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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
PURELL & DETTOL: WORK FOR WHAT CONDITION?

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: warm water and soap is even better
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Try to avoid: Dettol liquid(the yellow stuff) is used to clean wounds by some, but has been shown to be toxic to humans in large doses(though most things are toxic ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: It causes inflammation.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
DETTOL BURNS: WARM WATER COMPRESSES ON AND OFF FOR 10 TO 20 MINUTES 3 OR 4 TIMES DAILY. AT BEDTIME APPLY ZINC OXIDE OINTMENT. BEST LUCK
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Burns: No Dettol. Apply triple antibiotic ointment and see a doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Dettol: Yes you can use Dettol for bathing. Mix one teaspoon of Dettol to a bucket of water.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
NO: It will cause inflammation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Dettol: No
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: It will cause local inflammation.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Concerns: Dettol liquid antiseptic/ disinfectant could cause changes in vaginal flora and ph. Usually soap ; disinfectants are not needed inside the vagina.

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