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How does triclosan work to kill germs?

How does triclosan work to kill germs?

Depends: Triclosan works by interfering with a bacteria's ability to build cell membranes (basically the skin of the germ). At low concentrations triclosan is bacteriostatic meaning it prevents bacteria from increasing in number. At higher concentrations triclosan kills bacteria. The use of triclosan at low concentrations may permit the emergence of pathogenic germs resistant to its effects. ...Read more

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Mite (Definition)

Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in ...Read more


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Can you tell me how disinfectants kill bacteria?

Can you tell me how disinfectants kill bacteria?

Disinfectants: Disinfectants, such as bleach, will react chemically with microbial cells to destroy them. There are chemical reactions that occur that interfere with the germs' proteins, outer layers (membranes) or other parts of the microbe. This kind of brutal damage will kill the germs effectively. The good news, is that the range of different germs killed by bleach and other disinfectants is very wide. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how soap work to eliminate germs?

Can you tell me how soap work to eliminate germs?

Soap: Soap attaches to the oils that the germs are clinging to. This allows the germs to be removed from the skin. Rubbing soap also manually helps to cleave off germs. The germs can then be flushed away with water. ...Read more

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How to kill foot fungi permanently?

How to kill foot fungi permanently?

Very difficult. : It is important to differentiate between toenail fungus and skin fungus. The latter being easier to treat. Fungi are oppurtunistic and look for any reason to come back to you. Afterall, why not? Yu offers them "free rent", a place to live. Antifungal medication is a start. Even after the fungus may be eradicated, i believe maintenance therapy is required to keep the fungus away. ...Read more

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How can I kill lice and eggs effectivley?

How can I kill lice and eggs effectivley?

Treatment of lice: requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used- OTC like Nix (permethrin) or RID or prescription meds like lindane or malathion. Work carefully through hair & remove individual nits. Purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If there are nits after 7 to 10 days – a 2nd pediculicide tx may be needed. Natural ...Read more

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What's the best insecticide to kill bedbugs?

What's the best insecticide to kill bedbugs?

Insecticides are : Often ineffective. Declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation. Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum >>. ...Read more

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How can I kill lice and eggs naturally?

How can I kill lice and eggs naturally?

Remedies: Natural remedies for lice include the application of olive oil, mineral oil or mayonnaise to the head/ hair. These oil-based products smother the louse. However, there is no research to demonstrate treatment efficacy. ...Read more

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How do you treat demodex mites on humans?

How do you treat demodex mites on humans?

Demodex mites: These are usually treated with topical antifungals. It is unclear if these mites are involved in causing skin conditions like rosacea or if they are innocent bystanders. ...Read more

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What can you do to kill bed bugs?

Hard to do.: Declutter entire bedroom/ home. Place all junk in tightly check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation.Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a disposable bag. Seal bag &. ...Read more

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How do you kill trichomoniasis on clothing and bedding to prevent reinfection?

How do you kill trichomoniasis on clothing and bedding to prevent reinfection?

Normal washing: Trich can be spread penis 2 vagina, vagina 2 vagina, vagina 2 penis, also through hands, mouth & anus. Not spread (or very rarely) through clothing/bedding. Normal wash should be fine. May be spread by shared sex toys so wash those between partners. Common in women in their 40s/50s, not the same demographic as for chlamydia, gonorrhea. Very common. 70% have no symptoms. Curable with medication. ...Read more

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How to treat scabies and mites from skin?

How to treat scabies and mites from skin?

Scabies Treatment: It requires effort to get rid of scabies. 1st, you ; all members of your household need to be treated. Ivermectin is an effective medication for treating scabies. 2nd, clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding ; towels you've come in contact w). There may be things like pillows that can’t go in the wash. Place them in a big plastic bag ; tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because. ...Read more

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How long does exposure to paint kill brain cells?

How long does exposure to paint kill brain cells?

Paint: Some types of paint contain volatile organic compounds which can be carcinogenic. The major product that I am aware of that can specifically injure the brain is lead based paint (eating or inhaling small chips). ...Read more

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How can niclosamide work when killing tapeworm?

Mechanism of Action: Niclosamide (Niclocide) uncouples oxidative phosphorylation in adult tapeworms. ...Read more

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How can you remove mold and mildew?

How can you remove mold and mildew?

Bathroom mold?: It depends on what kind of mold and where. If this is just stuff in the shower or bathroom, a solution of 10% bleach (1 part bleach plus 9 parts water) can do the trick nicely. Just make sure to wear good gloves (dish-washing gloves work fine) and ventilate the room really well. Also, one should wear old clothes because splattered bleach will ruin the color on new clothes. ...Read more

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How do you kill mold on the walls?

Bleach: bleach is a very effective mold remover for most species of mold on non-porous surfaces. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how chloroquine kill the malaria parasite?

Can you tell me how chloroquine kill the malaria parasite?

Antimalarial drugs: It's a little bit technical - but basically the medicine acts as a 'poison' for the malaria parasite. Plasmodium species have to digest hemoglobin (inside the red blood cell) to survive - but the heme molecule can be toxic when released. Therefore, the parasite tries to sequester that away. Chloroquine interferes with that step - thus leading to a slow poisoning of the parasite. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How long do I need to boil water to kill giardiasis?

How long do I need to boil water to kill giardiasis?

10 min: Boiling water at 160 degrees fahrenheit for 10 min will do the job of killing off giardia. ...Read more

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How long do scabie mites live for?

On or off skin??: On the skin they can live for months - that's why treatment is needed because otherwise the rash and itching will persist. Off of the skin, like on your sofa cushions or pillows, they can live for about 3 days. That's why when treating for scabies and cleaning up the environment, you bag things you can't wash in hot water in a sealed garbage bag for 3 days to kill any persistent mites. ...Read more