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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You don't: An "oatmeal" bath is not made using oat meal. During the process of milling oats, a fine dust like powder is created. That fine powder is known for it ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Colloidal oatmeal: For an oatmeal bath you can use unflavored instant oatmeal, quick oats, or regular slow cooking oats. Blend them at highest speed into a fine powder. ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not the same: The material used in the "oatmeal bath" is not oatmeal. There is a fine powder created in the milling of many different grain products & that fine pow ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Needs to be finer.: For an oatmeal bath you can use unflavored instant oatmeal, quick oats, or regular slow cooking oats. Blend them at highest speed into a fine powder. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Itching: It is a time honored method of stopping generalized itching--- doesn't always work!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Itching: The powder derived from the milling of oats has a soothing effect on those with chickenpox or other causes of dry itchy skin. The packets are added to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Reduces itching: The fine powder derived from milling oats is often packaged & sold as an additive for medicinal soaks. The product promotes tissue hydration & seems t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Steel Cut Oats: You can make your own oatmeal bath product by putting 1/2 cup of steel cut oats and mixed into your bathwater. Oat baths are helpful when someone is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Aveeno (oatmeal): Try aveeno (oatmeal). It is still messy though.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Oatmeal: You can make your own by using a cup of steel cut oatment and addiing it to your tub water. This is an easy soothing bath. No need to buy the prepack ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Segal
42 years experience Family Medicine
Protective barrier: Colloidal oatmeal binds to your skin and forms a protective barrier. It also helps hold in moisture and ease inflammation. If that isn’t enough, it cl ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
21 years experience Pediatrics
Buy a packet: The easiest way to do this is to buy a packet of colloidal oatmeal over the counter (e.g. Aveeno brand). Mix a packet in the bath water according to ... Read More
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