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Can I use hibiclens to clean my bottom?

Can I use hibiclens to clean my bottom?

Hibiclens: Hibiclens is a safe and effective means of cleaning any area of the skin. However, any antibacterial soap should work just as well. ...Read more

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Is hibiclens okay to use down 'there" for a lady?

Is hibiclens okay to use down 'there" for a lady?

No!: I would not use any harsh soap near a mucous membrane at either end of the body as well as the eyes. Sensitive tissue deserves sensitive cleasing agents. Try dial or lever 2000. They are both anti-bacterial as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hibiclens on a daily basis?

Is it safe to use hibiclens on a daily basis?

Yes: Hibiclens or Chlorhexidine is not recommended for use in children 2 months of age or younger. It is usually not used for more than 2 weeks at a time on a dsily basis. ...Read more

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Hi. I got a lot itching in my scalp can I use Hibiclens ?

Hi. I got a lot itching in my scalp can I use Hibiclens ?

Hibiclens: Is generally used for a staph infection. A safer and better choice may be Selsum or a Neutragena product made for this problem. You may want to try these first and if you have poor results see your doctor to find out why your scalp is itching. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens in bubble bath?

Can I use hibiclens in bubble bath?

No: Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, ears, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. Chlorhexidine topical is for use only on the skin. From www.Drugs.Com. ...Read more

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Is hibiclens ok to use on infected belly button?

Is hibiclens ok to use on infected belly button?

Hibiclens: is a skin cleanser with antiseptic & antimicrobial properties. It can be used in this manner. But if there is a significant infection - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing?

Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing?

Yes: Hibiclens is chlorhexidine gluconate. Make sure you are not allergic to it. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing? I've read it's too harsh of a chemical to put on a new piercing. (8 days old now)

Can I use hibiclens on my belly button piercing? I've read it's too harsh of a chemical to put on a new piercing. (8 days old now)

OK: Hibiclens is brand name for topical antiseptic chlorhexidine. It is used to clean surface of skin before surgery. I don't see why it can't be used on your belly button post-op. ...Read more

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Can I use hibiclens for staph infection on my face?

Can I use hibiclens for staph infection on my face?

Surface only: Hibiclens will kill staph bacteria on the surface of the skin - but any infection involving tissue below the surface needs a systemic (oral or injectable) antibiotic. ...Read more