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Vaseline Intensive Care Medication
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
Doctor said I should use 3 times vaseline a day for over exfoliated lips, other medications may irriate more. What's your opinions on vaseline healing?
Not healing: Vaseline will protect the lips from drying while they heal themselves, but it doesn't actually "heal.". ...Read more
Dry red patches round eyes, cheeks and mouth (non-flaky). No recent allergy or medication. 2 days moisturiser and vaseline not improving. Fungi or.?
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
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
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
Possible but: Not advisable. Vaseline is a petroleum product and I do not recommend the use of these products around the anus. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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