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Is it safe to add hot water to Vicks vapor rub and breath in the vapors with a towel over your head. The warning label says not to, may cause burns?

Is it safe to add hot water to Vicks vapor rub and breath in the vapors with a towel over your head. The warning label says not to, may cause burns?

Vapors: Lose the head towel and just breath in vapor; alternatively, just take a shower and breath in the steam. The mentholatum is sooth, however can be irritating to nasal and lung passages in breathed in close proximity, Follow the label warnings, ...Read more

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I had a skin burn from boiling hot water a few days ago on my upper side of hand. Now it has started to shed off. Any medicine? Is it normal?

I had a skin burn from boiling hot water a few days ago on my upper side of hand. Now it has started to shed off. Any medicine? Is it normal?

Most of the time: Just dry dressings, is first degree burn with small areas of second degree burns, expected to heal completely with out requiring ski graft, some scaring is possible. If you can use ' Siverdine ' ointment or any mild antibiotic ointment to prevent local infection. ...Read more

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I have a burn on my nose from hot water. The skin peeled off & a scab formed. The scab has come off & there is a pink skin underneath. Tips for it to go?

I have a burn on my nose from hot water. The skin peeled off & a scab formed. The scab has come off & there is a pink skin underneath. Tips for it to go?

Time: This sound like normal healing. You could keep it moist with some vitamin A&D ointment, but not necessary. There are also some scar creams, but probably not necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot) what could be the cause and the possible treatment.?

Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot) what could be the cause and the possible treatment.?

Allergy? Autoimmune?: This sounds as if it could e an autoimmune or allergic disease. It could also be paresthesias from diabetes. You need to be evaluated by your internist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I spent a few days tanning a lot outside (but didn't burn) and now I am breaking out in tiny clear water blisters when my skin gets hot. No itch. Why?

I spent a few days tanning a lot outside (but didn't burn) and now I am breaking out in tiny clear water blisters when my skin gets hot. No itch. Why?

You got burned..: And now the skin is recovering from it. These blisters are a way for your body to protect the inner part of your skin while it replaces the outer part, which is now dead. These blisters will pop and soak into your clothes. Expect another day or 2 of blisters then peeling. Good luck and stay hydrated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for skin burns?

What is the best treatment for skin burns?

Clean and cover.: Wash with mild soap and water, rinse well. Pat dry gently. Cover with a clean bandage. ...Read more

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Please describe a good skin treatment for sun damage?

Please describe a good skin treatment for sun damage?

Solar damaged skin: Solar damage facial: apply 10 mashed blueberries mixed with 1 tbsp plain yogurt to skin x 15”. Rinse. ...Read more

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Does the size of your pores affect your skin treatment?

Pore size: Everyone has pores on their skin and they are of various sizes and various locations. There are certain treatments that can result in lessening the look of the size of pores, but none of them are crim especially effective. ...Read more

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So I washed my face with just a bar of soap, and a rag, and water yet my skin feels tight and burns abit help?

So I washed my face with just a bar of soap, and a rag, and water yet my skin feels tight and burns abit help?

Too dry?: Often, folks use whole body soaps on their face. These may be overly drying. Try ivory or dove or perhaps better yet, nutrigenia. ...Read more

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Incredibly dry skin, treatment?

Incredibly dry skin, treatment?

Vasoline and gloves: Try lubricating the hands with Vasoline at night and wear cotton or poly gloves overnight. Cetaphil lotion is good during the day. Suave lotion is also good and non greasy. ...Read more

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What are the best lasers for skin treatment?

Depends: Depending on your needs, there are lasers and other technologies available that can offer you individualized treatments based on your goals, skin type and budget. ...Read more

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Skin treatment or what are good home remediesto bring acne to the surface of the skin?

Skin treatment or what are good home remediesto bring acne to the surface of the skin?

Multiple Ways: Treating acne requires antibacterial cleansers, and they usually contain salicylic acid. Benzoyl peroxide can be very effective for spot treatments. Mechanical exfoliation is useful to scrub away the outer layer of your skin which can become dull and possibly result in clogged pores. Chemical exfoliation (chemical peeling) is important in your initial acne regimen to prime your skin for home care. ...Read more

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What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

Avene products: For sensitive dry skin and acne, try to use the avene line which is made for dry and sensitive skin. Over the counter cetaphil is fine but benzoyl peroxide should be used sparining. Also using omega 3 fish oil, vitamin b and d can help with skin healing. ...Read more