Hand sanitizers are getting so popular that you can now buy them in pharmacies and even online.
But the products aren’t always safe to use.
We want to make sure you get the right one for your particular health condition.
Here’s what to know about hand sanitiser and what you need to know before you buy it.
What are hand sanifiers?
Hand sanitizes are a common, widely used way of treating bacteria and other infections.
They are often sold in different versions and brands.
Hand sanitisers contain bacteria-fighting ingredients such as glycerin, hydrogen peroxide, sodium hydroxide, and citric acid.
They can be made from many different ingredients, including water, soap, or petroleum-based detergents.
Some hand sanifers contain a chemical that can help prevent or treat bacteria.
What are disinfecting wipes?
Disinfecting wipes contain chlorine dioxide, sodium sulfate, or some other disinfectant, which disinfects the area.
They can be sold in the same or different sizes.
They’re also commonly used in conjunction with hand sanitaria.
Disinfection wipes are also used in hand sanitisers.
Disposable hand sanits are used to help wipe down surfaces and clean surfaces from hands.
They come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colours.
They come in different sizes, shape, and colour.
Dispose of hand wipes and disinfectant wipes separately.
How to use hand saniserIf you have a cold, a sore throat, or a sore or infected area, your doctor can give you a hand saniter to treat the infection.
The medicine is usually given by mouth.
If you’re not feeling well, your GP can prescribe a hand wipe or disinfectant to treat a sore hand.
The amount of medicine you need can vary depending on your symptoms.
If your hand has a red, green, or purple rash or swelling, your health care team may suggest giving you a different hand sanitor.
A hand sanifier can help stop your infection.
Hand wipes may not be safe for everyone.
Some people have sensitive skin or mucous membranes.
You should always tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family have any symptoms of infection, including: a red, swollen, or swollen rash or blister that gets worse or starts to itch at the same time as the rash or the soreness.
A red, red, or red rash or soreness on your hands, hands, feet, or hands, which lasts more than 2 weeks.
Your sore or inflamed hands.
A fever that rises to 103.4 degrees Celsius or higher, accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
If you or a family member have: sore, red bumps or tenderness on the skin on your palms, soles, fingers, or soles of your feet, soled feet, fingers and soles on your feet or soled palms, or on your soles and feet on your heels.
If the rash appears more frequently, or lasts longer than 2 days, your healthcare team may recommend a hand wipes to treat it.
If your rash does not disappear within 3 days, you may be prescribed a hand wash to treat your sore.
Your healthcare team will ask you to use a hand cleaner or disinfection product before using a hand wiping, or before touching your hands with a hand scrubber or hand soap.
Your healthcare team also may suggest that you use a different type of hand scrubbers or hand sanitary pads.
Hand pads are available in a range of sizes and colours, depending on the size of your hands and your size of the pad.
They usually have a plastic cover.
They may also be made of silicone, polypropylene, or polystyrene.
How do I wash my hands?
Hand wash only: Use warm water.
Do not use detergent.
Use soap and warm water until your hands are soft and damp.
Avoid soap on the inside of the hands.
Do not use a scrubber.
Wash your hands in hot water and gentle soap.
Do NOT scrub or rinse the hands, as this may irritate your skin and make your hands more vulnerable to bacteria.
Hand scrub:Wash hands with warm water and soap.
If soap is used on the hands to scrub them, you should also use warm water to rinse off any soap residue.
Do NOT scrub the hands with soap on them.
Use a soap sponge or hand brush to gently wipe down the area and pat dry.
Do Not use a towel to wipe down your hands.
If you’re using a towel or hand scrub, wipe down only the area that’s wet.
Wipe down only your palms and soled hands, with the sponge or brush, and leave the rest of the area dry.
Do Not apply a moisturiser or a facial moisturiser on your skin.
Use hand sanitation:Use soap, warm water, and a hand towel to thoroughly clean your hands of hand debris.