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How to sterilize the human intestine using a safe method?

I want to know how can one sterilize their intestine (both small/large) and what are the consequences.
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Why isn't clorhexidine gluconate used among humans?

It is used for non-human animals, but as far as I have read it is not used among people. Are there exceptions?
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When dettol turns white, what does it indicate

Sometimes when I bathe or clean wounds with dettol, It upon contact turns white almost instantaneously. Does it mean there's some kind of microbes or something ?. If so what causes it it turn white ?
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What to do after being exposed to someone with the flu/cold

If I spent 45 minutes in a car with closed windows with someone that had a cold/flu, what would I have to do immediately after exiting the vehicle to reduce and if possible eliminate the chance of ...
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In which order to disinfect/wash your hands after going to the toilet in a hospital?

In hospitals, they encourage (and sometimes require) visitors to disinfect their hands. Public bathrooms provide disinfection next to the soap. After going to the toilet, should visitors wash and ...
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In which order to put on a mask, a gown and to disinfect when visiting a hospital patient?

I’m daily visiting a patient in a hospital who has a high risk of infection. Before entering her room, I’m required to put on a gown and a face mask, and to disinfect my hands. The gowns and masks ...