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Vicks vapor rub burning injuries

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Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

My 2 yo grandson may have swallowed some Vicks vapor rub. We see his finger marks in the rub but don`t know if or how much he may have swallowed. Should we take him to the ER ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

can you you Vicks vapor rub while pregnant ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Hariom Sharma MD

I use Vicks Vapor Rub in my nose alot! I want to know if there's a BAD side effect as I have been woken up before w/ the smell of gas in my nose! ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hariom Sharma ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.   Arnab Banerjee MD

I accidentally swallowed some Vicks vapor steam for a hot most vaporizer. I was half asleep and it was dark in the room. I'm very congested in my sinuses so I could not smell it. I called poison... View answer

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Dr. Arun MD

I have concerns for my Granson and the use of Vicks Rub. I have heard that in some cultures it is used internally. Please let me knowif you have any info on this. Symptoms and Dangers. Thnak you ... View answer

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Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta MD

I hurt my left testicle while laying sideways on my bed and i took a hot shower to relax my testicles in hopes for the annoying pain to subsided. And i became curious if i can rub vicks on the hurt ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swarnava Dattagupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Yashaswini K MD

is down to a slight temp however she has been getting nose bleeds. We have been using Vicks vapor rub ... be from the vapor rub? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Yashaswini K ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Harshit Bhachech MD

safely apply Vicks Vapo Rub On The Healing Rash and Will it Help the Sensitive Itching/Slight Burning? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshit Bhachech ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani MD

Hi, my son is 2 and was able to reach the Vicks vapor rub somehow on top of his dresser. He started yelling about his eyes hurting but we are unable to determine whether or not he has ingested it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumanth Amperayani ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

Hello, probably have a really dumb question. My brother rubs a lil bit of Vic’s on his penis ...’m sure it can be painful or burn. But says a lil amount helps circulate and doesn’t burn. Thank you ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome. Please wash or rinse with cold water. Don't worry and take care...

Dr. Phanindra Dulipala MD

Hi mam, Its of no use, better is some kind of moisturizer, Vaseline.

Dr. Namala Bharadwaj MD

hello dear thanks for your query there are no much side effects if its applied as external application on chest. regards.