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Is It Ok To Clean With Lysol When Pregnant
15 weeks pregnant. Used lysol cleaning wipes to clean bathrooms. No gloves. Had room fan on, and no windows. Is this ok? Wipes also contain peroxide.
Cleaning products: Lysol wipes are safe and peroxide used topically is safe as well, i'm not aware of any pregnancy warnings. The fan is helpful and if there are fumes, the window should be open. There are however lots of natural cleaning solutions that you can make yourself that would be safer. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Yes: However don't mix cleaning chemicals together as the resultant vapors aren't healthy to breathe. ...Read more
I am about 5 weeks pregnant and just did quite a bit of cleaning (without gloves or a mask) with lysol disinfectant wipes. Should I be worried?
No: Lysol disinfectant is a safe product, even if you did a lot of cleaning!. It may cause eye irritation if you get some in your eyes, and possible skin irritation if you have sensitive skin. There are no known cancer causing ingredients and no known dangers if inhaled to the degree you would be exposed while cleaning, so you and your baby will be fine. Wear gloves if you have skin irritation tho'! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 37 weeks pregnant and just cleaned the kitchen with Lysol and paper towels and completely forgot to wear gloves. How bad is that for the baby?
Yes: Lysol is a perfectly good agent to eradicate the virus that causes hand/foot/mouth disease. The bigger trick is to get all the surfaces that a child may have touched covered in your cleaning regimen. Good luck! Take a break now and then and sit and cuddle and read a book to your sick child. the bathtub will still be there when you're done! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I clean and lysol my home but i still smell mildew but my home is clean no wet cloths or nothing. Is this smell harmful to me and my kids?
Mildew: It is possible that you still have mold in your house, for example you, if you have an attic you may have mold up there. If you have paneling you can have behind the wood.If you've ever been flooded you may have mold in the basement. I believe you need to look for possible mold sources in your home. Professional help may be needed. ...Read more
I am not a smoker but can constant exposure to chemicals used in cleaning, example,,lysol, result to emphysema? thanks
There is some: effect but nothing compared to cigarrettesGet a more detailed answer ›
I was cleaning my toilet with lysol blue cleaning liquid and i guess from the smell of it i got nauseated with this stuff give me a headache?
It may: Some noxious smells may trigger a headache. Make sure you have adequate ventilation when using any cleaning products. Use of a vent fan in the bathroom may be helpful. If you are sensitive to a product then avoid its use. If your symptoms persist then seek immediate medical treatment. ...Read more
Cleaned flat stove top off with lysol wipe after spilling juice of raw meat. Cooked on it and forgot to wash lysol off. Could smell. Will fumes hurt?
No: at that small amount of exposure I would not be concerned especially if cooking in kitchen and not in any enclosed space. If any eye, nose, throat, chest irritation that does not resolve in 1-2 hours or gets worse, see your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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