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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.

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I used dettol soap on my face. It has caused it to dry out. Also I have dark skin, and it has caused light patches around my cheeks and underneath my?

I used dettol soap on my face. It has caused it to dry out. Also I have dark skin, and it has caused light patches around my cheeks and underneath my?

Dettol soap on face: Dettol soap is not formulated for use on the face, although like you, a lot of people use it for facial cleansing. It may have caused inflammation and subsequent drying and post- inflammatory hypopigmentation. I would stop using the soap and opt for a milder facial cleanser appropriate for your skin type & skin concerns. Also use a moisturizer to help restore hydration to your skin. Add spf in am.

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Does having a head bath with dettol mixed in water cause hair fall? Pls suggest...

Does having a head bath with dettol mixed in water cause hair fall? Pls suggest...

Commonest cause: Of alopecia, the fancy name for their falling out, is poor diet resulting in vitamin deficiency.

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I applied dettol on my face pimples for the very first time will it cause any damage?

I applied dettol on my face pimples for the very first time will it cause any damage?

No but it is not: An effective treatment. Consult this site for home treatment of acne: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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I got some semen on my hands. Does dry hand means dead sperm? I cleaned my hands with dettol wipes,

I got some semen on my hands. Does dry hand means dead sperm? I cleaned my hands with dettol wipes,

Don't understand?: ? What you are asking. Assume worried about pregnancy from sperm on hands? Dry hands would most likely equate to dead sperm. There is no guarantee however. Soap and water clean would be the best answer to be most assured of cleaning / killing the sperm from your hands.

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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.

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How to cure dettol burns on face?

How to cure dettol burns on face?

DETTOL BURNS: WARM WATER COMPRESSES ON AND OFF FOR 10 TO 20 MINUTES 3 OR 4 TIMES DAILY. AT BEDTIME APPLY ZINC OXIDE OINTMENT. BEST LUCK

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How can I treat a burn from dettol?

How can I treat a burn from dettol?

Burns: No Dettol. Apply triple antibiotic ointment and see a doctor.

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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.

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Can I use dettol on my private part?

Can I use dettol on my private part?

Dettol: Yes you can use Dettol for bathing. Mix one teaspoon of Dettol to a bucket of water.

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Is dettol soap dangerous for washing varginal area?

Is dettol soap dangerous for washing varginal area?

Concerns: Dettol liquid antiseptic/ disinfectant could cause changes in vaginal flora and ph. Usually soap ; disinfectants are not needed inside the vagina.

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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.

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Can I use dilute dettol water on anus after coming from washroom?

Can I use dilute dettol water on anus after coming from washroom?

Depends: You can use the personal hygiene products, but don't use their floor cleaner.