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What are the benefits of bag balm? (for humans)

What are the benefits of bag balm? (for humans)

No science: There are no scientific studies to recommend it, but many folks recommend it for chapped skin and scrapes. ...Read more

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Can bag balm cure eczema?

Can bag balm cure eczema?

Hand Eczema: This Balm is great for hand dermatits/eczema that is severe (dry, cracked skin). I wouldn't recommend for generalized eczema. Try Vanicream, Eucerin, or Cetaphil for daily use to whole body. ...Read more

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Is bag balm good for eczema?

Is bag balm good for eczema?

Hand Eczema: This Balm is great for hand dermatits/eczema that is severe (dry, cracked skin). I wouldn't recommend for generalized eczema. Try Vanicream, Eucerin, or Cetaphil for daily use to whole body. ...Read more

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What week does your water bag form?

What week does your water bag form?

Right away: The water bag, or gestational sack is part of a normal pregnancy. It can be seen on ultrasound after just a few weeks gestation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the ostomy bag?

Can you tell me about the ostomy bag?

A lot depends: On which stoma. Different companies make many different models. Best to consult with enterostomal therapist at a medical center. If a good seal can be maintained, a stoma should not interfere with daily activities. ...Read more

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Punching bag injury! any advice, what to do?

Punching bag injury! any advice, what to do?

Injury: elevate your hand or wrist, ice it down initially, rest it, use appropriate compression and get seen medically if you have any concerns that you might have a fracture. ...Read more

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When would a paramedic or emt use an ambu bag?

Hypoxemia: Whenever oxygen saturation is low or prior to intubation, an ambu bag can used by the emt or paramedic. ...Read more

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How would care for my husband's drainage bag?

By learning: Most of the hospital will teach the families ostomy stomal care, drainage bag care before discharge to home.. Ask them to help you, and they will train you. ( or visiting nurse or your doctor ) most of the equipment is disposable, do not give infection or get one use gloves, use sterile techniques. ...Read more

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How long does a bag of IV fluid last in your body?

How long does a bag of IV fluid last in your body?

As long as you need: Our bodies are in a constant state of balance. We keep what we need and get rid of what we don't need. This goes for water (fluid), too. If you're dehydrated & receive just 1 bag of fluids that isn't enough to replenish your stores, you'll hang on to that fluid more so than if you got a bag just for kicks (this should never happen when not dehydrated) in which case you'll pee it out within hours. ...Read more