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Is It Safer To Take Your Own Purell Or Use Restroom Soap When On A Car Ride
Unclear question: Using a bar soap is certainly not sanitary. If there is a dispenser, that is better. Purell doesn't remove particles and debris. Handwashing and rinsing does. ...Read more
Yes: It is effective in killing many of the organisms that you take care of with handwashing, however, it is better to wash them for around 20 seconds making sure you get the tips as well as around the fingers if given a choice. ...Read more
I bought a gallon of distilled water. I'm gonna use it to wash my hair with. Do I need to refrigerate it after opening or is it ok to sit out?
Should not need to: You can refrigerate the water but I don't see any reason that you would need to. ...Read more
Brake cleaner: is a concoction of potent solvents.the vapors it self can be harmful if inhaled the gases include hydrogen chloride and phosgen can cause kidney damage and emphysema can cause toxic effects on developing fetus it can also be secreted in breast milk and cause harm to the nursing baby ...Read more
Is it safe to go on a roller coaster while pregnant? If I take precautions such as possibly putting something soft against my abdomen will that help?
I use johnson and johnson baby wash or sometimes magic baby wash. Is it ok to use it as my body wash? Or do I need something strong? Since i'm a adult
Fine to use baby pro: You may use baby products. Usually baby products have less perfumes and scents and are generally less allergenic. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to put aspirin mask on your face? of course I would use it just 1 or 2 times a week
Is it safe to use water based lubricant as a moisturizer for your penis? Would it be safe to leave on throughout the day?
I am 5 wks preg. wondering if it is safe to use any kind of scented laundry soap and be breathing it in from it being on my clothes after washing them?
Use common sense: I researched the FDA and was not able to come up with a definitive answer. There are many websites touting safer more natural laundry detergents for babies and mothers with sensitive skin. I would avoid laundry detergents with harsh toxic chemicals. Most laundry detergents have been tested so that they are safe for pregnant women. ...Read more
Is it bad 2 get soapy washing up liquid on your clothes & skin?Can you let it dry without wiping it off or is it bad to be exposed to the chemicals?
Do you get clean when only using a bar of soap to wash, or should you use a wash cloth when showering? Which washes germs off the best, bar or cloth?
Soap and water: pretty wella time proven method. Make sure to rinse off carefully and pat dry. ...Read more
When using them adult wipes u buy in store, is it ok and safe to clean up in side of me with them? Will it cause an UTI if i do, or something else bad
Is there something you can take daily to go to the toilet properly. I'm going on a cruise and when i'm not in my own house i just can't go properly?
Pregnancy travels: As people can jog, play tennis, dance by 6months, the train travel should be safer than being a car on a bumpy road. What matter is if somebody as nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, the travel with its movements can induce the same problem too, though much less than on a boat. ...Read more
Is it safe to rub hand sanitizer on open cuts for disinfecting it before seeing my doc? Will i get alcohol poisoning? I put a lot a few times today
How long can a baby be given Movicol for??, if they use it for prolonged time won't their body just rely on that in order Togo the toilet?
No..not dependent: Polyethylene glycol acts to pull water into the intestine in order to keep the bms soft. The body does not become dependent on it. That being said, the bigger question is why is it needed? Dietary changes including fresh fruits, veggies, increased water intake, limiting dairy (NOT eliminating) should be enough unless there is an underlying issue and that must be at least evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe and okay to wear a big ankle brace on a 5 hour airplane flight? Is it dangerous or will it cause blood clots? Thank you for your time!
How tight?: If the brace is not tight so as to interfere with venous return, it would not add to the risk of blood clots. If the brace has metal in it you may have to go through extra-screening at the airport. If it not medically indicated you may wish to leave it home. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more