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Antiseptic Perineal Wash Ii Medication
What medication do you usually prescribe for periodontitis disease? Can antiseptic mouthwash help? I am 16 and I am worried that my teeth will fall out if I can't visit a dentist.
See a dentist: I know you say you can't see a dentist but you must. $ can be issue but it will cost more in long run to not get it done now. You must clean better than normal, rinses may help but will not cure your probs. A dental cleaning and continual care is your only definitive treatment. ...Read more
My girlfriend likes to give me blowjob. Before it I wash my dick with antiseptic. Is it safe for her to do this? Are any risks involved?
Inhibits vs. Killing: Antibacterial products kill bacteria, or hinder their reproduction. Antiseptic substances inhibit the growth and reproduction of many microorganisms, including bacteria, as well as fungi, protozoa, and viruses. The greatest difference between these mouthwashes is that most antiseptic mouthwashes contain a significant amount of alcohol. Alcohol tends to dries the mouth and can be a problem for many. ...Read more
My lifestyle involves using antiseptic hand wipes my hands are dry red are the ingredients in them dangerous? I wash hands wiv antibac n wipes 50x/day
Intense exposure: This is something you need to discuss with a dermatologist. You could be having an intense exposure, or you could be allergic to some of the ingredients of the antiseptic hand wipe The hand wipe could also be drying you out. ...Read more
What if you put antiseptic like dettol in your bathing water and use the water to wash you vagina, will it be infectous?
I would be concerned: That dettol liquid antiseptic /disinfectant could cause irritation and change vaginal ph. ...Read more
Head is scabbing due to chemical burns from hair bleach 2 weeks ago, I'm using antiseptic wash to stop the itch & e45 shampoo -is this ok?
Scabs Beat Scabies: Scabbing is OK as long as there's no infection in there. You'd know that if it is unduly painful or getting more and more painful and there's increasing leakage or discharge. Wash gently and let the scab come of naturally. Don't pick at it (the only thing you should ever pick at is a guitar). If you have to cover it (e.g. you look like a resurrected zombie), do so loosely so the air can get at it. ...Read more
Sliced finger open with scissors. Washed it with soap & water & sprayed some dettol antiseptic wash & covered with plaster. Can it still get infected?
Will drinking cranberry help get rid of cysts and boils from my vagina as I get them all the time. An I use antiseptic wipes an wash every day.
After using a what I think was a mouth wash it said antiseptic, for 30 secs a part of my tongue can't taste sweet or salt at the tip of my tongue.
Is it bad to bathe in a diluted amount of dettol antiseptic wash when pregnant (24 weeks)? It helps me with preventing UTIs otherwise I wouldn't do it
Not needed: In general, fluid behind the ear drum by itself doesn't need an "antiseptic" or antibiotic. If the fluid is infected that is a different story and antibiotics can be helpful. If fluid formed because of a nasal or sinus infection then again an antibiotic can help. Most antibiotics in common use such as amoxil, augmentin, ceftin, (cefuroxime) Bactrim etc... Are helpful. ...Read more
Expert opinions? Which antiseptic drug can you recommend for otitis media (fluid behind the ear drum)?
Confusing question: I am not aware of any antiseptic drugs used in the treatment of otitis media. However, we do use antibiotics. Those used vary by the age of the patient, the germ expected, personal allergy history and other factors derived by an office visit. Your pcp can sort this out. This site is not a substitute for an office evaluation when indicated. ...Read more
Using tobramycin for recurrent blepharitis. Do I have resistant bacteria? Should I wash face, eyes with antiseptic?
Unlikely: Tobramycin is not usually prescribed alone for blepharitis, it is usually given in conjunction with the steroid dexamethasone. This combination is used to treat acute inflammation from blepharitis but the main-stay treatment is good lid hygiene. You do not need to use antiseptic, baby shampoo will work well. Wash your hands and clean the eyelid margin twice a day with the shampoo. ...Read more
Can I use dettol antiseptic CREAM on my vagina inner labia cut?? Pls help! I just don't want it to sting when I wash my bottom or pee
Here are some. ..: You may use it and see for next 3-5 days. Meanwhile, refrain from any further chemical and physical stimulation to whole genital area (of course, no sex & masturbation!) for 7-10 days and see. If not getting better as expected or worsening, see Doc right away to ensure no UTI and/or STD-related vaginitis. ...Read more
Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after I brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.
See GYN or dermatolo: May be intertrigo, lichen sclerosis, or other. Diagnosis requires exam and treatment depends on diagnosis. Meanwhile, use a lubricating lotion after a bowel movement or whenever it feels wet to clean outside + inside. Can rub in miconazole cream and hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
Cinnamon: This herb/spice has been claimed in the lay press to have wide antibacterial activities, and has traditionally been used in some societies to treat infection. Not aware that there is scientific controlled evidence to support these claims. ...Read more
Yes: Antiseptic are used to clean skin and other materials. Antimicrobials are used for treatment of infections. ...Read more
Soap: Antibacterial soap = antimicrobial soap = antiseptic soap ...Read more
Yes: My daughter used these for her earring piercings. ...Read more
1 st degree...: If you are talking about " perineal tear" common to childbirth.... Degree is determined by the detention of year to depth and tissues involved (mucosa, muscles.) Typically 1 st degree is superficial and heals easy. Most commonly few sutures may be used for better cosmetical result. Prevention is sometimes " Episiotomy "- surgical cut preventing irregular, deep tear - easier to repair.. ...Read more
Sit to void: Diverting the male urethra to empty via the perineum, typically done after penectomy for cancer or for severe stricture disease of the urethra, is known as a perineal urethrostomy. The male sits to urinate, otherwise everything is the same. The sphincter muscles of control are unchanged. ...Read more
Not sure why you: Would have dietary restrictions after a perineal urethrostomy as the surgery is there to just direct the flow of urine to a different location. Immediately after the surgery you may want to consider a bland diet as your body is recovering from anesthesia, but that is very quickly over. If you are really concerned why not ask the urologist completing the procedure. ...Read more
Multiple causes: The perineum, in women, is the area between the vagina and the anus. Common causes of pain include complications of childbirth, other trauma, abscess, entrapment of the pudendal nerve, nerve-associated cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian cyst or torsion, even menstrual cramps. Inflammatory bowel disease/colitis can also cause. Requires careful evaluation usually by GYN specialist. Good luck ...Read more
Not normal: Persistent perineal pain should be investigated by a specialist to rule out any gynecologic problems. If the condition is thought to be musculoskeletal in nature then a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation would be appropriate. ...Read more
I have a perineal tear-- I believe from cheap toilet - very uncomfortable how can I treat at home?
Best see doctor: Hard to imnagine how a toilet, cheap or not, could cause a perineal tear. Do you recall a particular injury? If not and you're just assuming an injury is the cause, you should be professionally examined. Most presumed genital ulcers due to trauma in fact have other causes, especially herpes. Don't take chances if you're not sure. Also, exam is best way to know best pain relief. Good luck! ...Read more
I accidentally cut my perineal raphe. It doesn't hurt much and it bled a bit, but now I have skin maybe 1/4" long hanging. Is the perineal raphe important? What should I do? It will heal normally?
Heal spontaneously: It's hard to evaluate a tear in the perineal region without seeing it. However most tears heal spontaneously on their own without any complications. ...Read more
No: An antiseptic cream such as savlon when used in superficial cut or injury will reduce or prevent an infection. Neosporin treat an infection. ...Read more