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Best Soap Bar For The Face
What is the best soap for me. I've oily skin, pimples, redspot & darkspot on my face. What soap? Is it cetaphil, acne soap, kojic or oatmeal soap?
You can always try..: Cetaphil oil control soap, if that doesn't work try a brand called "boots" this can be found at target. If that doesn't work contact me again and i will recommend stronger washes :]. ...Read more
Don't get: Caught up with soaps. If you have a UTI, let the medications/antibiotics do their job and otherwise stay hydrated and just remain hygienic. Avoid harsh soaps in sensitive areas as much as possible. But soaps don't particular decrease or increase your risk of UTIs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild, no fragrance: Pick a gentle bar soap or liquid cleanser, preferably one with no fragrance added and as few preservatives as possible. Every person has different sensitivities, so you may have to try several until you find the one that is best for you. ...Read more
Antibacterial soap: The h1n1 flu outbreak of 2009 and 2010 led to further concern about transmitting germs. An increased focus on hand washing led to many people finding security in antibacterial soaps; however, research by the cdc found that the soap's antibiotic was no better at killing germs than regular hand soaps. ...Read more
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.
Any without ..: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be inserting soap inside the vagina. There is no need to and it can cause significant irritation. The vagina cleans itself and any "cleaner/douche" shouldn't be used internally as it can cause problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers