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Doctor insights on: Lysol Wipe On Skin

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I have used both Lysol & Clorox wipes for cleaning & on body & skin daily for years. Am I @risk for getting cancer?

I have used both Lysol & Clorox wipes for cleaning & on body & skin daily for years. Am I @risk for getting cancer?

Probably not, but: soap and water is much better for cleaning skin.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is lysol harmful if sprayed on human skin?

Is lysol harmful if sprayed on human skin?

Not good for you: It will not hurt you if your eyes were not hit but it is not good for you either. It is to kill germs in the air not on your skin. ...Read more

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Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Could lysol work on some skin rashes?

Not recommended.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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If a lot Of lysol spray has been absorbed through The skin will it be bad for you? I put it all over my pants and backpack bc of germs.

If a lot
Of lysol spray has been absorbed through
The skin will it be bad for you? I put it all over my pants and backpack bc of germs.

Highly unlikely,,,: Unless you've done this many times and really soaked your pants and backpack with it each time, it's highly unlikely that you'll have long term consequences from this. Lysol products are supposed to kill germs. It'd be wise not to do this often because you've got normal bacteria on your skin that protect you from germs and you don't want to kill them. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How dangerous is saturating your skin with lysol spray to kill germs, blatantly ignoring the warning?

How dangerous is saturating your skin with lysol spray to kill germs, blatantly ignoring the warning?

Why risk it?: There are appropriate skin cleansers for a variety of purposes, such as those routinely bought in the grocery/pharmacy and those prescribed by physicians such as for helping acne. Lysol is designed for cleaning non-living surfaces and should not be used as a skin cleanser. Human skin is not a counter top. ...Read more

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Is Lysol disinfectant spray harmful if it gets on skin and doesn't get washed off?

Is Lysol disinfectant spray harmful if it gets on skin and doesn't get washed off?

Rinse skin: Lysol disinfectant spray is not intended for use on the skin. It can irritate the skin. Key to rinse area well if sprayed on skin. Also avoid spraying eyes. Keep skin clean using soap and water. ...Read more

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My idiot husband gave the kids Lysol wipes 6&3 will it harm them? Because of the chemicals on it.

My idiot husband gave the kids Lysol wipes 6&3 will it harm them? Because of the chemicals on it.

Brief exposure is ok: If only on skin surfaces, brief exposures are ok, but it's best to use wipes made for skin. There are probably 5 different kids of Lysol wipes, so one would have to read the labels to see what's in them. The most common wipes likely have alcohol, similar to any hand sanitizer gel. Wipes made for skin will likely have gentler ingredients or gentler amounts of the ingredients. Diaper wipes are ok. ...Read more

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Can i clean with lysol wipes when i'm pregnant?

Can i clean with lysol wipes when i'm pregnant?

Yes: But it may be a good idea to where gloves when you clean and try not to inhale any chemicals. ...Read more

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Will Lysol wipes eliminate lice and nits on a bike helmet?

Will Lysol wipes eliminate lice and nits on a bike helmet?

Maybe. Maybe not.: One can just use a big vacuum cleaner with a small brush attachment, and then brush and vacuum the helmet. Lice are little bugs, and they will get sucked up. Nits are glued to hairs, so there won't be a free nit in a helmet. Any nit will still be glued to a hair, which will get sucked up. Lysol is not needed. ...Read more

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Nuvaring fell out onto floor. Rinsed it twice with soap and water and then wiped with a Clorox/Lysol disinfecting wipe. Will it lose effectiveness?

Nuvaring fell out onto floor. Rinsed it twice with soap and water and then wiped with a Clorox/Lysol disinfecting wipe.  Will it lose effectiveness?

Uncertain effect : Nuvaring should not be falling out when in the vagina. Ask your doctor to check and verify that you are placing it correctly. It can be out of the vagina for up to three hours. Washing with soap and water is safe. I'm not sure what the effect of washing it with Lysol would be though. That could affect the ability of hormones to be released the safest thing to do is to dispose of it and place anothcheck and verify that you are placing it correctly. It can be out of the vagina for up to three hours. Washing with soap and water is safe. I'm not sure what the effect of washing it with Lysol would be though. That could affect the ability of hormones to be released the safest thing to do is to dispose of it and place another. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Does clorox wipes or lysol spray help or kill HIV or hep c, b?

Does clorox wipes or lysol spray help or kill HIV or hep c, b?

