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Neosporin or Petroleum Jelly?

So i just noticed my almost 7month old son has a slight, what looks like a tear, near the bottom of the head of his penis...is it ok for me to put Neosporin or Petroleum Jelly on it? Or should I just leave it alone??

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MomCakes

Asked by MomCakes at 3:02 PM on Feb. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Have you ever heard of California baby?? If you have a mother's near you get the little jar-- its yellow and its an all natural cream---


    It works wonders!!!! And is so good for the baby's skin....
    tbear2008

    Answer by tbear2008 at 3:04 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • I would put some petroleum jelly on it, if nothing it will keep it protected against wetness or rubbing in his diaper.
    MamaRoberts

    Answer by MamaRoberts at 3:08 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • I would NOT use the neosporin. Try jelly if anything.
    NoNonsenseMama

    Answer by NoNonsenseMama at 11:38 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

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