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side effects of sulfur soap

A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergies: I am unaware of any cross sensitivity with those allergies and any antihypertensive medications that are commonly used. Medications like ARB's such as ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
31 years experience Medical Oncology
Dermatitis: (skin rash) has been reported occasionally in patients using topical Vitamin E. You should stop using the soap if it is irritating your skin. Some soa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fidias De Leon
21 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: They are usually safe in pregnancy. I would avoid large quantities and accidental ingestion! consult with your physician to determine risks vs benefit ... Read More
Dr. Armando Russo
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Unless instructed to by a dermatologist do not use sulphur based soap.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Compare: Read the labels. The difference will be evident when you compare the ingredients
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 female asked:
Dr. Scott Schieber
27 years experience Family Medicine
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 member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Can help: Sulfur can be effective in decreasing acne, bu itself or in combination with other topical agents.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
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
44 years experience Pathology
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

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