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Exposure To Compute Then Taking A Bath
Not a good idea: If your sleeping pills are on schedule and potent, you could fall asleep in the bath-tub and drown. Remember that warm water relaxes and can accentuate the pill effect. ...Read more
No: There is no medical contraindication to this. Take care. ...Read more
I work in a perfume factory, 40 hours a week. Will exposure to it daily cause a false positive on a alcohol blood test ? It spills all over me daily.
If you're trapped indoors with no access to a toilet after a disaster, what can you use for taking care of poop and pee?
Does dermatologist test for sensitivity to ultraviolet light?Is there a test for it in his office? Or can I just expose self to sun 15minutes to test?
No in office test: A sensitivity to uv light is usually gotten by history from the patient. Sunburning more easily, a sunburn that is different form sunburns in the past. Some meds cause sun sensitivity but your meds do not. An ana if positive can cause sun sensitivity. Exposing your skin to the sun for 15 minutes could tell you if you are sensitive to the sun. Leave one arm covered and expose the other arm ...Read more
Speak to pharmacist: It all depends upon the medication and when it was dispensed. Take the medicine in the original package to your pharmacist for a definitive answer. ...Read more
How many hours a week does a 20 year old have to spend in the sun, without a shirt or sunscreen, to get enough vitamin d?
~10 minutes a day: The amount of time needed to synthesize an adequate amount of vit d varies by skin type and latitude. 20-30 minutes of exposure to the arms and legs 3 times a week is usually sufficient. With the shirt off, more skin is exposed. This needs to be coupled with adequate dietary intake. If there is a concern of vit d deficiency, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hygiene: Poor hhygiene that leads to susceptibility to infections. ...Read more
I use a home doppler once daily for 1-2 min due to previous missed miscarriage. I understand it is not to replace prenatal care. Is using it safe?
If I sit in the sun for 10 minutes per day in regular clothes.... Is this going to optimize vitamin D?
About 20 minutes: daily w/ as little clothing as possible is recommended if ok w/your doc. Season of the year and location also matter. Best to get your D3 level checked by doc and supplement as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I had to wipe off a public toilet seat prior to using it. Is it possible for poop or urine substance to seep between the fingernails a give me an std?
No: This is not likely. Stds are called that primarily because they are transmitted by sexual contact and not casually. When patients have asked me whether they had gotten an std from a toilet seat my response has been that it was a strange place to be having sex. You are not going to get it from stool or urine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to leave NuvaRing in for 4 weeks and then take a break (no more than 7 days) OR change ring immediately to continue usage without a break?
Change immediately: I would recommend immediately in this case. ...Read more
Should be OK: I wouldn't do it every day, but a little soap in the form of a bath bomb shouldn't cause much harm. ...Read more
Is it harmful to sit in a hot steam room for about 10 to 15 minutes after each workout (about 5 times a week)?
If you drink a glass of water an hour before you go to bed will it dilute your first morning urine for a pregnancy test or will it be okay to use?
Not much!: But youigjt have to get up to go during the nigjt! ...Read more
Taking Citrafleet as bowel prep prior to colonoscopy. Is it ok to eat something light a few hours later since you took your first sachet before second?
Clear liquids only: You need your bowel free of any residue which means not eating any regular food for 24 hours before the colonoscopy. You can only have clear liquids which includes sodas, water, Tea/coffee(black only) pulp-free juices and jello, but stopping everything 4 hours before the procedure. ...Read more
Not excercise for few years. Doc oked to do it. Is 10 minutes a day eenough to start with? Then after a week 15 then another week 20? Male 22.
Would it be recommended to to take acne medication if i drink alcohol every once in a while later in the day?
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