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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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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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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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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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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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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 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