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Side Effects Of Using Dettol On Skin
3 days ago I fall of the bike and I had a scratched skin.. but I cleaned it with dettol within an hour. Should I still take a tetanus shot????????????
Maybe: A person should get a Tdap booster shot if he hasn't gotten a Tdap shot in the last 10 years. The Tdap shot protects him from Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (whooping cough). If a wound is deeper or contaminated with dirt, the doctor may give a tetanus booster if the patient hasn't had a tetanus booster in the last 5 years. ...Read more
I used dettol soap on my face. It has caused it to dry out. Also I have dark skin, and it has caused light patches around my cheeks and underneath my?
Dettol soap on face: Dettol soap is not formulated for use on the face, although like you, a lot of people use it for facial cleansing. It may have caused inflammation and subsequent drying and post- inflammatory hypopigmentation. I would stop using the soap and opt for a milder facial cleanser appropriate for your skin type & skin concerns. Also use a moisturizer to help restore hydration to your skin. Add spf in am. ...Read more
I'm not aware of any: Studies on point. The active ingredient in dettol, chloroxylenol (4-chloro, 3, 5 dimethylphenol), has been around a long time & has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial activity. Being insoluble in water, dettol is instead alcohol/pine oil based, and is used as an antiseptic and a cleaner. Dermatitis & possibly inhalation toxicity have been reported. At typical exposures, cancer seems highly unlikely. ...Read more
I put dettol on my testicals because its been itchy for days and now my testicals are burning and also the skin has gone super red?
Here are some...: Clinically, you may have acute contact dematitis from dettol - an antiseptice soap. So, stop its use and try applying topical hydrocortisone 1% cream t x 2 times daily and without using other soap but rising with tap water and drying. If not improving in 2 days or worseing, seek professional attention timely. More? Contact me at www, healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login for appointment. ...Read more
My 1.5yr old son poured dettol liquid over his body we washed only after 4-5 hrs. Later we found swollen, brown, burnt skin around urine organ.
Chemical burn: Dettol is just a brand name - not sure which liquid it was, a topical body wash or a stronger disinfectant for the household. Regardless, it sounds like he has a chemical burn of the skin in the area you describe. Flush area hourly with clear, cool water. Make sure he is able to urinate ok. If skin starts to break down, peel, smell or drainage, then needs to see doctor immediately for burn care. ...Read more
Hello Sir: I am using dettol soup for washing my face twice a day because my face is oily and having acne. Dettol makes it dry. Is it harmful for skin?
No: But you don't want the skin to get too dry, so seek a balance ...Read more
I'm 20 weeks and 3 days pregnant and just want to know if I can have a dettol bath? Or what can I use to kill bacteria and germs of my skin?
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Are there any side effects of using 20% mequinol over large areas of skin? Does it cause lightening effect?
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Are there side effects of using face sun protection cream with SPF 70? I feel my skin burned & reddish after using it. When should we use it? Thx.
See your doctor: Discontinue using any creams that cause redness or burning. You many be allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. If it does not get better quickly see your primany care doctor. ...Read more
Yes: You should not use skin ointment in the eyes since it is not made for this purpose. It could cause significant eye irritation or more significant issues. ...Read more
Are there any side effects of using the skin lightening cream called 'skin lite' by liva? Answer please!
Many: This medications has 3 components that are commonly used in skin bleaching creams. However nothing is risk free. Hydroquinone is considered controversial by some practitioners although it is effective at any dose from 2-7%. This preparation at 2% is relatively low. The tretinoin is a mid -strength range as is they steroid but all of these can cause irritation, inflammations, photosensitivity, +++ ...Read more
Glowing: I am unsure if you want your skin to glow, or are already glowing and want to stop. Either way, biotin is unlikely to make it happen. It certainly has not been rigorously tested to see its effectiveness. That being said, it is safe in normal doses. Side effects can include acne, allergies and an increased risk of miscarriage. ...Read more
THERE ARE SEVERAL SIDE EFFECTS OF SKIN LIGHTENERS.
THERE ALL MADE OF HYDROQUINONE.
ITCHING, BURNING, AND RASH COULD DEVELOP.
WHICH STRENGTH? FOUR PERCENT? TEN PERCENT? 20 PERCENT?
THE OVER THE COUNTER, TWO PERCENT CREAMS, DO NOT WORK VERY WELL AND DO NOT CAUSE ANY SIDE EFFECTS EXCEPT MILD ITCHING. ...Read more
Use on salads: Vinegar (your choice of which vinegar) is good for cooking and for salads. It is mostly acetic acid. Stings on cuts or in the eye. Sometimes good for ear canal problems. I'd rather drink it than apply to skin. It might draw flies. ...Read more
Not a good idea: This is a dangerous goal, and should not be attempted. ...Read more
Can 10mg of isotretinion cause an ib? It will be a week today and my skin is worst : (no side effects so far thank goodness!
Isotretinoin: The correct dosing of Isotretinoin is 1mg/kg. Thus, if you weigh 130 lbs you would take 60mg a day in divided doses. If you do not take the optimum dose, the acne has a greater chance to return once you stop the medication. Ib and Isotretinoin is controversial and is a rare consequence. ...Read more
What safe pills can I take to lighten my skin to brown without bad side effects? I'm a black african woman with dark uneven skin.
Is there any side effects for melacare and skin lite creams in our body. And I would like to know for what purpose it is actually used.
Lighten skin: Like most creams you could be allergic to these creams and they can darken the skin instead of lightening the skin if you don't do sun protection. ...Read more
Started Zenatane today and no side effects have started. Is it likely then that they will ever start. Like dry skin? What other ones as well?
Soon: You will have dry skin, especially your lips. Avoid vitamin pills. If you have severe headaches you will need to stop. Avoid contact lenses if you get very dry eyes. Dry inside nose can result in bleeding: use vaseline inside nose and on lips. Take this med with food, best with fatty food. You will need to be tested for blood triglycerides. Side effects go up at higher dose but so do the benefits. ...Read more
What are the side effects of rf body lift? I had tt an year ago but I still have some lax skin my ps told me rfis an option, my skin quality is poor.
RF body lift: The biggest side effect is that its ineffective. Know your doctor's revision policy in case it doesn't do anything for your. ...Read more