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Doctor insights on: Listerine Baths Skin

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I had a molar extracted a week ago I've been rinsing with salt water when can I start using Listerine?

I had a molar extracted a week ago I've been rinsing with salt water when can I start using Listerine?

Dilute the Mouthwash: You should be able to start using mouthwash at this point in time. However, I would suggest diluting it and using 1/2 warm water and 1/2 mouthwash. ...Read more

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I heard that listerine baths help with skin fungus. Is it true?

I heard that listerine baths help with skin fungus. Is it true?

No: I have not heard of this and sounds dangerous to use a product inconsistent with its intended purpose. Please see your md and/or dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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So i've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

So i've heard that listerine plus vinegar plus warm water on feet for 10 minutes can make dead skin off, but is there a bad thing that it could maybe do?

Not really: I did a search on web and didn't really find any testimonials as to the success of this mixture other than statements of it feeling good. I believe that it may vary from person to person, the source of the dead skin and the duration. If in doubt, i would check with a dr. Or a holistic practitioner. ...Read more

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Over the past 4 days I have noticed that the skin on the left side roof of my mouth is peeling. I have gargled with reg. Listerine. Should i worry?

Over the past 4 days I have noticed that the skin on the left side roof of my mouth is peeling. I have gargled with reg. Listerine. Should i worry?

Peeling in mouth: Did you burn or injure your mouth? This would cause the skin to peel. If not it should be checked by your dentist for signs of infection, thrush, leukoplakia or oral cancer. Any abnormal changes in your mouth should be checked by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Could you have tolerance to listerine?

Could you have tolerance to listerine?

? Listerine: Tolerance? How do you mean. If you mean it is not as effective it may be that you need to see a dentist for a complete evaluation of your gums and supporting tissues to rule out gum disease. Get a check up and let us know. ...Read more

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Which listerine is best for cavities?

Which listerine is best for cavities?

In what way ?: Listerine is a mouthwash, and it does not restore carious lesions. Brushing and flossing correctly is your best defense, and the mouthwash will help you keep them clean, reducing cavities. The mouthwash alone will not do the trick. ...Read more

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Is listerine bad for my septic system?

Is listerine bad for my septic system?

No: I presume you mean is it damaging to the bacteria that break down the waste in the septic tank. No, not unless you are spilling several gallons of it down the drain each day. The caffeine and other chemicals you pour down it on a regular basis have a much greater risk of causing any problems. ...Read more

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Why does listerine leave a white film?

Why does listerine leave a white film?

While film: After using an antiseptic mouth rinse like listerine, occasionally the alcohol can cause the buccal mucosal tissue to slough. May seem like it is peeling off the cheek. Switch to an alcohol free type of mouth rinse. Read the labels to make an educated choice. ...Read more

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