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Can You Catch Herpes From A Hot Tub
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
My sister had to pee really bad so she peed in the tub and she has gential herpes her baby was on the pot can you catch gential herpes from urine/std?
Unlikely: Most stds are contact infections, i.e., require intimate or close contact to be transmitted from one person to another and often require an open lesion like the sores of herpes to release the virus from the carrier to an open wound or scratch on the contact surface of the recipient. If the urine passes over an open sore it may carry some viral particles with it to an exposed open wound or scratch ...Read more
Depends?: It is if the water is too hot! Otherwise, if it is comfortable for you and pleasurable to you and you do not do this for an extended period of time, there is probably no harm to you from this. You may have some drying and chaffing and could have some other irritation. You may need to apply some moisturizer to the area afterward. Make sure the water and the tub are hygienic! Stop if concern. ...Read more
Allergy?: Some times very hot shower makes one itch. But if this is a hot Tub bath, may be it is not cleaned properly and whatever is used for Tub bath is irritating your skin. Take a quick shower and use Aveeno or oatmeal soap. Apply coconut oil to smooth and or Bemadryl cream for itching. You will feel better. If you develop rashes despite this then it is time to get examined. ...Read more
YES: Please enjoy what little time you may have with a new baby to relax. ...Read more
See below: After your pacemaker has been inserted, it will be safe for you to go into the hot tub. ...Read more
It may: Heat and relaxation can help.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Human body temp is 98.6. 96 degrees will not hurt you. Ask about chemicals in the hot tub. ...Read more
My 3yo goes back n forth from the pool to the hot tub. I don't let him stay in hot tub for more than a couple minutes at a time. Is this o.K?
My 3yo great nephew loves the hot tub. I don't let him stay in for more than a couple minutes. I was told he shouldn't be in there at all. Is that tru?
Uncleaned hot tub.:
Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles. The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics.
The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash. ...Read more
It's relaxing: Helps with minor muscle strains- I think it's good! ...Read more
Not a commmon thing: Hot-tub can cause skin infections/folliculitis; certainly can cause infection on/around the vagina areas causing symptoms of vaginitis etc...Often, pseudomonas are the offending bugs, and they can be cause of uti, but e. Coli makes up the bulk of cause >70%. If you are having symptoms of UTI or vaginitis, your doc can help sort it out and provide rx accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more
Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Acid (vinegar) soaks or other agents. Systemic treatment is often centered around oral antibiotics. Sometimes people will carry the bacteria in the nose and eradication there will cure the problem. See a dermatologist to help with management. ...Read more
Depends: There are a number of techniques patients use for migraine, which can include both behavior modification and relaxation techniques. Trying such a technique can certainly be worthwhile. Of note is that temperature - both hot and cold - have been reported to both help and worsen migraines. ...Read more
Hot tub infertility: For women usually not. Even in early pregnancy the chance that an appropriate hot tub temp will cause a problem is low. However, time in the hot water should be limited to no more than 10-15 minutes to avoid possible problems. For men, prolonged hot tub use can interfere with sperm. Immature sperm are especially vulnerable to heat so the sperm exposed in January may not be functioning in March/Apr ...Read more
Reaction to hot tub: The chemicals in hot tub water are too small to be recognized by the immune system so they don't cause allergies but if their levels are too high they can irritate the skin. Also, a rash after being in a hot tub may be a skin infection from contamination in the water which should clear by itself. If your skin doesn't clear in 7 days, contact an md. ...Read more
I'd never suggest it: While I applaud you efforts to share things that help you relax, I would never recommend a hot tub for an infant.If a kid is old enough to converse with you they can tell u they are dizzy or having other early sighs of over heating. Though they might seem to enjoy the activity, they don't understand or appreciate it the way you do but their greater surface area/ body mass makes them more at risk. ...Read more
Hot tub: The biggest concern would be the water being too hot and causing burns. ...Read more
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