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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Vicks: No it does not contain anything that will help in this regard.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
18 years experience Dermatology
Yes, unless ...: Using topical over the counter ointment and rubs are usually safe if used as directed. These should not be used internally. However, sometimes you can ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Use if you wish: I NEVER EVER recommend it for small children.Their airways are often irritated and react to the stuff with increasing cough and congestion.Adults seem ... Read More
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: Recommended for age 2 and okder
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Why?: If your baby has a congested nose the best treatment is saline drops to help clear secretions. Babies breathe through their noses more than their mout ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alec Hochstein
23 years experience Podiatry
Vicks: A small amount is a relative term, but I'll assume it was an accidental minimal amount. Vicks is relatively benign, drink some water and be careful ne ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vicks: A small amount will likely not hurt you. Inhalation could cause a chemical pneumonia but swallowing will likely only taste bad.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably ok: If it's only 1 year expired, it's most likely still good. After 2 years, it probably won't work as well but it shouldn't hurt to try.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would stop: It could cause a camphor overdose.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Gives them: A cool, dry sensation.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: Most of the time , it can be tolerated. But if your airways are too inflamed, it may cause you to cough a little. I presume you are inhaling via your ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: No particular reason not to use that combination if it makes him feel better.
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