ZocdocAnswersCan Physiogel be used to moisturize the penis skin?

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Can Physiogel be used to moisturize the penis skin?

Penis skin appear dry

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Physiogel is a hypoallergenic moisturizing cream marketed by Skin Care Ideas. For particular questions about the use of this moisturizing cream on different body parts, it is important for you to make an appointment to speak with your doctor about its safety. Having said that, although this cream is marketed as a facial moisturizer, it should be safe to use on any external skin surfaces. None of the ingredients it contains, including water, caprylic/capric triglyceride, glycerin, pentylene glycol, cocos nucifera, hydrogenated lecithin, butyrospermum parkii, hydroxyethicellulose, squalene, sodium carbomer, xanthan gum, carbomer, or ceramide 3 is toxic to the skin, so you can rest assured it will not cause any skin reactions unless you are allergic to any of these ingredients listed above. It is also free from any perfumes, preservatives, or dyes, making it even less likely that you will have an allergic reaction to this cream. Although it is safe to use on the skin of your penis, I would not recommend using this cream for anything but external use, meaning avoid inserting this product into any orifices. Signs of an allergic reaction that you should be aware of include the development of hives, skin discoloration, or any breakage of the skin in the area where this product was used. If this occurs, please call your doctor. Again, to review any specific concerns you have about using any new skin product, please make an appointment to see your primary care doctor or dermatologist to go over the risks and benefits associated with its use.

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