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YES!!!: I loved compression stockings in my pregnancy. It helps all the pooling of water and swelling that happens in your legs. Now granted they can be hard to put on when you're super pregnant (my hubby had to help me). But the support is awesome. Also okay to wear belly bands or other maternity belts. They help to bring your weight closer to your center of gravity, which helps the back. Good luck. ...Read more
Are compression sleeves or bandages always used after brachioplasty? Is it always necessary to use compression after brachioplasty? Do the sleeves or bandages fit beneath regular clothing? .
Thermostat: At night, during sleep, the body temperature lowers about 4 degrees. If you do not allow that to happen, sleep is disrupted and not properly restorative. Generally speaking, use less blankets, and have fresh air in the bedroom. See also medlineplus. Gov for 'sleep hygeine' measures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safer now: Back 30 or 40 years ago, in the 1970's, polyester was appearing in stores everywhere, but could subject one to relentless teasing if one wore it amongst the wrong crowd. That polyester was rough and unforgiving, but modern new polyester is pretty good stuff. It's safe to wear. It's soft and lays well but being a plastic (petroleum product), it still causes static. Cotton is softer, with no static. ...Read more
Interesting question: Is the question asking what to do about discomfort caused by wearing certain clothing? (clothing itself is not alive and has no feelings.) a person could have some sensory nerve problems in the skin that signal pain when that part of the skin is touched by clothing (a dermatologist or neurologist can look into the matter). One can try wearing different fabrics to see if softer fabrics help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simple Care best: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
Depends: Which toxins are you talking about? The word toxin is used a lot but often no one knows what they mean by it. If you are talking about petroleum products you might opt for organic clothing or natural fibers. Still, those may contain bacteria or other "toxins" you are trying to avoid. First you need to find out what you r trying to avoid then you can find how to avoid it. ...Read more
Sizing has: Historically changed over time. I ask someone who is in the clothing industry. Take care. ...Read more
Natural: Stick to natural wools and cottons.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are there dangers of trying on clothes in clothing stores where others have likely tried then on before you?
Clothes: There no 'real' danger unless you try on undergarments and bathing suits which is the obvious. But there could reactions to whatever chemicals may be on clothing which may result in some itching. There's also the possibility of any type of lice being transferred which can happen. So beware of what and how you are trying something on! ...Read more
How can I fix my it ban syndrome? I'm a runner and need to get back asap. Also I have lost all balance. I fall while clothing myself.
See Doctor soon: Ok, I get that as a runner u r more in to the it-b fix--this may need physical therapy (u/s, moist heat, massage, etc.) or orthotic (see podiatry or orthopedist) to address for long term fix so can still run. ***but***no part of not being able to stand up / bend over is "normal"! you ned to see your dr or visit an er (during day time on weekday) to get thorough history & exam to find problem. ...Read more
If I came into contact with people from Japan, where the nuclear reactors happened in 2011, would touching them, get on me or clothing?
Do you get less of a clean and sanitation on the exterior of your clothing when you turn the cloths inside out prior to putting them in the wash?
No: Doesn't matter. Soapy water will penetrate both sides. ...Read more
Doubtful: By theory, but doubtful. For example if a person has an open sore or even a sore that is not readily visible and has sex while you are wearing underwear and the virus gets on your underwear, it would have to seep through the clothing and get onto your vaginal area. That being said, the safest is the use of condoms to prevent the spread of the virus, as it is unlikely with clothing, but can occur. ...Read more
First try cotton: Many clothes have products in them that can irritate your skin, so first try pure 100% cotton, change to Dreft or All chemical free detergents. If not better see your dermatologist ...Read more
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