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What to do if i ate half a tube of toothpaste, help?

What to do if i ate half a tube of toothpaste, help?

Poison Control Cntr: Call poison control center to make sure that doing this just 1time in your life will not do permanent harm. No one eats half a tube of toothpaste by accident. You might want to seek professional help to prevent repetition of self-destructive behavior. ...Read more

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What do I do if my little brother ate half a tube of baby orajel toothpaste?

What do I do if my little brother ate half a tube of baby orajel toothpaste?

Baby Orajel: How old is your little brother? Tell your parent or guardian immediately and have them call the pediatrician! ...Read more

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Can HIV survive more than a few min in a tube of toothpaste? If even possible.

Can HIV survive more than a few min in a tube of toothpaste? If even possible.

Why do you ask?: Hey Alex, I'm really glad that you're health-conscious, but you're simply not going to get HIV from a tube of toothpaste. Even doing something really unusual with it. You've got to have sex or share a needle, and even then it's much less catching than a lot of other stuff. If you've got obsessive fears about catching HIV, talk with your physician about it. Be thankful for good health. Enjoy youth. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my lil brother ate half a tube of baby orajel toothpaste?

What do you suggest if my lil brother ate half a tube of baby orajel toothpaste?

Not a problem: Baby orajel shouldn't contain fluoride so there shouldn't be a problem with toxicity. What you need to worry about in the future is to be sure he doesn't swallow toothpaste with fluoride. If he does be sure he drinks a lot of milk as soon as it happens. The calcium in the milk will bond to the fluoride and keep him safe. ...Read more

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Can herpes survive on toothpaste, NOT the tube, the toothpaste itself. So if I share toothpaste but my brush never touches the tube am i free of risk?

Can herpes survive on toothpaste, NOT the tube, the toothpaste itself.  So if I share toothpaste but my brush never touches the tube am i free of risk?

No: Although toothpaste is not an hospitable environment for viruses, it takes time for the pathogen to become inactive. Many toothpastes have antibacterial properties, but not antivirul. Best to not share, get your own toothbrush and tube of toothpaste. ...Read more

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Uh, I just heard that toothpaste is bad for your vagina. I used a toothpaste tube for masturbation and the lid was off... What do I do?

Uh, I just heard that toothpaste is bad for your vagina. I used a toothpaste tube for masturbation and the lid was off... What do I do?

Stop using it.: Toothpaste and toothpaste tubes should not be inserted in the vagina. Toothpaste can likely change vaginal pH and act as an irritant. A toothpaste tube can damage vaginal tissues due to it's shape. ...Read more

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My 25lb 2 year old swallowed 1/4 tube of .25% fluoride toothpaste. Other than giving milk and watching for GI symptoms, is there anything I should do?

My 25lb 2 year old swallowed 1/4 tube of .25% fluoride toothpaste. Other than giving milk and watching for GI symptoms, is there anything I should do?

Poison Control: With any ingestion, i often call the poison control center in las vegas. They are staffed by very well trained individuals who have access to a computer system which usually can identify all the ingredients which are in the substance ingested. As a patient, you can call your local poison control center yourself. Poison control centers are one of the best investments of your taxpayer dollars! ...Read more

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What does toothpaste actually do?

What does toothpaste actually do?

Detergent: It acts as a detergent to help scrub your teeth to reduce bacterial plaque and the flavorings help your mouth feel cleaner. ...Read more

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What toothpaste is the best all around?

Fluoride Based: A general fluoride toothpaste is best. Truly, forget the rest. If you need something additional, but that additional thing. Sometimes the toothpaste that masquerades as a "Jack of all trades" can also be a "Master of none." Remember the K.I.S.S. theorem; Keep It Simple Sweetheart! ...Read more

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