Hibiclens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tia, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Has anyone ever used Hibiclens on duck feet. Uses: helps reduce bacteria that potentially can cause disease, for skin wound and general skin cleaning, surgical hand scrub. It is suppose to protect from bacteria for several hours after using. It says it has fragrance, isopropyl alcohol, purified water, other ingredients? Bet the alcohol would sting - probably not a good idea. If you have used it let me know.
     
  2. Willowbrook

    Willowbrook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dec 7, 2008
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    Tia,

    Hibiclens would be perfectly safe to use on duck's feet. It is in the same category of a surgical scrub, anti-microbial product. It is packaged as a product for humans, but is very similar to an animal product known as Nolvasan.

    I have personally used Hibiclens on my own body as prescribed by my doctor for a skin issue. There is no stinging whatsoever because of the alcohol content. Again, even Nolvasan has alcohol in it.

    If you have it, I would use it. If you are only thinking about buying it then I would go for Nolvasan Surgical Scrub which, I believe, will be more cost effective. It can be purchased at an animal supply store or on line.

    Good luck!

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  3. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Valdez, Alaska
    Thank you. I will use it today. I didn't want to make things worse, but thought it would protect them some more.
     

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