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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
recommends that you wear disposable gloves when cleaning up diarrhea or other
body fluids. You may wear reusable rubber gloves if you wash them after each
use. If you don't have gloves, be sure to wash your hands thoroughly with soap
and water when you are finished.
To clean up diarrhea from
skin, such as your baby's bottom:
To clean up diarrhea from soiled linens or clothes:
To clean up diarrhea from hard surfaces, such as a toilet seat or bathroom floor:
February 21, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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