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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 to 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

Dr. Glynis Ablon
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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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What is the next break through in dermatology?

What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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What is the difference between dermatology and dermopathology?

Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training looking at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put on a slide for the dermatopathologist to review under the microscope. ...Read more

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Is anyone allergic to vaseline?

Is anyone allergic to vaseline?

Yes some people are: Yes some people are allergic to vaseline. ...Read more

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It is bad to use vaseline for lube?

It is bad to use vaseline for lube?

Vaseline for lube...: No. The simple answer is no. Not at all. But, there may be more enjoyable products to try out there. Many couples use all kinds of products to enhance their pleasure sexually.

Many people use these products to enhance masturbation as well.

Just know that most of them are harmless. But, remember lubrication does not prevent pregnancy or stds.

It is always fun to experiment with a variety... ...Read more

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Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Yes: Vasoline is a good lubricant. Many people prefer water-soluble lubricants rather than vasoline based as they [water based] are less greasy and clean up much more easily. ...Read more

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Is vaseline a good way to kill crabs?

Is vaseline a good way to kill crabs?

No: You need an anti-lice shampoo and then close examination to remove any remaining eggs. ...Read more

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Is normal use Vaseline as lube?

Better Lubes: Vaseline can be used, but there are better lubes. Try KY jelly, much easier to remove afterwords. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor the same thing as vaseline?

Is aquaphor the same thing as vaseline?

Not exactly: Both have a petrolium base but aquaphor has other emolients and really is a better barrier but it carries a few warnings about excessive ingestion not on vaseline. ...Read more

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Can I apply vaseline onto my baby's face?

Can I apply vaseline onto my baby's face?

I prefer it: I find the unscented vasaline a useful product & recccomend it as a protective barrier on the face & chin of teething babies. It is close to natural skin oil in its protective qualities. ...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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Will vaseline help my face not look so dry?

Will vaseline help my face not look so dry?

Yes.: In general, oil soluble creams are great moituruzers. However, they tend to make skin look oily and stain clothes. Most people use water-soluble creams during the day. Vaseline would be good at night. ...Read more

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Aquaphor ointment: is it just like vaseline?

Aquaphor ointment: is it just like vaseline?

More than Vaseline: I love aquaphor, especially for dry skin associated with venous disease. It contains petrolatum (vaseline) as well as other proprietary ingredients found in eucerin products. ...Read more

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How to know if you are allergic to vaseline?

How to know if you are allergic to vaseline?

Unusual: Vaseline allergy would be distinctly unusual. If one were to have a reaction then a local rash where it was applied would be a typical manifestation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use vaseline for anal penetration?

Is it ok to use vaseline for anal penetration?

Aqueous based: Lubricant like Astroglide or KY PLUS lubricated condoms are the best suggestions. ...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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Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Skin vs. slides: A dermatologist is trained in the clinical appearance of diseases related to the hair, skin, and nails. A dermatopathologist examines skin specimens under a microscope and makes diagnoses based on the history provided by the dermatologist and the patterns of cells on the microscope slides. The dermatologist performs skin biopsies, the dermatopathologist reads the microscope slides. ...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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Difference between a dermatology and dermatopathology?

Dermatologists: Treat skin conditions and do minor surgery. Dermatopaths look a specimen sent to them from plastics and derms for a diagnosis. They are pathologists and do not treat patients directly. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

ACMS website: Be certain to choose someone who has completed a 1-2 year fellowship that is recognized by the american college of mohs micrographic surgery. You can visit their website to help you find someone close to you. The website is www.Mohscollege. Org. ...Read more