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Is it true that brushing your teeth with carbonated water could be a good way to avoid hepatitis a?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Tap water has HepA?
If a person, especially in developing countries, thinks the tap water or well water is contaminated, then using bottled mineral water is safer. One can also boil water daily, and use it for drinking and brushing teeth.
Of course, one can catch hepa from contaminated undercooked or uncooked foods, plus from touching contaminated surfaces and then accidentally transferring virus from hands to mouth.

In brief: Tap water has HepA?
If a person, especially in developing countries, thinks the tap water or well water is contaminated, then using bottled mineral water is safer. One can also boil water daily, and use it for drinking and brushing teeth.
Of course, one can catch hepa from contaminated undercooked or uncooked foods, plus from touching contaminated surfaces and then accidentally transferring virus from hands to mouth.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
In brief: Water supply
The carbonated water should work as well as any other clean water source.
It's just a safe alternative water source when in places that have water supply contaminated with fecal material. Get vaccine before you go. Other stuff like e. Coli and parasites may be in water so be careful.

In brief: Water supply
The carbonated water should work as well as any other clean water source.
It's just a safe alternative water source when in places that have water supply contaminated with fecal material. Get vaccine before you go. Other stuff like e. Coli and parasites may be in water so be careful.
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