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Doctor insights on: Betadine Solution Side Effects

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How to use betadine solution as a s douche?

How to use betadine solution as a s douche?

Mostly, none is best: For some time, most regular douching is not recommended. Here's a link: http://womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/douching.Cfm ask your doctor if unsure. Best! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use betadine solution on babies head?

Is it safe to use betadine solution on babies head?

Depends: This is a commonly used disinfectant.I routinely use it for preparing skin for suturing on almost any body surface. I make an effort to remove any residual betadine after the procedure.Leaving it on is thought to increase risk of sensitizing the skin to the product making future use likely to cause a rash. ...Read more

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In chickenpox, is it safe and beneficial to use Betadine solution on the skin including the face to ease itching? Can it be applied to the scalp too?

In chickenpox, is it safe and beneficial to use Betadine solution on the skin including the face to ease itching? Can it be applied to the scalp too?

I wouldn't: Betadine has the potential to sensitize you(make allergic) to its components if it is left on the skin for indefinite periods. I make great effort to remove any trace of it after I use it to sterilize an area for a procedure. ...Read more

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Got a small bite on hand from a white color eel i clean with betadine solution and applied supirocin ointment.Is it poisonous? Please advice thanks..

Got a small bite on hand from a white color eel i clean with betadine solution and applied supirocin ointment.Is it poisonous?  Please advice thanks..

Do any of these: Images look like the eel? I'm not sure what kind of eel it might be. It's best to have it checked by a doctor in your area who is familiar with the local habitat. http://www.seafocus.com/species_morays.html. ...Read more

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Slow heal for cut on knee with small hole from fall on sharp object. saline solution then betadine used then gauze with mupirocin and neomycin applied?

Slow heal for cut on knee with small hole from fall on sharp object. saline solution then betadine used then gauze with mupirocin and neomycin applied?

Wound care: Sounds as if you have done the right things. Hopefully your tetanus vaccine is up to date. If not, go and do this. Watch the wound for signs of redness, heat, tenderness or areas of hardening of the underlying tissue and if these things occur, see a doctor ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Betadine (povidone lodine (etodolac) solution my surgeon gv it to me for cleaning my penis glans n reduce sensitivity m circumcised 12 days ago this lotion work?

For preop disinfect: It's the standard practice to use betadine soap/solution to scrub and paint to disinfect surgical site right before surgery so to minimize possible infection of wound/incision if not allergic to iodine. It does not numb the glans. As to possible altering the sensation of glans, ask doc timely to explore other potential causes, but requiring more detail hx, physicals, etc. For now, just watch... ...Read more

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I am 7 weeks pregnant.but 2 weeks before i had floxacin duracan and betadine pessaries to treat vaginal infection..will it have side effect on my baby?

I am 7 weeks pregnant.but 2 weeks before i had floxacin duracan and betadine pessaries to treat vaginal infection..will it have side effect on my baby?

2weeks ago?: You had florin at 5 weeks. My suggestion is to talk to your obstetrician so you can have a conversation with a genetic counselor.It belongs to category C ,which means ,use if benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more