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Doctor insights on: Iodine Antiseptic Solution

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What are some solutions to iodine deficiency?

What are some solutions to iodine deficiency?

Iodine: If your iodine levels are low your doctor should have told you and then how to correct it. Iodine is easy to take but don't take too much. What is too much? Your doctor MUST tell you! ...Read more

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I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. I have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long should this last?

I had a colposcopy and the doct used vinegar and iodine solutions. I have a brown coagulated tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long should this last?

Normal: It was vineger and iodine to make the lesions show up better, then after the put an orange-colored rusty substance to help stop bleeding. You can gently rinse it out in the shower with a finger and water and then you won't have a week or more of random orange-staining goo coming out. Good look, and ALWAYS were condoms so you won't have to go through this again. ...Read more

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Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy done with vinegar and iodine solutions. 2 biopsies taken. Having brown coagulated and tissue-like discharge. Normal? How long will it last?

Colposcopy discharge: We often will use silver nitrate or something call Monsell's solution, which is a brownish paste, to stop the bleeding from the biopsy. You may see this discharge for up to about a week. ...Read more

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Hydrogen Peroxide or Saline Solution with Povidone Iodine is better solution for cut, abrasion and wound?

Iodine: In general for minor cuts and abrasions the use of antiseptic therapy solutions is not warrented. These solutions (especially H2O2 peroxide) cause cell death and impair wound healing. IF a wound requires cleaning, iodine (specifically iodosorb) has been shown to reduce bacterial load. Therefore, povidone is a better choice than H2O2 for wound cleansing. ...Read more

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I'm taking Lugols iodine solution. The solution burns my throat, i feel dizzy after taking it and I lose my appetite also, is this normal?

I'm taking Lugols iodine solution. The solution burns my throat, i feel dizzy after taking it and I lose my appetite also, is this normal?

Speak to your doctor: Throat irritation is possible , your doctor must have a reason to Rx Lugols Iodine will have molecular Iodine along with greater % of potassium iodide , just switching to potassium Iodide tablets. ...Read more

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What is the best solution for recurrent bv? Peroxide? Iodine? Vitamin c? Lactic acid? I've tried everything nothing helps. Sex seems to be the cause.

What is the best solution for recurrent bv? Peroxide? Iodine? Vitamin c? Lactic acid? I've tried everything nothing helps. Sex seems to be the cause.

Recurrent BV...: ...is common, difficult, often very frustrating for both patient & doc. BV is not necessarily an STD, but sex often can trigger it and consistent condoms sometimes help. But treating partners doesn't help. Preventive treatment with vaginal metronidazole (MetroGel®) or boric acid vaginal capsules sometimes helps. If your doc is unfamiliar with these, find a gyn with interest in infectious diseases. ...Read more

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Can you take iodine oral contrast solution for abdomen CT scan when u have a chronic sore throat, lumpy taste buds, web like veins&yellowness in mouth?

Can you take iodine oral contrast solution for abdomen  CT scan when u have a chronic sore throat, lumpy taste buds, web like veins&yellowness in mouth?

Iodine contrast: Oral contrast for abdominal ct has been fallen out of favor in our area. However, if you were to take it, none of the conditions you listed is a contraindication. ...Read more

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Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after i brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.

Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after i brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.

Find the cause: Once you find the cause you can treat the problem. Cavites? Periodontal problems? Acid reflux? Diet? I'ts great thet you have excellent oral hygiene... keep it up! Now consult with a dentist and physician for an examination. ...Read more

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Does pickle contain iodine?

Does pickle contain iodine?

Depends: If the pickle was fixed in brine which contains iodized salt, then it will contain iodine. Otherwise it might not contain iodine. ...Read more