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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Unlikely to be serious: If the baby is free of any symptoms you do not need to worry at all

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Naegleria fowleri: Organism first noted in 1970 . It is a Protozoa which causes the following symptoms: change in taste, smell; headache, fever, nausea, confusion, lac ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Very Very Remote: Possible but very very remote.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
The rare infection: Many people may have antibodies to brain eating amoeba. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and tests.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Really LOW: There have been NO case-reports of Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis caused by Naegleria fowleri in Utah from 1962 until 2016.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Unless your shower water comes untreated from a pond, lake, river, or hot spring. Even then, pretty rare. There have only been 30 cases in the USA s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Decongestant: a decongestant like sudafed can help, so can taking a hot shower and breathing in the steam or breathing in the steam from a cup of tea
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Salt Content: If you pour salt water that is perfectly matched to your body, it would not hurt your nasal tissue. In fact, many people use a saline nasal rinse eve ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Normally not: Normal, healthy people get tapwater up their noses and have no problem from that. Blowing out a little tapwater during a shower is a simple way of cl ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Head cold: With a head cold the nasal membranes do swell and discharge watery mucus. Is your nose running and draining mucus? If not, try warm water nasal irriga ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
We all do this: Everybody washes his or her face, and gets tap water into the eyes, nose, and mouth from time to time. There are no worries about this in the U.S. (an ... Read More
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