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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Can you spread HPV through petroleum jelly?

Can you spread HPV through petroleum jelly?

No: Intimate contact is the most common way HPV is spread; however, HPV can be spread from contact with surfaces such as door knobs and public toilette seats. Under the right circumstances, it could be spread through petroleum jelly. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it true that petroleum jelly clogs pores?

Is it true that petroleum jelly clogs pores?

Nope: 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, Cleansing, Ex foliating ...Read more

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Is there evidence that petroleum jelly is cancer causing?

Is there evidence that petroleum jelly is cancer causing?

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

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Is there a suspected link between Petroleum Jelly and cancer?

Is there a suspected link between Petroleum Jelly and cancer?

May be: You will find some who will find a suspected connection to cancer with any thing. There is no objective evidence to suspect that petroleum jelly is carcinogenic. ...Read more

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Could i be allergic to petroleum jelly on my face but not anywhere else?

Could i be allergic to petroleum jelly on my face but not anywhere else?

Irritation rather: petroleum jelly if applied to dry skin can cause irritation to an already inflamed skin, make sure you apply it on a cleansed bit moist skin, better after using cream soap, if the problem persists, see your doctor or a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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Is it safe to use physiogel and petroleum jelly at the same time on my face?

Is it safe to use physiogel and petroleum jelly at the same time on my face?

See below: Using both shouldn't be necessary. Physiogel cream should provide adequate moisturizing for your face & is hypo-allergenic, soap-free, & non-comedogenic. Petroleum jelly might tend to clog pores & is quite messy. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i be allergic to petroleum jelly on my face but not anywhere else?

Please tell me, could i be allergic to petroleum jelly on my face but not anywhere else?

Irritation rather: not an allergic reaction, your face is always exposed to air, sun and different agents , so it reacts differently, avoid petroleum jelly on your face, apply moisturizers on a rather damp skin, not dry skin, after washing with a cream soap ...Read more

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Is using vasaline or petroleum jelly on my hair ok? Would it make my hair shiny and less frizzy and silky? Affects & effects plz.

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

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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 ?

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

Petroleum Jelly (Definition)

Petroleum jelly or vasoline can be used as a barrier ointment for like diaper rash, eczema ...Read more