Maybe but no studies: Probably, but the information from osha about managing blood born pathogens does not include these products for cleaning. Professional lysol is appropriate for hep a, but not listed for b/c or hiv. The appropriate approach is to use bleach, but not as wipes, instead as a bleach solution. And use gloves and other personal protection devices. Here is the link from osha: http://1.Usa.Gov/mgjiw5. ...Read more

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Can I spray Lysol disinfectant on a fabric toy for my newborn if after it dries I wipe off the tether part with a wipe or soap and water?

Can I spray Lysol disinfectant on a fabric toy for my newborn if after it dries I wipe off the tether part with a wipe or soap and water?

I never would: I would invest in a fabric steamer or such a tool used in cleaning. Steaming such a tool would sterilize the surface , evaporate & cool with no damage to the fabric.It would leave behind no chemicals. ...Read more

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If often wonder if I use lysol disinfectant wipes or some time of clorox cleaning spray, if I wash my hand after can I finger food? Safely

If often wonder if I use lysol disinfectant wipes or some time of clorox cleaning spray, if I wash my hand after can I finger food? Safely

Sounds safe...: It is generally safe to eat with one's hands after his hands are washed, regardless of what household cleaner he was using prior to washing his hands. If worried, just wear gloves next time when doing household cleaning. ...Read more

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Can you kill herpes simplex virus by anti bacterial wipes or wet ones after an hour 2 after an encounter? I know lysol does

Can you kill herpes simplex virus by anti bacterial wipes or wet ones after an hour 2 after an encounter? I know lysol does

Don't count on it: Have you been exposed? Herpes 1 or 2? The only sure way to avoid herpes is to avoid contact. Possibly oral Acyclovir or valcyclovir will reduce infection rate significantly. Condoms help but are not completely protective. The traditional solution to this problem is to find the right partner and limit sex exclusively to this one person forever. Magic wipes are not the answer. Lysol will not help yo. ...Read more

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A child I babysit came down with hand, foot, mouth virus, will Lysol wipes kill this virus? What is the best prevention?

A child I babysit came down with hand, foot, mouth virus, will Lysol wipes kill this virus? What is the best prevention?

Hand Sanitization: The virus spreads through respiratory as well as through fecal route. Avoiding exposure to cough, respiratory secretions and proper hand hygiene Lysol wipes are good sanitizers. ...Read more

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I acsidently got sprayed with lysol?

I acsidently got sprayed with lysol?

Wash with: soap and water and rinse well. Take care. ...Read more

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Is lysol okay to use when cleaning up after HFMD?

Is lysol okay to use when cleaning up after HFMD?

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 more

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Does anyone know what effects lysol has on babies?

Does anyone know what effects lysol has on babies?

Chemicals & babies: Any chemicla is abd for babies.Especially if it is aerosol form or if the body comes in contact with the chemicals. Some babies will get hteir airways irritated. No one knows the long term effects of these cleansers. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wash utensil with lysol and dry them off, (not rinsing) and then eat with them? Will it cause any problems? Been doing this for years.

Is it safe to wash utensil with lysol and dry them off, (not rinsing) and then eat with them? Will it cause any problems? Been doing this for years.

It depends: on which Lysol product you are using as they contain different ingredients not all of which are toxic but one or two can be. The fact that you have been doing this for years would suggest you have picked the safer one. Although I don't know how you tolerate the taste ...Read more

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Had lysol sprayed in face and inhaled alot. Will i be ok?

Had lysol sprayed in face and inhaled alot. Will i be ok?

Make a call: I got this from a website: when using lysol spray, be sure there is plenty of ventilation. Do not spray near your face and risk inhaling the fumes. Use on fabrics such as rayon, acrylic plastics and wood will cause damage. If you did not inhale, you may be ok, but i would call a local poison control at a hospital, etc and ask just to be sure. ...Read more

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Lysol in toddler's eyes ?

Lysol in toddler's eyes ?

Irrigate the eyes: It is very important to irrigate the eyes immediately and thoroughly with water because lysol contains alcohols and the base potassium hydroxide. Once this has been done, seek emergency evaluation. Further irrigation may then be performed with a morgan lens. ...Read more

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Can lysol cause sickness in kids?

Can lysol cause sickness in kids?

YES: Lysol and all other household cleaners should be kept away from children. They can cause damage if they spill on skin or eyes, or severe damage if ingested. Please call 911 if you feel your children have ingested lysol. ...Read more