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Doctor insights on: Flexible Soap Molds

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In my shower, under the soap holder, found lots of black stuff. kinda white and little fuzzy. is it black mold or soap scum. will poison my lungs

In my shower, under the soap holder, found lots of black stuff. kinda white and little fuzzy. is it black mold or soap scum. will poison my lungs

Just scrub it down: No worries. If a person uses a shower, and sees mold or mildew, he should get some cleaning solution (made with a bit of bleach and water, or bought from the store already made) and scrub the shower stall down once a week. If for some reason the person is physically unable to scrub a shower, he can use a milder solution (also sold in stores) and just spray the mold or mildew areas twice a weekly. ...Read more

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Can you get sick from inhaling white mold from Orange juice and dish soap in hookah pipe for six months? Idk how long the mold was there for. But quit

Can you get sick from inhaling white mold from Orange juice and dish soap in hookah pipe for six months?
Idk how long the mold was there for. But quit

Mold: If it is 6 months and to date have not developed sinus or pulmonary ills like sinusitis, cough, shortness of breath , pneumonia, the probability of having been infected is low. There are many unknowns-what was the white stuff ?, if absolutely worried CXR. CT sinuses would tell you if lurking infection. Wash all equipment before and after use with hibiclens. let dry f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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I have been drinking ice tea from a container that has mold in it. I'm not sure how long I've been drinking this. What's going to happen? Will I get s

I have been drinking ice tea from a container that has mold in it. I'm not sure how long I've been drinking this. What's going to happen? Will I get s

Immune system active: Whether you know it or not, our immune systems are working everyday for us, often 'behind the scenes'. What you describe here sounds relatively harmless. We're exposed to moulds/bacteria/viruses--every day. If this was a problem, there would be noticeable symptoms which you don't have. The best thing to do is throw out that container and and watch for any mould next time. ...Read more

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How does oilatum soap work?

How does oilatum soap work?

Soap: All soaps work essentially the same way. They are a fat/oil mixed with color, fragrance or not. They can be harsh or gentle. Oilatum is gentle and leaves an oil based moisturizer on your skin. Most people love it. ...Read more

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Best antiacne soap in market?

Best antiacne soap in market?

Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read more

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Where can I but phisoderm soap?

Where can I but phisoderm  soap?

Phisoderm: Check your local pharmacy or store chain that has facial cleansers. ...Read more

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What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

Scent: Jergens musk soap reportedly leaves the skin quite soft with a lingering musk scent. A number of companies make musk soap with a variety of ingredients (i.e. Goat milk). Scent and skin softness/ moisture are reported benefits. ...Read more

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Does diluting castile soap change the ph?

No.: pH will remain the same. Most of these soaps are designed to be pretty neutral with an excess of oil to lye ratio in the production. Castille soap has to sit for a long time to cure so there is very little unreacted lye. However lye is very basic and leaves the soap with a pH about 8. That's pretty normal for soaps. ...Read more

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Is mold often harmful?

Is mold often harmful?

Rarely harmful: Most people exposed to mold are either unaffected or annoyed (runny nose, irritated eyes, cough, nausea, headache). The worse the exposure, the more annoying it is. People with lung disease or poor immunity can get very sick. ...Read more

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Savon soap is good for face?

Savon soap is good for face?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is lava soap good for the face?

Is lava soap good for the face?

Sometimes: Lava soap has abrasive inclusions which can help remove deeply seated deposits on the skin. The face is a little delicate and may respond with reddening and tingling. Lava soap was designed mostly for use on the hands. But an occasional scrub with lava soap on the face should do not harm. ...Read more

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How does mold actually reproduce?

How does mold actually reproduce?

Spores: By definition, mold is an asexual fungus. As a result, it reproduces by way of spores. This is the part you actually see on bread, cheese, sheet rock, etc, the reproductive structures shedding the spores. ...Read more

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Why is triclosan in so many soaps?

Why is triclosan in so many soaps?

Antibacterial: Triclosan is in many soaps because it is an antibacterial, meaning it kills bacteria on contact. Importantly, triclosan does not kill viruses. Alcohol containing hand sanitizing gels will kill viruses more effectively than triclosan. ...Read more

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Could you become allergic to soap?

Yes: You can become allergic to an ingredient in soap, especially if it has a harsh cleaner or fragrance. ...Read more

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What typically causes mold to grow?

What typically causes mold to grow?

Moisture: Molds grow in a moist, dark environment. To clear it up you have to remove the moisture. ...Read more

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Will keto soap improves complexion?

Will keto soap improves complexion?

If have fungus: like tinea versicolor , but it is antifungal not antibacterial , try it and see. ...Read more

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How to tell if mold is making me sick?

How to tell if mold is making me sick?

Blood tests: I would see an allergist and get some blood tests done. Sometimes a tape test can be done to see what kind of mold you have found and a doctor can do tests to see if a mold could be making you sick. ...Read more

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But is the soap good if you have boils?

But is the soap good if you have boils?

Sorta: kills the germs of the boils; doesn't get inside of the boil. Limits contagiousness, doesn't fix them. Often needs surgical drainage. ...Read more

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Is it possible that mold makes someone ill?

Is it possible that mold makes someone ill?

Could be: It could cause problems depending on many factors. Mold load, sensitivity/allergy to molds, the intact of the immune system all play into its pathology. That means if you are allergic to that particular mold and you expose to them, you can get sick like getting a runny nose or asthma flare. In patients with aids and a weak immune system, exposure to high level of molds can cause invasive infection. ...Read more