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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
Bad idea: Dettol is a good antiseptic for toilets, sinks ; counters not for vaginas. Vagina is designed to keep itself clean ; normally contains lactobacilli (good bacteria) which tend to keep vagina infection free. Best to wash around vagina with unscented soap. Vaginal yeast, if present, can be treated with antifungals such as monistat, Gyne-Lotrimin or miconazole. Dettol will kill good bacteria. ...Read more
I had scratches on my legs so I stupidly decided to use Dettol on them, now I have a really big dark spot!! How can I treat this burn? I'm so scared!!
Is it a good idea to use dettol for ichiness at the groin and inner thigh area, seems to be a fungal infection?
Is dettol harmful to use in testicles and penis? I had applied there because i got fungal infection?
Yes, ....: Yes, you can try as you have used to other sites of body. If you doubt developing undue effects, stop its use. Of course, over-jealous usage + physical cleansing is not advisable for anywhere of body surface, just in moderation since natural skin usually has its own protecting effect for us. Best wish ... ...Read more
Yes: Dettol must be used in a very dilute form otherwise your skin can get dry and also it may irritate your vagina. Make sure that the water temperature is not higher than your body temperature as otherwise you may get contractions. Drink lots of water prior to your bath. Some women get dizzy when they take baths during pregnancy. Good Luck! ...Read more
Can i use dettol antiseptic CREAM on my vagina inner labia cut?? Pls help! I just dont want it to sting when i wash my bottom or pee
Here are some ...: You may use it and see for next 3-5 days. Meanwhile, refrain from any further chemical and physical stimulation to whole genital area (of course, no sex & masturbation!) for 7-10 days and see. If not getting better as expected or worsening, see Doc right away to ensure no UTI and/or STD-related vaginitis. ...Read more
Depends: You can use the personal hygiene products, but don't use their floor cleaner. ...Read more
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