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Help please? What is a good 100% scent-free body lotion? Ddrug store or mart store variety is fine?
Healthtap: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Are all synesthetes as sensitive to smells as i am? I can't stand unscented lotion and anything else that has a light scent.
Essential Oils: You may want to try natural organic essential oils from plants. Scents such as lavender, orange etc are quite pleasing and may not cause a reaction be careful though that the oils are pure and organic. ...Read more
How can I treat mosquitos bites? Can I use scented lotion from bath & body works on my mosquito bite?I'm an 18 year old female.
My fiance has extreme burning during urination only, after anal tht was done with scented lotion . What med or antibiitics can he use , please help
Is aveeno (oatmeal) baby lavender scented lotion safe for babies? Heard it could cause hormone issues ?
I just used regular coconut scented lotion on a rash. Can i also use aloe vera lotion on top of that to help heal it?
Aloe Vera: Yes, you can use both products together. Most people use aloe gel topically, as a remedy for skin conditions including burns, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis, and cold sores. Some people also use aloe gel to help surgical wounds and bedsores heal faster. There is some science supporting these uses. Some chemicals in aloe gel seem to be able to increase circulation in the tiny skin blood vessels. ...Read more
I had sex yesterday w/o a condom but we used non-scented lotion as lubricant.today I've urinated 3 times not normal for me.Why am I urinating so much?
Urination: Urinating more often is not directly linked to having sex the day before. Lotion should not be used as a lubricant. There are many over the counter lubricants available that would be better choices. If you do not want to be pregnant Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more
My skin is flaking on my scrotum. I was told to get athletes foot cream to rub on it. Its is not going away what should I do? I used athletes foot cream, non-scented lotion, however vaseline seems to work best. But im wondering if there is anything els
How : How long did you use the athlete's foot cream? It can take a few weeks of using it twice a day for you to notice an improvement. Have you tried changing your soap? It may be extremely dry, which is why the vaseline is working. You can try a heavy cream (in a jar) like eucerin or aquaphor. If the problem persists you should see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. I hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I just used some cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 OTC steroid cream for a rash. I had forgotten i used it then rubbed regular scented lotion on top. Is this ok?
Lotion: Having 4 kids and 6 grandkids, the simple answer is because he can. Kids at this age explore their environment by putting everything in their mouth. You put lotion on him all the time and he sticks out his tongue to get some to explore and because it is a game to him. Fortunately it is not dangerous unless he were to eat the whole bottle. ...Read more
Skin Care: Multiple lotions have side effects and should not be used without a good dermatologist evaluation and recommendation. Over the counter medications fall into herbal treatments which are not monitored by the fda and are therefore able to offer unproven benefits and not disclosing the side effects. ...Read more
Drying agent: An astringent is something to dry up an area - would have to know what you were referring to. ...Read more
Cleansing: Astringents are used as cleansers for people with oily skin, as in a treatment of acne. Typically they are used after a facial cleanser and before a moisturizer. Using it more than once a day can be overlying drying and remove the face's natural oils, however, so you should only use it when necessary and probably not every day. ...Read more
- Calamine lotion safe