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Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks
Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more
My babies nose is super congested help! i've used bulb strung saline spray cool mist humidifie and steamy shower u keep sucking stuff out but ita lo?
Same as kitchen: If you are on municipal water system, there is no difference in the water from sinks or shower/tub or hose (but hose might be dirty). If on well water, there might be different supply/filtering, but not likely. ...Read more
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
Coughing remedies for a 2.5 yr old?? Tried V- vapor rub on feet too.. Vaporizer ... Steam bath for 30 min.. Honey... Elevation.. Suction/saline
Cough: One thing to remember is that cough is a protective reflex. They are coughing for a reason and we don't want to extinguish cough aggressively. The next thing to consider is: how bad is the cough? How long has it been there for? What other symptoms? If there is an underlying process like wheezing, sinus infection or allergies then addressing the primary cause is going to be the mainstay of treatmen ...Read more
Asthma-coughing fits between Nebulizer/albuterol treatments. Better to steam/cool mist? Foods/teas? Sit up, lay, walk? I cough until I gag/cry.
See your doctor: Sounds like your asthma is may need a tune up. Go see your doctor, you likely need a steroid inhaler or possibly a combination inhaler with albuterol and a steroid to help calm things down. Moist air may help a bit (like the nebulizer) but sounds like you need more than that. Positioning your body, certain foods likely won't make a difference either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 month old baby has a bad cough. I've tried hot steamy bathroom, humidifier, saline nasal spray. How long will it take to go away?
It depends.: If saline & suctioning isn't helping and you've tried steam and cool mist, it souns like it's time to see the doctor. There are so many causes for cough, each needing different management, that there's no way to know how long it'll last without examining him. I hope he feels better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrhea?: It would be good to have more information to give an accurate opinion but I am going to guess you might be having some diarrhea. Most of the time it could be a virus or indigestion. If you have abdominal pain, fever, vomiting and feel very sick i recommend to get seen. If no pain or associated with any other symptoms observe x few days(drink fluids) and see your doctor if not better. ...Read more
Can I use the vapor steam liquid medication inside the warm steam vaporizer to clear my 5 month old chest congestion? Or should I use plain water.
Dob3/31/14 nasal cong. Dry cough sneezing Fussy rectal temp 99.7 have head elevated took into steamy shower min mucas with separator. Breastfeeding.
Ok so far...: How long has she been sick? She has surpassed her 6 week mark. If her temperature rises above 100.4 call the doctor right away. If she has been sick like this for more than 4 days call. Keep breastfeeding and doing what you are doing. A humidifier may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is a ritual, wake up sneeze, runny nose. Before bedtime sneeze, runny nose. Besides, i feel uncomfortable with air conditioner, cold, shake, pale.
Dust mites allergy: You have classic symptoms of nasal allergies from dust mites, you need to see an allergist for optimum control of your symptoms. ...Read more
How can I soothe my 7mo olds gasping cough? She can't catch her breath, can't sleep & is very congested. Vapor, steam, saline, suction- nothing helps
Depends: Is the cough a barky sealy cough? Is your baby in distress? If in distress you should go to the er, if not in distress and it is a barky sealy cough going outside in the cold works better than steam . It sounds like croup that gets progressively worse over 3 days , is worse at night then starts to improve. If you are worried, go to theer. ...Read more
3 year old has a bad dry cough that we can't soothe we've tried humidifier steamy bathrooms warm drinks etc vomits when cough hard. Cold/fever for 3day
Depends: You can use the personal hygiene products, but don't use their floor cleaner. ...Read more
Open the windows: Air out the bathroom and step outside or wherever the air may be fresher. ...Read more