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I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

Safe To Use Baby Oil: "Baby oil" is commonly applied to babies' skin. It does not moisturize however due to its poor absorption by the skin. Beyond this, it can be used as massage oil on infant skin. Classical baby oils are safe when used as directed. As with any product, carefully read the label, avoid dyes & fragrances, avoid phthalates & parabens. See your doctor for any abnormal skin condition your infant may have ...Read more

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Is mastrrbating with baby oil safe?

Sure: Lubrication is helpful in preventing chafing/irritation, as long as you are not allergic/sensitive to any of the ingredients in the oil. ...Read more

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Can I use expired baby oil as lube for masturbating?

Can I use expired baby oil as lube for masturbating?

Probably safe: These products begin to break down over time & some degradation products may be a bit irritating. However, it is likely to be safe for a year or so after a listed expiration date. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use baby oil or baby lotion while masturbating?

Is it okay to use baby oil or baby lotion while masturbating?

Yes: There is nothing wrong with using either of those lubricants to aid in masturbation. If using a condom afterward for penile vaginal sex, you would want to be careful if the condom is latex. Oil based products can deteriorate the condom and lead to issues. ...Read more

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Is baby oil a danger to your eyes?

Is baby oil a danger to your eyes?

No: Not harmful to eyes but shouldn't be used as an eyedrop or lubricant. I am guessing that you splashed some in your eye or your babies eye. It will rapidly clean itself out and do not harm. ...Read more

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Could I wax my penis using baby oil?

Could I wax my penis using baby oil?

Sure: Whatever works and feels good. Don't ever inject anything into it unless you're under a physician's care. ...Read more

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Which will heal a cut more quickly, baby powder or baby oil?

Which will heal a cut more quickly, baby powder or baby oil?

Wound care: Neither:apply pressure with a clean cloth to stop bleeding, clean the wound with water, use an antibiotic ointment to prevent infection, bandage the wound if it's in an area that might get dirty, watch for swelling and redness, get a tetanus booster if you are due for one. ...Read more

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What does baby oil do for your skin?

What does baby oil do for your skin?

Not very much.: Baby oil is essentially mineral oil — a petroleum product. Like many other oils, it can be used to trap moisture in your skin if you apply it right after you shower or bathe. And that's about it. ...Read more

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Help please! Is baby oil bad for skin?

Help please! Is baby oil bad for skin?

Baby oil: Mineral or baby oil is a good moisturizer. It tends to get quite slippery and may feel greasy. Other alternatives are fragrance free moisturizing creams and lotions such as cereve and cetaphil. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke a cigarette that's been soaked in baby oil?

Is it okay to smoke a cigarette that's been soaked in baby oil?

No no no: Bad idea. It is not ok to smoke anything. Nothing. Nada. But educate me here. What is the reason one would even consider doing this? ...Read more

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Can I use baby oil as a laxative?

Can I use baby oil as a laxative?

Baby oil: This is not a good idea. Better to use prune juice, or prunes, or Miralax, (polyethylene glycol) or Milk of Magnesia. ...Read more

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Can you use baby oil as a sexual lubricant?

Can you use baby oil as a sexual lubricant?

No: Baby oil is not a good choice as a personal lubricant. Over time this may cause irritation to the genital skin. Additionally, the oil weakens latex condoms; therefore, making them less effective at preventing unintended pregnancy and stds. Try to find a water based lubricant that is designed for intimate use. ...Read more

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I use jonhson baby oil on my face ... Is it good?

I use jonhson baby oil on my face ... Is it good?

Ok: I think most people would find it too oily, and it would have a greater chance of causing acne and plugged pores than a non-comedogenic moisturizer. But if it works for you that's great. ...Read more

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Rubbed baby oil on my penis its burning now??R

Rubbed baby oil on my penis its burning now??R

Wash it off.: Wash it off with water and mild unscented soap and do not do it again! If it does not feel better soon, see a doctor to be sure something else is not going on. Use mild unscented lotions and soaps and detergents to avoid reactions. ...Read more

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Help please! Is baby oil a good lubricant to keep penis moist?

Help please! Is baby oil a good lubricant to keep penis moist?

You shouldn't: Need any external lubrication to keep your penis moist. The penis doesn't need moisture to function properly; that usually provided by the female. 10w30 doesn't work either. ...Read more

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What should I do if I get baby oil in my eye?

What should I do if I get baby oil in my eye?

Eye wash: While baby oil usually does not do any permanent damage to the eye, it can sting and be irritating. Flush the eye with water or eye wash for at least 15 minutes and if the eye is blurred or hurting, go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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Could baby oil cure bacne (back acne)?

Could baby oil cure bacne (back acne)?

No: I'm sorry your illness has not been addressed as it should have been. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least short-term systemic treatment. Start with topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day and phone your physician now. Systemic tetracycline plus topical BP is likely to cure you, or you may be a candidate for isotretinoin. ...Read more