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Depends: What are you going to be doing? If you are in your way to do surgery, 5-10 minutes minimum. Also depends on what you are trying to get off your skin. Generally a good soaping of the hands, rinse, resoap and rinse is sufficient. ...Read more
Hands soaked in toilet water yesterday while unclogging , now fingers tingle. Washed hands thoroughly afterwards. Could they be infected?
Sure, but unlikely: Hands do a lot of work in dirty-water places all over the world, every day. Hands are pretty durable, and generally do not get infected just by contact with dirty things... as long as they get to dry off and retain a healthy layer of skin. Broken skin and any wounds could make hands susceptible to infection. ...Read more
washing not mine, dried blood off object why lowrisk for blood borne pathogens with paper towel dish soap and water ? Washed hands after with soap
Low risk: Low risk, unless you have an open wound and blood from someone with a known blood-borne pathogen. The risk is still less than being injected with that blood. ...Read more
Protect others: After handling the source of the exit of your body products, there may be some contamination on your hands. You was for aesthetic purposes of course, but also to limit the possibility of spreading illness. Many diseases have been traced to persons who have failed to do this hygienic step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To actually wash : Stuff off of hands- soap and water. The hand sanitizer just kills germs - it isn't designed for removing gunk off of hands. ...Read more
Here are some...: Are you the same man asking the same Q in different imaginative ways? What is the point of answer you would like to get? Known to all of common sense, life events have never been perfect although the likelihood for sperms to survive after contacting hand sanitizer should be next to zero. Nonetheless, still do HPT in a wk after missing period & repeat it in another wk if the first is (-) & still... ...Read more
Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?
Spermicides: dear Lois326 your regimen would kill just about everything in sight! Just use soap and water for a minute or 2 and you would be ok here. I am assuming you are more concerned about STD and HIV and the answer is that a wash with soap and water for about 2-3 mins will protect you from everything of that nature. Also, u cannot get preg from dry sperm on your hand inserted into the vagina.thx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Is washing my hands 4 times,wiping my hands with alcohol prep pads,using fingernail polish remover under my nails&hand sanitizer enough to kill sprem?
Would washing my hands ( antibacterial soap and water) after contact with sperm on my hands wash it away? And would drying my hands fully help too?
I washed my hands and dishes with Pine Sol is this product toxic, if some of it was still left on dishes or hands will I be poisoned?
Pain & weakness in arms and legs after light activity like hand-washing dishes or walking up stairs. Is this a sign of an autoimmune disorder like mg?
Inflammation: Could be due to different things depending on your age for example clestriv medicines can be known to cause this there are also some rare immune diseases that cause a scene types of symptoms i suggestion is if it doesn't resolve within a couple days precinct medical advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rabies??had to pick up trash off ground this morning,raccoon got in cans.Wore gloves,washed hands! I have little cracks on hands from washing dishes
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Could be: A soap reaction. Change soap wear gloves when you do dishes. ...Read more
Special gloves: There are gloves that are made from products other than latex. Polyethylene and nitrile gloves are readily available. Polyethylene gloves are lightweight and often seen handling food. Nitrile gloves are available at costco and any retail center. They are usually grey or blue in color. Besides avoidance, the best advice is to know your allergen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try lotion: Warm water and soap remove the oils in your skin. This may lead to red chapped skin. In some, this can be quite severe and is called dyshidrotic eczema. Things that can help: Avoid getting soap on your hands, wear kitchen gloves when washing, apply hand lotion after washing. ...Read more
My husband has been complaining of pain and tingling in both of his hands causing him to drop his tools or dishes suddenly. Any suggestions on causes?
My hands tingles after hot showers or washing dishes with hot water it may last for complete 1 day, what are the causes for that?
Hmmmm...: That is certainly a new one for me! I've only been a doc for 30 years, so I'm still learning. Maybe another doc on this forum will recognize the cause right off. However, it is certainly not normal, and if it is new, you need to get checked and find out why. Tingling can have lots of causes, including vitamin deficiencies. But the hot water factor & length of symptoms is a puzzle ??? See doc! ...Read more
See below: Depends on how the exposure is. If ingested, exposed to the eyes or a mucosa surface, the detergents can be harmful. If you have any concerns about a present exposure, call your local poison control center for advise. ...Read more
How come the palms of my hand itch after a shower or washing the dishes, even my feet after a shower?
See below: The hot water creates vasodialation of the blood vessels creating swelling, redness and itching. ...Read more
Why is washing dishes a lot in well water causing my hands to crack bad and wrinkle up and feel rough ?
My hands ache after routine tasks. Dishes, laundry, writing a shopping list. Should I be concerned about this at my age? (32)
Possibly: You should see a rheumatologist and have the hands evaluated. ...Read more
While washing dishes, tingling appeared first on fingertips of both hands then on lips. First episode. Lasted a few min. Please suggest a work up?
Recommendation : So far, you need a watchful observation, you have to figure out if this occurred after a busy day, or related to some form of excitement, or frustration. If it happens again, and you will figure out the relation to something or nothing, you must visit your primary doctor, and they will figure out what work up you require. ...Read more
Will I get tetanus?My kitchen knife poked me in the hand while I was cleaning meat.Had little rust on it from being in dish drainer,Never been outside
Check vaccine status: Check your vaccine status. You probably have had your routine tetanus shots. You need to get a booster at least every ten years. If there were truly rust on the knife, I might consider getting a booster tetanus vaccine, but would be more concerned about infection from cleaning meat and then having a knife injury. Let your doctor see you. Good luck ...Read more
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