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Condition: Other
3/15/2014 3:19:48 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used Ichthammol Ointment for years. If you have a boil that just will not go away, get a Band-aid bandage that sticks all the way around, put a dab of Ichthammol Ointment in the middle of the bandage, and place over the boil. Make sure all edges are secure. When you wake-up in the morning, the boil will be reduced quite a bit. Something in the Ichthammol draws out the infection. As far ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
3/6/2014 1:44:06 AM

Reviewer: Favourite, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've recently moved out of the country and have become more susceptible to poison ivy for some reason, this ointment is one of the only things I will use to treat it, it works wonders. (call me crazy but i've even grown used to the smell) It is amazing!

Condition: Other
1/19/2014 6:32:05 PM

Reviewer: B Jones, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
We have always used "Ickyall" Ichthammol ointment. We had it on the ranch/farm and used it on us kids and the animals. When my daughter was 4, she opened a big door that had a metal plate on the bottom of door. It scraped across the top of her foot. That night, a red streak ran all the way from her toe to her knee. I put Ichthammol on it and covered it. Call doctor to make a appointment ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/26/2013 1:10:16 PM

Reviewer: n/a, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
worked wonders as a drawling salve. a little goes a long way. inexpensive. why is it not being sold as over the counter any more. PHARMS want to cash in on a good thing, dogs

Condition: Other
10/29/2013 7:04:14 AM

Reviewer: lizzielou, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had a boil on my upper thigh - nothing was taking it away. Finally made a doctors appointment, but read online about ichthammol... Decided to give it a try to releive some of the swelling and pain (I could barely walk). Put the ichthammol on, along with some tea tree oil last night. When I woke up (here come the gross details), the gauze I had it covered with had yellowy goo all over it (along wit ... Show Full Comment

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