Doctor insights on:
Diseases (virus, parasite, etc) you can catch from using a communal sink (to brush teeth) and toilet?-water-splash-borne, air-borne, touching surface?
Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?
No to all: During the bad years when there was no treatment, not a single household contact became infected except by sex or needle sharing. Stop worrying -- it's as uninformed as worrying about getting a woman pregnant by sharing a swimming pool. I am sorry anyone troubled you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Dr Pest Control: Most likely benign, but need better description. Call a pest control company. ...Read more
Only if the enamel..: ...Is in itself toxic. Oaxacan pottery, from mexico, is a famous offender. ...Read more
Ears pierced w/piercing gun & sterile studs in sealed box. parts of gun that touches skin wiped w/ alcohol, h2o, Benzethonium chloride solution. HIV?
Job, clean houses.Use toilet cleaner with hydrochloric acid along with 4 other cleaners in the bathrooms. I clean 12 rooms aday.Should i wear mask?
Msds sheets : Osha requires that all employers provide msds sheets on all the products that are used. Please review these sheets and make appropriate choices. Any on the job injuries may be grounds for a workers comp case. ...Read more
Is it enough to clean my grooming tools(nail clippers, scissors etc.)with a paper towel and spray them with some isopropyl or denatured alcohol?
Do a bit better: Please wash your utensils with soap and water and then soak in alcohol. It is preferable to get the sanitazion formulas from a beauty equipment store and after thoroughly cleaning soaking in that liquid. Do not share utensils with others. Fungal infections come from this behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are raw mushrooms carcinogenic? I often steam them but not always thoroughly cooked & sometimes eat them raw. Also don't peel outer layer only rinse
Probably not: There are minute amounts of agaratine in some mushrooms, mostly removed by cooking.You neglected to identify exactly which type mushroom, and the amount of toxins varies by type. In cannot be known for certain but the risk of cancer seems to be low. Fringe "alternative" con artists claim that mushrooms can treat or prevent cancers. Nonsense. There are thousands of different cancers with different ...Read more
Bleach: Bleach is the strongest whitener.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dental brushes: They should be just don't go to heavy with brushing ...Read more
Can human feces contain tetanus spores? If so, if someone's gums bleed while they brush teeth, will feces particles on toothbrush give them tetanus?
How does one fumigate and irritate?
Im a property housekeeper
I have to clean serious nasty dirty apartments oven cleaners and clorox cleaners mixed
TimeForAngie'sList: You hire someone who knows what they're doing and owns the proper protective equipment (skin, eyes, lungs). Or,read up on that and buy that equipment, otherwise you could do some serious damage to those parts of your body.Or,get someone over to give you an estimate of what would be necessary and then advise you. Or...lower your expectations of what kind of tenant(s) you'll rent to. Be careful!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would 70% isopropyl alcohol be a sufficiently effective cleaner for toilets, plungers and other surfaces contaminated with fecal matter?
Creat strips: There is a difference between crest white strips and dentist supplied whitening: white strips only whiten the areas of the teeth they touch, which is usually the flat parts of the teeth, while tray whitening and in-office whitening reaches between the teeth and into the grooves to whiten all of the visible parts of the teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Read that paper towels contain formaldehyde. Dry my newborns pacifier off with paper towels . Harmful to baby?
Is lysol spray safe to use on clothes fabrics like cotton? I used to disinfect germs. Will it ruin color or fabric?
Don't know: "Using Lysol Safely -Lysol Fabric Mist can be sprayed onto pillows, mattresses and other bedding materials. Allow the bedding to dry completely before contact with skin." Per: http://homeguides.sfgate.com/can-use-lysol-blankets-101504.html ...Read more
Bought some Dynarex Blue Nitrile gloves. Would these be safe to use while washing dishes or handling utensils? The pack says non-sterile. Thanks!
Absolutely: The gloves are to protect your hands when handling hot or dirty utensils. They do not have to be sterile. ...Read more