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Can You Get Pregnant In A Swimming Pool
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
I'm about 22 weeks pregnet and I have genital herpies. I was wondering if I could go in a swimming pool without putting my baby or myself at risk?
Herpes Transmission: Herpes is spread by direct skin to skin contact. Unlike a flu virus that you can get through the air, herpes spreads by direct contact, that is, directly from the site of infection to the site of contact. Sometimes those who know they are infected spread the virus between outbreaks, when no signs or symptoms are present. This is called "asymptomatic transmission.". ...Read more
No: Not if the pool is adequately chlorinated. ...Read more
Very unlikely: As long as the pool is adequately chlorinated, there should be no risk. ...Read more
Can I get HPV from a swimming pool if the swimming pool does not have enough chorine for me to be able to smell the chlorine?
No: The chlorine may irritate your eyes, but it is temporary and safe. Consider wearing goggles if your eye do get irritated. ...Read more
Wrinkly: When sebum is washed off the skin, water is able to enter the outer layers of skin. ...Read more
I just got off zoloft (sertraline) 2 weeks ago and my head feels like it is in a swimming pool and when I move my head from side to side I get very woozy. Normal?
R/O SINUSITIS: UNLIKELY FROM ZOLOFT: you should rest, irrigate sinuses with saline/take a nasal spray like Nasonex/FLONASE and finish a 2-3week course of antibiotics ie bactrim/augmentin /cipro. I avoid abrupt changes in pressure. Ie flying/scuba/swimming if diving or snorkeling is undertaken. These activities may increase risk of worsening sinusitis and potentially rupturing ear drum. ...Read more
Mostly everytime I take me a shower I get red splotches on my arms and they itch, and now when I get into a swimming pool I get red splotches on my arms and they itch, what can be causing this?
Aquagenic Urticaria: There is a type of physical urticaria called aquagenic urticaria. But it could also be due to a separate physical urticaria. Recommendations are cooler showers and increased doses of oral antihistamines (within reason).http://www. Acaai. Org/allergist/allergies/types/skin-allergies/hives/pages/default. Aspx. ...Read more
Can you get a venereal disease in a swimming pool in cancun if people have had intercourse in it?
Why when I have shower I get urge to pee and have bladder pain and discomfort? I also get same in swimming pool and bath
Be checked some...: How long have you experienced such? It this constant every time or occasionally sporadic? How does it bother daily life? Clinically, it is worthwhile to be evaluated so to discover its potential underlying causes although at least on has to assure no UTI. How to solve the myth behind your symptoms which suggest reflecting nerve reflex to the sense of coolness. ...Read more
Why do I get itchy, blotchy red skin in response to chill, like when stepping out of a swimming pool into a breeze- sign of compromised immune system?
Cold Urticaria: Cold induced urticaria occurs whenever the skin is chilled, by cold air or cold water, or by direct contact with cold items like ice or a cold drink can. It is not a sign of immunocompromise. ...Read more
Shriveled finger tip: When sebum is washed off the skin, water is able to enter the outer layers of skin. ...Read more
Harsh on your skin: Chlorine damages the oil and mineral balance of skin cells, destroying the fluid balance, resulting in dried out, dead cells. This in turn leads to dry, peeling skin, which makes the surface of the skin appear shiny. Make sure to apply moisturizer after being in a chlorine pool. ...Read more
I suppose: I guess you probably could but I never heard of such an anecdote. ...Read more
Regardless of: Chlorine, if you have severe burning do you really want to be back in the sun before getting in some healing time? ...Read more
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As soon as...: Your incisions have healed completely, your drains are out, and you are cleared to do so by your surgeon. ...Read more
Can you tell me how I could protect my skin from getting darker due to chlorinated swimming pool?
Skin care: Apply a strong SPF sunscreen at least half an hour before entering the pool. Insure that chlorine is well washed from skin with warm water and soap. Use moisturizers liberally. Hydrate well with water. ...Read more
What does it mean when a 2 year old has a green color discharge? It is it is green a can of stringy. This just start like yesterday. This just start like yesterday after being in a swimming pool.
? vaginal discharge: 2-year-olds can develop vaginal discharge from foreign material entering vagina. This can be stool or some small object like a bead or a bean. Thus not necessarily related to swimming pool. Dr. Gundlach has beautifully outlined discharges from other openings. Suggest you see a pediatric urologist, pediatric surgeon or pediatric gynecologist if a persistent vaginal discharge. ...Read more
Avoid cold and: Exercise for a minimum of 4 hours. I ask my patients not to do physical workouts or to get physically cold for the remainder of the day. ...Read more
I don't know why: People would exhale prior to breaking into the water. There are people who hyperventilate to extend breath hold capacity. This isn't safe as it can cause one to blackout underwater. ...Read more
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