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How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

Lanolin corona: The preparation is usually used for animal's hooves. It can also be used for a baby's diaper rash. However, be aware that lanolin can be highly allergic. ...Read more

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Is lanolin good for eczema?

Is lanolin good for eczema?

Probably: As long as you are not allergic to it it may be helpful. If you are allergic to wool, then you are allergic to lanolin. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to cetyl alcohol, cetearyl and stearyl alcohol, lanolin I can not using all make up, which I like, please tell me why and how to cure. Thank?

I'm allergic to cetyl alcohol, cetearyl and stearyl alcohol, lanolin I can not using all make up, which I like, please tell me why and how to cure. Thank?

Read labels: Avoidance by reading the ingredients in the label. You may also consider seeing a dermatologist who can test you to potential allergens including the cosmetics you intend to use. There is no better treatment than avoidance. ...Read more

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Can prednisone help a lanolin rash?

Can prednisone help a lanolin rash?

Yes: A lanolin rash is likely an allergic reaction to lanolin. Prednisone should quickly clear the rash. If you are allergic to lanolin, look at the labels of skin care products in order to avoid it! ...Read more

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My 3 month baby has chapped lips. Is it ok to apply lanolin?

My 3 month baby has chapped lips. Is it ok to apply lanolin?

Yes: Perfectly safe. Can also use vaseline or light coating with lip balm. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a tattoo on monday and as I'm allergic to lanolin finding something else to use was a nightmare.?

What to do if I had a tattoo on monday and as I'm allergic to lanolin finding something else to use was a nightmare.?

Several: Products can be used such as Bacitracin, Neosporin, bees wax, petroleum jelly or some expensive stuff they call Tattoo Goo after care. Once healed, to prevent fading, use sunscreen. ...Read more

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Does sulfur soap with lanolin work good with removing acne?

Does sulfur soap with lanolin work good with removing acne?

No: Benzoyl peroxide is much more effective. Acne is not a hygiene problem. If the benzoyl peroxide isn't sufficient, please get with your personal physician. All acne can be managed nowadays. ...Read more

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Hi I have lichen sclerosis and am allergic to lanolin. What can I use as a hydrating barrier between clobetasol applications?

Hi I have lichen sclerosis and am allergic to lanolin. What can I use as a hydrating barrier between clobetasol applications?

Lichen sclerosis: Usually one does not need any treatment between doses of Clobetasol for lichen sclerosis. There are over the counter treatments for vaginal dryness such as Prevaleaf Soothe or Replens ...Read more

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Which is better to hydrate the skin aloe vera gel or lanolin?

Which is better to hydrate the skin aloe vera gel or lanolin?

Likely Lanolin.: Although side effects are not common with aloe ; it is used to treat some skin conditions, it has the potential to cause skin irritation. ...Read more

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I got this sulfur soap with lanolin. Is it a good soap for acne or is it going to affect my skin?

I got this sulfur soap with lanolin. Is it a good soap for acne or is it going to affect my skin?

Acne: Often times a dermatologist will recommend a non soap cleanser for sensitive acne prone skin. Some soaps such as dial have some antibacterial properties. In any case, see a dermatologist for proper treatment options. ...Read more

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I have extremely chapped lips in all weathers. Vit B12 and iron are fine. Drinking lots of water as well. I use lanolin medical grade only.?

I have extremely chapped lips in all weathers. Vit B12 and iron are fine. Drinking lots of water as well. I use lanolin medical grade only.?

See a dermatologist: Do you habitually lick your lips? Saliva will do it. Taking more water, B12, or iron is not relevant. Frequent chapstick, vaseline, Aquaphor may help, especially at night. ...Read more

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I have a small, superficial tear in crease of labia major&labia minor. No blood, no stich, just red and sore. Can I use lanolin to protect it? Heal at home?

I have a small, superficial tear in crease of labia major&labia minor. No blood, no stich, just red and sore. Can I use lanolin to protect it? Heal at home?

You can: But zinc oxide (diaper stuff!) would protect you from the burn of urine, and promote healing as well. No need to see anyone. Sit in warm bath, dry off well, apply z.o. and a tissue. If it feels good, you can sit on a small comfortably warm heating pad to promote healing. ...Read more

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I am 64 and have sun damaged skin also acne prone. Allergic to lanolin and vasoline causing cysts.?

I am 64 and have sun damaged skin also acne prone. Allergic to lanolin and vasoline causing cysts.?

Stay out of sun: You need good skin care products
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Best lip balm or product for cracked corners of mouth? Had problem for a dew days. I've also heard people use lansinoh (lanolin) on lips. Effective?

Best lip balm or product for cracked corners of mouth? Had problem for a dew days. I've also heard people use lansinoh (lanolin) on lips. Effective?

Try this: A+d original ointment -- yes it's used for baby diaper rash, but I've has my patients use it successfully for cracked corners of the mouth. ...Read more

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I used to take lanolin insulin but the Dr now temp put me on humalog (insulin lispro) insulin. It is making my leg muscles cramp up many times a day.

I used to take lanolin insulin but the Dr now temp put me on humalog (insulin lispro) insulin. It is making my leg muscles cramp up many times a day.

Humalog (insulin lispro) leg cramps: You need to report this to your doctor immediately and find out if you should discontinue humalog (insulin lispro). Cramps are not normal. ...Read more

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Aside from lanolin, how can I treat a small nipple blister that I got from breastfeeding? Is dabbing alcohol safe? It's not a milk bleb.

Aside from lanolin, how can I treat a small nipple blister that I got from breastfeeding? Is dabbing alcohol safe? It's not a milk bleb.

No lanolin: I advised my nursing moms with sore nipples to clean gently with diaper wipe or moist washcloth and air dry after sessions. Then express small amount of your breast milk and massage in. Breast milk has lots of healing properties. Lanolin is an old fashioned advise and can cause the nipples to remain soft and easier to tear during nursing. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more