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Sliced finger open with scissors. Washed it with soap & water & sprayed some dettol antiseptic wash & covered with plaster. Can it still get infected?
Contact dermatitis: I think your question is if clothes washed in a laundry machine could be contaminated with nickel? If this is your question then no, it is unlikely that machine would seep nickel into clothes. Try changing to fragrant-free, dye-free detergent to see if this helps. See an allergist to exam rash and provide further treatment and evaluation. Patch testing helpful to determine sensitivities. ...Read more
Accidentally touch toilet water wif bare hands.Wash wif soap,30min later wash 2 times wif water.2hrs later wash wif soap,took off lens.Eye Infections?
My hand was wet with some Dawn antibacterial dishwashing liquid.Touched some food.Can that food with dishwas. liquid harm my stomache&body?Poisoning?
Sorry: But i don't understand your question. Soap and water do clean hands well. ...Read more
Got soap from steel wool cleaner splashed in eye. Flushed with tap water. Optometrist said no damage. Infection possible? Acanthamoba? Antibiotics?
Can I use a disinfectant containing benzalkonium chloride 80% to disinfect electric razor. If so, how much & how? Will it explode my shaver?
Try alcohol: Benzalkonium chloride is an aqueous solution that might get inside your electric razor and cause some damage. Take off the head, clean off the hair and debris with a cotton tip applicator and use 70 or 91 percent alcohol to clean the parts that contact your skin. Allow to dry and you should be back in sterile business with shaving. ...Read more
I do not think so: chlorhexidine glauconite do not think will work. Go to dermatologist for tattoo. Good luck ...Read more
Had red wine, salty almonds, brushed teeth, hot tap water tasted salty.Hubby only had wine, said hot water is normal.Did almond made this weird taste? Cold tap tasted normal.We don't use water softener
Can I clean razor blades with isopropyl alcohol? I bought gillete Mac 3 disposable razors. Should I throw that razor away or use it till it's dull ?
OK to keep using it: Disposable razors are designed and intended to be used repeatedly until they become too dull, and probably almost all men do it that way, without cleaning or disinfecting them. If you have no obvious skin infection in the shaved area, and if the razors are not shared with other persons, there is no health risk. ...Read more
I bough a new formula dispenser and avent philips bottles, should I boiled them before use? Or soapy wash and boiled water is enought?
Boil them!: Don't take chances. After that, use the dishwasher. ...Read more
Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?
While in a hotel bathroom, acidic toilet cleaner spilled on hands. Washed hands with water than acidently touched vagina. Could this bring any problem?
7 Y/o child. Stepped on tac in house. Barely went in. Only drop of blood. Cleaned wound w/saline sol & iodine. Used antibiotic gel & bandaged. Wound tiny & clean. Says barely burns. Think OK?
Cleaned flat stove top off with lysol wipe after spilling juice of raw meat. Cooked on it and forgot to wash lysol off. Could smell. Will fumes hurt?
No: at that small amount of exposure I would not be concerned especially if cooking in kitchen and not in any enclosed space. If any eye, nose, throat, chest irritation that does not resolve in 1-2 hours or gets worse, see your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer