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will vaseline help the eyelids

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Dr. John Cheng
26 years experience Family Medicine
Eyes: Redness and itching in the eyes without discharge is most commonly some type of allergies that usually respond with allergy eye drops. If there is pai ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Clean of dirt: you wont be able to get a band aid over it, so an antibacterial creme will help occlude it from dirt and have some mild prevention of infection. Signs ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, but...: Vaseline will not hurt you, if it gets in your eyes; however, with the symptoms you're having, i would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist for evaluat ... Read More
Dr. Benjamin Chun
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, temporarily: Vaseline won't hurt your eyes, but there are probably better things to put on there, depending on your problem, which could be anything from blepharit ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can call Dr on video: Persistent chapped lips might be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Virtual consultation: During a virtual consult with Healthtap, the findings be reviewed. Use a baby eczema lotion, gently patted on the area. Avoid makeup and apply a thin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It will get better in 1-2 weeks. There is no known effective treatment to lessen this.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Everyone's different: Some people have longer lashes. Others have shorter lashes. There's no "natural" substance to put on the lashes or eyelids to make eyelashes grow more ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Myths: No. Not in any way. Nothing topical changes the melanin in the skin cells.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No way : would I put cayenne pepper anywhere near my eye! I've never heard of this particular home remedy and to me it sounds like a painful lesson waiting to ... Read More
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