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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
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
Allergic to many meds. Crohns & only vaseline left to put in anus-fissure,soreness for years. Now vaseline burns me bad(allergy? What can I use inste
Red bumps under nose after wiping a lot, severe allergies.Didn't really hurt but itched a little bit.Vaseline helped and they went away less than week?
Dry red patches round eyes, cheeks and mouth (non-flaky). No recent allergy or medication. 2 days moisturiser and vaseline not improving. Fungi or..?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer