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Breastfeeding Flash In Public
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Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Used toilet paper was in ethiopian airport toilet bowl.worried that water splashed on my vagina.chances of hiv/hcv. specially at high hiv rate country?
Do not worry: You are not going to get HIV from what you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have heard that swimming in cold sea or taking cold shower will result in drop in milk supply for breastfeeding moms.is that right?
Social ineptitude: There is a deep visceral repulsion to spitting generally and it is considered unsanitary as well as rude to spit in public places. Rarely some may have no choice but mostly it is a choice related to lack of social consciousness. ...Read more
In Southeast Asia, people often put rose water drops in their eyes. is it safe? Are there any benefits of using rose water in the eyes?
It Depends: I would be concerned about applying rose water to the eyes. In particular I would be concerned about how it was prepared and if any of the preservatives would interact with your eyes. The eye's don't need any sort of supplement. Your natural tears are the best form of hydration for the eyes. If you are having red eyes due to irritation I would advise eye drop created specifically for that purpose ...Read more
Hot and very humid Florida has all my friends working out indoors most of the year. Can a person get heat stroke outdoors in this tropical hot place?
Yes. Heat Stroke!: Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke -- also known as sunstroke -- call an ambulance immediately and give first aid until paramedics arrive. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/heat-stroke-symptoms-and-treatment#1 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, in fact I am answering this question from a stairwell during a code black. ...Read more
Age 22M ,hives occures when ,enter in hot room ,walking in cold,hypertension ,antihistamine doesn't work .
Unusual: Some people develop small itchy hives when the body starts to cool off after exposure to a very warm environment, but your condition appears to be the reverse. Since avoidance of heat is likely impossible in your area, have you tried taking a double-dose of non-sedating antihistamine 1-2 hrs prior to such exposure? ...Read more
38yr MALE, having hot flashes every 1-2hrs past 2wks. Skin very hot & pouring sweat. No changes in rx, diet, etc. Explain?
Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism could be a cause, especially if these symptoms are accompanied by rapid heart rate. Need appropriate labs--TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4 (free and total). Another cause may be pheochromocytoma. Again, diagnosis is by appropriate lab tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Flashing in left eye perriferial. Only when looking at a certain spot and in certain lighting. Indoor lighting with window curtains open. Ideas?
Will looking in to the sun directly many times for a few secs when doing sunset photography harm my eyes? Any tips on eye safety?
Sunset photos: Starring at the sun for any time period or at any point can be harmful Suggest you line up your camera, and set on automatic, then sort out shot you want. Just to be sure. ...Read more
92 new to nursing home. Pvt room but share bathroom with woman with c diff. Aides dump commode contents in my toilet and touch stuff there with gloves?
While sitting and watching television I suddenly was hit with a wave of vertigo (dizziness, room spinning) I'm a fit 28yo male in excellent health.
Don't know: The correct term is intellectually impaired or disabled. ...Read more
Thirsty in evening after 3L water through day, hair falling out, daily headaches left tmpl, blood in stool, lump in left breast. Any of these related?
Not clear: You describe an number of problems, apparently unrelated, but each can be a significant health concern. I suggest you see a health care provider and get yourself checked out. ...Read more