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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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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 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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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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Is vaseline really harmful? Can you use it on your skin?

Is vaseline really harmful? Can you use it on your skin?

No: Vaseline is a product that has been available for many years. It has been used successfully and safely for just as many years. ...Read more

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Does put vaseline all over your face make your skin softer?

Does put vaseline all over your face make your skin softer?

Yes but...: Vaseline sits onthe surface of the skin. It moisturizes the skin by preventing water from evaporating from the surface. Vaseline works well for some people but in others it can occlude the oil glands and cause acne. Other ways to soften the skin include hydrators (e.g. Hyaluronic acid that binds water inside the skin) and squalane which fortifies the natural lipids in the upper layers of the skin. ...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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Is there anything else I can use if I'm allergic to vaseline?

What for and where: If you are using for lubrication, you can get non allergic lubricant or KY gelly will do. Depends what you are using for and where. ...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