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Doctor insights on: Bathing

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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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Treating Dry Skin (Tip)

Treating Dry Skin

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 
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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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Im bathing my 28 day old every other day. Can i start bathing him everyday by now?

Im 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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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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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