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Can I clean my teeth with harpic toilet cleaner?

Can I clean my teeth with harpic toilet cleaner?

Why?: Why not just use toothpaste? Toilet bowl cleaner is not formulated for use in your mouth... I'm sure you understand that.

It contains hydrochloric acid (10%) as the active ingredient, along with butyl oleylamine and others in an aqueous solution. ...Read more

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I beleive I have damaged my lungs by breathing in some cleaning chemicals. What can I do about this horrible coughing fit? I was clleaning my toilet and mixed some bleach with toilet bowl cleaner in the bowl and went to wipe it out and inhaled the fume

I beleive I have damaged my lungs by breathing in some cleaning chemicals. What can I do about this horrible coughing fit? I was clleaning my toilet and mixed some bleach with toilet bowl cleaner in the bowl and went to wipe it out and inhaled the fume

I: I really wish I had seen your question earlier, so that I could have responded to it immediately. It sounds like you did damage your lungs. I do not know if the damage is temporary. Mixing bleach with some toilet bowl cleaners can produce chlorine gas. To get an idea of how dangerous chlorine is, it has been used as a chemical warfare agent. Bleach mixed with ammonia is especially dangerous because it can create monochloramine or dichloramine (chloramine gases). You won’t see the gases in the air and you might not smell them because of the aroma of the chemicals you are using.
It is usually unwise to mix cleaning chemicals because there could be chemical reactions that releases toxic gases. Anytime you are cleaning a toilet with a chemical product that can be toxic (yes that includes most cleaning products), the windows should be open and the fans should be on. If you come into contact with gases that cause you to cough or experience burning, get fresh air as quickly as possible. Depending on how severely you are impacted, do not hesitate to call 911. I do recommend that you be seen at your emergency room, especially if you have lingering symptoms. ...Read more

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I drank harpic toilet cleaner and now I am feeling the heat in my neck and stomach but it was very minimal amount still my tooth seems trashed so if y?

I drank harpic toilet cleaner and now I am feeling the heat in my neck and stomach but it was very minimal amount still my tooth seems trashed so if y?

Irrational Behavior: Sometimes, a patient's behavior may become out of control and the temporary use of seclusion or restraints is necessary. These interventions help reduce a patient's excessive agitation, prevent potential harm to the patient and others.
Rec.: see your PCP for a professional referral.
Take care. ...Read more

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How can I rupture my own appendix? I have tried tightening my seat belt really tight around my right side, and I am feeling slight pain in my stomach, I have also drunken a little bit of toilet bowl cleaner that had bleach in it. I really want to be in th

How can I rupture my own appendix? I have tried tightening my seat belt really tight around my right side, and I am feeling slight pain in my stomach, I have also drunken a little bit of toilet bowl cleaner that had bleach in it. I really want to be in th

It: It is very important that you call 911 immediately. Please give the 911 operator the same information you have just given us. I do not know your age. If you are a teen or kid, tell your parents immediately about drinking the toilet water with bleach and the fact that do not want to have to stab yourself. Remove the belt immediately, do not drink any more toilet water. Do not go near anythihg that is sharp. Do not go near any medications. It is imperative that you call 911 now. ...Read more

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Hi Dr, I was brushing toilet with harpic cleaner and a drop goes into my eye. I wash my eye with water. At that time, my eye became red. But after few?

Hi Dr, I was brushing toilet with harpic cleaner and a drop goes into my eye. I wash my eye with water. At that time, my eye became red. But after few?

Eye irritant: The best thing for either particulate or chemical irritants in the eye is flushing with "copious amounts" of water. Washing it out is the best. If there is still burning or pain, please see a health care provider urgently to have a better look at the eye. ...Read more

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When I wash toilet some drop of harpic enter in my eyes...what I am do now?

When I wash toilet some drop of harpic enter in my eyes...what I am do now?

Probably no harm: Even though Harpic contains hydrochloric acid, probably no harm will come from such a small exposure, especially if you quickly rinsed with tapwater. But if you have eye pain or redness that lasts more than a few hours, see a doctor to be safe. ...Read more

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I ate pineapples from a friend's house. But later found that they keep it near toilet cleaners (harpic).Should I be worried?

