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Is It Safe To Put Dettol On An Itchy Mole?

I had a mole on the right side of my neck I was itchy so I scratched it the mole came off when I got home my mum put Dettol when we got home I put some Dettol then put some on a band aid and slept with it thinking it would kill the germs and bacteria then in the morning I put some more and then at lunch time now I am putting salvon and alovera
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
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Hi,

I would not recommend to use Dettol and Savlon on the mole as it can lead to irritant contact dermatitis.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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Is It Safe To Put Dettol On An Itchy Mole?

Hi, I would not recommend to use Dettol and Savlon on the mole as it can lead to irritant contact dermatitis. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist