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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Used tap water and soap to clean netipot, but then put in microwave to "disinfect" as per instructions. Would this kill bacteria from the tap water?
Possible: Hi, Thank you for your question. I use a neti-pot and have been using only tap water to clean it. I have been using it for years with no problems. Be careful with the soap. Make sure it is completely clear of soap otherwise it will burn your nasal passage. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more
Irritant. Don't use: Soap is soap. Soap suds enemas are highly irritating to the lining of the rectum and colon. Aside from causing a bowel movement can cause a whopping inflammation (colitis). Tap water enemas or store bought phosphate enemas are safer (check with md, especially if history of heart, kidney, liver trouble). Oil retention enemas are lubricant. ...Read more
Sliced finger open with scissors. Washed it with soap & water & sprayed some dettol antiseptic wash & covered with plaster. Can it still get infected?
More information: Dish soap and other topical antibacterial agents should not be ingested. Consult the label on the bottle for the manufacturer's warnings or consult your local poison control center. ...Read more
Ears pierced w/piercing gun & sterile studs in sealed box. parts of gun that touches skin wiped w/ alcohol, h2o, Benzethonium chloride solution. HIV?
See below: Depends on how the exposure is. If ingested, exposed to the eyes or a mucosa surface, the detergents can be harmful. If you have any concerns about a present exposure, call your local poison control center for advise. ...Read more
Is antibacterial dial bar soap good to clean genitals with I heard that antibacterial removes the good bacteria?
Regular soap is fine: "Antibacterial" soap is a marketing gimmick. The fact is, soaps of any kind remove bacteria from the skin surface. Their overuse can alter the normal balance of good vs bad bacteria. The problem with "antibacterial" soaps is that it breeds bacteria resistance, which confers a survival advantage. This means that the resistant bacteria will grow even in the presence of the "antibacterial" soap. ...Read more
Sorry: But i don't understand your question. Soap and water do clean hands well. ...Read more
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