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When I smile my lip crack causing injuries. Am I allergy to vaseline?

When I smile my lip crack causing injuries. Am I allergy to vaseline?

Lip allergy or...: Persistent chapped lips may be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by foods and juices. Vaseline itself is just oil and thus shouldn't cause allergies. ...Read more

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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Is A&D like Vaseline?

Is A&D like Vaseline?

Yes: Vitamin A&D ointment has a texture like vaseline. It can be used a lot like vaseline is used. ...Read more

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What can Vaseline be used for?

What can Vaseline be used for?

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. ...Read more

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Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Yes: Vasoline is a good lubricant. Many people prefer water soluble lubricants rather than vasoline based as they [water based] are less greasy and clean up much more easily. ...Read more

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Using vaseline for blepharitis?

Using vaseline for blepharitis?

Not standard: Blepharitis can have a variety of causes, and depending on the type, treatments can vary. The basic treatment for most is to use hot compresses followed by eyelid hygiene using diluted baby shampoo 1 to 4 times daily. Artifificial tears can help with eye irritation & if itchy, topical antihistamines. Fish/flaxseed oil daily, and if severe, eye md eval. To rx an antibiotic/steroid ointment or doxy. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Helpful: Vasoline does not specifically "heal" anything. Our bodies do the healing. Vasoline is soothing and created a fairly waterproof barrier which may facilitate the healing process. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put vaseline in ur anus?

Is it safe to put vaseline in ur anus?

Safe: But not recommended. The petroleum base in vaseline can cause many local problems so i would nopt advise to use vaseline. ...Read more