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Doctor insights on: Cigarette Odor Clothes

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Will cigarette odor on clothes affect an asthmatic child?

Will cigarette odor on clothes affect an asthmatic child?

Yes: Allergens from cigarette smoke will soak into clothing, thus affecting children and adults who have asthma. This is why smoking outside is of little benefit unless you change your clothes and shower after every cigarette. ...Read more

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Cigarette odor on clothes and an asthmatic child, what should I do?

Cigarette odor on clothes and an asthmatic child, what should I do?

Avoidance: Although trace tobacco smoke chemicals on a persons clothing might trigger allergic-type symptoms, this situation would be unlikely to trigger a severe asthma attack. Of more concern is a higher level of passive tobacco smoke exposure in a contained environment over a prolonged peroid of time. ...Read more

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Does even the odor of cigarettes on clothes cause problems for a child with asthma?

Does even the odor of cigarettes on clothes cause problems for a child with asthma?

Yes: The odor itself isn't an issue but where there is odor there are chemicals from the smoke that can cause all sorts of problems for people. ...Read more

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My husbands cloth smells a bit with cogarettes, i worry because i dry baby cloth in our small room can this harm baby later ? Baby cloth don't smell.

My husbands cloth smells a bit with cogarettes, i worry because i dry baby cloth  in our small room can this harm baby later ? Baby cloth don't smell.

Husband smoking?: If your husband is smoking around your baby, this is a concern. I don't believe the odor alone is injurious, but i'd like to hear what my colleagues say. The bottom line here is that if your husband is smoking, get him to quit. A premature death due to a preventable cause is the biggest negative impact that smoking has on kids. I know from personal experience. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I have body odor and my clothes stink. How can I treat this problem?

I have body odor and my clothes stink. How can I treat this problem?

Body Odor: Apocrine glands secrete a fatty sweat directly into the tubule of the gland. When you're under emotional stress, the wall of the tubule contracts and the sweat is pushed to the surface of your skin where bacteria begin breaking it down. Most often, it's the bacterial breakdown of apocrine sweat that causes an odor. You can use antiperspirant or deodorant or oral prescription medication, robinul (glycopyrrolate). ...Read more

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Advice/tips/info about showers, hair, clothes, deodorant/body odor- gym hygiene etc. What machines should I use for first time members?

Advice/tips/info about showers, hair, clothes, deodorant/body odor- gym hygiene etc. What machines should I use for first time members?

Gym Shower Stalls: Consider every surface in the gym and on every piece of equipment as having some infectious disease. Therefore you should always dress for the part. This means that you should always wear at least a shirt and gym shorts never taking those off. When using the equipment make sure is it clean, and disinfected. Wear flops in the shower to prevent foot fungus, or shower with a small towel as a floor ma. ...Read more