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Doctor insights on: Is It Safer To Take Your Own Purell Or Use Restroom Soap When On A Car Ride

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Is it safer to take your own purell or use restroom soap when on a car ride?

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

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Is it safe to use hand sanitizer instead of soap and water after going to the bathroom?

Is it safe to use hand sanitizer instead of soap and water after going to the bathroom?

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

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Does handwashing with soap and water work better than hand sanitizer?

Does handwashing with soap and water work better than hand sanitizer?

Depends: I think both are adequate as long as they are done correctly. I am not sure there has been a lot of studies in this area but I do know that soap and water is better for one particular bacteria called C. dificile- the main things are time and contact so that the whole hand gets covered and the rubbing helps get bacteria off the hands ...Read more

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What works better for cleaning hands, washing with soap and water or using hand sanitizer?

What works better for cleaning hands, washing with soap and water or using hand sanitizer?

To actually wash : Stuff off of hands- soap and water. The hand sanitizer just kills germs - it isn't designed for removing gunk off of hands. ...Read more

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I had gonnorrhea, and used sex toys without realizing I had gonnorrhea . After I got treated, I used my sex toy again, but put hand sanitizer all over because I didn't have soap, help me out. Will I get infected again ? Help

I had gonnorrhea, and used sex toys without realizing I had gonnorrhea . After I got treated, I used my sex toy again, but put hand sanitizer all over because I didn't have soap, help me out. Will I get infected again ? Help

Get tested: Alwsys use soap and warm watter after each use of toys . Bacteria exposed to outside body most likely is dead and re infection is unlikely. But to be 100 % sure - test of cure is good idea anyway afzer about 4 weeks from previous treatment .Also make sure ypur all sexual contacts get tested. ...Read more

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When I use the restroom and wipe myself I can see little brown specs of some type of dirt ? Dryness with sex . No odor or weird discharges or itchiness. I am very clean. No perfumes or soaps are used on her beside vagisil for ph balance. And I also take p

When I use the restroom and wipe myself I can see little brown specs of some type of dirt ? Dryness with sex . No odor or weird discharges or itchiness. I am very clean. No perfumes or soaps are used on her beside vagisil for ph balance. And I also take p

Examination: I would schedule a visit so a doctor can do an exam to try and determine what you are seeing and what might be causing it. Old blood could have the appearance of dirt. I do not think it is dirt otherwise it would simply come off when you bathed ...Read more

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Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Dry skin: Dial was the first company to sell antibacterial soap in the us. It is a deodorant soap- it can be quite drying. I would be concerned that your skin would become overly drying if washing this often with this soap. ...Read more

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Is Marie France Kojic Soap safe to use for hyperpigmentation. What are some safe medications I can take to lighten black areas?

Is Marie France Kojic Soap safe to use for hyperpigmentation.  What are some safe medications I can take to lighten black areas?

Dunno: In general hyper pigmentation involves an increased number of melanocytes or activity of those cells and soap just cleans the top layer of skin cells. I would go see a top dermatologist and discuss management issues with him/her. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use purell on your testes?

Is it safe to use purell on your testes?

Don't recommend it.: The skin of the scrotum is robust enough for a skin cleanser like purell, but i would advise against it as an overly moist environment can actually worsen hygeine of the male genitals. Purell is unlikely to be effective at preventing urinary tract and sexually transmitted infections. Clean and dry is best for the area. ...Read more

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