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is it ok to sleep on wet hair

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: If you don't mind a damp pillow.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Its generally not a good idea, as it may predispose you to get hypothermia rarely or catch a cold perhaps etc.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Scalp itch: wet dries out and may be overdrying so skin gets dehydrated and itches
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
I don't think it is: Obviously your pillow gets wet and if your room is cold your head will feel colder, but from a specific health perspective i can't think of any other ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Large heat loss: A relatively high percentage of your circulation goes to your scalp. Thus a scalp that stays wet from wet hair loses a great deal of heat energy. In a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Wet hair: I would not recommend it. It can cause damage hair, poor hair growth due to risk of bacterial and fungal scalp infections.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No: No.Just don't get chilled. There is supposed to be a BUN in the oven, not in the freezer.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
22 years experience Family Medicine
NO PROBLEM: I don't see any reason why you cannot wash your hair while menstruating.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Naddelman
23 years experience Pediatrics
No: Babies should be placed in the crib, on their backs, with no blankets, stuffed animals, or other items in the crib. Babies should always be put down ... Read More
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Dr. Sue Hall
Dr. Sue Hall answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is never safe to let your baby sleep unattended on the couch. The baby may roll off unexpectedly, and the couch is usually soft which is a risk fa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
It's OK: Putting baby to sleep on belly was recommended according to an old research which showed chance of baby choking on their saliva. It has been proved in ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Hair Loss: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
What?: Harmful long term....Likely no. Totally disgusting....No question!
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I think it ..: ... should be fine. Apparently there are some reported ill effects when young boys use lavender oil...it may promote breast growth! But if it doesn't ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gibrham Rodriguez
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably yes: Are you allergic to honey? Otherwise , I don't find a reason why you couldn't use a shampoo that contains honey extract while pregnant. Is your conce ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Celia Remy
23 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Vaseline not harmful: Vaseline is petrolium jelly and is not harmful for the hair or face. Most consider it a moisturizer, because it traps moisture from escaping from the ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Arca
Specializes in Pediatrics
6 months: Putting safety as the priority here, babies are safest sleeping in the same room with mom up until 6 months old. Whether that is in a crib or a bedsid ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Dog out of Bed: The easiest answer to this problem is to have your dog sleep on the floor instead of in your bed. Dog saliva is full of bacteria and you really don't ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Olive Oil is better: taken internally than put on your hair. If your doc is ok w/this, you can take 3 tablespoons daily. This can help your skin as well as hair. Better ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
It : It is completely ok to shower during your period. Showering does not cause any harm. Just wash as you normally would. It is not recommended that you ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
OK if the texture OK: A conditioner is used to change the character of hair--make it smoother, oilier, etcetera. A shampoo is to clean the hair without drying it out. Tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
31 years experience Sleep Medicine
Hypoventilation : If you are overweight it can be related to Obesity Hypoventilation syndrome and this goes hand in hand when you have Sleep Apnea. Many Pulmonary disea ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Careful : Use low to medium heat too much heat for too long will damage the hair.
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