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Grapeseed Oil Lubricant
No: Baby oil is not a good choice as a personal lubricant. Over time this may cause irritation to the genital skin. Additionally, the oil weakens latex condoms; therefore, making them less effective at preventing unintended pregnancy and stds. Try to find a water based lubricant that is designed for intimate use. ...Read more
Definitely: Pretty much any oil based lubricant can lead to problems with condom. So use water based lubricants such as k-y or liquid silk. ...Read more
Lubrication: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I was just wondering if it's safe to use olive or mineral oil as a lubricant and if so, which one would be best? Thank you
Is it safe to use baby oil as personal lubricant during sex? I know there are other alternatives, just wondered about baby oil!
Lubrication: This is 'safe' of course and you get to choose. ...Read more
My doc said to use vegetable oil as a lubricant for sex, because I react to regular lubricants. Is this ok? Are there any nonirritating lubricants?
Lubrication: Choice of lubrication depends on the preferences of both partners -- but vegetable oils should be okay if you react to ones like astroglide, etc. Some find coconut oil helpful, depending on your response. ...Read more
Coconut hair oil: The question to answer first is why? ...Read more
You shouldn't: Need any external lubrication to keep your penis moist. The penis doesn't need moisture to function properly; that usually provided by the female. 10w30 doesn't work either. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many lubricant products available. And people do use olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil, etc. As long as it is not irritating and you are not allergic, I think this would be okay. I hope our experts will chime in here! One caution: do NOT use petroleum jelly (Vaseline) with condoms. The petroleum jelly weakens condoms, and they can break. ...Read more
Anus was not made: For intercourse, that could lead to infection in both partners, can lead to rectal perforation or tears, bad hemm, can lead to incontinence of flatus and stool as the rectal sphincter can be damaged that would require very painful surgery to fix, that being said if u are going to ignore these warnings there are much better lubricants than mineral oil. ...Read more
Mineral oil can be safely used as a lubricant during intercourse and usually does not affect fertility. True?
True: Mineral oil has minimal effects on sperm. It is ok to use when trying to conceive. That said, use only what you need, and use it only where you need it. A small amount on the glans of the penis, or at the entrance to the vagina, is fine to use. Water soluble lubricants are more problematic for sperm. ...Read more
Is it true that mineral oil is a petroleum based product and can it be used safely as a lubricant during coitus?
Trouble maintaining his erection in order to penetrate. Require a lot of time lubricant like baby oil. What is next for me? Type 1 dm, 29
Erection fix: Type 1 diabetics often have trouble with erections due to damage to blood vessles and nerves from their diabetes. Drugs such as viagra, Levitra (vardenafil) or Cialis can be very helpful in helping to achieve a normal erection that will allow both penetration and completion to orgasm. ...Read more
What is the best oil to be used when performing peritoneal massage (to ease delivery)? Kitchen olive oil or a water lubricant or?
Olive, almond, coconut: Congratulations! Research confirms perineal massage reduces your chances of tearing/need for episiotomy and may reduce discomfort. No research compares oils but since some will be absorbed into your skin use an oil that is healthy to eat- I advise either olive, almond or coconut oil. See http://www. Midwife. Org/acnm/files/cclibraryfiles/filename/000000000656/perineal%20massage%20in%20pregnancy. Pdf. ...Read more
My pharmacy does not sell lubricant for sex. Is there a non oil based product that I could safely use as an alternative? It is for anal intercourse.
Lubrication: I am very surprised to hear this. Did you check the medication section. KY Jelly and products like it are often in the vaseline section or other 'medicated' areas. There are lots of online stores that sell every imaginable product like this. I cannot tell where you live so am to sure how else to direct you. ...Read more
Why is baby oil regarded as not a good idea to use for lubricant when masturbating? Is it dangerous? Also what happens when it gets inside the uretha?
NO such Rule: There is no such rule in medicine. Medicine or physicians would have no comment on your choice of lubrication for sexual activity. ...Read more
Does coconut oil as a lubricant during intercourse interferes in conceiving? If yes then besides coconut oil what else can be used as natural lubricant?
I'd rather: You use KY or astroglide.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are there any long-term drawbacks to using virgin, food-grade coconut oil as a sexual lubricant, both vaginally and anally? Pores, skin, reproductive
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