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Doctor insights on: How To Tell If You Are Allergic To Vaseline

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Bright red and stinging! how to tell if i had an allergic reaction and can I use vaseline to soothe it?

Bright red and stinging! how to tell if i had an allergic reaction and can I use vaseline to soothe it?

Vaseline is safe: Allergic reactions manifesting as skin rash can be red, itchy, burning, stinging, raised, blister-like or flat, limited or widespread. Itching is a very common symptom. Sometimes it is hard to tell, but a person should try to recall using a new soap, detergent, lotion, hair care product, or other medication or agent was applied to the skin. Also ingested medications or foods could trigger rash. ...Read more

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How to know if you are allergic to vaseline?

How to know if you are allergic to vaseline?

Unusual: Vaseline allergy would be distinctly unusual. If one were to have a reaction then a local rash where it was applied would be a typical manifestation. ...Read more

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Is anyone allergic to vaseline?

Is anyone allergic to vaseline?

Yes some people are: Yes some people are allergic to vaseline. ...Read more

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How to know if I am allergic to vaseline/chapstick?

How to know if I am allergic to vaseline/chapstick?

You will break out: You will break out with rash and may cause some swelling as well. ...Read more

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Is there anything else i can use if i'm allergic to vaseline?

What for and where: If you are using for lubrication, you can get non allergic lubricant or KY gelly will do.Depends what you are using for and where. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is band-aid + vaseline good for a small wound?

Hoping you can tell me, is band-aid + vaseline good for a small wound?

Yes and No: When our protective skin is injured/opened, then the delicate internal environment is exposed to the harsh external environment. Covering it with a clean dressing is the way to go changing it every other day or so. Vaseline is an oil made to protect intact skin, not heal open wounds. Also, stay away from peroxide, alcohol, betadine, hibiclens, bleach solutions and other irritating things. ...Read more

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Allergic to vaseline lip balm how to stop swelling?

Allergic to vaseline lip balm how to stop swelling?

Unlikely: You may have reacted to another ingredient in the lip balm, not vaseline or you may have reacted to something you ingested, either food or medicine. Write down what you had over the past hour, take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and head to the er. Worried this may extend further to your tongue. ...Read more