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I accidentally ate dish soap is this bad?

I would try to avoid: but I would think that most dish detergents would not be toxic since small amounts may be left on dishes that aren't thoroughly rinsed. ...Read more

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Accidentally touch toilet water wif bare hands.Wash wif soap,30min later wash 2 times wif water.2hrs later wash wif soap,took off lens.Eye Infections?

Accidentally touch toilet water wif bare hands.Wash wif soap,30min later wash 2 times wif water.2hrs later wash wif soap,took off lens.Eye Infections?

Ok: I don't quite understand what you are asking. You've done a fine job of protecting yourself from getting the infection. If you have an eye infection then you need to see a doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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My hand was wet with some Dawn antibacterial dishwashing liquid.Touched some food.Can that food with dishwas. liquid harm my stomache&body?Poisoning?

My hand was wet with some Dawn antibacterial dishwashing liquid.Touched some food.Can that food with dishwas. liquid harm my stomache&body?Poisoning?

Unlikely: Most household cleaning agents are not dangerous if you get a small part of it in your body. Only large doses intended to be self destructive cause harm. I would not worry based on what you have said. It is likely already out of your body. ...Read more

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What will happen when i swallowed dishwashing soap accidentally?

What will happen when i swallowed dishwashing soap accidentally?

Depends: I would advise you not swallow dish washing soap. Depending on the chemical makeup of the soap you could suffer bad consequences. Most bar soaps are non toxic. But some soap can cause symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, convulsions and decreased alertness. If you do accidently swallow dishwashing soap make sure you have the national poison control center telephone number handy. Watch those bubbles! ...Read more

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Is palm olive ultra antibacterial dish soap hazardous if swallowed in large amounts?

Is palm olive ultra antibacterial dish soap hazardous if swallowed in large amounts?

More information: Dish soap and other topical antibacterial agents should not be ingested. Consult the label on the bottle for the manufacturer's warnings or consult your local poison control center. ...Read more

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Sliced finger open with scissors. Washed it with soap & water & sprayed some dettol antiseptic wash & covered with plaster. Can it still get infected?

Sliced finger open with scissors. Washed it with soap & water & sprayed some dettol antiseptic wash & covered with plaster. Can it still get infected?

Yes: It can still get infected from bacteria on the scissors or on your skin surface. You did all the right things so you have done everything you could to prevent infection. Keep your eye on the wound and if it becomes red, swollen, painful, hot see your md. ...Read more

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Could dawn dish soap burn your hands?

Could dawn dish soap burn your hands?

Unlikely: but the hot water that it is in might. ...Read more

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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

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

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Toddler drank mouthful of washing liquid?

Toddler drank mouthful of washing liquid?

Call poison control: I would recommend going to the emergency room or calling poison control to know whether your child needs any treatment for drinking the washing liquid. Some detergents can be very harsh on the esophagus, and earlier treatment may help. ...Read more

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How long can sperm live on a wet dove bar soap ???

How long can sperm live on a wet dove bar soap ???

Really?: It doesn't. But why would you worry about it? Soap does not transmit sperm to cause pregnancy. Babies are not made by a female taking a bath. ...Read more

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Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?

Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?

Sure: Any of those 3 methods sounds ok, depending on how much contamination is there. Washing items with soap and water to get rid of any visible stuff, and then wiping down with alcohol to kill the invisible stuff, should be adequate. ...Read more

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Boil water order in neighborhood. Accidentally turned water on hands for split second. Washed hands with bottle water and soap 2x. Will I get sick?

Boil water order in neighborhood. Accidentally turned water on hands for split second. Washed hands with bottle water and soap 2x. Will I get sick?

Not likely: Boil water order is done to kill bacteria in DRINKING water. As long as you did not drink the water you should be ok. Also you used the universal precaution by washing your hands with bottled water and soap which helps preventing spread of ALL germs (bacteria and viruses.) ...Read more

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Does cold water and hand soap kill sperm or pre-cum instantly?

Does cold water and hand soap kill sperm or pre-cum instantly?

Very quickly: If they are on an external surface. Actually, sperm are not that aggressive -- they're pretty nonviolent creatures. You usually don't have to massacre them. They also don't jump off of surfaces and crawl into your vagina to impregnate you. ...Read more

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Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks

Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more

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Cleaned flat stove top off with lysol wipe after spilling juice of raw meat. Cooked on it and forgot to wash lysol off. Could smell. Will fumes hurt?

Cleaned flat stove top off with lysol wipe after spilling juice of raw meat. Cooked on it and forgot to wash lysol off. Could smell.  Will fumes hurt?

No: at that small amount of exposure I would not be concerned especially if cooking in kitchen and not in any enclosed space. If any eye, nose, throat, chest irritation that does not resolve in 1-2 hours or gets worse, see your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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