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I have burnt my eyes' orbital areas with dettol and now developed a scar. Since 15 days I am using mederma cream. What do you suggest Sir and how long will it take?

I have burnt my eyes' orbital areas with dettol and now developed a scar. Since 15 days I am using mederma cream. What do you suggest Sir and how long will it take?

Do you mean a sun-: Burn? Mederma is onion skin derivative and works best on thickened hypertrophic scars. I would see a dermatologist or ophthalmologist for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Can dettol causes skin or blood cancer?

Can dettol causes skin or blood cancer?

I'm not aware of any: Studies on point. The active ingredient in dettol, chloroxylenol (4-chloro, 3, 5 dimethylphenol), has been around a long time & has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity. Being insoluble in water, dettol is instead alcohol/pine oil based, and is used as an antiseptic and a cleaner. Dermatitis & possibly inhalation toxicity have been reported. At typical exposures, cancer seems highly unlikely. ...Read more

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Could liquid handwash (dettol) be used to clean denture?

Could liquid handwash (dettol) be used to clean denture?

Normal?: Only use denture cleanser as other chemicals may be hazardous to your health and detrimental to the dentures. ...Read more

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I put dettol on my already sore anus and now im in the worst pain ever. Help?

I put dettol on my already sore anus and now im in the worst pain ever. Help?

Rinse with water: It is a disinfectant antiseptic but for external use! It is irritating especially to anal mucosa and poisonous when swallowed or breathed in large amounts!
So avoid it in the future! ...Read more

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Does dettol help against itching genital erea? What can you do stop the itching?

Does dettol help against itching genital erea? What can you do stop the itching?

Not likely: You must begin with a definition of the problem. There are various things which may cause such an itch. A GYN or dermatologist will help you. The best remedy will be apparent only after you define the cause. ...Read more

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I put dettol on my testicals because its been itchy for days and now my testicals are burning and also the skin has gone super red?

I put dettol on my testicals because its been itchy for days and now my testicals are burning and also the skin has gone super red?

Here are some...: Clinically, you may have acute contact dematitis from dettol - an antiseptice soap. So, stop its use and try applying topical hydrocortisone 1% cream t x 2 times daily and without using other soap but rising with tap water and drying. If not improving in 2 days or worseing, seek professional attention timely. More? Contact me at www, healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login for appointment. ...Read more

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My 1.5yr old son poured dettol liquid over his body we washed only after 4-5 hrs. Later we found swollen, brown, burnt skin around urine organ.

My 1.5yr old son poured dettol liquid over his body we washed only after 4-5 hrs. Later we found swollen, brown, burnt skin around urine organ.

Chemical burn: Dettol is just a brand name - not sure which liquid it was, a topical body wash or a stronger disinfectant for the household. Regardless, it sounds like he has a chemical burn of the skin in the area you describe. Flush area hourly with clear, cool water. Make sure he is able to urinate ok. If skin starts to break down, peel, smell or drainage, then needs to see doctor immediately for burn care. ...Read more

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How to disinfect touchscreen cellphones and remotes to eliminate bacterias like staph etc? What to use and how to use? Can I wipe them with dettol?

How to disinfect touchscreen cellphones and remotes to eliminate bacterias like staph etc? What to use and how to use? Can I wipe them with dettol?

Any anti-bacterial: Wipes will work. If dettol is anti-bacterial I'm sure it will take care of normal staph bacteria. Make sure the phone is powered off and left to dry before turning on again. Do not soak the phone! ...Read more

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What can I buy from the pharmacy to help with Hidradenitis Suppurativa at home? I already use Dettol and Dial antibacterial soap but still get bumps.

What can I buy from the pharmacy to help with Hidradenitis Suppurativa at home? I already use Dettol and Dial antibacterial soap but still get bumps.

Hidradentis: Suppurativa, your treatment isn't at home, dettol and dial, won't treat your condition, you need hospital management, antibiotics, and may be surgery, wish you all the best, ...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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Is dettol soap dark the skin color?

Is dettol soap dark the skin color?

Dettol soap: No, Dettol soap does not darken the skin ...Read more

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Dettol pregnancy test, how does it work?

Dettol pregnancy test, how does it work?

This can be googled: I didn't give you any of the links I found because frankly, none of them were from professional organizations. You can buy a pregnancy test for less than $1 & it should be accurate. ...Read more

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How accurate is the dettol pregnancy test?

How accurate is the dettol pregnancy test?

Is it an FDA: Approved test? All fda approved tests are about equally accurate. You should wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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Hi how accurate is the dettol pregnancy test?

Hi how accurate is the dettol pregnancy test?

Hard to say: This has not been adequately studied to assess false positives and negatives.
For any question about the surety of pregnancy, get the serum b-hcg (blood test) -- it's positive within 48 - 72 hrs of fertilization. ...Read more

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How effective is dettol liquid soap in vaginal disinfection?

How effective is dettol liquid soap in vaginal disinfection?

Keep vag. Life alive: A woman can just use the same mild shower soap that she washes everywhere else with, and just gently rub the places between the big labia and her thighs, and between the big labia and her small inner labia, and around the clitoris. That should gently remove excess oils (sebum) and stuff. Of course, "over-cleaning" can lead to rashes. The actual vagina is inside the body and does not need washing. ...Read more

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Will drinking a few drop of dettol in milk help for diarrhea?

Will drinking a few drop of dettol in milk help for diarrhea?

No!: Dettol is an antiseptic for external use only! If dettol is consumed the poison control center should be called & the person should be rushed to an emergency room. Keeping yourself, food, utensils and other things around you clean with dettol can help prevent diarrhea. But dettol is not for consumption. I wish you well with your health & I am available for HealthTap consults with you. ...Read more

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I sprayed my bathroom with Milton disinfectant then sprayed Dettol disinfectant over it, is this dangerous?

I sprayed my bathroom with Milton disinfectant then sprayed Dettol disinfectant over it, is this dangerous?

Look up chemistry: Milton disinfectant: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Milton_sterilizing_fluid contains sodium hypochlorite, a potent/toxic oxidizing agent. Dettol: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Dettol contains chloroxylenol, another chlorine molecule based toxic agent + other agents added to cover up perception of toxic smell. Highest toxicity is to lungs. Best avoid breathing fumes & wear respirator mask if use. ...Read more

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I think I have swallowed 2ml of dettol handwash. Can I die by swallowing 2ml of dettol handwash? What should I do now?

Go to Emrgency Dept: Dettol if ingested in any quantity can be toxic. I recommend you don't waste your time on this site and go to the Emergency Department of your near hospital asap. Even though 2 ml is small amount it still needs to be treated ...Read more

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Anus swelling...On closer view I saw that its a tear and small amount of blood...What is it? Can I put dettol cream?

Anus swelling...On closer view I saw that its a tear and small amount of blood...What is it? Can I put dettol cream?

Diarrhea/constipatio: Either can cause you to have developed an anal fissure, regulate your diet and fluids and most fissures will heal. ...Read more

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What to do if I got scratches from plastic surface after an hour I cleaned it with dettol, can I have tetanus infection?

What to do if I got scratches from plastic surface after an hour I cleaned it with dettol, can I have tetanus infection?

Tetanus: Check and see when you had your last tetanus shot. If it's more than ten years get a booster. The chances of you getting tetanus re small. ...Read more