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What to clean rectal thermomater? -I don't have rubbing alcohol at the moment.

I don't have rubbing alcohol on hand at the moment. Will warm water and soap be okay? Or is there anything else I can possibly use to fully clean it.

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Asked by MrsPilat at 3:53 PM on Oct. 23, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • soap and water

    Answer by Shines3 at 3:54 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Thank you for responding so quickly.

    Comment by MrsPilat (original poster) at 3:54 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Im guessing any antibacterial will work. But remember to really rinse it well. Why are you using a rectal thermometer if you dont mind me asking. I realize they are most accurate but they are very dangerous.

    Answer by martinmommy26 at 3:56 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • They are the most accurate, I am very careful. Thank you!

    Comment by MrsPilat (original poster) at 3:56 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Soap and water - and I hope you know that once a thermometer is used rectally it should never ever under any circumstance be used any other way but rectally by the one and only child it's been used rectally for before!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:09 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • hot water and soap

    Answer by MommySwiggles at 7:46 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

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