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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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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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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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Will it be okay to use aquaphor/vaseline around your labias?

Will it be okay to use aquaphor/vaseline around your labias?

Yes in moderation: With frequent cleansings to avoid peristent occlusion and maceration with increased risk for yeast infection if kept excessively moist and/or not clean. ...Read more

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Which do doctors prefer for healing? Vaseline or aquaphor

Which do doctors prefer for healing? Vaseline or aquaphor

Simple healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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My lips are severely dry and chapped. No ointment I have used is helping. What is the next step? I have used aquaphor, Vaseline, and vaniply

My lips are severely dry and chapped. No ointment I have used is helping. What is the next step? I have used aquaphor, Vaseline, and vaniply

Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. Hydrocortisone for 1 wk helps. ...Read more

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Do I use Vaseline/Aquaphor for skin after intense Derma rolling?

Do I use Vaseline/Aquaphor for skin after intense Derma rolling?

Yes: Yes usually ok ask your Dermatologist or plastic surgeon for specific advice ...Read more

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I have irritated vulva skin, not inside vagina. I have tried vaseline. It has not helped much. Will aquaphor help? How good is this to use on vulva

I have irritated vulva skin, not inside vagina. I have tried vaseline. It has not helped much. Will aquaphor help? How good is this to use on vulva

Test first: I would suggest seeing a gynecologists. Sometimes over irritation can manifest as other more serious disease states. If the testing shows nothing then Aquaphor may help. In general with any creams you have to be careful to not irritate the inside linings of the mucous membranes-for example inside your mouth., inside the vagina skin linings ...Read more

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I tried using vaseline and aquaphor for lip eczema and still no help. What else should I use, I'm trying not to use a steroid?

I tried using vaseline and aquaphor for lip eczema and still no help. What else should I use, I'm trying not to use a steroid?

Maybe not eczema: It may not be "eczema". Sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can affect the lips. You need to see a doctor to examine your lips and treat appropriately. ...Read more

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What's the difference between aquaphor and vasaline?

What's the difference between aquaphor and vasaline?

Afew differences: 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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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?

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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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?

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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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