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Zinc oxide tablets what is it for?

Zinc oxide tablets what is it for?

Zinc defecit: Common symptoms include , loss of taste, poor healing, and prostate dysfucntion. ...Read more

Zinc Oxide (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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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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Does zinc oxide oinment work for sun?

Zinc Oxide: can create a protective barrier against the sun's UV rays. ...Read more

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What is a good zinc oxide ointment to use?

What is a good zinc oxide ointment to use?

The cheapest one: 10% zinc oxide purchased at your 99 cents or dollar tree store. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: zinc oxide?

What is the definition or description of: zinc oxide?

Zinc Oxide: 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. ...Read more

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Are zinc oxide and sunscreens safe for toddlers?

Are zinc oxide and sunscreens safe for toddlers?

Yes: Sunscreen is very important for your toddler. Every sunburn increases the risk of skin cancer later in life. Use at least spf 30 and reapply frequently. Hats and sunproof clothing are helpful also but the most important thing is to limit exposure. ...Read more

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Is zinc oxide bad for skin?

Is zinc oxide bad for skin?

No: It's a terrific sun block. It's the white stuff on a life guards nose. ...Read more

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Can zinc oxide be used on jock itch?

No.: Zinc oxide ointment has no active ingredients in it that would kill the dermatophyte (fungus) that causes jock itch. However, it might be useful as a preventative, by decreasing the chafing and friction that often leads to jock itch. ...Read more

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Is the sunscreen's zinc oxide safe?

Is the sunscreen's zinc oxide   safe?

Yes: Zinc oxide is a physical blocker and more effective and safer than chemical sunscreen ingredients. ...Read more

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Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide?

Roughly equivalent: They are roughly equivalent as sunscreens but the preparation will have a lot to do with the effectiveness. ...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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I heard that sunblock with zinc oxide is very good. Why?

I heard that sunblock with zinc oxide is very good. Why?

It's opaque: Zinc oxide is what is known as a physical sunblock, meaning light cannot get through it. By preventing ultraviolet light from getting to your skin, it protects your skin from sunburn and other sun damage. Other sunscreens block uv light with chemicals, which some experts believe does not work as well as the physical sunblocks. ...Read more

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A zinc oxide or other sunscreen recommended all the time ?

A zinc oxide or other sunscreen recommended all the time ?

Yes: You should be using sunscreen on at least a daily basis. Zincoxideis one of the safest and most effective active ingredients in sunscreen. ...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 heard that sunblock with zinc oxide is very good, is that true and why?

True: Zinc oxide is a very effective sunblock although it is a white cream which provides the barrier. The appearance is a bit odd and so it is not commonly used but is useful in certain situations. ...Read more

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How to tell whether there is nano zinc oxide of nano titanium dioxide is in a product? Is it mandatory to indicate that's it's nano on the ingredient?

Marketing hype: The marketers are trying to tell you they have a safer sunscreen probuct . But there is no oproof their product is any safer or less safe than any other lotion.

If you are concerne about sunscreen, do no use any at all. Monitor your time in the direct sun so that you do not get burned.And you will be a lot healthier. ...Read more

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Are titanium dioxide and zinc oxide the safest sunblock?

Least allergenic: These are generally the least allergenic sunblocks and are very effective uba/uvb blocks. ...Read more

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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

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Does zinc oxide help out sun burns?

No: It helps prevent them, but no help after they occur. ...Read more

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Any home recipe for homemade sunscreen with zinc oxide?

Buy sunscreen: Why take chances with your skin? While zinc oxide is a low-tech but effective sun blocking ingredient, you don't have to spend much to get good sunscreens. ...Read more

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I am black and I use sunscreen with zinc oxide. Is this a good idea?

I am black and I use sunscreen with zinc oxide. Is this a good idea?

Zinc oxide: is a very effective sunscreen regardless of your skin color. If sensitivity occurs in the form of rash or irritation, discontinue use. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between zinc oxide tablets and zinc gluconate?

Is there a difference between zinc oxide tablets and zinc gluconate?

Yes,but neither best: Zinc can be difficult to absorb. Zinc oxide is poorly absorbed and is probably best for topical use (as a sunscreen). Zinc gluconate is better absorbed and is commonly used in lozenges for treating colds. However, research shows that zinc picolinate is much better absorbed than zinc gluconate. Thus, i recommend supplementing with zinc picolinate. See www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/3630857. ...Read more

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With the exception of chemical sunblocks, is it true that virtually all sunblocks use micronized zinc oxide or micronized titanium dioxide nowadays?

Yes: Sunblocks by definition contain a structure (metallic) which reflects the sunlight rather that absorb parts of the spectrum like sunscreens. They use micronized zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. ...Read more

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What is the beneficial effect of zinc oxide on acne?

What is the beneficial effect of zinc oxide on acne?

Beneficial: If you use a broad spectrum sunscreen that contains both zinc oxide and 5% niacinamide (elta uv clear), the benefits will be favorable. ...Read more

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Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide for sun screen?

Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide for sun screen?

Yes.: Both are what is known as physical sunscreens -- they are opaque, and physically prevent ultraviolet light from getting to your skin, and damaging it. ...Read more

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Does anyone know any allergic reaction towards zinc oxide?

Does anyone know any allergic reaction towards zinc oxide?

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