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Is Hand Sanitizer Safe To Use On Babies
Is it safe if baby puts hands into the mouth after hands are used hand sanitizer alcohol free (leave it dry)? Thanks
Sanitizer: Without knowing what product you are using it is impossible to be definitive, but the chances of this doing harm to your baby are infinitessimally small. ...Read more
No: Hand sanitizer is mostly alcohol and remember babies tend to put their hand in their mouth, and they can also absorb the alcohol from thier skin. Alcohol irritates the delicate skin of babies. In most instances soap and water will do just fine to clean little hands. If you must use it put it on your hands first and then apply to your babys hands. Always read warning labels on any product you use! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Rub hands well so they are dry. ...Read more
I forgot that I had put hand sanitizer on my hands, and let my baby suck my finger for a few seconds before realizing what I did. Will my baby be ok?
Put hand sanitizer on outside of cheese while still sealed w/ plastic. Went to eat some & it tasted like hand sanitizer.19 w preg. Could it hurt baby?
Minimal ingestion: I think you will be fine; obviously there are no studies on this to guarantee the lack of harm, but it's highly unlikely with such a small amount. The only known harm is likely the small amount of alcohol in the sanitizer, but your pregnancy is so far enough along that this should not matter. Relax. It's going to be fine. ...Read more
Touched bird poop. Washed hands 6x, used hand sanitizer 3x, used rubbing alcohol 1x. Will I get sick from the poop? Will my nursing baby get sick?
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