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Does the basic ivory soap bar clog pores?

Does the basic ivory soap bar clog pores?

Nope-: It helps. Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more

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I've switched to ivory soap for my body but I use summer eve vaginal wash. Can I use soap and summer eve together to fully clean my vaginal area?

I've switched to ivory soap for my body  but I use summer eve vaginal wash. Can I use soap and summer eve together to fully clean my vaginal area?

Do not douche!: Despite all the ads and what you might have heard from friends or family, vaginal douching ("vaginal wash") is unhealthy. It often destroys normal vaginal bacteria, increasing the risk of infections, sometimes serious. And douching is unnecessary for vaginal hygiene. Just wash your genital area (outside) with soap and water when you shower or bathe. Leave the inside alone! ...Read more

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How does Ivory soap kill bacteria?

How does Ivory soap kill bacteria?

Ivory soap: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is it ok to clean my belly piercing with ivory soap?

Is it ok to clean my belly piercing with ivory soap?

Body Piercings: Half-fill a cup with saline solution you prepared. For body piercings on larger body, invert the cup with saline solution to create a vacuum. Leave the body piercings soaked in this warm saline water for about five minutes each day. For smaller body parts, dip cotton balls in the saline solution and clean the body piercings with these cotton balls. ...Read more

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Right ear itches or tickles on outside of head especially the little flap sticking out in front. Do not use shampoo, use only ivory soap for shampoo, seems to help, other shampoo makes really bad. Only right ear

Right ear itches or tickles on outside of head especially the little flap sticking out in front.  Do not use shampoo, use only ivory soap for shampoo, seems to help, other shampoo makes really bad.  Only right ear

This : This may be a dermatitis or an eczematous lesion. Try an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream two to three times a day and monitor for relief. If this does not work and the symptoms persist, schedule a visit with your primary care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is dove unscented bar soap okay to wash hair with as well as ivory bar soap?

Is dove unscented bar soap okay to wash hair with as well as ivory bar soap?

No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp.Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry. ...Read more

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My scalp was itching like crazy and got sores from scratching so i washed my scalp with ivory bar soap and it stopped. Why is that? Washing stops it.

My scalp was itching like crazy and got sores from scratching so i washed my scalp with ivory bar soap and it stopped. Why is that? Washing stops it.

Itching: If you are sweating a lot the scalp can get very irritated and inflamed. But sometimes the scalp get inflamed from just being dry. Medicated shampoos help (like neutrogena t gel or Nizoral (ketoconazole) which are over the counter). If this does not help, i suggest being evaluated for dermatitis along the scalp which is a common and treatable condition. Hope that helps. ...Read more