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Specific antibacterial soap i can use for my itching body? I already use bioderm and safeguard.

Specific antibacterial soap i can use for my itching body? I already use bioderm and safeguard.

Itching: Best to use only mild unscented body wash. Antibacterials can be harsh. Take care! ...Read more

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Should I use regular or antibacterial soap?

Should I use regular or antibacterial soap?

Your preference: A regular soap is most often adequate for cleanliness and personal hygiene, and then use an anti-bacterial hand soap for hand washing, especially after using the bathroom. ...Read more

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Is it good to use colored body soaps and toilet soaps?

Is it good to use colored body soaps and toilet soaps?

Soaps: If you don't have an allergic reaction or intolerance to these types of soap, the coloring agents in them should be harmless. ...Read more

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Do all brands of bar soaps have antibacterial properties?

Do all brands of bar soaps have antibacterial properties?

No: Antibacterial soaps contain antibiotics. Regular soaps can help remove the oil that germs cling to from the skin or other surface so that it can be flushed away with water. ...Read more

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Is antibacterial soap healthierand safer to use than regular soap?

Is antibacterial soap healthierand safer  to use than regular soap?

Regular is fine: Regular soap kills bacteria too. For normal use, it's all you need. ...Read more

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Share body soap with other but some people say that's not hygienic is that true?

Use your own: If you are concerned either use your own soap or use a liquid soap instead of bar soap. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue if I use one antibacterial soap on my skin then use a different soap?

Is it generally no issue if I use one antibacterial soap on my skin then use a different soap?

Depends: Use of an antibacterial soap only for the specific purpose of decreasing bacteria in the skin pre op or post op or wound care-chlorhexidine is best for that(not near eyes mouth perianal or genital area) and used only in the areas directed.. Otherwise antibacterial soaps (ie lever) have little purpose other than to dry the skin. ...Read more

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Can you recommend the best body soap for eczema?

Can you recommend the best body soap for eczema?

Eczema soap: The most popular in the U.S. Is cetaphil. Cerave is a close second. Dove is the best routine soap. Using less soap can often be a great answer. ...Read more

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