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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Why do you ask?: Most of these are scams. Shooting ultraviolet light at your drinking water isn't going to make it any safer, and the reverse osmosis procedures intend... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
Family Medicine 15 years experience
??: Water purifier? What kind do you use? Do you have well water or use tap water.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 61 years experience
Depends on the tap: Some tap water is as good or better than purified water. Some tap water is not good for you. It is a local question to be asked of the local health de... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: There is no such thing as essential minerals in drinking water. The only mineral added would be fluoride.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
IT DEPENDS...: ...on the chemical used. Call the company and ask them what it was. I would think that a reputable company would not use anything harmful, but w... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry 38 years experience
Purifyer: Simplist and most cost effective is a purifyer for just your drinking/cooking water.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: Cooling water does nothing for removing chemical or biological contaminants. If the water sits overnight, larger particles may drop to the bottom, but... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry 38 years experience
Yes: The salt draws out some toxins.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Not in America: Tap water in the United States is very clean and pure. The water in New York City is known for its high quality.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
Benzocaine: It would be okay to gargle say 3x day, but you shouldn't swallow it. The answer is yes it can cause some problems, but used in small doses, as direct... Read More

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