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Doctor insights on: Betadine Versus Dettol

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Will betadine cure fungus?

Will betadine cure fungus?

Can kill fungus: Though betadine can kill bacteria, virus, and fungus, its use for treatment of fungus is not well established. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and selection of medication with established safety/efficacy to manage a fungal infection. Betadine is typically used for minor cuts/burns/scrapes (not recommended for more than 7 days, seek medical advise for extended use). Watch for skin irritation. ...Read more

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Is iodine same as betadine?

Is iodine same as betadine?

Betadine: Contains a small amount of iodine as it's active ingredient, and also contains several inactive ones. ...Read more

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What does betadine douche do?

What does betadine douche do?

Douching: If can throw off vaginal pH & ^ risk for infection. The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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Can I use betadine in jock itch?

Can I use betadine in jock itch?

No: No - not a good idea. : it's a fungal infection. Get your self a anti-fungal powder or cream. Betadine will not help solve the problem. ...Read more

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How to cure dettol burns on face?

How to cure dettol burns on face?

DETTOL BURNS: WARM WATER COMPRESSES ON AND OFF FOR 10 TO 20 MINUTES 3 OR 4 TIMES DAILY.
AT BEDTIME APPLY ZINC OXIDE OINTMENT.
BEST LUCK ...Read more

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Is betadine ok for itching wounds?

Is betadine ok for itching wounds?

This product: Is not recommended for use inside wounds as it has been shown to be toxic to healing cells. In other words, it can inhibit the healing process. ...Read more

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How long does betadine douche stain?

How long does betadine douche stain?

Variable: Not a good idea to douche very much, that can change the normal vaginal flora and cause problems or infections, and possibly a uterine infection. You may have staining for a few days. ...Read more

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Can I use dettol on my private part?

Can I use dettol on my private part?

Dettol: Yes you can use Dettol for bathing. Mix one teaspoon of Dettol to a bucket of water. ...Read more

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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 advisable to use the betadine douche?

Is it advisable to use the betadine douche?

No: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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Can I use betadine douche everyday for odor?

Can I use betadine douche everyday for odor?

No: Daily betadine douching can disrupt the normal vaginal environment. It is not for regular use. If you have a problem that is troublesome you should be seen and assessed. ...Read more

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What's the difference between iodine and betadine?

What's the difference between iodine and betadine?

Topical Betadine: Betadine is the brand name for several topical preparations (scrub, spray, swabs, pads, etc) with 5-10% povidone-iodine, a strong antiseptic, used to prevent bacterial growth. Iodine is a chemical element that the thyroid gland uses to synthesize thyroid hormone. If you mean tincture of iodine, this is a disinfectant, with 2-7% iodine. Betadine is less toxic to human cells than tincture of iodine. ...Read more

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Is dettol soap dangerous for washing varginal area?

Is dettol soap dangerous for washing varginal area?

Concerns: Dettol liquid antiseptic/ disinfectant could cause changes in vaginal flora and ph. Usually soap ; disinfectants are not needed inside the vagina. ...Read more

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I swallowed 1ml of dettol handwash now? What to do?

I swallowed 1ml of dettol handwash now? What to do?

Force fluids: Nothing more to do-drink 8-10 glasses of electrolyte rich fluids: Gatorade, Powerade etc until you are urinating every 2-3 hrs. ...Read more

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Bitten by hermit crab, cleaned with alco wipe n put betadine on it. Anything I should be worried about?

Bitten by hermit crab, cleaned with alco wipe n put betadine on it. Anything I should be worried about?

Crab bite: If the skin was broken look out for swelling redness or pain. Using anti biotic ointment on the sore might be helpful. If symptoms appear consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I used undiluted dettol on my face after shaving. Now it is extremely dry. My cheeks swelled up. Please help?

I used undiluted dettol on my face after shaving. Now it is extremely dry. My cheeks swelled up. Please help?

Dettol: Dettol is a disinfectant that is diluted and used to clean cuts. It sounds like you may have had an allergic reaction to this agent. I would not recommend using it again. I would consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure my bacne problem? The condition did not improve despite using Dettol and QV body wash. It got worsen when applying lotion to it. HELP!

How can I cure my bacne problem? The condition did not improve despite using Dettol and QV body wash. It got worsen when applying lotion to it. HELP!

Body acne: Can be difficult to treat if it is widespread or difficult to reach for application of topical acne products (available over the counter). Avoiding harsh or fragrances soaps will help reduce inflammation, but severe cases are sometimes treated with oral medications (Rx). ...Read more

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One month ago on 2nd may I applied dettol on my pimple now that burned area turned into brown colour plz suggest me wht should I do nd how to remove?

One month ago on 2nd may I applied dettol on my pimple now that burned area turned into brown colour plz suggest me wht should I do nd how to remove?

Throw away the detto: You will do much better with REAL acne treatment. The treatment depends on various factors. You may benefit from tretinoin gel or cream. The brown color is probably post-inflammatory pigmentation due to acne. Tretinoin controls acne and also reduces the dark color. This usually requires 3 months for significant improvement. If you are looking for a magic medicine to spot treat zits you will be di ...Read more

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Is betadine a steroid?

Is betadine a steroid?

Betadine: Contains a small amount of iodine as it's active ingredient, and also contains several inactive ones none of which are steroids. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use betadine on my wound?

Is it ok to use betadine on my wound?

Usually yes: Diluted betadine solution is usually safe on a wound. It is commonly used as a disinfectant in surgery. ...Read more

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Can I use betadine in treating baby's wound?

Can I use betadine in treating baby's wound?

I do all the time: This agent has a lot of dependible benefits. I do make an effort to remove all the residual betadine from the skin after the wound is cleaned or stitched. Leaving it on can be very drying and cause later skin sensitivity to the product. ...Read more

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Can betadine kill fungal?

Can betadine kill fungal?

Not well established: Although betadine has been used in home remedy for all infection, there is no clear documation that it will help in fungal infections. Best to contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Is betadine safe for surgical wound?

Is betadine safe for surgical wound?

Safe: But depends on what it is being used for. Betadine used repeatedly on an open wound can dry and damage healing tissue, so should only be used on an open wound under medical direction, only if needed for cleaning infected tissue, should probably be diluted before use on an open wound, and use sparingly on an open wound. ...Read more