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Can I use cetaphil gentle skin cleanser to wash my hair with?

Can I use cetaphil gentle skin cleanser to wash my hair with?

Hair wash: Yes, no harm in trying. Skin cleansers, shampoos, etc are formulated to work best on the area of the body they are intended for. But there is no harm to try a skin cleanser to shampoo with. ...Read more

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Is dove unscented bar soap okay to wash hair with as well as ivory bar soap?

Is dove unscented bar soap okay to wash hair with as well as ivory bar soap?

No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp.Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry. ...Read more

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Dr.Bronner's bar soap okay to wash hair with?

Sure: I see no problem with using this to wash your hair. If you do it for awhile and your hair does not seem to respond well you can try something else but this should be fine for most. ...Read more

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Does showering with fragranced soap worsen bv?

Does showering with fragranced soap worsen bv?

No: But the chemicals in the soap can be irritating to tissue that is already inflamed from an infection. ...Read more

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Can i wash my vagina with cetaphil cleanser?

Can i wash my vagina with cetaphil cleanser?

Maybe: I've seen blogs where women have done this. However, you may upset the pH balance of your vagina which is needed to maintain natural vaginal hygiene. Cetaphil is fine for cleansing the vulva and may soothe irritation. The best vaginal cleanser is really plain yogurt that is washed out with warm water. Yogurt has a pH of 4 and is soothing for most women. ...Read more

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Is it good to use gentle exfoliating dove mousturizing cream soap for contact dermatitis?

Is it good to use gentle exfoliating dove mousturizing cream soap for contact dermatitis?

Skin care: As long as it is nto fragranced cream soap, u can try it. Usually removing the allergen from contact with skin will help. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone with aloe. ...Read more

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Can u use baby water wipes to clean your penis with?

Can u use baby water wipes to clean your penis with?

Yes: Baby wipes are generally safe for skin and genital contact for adults as well as children. Double check the ingredient list and don't use if you have allergies to the ingredients. Be aware that baby wipes will NOT prevent or cure infections - if you have pain, itching, or a rash on your penis, have it evaluated by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Is dove bar soap really safe to use as facial wash?

Wash: Dove is considered one of the more milder soaps. Soaps are always more drying in general compared to non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve cleansers which are a benefit to those with sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Should women wash their vaguna with soap?

Should women wash their vaguna with soap?

Not the inside: You should wash the vulva (the outside) with a gentle soap and warm water. But you should not wash inside or douche. The vagina has normal, healthy bacteria in it that keep the vagina clean and working normally. Washing with soap or douching with anything can change that for the worse. Then you are left with more discharge and problems than you started with. ...Read more

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Can soap wash HPV off hands?

Can soap wash HPV off hands?

No: Hpv is a virus and it will present as a wart on you hand. A wart is remove by chemical treatment, freezing or laser. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena T-Gel shampoo or soap-free tree oil cleansing conditioner?

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

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Should I massage my scalp gently or vigorously?

Should I massage my scalp gently or vigorously?

Gentle to Moderate: If you massage your scalp too vigorously, you may irritate the hair follicles and cause folliculitis. ...Read more

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Does scrubbing with a washcloth safely remove dry skin off the face?

Yes: Do not be overly aggressive. There are devices for home use that microdermabrasion the skin and even infuse anti aging products such as clarisonic. ...Read more

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Is cleaning atopic dermatitis skin with hot wet towel okay/safe?

Is cleaning atopic dermatitis skin with hot wet towel okay/safe?

Maybe: Hot can mean different things to different people. Hot could also burn and aggravate any existing skin problem. I prefer the idea of warm, with the temperature comfortable to your skin when you test it. ...Read more

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Dr or no? Used brush handle to masturbate, sanitized with rubbing alcohol and rinsed with soap and water before use. Cut and slight bleeding.

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Dr or no? Used brush handle to
 masturbate, sanitized with rubbing alcohol and rinsed with soap and water before use. Cut and slight bleeding.

Here are some...: By history, apparently physical irritation played an important role in inducing the reported result after masturbation; so stop its use & seek evaluation and counseling so to upgrade the practice of safe sex with current available concept and means. One point I would like to praise your effort to sanitize the improvised device, but still may pose chemical irritation to few beside it "roughness". ...Read more