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Can I find a waterproof cast?

Can I find a waterproof cast?

Yes you can: Ask your orthopedic surgeon they have it , it may cost more than the regular cast. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put a waterproof cover on a baby's crib mattress?

Is it safe to put a waterproof cover on a baby's crib mattress?

Yes , & practical: Matress covers are a good investment when it comes to the average kid who pukes/leaks or otherwise decorates your life. ...Read more

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Is there any way to safely go swimming with a pd catheter, in lakes? Is there a dressing that is waterproof that i can get to go swimming?

Is there any way to safely go swimming with a pd catheter, in lakes? Is there a dressing that is waterproof that i can get to go swimming?

I do not recommend: Most of the time these pd caths leak, the fluid is two way street, since this goes to you peritoneal cavity you might have infection from the swiming water. There are very thin plastic dressing but that might not hold. ...Read more

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Can waterproof mascara cause blepharitis? Is it healthy to use?

Can waterproof mascara cause blepharitis?  Is it healthy to use?

Yep!: Water proof mascara contains a derivative of coal tar. Also, bacterial contamination can occur in the bottle. Though this bacteria is usually harmless, it can cause irritation when it enters the tear film, causing burning and eye redness. I would suggest using a natural product from a reputable company like aubrey or jason. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a good type of waterproof tape to align my 5th metatarsal and cuboid?

What should I look for in a good type of waterproof tape to align my 5th metatarsal and cuboid?

Not going to work: Tape is not strong enough to do this. See a foot doctor for a recommendation as I am not sure what you are trying to accomplish or what the actual diagnosis is. ...Read more

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How are humans waterproof?

How are humans waterproof?

Waterproof skin: The outer layer of skin (epidermis) contains a tough, water resistant protein called keratin. As well as a greasy sebum, secreted by sebaceous glands, has an anti-microbial effect, as does the wax secreted by the skin lining the outer ear cavity. ...Read more

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I am pregnant(2 months). I want to go to the sea,but I'am afraid of sea bacterias. can you suggest me smth? is there smth waterproof underwear to use?

I am pregnant(2 months). I want to go to the sea,but I'am afraid of sea bacterias. can you suggest me smth? is there smth waterproof underwear to use?

Not a concern : Pregnant women may go in the ocean. Unless you have a specific medical complication pregnant women are perfectly able to go swimming. There should be no concern regarding bacteria in the ocean. The biggest caution you should take is wearing a extra sunscreen to protect your skin. ...Read more

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Where is the birth control patch worn? How is it used? Is it waterproof for showering and swimming?

Where is the birth control patch worn? How is it used? Is it waterproof for showering and swimming?

I do not have: Any pts using the patch now because it was shown to have a higher dose of hormones than originally thought and it has a increased incidence of bolod clots as compared to pills, vaginal ring and shots i rec you try one of those. ...Read more