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Ff my hand touches unwashed bathroom faucet or my clothes touch the toilet I fear everything they then touch.has germs. Should I worry about this?

Ff my hand touches unwashed  bathroom faucet or my clothes touch the toilet I fear everything they then touch.has germs.   Should I worry  about this?

Germs: Touching dirty faucets with your hands can lead to transmission of germs. That is why it's a good idea to use a paper towel to turn the faucet off after washing hands or to handle the door knob in a public restroom. Some facilities have disposable toilet seat covers to decrease direct contact. Some carry antibacterial solution with them for to reduce risks. Take care. ...Read more

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As soon as possible after being exposed to poison oak or poison ivy, washing the skin and clothes well can help reduce exposure to the offending oil and the ...Read more


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Touched clothes in washing machine halfway through wash to fix it if any hepatitis or HIV body fluids on clothes am i at risk with little cuts on hand?

Touched clothes in washing machine halfway through wash to fix it if any hepatitis or HIV body fluids on clothes am i at risk with little cuts on hand?

Unlikely: Getting HIV or hepatitis from this type of contact would be highly unlikely . The answer would be different if there was fresh blood from an infected person and the clothing was never subjected to any washing cycle assuming that detergent was used. ...Read more

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If someone is smoking marijuana in the same house as a 3 month old baby and and the baby inhales the second hand smoke how can it affect the baby?

If someone is smoking marijuana in the same house as a 3 month old baby and and the baby inhales the second hand smoke how can it affect the baby?

Yes: and you need to keep the baby safe by prohibiting such use in the house. Senjay Gupta, MD has been narrating a program on the pros and cons with marijuana in CNN the past few days. Hope you can catch the re-runs. ...Read more

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Cleaned black stuff off window sill in shower with water on cloth, then washed hands with body soap & used hand to clean private area. Could black stuff get to or have harmed baby? 31 weeks pregnant

Cleaned black stuff off window sill in shower with water on cloth, then washed hands with body soap & used hand to clean private area. Could black stuff get to or have harmed baby? 31 weeks pregnant

Mold: The only way mold could harm you or your baby --- would be --- if you breathe it in. Contact ( touch) doesn't make it invade our body through skin--- esp after you wash hands ...Read more

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Can you wash mercury out of clothes? Can you wash it off of hands?

Can you wash mercury out of clothes? Can you wash it off of hands?

Skin yes, clothes no: Washing the exposed skin with soap and water should remove any residual liquid mercury. Most procedures recommend removing and and double-bagging contaminated clothing and personal belongings, but not about washing them. ...Read more

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3rd hand smoke is the smoke/chemicals stuck to skin/clothes so when my face is on my bf the nicotine particles r hunna get on my skin &givemewrinkles?

3rd hand smoke is the smoke/chemicals stuck to skin/clothes so when my face is on my bf the nicotine particles r hunna get on my skin &givemewrinkles?

Very unlikely: The wrinkles come from the reduction of blood flow to facial muscles, which occurs secondary to the nicotine effects on the arteries. From within the body, not much from skin contact. Just don't start smoking with him. ...Read more

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Please help? Is the smoke on peoples clothes just as bad as second hand smoke and what about visiting homes of smokers?

Please help? Is the smoke on peoples clothes just as bad as second hand smoke and what about visiting homes of smokers?

It's not generally: As bad, except perhaps in young children, especially if they are just wearing a diaper and have a lot of exposed skin. The problems of smoke on walls, furniture and clothing has only recently been described, and there aren't as many studies yet, so we do not have final answers. But it is certainly not as bad for most people as breathing in the side-stream and leftover smoke of people smoking. ...Read more

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Does radiation stay on your skin and clothes?Can you wash it off by washing your hands?If it is from household items that could be radioactive?Explain

Does radiation stay on your skin and clothes?Can you wash it off by washing your hands?If it is from household items that could be radioactive?Explain

Radiation Exposure: If you think you have been exposed to radiation, you should see a physician. Most people should not be exposed to radiation in their day to day lives, apart from the normal radiation that everyone is exposed to or from medical procedures. ...Read more

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