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Family has been sick last two weeks daughter had the flu.

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Family has been sick last two weeks daughter had the flu. Now we all have stomach bug coming out both ends and i feel well enough to clean. but am 8 weeks pregnant so what products should i use saftly to kill all the nasty germs.
Dr. Pfeiffer :

hello

Dr. Pfeiffer :

unfortunately this is the time of year where viral infections are very common.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

the best thing to do is repeated thorough hand washing for your entire family.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

lysol on the common surfaces is completely safe

Dr. Pfeiffer :

wash sheets and linens

Customer:

what about bleach

Dr. Pfeiffer :

as for you being pregnant....it's important for you to stay hydrated

Dr. Pfeiffer :

bleach is perfectly fine

Dr. Pfeiffer :

in the wash or dilute to wash with

Dr. Pfeiffer :

you don't want to mix bleach with any other cleaning chemicals as that can produce a potentially toxic fume.

Customer:

is water ok to rehydrat with

Dr. Pfeiffer :

yes...but you also need to incorporate gatorade or something along that lines to make sure your electrolytes replenish.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

potassium goes with diarrhea....so you need to replace it.

Customer:

thank you

Dr. Pfeiffer :

welcome...

Dr. Pfeiffer :

good luck and take care

Dr. Pfeiffer :

thank you

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