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Allergic Reaction To Petroleum Jelly
I use petroleum jelly b/c of dry skin some reaction appeared small insect bite like bump on my left cheek what's the medical term? Tia
Urticaria: It's a type of 'contact dermatitis'.Get a more detailed answer ›
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Possible yes, but: Water soluble jelly is preferable and gender to your body. ...Read more
Will Vaseline moisturizer clog pores on nose? No, putting Vaseline moisturizer on your face will not clog nose pores. It has actually been stated as a remedies in How to Get Rid of pores on nose. Other things you can do to get rid of clogged pores:
Removing makeup before bedtime,
Ex foliating ...Read more
I think 'no': It's not a mutagen and the 'evidence' is retrospective studies that by their nature generate junk associations. If you present a scare story to the public and pretend to be a learned humanitarian, people will believe it, be grateful, and buy whatever other stuff you are selling. The guy on television who's promoting this is an entertainer, not an evidence-based advisor. ...Read more
Does the human body absorb petroleum jelly through the skin? Is it unsafe to use petroleum based products, are there health risks?
Petro jelly is not toxic or significantly absorbed
it does hydrate the skin from the outside. ...Read more
I have sensitive skin and my face gets very dry and at times can be painful and now I use petroleum jelly at bedtime, but, I still have the problem?
Is using vasaline or petroleum jelly on my hair ok? Would it make my hair shiny and less frizzy and silky? Affects & effects plz.
Better choices: Vaseline would tend to make hair greasy, and would be very hard to wash out. Whatever your ethnicity, I would not recommend vaseline for your hair. Look in the drugstore - there are a variety of moisturizers and oil treatments available for hair of caucasians as well as people of color (with different hair types). ...Read more
Better options.: Using petroleum jelly for genital lubrication is reported to make some women more susceptible to vaginal infections & sexually transmitted diseases: http://tribune. Com. Ng/news2013/index. Php/en/component/k2/item/8338-using-petroleum-jelly-as-genital-lubricant-exposes-to-hiv-infection. ...Read more
Doesn't treat: Pertroleum jelly, as the name suggest is a petroleum product that can degrade condoms or a diaphragm. It doesn't treat the cause of itching, which might be a yeast infection that should be treated with an antifungal medication or other skin condition. It's not necessarily harmful, but may not be helpful. ...Read more
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Not harmful: It is non toxic to mucus membranes, so yes. All the best. ...Read more
Be healed!: Not sure how you get cuts on the penis from petroleum jelly- but the penis will heal just like cuts on any other part of the body. It might be best to rest it until the cuts heal though... ...Read more
Dear sir I had enjected petroleum jelly in side the my penis till I didn't facing any problem but I want to remove it. It's what is the cost?
Here re some. ..: Your Q is unclear in injecting petroleum jelly into the urethra or the penis itself. So, how to remove it will lie on considering not only when, where, why, and how the material was injected but what & how the injected affects you. The cost will vary depending what may be involved. So, seek pro-evaluation & counseling timely for more reasonable solution. Best wishes... ...Read more
Is it okay to apply vaseline (petroleum jelly) on eyelashes? I heard it makes them grow longer and thicker. If not, is there any other solutions?
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