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How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

How soon can I take a hot bath or jacuzzi after giving birth?

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 of bacteria and the maintenance can not be assured. ...Read more

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I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

I have an inflamed anus due to prostatitis.I been told to take a sitz bath. I now have jacuzzi   that i sat in for 15 minutes. How hot can the water be? Is 101 too hot?

It's fine: Hot baths are a good idea for this problem. 101° is not typically too hot and permissible. Most people seem to shoot for baths around 102° to 104°. Anything beyond this becomes pretty uncomfortable. Let comfort direct what you do. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Why do I have a hard time breathing hot air under a blanket, in a car with the heater on, or when chest is submerged in hot water (jacuzzi or bath)?

Sometimes humidity: Generally this may have to do with the water tension in the air. So hot dry air or hot moist air can be more difficult to breath in for some people. Typically patients with breathing problems (asthma, emphysema) do better with warm moist air (but not hot). Try saline nasal spray before entering the hot or dry environments. ...Read more

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When can I take a bath?

Bath: If you wanted to know when you can take a bath after surgery, it is better to ask your surgeon when it is possible to do this. Otherwise, if you just want to know when you can take one, generally it is when you need it. ...Read more

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Where can I take an ice bath in san francisco?

Look elsewhere: This is a site for medical questions to be answered by physicians. If you want travel and tourist information, check a site carrying that type of information. ...Read more