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To actually wash : Stuff off of hands- soap and water. The hand sanitizer just kills germs - it isn't designed for removing gunk off of hands. ...Read more
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
Yes: Assuming detergent is added and the wash is dried in a drier. ...Read more
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
Depends: I think both are adequate as long as they are done correctly. I am not sure there has been a lot of studies in this area but I do know that soap and water is better for one particular bacteria called C. dificile- the main things are time and contact so that the whole hand gets covered and the rubbing helps get bacteria off the hands ...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
Accidentally touch toilet water wif bare hands.Wash wif soap,30min later wash 2 times wif water.2hrs later wash wif soap,took off lens.Eye Infections?
Soap: Regular soaps attach to oils that germs cling to. Hydrophilic/ hydrophobic. This allows the oil and germ to be flushed away with water. If you use only water - you would have to rely on rubbing motion to remove the germs that are flushed with water. ...Read more
No not a good idea: It is not a good idea as soap even dov can dry your scalp.Use a shampoo for your kind of hair oily or dry. ...Read more
OUCH! : That type of hand sanitizer is 63% ethyl alcohol or ethanol. Ethanol is the same alcohol found in spirits and liquors and beer and wine. It will sting and probably used sparingly will not harm a very superficial cut but id keep it out of deep cuts.Gentle washing with soap and water is effective. It also contains water, isopropyl alcohol, glycerin, carbomer, fragrance, aminomethyl propanol, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer