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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. ...Read more

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I think I have swallowed 2ml of dettol handwash. Can I die by swallowing 2ml of dettol handwash? What should I do now?

Go to Emrgency Dept: Dettol if ingested in any quantity can be toxic. I recommend you don't waste your time on this site and go to the Emergency Department of your near hospital asap. Even though 2 ml is small amount it still needs to be treated ...Read more

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I accidently put dettol hand wash on my scalp. What could happen?

I accidently put dettol hand wash on my scalp. What could happen?

Not much: It's just an antibacterial cleanser, so it may just be a little drying to your hair. Just wash it out with your normal shampoo and add a little conditioner and you should be fine. ...Read more

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I accidently scratched my mole on collar bone. It half peeled off. The area is red and painful. I tried using dettol antiseptic so no infection.

I accidently scratched my mole on collar bone. It half peeled off. The area is red and painful. I tried using dettol antiseptic so no infection.

Not a mole: Moles do not scrape off. Pure and simple. If this thing scraped off on something fairly blunt that didn't cause a notable wound, then it was more likely a skin tag or other such growth. You can use some neosporin to help avoid infection, and a bandaid, but i'd get this looked at during your next appointment. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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I used undiluted dettol on my face after shaving. Now it is extremely dry. My cheeks swelled up. Please help?

I used undiluted dettol on my face after shaving. Now it is extremely dry. My cheeks swelled up. Please help?

Dettol: Dettol is a disinfectant that is diluted and used to clean cuts. It sounds like you may have had an allergic reaction to this agent. I would not recommend using it again. I would consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I cure my bacne problem? The condition did not improve despite using Dettol and QV body wash. It got worsen when applying lotion to it. HELP!

How can I cure my bacne problem? The condition did not improve despite using Dettol and QV body wash. It got worsen when applying lotion to it. HELP!

Body acne: Can be difficult to treat if it is widespread or difficult to reach for application of topical acne products (available over the counter). Avoiding harsh or fragrances soaps will help reduce inflammation, but severe cases are sometimes treated with oral medications (Rx). ...Read more

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One month ago on 2nd may I applied dettol on my pimple now that burned area turned into brown colour plz suggest me wht should I do nd how to remove?

One month ago on 2nd may I applied dettol on my pimple now that burned area turned into brown colour plz suggest me wht should I do nd how to remove?

Throw away the detto: You will do much better with REAL acne treatment. The treatment depends on various factors. You may benefit from tretinoin gel or cream. The brown color is probably post-inflammatory pigmentation due to acne. Tretinoin controls acne and also reduces the dark color. This usually requires 3 months for significant improvement. If you are looking for a magic medicine to spot treat zits you will be di ...Read more

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Does dettol give white in the vagina?

Does dettol give white in the vagina?

No: Dettol will not produce vaginal discharge. See a doctor and be examined for a professional diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can I use dettol antiseptic for vaginal wash?

Use of this type of: Product could alter vaginal ph or alter flora. ...Read more

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Does dettol has any side effects to new born babbys?

Does dettol has any side effects to new born babbys?

It is not used in US: Dettol is not studied nor approved by FDA to use in USA, especially in newborns. ...Read more

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Can I use dettol to clean and heal wounds on my penis?

Can I use dettol to clean and heal wounds on my penis?

Possibly: Am not aware of any study that has been done on this. The first question would obviously be "What wounds? " and what are they due to? Need more info before making further comments about this, but you might try calling the company that manufactures this and asking them about it. ...Read more

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When suffering water infections should you you use dettol?

When suffering water infections should you you use dettol?

Infections: Have no idea what you mean by "water infections". There are numerous diseases that can be transmitted to humans thru contaminated water. The active ingredient in dettol that confers its antiseptic property is chloroxylenol which should not be taken by humans as it has potentially lethal toxicity. It can be used in contaminated water, but then you could not drink the water. ...Read more

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Facing Jock itch. Can I treat it with dettol? If not, what else is the treatment?

Facing Jock itch. Can I treat it with dettol? If not, what else is the treatment?

Antifungal Cream: Jock Itch is caused by fungal infection due to excessive perspiration.Dettol will not cure it. You can buy over the counter antifungal cream and use it locally twice a day. Cream like clotrimazole, will work. ...Read more