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Betadine Scrub And Paint
Dry skin. Use vinegar to clean. When cooking organic and fowl, wash with liquid soap and dry with paper towels. Hands get rough and raw. What is cause?
Glan pennis-red patches & white scales-had neosporin h-now mucous like discharge with itchin.I wash it with hot water and use betadine lotion to clean?
Is it enough to clean my grooming tools(nail clippers, scissors etc.)with a paper towel and spray them with some isopropyl or denatured alcohol?
Do a bit better: Please wash your utensils with soap and water and then soak in alcohol. It is preferable to get the sanitazion formulas from a beauty equipment store and after thoroughly cleaning soaking in that liquid. Do not share utensils with others. Fungal infections come from this behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No, not on a regular basis. First, in most cases, mouth washes are not essential, and second, if you feel it necessary, there are much better products out there already. Discuss this with your own dentist who would be more aware of the health of you mouth and your dental needs. ...Read more
After i aply the prescribed cream for scabies, can I wash everything in hot water and spray my mattress and furniture with clorox disinfecting spray?
Hydrogen Peroxide or Saline Solution with Povidone Iodine is better solution for cut, abrasion and wound?
Iodine: In general for minor cuts and abrasions the use of antiseptic therapy solutions is not warrented. These solutions (especially H2O2 peroxide) cause cell death and impair wound healing. IF a wound requires cleaning, iodine (specifically iodosorb) has been shown to reduce bacterial load. Therefore, povidone is a better choice than H2O2 for wound cleansing. ...Read more
Is it bad to wash my scalp and hair with dial white bar soap? I'm allergic to shampoos and conditioners.
May not be best: Dial isn't the name most would recommend for sensitive skin, given its traditional product has scent and coloring additives. However a new line might prove itself. Less so for hair. Patch tests can identify allergy to chemicals in shampoos and conditioners, and may help you find hair products that don't trigger allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more
Is it okay to wash my scalp with Dove Unscented Body Wash or the dove bar soap? Shampoo's make me itchy.
Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?
Spermicides: dear Lois326 your regimen would kill just about everything in sight! Just use soap and water for a minute or 2 and you would be ok here. I am assuming you are more concerned about STD and HIV and the answer is that a wash with soap and water for about 2-3 mins will protect you from everything of that nature. Also, u cannot get preg from dry sperm on your hand inserted into the vagina.thx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Offgassing: Mixing bleach and ammonia is extremely dangerous and not recommended as it produces toxic gasses. Don't do it. http://chemistry.about.com/od/toxicchemicals/a/mixing-bleach-and-ammonia.htm. ...Read more
Ooooooooops!: A very bad idea! I am not sure what all the ingredients are, nor the concentration of hydrogen peroxide but that was not smart. Some simple rules to follow: 1. Use products for what they were intended to be used for only! 2. Always follow directions on labels. 3. Always consult with professionals who will be glad to help you with advice on products or procedures. 4. Don't experiment on your body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good for cleansing: I am not sure that mercurochrome has ever been shown to be beneficial to healing despite it's widespread use. While betadine is outstanding for cleaning a wound due it's ability to kill bacteria and fungus, it's continued use will likely slow down healing and should only be used for short term purposes in actively infected wounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?
Punctured molliscullum with needle (cleaned with hydrogen peroxide) and cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and tea tree. Itchy and red a week later? Why?
Could be infection: This could be infected or a reaction to some of the products used. I would recommend it be seen. Tpically molluscum can be left alone especially if it's just a few in number.y ...Read more
No. Use Elimite (permethrin). : No, Elimite (permethrin) (Topical Permethrin) is generally used to treat scabies. It requires a prescription. Generally ALL household members should be treated simultaneously even if only one (or some) are itchy. Otherwise the treated individual is likely to become reinfected by the other individuals in the home who are infected but not yet itchy/symptomatic. ...Read more