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Bathing In Clorox
Too harsh: If you're not adverse to taking a safe medication... the physicians I've known who've had this very common skin problem take a big ketoconazole tablet and then go work out to build up a sweat. Doing this once a month usually keeps tinea versicolor under control. Topical ketoconazole, or a selenium sulfide shampoo, are among your many other options. ...Read more
Skin Damage: No it is not safe. It is extremely unwise and dangerous. ...Read more
I wouldn't-toxic: Years ago a faculty member recomended I try wd40 (a thin petrolium product) for my hunting related bites. It worked so well I have been using it in my practice for decades. It seems to sufficate the buggers but it also has an anti-itch effect. ...Read more
Go to Doctor: You could have a chemical burn in a sensitive part of the body. ...Read more
Yes: 1/2 cup to full tub of water soak for 10 minutes. Do 2 to 3 times a week. ...Read more
MRSA: Hi, mix 1/2 cup of Clorox in your lukewarm water of tub, bathe for 5 minutes twice a wk. ...Read more
Depends: The low level, episodic exposure to the fumes related to chlorine bleach are extremely unlikely to be of any harm during pregnancy. They can, though, cause irritation of the eyes and other mucous membranes. It should absolutely not be applied to the skin or ingested. I hope that this answers your questions! ...Read more
What do I do if I'm having a allergic reaction to Clorox wipes after rubbing my face after using them.?
Clorox wipes: Use a less irritating product. I don't think Clorox should be used on your face. All the best. ...Read more
Will pouring vinegar and Clorox on the inside of your Virginia 3years ago affect you from conceiveing a child today.??
I accidentally touch my face while I was cleaning my bathroom with clorox. Now my face is burning me like crazy. What shall I do?
Rinse: Rinse it off with water for 15 minutes to get any remaining chemical off of your face. If it is just on your skin. You don't necessarily need to be seen by a doctor. The chemical irritation will get better quickly. If it is in your eye you should be seen in an emergency department, but rinse it out first for 15 minutes. ...Read more
Used Clorox disinfecting wipes to clean my kitchen floor and the bathroom floor are there any harmful effects from said wipes for about 45 minutes?
How does one fumigate and irritate? I'm 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 more
Can cause burns: Clorox can cause significant chemical burns, which can cause immediate life threatening complications. The effects tend to be immediate. The risks and severity are based on how concentrated the Clorox is and how much was consumed. ...Read more
Yes, but: Please check with the manufacturer of your phone to see if the bleach will harm any coatings, screens, etc. The manufacturers usually tell you what you can clean the phone with safely. ...Read more
Everything has fumes, specially bleach. Many people react to fumes.
Alternatives are: clean with steam, there are many affordable steam cleaners available that do an excellent job cleansing. Another option is baking soda, you can use it in the same way you use powder cleansers on surfaces. Vinegar with equal parts water works like any all purpose cleaner, lemon juice mixed with any of the above. ...Read more
Get medical care: Bleach is not intended to come in contact with the skin, eyes, or other mucous membranes, as it can cause caustic irritation or burns. When bleach is mixed with acid solutions, including hydrochloric acid, it produces chlorine gas, which is toxic. Sodium hypochlorite solution is considered a hazardous oxidizer when the concentration is >40%. Household bleach usually has a concentration of 3-8%. ...Read more
Plan.: Check the quality of material your underwear, the first. Hot weather and sweating may cause this as well. Ringing well your stuff please. ...Read more
Got diluted clorox in a cut. Can this get into my bloodstream and cause issues? Had minor burning feeling that went away after rinsing
You're ok. In: Theory, a few molecules could have gotten into your bloodstream if the cut was deep enough, but absolutely not enough to cause any harm. Dr. Anne ...Read more
I am 5 months pregnant and after a weekend of remodeling I found mouse droppings in our kitchen and cleaned up with clorox wipes- is this dangerous?
In early preg. Today I used a clorox wet wipe for the counter. Is this ok? Could it hurt the preg? Didn't think about not smelling chemicals. Worried.
No effect to baby: The amount you could have inhaled from this is miniscule. There will be no effect on the baby. ...Read more
I was cleaning in my bathroom with Clorox, ajax, and used toilet cleaner. I tried keeping my 1 year old out of the bathroom so I closed the door for a?
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No: It won't bleach your freckles away.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: There is some evidence it may work but I do not know in what strength. ...Read more
Should not..: If this was just a temporary exposure and you don't have any other symptoms this should not cause any problems with the baby. Usually things that can cause damage to the baby cross the uteroplacental (between your womb and baby's placenta) barrier and travel in your bloodstream. If you had severe respiratory issues this may affect the baby by low oxygen supply as a result if that was the case. ...Read more
I have used both Lysol & Clorox wipes for cleaning & on body & skin daily for years. Am I @risk for getting cancer?
Probably not, but:
Soap and water is much better for cleaning skin.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more