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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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Hi doctors. Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.

Hi doctors.  Does oatmeal soap suitable for body? What soap should I use for my entire body? I have normal body skin type.

Yes: Any soap that does not have antibacterial/deodrant/or heavy scent(unscented best), with a maoisturizer will do. Oatmeal can be drying otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Sounds good: I like the smell of almond soup also. Oatmeal sounds healthy. Therefore they must be good and I do not see a medical problem with both of them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Is it possible to be allergic to oatmeal based soaps/lotions, but not when I ingest it?

Yes: It may be the additives in oatmeal based soaps and lotions you are allergic to. Oatmeall soaps are not pure oatmeal. ...Read more

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For about a year now, I have been experiencing a soap like taste in my mouth when I eat certain foods. The foods that I have specifically noticed it happening with are oatmeal and wads crackers. It happens from time to time with random things but not with

For about a year now, I have been experiencing a soap like taste in my mouth when I eat certain foods. The foods that I have specifically noticed it happening with are oatmeal and wads crackers. It happens from time to time with random things but not with

Bad taste: There is often no definitive reason or diagnosis for strange tastes. More common is some people who have a metallic taste. It could be due to allergies, infection, smoking, systemic or stomach issues, poor oral hygiene, tooth or gum problems, changes in saliva, reaction to medications, etc. Or for no reason. See your dentist and medical doctors for a thorough exam. ...Read more

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My daughter has eczema, what are good soaps/shampoos to use? She's 4 yrs old. Is aveeno (oatmeal) great?

My daughter has eczema, what are good soaps/shampoos to use? She's 4 yrs old. Is aveeno (oatmeal) great?

Suggested products: I like cetaphil cleanser for eczema - it is a non-soap cleanser and does not strip away the moisture the skin needs yet still cleans. Shampoos? Something mild - i would still do j and j baby shampoo - assuming the skin issue is not on the scalp. ...Read more

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Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.

Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) baby moisture cream on my dry, itchy scalp? My scalp is dry from using dr.Bronners soap.

Dry Scalp: You can use aveno cream on your scalp. A good conditioner would also be helpful such as avlon keracare dry ; itchy scalp conditioner. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. Is oatmeal soap suitable for oily face? Which is effective oatmeal soap, acne soap or cetaphil for oily face?

Hi doctors. Is oatmeal soap suitable for oily face? Which is effective oatmeal soap, acne soap or cetaphil for oily face?

YMMV.: Between the many recommended cleansers, your individual response is what determines which one works best for you. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

Good brands: These are good brands made for dry sensitive skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic, fragrance-free. Some other brands include cetaphil, cerave, eucerin, vanos, neutrogena. ...Read more