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Bathing (Overview)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama in a thai restaurant).


Bathing (Overview)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama in a thai restaurant).


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How does sun bathing affect your health?

How does sun bathing affect your health?

Sunbathing effect: Going through winter, sometimes lasting 6 months, it is sometimes a strong desire to have sunbathing.

The warmth of the sun takes away tensions and frustration.

Brightness of every thing due to sun feels good and inspires us to look at bright side of life.

Be careful, if you do not have enough Melanin in your skin, you can have sunburn, and possibly Skin cancer. ...Read more

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Bathing (Tip)

Bathing too long with hot water might trigger this. Avoiding trigger is most important. ...See more

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What is the definition or description of: bathing?

What is the definition or description of: bathing?

Soaking in fluid: Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama in a thai restaurant). ...Read more

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I do experience my body eching after I have finished bathing?

I do experience my body eching after I have finished bathing?

A couple of things: 1. Insure that you are using a soap that is not too drying. 2. Insure that water temp is not too hot. 3. Consider applying lotion. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm bathing my 28 day old every other day. Can I start bathing him everyday by now?

I'm bathing my 28 day old every other day. Can I start bathing him everyday by now?

I would: I would do what your pediatrician wants you to do. There's nothing wrong with you continuing what you are doing. ...Read more

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I know someone who refrains from bathing. This person has not showered in months and or years. What health effects can this have?

Very odd: In this day and age. In the 16th century bathing occurred about every 6 months. Head lice was a common affliction and there is some evidence that poor hygiene may result in infections more commonly. I wonder whether he has any friends! ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to sunbath in a bathing suit?

Is it unsafe to sunbath in a bathing suit?

Tiny risk: There is no issue with the bathing suit (although the sun might bleach the color of the suit). Sun exposure produces a tan, considered cosmetically desirable. But it increases the risk of skin cancer later in life. The desire to appear tanned has to be balanced with this risk. The suit makes no difference although it protects the covered parts of the body. ...Read more

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Which soap is good for bathing?

Which soap is good for bathing?

Which soap?: Usually a fragrance-free soap made for sensitive skin, like dove for sensitive skin, aveeno (oatmeal) soap or cetaphil bar do well for any type skin, particularly for dry skin that is easily irritated. Also avoid using washcloths or sponges. ...Read more

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Is sun bathing good when you have a cold?

Sunbathing w cold: Sun bathing is not good at any time. However, if you burn, you are likely to feel even worse than you did with the upper respiratory symptoms alone. ...Read more

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How can I conceal an erection in a bathing suit.?

How can I conceal an erection in a bathing suit.?

Bathing: Wear an athletic supporter and a loose bathing suit. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes by using someone bathing suit?

Can you get herpes by using someone bathing suit?

No risk, no worry: Herpes is not transmitted by shared clothing, towels, toilets, etc. You can find claims about catching it this way, but these are old wives' tales left over from decades ago, before the truth was known about sexual transmission and about the fact that a person can have the first known outbreak many years after being infected sexually. ...Read more

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How to use dermadew lotion befor or after bathing?

How to use dermadew lotion befor or after bathing?

AFTER: Soak in water, apply moisturizer soon after. Nothing magical about Dermadew. There are numerous lubricating lotions. ...Read more

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Is bathing safe for twelve to fifteen month old babies?

Is bathing safe for twelve to fifteen month old babies?

Yes: Baby may enjoy bath time now, splashing, cooing, and playing. Never leave your baby alone in the tub for even a minute. Genital care is often overlooked. Girls need the folds opened to clean away any buildup of creams or debris. Circumcised boys need the foreskin drawn back to expose similar buildups of body secretions or debris that can be gently washed away. ...Read more

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Do doctors do bedside care such as bathing and stuff? Or is that the nurses role?

Do doctors do bedside care such as bathing and stuff? Or is that the nurses role?

If you need home: Health care you doc can prescribe visiting nurses and home health aids to visit and help you. Peace and good health. They have both male & female helpers, females being in greater number. ...Read more

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Does it matter that I can't pull my baby's foreskin back all the way when bathing him?

Does it matter that I can't pull my baby's foreskin back all the way when bathing him?

No: The care of uncircumcised penis in a baby is easy. You leave it alone.
Bathe your baby frequently and cleanse the penis on the outside. No other manipulation is needed as the foreskin will retract on its own over time. The entire process takes many years.
If you forcefully try to retract the foreskin you may cause pain, tears and adhesions latter on. ...Read more

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Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Is dial antibacterial bathing soap safe? I take 3 showers a day and use or excessively.

