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In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Petroleum Jelly

Word! Petroleum Jelly

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Petroleum Jelly

(En español: Vaselina)

Say: puh-tro-lee-um jeh-lee

Don't put this jelly on your sandwich. Petroleum jelly is gloopy, gooey, slippery stuff that's great for protecting dry, cracked skin. If your nose feels dry and itchy from a cold or allergies a tiny bit of petroleum jelly might make if feel better and prevent a nosebleed.