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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Pregnant In A Hot Tub

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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How long can i get in the hot tub @ 27 weeks preg?

How long can i get in the hot tub @ 27 weeks preg?

How hot is the tub?: The problem with getting in a hot tub is that if it is really hot (often they are 104 Fahrenheit) then it can give you a fever and this is bad for the fetus. Best just to avoid the tub or take a short dip, 5-10 mins. ...Read more

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Can i get a kidney infectionfrom a hot tub?

Can i get a kidney infectionfrom a hot tub?

Unlikely,possible: Can get urethritis & bladder infection from chlorine in a hot tub. There is always the mild risk of a bladder infection ascending to the kidney. Hence yes. ...Read more

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Should you get into a hot tub with cellulitis?

Should you get into a hot tub with cellulitis?

No: Regular bath is ok but a hot tub may even be a source of skin infections if not properly cleaned. ...Read more

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I had a baby a month ago. Is it okay for me to get in a hot tub?

I had a baby a month ago.  Is it okay for me to get in a hot tub?

YES: Please enjoy what little time you may have with a new baby to relax. ...Read more

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Can you get furuncle boils from the hot tub?

Can you get furuncle boils from the hot tub?

Yes, folliculitis: If the hot tub is not well maintained, and not adequately chlorinated (or otherwise sanitized), pseudomonas will grow in the warm water, causing "hot tub folliculitis". Usually, no treatment is needed other than stopping use of the hot tub, but it occasionally does require oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have cold urticaria .....Why do I breakout when i get into a hot tub?

I have cold urticaria .....Why do I breakout when i get into a hot tub?

Cholinergic Hives: Individuals may experience a cholinergic urticaria reaction in response to any activity that increases overall body temperature (or causes a sweat release). Some examples include: taking a hot shower or bath eating spicy foods exercising or doing physical activities that increase body temperature. ...Read more

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Can a female get pregnant from sitting in a hot tub with men that may have ejaculated in it?

Can a female get pregnant from sitting in a hot tub with men that may have ejaculated in it?

Unlikely: Have not heard. Sperms don't survive outside body temperature for more than few seconds or minutes. ...Read more

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When im in the cold....Pools....Lakes i breakout in hives and i know its cold urticaria but i breakout in hives when i get into a hot tub.....Why?

When im in the cold....Pools....Lakes  i breakout in hives and i know its cold urticaria but i breakout in hives when i get into a hot tub.....Why?

Urticaria: Are you still taking percocet? It can trigger hives. Both types of urticaria you describe are physical urticarias, there is no real treatment for them, and sometimes antihistamines can help. ...Read more