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How to heal toothpaste burn left on skin?

How to heal toothpaste burn left on skin?

Keep it lubricated: Keep toothpaste of your face and moisturize the area. You can also just keep it covered with a light coating of vaseline and the skin will rejuvenate itself within 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do when toothpaste burns your skin? Allergy?

Please tell me what to do when toothpaste burns your skin? Allergy?

Stop using it: When you have allergy towards anything you should avoid using it. Please consult with your dentist to see which tooth paste is appropriate for your mouth. ...Read more

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I burned my skin using toothpaste over night over pimples and my whole faceu is ruined by red burns. Please please help with the fastest treatment?

I burned my skin using toothpaste over night over pimples and my whole faceu is ruined by red burns. Please please help with the fastest treatment?

Call: Call a Dermatologist for an immediate appointment. Inappropriate self treatment created your problem. Please seek professional help rather than looking for yet another, and possibly inappropriate, self treatment cure. ...Read more

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Last night I had a pimple on top of my upper lip, I put some toothpaste on & woke up having it burning my skin & really red. Now it red, peeling?

Last night I had a pimple on top of my upper lip, I put some toothpaste on & woke up having it burning my skin & really red. Now it red, peeling?

Irritant reaction: .. to component of the toothpaste is most likely. Should improve over the next day or two. Cortisone crm may help. Keep an eye on any potential underlying infection (considering the pimple). Have a low threshold for getting an examination as this is a sensitive area. ...Read more

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Last night I had a pimple on top of my upper lip, I put some toothpaste on & woke up having it burning my skin & really red. Now it red, peeling?

Not recommended: Use benzoyl peroxide topical cleanser or see your PCP for evaluation. Using any toothpaste on an inflamed pimple can cause more redness and irritation. Please, save the toothpaste for your teeth only, and save your skin. ...Read more

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I burnt my skin from toothpaste, what to do?

I burnt my skin from toothpaste, what to do?

Off-label use: There is inherent risk in using any medicine, prescription or OTC, for uses other than those listed in the instructions. Toothpaste is designed to be used inside the mouth, not on facial skin. It's not designed to be used to treat acne, although many people think it will cure facial blemishes. Inside the mouth, you only need a pea-sized portion on your toothbrush. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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I burnt my skin with toothpaste. How is this possible?

I burnt my skin with toothpaste. How is this possible?

Burnt sking: Several of my pts have commented that they are sensitive to the many fillers and flavors found in commercial toothpastes. Consider a more natural toothpaste. ...Read more

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I put toothpaste on my pimple and it burnt my skin near the pimple. So now I have like a dark spot. How do you get rid of it?

I put toothpaste on my pimple and it burnt my skin near the pimple. So now I have like a dark spot. How do you get rid of it?

Irritant Dermatitis: Using any toothpaste for your acne can cause more redness and irritation. Please don't ever do this to your nose, save the toothpaste for your teeth only. If the irritation persists more than 10 days, please get it evaluated by your GP or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I burnt my skin applying colgate toothpaste to my acne... Nw how to get rid of this. Can I apply lemon juice on it?

I burnt my skin applying colgate toothpaste to my acne... Nw how to get rid of this. Can I apply lemon juice on it?

Use for Intended use: Just like you shouldn't use vagisil to brush your teeth, don't use toothpaste for zits. ...Read more

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How can I heal a toothpaste burn?

How can I heal a toothpaste burn?

Toothpaste burn: Toothpaste can harm seen, sometimes to the point of leaving a scar. Toothpaste should never be used anywhere except in the mouth, just like you wouldn't use skin cream to brush your teeth. Please see a Dermatologist, a skin doctor, ASAP to help prevent permanent scarring. ...Read more

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What helps heal toothpaste burns on your face?

What helps heal toothpaste burns on your face?

Should not happen: There is nothing in commercially produced toothpaste that should cause burns to your face. Something else is going on here. You need to see a dermatologist to help you figure this problem out. ...Read more

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Toothpaste suppose to burn on hickeys?

Possible: Use toothpaste for your teeth! Putting toothpastes on your skin, and leaving it their may irritate your skin. ...Read more

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Does toothpaste burn a hickey?

Does toothpaste burn a hickey?

Probably not,: Toothpaste will not burn a hickey. To be used comfortably in the mouth, toothpaste must have a ph similar to the oral environment or it will produce a burning sensation! when your friend gave you the hickey did the ph of his/her mouth produce a burning sensation on your neck or just in your heart?! ...Read more

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I smoke menthol and after I'm done, soda and toothpaste burn. Why is that?

I smoke menthol and after I'm done, soda and toothpaste burn. Why is that?

Burning tongue: It's not just the menthol that increases the sensitivity of the oral environment. The tars and other chemicals are irritants as well. It could also be that there is an ulcerated area related to smoking.
If you haven't seen a dentist and had an oral cancer exam within the past year, please do so soon. ...Read more

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Toothpaste paste on pimple and now it burns! Help!?

Toothpaste paste on pimple and now it burns! Help!?

Toothpaste is not: Designed for treatment of acne. The most important thing in this situation is not to apply to skin again. ...Read more

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How to heal toothpaste burn on face? Can I use vasaline?

