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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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child scratched me after swam in dirty pool, broke skin, little blood. Hand sanitizer, washed 5 min w/ soap. How long to know it's not infected? Days?
Couple of days: If it does not become, red, swollen or painful by a couple of days since the incident, you should be okay. You may apply Neosporin ointment to the wound. 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. ...Read more
How can I clean my hands to test my blood sugar if no soap is available? Can I use hand sanitizer and rinse it off with water from my water bottle?
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
Is Marie France Kojic Soap safe to use for hyperpigmentation. What are some safe medications I can take to lighten black areas?
I hit a raccoon with my car and touched the piece that hit it. I didn't have any open wounds and immediately used Purell. Could I have rabies?
No: The most common mode of rabies transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected animal. Rarely transmission has been documented through contamination of mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth), through air/aerosol transmission, or organ transplantation. No worries with brief touch of intact skin with unknown status animal. Stay well:) ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just a thought. I don't do this but is it ok or safe to put hand sanitizer down there after wiping to prevent uti.
Why am i so paranoid about germs? Wherever i go i take massive bottles of hand sanitizer, hand wipes and plastic bags to put the wipes in.
OCD: Sounds like you have a touch of obsessive-compulsive disorder. This is a medical/psychiatric condition where your body perceives an increased risk of harm (in your case from germs), so your body is trying to protect itself. This abnormal thought process can often be managed with medication, therapy or a combination of both. Treatment can be very effective! ...Read more