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Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Definition)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more


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Can baby oil & iodine remove hair?

Can baby oil & iodine remove hair?

Hair removal: Baby oil and iodine won't help you. Consider laser treatment. ...Read more

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Can you put baby oil in your hair or on your skin to prevent ticks?

Can you put baby oil in your hair or on your skin to prevent ticks?

Not your best option: I know lots of online "experts" (none of them physicians) say baby oil will repel ticks. It makes a bit of sense, in that the ticks might not be able to recognize your skin if it's coated in oil, and if you have nothing else on hand it's probably better than nothing. Permethrin lotion, however, is far more effective. Deet is not very effective against ticks, but great for mosquitos and such. ...Read more

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If you put baby oil on your head, would that cause you to lose hair?

If you put baby oil on your head, would that cause you to lose hair?

No.: I can't think of any way that could happen, unless you're violently allergic to some component of the baby oil. The differential of hair loss is very long; a dermatologist can sort it out for you. ...Read more

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My 4 month old daughter has dry, tangled hair. What can I put on it to keep it moisturized? Baby oil?

My 4 month old daughter has dry, tangled hair. What can I put on it to keep it moisturized? Baby oil?

Baby hair: Baby hair is frequently very fine and thin. Use a soft brush. You can use a baby shampoo just once or twice a week which will keep it soft and clean. Baby oil is not usually necessary, but you can use it or a baby hair conditioner. Most early baby hair may fall out or change in the first year, and the new hair comes in differently. ...Read more

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My mother-in-law use baby oil on my baby hair causing skin brake outs i only stared grapeseed oil today the hair is soft could i continue using it?

My mother-in-law use baby oil on my baby hair causing skin brake outs i only stared grapeseed oil today the hair is soft could i continue using it?

If it causes: You to break out with rash the stop it. Different people may have different topicals . Use the one that your skin dose not react ...Read more

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I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

Safe To Use Baby Oil: "Baby oil" is commonly applied to babies' skin. It does not moisturize however due to it's poor absorption by the skin. Beyond this, it can be used as massage oil on infant skin. Classical baby oils are safe when used as directed. As with any product, carefully read the label, avoid dyes & fragrances, avoid phthalates & parabens. See your doctor for any abnormal skin condition your infant may have ...Read more

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Is it safe to use topical mineral oil (baby oil), while pregnant? I use it after waxing to remove wax.

Is it safe to use topical mineral oil (baby oil), while pregnant? I use it after waxing to remove wax.

Should be safe: Topical mineral oil should be safe during pregnancy provided no infections, sores or rashes are present. Mineral oil also lubricates the vagina when the baby is crowning! ...Read more

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Is it true that putting in drops of baby oil can help remove excess ear wax?

Is it true that putting in drops of baby oil can help remove excess ear wax?

Earwax: Aah, the facination with clean ears, baby oil, olive oil, peroxide, peroxide and water, colace (docusate sodium) as well as several over the counter meds such as debrox and Cerumenex have been used for squeaky clean ears.But remember, that wax is supposed to be there to protect the ear canal, and the body takes care of naturally pushing it out.Let your doctor deal with it when he/she needs to take a look at the ear drums. ...Read more

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