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Zinc Oxide (Overview)

Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula zno. It usually appears as a white powder, nearly insoluble in water. The powder is widely used as an additive into numerous materials and products http://encyclopedia.Thefreedictionary.Com/zinc+oxide.


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What is effect of zinc oxide on acne?

What is  effect of zinc oxide on acne?

Fads for acne: Some things will work for some of the people some of the time. Zinc oxide is one of those things. Prescription meds are things that work for a lot of people most of the time. ...Read more

Zinc Oxide (Overview)

Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula zno. It usually appears as a white powder, nearly insoluble in water. The powder is widely used as an additive into numerous materials and products http://encyclopedia.Thefreedictionary.Com/zinc+oxide.


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Can zinc oxide be used to treat itch?

Can zinc oxide be used to treat itch?

Jock itch: Head down to your local drug store and pick up a jock itch treatment. When choosing a treatment be sure to select one with plenty of zinc oxide as the active ingredient. Many people opt for gold bond powder which contains zinc oxide and also helps absorb moisture. Diaper rash creams have also been used with positive results. ...Read more

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Jock itch - can anyone verify that I can use zinc oxide to treat it?

Jock itch - can anyone verify that I can use zinc oxide to treat it?

Jock itch: Head down to your local drug store and pick up a jock itch treatment. When choosing a treatment be sure to select one with plenty of zinc oxide as the active ingredient. Many people opt for gold bond powder which contains zinc oxide and also helps absorb moisture. Diaper rash creams have also been used with positive results. ...Read more

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I use sudocrem (zinc oxide rash cream)for acne at night.Works great.But when i use it i feel like my anxiety and depersonalization get worse.Possible?

I use sudocrem (zinc oxide rash cream)for acne at night.Works great.But when i use it i feel like my anxiety and depersonalization get worse.Possible?

Not from the cream: But, you may still be accurately noticing a connection to your use of it - to the process or to the fact that you need it or something. Again, it would not be the ingredients in the medication. This may be a good thing to talk to your behavior therapist about - they allow some feeling talk, right? If not, ask for a referral to do that. You're on the track of something that may help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use zinc oxide or titanium dioxide on infants?

Is it safe to use zinc oxide or titanium dioxide on infants?

Zinc oxide: There are two fda-approved mineral sunscreens: zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Zinc oxide is the only ingredient approved for use on babies and children, ... ...Read more

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Are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide safe when ingested?

Not particularly: Zinc oxide is not very toxic when you mistakenly eat it. Most of the harmful effects come from breathing in the gas form of zinc oxide at industrial sites in the chemical industry. However, it is not particularly good for you either. Titanium dioxide is present in many foods, such as cottage cheese and ice cream, purely to make them look better, but in very small quantities. ...Read more

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How to take care of zinc oxide content of diabetic tablets and its side effect like pricking and aching of the feet.

How to take care of zinc oxide content of diabetic tablets and its side effect like pricking and aching of the feet.

Confused?: Pricking and aching of the feet in a diabetic would make one think about diabetic neuropathy. I have never heard of "zinc oxide" in diabetic tablets causing side effects. What diabetic tablets are you referring to? ...Read more