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what do you use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) on their face for?

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Dr. Lorrie Klein
36 years experience Dermatology
Desiten: Desiten is a baby ointment for diaper rash. But it might help other rashes, such as eczema. I don't think it will help wrinkles or anything else specific for the face. It's very greasy.
Answered on Aug 19, 2013
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Desiten: Desiten is a baby ointment for diaper rash. I don't think it would hurt you but it's probably too greasy for your face.
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