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Can I Use Hibiclens To Clean My Bottom
I have recurring staph on the lower cheek area of my bottom that wont go away There is no head to drain Taking antibiotics & Hibiclens Suggestions?
Staph infection: Add bleach to your bath water and soak.for 5 to 10 minutes. Add a half-cup of 6% bleach (ultimate concentration of bath water was 0.005% bleach). http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/707974 Change underwear frequently and wear loose(not tight) clothing to let skin breathe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do I use basic dial antibac soap 2 clean a lanced abscess from cellulitis? I was told no to hibiclens. I am taking bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) silver microbial gel ok??
Yes: it's a very good idea to use dial wash the area, pat it dry and if u were to use the silver gel, use a very thin layer, making certain that u have no silver allergy. ...Read more
No!: I would not use any harsh soap near a mucous membrane at either end of the body as well as the eyes. Sensitive tissue deserves sensitive cleasing agents. Try dial or lever 2000. They are both anti-bacterial as well. ...Read more
Use generic brand: The generic name for Hibiclens is Chlorhexidine gluconate. The likely cheapest source is on the internet, but be careful and use a reputable company- just look for "4% Chlorhexidine gluconate" for TOPICAL use (note that less concentrated forms of this is sometimes used as a non-alcoholic antibacterial mouth rinse). Read the packaging of generic products like "Wallclens", "Hibitane", and others. ...Read more
Manufacturer: Contact the people who make this to get the accurate response, but it is probably to distinguish it from other materials in your cabinet so that it does not get misused. It contains Chlorhexidine and is an antiseptic provided in different carriers. ...Read more
Yes: It's often used in some surgical procedures, especially cardiac. You can shampoo the entire body with it. Just don't get in the eyes, nose, mouth. ...Read more
Possibly: Per Drugs.Com - possible side effects from it's use include: " Rash, erythema/generalized erythema, urticaria, dermatitis, pruritus, eczema, skin irritation, blisters, cold sweat, irritative or allergic skin reactions"/ See: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/hibiclens-side-effects.html. It is an antiseptic and the active ingredient is Chlorhexidine gluconate solution 4.0% w/v. ...Read more
Norovirus: Ina study at Emory U. norovirus was placed on fingers of volunteers and allowed to dry. One liquid antibacterial soap and one popular brand of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to see how effective they were. They found that washing the fingers with plain water gave the greatest reduction in virus. Check Dr. Pengbo Liu ...Read more
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Hibiclens: Is generally used for a staph infection. A safer and better choice may be Selsum or a Neutragena product made for this problem. You may want to try these first and if you have poor results see your doctor to find out why your scalp is itching. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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