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Bar Soap Wash
Soap: Yes you can use bar soap to wash your hands. ...Read more
I'm sensitive to a lot of things/products so I was wondering what's a good bar of soap to wash my scalp with?
Beauticians: Are often familiar with a large number of products. The average person doesn't wash their hair with bar soap. Please consult with your esthetician ; /or your beautician for specific recommendations. Providers on healthtap have been asked not to make specific product endorsements. ...Read more
No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp. Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry. ...Read more
Do you get clean when only using a bar of soap to wash, or should you use a wash cloth when showering? Which washes germs off the best, bar or cloth?
Soap and water: Pretty wella time proven method. Make sure to rinse off carefully and pat dry. ...Read more
I got bit by a spider about 20 years ago. Shower I put a bar of soap and a wash cloth and and used it on the bite it. It got real pusy and a rash started to travel inside the bite. It I get bad rashes that startes on the bite when im hot its worse??
Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive skin. ...Read more
Acepxia soap is awesome and its incredible to know its soo inexpensive.
This is my personal experience, and I do not have any financial interest in this product.
Good luck. ...Read more
Acne: Dove soap will not make your face break out. If you have the tendency for acne washing with dove will not prevent your face from breaking out. Acne is not due to dirty skin. It is due in part to bacterial inflammation of blocked sebaceous gland ducts. See your doctor or dermatologist to prevent acne so that you are not left with scars. ...Read more
If you wash a skin infection with bar soap and then use the same soap all over your body will the infection spread?
Can you be sick from swallowing a bit of face wash and bar soap? Would you be sick immediately after or can it happen a day later?
Yes but minor: Your nervous system /gut are both wired to help you live...by making you vomit if you ingest something foul. That said, a bit of soap would seldom trigger that response unless it was particularly nasty tasting. The soap itself would cruise through your gut without problems. Some people take a related product for gas all the time. Don't loose sleep over this. ...Read more
What is the best bar soap for facewash, I need a soap that don't dry my skin but moisturise it but not leaving it greasy, liquid wash to hars fro me.
Bee ; Flower: Soap can be purchased in chinatown or on line. It is easy on the skin and pleasant smelling. One type is called sandalwood, but there are several others. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is it okay to wash my scalp with Dove Unscented Body Wash or the dove bar soap? Shampoo's make me itchy.
That's fine!: It ir works for you, go for it. ...Read more
Being treated for vulvovaginitis caused by bacteria infection. What can I safely wash the area with that is not bar soap? Don't want to reinfect area.
Exteranal vulva wash: The vulvar skin can be washed with dove, caress, or ivory soap safely- or hibiclens and/or phisoderm ...Read more
Is it bad to wash my scalp and hair with dial white bar soap? I'm allergic to shampoos and conditioners.
May not be best: Dial isn't the name most would recommend for sensitive skin, given its traditional product has scent and coloring additives. However a new line might prove itself. Less so for hair. Patch tests can identify allergy to chemicals in shampoos and conditioners, and may help you find hair products that don't trigger allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more
You can: Why ask this question? If you have a phobia about "germs" seek a psychiatric consult. Do not take seriously the popular ads for soaps to "kill germs". They are as effective as any other soaps or skin cleansers, no more. ...Read more
25f, virgin, light yellow vaginal discharge. Vagina smells fishy especially when I wash with bar soap. What can this be? : (
Bacterial vaginosis: Mostly commonly, a fishy odor from the vagina is bacterial vaginosis. An overgrowth of a normal bacteria in the vagina. Sometimes it can be in response to environmental changes such as changes in diet, exercise, stress or products placed in the vagina. If you're concerned, see your physician and she may decide to treat you with some antibiotics. ...Read more
Can a yeast infection or vaginosis be transfered to woman to woman by sharing a bar of soap? And of course we use wash cloths.
Are there other ways to spread genital herpes besides oral sex and genital contact? (e.I. Your hands, sharing towels/wash cloths, soap bars, etc.)
No: Antibacterial soaps contain antibiotics. Regular soaps can help remove the oil that germs cling to from the skin or other surface so that it can be flushed away with water. ...Read more
Is it bad to wash yourself with soap three times over in the shower? I often do this. Is it bad to be exposed to this many chemicals?
Unlikely: However, it is curious that you have a specific number of times that you do this every time. There is a chance that there are compulsive features of this suggesting possible Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Also, if one scrubs too hard one can cause injuries to the skin. See your doctor to discuss in person if you wonder about harm ...Read more
None: All soaps work the same way, by dissolving salts and oils. Whether the soap is liquid or bar they do the same thing. ...Read more
Options: If it is easy to identify the soap brand associated with the allergy, avoidance is the best option. However, soaps can have a lot of chemicals that can be sensitizers for contact dermatitis allergy such as wool alcohols, fragrances, Cl+Me- isothiazolinone, quaternium 15, diazolidinyl urea, and imidazolidinyl urea (GERMALL 115), to name a few. Patch testing with the TRUE test can help identify. ...Read more
Not the inside: You should wash the vulva (the outside) with a gentle soap and warm water. But you should not wash inside or douche. The vagina has normal, healthy bacteria in it that keep the vagina clean and working normally. Washing with soap or douching with anything can change that for the worse. Then you are left with more discharge and problems than you started with. ...Read more
As soon as you want: Your baby doesn't do much to get themselves dirty, so most babies do not need a bath more than once or twice a week. Until the cord has fallen off and has healed, your baby's belly shouldn't be immersed in water, so that means sponge bathing. It's ok to use soap right after birth, just use a mild soap intended for infants. ...Read more
It can: Throw off vaginal ph and increase risk for dryness or vaginal bacteriosis. ...Read more