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Can A Jacuzzi Have The Same Soothing Effects As A Warm Bath Or Is It Too Hot
Temp: No, the temp of the water has no effect on your hair ...Read more
No difference: Whatever is most comfortable.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hot bath OK: Fever is how our bodies fight infection- our immune systems work better when we have a fever and microbes don't survive as well. A cool bath might lower your temp. ; thus prolong the infection; a hot bath might actually raise your temp. A bit which might help you fight the infection; this is a homeopathic-style approach. Fever isn't dangerous unless above 105. See http://on.Today.Com/1cz7o8p. ...Read more
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to go out in hot weather? When is the temperature considered too hot or too cold? Thank you! :)
Safe: The outside temperature is not going to affect a fetus located inside a woman's uterus. The woman's body temperature will work to keep the internal environment a stable temperature. Think of the millions of women who are pregnant and very very hot or very cold areas of the world. They do just fine. ...Read more
Hygiene: Poor hhygiene that leads to susceptibility to infections. ...Read more
Warm sits bath: WHY NOT? ENJOY!Get a more detailed answer ›
It Depends: It depends on why you are taking a shower. To clean the skin, soap and water, regardless of temperature. If your muscles are sore and tight, you're getting ready for activities, or your joints/back aches in the morning, then a hot shower may help relax and relieve the pain and tension. If you are sore after a workout, feeling hot, or you're feeling itchy, then a cool shower may feel better. ...Read more
There is the: possibility that you could have an accentuated response with increased vasodilation and dangerous drop in blood pressure if you are on certain medications. Similarly there is a chance you could have a rebound after you cool down and your blood pressure could increase to dangerous levels. You need to discuss this with your health care provider who knows your full history and medications. ...Read more
Is it normal to find it harder to breath in hot conditions, such as being in a warm car, hot showers and lying in bed during hot weather?
I'm having a bath in tub for fissure. Should I use epsom salts in the tub like i've heard. If so how much salts do I put in the bathtub warm or cold?
Warm sitz bath: About a cup of epsom salt in a tub of warm water should do the trick. ...Read more
SORE MUSCLES USUALLY: Respond well to cool/cold compresses.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it bad to use a ceiling fan in room with a 5 week old? Can it cause colic or anything else harmful to baby?
I have svt. Is it safe to go in a hot tub or jacuzzi? The temperature is usually 105-120 degrees. H s-s
Does soaking cotton in hot water and then placing it on a cyst help, or is it better just left alone?
How long can herpes LIve in a warm and wet environment? Something that doesn't dry out and is room temp?
Doesn't matter: This question suggests you are worried about catching herpes from the environment. It never happens. You only catch the virus by direct personal contact with an infected person (kissing, sex, oral sex, etc). Whether or not the virus survives in a warm or wet environment doesn't matter; contact with that environment is not a risk. ...Read more