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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection risk: If the bottle was sealed, I'd say there is minimal risk.
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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
No worries: Water sitting in a container does not aerosolize easily. Also bacteria are not likely to jump from one container to another.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Brain eating bacteri: No. Worry about something more likely to happen.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Via nose: Naegleria fowleri infects people when water with the amoeba enters the body via the nose. This generally occurs when people go swimming or diving in w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Soap and water: The kind of infections from raw chicken tend to cause bloody diarrhea and enter through the mouth. Wash hands, cutting boards and cutlery thoroughly ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
More information : Necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating disease) can be caused by a variety of bacteria, alone or sometimes in combination). I have not seen a case where ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I'm skeptical: I saw the yogurt / brain scan study too. The area's hard to study but this one just might have something to it. We know that the germs in the large bo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Technically yes: Although extremely rare, most any infection can spread to other organs via your bloodstream. If you have unfinished dental treatment, then finish it. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Bacteria: Unlikely, your protective mechanisms will look after you.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not to worry!: Breast milk will not harm your baby when introduced to the nose. In fact, most babies have some degree of reflux in which milk or formula is frequent ... Read More

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