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Results 1 - 20 of 55 for "CHLORHEXIDINE". 

  1. Mouth Care

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    (Soak metal dentures in chlorhexidine solution.) If you have a high risk of developing mouth problems (for example, if you have radiotherapy to the head or neck), it is best to increase...

  2. Blood Cultures

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    Alcoholic chlorhexidine solutions have been shown to reduce blood culture false positives compared with aqueous povidone-iodine. [ 1 ] The most common contaminants include Staphylococcus...

  3. Mouth Ulcers

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    Some medicines may ease your symptoms from the mouth ulcers Chlorhexidine mouthwash (Corsodyl® or Chlorohex®) may reduce the pain. It may also help ulcers to heal more quick...

  4. Dental Plaque and Gum Disease

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    If you are advised to use it you should rinse your mouth well with water between brushing your teeth and using chlorhexidine. This is because some ingredients in toothpaste can inactivate ...

  5. Primary Cold Sore Infection

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    If it is too painful to clean your teeth, chlorhexidine mouthwash (brand name Corsodyl® or Chlorohex®) can be used in place of brushing. It may help adults or children old enough to...

  6. Boils and Carbuncles

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    Extraneous sources of infection Eradication of nasal carriage of staphylococci can be achieved with a cream of chlorhexidine with neomycin (Naseptin®) applied to the nostrils four ...

  7. Halitosis

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    Improve oral hygiene by professional and patient-administered tooth cleaning. [ 1 ] Regular atraumatic tongue cleaning. [ 12 ] Regular use of antimicrobial toothpastes and mouthwashes, such as...

  8. Erythema Multiforme

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    Dilute antiseptics, such as chlorhexidine, may help to prevent secondary infection. Lubricating drops for the eyes may be required.

  9. Postpartum Endometritis

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    Routine vaginal cleansing with chlorhexidine during vaginal delivery.

  10. Pathogenic Free-living Amoeba

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    Topical chlorhexidine and ketoconazole are also used in addition to systemic therapies. Prognosis : 76% mortality is associated with skin disease alone.

  11. Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

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    Alternative preparations such as chlorhexidine and neomycin cream (Naseptin®) should be considered if infection persists after two courses of mupirocin or if swabs confirm mupirocin resi...

  12. Bad Breath (Halitosis)

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    These include chlorhexidine, cetylpyridinium chloride, chlorine dioxide, zinc chloride and triclosan. The various mouthwashes that you can buy usually contain one or more of these ingredients...

  13. PVL-positive Staphylococcus Aureus

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    Body Use chlorhexidine 4% body wash or shampoo or triclosan 1-2%. Use daily as liquid soap in the bath, shower or bowl for five days.

  14. Cold Injury

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    Allow passive thawing if rapid re-warming is not possible. Add chlorhexidine or povidone iodine to the water used for re-warming where available. Give ibuprofen and other pain medication -...

  15. Prevention of Infective Endocarditis

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    Even the use of chlorhexidine mouthwashes is no longer recommended. Endocarditis prophylaxis for non-dental procedures This was considered the most important form of prophylaxis and a c...

  16. Nosebleed (Epistaxis)

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    Topical application with 0.5% neomycin + 0.1% chlorhexidine cream or with Vaseline® petroleum jelly are alternative topical treatments [ 3 ] .

  17. Folliculitis

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    Products containing chlorhexidine (for example, Hibiscrub® 4% solution or Hydrex® 4% surgical scrub) or Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate®) are suitable.

  18. Problems in the Mouth

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    Topical benzydamine, which may be helpful for pain relief. Chlorhexidine mouthwash, which should minimise secondary infection. Lip barrier preparations (eg, Vaseline®) can be helpf...

  19. Some Dental and Periodontal Diseases

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    However, in the interim, advise good oral hygiene (see 'Oral healthcare', below) and use of antiseptic mouthwashes (eg, chlorhexidine or hexetidine). This is also an opportunity to ad...

  20. Oral Ulceration

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    May accelerate the healing of recurrent aphthae. Chlorhexidine - this is the mouthwash of choice for aphthous ulcers. It is also useful in the treatment of denture stomatitis and as prophy...