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Cleaning Dirty Blood
washing not mine, dried blood off object why lowrisk for blood borne pathogens with paper towel dish soap and water ? Washed hands after with soap
Low risk: Low risk, unless you have an open wound and blood from someone with a known blood-borne pathogen. The risk is still less than being injected with that blood. ...Read more
Is dry-cleaning adequate for cleaning dirty clothes of contamination from bacterial or fungal infections?
I was cleaning up the water mixed with urine &toilet paper that spilled out from my toilet bowl.The dirty water splashed onto my face.Can it infect it?
How does one fumigate and irritate?
Im a property housekeeper
I have to clean serious nasty dirty apartments oven cleaners and clorox cleaners mixed
TimeForAngie'sList: You hire someone who knows what they're doing and owns the proper protective equipment (skin, eyes, lungs). Or,read up on that and buy that equipment, otherwise you could do some serious damage to those parts of your body.Or,get someone over to give you an estimate of what would be necessary and then advise you. Or...lower your expectations of what kind of tenant(s) you'll rent to. Be careful!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cleaning up after a (dewormed & tested parasite free by vet) puppy and accidentally got bunch of poop on hand. Washed well. No cuts on hand. Okay?
Would 70% isopropyl alcohol be a sufficiently effective cleaner for toilets, plungers and other surfaces contaminated with fecal matter?
I cleaned drops of dried blood without gloves using dish soap and paper towel should i worry that i got infectdd with hep c or HIV washed h20 1st?
Unlikely if ..,: if you have no injury on your hand this will be unlikely. All biological matterials need to handeld more carefully. You should follow up with your PCP if there is any symptoms. You should also inform your PCP about the incident. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Spit bowls? In 2014?: Over the past twenty years, most modern dental practices eliminated "spit bowls" because they cannot be cleaned to current standards. Instead, most dentists will high speed suction/evacuate debris from your mouth in "real time." if any debris still remains, your mouth is "sprayed'" with water and you can "spit" into a clean, paper lined, funnel mounted onto a high speed suction line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If clothing touched paper with fresh nonflowing blood, can clothes transmit disease? No blood stain on clothes. Cuts on hands, what if touched clothes
Blood borne pathogen: Most infectious agents carried by blood ( blood borne pathogens) enter the body through a break in the skin or mucous membranes. Clothing coming in contact with fresh blood should be a barrier to transmission of HIV and hepatitis C if skin is intact. Unfortunately, this is not true with Ebola virus. Cuts on the hands represent a break in the skin and are an avenue for HIV and hep C infection ...Read more
How to wash hep c blood stained clothes in the laundry. Is washing in warm water and regular detergent good enough?
While in a hotel bathroom, acidic toilet cleaner spilled on hands. Washed hands with water than acidently touched vagina. Could this bring any problem?
15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.
Cleaning products: Lysol wipes are safe and peroxide used topically is safe as well, i'm not aware of any pregnancy warnings. The fan is helpful and if there are fumes, the window should be open. There are however lots of natural cleaning solutions that you can make yourself that would be safer. ...Read more
Hiv transmitted through water, while cleaning mix water blood on floor, & person has cut on his fingers, if he touch that blood how much chances of hiv
Potential risks: All you described are potential risks for infection, as the required precautions are not followed , the reason to wear gloves & protective gear, not to touch body fluids , protect open wound by proper dressings and gloves, fortunately it appears HIV virus do not survive long out side the human body. ...Read more
Scraped finger on metal dumpster. Some rust. Just top layer of skin. Small size. Cleaned soap, water, antibiotic. Last td july 2008. Booster needed?
Tetanus shot: No booster needed since your dt shot is good for ten years. ...Read more
How to clean up Urine spill properly?
It's a tiny puddle size, but how do I clean? Just with dry paper? Wet wipes? Sanitizer? Rubbing Alcohol?
Only to the clothes: Such a stain can ruin a perfectly good piece of clothing. However, there's nothing else to worry about. Modern detergents, with or without our awesome washer/dryers, are excellent in getting rid of infectious germs. ...Read more
Hand with tiny wound accidentally dipped in public toilet water after flushing. Does it pose risk for Hepa A/B/C and HIV? Washed hand properly after
Very unlikely: What you described carries an infinitesimal risk of infection. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Cleaned black stuff off window sill in shower with water on cloth, then washed hands with body soap & used hand to clean private area. Could black stuff get to or have harmed baby? 31 weeks pregnant
Can new stitched wound due to normal birth delivery contract HIV via blood left on toilet seat cover and inner rim and stained water in toilet bowl?
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