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I dropped a temp. dental crown down the sink and retrieved it. Will washing with soap)water and soaking it in 91% isopropyl alcohol disinfect it well?

I dropped a temp. dental crown down the sink and retrieved it. Will washing with soap)water and soaking it in 91% isopropyl alcohol disinfect it well?

Disinfect: It will disinfect it but it won't sterilize it. I recommend you get a new one as soon as possible from your own dentist. At least call and ask what to do. Your dentist has better disinfection methods anyway. ...Read more

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Iheard its better to use liquid facewash instead of bar soap bcus bar soap builds bacteria on skin, my face loves bar soap so is this true or not ?

Iheard its better to use liquid facewash instead of bar soap bcus bar soap builds bacteria on skin, my face loves bar soap so is this true or not ?

Bee ; Flower: Soap can be purchased in chinatown or on line. It is easy on the skin and pleasant smelling. One type is called sandalwood, but there are several others. Soap loosens up the debris and lets it wash away. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I wash plastic bottle which is made of 100% bisphenol free material with hot water?

Can I wash plastic bottle which is made of 100% bisphenol free material with hot water?

Plastic can melt: I would think lukewarm water and soap would be better for a thin plastic like a recyclable bottle, but for a hard reusable bottle hot water should be fine, especially if it is "dishwasher safe" ...Read more

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Does salt kill bacteria?is washing wattle bottle with salt enough instead of soap?

Does salt kill bacteria?is washing wattle bottle with salt enough instead of soap?

No: Salt does not kill bacteria. It is better to wash water bottles with soap and water and let them dry thoroughly before refilling. ...Read more

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Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Would washing hands with soap and pretty hot water along with hydrogen peroxide kill any sperm on hand?

Spermicides: dear Lois326 your regimen would kill just about everything in sight! Just use soap and water for a minute or 2 and you would be ok here. I am assuming you are more concerned about STD and HIV and the answer is that a wash with soap and water for about 2-3 mins will protect you from everything of that nature. Also, u cannot get preg from dry sperm on your hand inserted into the vagina.thx ...Read more

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Boil water order in neighborhood. Accidentally turned water on hands for split second. Washed hands with bottle water and soap 2x. Will I get sick?

Boil water order in neighborhood. Accidentally turned water on hands for split second. Washed hands with bottle water and soap 2x. Will I get sick?

Not likely: Boil water order is done to kill bacteria in DRINKING water. As long as you did not drink the water you should be ok. Also you used the universal precaution by washing your hands with bottled water and soap which helps preventing spread of ALL germs (bacteria and viruses.) ...Read more

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Hot water successfully removes dirt so is it better to use hot water when using toothpaste?

Hot water successfully removes dirt so is it better to use hot water when using toothpaste?

Toothpaste: Formulated to be used with room temperature water. Toothpaste doesn't clean teeth, brushing does. Cavities and gum disease, both infections, are caused by bacteria. Toothbrush & floss remove bacteria by physically disrupting the bacterial plaque. So the secret to good oral hygiene is to be gentle but thorough, and you only need a pea-sized portion of toothpaste. ...Read more

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I made a huge mistake and bought a acne face wash, face towelettes, and body wash all contain grapefruit. Will it interact with Nortriptyline?

I made a huge mistake and bought a acne face wash, face towelettes, and body wash all contain grapefruit. Will it interact with Nortriptyline?

Nortriptyline: Nortriptyline is a Tricyclic antidepressant. Ingesting grapefruit juice or grapefruit can interfere with nortriptyline. However, I have never heard that external products containing grapefruit cause any problems. Double check with your pharmacist - but I don't think the things you bought will cause any issues. Take care ...Read more

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Dr or no? Used brush handle to masturbate, sanitized with rubbing alcohol and rinsed with soap and water before use. Cut and slight bleeding.

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Dr or no? Used brush handle to
 masturbate, sanitized with rubbing alcohol and rinsed with soap and water before use. Cut and slight bleeding.

Here are some...: By history, apparently physical irritation played an important role in inducing the reported result after masturbation; so stop its use & seek evaluation and counseling so to upgrade the practice of safe sex with current available concept and means. One point I would like to praise your effort to sanitize the improvised device, but still may pose chemical irritation to few beside it "roughness". ...Read more

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Does washing face with cold water instead of warm ones slow down aging?

Does washing face with cold water instead of warm ones slow down aging?

Sorry, no luck: Nothing really slows aging but things which may slow the appearance of aging include: getting lots of exercise, avoiding smoking, avoiding sun exposure, eating lots of fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Water containing washing up liquid splashed in my eye while cleaning my dishes. I did dab my eye and splashed it with clean water, is this enough?

Water containing washing up liquid splashed in my eye while cleaning my dishes. I did dab my eye and splashed it with clean water, is this enough?

Use drops : Use eye wash from a drug store to rinse the eye thoroughly and then use artificial tears every hr or two while awake for a day or so. You should be fine. If pain redness or blurry vision persists see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can the kettle water i boil be leaching chemicals into the water and cause headaches and salty mouth its a glass kettle please help?

Can the kettle water i boil be leaching chemicals into the water and cause headaches and salty mouth its a glass kettle please help?

Probably not: Glass, per se, is usually inert. However, chemicals used in cleaning the glass kettle may leave a residue. Also well water or improperly treated tap water may have chemicals. ...Read more

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Steam burn on fingers - what do I do? Boiling water in tea pot. While pouring the water the top fell off and the steam burned my fingers.

Steam burn on fingers - what do I do? Boiling water in tea pot.  While pouring the water the top fell off and the steam burned my fingers.

Immediately : Immediately cool the skin with ice packs. This will cut the inflammation. Taking some Ibuprofen will also decrease the inflammation and pain. Best wishes. ...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?

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