gently and complete... Read More

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