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Dettol Washing Body Safe For Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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
Pregnancy test: Not sure what you mean by remedy for a pregnancy test, but dettol is toxic to humans and can cause death from ingestion or inhalation. If you are pregnant and don't want to be please go to a provider who can take care of it safely. ...Read more
Got semen on my hands, cleaned them with dettol wipes, 10 min later I webt to the bthroom and put my hnds on my genitals. Any risk of pregnancy?
Unlikely.: If you washed with chloroxylenol and only touched your genitals it seems unlikely. ...Read more
My GF gave me a hand job and washed her hands with dettol soap, later she inserted her finger in to vagina once to check her ECP spotting. Pregnancy?
Concerns: Dettol liquid antiseptic/ disinfectant could cause changes in vaginal flora and ph. Usually soap ; disinfectants are not needed inside the vagina. ...Read more
Mosquito bite ended up painful, read and puss formed. What can I do other than washing it up in diluted dettol?
Is washing the genitalia with dettol a good idea? I am a 22 yr old female and have been doing this as it itches uncontrollably.
No! ↑es vaginitis: A crucial part of immune system strategy for preventing skin/mucous membrane problems is favoring growth of bacteria which out-compete other potentially harmful organisms. There is little evidence that antibacterial agents promoted to the public have any benefit over soap & water; indeed often ↑ problems. This is especially true for vaginal/labial tissues in which lactobacilli prevent pathogens. ...Read more
Hello Sir: I am using dettol soup for washing my face twice a day because my face is oily and having acne. Dettol makes it dry. Is it harmful for skin?
No: But you don't want the skin to get too dry, so seek a balance ...Read more
Post popping pimple I applied undiluted dettol for 20 mints. Boroline antiseptic cream for another 10 mints without washing dettol. I have dark patch.
Best to see a doctor: It is difficult to say if the dark patch will be permanent or not. It is best to see a doctor and have them evaluate your skin. It is best not to use chemicals that are not meant for the skin on your skin, especially face area. Good luck. ...Read more
Suffering from vaginal yeast infection. Does washing the genital area with dettol antiseptic help reduce the itching?
No.: Please do not wash your genitals with dettol. This is a household cleaning products and isn't made for use on the human body. For relief of the itching from yeast, you can use on over the counter yeast medication. In a pinch cold plain yogurt or cold packs can be used for instant comfort until medications have time to work. ...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!
Is it safe to use dettol antibacterial surface wipes inpregnancy? I'm 7wks preg & need to use with my toddler. Have a strong smell bt temporaryWorried?
Wipes: Trust your instinct and avoid contact with strong chemicals and use soap and water for cleaning ...Read more
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
Is it safe to clean my anus with dettol handsoap? It's an antibacterial soap. After pooping I clean it with water and dettol. Is this safe?
Bought used boxers from market. Scared of getting HIV, HPV&other STDs &diseases from dem. If I wash dem wid detergent&dettol, will it be safe to wear dem?
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
Hello Doctor, is it safe to use Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on Penis? I had a dettol burn on penis (the tip)
Yes: But I would be evaluated for a burn, especially in this area. ...Read more
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