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A 24-year-old male asked:

In an area i live, water are bore water(bit salty). its affecting my skin and hair fall is increased.would adding dettol in bath water reduce the prob?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Holistic Medicine 53 years experience
No: Dettol contains a toxic agent. It is an anti-septic. The bore water may contain pesticides and other pollutants that are toxic not necessarily bacteria or other micro-organiisms. Best not to bathe in bore water that is causing hair loss.

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