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What To Do If A Kid Drinks Dish Soap
Do you have to do anything if a child that swallows a spoonful of hair shampoo and/or conditioner?
Call Poison Control: For any accidental overdose or ingestion of toxic substances call poison control immediately. Call 1-800-222-1222. This number is for every poison control center in the usa--no matter where you live. Paste this number on your refrigerator or mirror where you can always find it. Kids that accidentally ingest poisons tend to repeat this behavior. Lock up all your medicines & cleaning agents...Now. ...Read more
I bought a gallon of distilled water. I'm gonna use it to wash my hair with. Do I need to refrigerate it after opening or is it ok to sit out?
Should not need to: You can refrigerate the water but I don't see any reason that you would need to. ...Read more
I use johnson and johnson baby wash or sometimes magic baby wash. Is it ok to use it as my body wash? Or do I need something strong? Since i'm a adult
Fine to use baby pro: You may use baby products. Usually baby products have less perfumes and scents and are generally less allergenic. ...Read more
Is there a proper way to store chicken livers as to not get sick? My friend has his container in a plastic bag. I've had to touch that bag to put food away. I don't want to catch anything.
Keep in bag: Chicken products should be kept in a plastic bag until the meat is cooked. Uncooked chicken can carry bacteria that can cause illness, especially intestinal illnesses. If you touch uncooked chicken, wash your hands with soap and water. Surfaces that come into contact with the chicken should be treated with an antibacterial cleaner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a bar of soap or liquid handwash kill all bacteria on hands or do you have to use antibacterial soap to do that? Which is better?
Antibacterial soap: is probably better,but not by muchGet a more detailed answer ›
See your doctor: Baking soda has no nutritional value but one serving which is one teaspoon can contain 1260 mg of sodium. So your body may be lacking in salt. You should see a doctor for tests to see if you do have low sodium in your blood. Some people do have disorders of eating substances like clay, chalk, ice, etc. You should also see a psychiatrist if it continues and you have no lab abnormalities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I know of no reason why not. ...Read more
Can I add a dash of vanilla extract to my 6 month old's oatmeal if I make sure to "cook" the alcohol out?
Why ever ????: Please never infer adult ideas about taste to an infant. Such additives have no food value and can trigger allergic reactions. Babies have a limited sense of taste which you can understand if you ever tried any of the usual baby formulas. Tastes like chalk water to me. Babies are not little adults and early feeding is just a training stage to get them to table foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: 1/2 cup to full tub of water soak for 10 minutes. Do 2 to 3 times a week. ...Read more
Lactose = milk sugar: The university of rochester medical center pediatric nutrition web page has a long list of lactose-free foods (plus things to avoid): www.Urmc.Rochester.Edu/childrens-hospital/nutrition/lactose-free.Cfm lactose intolerant persons (over age 3 years) can always take lactaid chewables or tablets with any meals or snacks that contain lactose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it enough to just wash your face with lukewarm water twice a day, or do you have to use face wash/gel/scrub?
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