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I had a molar extracted a week ago I've been rinsing with salt water when can I start using Listerine?

I had a molar extracted a week ago I've been rinsing with salt water when can I start using Listerine?

Dilute the Mouthwash: You should be able to start using mouthwash at this point in time. However, I would suggest diluting it and using 1/2 warm water and 1/2 mouthwash. ...Read more

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Will gargling with salt water irritate acid reflux?

Will gargling with salt water irritate acid reflux?

No, it could help.: Gargling with salt water shouldn't aggravate acid reflux. It could actually help by alleviating some of the inflammation in the the back of the throat and mouth that is brought on when acid travels up from the stomach. Happy gargling! cheers! ...Read more

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Could salt water from ocean or even the beach irritate throat? Only hurts on right side of throat.

Could salt water from ocean or even the beach irritate throat? Only hurts on right side of throat.

Not likely the salt: Ocean water & sea air have other things than salt that might irritate, but a moderate strength salt water solution gargle is actually soothing for many sore throats. If it is more than mildly painful, you might want to visit a physician for a rx. Strep throat is good to rule out or treat. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is rinsing with salt water good?

Why is rinsing with salt water good?

Good cleanser: Rinsing with salt water is a good cleanser. It is soothing and gentle to oral tissues. ...Read more

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Is salt water good for cuts and scraps?

Is salt water good for cuts and scraps?

Clean with water: wash with clean water, dry and apply a simple antibiotic cream will be better, simpler and less stinging ...Read more

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How many times can u do hot salt water ?

How many times can u do hot salt water ?

For what?: I don't understand your question. What are you using it for? and where? Ask again, with more details please. ...Read more

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Why does salt water cause vision to be blurry?

Why does salt water cause vision to be blurry?

Refractive index: The easiest explanation is that human eyes are "built" to work in air. Water bends light waves more than air does, and our eyes need a layer of air in front of them in order to focus. That its why a pair of goggles helps you see under water. ...Read more