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Doctor insights on: Is Vinegar Bad For Your Skin

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So I've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

So I've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

Not really: I did a search on web and didn't really find any testimonials as to the success of this mixture other than statements of it feeling good. I believe that it may vary from person to person, the source of the dead skin and the duration. If in doubt, I would check with a dr. Or a holistic practitioner. Read more

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Can I clear up my skin with vinegar?

Can I clear up my skin with vinegar?

Unsure: It depends what you mean by clear up...If you mean treat acne, then there are better choices. If you clarify your intention I can give you more detailed guidance. Read more

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Can you use vinegar to cure skin blemishes?

Can you use vinegar to cure skin blemishes?

White vinegar: It can be diluted and used to dry out the skin, speed up cell turnover but it is not the treatment for blemishes other than the drying property. Read more

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Need to know is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Need to know is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Already answered: But to repeat pure vinegar is very drying. I only recommend white vinegar diluted with water (2 teaspoons in a cup of water) to dry out crusts on scabs on the skin. If it burns when you do this then stop the vinegar. Read more

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Please tell me, is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Please tell me, is vinegar harmful to the skin?

Vinegar: Not sure. In folk medicine Apple cider Vinegar has been used to help treat dandruff & to lighten age spots. Read more

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Is vinegar good for skin fungus?

Is vinegar good for skin fungus?

Not likely: There are some people who will use apple vinegar to treat fungal infections in dogs. Not aware of efficacy in humans. Read more

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`will vinegar be helpful for oily but sensitive skin?

`will vinegar be helpful for oily but sensitive skin?

No: I'm assuming you want to use it on your face. The acid in the vinegar will strip your skin of natural oil. I would recommend consulting with a dermatologist locally for some recommendations. Read more

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Is it vinegar effective in whitening the skin? It's acidic, does it damage the skin?

No scientific proven: We do use certain acidic prescription products in dermatology clinic to gently treat facial skin in order to remove the top dead skin which we call it chemical peel. But it's not vinegar. Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat red bloches on my skin from vinegar?

How would doctors recommend I treat red bloches on my skin from vinegar?

Give it time: The acid of vinegar--acetic acid--probably caused some minor burns and discoloration. There isn't much you can do but wait for the skin to heal. Minimize/avoid exposure to sun as intense sun exposure can make the discoloration worse. Obviously make-up cover gives instant change, but otherwise it may take several weeks to months to normalize, depending on how severe it is. Consult doc. Good luck. Read more

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I had a pimple and I put white vinegar on it. It went away but it left behind a white puffiness. Now a few days later it has turned into brown flat skin. What can I put on this to go away? How long will it take to go away?

I had a pimple and I put white vinegar on it. It went away but it left behind a white puffiness. Now a few days later it has turned into brown flat skin. What can I put on this to go away? How long will it take to go away?

Depends on skin type: You have caused a mild acid burn or "frosting", thus the white puffiness by using vinegar (acetic acid). The end result is a dark spot (hyperpigmentation).

How soon it fades will depend on your skin type (i-vi), sun exposure and how dark the spot is. Often takes a few months. Otc bleaching creams may be of some value. Read more

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Can I use pure vinegar to cure skin rash?

Can I use pure vinegar to cure skin rash?

Unlikely.: Depends on the reason for the rash. Some fungal infections might get better with vinegar but unlikely. It would be good to know what the cause is. Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Probably not: If you believed everything you read about apple cider vinegar, which supposedly is good for everything, you would be reading uncritically. Read more

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I saw a treatment that by applying apple vinegar it could help my skin so I did it but I burned my skin and it feels normal but its still red help.

I saw a treatment that by applying apple vinegar it could help my skin so I did it but I burned my skin and it feels normal but its still red help.

Acetic Acid reaction: Vinegar contains about 5% acetic acid which can cause irritation and even skin burns depending on how concentrated the solution is. You may be having a mild chemical burn or a reaction to another component of the vinegar.
If the skin is not peeling and there is no pain, itching or swelling will likely resolve on its own. If it persists or gets worse I'd recommend calling your doctor Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin and hair?

No: People selling apple cider vinegar are enjoying its popularity, all the way to the bank. Haven't seen any scientific proof to back up the many myths and rumors around apple cider vinegar. One can look at it as just another edible vinegar, for use to make one's foods more interesting. Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar really work for skin disorders?

Skin: There are typically better prescription and sometimes over the counter treatments available for a wide range of skin conditions. See a dermatologist for diagnosing the skin condition and recommending a good treatment plan. Read more

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Would white vinegar reduce the size of a fleshy skin lump on end of nose?

Would white vinegar reduce the size of a fleshy skin lump on end of nose?

No: It sounds like you have a mole at the tip of your nose. If you want to be sure, see you doctor. Read more