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Dr. Corey Clay
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Bonding (Definition)

Bonding is the adhering of a dental material to tooth structure. Most of the time these dental materials are composite or porcelain. More commonly the public may understand bonding to be the adhering of composite material to the front teeth in order ...Read more


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My vagina itches and is kind of sore. Is it safe to use extra strength gold bond body powder on my vagina? I have not talked to a doctor yet, and hoping to avoid it. I've only used gold bond once on my vagina.

My vagina itches and is kind of sore. Is it safe to use extra strength gold bond body powder on my vagina? I have not talked to a doctor yet, and hoping to avoid it. I've only used gold bond once on my vagina.

Hello. : Hello. I just looked it up on the gold bond website and it states "warnings:
for external use only." it also states use only as directed. I know that some women use the powder in their vaginal area. However, my interpretation of what the gold bond manufacturer is stating is external use and i don't think that was to include vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Can I use gold bond for jock itch?

Can I use gold bond for jock itch?

Not great!: Better is the blue-green cannister which contains zinc oxide at 5%! Made by Gold bond! Zinc is anitfungal! ...Read more

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What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can i put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can i put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

They are : All effective medications. Some will work better on some people and vice a versa.
Be careful with some of the powders, some have ingredients that help fungus flourish. ...Read more

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I currently have an issue with my skin where my fingers are. They have developed worse and is itching. I have used gold medicated bond. ?

I currently have an issue with my skin where my fingers are. They have developed worse and is itching. I have used gold medicated bond. 
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Skin issues: You need a diagnosis from your doctor. You MAY have a food sensitivity. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has a good dried-blood spot panel but your doc can order some tests. Gold Bond helps symptoms, You need to heal the root. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

White scaly patches in the inner folds of my skin near the butt area. It itches and some pain from scratching.do I have jock itch? I am a female.

Intertrigo: Not related to diet. Try OTC hydrocortisone and miconazole ( or clotrimazole) creams together. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or irritated,gently clean off with bathroom paper (or kleenex) using any lotion. In the shower, wash with hands only, no scrubbing. ...Read more

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Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Persistent itch located on jaw line neck and chest mainly nipple and turned white. No rash. Tried lotion, oils, gold bond, anti itch. no Relief 4mth.

Rashes: Rashes are generally impossible to diagnose over the computer. Since you have tried so many things without relief, it's time to see the dr. to get it examined and properly diagnosed so the best treatment can hopefully occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I use gold bond for my vaginal area?

On skin,not vagina : The active ingredients in gold bond are dimethicone and menthol, which can be soothing to skin with itching, skin irritation, rash. In general, it's better to treat the cause--for example, a yeast infection needs an anti fungal treatment. If rash or itching persist, see your dr. ...Read more

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Is gold bond safe to us in the vaginal area?

Yes: I'm assuming your talking about a lotion or powder or cream? You can definitely use lotion or cream. It's best to avoid talc in the vaginal area (cornstarch=okay). Ask question again if you have a specific product in mind. ...Read more

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Gold bond medicated lotion and pregnancy, is it okay to use?

Ask your OB MD: Every pregnant patient needs to ask these types of questions to the OB MD who is currently caring for the pregnancy during prenatal care. That OB MD will know your entire history and course of care during this pregnancy and can give you an accurate answer. ...Read more

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Gold bond and tripleantibiotic help heal anal fisure?

Gold bond and tripleantibiotic help heal anal fisure?

Not really: An anal fissure is not an infection, so there's no use for the antibiotic cream. A fissure is a tear in the inner lining(mucosa).Usually assoc. With pain and bleeding w each bowel movement. There are some topical creams which can help, but sometimes surgery is needed to excise the fissure or to reduce the tension of the anal sphincter. Stay hydrated, eat well, and see a colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Can i put gold bond on vagina?

Can i put gold bond on vagina?

No: I donot think so ,it is not a good idea ...Read more

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Using gold bond powder near vagina?

Using gold bond powder near vagina?

OK: Gold bond powder is safe to use in the groins but if the condition you are treating does not improve then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you put gold bond body powder on your vagina?

Can you put gold bond body powder on your vagina?

Not recommended: Talc based powders have been found to possibly be one factor in the development of cancers of the female reproductive organs. If you wish to use a powder in the vulvar area, use one that is cornstarch based, and avoid the mucous membranes ("wet" area inside) of the vagina itself. ...Read more

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Does gold bond work for healing acne scars/inflammation?

Does gold bond work for healing acne scars/inflammation?

Not Ideal: See your clinician who can prescribe medications, like topical tretinoin (ie, Retin-A) or a dermatologist who can prescribe oral tretinoin or perform procedures (chemical peel, laser, etc) to treat acne scars and inflammation. ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but i wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe its from training but i wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

Shaq attack...: It sounds like a reasonable initial treatment plan. Give it a shot and see. If there is no improvement, then you get to blame "the Shaq" for his recommendation. To remove all doubt consult with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you for trying Healthtap. ...Read more

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Ive been experiencing itchy heels only at night when i go to bed. It happens within half an hour of getting into bed. The only thing that takes it away is to douse the area in gold bond extra strength foot powder. The itchiness doesnt happen at any other

Ive been experiencing itchy heels only at night when i go to bed. It happens within half an hour of getting into bed. The only thing that takes it away is to douse the area in gold bond extra strength foot powder. The itchiness doesnt happen at any other

When things get: quiet at night we are less distracted. Thus we can focus on physical and emotional symptoms that we don't focus on during the busy day. Please see your doc to rule out fungal infection on feet. Peace and good health. Avoid alcohol-containing lotions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis everyday for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Which kind?: As long as it does not irritate your penis, it should be ok. The anti-itch formula may irritate the tip of the penis however if applied accidentally. But why? ...Read more

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I had a callus on my foot that i peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Your dermatologist can give you a better treatment than gold bond. ...Read more

Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


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Itch (Definition)

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