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16mo old son has diarrhea 4 the last 2 days and has caused a terrible rash. Prev medication ointment not working. Aloe & vaseline & powder not fixing?

16mo old son has diarrhea 4 the last 2 days and has caused a terrible rash. Prev medication ointment not working. Aloe & vaseline & powder not fixing?

Zind oxide: Irritative rashes from diarrhea in toddlers ae amongst the most stubborn rashes to cure. Try and get some daily air into that area - let him run around diaperless outside - who cares if he poops or pees on the lawn? Then, a diaper cream that has zinc oxide may be more useful - some brand names: triple paste, butt paste, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) or generic zinc oxide. ...Read more

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Past few days my lips have had a constant burning sensation, some times even worse when eating. I've tried Vaseline but no help?

Past few days my lips have had a constant burning sensation, some times even worse when eating. I've tried Vaseline but no help?

See a doctor : It could be that they are very dry. I could also be the beginning of cold sores/fever blister. See a doctor if it continues or you develop a rash. ...Read more

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Is A&D like Vaseline?

Is A&D like Vaseline?

Yes: Vitamin A&D ointment has a texture like vaseline. It can be used a lot like vaseline is used. ...Read more

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Does vaseline close my cuts?

Does vaseline close my cuts?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as it is not sterile. ...Read more

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What can Vaseline be used for?

What can Vaseline be used for?

Grease : it protects the skin from absorbing water,which makes skin more susceptible to infection. In some instances it might be good for an area of skin which is rubbed, to avoid chafing. ...Read more

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Is vaseline ok to put on a cut?

Is vaseline ok to put on a cut?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as it is not sterile.But if you can get sterile vaselin gauze it is ok to use. ...Read more

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Is vaseline good to put on cuts?

Is vaseline good to put on cuts?

Not a good idea: It is not srerile ad therefore it is not a good idea
but if you can get sterile vaseline gauze that can be used, but has to be sterile. ...Read more

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How do you put vaseline on baby's bottom?

How do you put vaseline on baby's bottom?

Fingers work well: Application of unscented vasaline is a good skin protectant for infants. There is no special preparation needed, other than a basically clean skin surface to start. ...Read more

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What would happen if I ingested vaseline?

Vaseline is: considered minimally toxic if a small amount is ingested. So, for small amount, possibly no adverse effect. ...Read more

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Does sudocream or vaseline help with cuts?

Does sudocream or vaseline help with cuts?

Only if sterile: Only if you use sterile vaseline gauze to prevent infection. ...Read more

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If i put vaseline on my cuts, will they heal quicker?

If i put vaseline on my cuts, will they heal quicker?

It's better...: To use something like neosporin than just plain vasoline. ...Read more

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I've had my suctures now for 3 days is it necessary to put vaseline on them to keep them from drying out or is that not necessary?

It depends....: Permanent sutures will stand up to vaseline or antibiotic ointment and may have some healing effect by keeping the wound moist. Dissolvable sutures may dissolve too quickly if you cover them with anything. It's best to leave them alone. If you are worried, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is using vaseline safe to masturbate with?

Yes: Unless you have other disease in the area. ...Read more

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Is vaseline safe or a good use for hemmorhoids?

Is vaseline safe or a good use for hemmorhoids?

Exam : Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help
there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems.
Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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What could happen if a child eats some vaseline?

What could happen if a child eats some vaseline?

Not much.: Vaseline isn't toxic. A lot might cause a little diarrhea, but i can't imagine a child eating enough to do that. ...Read more

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My child is eating vaseline, lotion and dirt. Why?

My child is eating vaseline, lotion and dirt. Why?

Pica, consumption of: Non-nutritive substances, can occur in neurotypical toddlers at 18-24 mos. & in toddlers & older kids with developmental delays, autism, mental illness. Iron deficiency, or disturbed parent-child interaction/family function. Intestinal blockage, parasitosis & lead poisoning are possible complications. Use child-proof locks on all cabinets with household products & see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to put vaseline on your anus?

Is it possible for you to put vaseline on your anus?

Possible but: Not advisable. Vaseline is a petroleum product and I do not recommend the use of these products around the anus. ...Read more

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Can vaseline be rubbed on someone's butt to treat a fissure?

Can vaseline be rubbed on someone's butt to treat a fissure?

Vaseline for fissure: Yes you may use vaseline to treat fissure and if it does not work ask your doctor to take a look. ...Read more

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What is the differance between aquaphor and standard vaseline?

What is the differance between aquaphor and standard vaseline?

Humectant, occlusive: Vaseline is 100% petroleum jelly, which works as an a barrier on the surface of the skin to prevent loss of moisture. Aquaphor on the other hand contains lanolin which acts as a humectant to draw in moisture from the air and deeper layers of the skin and seals it in. ...Read more

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Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Vaseline and latex: Water based lubricants are better for sexual activity. Furthermore, Vaseline cannot be used as a lubricant for intercourse when latex condoms are used. The petroleum products in Vaseline can degrade the latex leading to condom failure and unintended pregnancy/disease transmission. ...Read more

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Would putting vaseline on my eyebrows make them grow or make them thicker?

Would putting vaseline on my eyebrows make them grow or make them thicker?

No: Vaseline will not help to promote growth or thickening of the brows. It will help moisturizer dry flaking skin though. ...Read more

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Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Could vaseline heal nair burns?

Nair Skin burn: It could help to keep skin moisturized. Options – use washcloth soaked in cold water or even ice water as a compress x 15 minutes. No not apply ice directly to skin. Petroleum based lubricants/ jellies/ lotions (aquaphor ointment, vaseline) can help to maintain moisture. Hydrocortisone cream can be applied for significant inflammation. For blistering – consult with your doctor. ...Read more