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Zinc Oxide Hemorrhoids
Very itchy bottom specially at night.No hemorrhoids nor any infection.used olive oil for dryness & Zinc oxide cream for itching but doesnt work.Cause?
? Pin worm infection: Won't show on routine stools analysis, requires special testing, see your doctor for prescription medications and evaluation for a cause if not pinworm, best wishes ...Read more
The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more
Zinc oxide: Zinc oxide can cause allergic reactions in people with allergies to zinc. In addition, because zinc oxide-containing creams also contain other ingredients such as dimethicone, lanolin, cod liver oil, petroleum jelly, parabens, mineral oil or wax, people who are allergic to these ingredients should avoid using topical zinc oxide creams. ...Read more
Yes: Zinc oxide is a barrier against uv rays. It will minimize pigmentation in your skin from the sun. If darkened skin is your concern it will help. If the scars are red time will help these areas to resolve. However limiting sun exposure is preferable. If you can't avoid direct sun light then zinc oxide will help protect the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never seen one: Zn oxide is rather inert and thus if you develop a contact skin allergy to it, it is most likely from other ingredients in the preparation or from having a photosensitive skin condition. ...Read more