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My baby was playing in the toilet?

My baby was playing in the toilet?

Babies drown in less: Sadly babies have died over the years in relatively small amounts of water, eg, buckets. So it is important to have someone near a baby at all times to avoid a tragedy like this or mischief in general. ...Read more

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Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

Are colored toilet soaps harmful?

NO: Not unlesss you are allergic to soaps or coloring. ...Read more

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Can i get trichomonas from a toilet?

Can i get trichomonas from a toilet?

Probably not: The vast majority of infections are from direct sexual contact with an infected individual. The organism dies very quickly on cold surfaces and so the odds of contagion are extremely small. But finding trichomonas in men is very difficult on a routine test, so they need to be treated based on their partner's test. ...Read more

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Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Traces of blood when using the toilet?

Bleeding causes: Blood in stool can be related to a number of causes such as hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer, infection or inflammation. It can even be related to abrading anal tissues by vigorous wiping. If this has happened on more than one occasion, it would be prudent to have it medically evaluated. Be well. ...Read more

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Can I catch herpes from a toilet seat?

Yes: The herpes virus can be transmitted from contact with a toilet seat that has been in contact with a an individual who has active herpes. ...Read more

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Is Ebola transmitted on a toilet seat?

Is Ebola transmitted on a toilet seat?

Ebola Transmission: Ebola can be transmitted through bodily fluids such as urine, feces, sweat and blood. There would need to be a contaminated surface for this to occur and the organism would need to still be alive. It would also need to make it the other person's eyes, nose, mouth, abraided tisssue, open cut or wound. The risk of this occurring where you are would be extraordinarily low. ...Read more

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Can people catch syphilis from toilets?

Can people catch syphilis from toilets?

It is possible: but not very comfortable. It is a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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Can you get hivfrom blood on toilet seat?

Can you get hivfrom blood on toilet seat?

very unlikely: Transmitted through direct transfer of bodily fluids. If concerned see your dr. ...Read more

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How can I go to the toilet before breakfast?

How can I go to the toilet before breakfast?

Fiber at night.: Should this be an actual choice in your day's plans, a high finer dinner, with foods like broccoli and brown rice, should help your body be ready to go by morning. ...Read more

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How should I clean off toilet seat on a plane?

Antiseptic wipe,pape: Antiseptic wipes if you have them, paper towel or toilet paper if you don't. Can always use paper as a liner before you sit down. Wash your hands with soap and water when you are done. ...Read more

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How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

See below: I'm assuming a child with dyspraxia has problems with movement, coordination, judgment, processing, memory and some other cognitive skills. Readiness is important-soft stool and taking advantage of the gastrocolic reflex-urination and stooling after a meal can allow physical modeling of sitting on a potty and alllowing the body to relax and release. Do not force-set up a routine and relax. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get Ebola From a Toilet Seat?

Is it possible to get Ebola From a Toilet Seat?

Ebola Transmission: Ebola can be transmitted through bodily fluids such as urine, feces, sweat and blood. There would need to be a contaminated surface for this to occur and the organism would need to still be alive. It would also need to make it the other person's eyes, nose, mouth, abraided tisssue, open cut or wound. The risk of this occurring where you are would be extraordinarily low. ...Read more

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How long will a body crab live on a toilet seat?

How long will a body crab live on a toilet seat?

Crabs: Pubic lice or crabs (phthirus pubis) can be spread by vector transmission. Wearing someone else’s clothes that are contaminated or infected towels, bed sheets or towels can give you lice. It would be highly unlikely to get lice from a toilet seat because they will die fairly quickly if away from a warm body. They don’t have the capacity to move on smooth surfaces. ...Read more

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I hardly go to toilet sometimes up to two weeks?

That's not good: That is not good for you. Are you drinking adequate amounts of good water daily? (6-8 glasses). Do you have adequate fruit & vegetables in your diet? You don't mention pain, but i think there would be some. Try to see a doctor to clear this up and then use the diet and water recommendations to prevent it. I hope it is no more than that, but the doctor should examine for causes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a male get trichimoniasis from a toilet seat?

Can a male get trichimoniasis from a toilet seat?

No: Usually there is some sort of misleading if you are told that an individual contacted an infection from a routine event. I would recommend evaluating your relationship. ...Read more