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Live in dry climate. Mouth, nose, skin very dry. Constant dry nose. Is it better to sleep w/ a warm, or cool mist humidifier? Have asthma & allergies.
Frothy thick saliva. Dry mouth while bottom of tongue tip feels glued with saliva, chronic cough, stuffed dry nose (no mucus), post nasal drip-white ?
Dry mouth: Consider sucking on sugarless lemon drop to stimulate saliva. Make sure that you brush regularly since lack of saliva may lead to dental decay and gum disease. There are also rx drugs to stimulate saliva production if the above measures failed. If you have dry eyes also, then you may have what is called sicca syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an eye doctor: Dry eyes are caused by decreased production of water, oil or mucus by the tear glands. The irritated eye sends feedback to the tears glands to create more tears, and blinks more frequently in order to push more tears onto the eye surface. If you are this dry you should have an eye doctor evaluate you for the cause of your condition, as well as to start a treatment regimen that can greatly help you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
The towel?: Or the drying rack? Neither. Just clean them. A bleach solution or Oxiclean is fine for the towel. The drying rack,you might need to get a little more aggressive with ammonia based cleaners. There are commercial black mold cleaning products that you can purchase at home improvement stores. You can decide if the rack is worth keeping. The towel....no problem. Just disinfect in the wash. ...Read more
Can not drying thick hair after a shower (i.E. Rough towel drying only, then let rest dry naturally without blow drying) be the cause of a dry scalp?
Not that I can see: Blow dryers, certain shampoos, skin conditions and medications can all cause dry scalp. There are at least 24 causes for dry scalp. Your dehydration is probably playing a role. When you get time in your travels, see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/dry_scalp.htm ich wünsche ihnen schöne reisen und hervorragende gesundheit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks
Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more
NO: Vaseline is a skin product that theoretically should not be used in the eyes. But a number of patients have used it and stated it relieved there dry eyes. I have not seen any side effects on a couple of patients that were regularly using them. But i stopped them & put them on appropriate ophthalmic drops. There are also punctal plugs, and prescription medications other than tear drops & gels. ...Read more