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Urgent advice please, accidentally used cleaning liquid as mouth wash

(9 Posts)
3littlebadgers Mon 29-Aug-16 20:22:17

Just that really, and I bf.

I realised pretty quickly my mistake and spat it out and spent a good 5 mins or so rinsing and re rinsing my mouth. I didn't swallow any, but swallowed a tiny bit of water when I was trying to gargle the stuff away.

My tongue feels prickly and I still have the taste quite strongly in my mouth.

What should I do?

Is it safe to bf?

3littlebadgers Mon 29-Aug-16 20:24:54

It was detox lavender and orange oil. Not suitable for personal bathing.

3littlebadgers Mon 29-Aug-16 20:25:20

Detol not detox!

SpuriouserAndSpuriouser Mon 29-Aug-16 20:29:39

I would ring OOH if I were you OP. You'll probably be fine but I think you should be checked. Take the bottle with you if you have to go in.

cestlavielife Mon 29-Aug-16 20:31:00

You will be fine. Drink lots water.

ToxicLadybird Mon 29-Aug-16 20:44:39

DH, a chemistry prof, says the active ingredient isn't particularly toxic to humans but you should seek medical advice and take the packet with you. Alternatively Dettol have an advice line you could ring: 03330 05345.

OhTheRoses Mon 29-Aug-16 20:47:31

It's the baby brain. Hope it's all getting better in spite of the swig. Often think of you and hope you are ok. chocolate

ToxicLadybird Mon 29-Aug-16 20:47:36

Oops that should be

0333 2 005 345


0845 7697079

3littlebadgers Mon 29-Aug-16 21:09:13

Thanks all, just got off the phone to 111 and I just need to keep rinsing, the nurse said I should be fine to bf.

I feel like a right muppet! I moved the stuff from the bottom shelf to on top of the medicine cabinet today as the baby has started crawling! And just grabbed the wrong bottle without thinking blush

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