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A 18-year-old male asked:

I work at a place that can get pretty dirty so i use a lot of hand sanitizer... i used an entire bottle in a few hours once. is that ok?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
Sure: Hand sanitizers are good if you can't wash your hands. Washing your hands with soap and water is just as good. You can't be too careful.
Dr. Ralph Wolf
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Hand sanitizer: Seems excessive to me unless you are preparing food or put your fingers in your mouth a lot.

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Last updated Dec 8, 2013

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