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Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: May get some mild dizziness with heated water.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
?: I shower off all the oily smelly lotions after massages all the time.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Why not?: I don't see why you can't take a shower after massage...
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Sure!
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eran Kessous
21 years experience in Sports Medicine
Either: Whatever you like. I am not aware of any specific advantage or disadvantage of shower temperature.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
Cold: It definitely feels better.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
It depends.....: On what kind of surgery you had. Hand surgery - right away! ask you doctor.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Washburn
19 years experience in Family Medicine
36-48 hours: Most surgeons would be okay with showering 36-48 hours post-op so long as the water is soapy and the wound is not being soaked.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Sorry it didn't help: A nice warm bath is a good idea to help deal with many unpleasant symptoms: ease pain, aid sleep, reduce stress, help a cold (steam)...but I don't thi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: transmitted from a bite of an infected animal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washing away blood: Your period is not 'stopping'. You are washing away the blood.
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
After 6 week check : Unless you had a supracervical hysterectomy, i usually tell my patients to do no more than a sitz bath (2-3inches of water) until I have inspected the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Wound cleansing: It is important that a wound be well cleaned - so yes, it can be part of the initial healing process.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
Why not?: Do not see a reason not to.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: A deep tissue massage can often leave your muscles feeling a little sore. A warm bath or shower can help relieve this discomfort. The most important ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: There are a few limitations after acupuncture but showering is not one. I have my patients not do any strenuous exercise, consume alcohol, consume lot ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sounds fine.: Enjoy your pet.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Sciatica: Sciatica can be caused from a variety of conditions. Most commonly, a ruptured disc causes impingement of the nerve root. Patients with diabetes are s ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Shower Whenever.: No, but it sounds like the best excuse I've heard yet for not wanting to take a shower or bath. It seems to me that the sooner you get the sweaty, sti ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: 4 weeks minimum for the womb to close and as long as it takes for any incision or stitches to be closed. Jacuzzi or hot tubes frequently carry a lot ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vipul Patel
24 years experience in Dentistry
Cold: Ice pack 15 minutes on and 15 minutes off
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
After: It will keep water in amd you decrease chances of accident of slipping on oil.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends where u are?: After hot shower muscles, body is relaxed, blood vessels open.If u go out in winter . You better dress up well not yo loose all body heat by conductio ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Viquar Khan mundozie
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Both: Very important you stretch before and after exercise/ run. Hope this helps.

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