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Dettol Side Effects
Can I use hydrocortisone acetate 1.0% cream or dettol antiseptic cream on the side of my vulva (labia?) for itch and slight redness/swell/pain? Virgin
Yes: But in small amounts, if no improvement, you need to see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Concerns: Dettol liquid antiseptic/ disinfectant could cause changes in vaginal flora and ph. Usually soap ; disinfectants are not needed inside the vagina. ...Read more
Depends: You can use the personal hygiene products, but don't use their floor cleaner. ...Read more
No dettol is toxic: And I would not use it. The same applies to septor. ...Read more
I used undiluted dettol on my face after shaving. Now it is extremely dry. My cheeks swelled up. Please help?
I've used dettol on my anus. Now it's swollen I think and also it feels sticky there. What should I do now to feel better there?
GetItCheckedByDOCTOR: You need to get your Swollen Anus checked by a Doctor. Why did you put Detol on your Anus. ...Read more
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!
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
Normal?: Only use denture cleanser as other chemicals may be hazardous to your health and detrimental to the dentures. ...Read more
Possibly: Am not aware of any study that has been done on this. The first question would obviously be "What wounds? " and what are they due to? Need more info before making further comments about this, but you might try calling the company that manufactures this and asking them about it. ...Read more
Infections: Have no idea what you mean by "water infections". There are numerous diseases that can be transmitted to humans thru contaminated water. The active ingredient in dettol that confers its antiseptic property is chloroxylenol which should not be taken by humans as it has potentially lethal toxicity. It can be used in contaminated water, but then you could not drink the water. ...Read more
Mosquito bite ended up painful, read and puss formed. What can I do other than washing it up in diluted dettol?
I have the merina iud for almost 2years and suspect that I might be pregnant. The dettol method shows a positive. How accurate is this method?
Just take a test: The Dettol method involves mixing your urine in household bleach. It would be much easier and much more accurate to simply take a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If you are pregnant then you need to see a doctor to make sure it is not an ectopic pregnancy. Pregnancies with Mirena (levonorgestrel) are quite rare but when they do occur the risk of tubal pregnancy is 25% ...Read more