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My vagina itches and is kind of sore. Is it safe to use extra strength gold bond body powder on my vagina? I have not talked to a doctor yet, and hoping to avoid it. I've only used gold bond once on my vagina.

My vagina itches and is kind of sore. Is it safe to use extra strength gold bond body powder on my vagina? I have not talked to a doctor yet, and hoping to avoid it. I've only used gold bond once on my vagina.

Hello. : Hello. I just looked it up on the gold bond website and it states "warnings:
for external use only." it also states use only as directed. I know that some women use the powder in their vaginal area. However, my interpretation of what the gold bond manufacturer is stating is external use and I don't think that was to include vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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Is gold bond safe to us in the vaginal area?

Is gold bond safe to us in the vaginal area?

Yes: I'm assuming your talking about a lotion or powder or cream? You can definitely use lotion or cream. It's best to avoid talc in the vaginal area (cornstarch=okay). Ask question again if you have a specific product in mind. ...Read more

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Using gold bond powder near vagina?

Using gold bond powder near vagina?

OK: Gold bond powder is safe to use in the groins but if the condition you are treating does not improve then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you put gold bond body powder on your vagina?

Can you put gold bond body powder on your vagina?

Not recommended: Talc based powders have been found to possibly be one factor in the development of cancers of the female reproductive organs. If you wish to use a powder in the vulvar area, use one that is cornstarch based, and avoid the mucous membranes ("wet" area inside) of the vagina itself. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing itchy heels only at night when I go to bed. It happens within half an hour of getting into bed. The only thing that takes it away is to douse the area in gold bond extra strength foot powder. The itchiness doesn't happen at any other

I've been experiencing itchy heels only at night when I go to bed. It happens within half an hour of getting into bed. The only thing that takes it away is to douse the area in gold bond extra strength foot powder. The itchiness doesn't happen at any other

When things get: Quiet at night we are less distracted. Thus, we can focus on physical and emotional symptoms that we don't focus on during the busy day. Please see your doc to rule out fungal infection on feet. Peace and good health. Avoid alcohol-containing lotions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis every day for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Is it safe to put gold bond lotion on your penis every day for chronic dry skin? Will there be any long term problems I should know about?

Which kind?: As long as it does not irritate your penis, it should be ok. The anti-itch formula may irritate the tip of the penis however if applied accidentally. But why? ...Read more

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What is the most effective OTC medication for jock itch? Tinactin, (tolnaftate) lamasil, lotramin ultra? Can I put gold bond powder on right after the cream?

They are : All effective medications. Some will work better on some people and vice a versa.
Be careful with some powders, some have ingredients that help fungus flourish. ...Read more

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I use gold bond corn starch based powder all over body for sweating. I tend to inhale a lot when applying it. Is this harmful?

I use gold bond corn starch based powder all over body for sweating. I tend to inhale a lot when applying it. Is this harmful?

Powder can harm lung: A substance foreign to the lung can set up an inflammatory response in the lung which can lead to a short term reaction like swelling and / or spasm in the lung or a long term effect where the structure of the lung tissue becomes so thick the effected part of the lung can no longer get oxygen into the body and bad gases out properly. If this area is too wide, one can become a lung cripple. ...Read more

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I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

I'm on vacation in orlando and I seem to have prickly heat rash all over my body. It's very itchy and irritating. I bought gold bond powder but it doesn't seem to be working. What else can I do?

Try over-the-counter: Hydrocortisone cream, but if that doesn't work either, give in and see a doc for diagnosis of what kind of rash: do you need a stronger steroid rash or an anti-fungal? A doc'll have to check out the rash to see. ...Read more

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I have a rash in my crotch area that will not go away. So far I have showered daily with Safeguard and applied Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and Gold Bond powder.?

I have a rash in my crotch area that will not go away. So far I have showered daily with Safeguard and applied Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) and Gold Bond powder.?

Treat For Fungus: You may have a fungal skin infection called Tinea Cruris, aka Jock Itch. Warm/moist conditions in this area allow for fungal growth. Recommend good hygiene, bathing once or twice daily; thorough drying of area (hair dryer heat if needed). Over-the-counter anti-fungal cream (Lotrimin, Tinactin, (tolnaftate) Monistat) twice daily is needed to clear infection. See a doctor if not responding after 2-3 weeks of use ...Read more

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Ok to use gold bond no mess powder spray on thighs/near privates and under breasts for preventing yeast infections? Nothing else keeps me dry so far.

Gold bond: Gold bond is a great product, but yeast infections are infections. Best to use gold bond if it seems to help and you like it, but keep an anti fungal cream accessible when it becomes necessary. ...Read more

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Can I use gold bond for jock itch?

Can I use gold bond for jock itch?

Not great!: Better is the blue-green cannister which contains zinc oxide at 5%! Made by Gold bond! Zinc is anitfungal! ...Read more

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Can I use gold bond for my vaginal area?

On skin,not vagina : The active ingredients in gold bond are dimethicone and menthol, which can be soothing to skin with itching, skin irritation, rash. In general, it's better to treat the cause--for example, a yeast infection needs an anti fungal treatment. If rash or itching persist, see your dr. ...Read more

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Gold bond and tripleantibiotic help heal anal fisure?

Gold bond and tripleantibiotic help heal anal fisure?

Not really: An anal fissure is not an infection, so there's no use for the antibiotic cream. A fissure is a tear in the inner lining(mucosa). Usually assoc. With pain and bleeding w each bowel movement. There are some topical creams which can help, but sometimes surgery is needed to excise the fissure or to reduce the tension of the anal sphincter. Stay hydrated, eat well, and see a colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I put gold bond on vagina?

Can I put gold bond on vagina?

No: I donot think so,it is not a good idea ...Read more

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Gold bond medicated lotion and pregnancy, is it okay to use?

Ask your OB MD: Every pregnant patient needs to ask these types of questions to the OB MD who is currently caring for the pregnancy during prenatal care. That OB MD will know your entire history and course of care during this pregnancy and can give you an accurate answer. ...Read more

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I currently have an issue with my skin where my fingers are. They have developed worse and is itching. I have used gold medicated bond. ?

I currently have an issue with my skin where my fingers are. They have developed worse and is itching. I have used gold medicated bond. 
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Skin issues: You need a diagnosis from your doctor. You MAY have a food sensitivity. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has a good dried-blood spot panel but your doc can order some tests. Gold Bond helps symptoms, You need to heal the root. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe it's from training but I wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

I have a rash in between my arm right next to my forearm above the elbow. I believe it's from training but I wanted to know if gold bond is good for it?

Shaq attack...: It sounds like a reasonable initial treatment plan. Give it a shot and see. If there is no improvement, then you get to blame "the Shaq" for his recommendation. To remove all doubt consult with a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you for trying Healthtap. ...Read more

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I had a callus on my foot that I peeled and it has spread over the bottom of my foot. Its dry and painful with cracks and splits. Will gold bond heal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Your dermatologist can give you a better treatment than gold bond. ...Read more

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Does gold bond work for healing acne scars/inflammation?

Does gold bond work for healing acne scars/inflammation?

Not Ideal: See your clinician who can prescribe medications, like topical tretinoin (ie, Retin-A) or a dermatologist who can prescribe oral tretinoin or perform procedures (chemical peel, laser, etc) to treat acne scars and inflammation. ...Read more