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Can I use camphor phinique for an inner ear infection my ear is stopped up i was prescribed cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) and amoxivillin bunt can't afford them

Can I use camphor phinique for an inner ear infection my ear is stopped up i was prescribed cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) and amoxivillin bunt can't afford them

Confusing statement: Amoxicillin is an old antibiotic and generally very cheep.You should look into a discount card you can find most places.It would be your best chance to cure a middle ear infection of the items listed. Putting camphophonique in your canal may give you something to do, but it wouldn't cure a middle ear infection. You may self heal in 6-8 weeks like they did before antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can I use camphor phenique for a inner ear infection don't have the money for a prescription called cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone)

Can I use camphor phenique for a inner ear infection don't have the money for a prescription called cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone)

Hello. : Hello. Campho phenique can help with pain of the external ear canal. However if you have a middle or inner ear infection, I am not sure that it would help with those sources of pain. Also, if you have an ear infection, it will not cure it. It also won't help hearing loss. Is there any chance that you have a ruptured ear drum?- because i don't know what would happen if you used this substance and the ear drum was ruptured. ...Read more

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What are the uses of camphor for skin doctors?

What are the uses of camphor for skin doctors?

Depends: If it is an ingredient in the skin moisturizer it can help with the itching if you have dry skin. If it is used for nasal redness and peeling while suffering from a runny nose etc it is protective to the peeling skin abd soothing to the mucosal membranes. Some feel better when applying at night to the nostrils or any areas that have been wet above the lips. ...Read more

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I use lip balm so much to make sure they are moisturized with camphor, menthol, of phenol. So why are my lips still so dry?

I use lip balm so much to make sure they are moisturized with camphor, menthol, of phenol. So why are my lips still so dry?

Chapped lips: you may be overusing these medications and causing a contact dermatitis to occur, keeping them dry and peeling. Seek medical attention to make sure you are not experiencing a skin reaction to these products or have a superficial skin infection from them ...Read more

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Is it saf to use Vicks vaporub durin pregnancy?Made of menthol eucalyptus & camphor.Hubby rubs it on toddler & I can smell it sometimes.harm my baby?

Is it saf to use Vicks vaporub durin pregnancy?Made of menthol eucalyptus & camphor.Hubby rubs it on toddler & I can smell it sometimes.harm my baby?

Doubt harm...but...: I consider this a form of avoidable air pollution that has no value in kids below school age if then. It mimics practices of indigenous cultures that used sap of pine trees to scent the moist steam in sweat lodges. Its effects are more tradition & assumption than real. I find it makes kids cough more. ...Read more

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What does edible camphor treat?

What does edible camphor treat?

Camphor: Camphor has been historically as an expectorant,
to decrease flatulence and for respiratory complaints. ...Read more

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Can camphor medicine overdose can cause death?

Can camphor medicine overdose can cause death?

Yes: It's the basis of vick's vaporub and quite poisonous if you ingest a large amount, which would be very foolish. So far as i know, ingested camphor is not used in evidence-based medicine. ...Read more

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What happens if a person consumes camphor daily?

What happens if a person consumes camphor daily?

Camphor Overdose: May cause burning of mouth/ throat, ^’ed thirst, abdominal pain, nausea/ vomiting, agitation, muscle spasms, irritation of skin, rapid heart rate slow breathing rate, rigid muscles, seizures or loss of consciousness.
REF: http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/poison/camphor-overdose/overview.html?mcubz=0 ...Read more

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Can camphor be used on the anus?

Can camphor be used on the anus?

I would: Definitely not recommend its use in or on the anus. Not sure what your are expecting to accomplish with its use. ...Read more

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I'm 7 months pregnant and i been sniffing on camphor on and off will that affect my babe in any way if i continue?

I'm 7 months pregnant and i been sniffing on camphor on and off will that affect my babe in any way if i continue?

Very unsafe: Camphor easily crosses the placental barrier and even small doses can cause fatal poisoning.To the fetus. It will also cause serious liver and neurologic toxicities to you. Stop it now before you cause irreversible damage to you and your baby. ...Read more

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What are the result of camphor the skin doctor?

What are the result of camphor the skin doctor?

Helps with itching: It is an ingredient used in lotions to help stop itcching when the skin is dry and the person would like to avoid steroids. It is also used in cough products and sore throat products, . ...Read more

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Is using a camphor liquid made for warm mist humidifier dangerous? I have a cough and congestion.

Is using a camphor liquid made for warm mist humidifier dangerous? I have a cough and congestion.

Xlear: Your doc may tell you that you have a sinus infection. You can use a natural product called xlear (pronounced "clear") to clean out nasal (oxymetazoline) passages and break up the biofilm where germs multiply. Tastes good too! Please skip the camphor and just use a warm mist humidifier. ...Read more