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Diseases From Toilet Water
Can a public toilet water be contaminated & cause infection/transmit diseases if it has a small piece of stool stuck in it&it splashed onto my vagina?
No: You should be fine.! A small splash should not cause a problem ...Read more
Does a small bleeding tear inside anus when pooping constipated stool increase chance of catching disease from using public toilet (e.g. water splash?
I'm not sure...: ... that this specific problem has ever been studied in detail. However, any open wound is susceptible to infection, and certainly there are a lot of bacteria present both in that area of the body and in public toilets. If I had a perianal tear, I would try to avoid water splashing on it. You should see your doctor if the bleeding or pain are persistent. Good luck. ...Read more
Diseases (virus, parasite, etc) you can catch from using a communal sink (to brush teeth) and toilet? -water-splash-borne, air-borne, touching surface?
I was scratched by someone's cat the other day. I washed it with water but I'm worried I might get a nasty disease. Should I be concerned?
Many: There are all kinds of contaminants that can get into the water supply. Most of them cause intestinal distress with vomiting and diarrhea. If the symptoms do not clear up within a few days, then you need to see a doctor to check for parasites, bacteria, etc and then you can promote appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Two are likely: The two where this frequently occurs are ordinary diabetes when the sugar is out of control, spills out of the blood stream into the kidney carrying lots of water with it so you need to drink to compensate; and diabetes insipidus, an endocrinologic diseased of vasopressin which turns off the kidneys ability to reaborb water so it pours out and you have to drink to compensate. ...Read more
A lot: Asthma.Chronic otitis media, rhinosinusitus, mental well-being, flu, colds, staff, . Mrsa, tb. The list goes on. Indoor air polution is far more a problem than outdoors. Nature keeps the air more safe than indoors. The list of chemicals that are locked inside your home and other buildings because of energy efficiency is the root many deseases. ...Read more
Re-regulating: Restarting menses while recovering from an eating disorder or other illness is a good sign that your body is starting to re-regulate and is getting the nourishment it needs to function normally. It is possible that clear vaginal discharge is an indication that your hormones are recovering. ...Read more
0.1ppm: Drinking water rarely exceeds 0.1 parts per million (ppm), deemed a safe level for wilson's disease. Testing is not so much for fear of exceeding 0.1ppm, but to make sure your home/school is not prone to excessive leaching (example: acidic water in copper pipes). Consistent levels <0.1ppm mean leaching is unlikely. Flushing copper pipes (let water run) is recommended before drinking/cooking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drinking too much water is fatal. Can anyone give me a list of diseases that include such symptoms?
Pschogenic polydipsi: Psychogenic polydipsia, is an urge to drink water ususally cause by a mental health disorder, or medications used to treat a mental health disoerder, that gives a person the sensation of a dry mouth. Potomania is another condition wherby one drinks an excessive amount of water which can lead to a severe drop in sodium (hyponatremia) resulting in seisures and potentially death. ...Read more
Dropped phone in sewer water had to reach in and grab if, disease risk? Really worried something got in my Hands
I drink few water (hypodipsia). Less than 500 ml in a day. I'm never thrusty. Could it be the symptom of a disease?
Habit: More likely habit. Have you counted the fluid in other drinks like coffee and fruit? Drink 12 oz if water first thing every day and then just keep water around you and see what happens and how you feel. And then give us all a follow up. Enjoy. ...Read more