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Gold Bond Ultimate Healing
I used gold bond ultimate healing cream down there and my period is late, hasn't come yet.. Is that a cause of it not coming yet? Should I be worried?
Jock itch: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Sure: Sure, try it. If it feels better, awesome. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is gold bond powder spray okay to use for women in outer groin area? Mainly for upcoming hot summer days.
Yes for external use: Yes, safe for external useGet a more detailed answer ›
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.
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
I have 3 brands hand sanatizor that i use: avon, purel, and gold bond. Are those okay brands, or do you sugest something better?
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
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
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?
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
I use gold bond corn starch based powder all over body for sweating. I tend to inhale a lot when applying it. Is this harmful?
Powder can harm lung: A substance foreign to the lung can set up an inflammatory response in the lung which can lead to a short term reaction like swelling and / or spasm in the lung or a long term effect where the structure of the lung tissue becomes so thick the effected part of the lung can no longer get oxygen into the body and bad gases out properly. If this area is too wide, one can become a lung cripple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer