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Doctor insights on: Vicks Vaporub Overdose

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Wat if Vicks vaporub is expire and we rare still using it?

Probably ok: If it's only 1 year expired, it's most likely still good. After 2 years, it probably won't work as well but it shouldn't hurt to try. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Vicks vaporub?

Is it safe to use Vicks vaporub?

Yes, unless ...: Using topical over the counter ointment and rubs are usually safe if used as directed. These should not be used internally. However, sometimes you can develop or have an allergic contact dermatitis (skin rash) from one of the ingredients. ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a small bit of Vicks vaporub. What should I do?

Vicks: A small amount is a relative term, but I'll assume it was an accidental minimal amount. Vicks is relatively benign, drink some water and be careful next time. You'll be ok. And you have fresh breath ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed a small bit of Vicks vaporub. What should I do?

I accidentally swallowed a small bit of Vicks vaporub. What should I do?

Vicks: A small amount will likely not hurt you. Inhalation could cause a chemical pneumonia but swallowing will likely only taste bad. ...Read more

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I have asthma can I use Vicks vaporub for inhalations?

I have asthma can I use Vicks vaporub for inhalations?

Probably: Most of the time , it can be tolerated. But if your airways are too inflamed, it may cause you to cough a little. I presume you are inhaling via your nose. ...Read more

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Can Vicks vaporub be used at the same time being given robittusion d on a 97 year old man?

Can Vicks vaporub be used at the same time being given robittusion d on a 97 year old man?

Laser: Be careful with these cancer make sure, even if you do nothing, is to see your primary care doctor to make sure they are not cancerous he or she may reassure you or send you to a dermatologist if suspicious skin cancer is on the rise so this is our first thing we need to check out if its all normal skin changed laser treatment often offered by the dermatologist can make then go away. ...Read more

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