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Can I use hibiclens to clean my bottom?

Can I use hibiclens to clean my bottom?

Hibiclens: Hibiclens is a safe and effective means of cleaning any area of the skin. However, any antibacterial soap should work just as well. ...Read more

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Why is hibiclens not ok to use to clean my wound from having my infected abcess lanced?

Why is hibiclens not ok to use to clean my wound from having my infected abcess lanced?

Abcess: Draining an Abcess is usually curative. Using hibicleans after lancing will possibly kill off your natural microbes which help prevent infection by bad microbes ...Read more

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I have recurring staph on the lower cheek area of my bottom that won't go away There is no head to drain Taking antibiotics & Hibiclens Suggestions?

I have recurring staph on the lower cheek area of my bottom that won't 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 more

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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??

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

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Does hibiclens have to be rinsed off?

Does hibiclens have to be rinsed off?

Yes: Like any soap you use you have to rince off the hibiclens after you wash with it. ...Read more

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Is hibiclens okay to use down 'there" for a lady?

Is hibiclens okay to use down 'there" for a lady?

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

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Help please? What is the cheapest source of chlorhexadine cleansers like hibiclens?

Help please? What is the cheapest source of chlorhexadine cleansers like hibiclens?

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

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Why is hibiclens tinted red?

Why is hibiclens tinted red?

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

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Is it safe to use hibiclens on a daily basis?

Is it safe to use hibiclens on a daily basis?

Yes: Hibiclens or Chlorhexidine is not recommended for use in children 2 months of age or younger. It is usually not used for more than 2 weeks at a time on a dsily basis. ...Read more

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Can hibiclens be used anywhere on the body (except for the head)?

Can hibiclens be used anywhere on the body (except for the head)?

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

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Please tell me, could hibiclens cause aging of the skin if used everyday?

Please tell me, could hibiclens cause aging of the skin if used everyday?

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

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Is Hibiclens effective in killing norovirus?

Is Hibiclens effective in killing norovirus?

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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Does hibiclens say not to use on genitals?

Irritating: Hebiclens is a strong anti-bacterial soap. The stronger the soap the more likely to cause chemical injury to sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Can Hibiclens cause a burn when used on the face?

Can Hibiclens cause a burn when used on the face?

Irritation: Burn, not likely, but it can certainly be irritating for some. Usually patients told to use on neck down. ...Read more

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Hi. I got a lot itching in my scalp can I use Hibiclens?

Hi. I got a lot itching in my scalp can I use Hibiclens?

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 more

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Q on hygiene--is hibiclens or iodine better for bad vulvitis?

Q on hygiene--is hibiclens or iodine better for bad vulvitis?

Neither: These are both almost the same thing. Won't treat chronic vulvitis though. That usually takes a topical steroid. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens in bubble bath?

Can I use hibiclens in bubble bath?

No: Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, ears, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. Chlorhexidine topical is for use only on the skin. From www. Drugs. Com. ...Read more

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Is hibiclens ok to use on infected belly button?

Is hibiclens ok to use on infected belly button?

Hibiclens: Is a skin cleanser with antiseptic & antimicrobial properties. It can be used in this manner. But if there is a significant infection - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Having neck lift. Hibiclens, phisoderm, dial recommended for hair/face was. Hibiclens says not above neck. Which other better?

Having neck lift. Hibiclens, phisoderm, dial recommended for hair/face was. Hibiclens says not above neck. Which other better?

Follow Instructions.: Please follow your surgeons instructions as best as you can. Before surgery, you will receive a betadine prep. This is the most effective way to sterilize the operative site. In addition to following the pre-op instructions, be sure to follow your surgeons post-op instructions as well. Call your surgeons office with any questions about the instructions.

Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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I have a persistent odor coming from my right armpit, I've tried washing with Hibiclens, different types of deodorants, nothing seems to help.

I have a persistent odor coming from my right armpit, I've tried washing with Hibiclens, different types of deodorants, nothing seems to help.

Probably some: Sort of infection. Sounds like you tried all topical treatements. Consult with a dermatologist because you might need to take meds. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing?

Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing?

Yes: Hibiclens is chlorhexidine gluconate.
Make sure you are not allergic to it. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing? I've read it's too harsh of a chemical to put on a new piercing. (8 days old now)

Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing? I've read it's too harsh of a chemical to put on a new piercing. (8 days old now)

OK: Hibiclens is brand name for topical antiseptic chlorhexidine. It is used to clean surface of skin before surgery. I don't see why it can't be used on your belly button post-op. ...Read more

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I keep getting lumps under my snkin in my underarm. My Dr gave me Hibiclens & it would work for a month then come back. How can I prevent these?

I keep getting lumps under my snkin in my underarm. My Dr gave me Hibiclens & it would work for a month then come back. How can I prevent these?

Hibiclens: You obviously cannot control those lumps with Hibiclens and I suspect there is an unexplained reason for your lumps.
Your doctor needs to examine you again and a biopsy - not a big issue - may be needed. ...Read more

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Do I need to treat my minor, reoccurring MRSA lesions with an antibiotic? Currently using hibiclens and antibacterial soap. Currently treating the MRSA lesions with hibiclens and dial antibacterial soap. Letting the lesions drain and keeping them covered.

No.: Firstly, do you know that you have mrsa, have you had a wound culture? If not you cannot assume that you have mrsa.
If you do have a positive culture then the MRSA will show a sensitivity to a specific antibiotic. Most skin infections will clear without antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you use some hibiclens as a acne face wash?

Can you use some hibiclens as a acne face wash?

I would not: There are much safer & less irritating acne washes out there! Talk to your primary care doctor or dermatologist! ...Read more

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Peroxide (doctors order), using hibiclens, st. Ives apricot scrub, but nothing helped acne, what to do?

Peroxide (doctors order), using hibiclens, st. Ives apricot scrub, but nothing helped acne, what to do?

Real Rx: What you are describing are basically worthless for acne. You will probably need a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoids and plus a systemic Rx such as an antibiotic for a short time. Try just the Topicals first. ...Read more