Dry skin: Dial was the first company to sell antibacterial soap in the us. It is a deodorant soap- it can be quite drying. I would be concerned that your skin would become overly drying if washing this often with this soap. ...Read more

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Was told to avoid taking a bath after myomectmy, when should I resume bathing. It's been 2weeks now?

Go back to doctor: See the person who performed the surgery and discuss. Suspect however that 2 weeks is sufficient time and that they will say it is ok to bathe. ...Read more

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If my friend has herpes and I wore her bathing suit a day or so after she did, could I get herpes from that?

If my friend has herpes and I wore her bathing suit a day or so after she did, could I get herpes from that?

Extremely unlikely: This is an old wives' tale. You get genital herpes only by having sex with an infected person. There has never been a proved case from sharing intimate clothing, towels, bathrooms, etc. ...Read more

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I discovered a brown discolored skin on my 16mths son's back while bathing him I've seen it before but it's getting darker shld I worry?

I discovered a brown discolored skin on my 16mths son's back while bathing him I've seen it before but it's getting darker shld I worry?

Many possibilities: Could be a Mongolian spot, a benign nevus, a fungal infection or possibly something else. A visit to your pediatrician would be important. ...Read more

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Hi dictor, am just wondering if I can use any of the soaps (QEI + or Clear nature soap) with my Airol 0.05%? Can I use any of them for bathing?

Hi dictor, am just wondering if I can use any of the soaps (QEI + or Clear nature soap) with my Airol 0.05%? Can I use any of them for bathing?

Yes: Airol 0.05% cream is generic tretinoin. Mild soaps can be used in bathing. I am not familiar with QEI or Clear. Dermatologists often recommend Cetaphil or Basis. Avoid any skin care products that can dry or irritate your skin including rough skin cleansers or products that contain alcohol. Be especially careful with cleansing the face, the area where most people apply tretinoins. ...Read more

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Vaginal burning while bathing?

Vaginal burning while bathing?

See derm: See dermatologist or gynecologist for evaluation to find cause then treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Blood sugar goes down while bathing, why?

Blood sugar goes down while bathing, why?

Need more info: Are you diabetic?, do you take meds that can cause low sugars? Have you tested your sugar when you think it is low? What are your symptoms? If you do not have diabetes but feel symptoms that seem like your sugar is low, it is more likely to be a drop in blood pressure. When bathing in warm water, your veins dilate and can cause BP to drop, making people feel lightheaded, faint. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of bathing in salt water?

What are the benefits of bathing in salt water?

Salt water benefits: Hippcrates encouraged patients to immerse in sea water.

Being in the ocean takes away tiredness, , promotes relaxation

The sodium, contained in sea water helps the body remove toxins and by-products of metabolism.
The magnesium, potassium and the bromides contained in the sea salt, help soothe aches.
Salt in general (NaCl) is a good disinfectant.

sea salt can help improve body's ability to heal ...Read more

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Is bathing safe for six to nine month old babies?

Is bathing safe for six to nine month old babies?

Yes: Baby may enjoy bath time now, splashing, cooing, and playing. Never leave your baby alone in the tub for even a minute. Genital care is often overlooked. Girls need the folds opened to clean away any buildup of creams or debris. Circumcised boys need the foreskin drawn back to expose similar buildups of body secretions or debris that can be gently washed away. ...Read more

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Is bathing safe for four to six month old babies?

Is bathing safe for four to six month old babies?

Yes: Baby may enjoy bath time now, splashing, cooing, and playing. Never leave your baby alone in the tub for even a minute. Genital care is often overlooked. Girls need the folds opened to clean away any buildup of creams or debris. Circumcised boys need the foreskin drawn back to expose similar buildups of body secretions or debris that can be gently washed away. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of bathing in salt water?

What are the health effects of bathing in salt water?

Epsom Salts: Epsom salt baths can be beneficial and help to decrease inflammation, sooth sore muscles, encourage relaxation, etc. Here is a great article on the subject: http://www. Saltworks. Us/salt_info/epsom-uses-benefits. Asp ...Read more

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Can a child get a rash just from not bathing every day?

Can a child get a rash just from not bathing every day?

No.: Not bathing will not cause a rash. In fact, in most countries of the world, most people do not bathe every day. If your child has a rash, see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and find out what is really causing it. ...Read more