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Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

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Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

Hi,

I'm currently staying in a 5* Marriott in Pune. I usually brush my teeth with bottled water. This morning I got distracted and started using tap water instead. I think I only rinsed the brush under tap water and started brushing for a few seconds.

As soon as I realised this, I rinsed my mouth and the brush with bottled water.

I'm now worried I'll be getting sick on the last day of my trip!

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1. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

I think you will live:)

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2. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

I will survive for sure... just worried about diarrhoea and vomiting!

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3. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

You will be fine, as long as you don't take water inside its fine.

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4. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

You will be fine as the water used in 5* hotels are also purified, still if you feeling uncomfortable then take same antibiotics

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5. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

I wouldn't worry, I did that many times in India because I forgot about the water but never had a problem.

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6. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

its a good idea NOT to do it but so long as you didnt swallow any you will be ok

its so easy to forget but in a five star you will have no probs....

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7. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

don't worry at all! i have been to india 3 times and i always rinse my brush with the sink or well water all the time! this includes in villages and remote areas, not 5 star resorts! unless you have a very compromised immune system you will be fine.

Jo

Edited: 6:51 am, December 06, 2013
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8. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

It's been almost an year. Hope you are alive. Concerns.

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9. Re: Accidentally started to brush my teeth with tap water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9fXuWrkhn0

check for info

for tarter and plaque it's better to visit the dentist, also a correct brushing movement can help

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