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deionized water vs purified water

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
BS: They make a lot of money to promote "purified" water. No evidence.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Stoller
35 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sort of: Purified water normally means water that has gone through a filtration process. Distillation is a form of purification but all purified water is not d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Than what?: I personally drink "purified" water as a rule.How pure is it ? I don't really know but it sounds better than stream water as advertised by other bottl ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
None: Just gives money to producers who claim that purified water is better. True for the us and europe. Different in developing countries.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: The water can be at any normal temperature for mixing, from cold to warm... but when getting ready to feed a baby, make sure the formula is not too co ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Refer to youtube: It is very simple.You tube shows the instruction step by step very clearly! Benefits are plentiful. Use sterile water or boiled & cooled water.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: The difference between hard and purified water should only be the natural minerals. These minerals should not trigger an allergic reaction. Water in ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It depends on your water souce, but most municipal water sources have an unhealthy amount of impurities, and often the amount of chlorine used to mak ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
39 years experience Neonatology
Need to re-purify: Best to either boil on the stove or microwave and place in the refrigirator to cool, prior to using. After 4 days, may be contaminated with bacteria.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chinenye Ezeanolue
17 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No cold formulas: I would advise to give at least room temperature formulas to your baby .Newborns have a hard time conserving heat and lose heat very easily .
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