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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Eczema: Vaseline is fine provided you prevent it from getting into her mouth. Moisturizers in ointment or cream form are better than lotions.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience in Wound care
NO and NO: Vaseline petrolium jelly is just that and contains no antibiotics. It is not a cleaning agent either. Tao (triple antibiotic ointment) is three anti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Try humidification: Perhaps your environment is too dry. Our homes can have very low humidity in the winter. Try saline sprays intermittently and a cool mist vaporizer at ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: How long were the staples left in?
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Sterile ointment: Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment would be best if available. A HealthTap consultant could prescribe it for you. Bacitracin ointment carefully applied ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience in Vascular Surgery
More than Vaseline: I love aquaphor, especially for dry skin associated with venous disease. It contains petrolatum (vaseline) as well as other proprietary ingredients fo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Zind oxide: Irritative rashes from diarrhea in toddlers ae amongst the most stubborn rashes to cure. Try and get some daily air into that area - let him run aroun ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience in Family Medicine
I and D: See a doctor. I might need to be drained. Be safe and see if it looks serious by a doctor.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dermatologist: Evaluation, please don't self medicate, those are potent steroid creams , which you might not need in your case, seek a dermatologist evaluation plea ... Read More

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