How to heal toothpaste burn on face? Can I use vasaline?

Burn? .: I am not so sure if it is burned by toothpaste... Never heard of that. You might be allergic or sensitive to a component of this tooth paste, specially if it is a new brand you are using. But vaseline can not damage, since you're asking ...Read more

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I used toothpaste on my face and it left a burn so what should I use to get it healed and how long will it take. Plus I need to use foundation?

I used toothpaste on my face and it left a burn so what should I use to get it healed and how long will it take. Plus I need to use foundation?

Not good idea: Using any toothpaste for your acne can cause more redness and irritation. Please don't ever do this to your face, save the toothpaste for your teeth only. See your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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I put toothpaste on a couple of my pimples and it feels like it's burning, is this normal?

I put toothpaste on a couple of my pimples and it feels like it's burning, is this normal?

No. No quick healing: Actually, putting toothpaste on a pimple isn't normal. Not sure what old wives' tale led to that. Toothpaste is primarily an abrasive silica slurry with a surfactant (sls) to create suds and Fluoride to create acid-resistant mineral substrate. Sls has allergy potential and can cause burning sensation. Try soap and warm water and/or benzoyl peroxide next time. Better yet, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How long will a toothpaste burn on your forehead take to heal and what can I do to help it heal faster?

How long will a toothpaste burn on your forehead take to heal and what can I do to help it heal faster?

See a Dermatologist: This may leave a scar. And in the future please remember that it is toothpaste, not forehead paste. Please call a Dermatologist now for professional help to guide your healing process. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to eat toothpaste to reduce heart burn?

Is it possible for you to eat toothpaste to reduce heart burn?

Not Recommended.: There are multiple methods for treating heartburn; toothpaste is not one of these, and this is not it's intended use. I recommend you speak with your pcp, who can likely make a quick prescription for something that will work to address your condition :). ...Read more

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HI! Is toothpaste is good medicine for hot oil burn on hand during cooking?

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HI! Is toothpaste is good medicine for hot oil burn on hand during cooking?

Not recommended: As toothpastes contain harmful chemicals like calcium and peppermint it increases the risk of skin infection. The first aid for a burn is immediate application of cold water or ice. ...Read more

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Hi I have gotten acne burns on my face from using toothpaste to treat acne. How do I get these burns to heal and fade away?

Toothpaste: Please do not use toothpaste on your skin, ever. May cause irritation. For best chance of avoiding permanent skin damage see a skin specialist, a dermatologist, for treatment of your acne and the toothpaste irritation.. ...Read more

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I put toothpaste on my nose for blackheads about 20 min. ..but it burns my nose...plz help me. ...what to do. ..in 3 days I am travelling?

TOOTH paste: As the name implies, it is meant for your teeth. So many posters write about the same same problem. In the future use products formulated for your skin. The chemical burn should clear up rather quickly if you don't irritate the tissues any further. ...Read more

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I got a burn on my cheek from toothpaste. Today it scabbed up and started peeling. Now, where the burn was its pink and fresh. What do I put on it?

1, 000 IU vitamin E: The good news is that these burns will heal themselves. One thing you can do to help the healing process along is to apply vitamin E capsule over the burn area. ...Read more

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I used toothpaste on my pimple and ended up with facial burn. It was borwn initially, scab fell off now a white center with browish periphery. Help pls.

I used toothpaste on my pimple and ended up with facial burn. It was borwn initially, scab fell off now a white center with browish periphery. Help pls.

Not recommended: Using toothpaste on an already inflamed pimple can cause more redness and irritation. Ask your doctor for a better solution. Take care. ...Read more

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Last week I put toothpaste in my unibrow area to get rid of plentiful bumps, woke up the next day with a huge burn, its healing but don't want a scar?

Last week I put toothpaste in my unibrow area to get rid of plentiful bumps, woke up the next day with a huge burn, its healing but don't want a scar?

TOOTHpaste: It is all in the name. The toothpaste may have caused a chemical burn in the area. In the future, use products made for the skin and keep the toothpaste in your mouth. Consult with a dermatologist regarding any blemish that may remain. ...Read more

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I have this toothpaste burn on the side of my nose. It's been a day already but it's still there and no sign of peeling. How long does it take to heal and what to do. Will it last up to a month. It's small but very noticeable?

I have this toothpaste burn on the side of my nose. It's been a day already but it's still there and no sign of peeling. How long does it take to heal and what to do. Will it last up to a month. It's small but very noticeable?

Irritant Dermatitis: Using any toothpaste for your acne can cause more redness and irritation. Please don't ever do this to your nose, save the toothpaste for your teeth only. If the irritation persists more than 10 days, please get it evaluated by your GP or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why does toothpaste burn my tongue whenever I brush my teeth?

Why does toothpaste burn my tongue whenever I brush my teeth?

Burn: Some people are more sensitive to the ingredients (flavorings, carriers, foaming agents, etc). Try a different formulation. Try small tubes of different brands/formulations until you find one that is satisfactory. Despite what they show in ads, only use a pea-sized portion of toothpaste when you brush. ...Read more