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what can vaseline be used for?

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Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Grease : it protects the skin from absorbing water,which makes skin more susceptible to infection. In some instances it might be good for an area of skin which is rubbed, to avoid chafing.
Answered on Dec 29, 2017
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