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Used tap water and soap to clean netipot, but then put in microwave to "disinfect" as per instructions. Would this kill bacteria from the tap water?

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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
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Hi, Thank you for your question.
I use a neti-pot and have been using only tap water to clean it. I have been using it for years with no problems. Be careful with the soap. Make sure it is completely clear of soap otherwise it will burn your nasal passage. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M

In brief: Possible

Hi, Thank you for your question.
I use a neti-pot and have been using only tap water to clean it. I have been using it for years with no problems. Be careful with the soap. Make sure it is completely clear of soap otherwise it will burn your nasal passage. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M
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