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Baby Oil Side Effects
Safe To Use Baby Oil: "Baby oil" is commonly applied to babies' skin. It does not moisturize however due to it's 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
Skin on the sides of belly and breasts peels off flaky white. What can I do to avoid this? I use creams and baby oil but it doesn't seem to go away
My partner used lavender scented baby oil as lubricant, next day I felt irritated and looked raw on the side of my labia. Today I have discharge, why?
Reaction: It sounds like you had a bad reaction to this lubricant. You probably should avoid it in the future. ...Read more
Been sick. Threw up laying on side. Ear feels like there's swimmers ear. Tried a nose sucker, water, baby oil &now blood came out on 1 qtip.?
Sort of.: While it's a myth that you can accelerate tanning by applying baby oil, the use of baby oil instead of a good sunscreen lotion will certainly make your skin much more susceptible to tanning and way more likely to burn. Remember, tanning is your body's way of telling you that you're getting too much sun. Baby oil is a petroleum product that contains no sunscreen. ...Read more
Hello. Can I use baby oil for masturbation lubrication? Is it safe and no harmful effects on genitals? . I am circumcised. Thanks
Yes: This would not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Baby oil: Baby oil is usually a safe product but everyone is an individual and skin may have reactions. ...Read more
I've been tanning using baby oil for 3 days. For 1 hour. Till 11 am. Max 12. Now found out using oil is dangerous. I'm scared am I already in danger?
Sun dangers: Tanning in general is not recommended. It is fine to be in the sun with sun protection of SPF 30 or higher. Oil only thought to augment the effects of the sun, but oil itself is not damaging, the sun is. You need approximately 10-20 minutes per day of sun exposure for Vit D purposes, but tanning is not needed for this and harmful to skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer