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Can yardley almond oatmeal soap be used for laundry soap?

Can yardley almond oatmeal soap be used for laundry soap?

Yardley products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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I had an allergic reactiom to powder gain laundry soap. Took me almost a week to figure out. Even with benedryl im veryy itchy. Any home remedies?

I had an allergic reactiom to powder gain laundry soap. Took me almost a week to figure out. Even with benedryl im veryy itchy. Any home remedies?

Cold comp/calamineHC: You can use following home remedies 1cold compresses or if wide spread soak in tub of water 2calamine lotion and over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream can help relieve itching. 3benadryl for itching as you are taking, but needs to be taken every 4 hours if inhome treatment does not cause complete relief, consult your doctor as youmay need prescription meds. ...Read more

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Whenever I do laundry my hyperacusis flares up. I become extra sensitive to sounds.What can I do? Any soap you recommend?

Whenever I do laundry my hyperacusis flares up. I become extra sensitive to sounds.What can I do? Any soap you recommend?

Loud noise: Is the cause the soap or is it the loud noise of the laundry machine that bothers you ear? It sounds like its probably the noise. A visit to an ENT doctor should answer the question. The typical treatments for hyperacusis, called retraining therapy, can be very helpful. ...Read more

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I get huge welts on my body everyday, i've changed my laundry detergent, soap, ect. But how can I find out what is causing this reaction?

I get huge welts on my body everyday, i've changed my laundry detergent, soap, ect. But how can I find out what is causing this reaction?

See your physician: See your physician for a complete history and physical. There are many causes other than an allergic on you are focused on. Lupus and roseacae are part of the differential diagnosis. I had several patients who after a detailed exam found out it was their eye cream causing hives and another lupus. Find and treat the underlying cause. ...Read more

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My daughter put cereal boxes in with the laundry detergent area and she had cereal and tasted soap. Should I be worried & when to worry?

My daughter put cereal boxes in with the laundry detergent area and she had cereal and tasted soap. Should I be worried & when to worry?

Poison control: You can call poison control and tell them the exact soap she took and if she is showing any symptoms and they can guide you through this. Instead of worrying- call them. ...Read more

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I am 5 wks preg. wondering if it is safe to use any kind of scented laundry soap and be breathing it in from it being on my clothes after washing them?

I am 5 wks preg. wondering if it is safe to use any kind of scented laundry soap and be breathing it in from it being on my clothes after washing them?

Use common sense: I researched the FDA and was not able to come up with a definitive answer. There are many websites touting safer more natural laundry detergents for babies and mothers with sensitive skin. I would avoid laundry detergents with harsh toxic chemicals. Most laundry detergents have been tested so that they are safe for pregnant women. ...Read more