No: You're almost a grown man. This fear is totally unfounded. Things like this that happen in the course of daily simply simply don't result in infections, cancer, or whatever it was that you are afraid of. Do yourself a favor and simply stop reading internet "scare" junk websites. These people pretend to be knowledgeable and concerned for your health. They are actually crooks. Be discerning. ...Read more

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What should you do if you got wood cleaner in your eye?

What should you do if you got wood cleaner in your eye?

Rinse immediately: And head to your nearest emergency department. ...Read more

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The bathroom floor cleaner got into my eye by mistake. Please help!

The bathroom floor cleaner got into my eye by mistake. Please help!

Flush with water: Flush under running water for 15 minutes, call poison control or go to the ER immediately. ...Read more

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Can contact board cleaner spray damage my eyes? Because a guy at work sprayed it in my face.

Can contact board cleaner spray damage my eyes? Because a guy at work sprayed it in my face.

Possibly; depends on: Ingredients. Most likely not good for eyes. Hope you flushed them with plenty of water & plan to see an eye doctor asap for further treatment. ...Read more

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Are the dailies contacts supposed to be better for the eyes as far as dryness goes? I know they're cleaner but as far as comfort goes?

Are the dailies contacts supposed to be better for the eyes as far as dryness goes? I know they're cleaner but as far as comfort goes?

Yes: I do find daily contacts to be more helpful for dry eye patients. There are also other contact lens types that may be more comfortable for a dry eye patient. Discuss with your eye doctor your options. ...Read more

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What to do if I got bathroom floor cleaner in eye?

What to do if I got bathroom floor cleaner in eye?

Wash out: Immediately run water into eye to wash it out (or eye wash if you have it, contact lens solution, etc.) and go immediately to an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What should I do if you accidentally use contact lens cleaner in the eye itself?

What should I do if you accidentally use contact lens cleaner in the eye itself?

Slight discomfort: The makers of these solutions are well aware that this is a common event and so these solutions are made to not cause harm in this event. You can eliminate the stinging with ordinary lubricating eyedrops but the cleaner will simply be uncomfortable for a little while but not cause any meaningful harm. ...Read more

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What can I take to stop sneezing and ichy eyes after empting the vaccumn cleaner?

What can I take to stop sneezing and ichy eyes after empting the vaccumn cleaner?

OTC meds: You are likely allergic to dust...You can try allegra, claritin, or zyrtec. Try and take one of them 30 min to an hour before vacuuming. Your doctor can also prescribe a nasal anti-histamine spray or a nasal steroid spray to use before vacuuming. ...Read more

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Today it was a windy day and I got something in my eye I've cleaned it out with saline eye cleaner but can't find anything now my eye is very saw red.

Today it was a windy day and I got something in my eye I've cleaned it out with saline eye cleaner but can't find anything now my eye is very saw red.

Several things: You should have this checked out, but a couple of possibilities include a corneal abrasion that requires a special technique to see under uv light, and/or a foreign body that is trapped under the upper lid. Sometimes it is just residual irritation that will go away on its own, but it is best to see a doctor for an evaluation, especially since you say the eye is very sore and red. ...Read more

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For the solution renu for sensitive eyes, do we need a seperate enzymatic cleaner to remove protein from contact lenses? Or does is it included in it

For the solution renu for sensitive eyes, do we need a seperate enzymatic cleaner to remove protein from contact lenses? Or does is it included in it

Multipurpose SCL sol: Multipurpose solutions for soft contacts has ability to remove protein especially if mechanical rubbing front and back surfaces of contact prior to placing in case-- just be gentle. Catalyst based systems such as hydrogen peroxide cleaners need an activating tablet or disc and must be replaced per manufacturer recommendation. All work well. ...Read more

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I've been using eye drops, flannel and eye cleaner for 6 weeks, my eyes are clearer but still not better, how long does it take for blepharis, dry eye?

I've been using eye drops, flannel and eye cleaner for 6 weeks, my eyes are clearer but still not better, how long does it take for blepharis, dry eye?

Should be clear now: If you've been using warm compresses each morning for at least 5 mins. Then that is adequate to allow your oil glands to create a better tear film. Go to your eye doctor, or an oculoplastics surgeon to see if you might have rosacea blepharitis, or another bacterial blepharitis that can be more resistant to standard lid hygiene protocol with baby shampoo. Eye cleaner/wipes may not be that effective. ...Read more

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My eyes work very well but why are they always brownish and sometimes reddish. Why cant it be cleaner or whitish? Do I need to use any good eyedrops.

