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My girlfriend doesn't like to wear nylons or pantyhose because she says it makes her feet so hot.?
Your question is?: Please clarify what you are asking. Thanks. ...Read more
Foot odor: Comes from the interaction between sweat and shoe material, and can also come from certain infections, fungal or bacterial. Rather than focus on how to hide or treat the odor, you need to find out what's causing it. Bring your feet to a podiatrist who will be able to tell you why you have this odor and treat the cause, not just the symptom. Good luck! ...Read more
Has nylons heard of artery empolization for the prostrate I take doxazosin but it doesn't shrink the prostrate and I looking at gee light laser surger?
Very new: Embolization of Prostate is not real new but not yet the best choice for BPH. Green light laser is top surgery for benign enlargement . Has your doc recommended Flomax, Proscar, Jayln, Avadart the more specific pills for BPH. Doxazosin is an oldie but goodie but the newer ones could be tried before surgery of any type ...Read more
What are the symptoms to look out for if my kid inhaled small piece of plastic / nylon bag ? I'm not sure if he did
Aspiration: Aspiration pneumonia can occur after inhaling liquids or small foreign bodies. Symptoms would include persistent cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, wheezing, abnormal sputum, etc. Presence of these symptoms should prompt a visit to a doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burns: Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend. In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin.... ...Read more
For firefighters...: Seems somewhere i saw this asked in relation to being a firefighter. Synthetics should not be worn under turnout gear as they can melt at high temperatures and often do not breathe as well as cotton or a blend. In high temperature situations if the material next to the skin does not breathe sweat can build up and become steam and burn the skin...If this doesn't answer question, be more specific. ...Read more
Possibly: Both nylon and spandex are polymer fibers that are unrelated to natural latex, and by themselves should not causes a reaction in latex-sensitive individuals (people can develop a sensitivity to some of the chemicals used in their manufacture). However, some fabrics may include latex threads in addition to spandex fibers, and this may or may not be listed. Contact the manufacturer to be sure. ...Read more
It's best to let it: Fall off naturally over time. Check w/your surgeon re; info on soaking the area or using wet compresses. I'm assuming you made a mistake and aren't a female as it shows above -- or your surgeon would have had to be very farsighted. ...Read more