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I have 2 questions, so I got In the bathtub and laid back and pushed out what looks like white stuff came out of me what could that possibly be and my?
Vaginal candidiasis?: Without more information I am guessing that you may be referring to a vaginal discharge caused by Candida(yeast) or possibility by Bacterial vaginosis. You can go here to read about vaginitis and the usual treatments: http://bit.ly/1JVkayq ..and..http://bit.ly/1MgEs78 ...Read more
Soon he will enjoy: Babies react differently to the initial bathing process. For most it is a transition period before they enjoy it. My first screamed terribly for the first months of bathing then loved it. My second has loved the bath since week one. Be patient and it will get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Luke warm H2O is ok: Ice cubes cause vasoconstriction--constriction of blood vessles, will not serve the purpose of loosing the heat hence not advisable. Lukewarm-just minimally warm to touch is good. Tepid sponging -clean wash towels soaked in cold water and applied over body surfaces is sufficient for fevers upto 103. But above that temp.Bath tub filled up with lukewarm water and getting into it will help to reduce. ...Read more
Is 1-regular bending bad for your back? Or
2-sustained bending ie while cleaning bathtub/garden , ect?
That depends on : Whether you have a back problem to begin with and how well you take care of yourself in terms of not smoking, not being overweight and exercising regularly. These activities can put you at risk for back issues but are not necessarily bad for you if they are not causing pain in the first place and you meet the above criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carefully: Make sure you never leave your infant alone in the bathtub. Always keep a hand on them to help keep them steady and avoid any falls. Use warm water and a non-scented soap/shampoo to clean. Rinse with warm water and immediately wrap in a warm towel (you can put it in the dryer during bathtime to warm it up) after bath is done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Using certain device: Ther are very specific devices that can safely assist to accomplish this: bars, handles, specially made tubs, etc. The most important lesson here (for any health and safety issue is: don't do it alone. No worthwhile human endeavor was ever discovered or accomplished by being an island. Our society has to begin valuing human capiital, cooperation, connectivity, coordination, caring over the $ god! ...Read more
For what it's worth.: I know it sounds hard to believe, but.....I have treated warts for almost 40 years and I cannot remember when I could confirm one family member spreading warts to another by way of the bathtub. It might have something to do with the smooth surface of the tub. Possibly the flowing of the water. Go figure. ...Read more