The water in my town has been contaminated with E-coli, and we're still under a boil water advisory. No tap water for cooking, drinking, brushing teeth. We can take showers as long as we are careful about not ingesting any water, but not baths because there are other places besides the mouth where water can get into the body. I have questions, but there's been nobody to call, since it's the Fourth of July and government offices are closed, so I was hoping someone would know about this or know where I could find information.
I had an episode of violent diarrhea a while ago and some abdominal cramps, but now that's all subsided. If I have E-coli, will it go away if it isn't too bad or will I need to see a doctor? Maybe it's just a tummy bug. Nobody else in the house has had any problems.
If I use my dishwasher on the hot setting, is the hot water and soap enough to kill anthing on the dishes?
If I forgot about not using the faucet and washed my hands with antibacterial soap before making my daughter a waffle, will the waffle be okay?
Answer by staciandababy at 3:18 AM on Jul. 5, 2013
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Answer by staciandababy at 3:22 AM on Jul. 5, 2013
Here's the CDC website on e-coli. Hope that helps. Keep us posted on how you're doing.
Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:35 AM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by figaro8895 at 12:16 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
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