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Breathing in bleach shorten your life?

Breathing in bleach shorten your life?

Lung irritant: It is a lung irritant that can cause lung damage. So it depends on the amount of bleach inhaled and the amount of damage to the lung. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What causes breathing problem during pregnancy?

What causes breathing problem during pregnancy?

Hormones and size: The hormones of pregnancy as well as the growing uterus can make you feel short of breath. The breaths you take are more shallow and more frequent so it feels like you are short of breath. In fact, you are getting enough air. Even a very fit woman will feel short of breath after climbing up stairs. If you really are breathing fast and not getting enough air while resting, that is not normal. ...Read more

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Can you take a breathing nebulizer while pregnant?

Yes: Take whatever breathing treatments you take for asthma while you are pregnant. Some people find their asthma gets better during pregnancy and others find it gets worse. Work with your doctor with the asthma. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to clean with bleach?

Is it safe for pregnant women to clean with bleach?

Yes but...: Bleach is safe during pregnancy but the smell of various cleaning products may increase nausea and headaches. A safer alternative would be vinegar and baking soda. ...Read more

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Does illness in pregnancy affect my breathing pattern?

Does illness in pregnancy affect my breathing pattern?

It can.: Any pregnancy complicated by illness can lead to even more frequent respiration which is typically more shallow in pregnancy as a result of the elevation of the diaphragm from the enlarging uterus and the effects of progesterone. ...Read more

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Can you really tell you're pregnant by mixing your urine with bleach?

Can you really tell you're pregnant by mixing your urine with bleach?

No: Use a pregnancy test which are very accurate if you follow the directions. ...Read more

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Does the bleach pregnancy test work?

Does the bleach pregnancy test work?

No: If you want to know if you are pregnant, get one of the home pregnancy tests that are very reliable. Don't trust bleach. ...Read more

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How accurate are home bleach pregnancy tests?

How accurate are home bleach pregnancy tests?

Totally fake: The bleach pregnancy test is a cruel internet hoax. ...Read more

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Can I use homemade bleach test: am I pregnant?

Can I use homemade bleach test: am I pregnant?

Why fool around: With something this important? Pregnancy tests can be purchased for as little as 99 cents. They are accurate and easy to obtain. Recommend that you purchase and use a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does the homemade bleach pregnancy test work?

Why would you do: That? There are reliable test kits available in pharmacies/drug stores everywhere. I do not know what a bleach pregnancy test is, but it has no basis in biology. ...Read more

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What is a good bleach pregnancy test that's accurate?

What is a good bleach pregnancy test that's accurate?

Unclear question: What is a bleach pregnancy test? All fda approval kits for home pregnancy test are accurate. Wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. ...Read more

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I wanna know can you bleach your hair when your pregnant?

No: It is not advised to apply anything to your hair or skin that can be absorbed into your body. Most hairdressers will disagree with this. So be careful who gives you advice. ...Read more

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When breathing I feel cold in my lungs. 7 months pregnant?

When breathing I feel cold in my lungs. 7 months pregnant?

Need more info.: Are you short of breath? Coughing? Any fevers? Being that you're pregnant, certain diagnostic tests and medications would be prohibited. Your best bet, all things considered, would be a good local examination of the lungs to see if any treatment would be necessary or if watchful waiting would be more prudent. ...Read more

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When breathing I feel cold in my lungs. 7 months pregnant?

When breathing I feel cold in my lungs. 7 months pregnant?

Interesting: More info needed. Do you feel as if you have a cold, or is there a cool/ cold sensation? ...Read more

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If you have asthma, can breathing be harder when your pregnant?

If you have asthma, can breathing be harder when your pregnant?

True: Pregnancy brings on many changes that affect breathing: the extra weight and a big uterus pushing up against the diaphragm, are two factors normal for all moms. However, maternal asthma during pregnancy is less predictable; equally 1/3 get worse, better, or, sure enough, stay the same. Thankfully, asthma almost always eases up around the time of delivery (perhaps due to excess hormones). ...Read more

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Is the bleach test or the toothpaste testauthentic for confirming pregnancy?

Is the bleach test or the toothpaste testauthentic for confirming pregnancy?

No: No. I don't know where this stuff comes from. Toothpaste, bleach, green tea, Lysol, etc etc. Do not make accurate pregnancy tests. The only accurate test is a commercial pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I tried the homemade bleach pregnancy test and it frizzed & foamed up! Could I be pregnant?

I tried the homemade bleach pregnancy test and it frizzed & foamed up! Could I be pregnant?

Get one from drug: Store. Your home made test is not reliable. Please get a kit from a drug store. Do the test if you missed your period by 4-7 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am not sure if I am pregnant or getting fat. However, I've recently been Having a hard time breathing and getting tired easily.

I am not sure if I am pregnant or getting fat. However, I've recently been Having a hard time breathing and getting tired easily.

Doctor can evaluate: "Hard time breathing" means one needs to see a doctor because it can be many things, such as an allergic reaction, a heart problem, pneumonia, etc... Trouble breathing can also be due to asthma-type symptoms if the person is prone to getting such problems with any cold, flu, allergy, or strep throat symptoms. If one is worried about sudden or severe trouble breathing, 911 and the ER can help. ...Read more

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I took two pregnancy tests both said negative and I did the bleach test twice first one didn't fizz second one did could I be pregnant?

I took two pregnancy tests both said negative and I did the bleach test twice first one didn't fizz second one did could I be pregnant?

Impossible to answer: Unfortunately you did not give us any sexual, menstrual, or ovulatory history. I do not know if you tested too soon for a valid test to have occurred.

There is no truth to the myth of a bleach test. That is not, in any way, a valid way to test or predict pregnancy. It is a false myth. ...Read more

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I am pregnant. I have nose allergy and breathing difgiculty?

I am pregnant. I have nose allergy and breathing difgiculty?

Pregnancy: Hi dear you are in first trimester so lesser or no medicine the better, is it breting difficulty thru nose or thru lungs, if thru nose then just saline nasal wash, nasalchrome nose spray over the counter safe, but if breathing thru lung then must use asthma inhaler like albuterol prescribed by an m.D and see pulmonologist on regular basi. ...Read more

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Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Is the bleach and urine pregnancy test accurate?

Of course not: This is a youtube video that claims pregnancy can be ruled in or out by the amount of fizzing when urine is added to bleach. I suspect this was placed as a cruel prank. Please use a real home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does the bleach and urine pregnancy test work? How do I do it

Does the bleach and urine pregnancy test work? How do I do it

Follow the: Instructions on the package insert and do not try to modify the method. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use jolen face bleach in pregnancy? I'm 15weeks

Is it safe to use jolen face bleach in pregnancy? I'm 15weeks

Melasma: It may or may not be safe but I would recommend you not use it until after pregnancy. Many women get increased pigmentation on their face in pregnancy called Melasma or the "mask of pregnancy". Many times this will fade after pregnancy. If it does not, then I would seek treatment from a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it common to have breathing difficulty during your pregnancy?

Is it common to have breathing difficulty during your pregnancy?

Depends: Many women will have a gradual elevation of the diaphragm due to the enlarging baby during the late 2nd and 3rd trimester. They may need more effort to take a deep breathe. Some may need to sleep with more pillows. If one has sudden shortness of breathe they should consult their md asap. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more