My eyes work very well but why are they always brownish and sometimes reddish. Why cant it be cleaner or whitish? Do I need to use any good eyedrops.

Function vs Cosmetic: Function is the vastly more important issue. I presume you are referring to your assessment of the appearance of your sclera & conjunctiva; best both (a) study these on Google & (b) consider seeing an ophthalmologist (MD), not an optometrist (not an MD) for more definitive information & options, pro & con. The capillaries in the conjunctive, when irritated, dilate & are thus more red. ...Read more

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Cleaning my shower and splashed scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner in my eye mixed with water. I flushed my eye with water. Should I be worried?

Cleaning my shower and splashed scrubbing bubbles bathroom cleaner in my eye mixed with water. I flushed my eye with water. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: This cleaner contains strong chemical irritants. You did the right thing by flushing the eye, but you need to see your ophthalmologist right away to rule out more serious injury and to get appropriate treatment if necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was cleaning my bathroom and using a cleaner with bleach then my eyes started to water (u didn't get it in my eyes) and my lungs hurt but very mild?

I was cleaning my bathroom and using a cleaner with bleach then my eyes started to water (u didn't get it in my eyes) and my lungs hurt but very mild?

Not serious: Bleach releases chlonine gas which in those concentrations is irritating but will not cause serious harm. The eyes, lungs and nasal passages will react to this level of chlorine but quickly will clear it out and all will normalize Next time have a little better ventilation. ...Read more

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Household cleaner eye discomfort == is it allergy problem?

Eye irritant: Household cleaners are typically eye irritants and cause surface toxicity. It is not usually allergic in nature. ...Read more

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Could it be okay if I used eye contact cleaner for eye drops or ear drops?

Could it be okay if I used eye contact cleaner for eye drops or ear drops?

No: Contact lens cleaner and/or disinfectant should not be used as an eye drop. I see no reason it could not be used in the ears, but it would have no therapeutic effect. Since both eye and ear drops are readily available over the counter, you should use them instead. ...Read more

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My right eye received small glass dust, so I gently washed with water yesterday, don't feel anything, should I visit the optometrist or buy drops cleaner?

My right eye received small glass dust, so I gently washed with water yesterday, don't feel anything, should I visit the optometrist or buy drops cleaner?

Eye: If you have no pain or redness and you vision is good, you can watch this at home. However, if you have any pain, redness or visual changes, you need to get in and get seen. Be careful. ...Read more

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Can you recomend a diet for blepharitis. I use the eye cleaners but I want to know if I could help myself with a supplement of omega 3 (Cod liver oil?

Can you recomend a diet for blepharitis. I use the eye cleaners but I want to know if I could help myself with a supplement of omega 3 (Cod liver oil?

No such diet: But fish oil would be fine since it may potentially have some anti-inflammatory action but the effect is likely minimal at best Have you seen an eye doctor about this? ...Read more

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Is erythromycin the right script for a chemical contact with the eye? (oven cleaner) irritated my eye and second visit to the ER the couldn't belive it was given to me...

Is erythromycin the right script for a chemical contact with the eye? (oven cleaner) irritated my eye and second visit to the ER the couldn't belive it was given to me...

If: If you are referring to Erythromycin ophthalmic ointment, possibly. A chemical conjunctivitis like you have probably experienced would likely resolve with no treatment at all. Artificial tears can help symptoms, but time is the best therapy. Your doctor may have noted diffuse minor disruption of the corneal surface. Such findings may make you at risk for infection. The benefit of ointment is that it may lead to improvement of the foreign body sensation you are experiencing. Additionally, it may theoretically prevent infection.

A severe chemical conjunctivitis needs evaluation by an ophthalmologist. If you are not feeling better soon, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Cleaned toilet with bleach and harpic. There was a very strong odour. My throat is soar, on deep inspiration coughing occurs. Rx? Long term effects?

Harpic, I learned,: Is not available in the US, but is widely sold in Europe and around the world. It is principally hydrochloric acid, a highly corrosive acid. Precautions including gloves, goggles, mask are advised. Fumes can cause respiratory tissue irritation. If not worsening and no bleeding/feeling short of breath, ok to observe. Should clear without long term affects. Call poison control or Doc with questions ...Read more