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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 ›
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible yes, but: Water soluble jelly is preferable and gender to your body. ...Read more
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