baby oil in carpet

My son dropped a bottle of baby oil on the carpet in our hallway. I grabbed it up in a flash, and didn't think the damage was that bad --- but, now the small spot has spread to 4 times the original size. We cleaned it w/ a steam cleaner and it looked ok, for about 2 seconds and now looks the same. Besides rripping up the carpet or putting a rug over it, is there anything to do to make it not so noticeable ?
Thanks for the time, Monique
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I absolutely love Spray and Wash Stain Stick for greasy stains. I don't see why it wouldn't work on carpet. The carpet is probably nylon and we certaily have nylon clothing. It is a miracle as far as I am concerned for getting out grease and oil stains especially on cotton knits. I have never had a grease stain it would not take out after leaving it on overnight. Even black crease like they use on machines comes out of my husband's shirts. I would suggest you saturate the carpet with it, it is like a soft deorderant stick, leave it overnight and then wash with warm soap and water, scrub and keep sopping up the water as you go. If that fails (and I am confident it will work) you can have a piece of carpet cut from under a couch or other piece of large furniture and have it swapped for the place that has the stain. Hope this helps.
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I'll certainly begin by trying the dishwashing soap and shampoo, since I have them... Then to the stick and finally, the idea of swapping carpet patches is a good end alternative... Thanks to all who posted ideas for me...
On Sat, 06 May 2006 01:09:02 GMT, "Autumn"

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How about just plain dish washing liquid? That cuts grease on dishes.
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Well, I've heard that since hair shampoo is formulated to deal with oily hair, it can sometimes be a good grease/oil remover.
I can't vouch for that, just passing info along.
Donna
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