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can steam bath or sauna reduce creatinine level

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Dr. Julien Fahed
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: It is a very high number and it might get a little bit better on its own. But i. General, people with high creatinine that cannot be brought back down ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: It is healthy. Personal choice if you want to do that.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not recommended.: It is not recommended for pregnant women to use a sauna, steam room, or hot tub/jacuzzi. Would recommend waiting until after delivery.
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Sauna/steam: If you have svt you should avoid both saunas and steam baths or situations which cause excess e sweating which increases your loss of fluids which can ... Read More
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Dr. answered
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Yes, can do: The common cause of high body temperature is fever, generated by the body as part of the immune response to infection. Cold water can be used to help ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Your body core temperature is regulated closely and you'd know you're becoming seriously ill from the heat before your brain is in danger.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Hot shower: Hot shower causes dilation of blood vessels and is unlikely to cause blood pressure to rise.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Baths-No: I suggest stopping all meds and consulting with your treating physician. Cold baths will cool you off- that's all.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: There is no known cure for Ebola virus
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Warm baths: Cold baths may be a shock to the system therefore warm baths are recommended.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: The treatment for heat exhaustion or its more serious next stage, heat stroke, is rapid cooling. Immersion in ice water is an effective treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soemtimes: Although other times a warm shower can make strong contractions go away.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Having blood drawn from you should not change your levels in any way.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
No: Prostate problems cannot be relieved by enemas. I would recommend that you consult with a local urologist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe: The heat of the bath could be more detrimental if you have a heart condition, so don't over do it. The salts are safe. Discuss magnesium replacement ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Steam rooms are usually relaxing environments and (from an alternative health perspective) can be helpful by promoting the body to release toxins and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise: Deep breathing exercises and well as aerobic exercise will help you feel better and tune up your lung function. Avoid smoking anything and if allergi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Do yourself a favor. Tend to your hygiene and get some drug treatment.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Always: Heat should result in raised heart rate.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: As long as it does not burn the skin.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
Protection from what: Best i recommend coconut oil to your hair before and after exposure.

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