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If I don´t clean my dishes properly with dish soap...Consuming dish soap can be dangerous for my health?
Nope: Your body is amazingly tough. There are some bogus websites that want to scare you about the alleged dangers of artificial detergents, but this stuff is made up. We're much healthier thanks to eating off clean dishes. Best wishes. ...Read more
Any soap is good: Recently there was a study to compare antibacterial soaps to regular soaps for getting rid of bacteria and no difference was found between the two so i will say based on that any soap is good enough if used properly the bottles can be cleaned in dishwasher and should be placed on upper level. ...Read more
To clarify my previous question I Made soup not sure if I rinsed off all the liquid dish soap, Storebrand,on mixer do I need to worry?
Not harmful: Traces of dishwashing soap are on our dishes, glassware, and dinnerware. It is not harmful to us. That being said, humans put too much junk into our Earth's water supply. Thus, we should use as little soap as possible, and try to use environmentally "friendlier" soaps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May have gotten a little bit of dish soap in my soup should I throw it out or will be OK not sure that I rinsed the spoon enough used for stirring?
A speck or a lot?: If thyis is a matter of a tiny amount of soap on a spoon I would not worry; however, if a significant amount of liquid or powdered soap drips or granules, fell into the soup-dump it1 ...Read more
Nothing special: At most i would expect an upset stomach & and some loose stools over time but these products are more an irritant than a threat. For future reference you can call the poison control hotline at 1-800-222-1222 or go online to www.Poisoncontrol.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unscented: Unfortunately no dish soap is "good" for eczema but there are soaps that make fragrant-free preparations that will not be as aggressive on your skin. The best way to do dishes with bad eczema is to wear protective rubber gloves to avoid contact with harsh soaps and hot water. Or better yet have someone else in the house do the dishes instead! Doctors orders... ...Read more
As cashiers in store touch items to ring up, such as drinking glasses i just bought, I worry of germs. Is washing with dish soap enough before using?
Im really scared i accidently drank a little bit of dish soap in my cup of water Im afraid that its gonna hurt me my mom says im ok ? Answer ?
My 8 month old sucked on a toy that had dish soap on it and swallowed some. She hasn't shown any weird symptoms of it bothering her. Should we worry?
No, dish soap is ok,: But the powder or pellets for the dishwasher are more caustic and can cause some mouth and esophageal irritation. ...Read more
The irritant was antibacterial dish soap. The inside of my vagina got very crusty with hard folds and swelled near the opening. I had never felt that before so I was just very worried. Is there a non-ointment option for treating swelling so it may go away
Let your body heal: Your easiest course would be to let your body heal itself. Unless you have symptoms like itching or bleeding form the lesion, your body will heal itself without intervention. If it is not getting better in a week, then you should see a doctor for examination of the lesion. ...Read more
Foam like bubbles around stool, reminds me of how dish soap looks after the dish soap has set for a while, cause for concern?
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
I wash my feet in the shower before work with bacterial soap. Can I use dish soap on my feet which is anti bacterial?
Any soap: You can use whatever soap you want. Any soap is fine. ...Read more
How to wash prescription eyewear lenses? Is using water and dish soap bad for lenses with blue light block coating? and how to dry them?
Soap and water ok: Soap and water are ok but many prefer a hypercloth available on line in most stores. These pick up oils and do not scratch, and they dry as they clean. ...Read more