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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?

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

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When will my son stop screaming when I put him in the bathtub?

When will my son stop screaming when I put him in the bathtub?

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 more

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Where at home is the second best place to be during a tornado, besides hiding in the bathtub?

Where at home is the second best place to be during a tornado, besides hiding in the bathtub?

Generally: Away from doors and windows Inner room Near but not under a firm table or firm furniture! Ceilings can collapse so choose carefully See Red Cross or websites for crisis ...Read more

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Would it be beneficial to lay down in a bathtub filled with ice cubes for 10 minutes for a fever?

Would it be beneficial to lay down in a bathtub filled with ice cubes for 10 minutes for a fever?

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

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Is 1-regular bending bad for your back? Or 2-sustained bending ie while cleaning bathtub/garden , ect?

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 more

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How do I give my infant a bath in the bathtub?

How do I give my infant a bath in the bathtub?

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 more

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Why do I sometimes feel dizzy after getting out of the bathtub?

Why do I sometimes feel dizzy after getting out of the bathtub?

It is possible: that your relaxing bath is lowering your blood pressure and when you get up you feel dizzy. Check w/your doc to be sure. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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With a sore hop, how can someone help me in and out of a bathtub?

With a sore hop, how can someone help me in and out of a bathtub?

Carefully: With a sore hip, you have to move gently and help should be available. There are mechanical aids such as staircase aids which can help you get in and out. You might in extreme cases limit yourself to a shower until the hip pain diminishes. ...Read more

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With a knee injury, how would you safely get in and out of a bathtub?

With a knee injury, how would  you safely get in and out of a bathtub?

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

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If I shower with slippers would plantar warts be spread to other people who use the bathtub?

If I shower with slippers would plantar warts be spread to other people who use the bathtub?

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