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Accidentally touch toilet water wif bare hands.Wash wif soap,30min later wash 2 times wif water.2hrs later wash wif soap,took off lens.Eye Infections?
Soap: Regular soaps attach to oils that germs cling to. Hydrophilic/ hydrophobic. This allows the oil and germ to be flushed away with water. If you use only water - you would have to rely on rubbing motion to remove the germs that are flushed with water. ...Read more
Yes: Assuming detergent is added and the wash is dried in a drier. ...Read more
Soap/H2O fail w/HPV: Soap and water will not kill hpv. There are currently surfactants, chemicals and hydrogen peroxide vapor being evaluated to kill the virus on surfaces but currently no topical treatments for killing the virus are effective. This virus is associated with cervical cancer and head/neck cancer. Vaccination of our at risk population is key! ...Read more
Acne: Dove soap will not make your face break out. If you have the tendency for acne washing with dove will not prevent your face from breaking out. Acne is not due to dirty skin. It is due in part to bacterial inflammation of blocked sebaceous gland ducts. See your doctor or dermatologist to prevent acne so that you are not left with scars. ...Read more
Don't Sweat it: HIV is NOT spread by: air or water, insects, including mosquitoes or ticks, saliva, tears, or sweat, casual contact, like shaking hands, hugging or sharing dishes/drinking glasses, drinking fountains, or (non-bloody) toilet seats. So don't sweat it. You have to be up-close and really personal (blood,semen,pre-seminal fluid,rectal fluids, vaginal fluids,breast milk) or REALLLY unlucky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it okay to wash my scalp with Dove Unscented Body Wash or the dove bar soap? Shampoo's make me itchy.
No: no needGet a more detailed answer ›
Touched bird poop. Washed hands 6x, used hand sanitizer 3x, used rubbing alcohol 1x. Will I get sick from the poop? Will my nursing baby get sick?
I get sick eating chocolate, drinking coffee. I feel sick smelling perfumes and petrol. What is wrong?
Sounds fine: That sounds fine. Clothes can be run through the washer and dryer. If still worried, run the clothes through the washer/dryer a second time. ...Read more
I touched food with my hands wet after I washed them with hand soap...Eating a little quantity of soap harm me?
No harm: Small quantities of soap are not harmful if you inadvertently swallowed some. ...Read more
Drove past/over skunk, smelled bad, nauseous, clothes smelled. Throat hurts, lungs feel irritated, can I catch illness from the scent? Is it toxic?
No: It's obnoxious and irritating but not dangerous. ...Read more
Bellybutton piercing oozing slimish gu; doesn't look infected or hurts I've been cleaning it with a sensitive bar Soap & sea salts soak spray everyday?
washing not mine, dried blood off object why lowrisk for blood borne pathogens with paper towel dish soap and water ? Washed hands after with soap
Low risk: Low risk, unless you have an open wound and blood from someone with a known blood-borne pathogen. The risk is still less than being injected with that blood. ...Read more
Just finished a vegetable/fruit juice (fresh, unpasteurized) cleanse. I had fever, chills, hand tingling-numbess, vomiting last night. Food poisoning?
Probably: Please get with your physician if this continues. Just because fruits and vegetables are "natural" doesn't mean they were grown or prepared under conditions of even basic sanitation. I'm sorry this happened. ...Read more