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Which Is Good To Clean The Wound Betadine Or Dettol Antisepticu
If I use antiseptic like savlon antiseptic cream for impetigo, is there any possibility that the bacteria will develop resistance to the antiseptic?
No: As you will use the cream there is no development of a resistance . ...Read more
Is it advisable to use Saline Solution to clean the wound before apply Povidone Iodine or apply Povidone Iodine straight?
No dettol is toxic: and I would not use it. The same applies to septor. ...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
Antibacterial soap: The h1n1 flu outbreak of 2009 and 2010 led to further concern about transmitting germs. An increased focus on hand washing led to many people finding security in antibacterial soaps; however, research by the cdc found that the soap's antibiotic was no better at killing germs than regular hand soaps. ...Read more
Wound healing: In the wound care world, we do not like air exposure. One of the foundations is moist healing of a wound using the best product that you can. 'best' depends on where the wound is located and what type of drainage in coming from the wound. Your local wound center should be able to assist you with the correct product. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How to keep mouth wound clean? Is the best way to keep it clean (is it the same as with canker sores, using salt water?
What is the best soap to use for a fresh clean vagina without disturbing the PH balance?? Dial soap is too harsh for me.
Any without ..: Color or perfumes added. That being said you should only be using it to clean the outside of the vagina, the folds of the labia. You should not be inserting soap inside the vagina. There is no need to and it can cause significant irritation. The vagina cleans itself and any "cleaner/douche" shouldn't be used internally as it can cause problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What if you put antiseptic like dettol in your bathing water and use the water to wash you vagina, will it be infectous?
I would be concerned: That dettol liquid antiseptic /disinfectant could cause irritation and change vaginal ph. ...Read more
After extensive cryotherapy in the perianal area, is it ok to use polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin)?
Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): It should be.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wound care: Gently wash the area with mild soap & warm water; rinse; pat dry; apply clean dressing if one was present (ideally, antibiotic ointment, non-stick dressing, topper gauze/tube gauze if available & appropriate to the wound site). Watch for signs of infection: heat, redness, increased pain, pus, separation of wound edges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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