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Doctor insights on: Campho Phenique Bo

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Campho phenique or dermoplast?

Campho phenique or dermoplast?

FOR WHAT??????: For a little relief from minor itch or pain you could use either one. For anything else you will not benefit from either of these. ...Read more

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Why does campho phenique treat boils?

Why does campho phenique treat boils?

Not typical treatmen: It is bacteriostatic but not an appropriate treatment for active infection such as a boil that is essentially a skin abscess. ...Read more

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Will my cold sore dry out if I keep campho-phenique on it all day?

Will my cold sore dry out if I keep campho-phenique on it all day?

BETTER NOT TO USE IT: Campho-phenique is an antiseptic, local anesthetic, germicide and parasiticide not an anti-viral ointment. Sore will heal without treatment (and if not irritated/injured) in roughly 10-14 days--longer if injured. Pain is a useful symptom of inflammation--it makes you stop using/touching the affected part. C-p numbs the area--may increase risk of injury. ...Read more

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Will the cold sore dry out if I keep campho-phenique on it all day?

Will the cold sore dry out if I keep campho-phenique on it all day?

Last a week: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more

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Can you use campho-phenique on a blister inside your mouth?

Can you use campho-phenique on a blister inside your mouth?

Advise against: I would use a mouth wash and keep the oral cavity clean. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or orajel if it hurts. If this does not go away on its own see a dentist. ...Read more

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I thought I was rubbing orajel on my sore gum and tooth but it was actually campho phenique I brushed my teeth 3 times should I be concerned?

I thought I was rubbing orajel on my sore gum and tooth but it was actually campho phenique I brushed my teeth 3 times should I be concerned?

You're OK: And I say that with a caveat. The small amount of campo phenique will not harm you. The untreated sore gum/tooth may harm you as you may be dealing with a spreading infection, and if so it will not self heal. You need to be professionally examined, diagnosed, and then treated. Please call a Dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do about bb & bo?

What can I do about bb & bo?

Hygiene and exams: See your dentist for a complete exam and a consultation for the bad breath. He\she may refer you to a physician if there is no apparent reason for your bad breath. There are also medical causes of bad breath. Practice better hygiene and if that doesn't work check with your physician regarding the bo. Clean mouth and clean body. ...Read more

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Is bo a sign of puberty in preteens?

Is bo a sign of puberty in preteens?

Not necessarily: The odor glands are influenced by hormones made in the adrenal glands and may become active months to years before the onset of puberty. Although they often happen in parallel, the true awakening of puberty is signaled by nipple enlargement in girls and increased testicle size in males. ...Read more

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If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

If I do Tae Bo will help me lose weight?

Exercise: Of any type can help a person lose weight, but may not be the only intervention necessary. Tae bo should provide excellent aerobic exercise and many benefits to your health. Weight loss is difficult and usually requires meaningful, consistent, and long lasting changes. For more information on healthy weight loss see: http://helpdoctorwtlosstips. Blogspot. Com/ ...Read more

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How long does it take to get thinner using tae bo fat blasting cardio?

How long does it take to get thinner using tae bo fat blasting cardio?

Depends: Depends upon how many calories you burn off in relationship to how many you ingest.

Burn off 3, 500 calories you don't eat, and you'll lose a pound. Dietary restriction needs to be combined with the increased exercise to lose weight properly and maximally. ...Read more

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Hello since I start take bo the tablet loestrin20 I have week peroid it is normal?

Hello since I start take bo the tablet loestrin20 I have week peroid it is normal?

Birth control: Birth control pills, including loestrin20, can shorten the duration of your period and lighten the amount of bleeding. ...Read more

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I can smell my bo and I think I stink but I asked my friends and they say I smell fine. Am I crazy or something?

Bromhidrosis: There are indeed psychological causes for this complaint. First of all you should see a dermatologist to see if there is any actual disease in the involved areas. ...Read more

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Try to shower every day, or if not possible then every two days. I also use deodorant frequently. Any suggestions for bo?

Try to shower every day, or if not possible then every two days. I also use deodorant frequently. Any suggestions for bo?

Deodorant: It is a possibility you may have axillary hyperhydrosis. You may consider visiting a Dermatologist for further evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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What diet neutralizes bo?

What diet neutralizes bo?

Healthy one!: People sweat but don't all smell bad. Key is likely in your diet. Junk food, processed foods, pungent food make for foul smells. Instead, lots of fruit and veges, lean meats, regular bathing, clean clothes. Baking powder under your pits dampens smell. Great product out of israel, a cream deodorant called lavalin. Apply once, gets a week or so without bo! ...Read more

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My 6th month baby has B.O under his arm pit. What can this be?

My 6th month baby has B.O under his arm pit. What can this be?

Can be normal: First, is there any white sticky discharge around the armpit? Or does the skin of the armpit look red and sore and peeling? If so it could be a fungal or bacterial infection and you need to take the baby to the doctor. If the skin looks normal and is just smelly this can be normal. Just wash the baby with plain water daily and use soap 2-3 times per week. ...Read more

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Is a daily, 45 minute session of tae bo effective for losing weight?

Is a daily, 45 minute session of tae bo effective for losing weight?

Helps -but not enuf: Any physical activity will help your health; however, 15 minutes of tae bo alone is unlikely to result in significant weight loss. Weight loss is typically achieved by decreasing calorie intake. Health is promoted by increasing physical activity. A combination of both is the best long term plan. 15 minutes is a good starting place but overall 30 minutes recommended for adult physical activity. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I smell of bo! I feel embarrassed while at school! Please help!?

This is serious: I take it that you're a young person. You can ask your same-sex parent, "I think it's time I start using deodorant". If that is not practical, ask a same-sex teacher for guidance -- they understand. You can alienate friends at any age, and as an adult body odor can get you fired from your job -- they won't tell you the real reason. You MUST manage this. ...Read more

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I'm thinking of using baby powder and switching from deodorant to antiperspirant, but what else can I do for my bo?

I'm thinking of using baby powder and switching from deodorant to antiperspirant, but what else can I do for my bo?

Body odor: Many times, body odor is due to a bacterial overgrowth in your groin or under arms that interacts with your sweat. Use a makeup pad and wipe your underarms and groin with rubbing alcohol. The cleans out the are and removes the germs. This is often all that is needed to eliminate the odor. If that doesn't work, you need to eliminate excess red meat from your diet. ...Read more