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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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Vaseline lotion burns my face should I stop using it?

Vaseline lotion burns my face should I stop using it?

Yes!: Anything that bothers the skin should be stopped (unless it is a medication prescribed by your doctor that may be known to have mild discomfort for a time before your skin gets used to it). Any other skin care product or makeup or detergent that causes skin discomfort should be stopped immediately. ...Read more

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I have a armpit rash, is it okay to use vaseline hydrating lotion on it?

I have a armpit rash, is it okay to use vaseline hydrating lotion on it?

Vaseline is helpful: Vaseline or hydrating lotion is helpful in many conditions causing a rash. However, the rash could be due to a contact allergy or a fungal infection for which you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to masturbate using vaseline or nivea lotion?

Is it safe to masturbate using vaseline or nivea lotion?

Yes: Fine for masterbation, but may kill sperm if used during intercourse when trying to conceive. Use vegetable oils instead during sex to conceive. ...Read more

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I am 17 years old and never worked a day in my life but I naturally just have rough hands. No lotion or Vaseline has ever worked for me. What can I do?

I am 17 years old and never worked a day in my life but I naturally just have rough hands. No lotion or Vaseline has ever worked for me. What can I do?

Dry Hands: Using soaps and hand sanitizer frequently throughout the day can be very irritating to hands so limiting hand washing can help. Moisturize your hands frequently throughout the day with a fragrant-free product (Vanicream, Eucerin). Also can try Aquaphor application on hands at night covered by cotton gloves to seal in moisture. Use rubber gloves when washing dishes or cleaning house. ...Read more

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My feet are very dry tried many lotions including vaseline, and eucerin?

My feet are very dry tried many lotions including vaseline, and eucerin?

Dry skin: You need something with urea in it which your doctor can tell you what's best. Many otc products don't have urea in them. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my buttocks shoulders hands armsand side what can I do to help I tried vaseline and lotions

I have a rash on my buttocks shoulders hands armsand side what can I do to help I tried vaseline and lotions

Hard: Hard to tell without a picture and clinical observation. This time of year it is possible that it could be eczema. Read more about treatment tips and the condition at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Sir I have cracked lips. I used vaseline petroleum jelly. But it didn't work. Now I have physiogel lotion. Can I use on lips?

Sir I have cracked lips. I used vaseline petroleum jelly. But it didn't work. Now I have physiogel lotion. Can I use on lips?

Check with MD: How long have you had dry lips for and for how long have you been using petroleum jelly? There are many causes of dry lips including but not limited to: dry or cold weather, sun damage, wind exposure, dehydration, spicy foods, allergies, smoking, fungal infections, vitamin deficiencies, side effects of medications and some skin disorders, and some medical conditions. Check with dermatologist. ...Read more

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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

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

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Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you. ...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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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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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

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Using vaseline for blepharitis?

Using vaseline for blepharitis?

Not standard: Blepharitis can have a variety of causes, and depending on the type, treatments can vary. The basic treatment for most is to use hot compresses followed by eyelid hygiene using diluted baby shampoo 1 to 4 times daily. Artifificial tears can help with eye irritation & if itchy, topical antihistamines. Fish/flaxseed oil daily, and if severe, eye md eval. To rx an antibiotic/steroid ointment or doxy. ...Read more