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Doctor insights on: Getting Cold After Head Bath

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Can I get colds if I sleep even though my hair is still wet from bath?

Can I get colds if I sleep even though my hair is still wet from bath?

No.: A cold is caused from a virus which you get from being around another person with the cold virus. You cannot get a virus just by having wet hair or sleeping with wet hair. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get your baby/toddler's hair wet in the bath if they are sick? It is not cold outside.

Is it safe to get your baby/toddler's hair wet in the bath if they are sick? It is not cold outside.

Yes: Wet hair will not make a kid get sicker. It would be reasonable to towel them off and get it as dry as you can with a towel, but by all means, keeping the baby clean and in its normal routine helps them get well faster. ...Read more

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I've had a migraine for about a week now and since last night it feels like I dunked the top of my head in an ice bath. Not cold to the touch?

I've had a migraine for about a week now and since last night it feels like I dunked the top of my head in an ice bath. Not cold to the touch?

Can't be exact about: The cause of headaches because there are several major types, e.g., vascular, sinus, muscular, tension, etc.
Please see you doc so he/she can examine you and give you the proper treatment for the type of headache you have. Sorry you are dealing w/this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I take a bath I get all light headed and dizzy?

When I take a bath I get all light headed and dizzy?

Dizzy when bathing: Avoid really hot baths which may cause the skin blood vessels to dilate and cause less blood to go to the brain. Prolonged hot bath may also lead to more sweating and therefore dehydration. ...Read more

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When I pull my foreskin back in the bath when its softed it ok till I get hard and my head got purple and feels like it burning any anwsers?

When I pull my foreskin back in the bath when its softed it ok till I get hard and my head got purple and feels like it burning any anwsers?

Maybe phimosis?: You may have a condition called phimosis--the foreskin is too tight forming a ring around the head (glans penis) during an erection. Because it isa too tight, blood does not circulate normally and thus can cause symptoms you mentioned. This is treatable. I recommend seeing doc for eval.
Good luck. ...Read more

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My 8mo baby takes a bath sitting, and when I rinse, I pour water from her head. Is it fine? Wont the water get inside her ears?

My 8mo baby takes a bath sitting, and when I rinse, I pour water from her head. Is it fine? Wont the water get inside her ears?

Won't hurt...: If you are concerned, you should help minimize getting water in her ear by shielding it and pouring the water more on that side of her head, and then do the same thing on the opposite side of her head protecting her other ear. Even if she gets some water in her ear, it will eventually drain out and dry. ...Read more

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My little brother always get lightheaded/dizziness (spinning) everytime his head/hair is wet. Usually after taking a bath. What might that be?

Vertigo: You describe symptoms of vertigo. This can be from decreased blood flow to the balance center of the brain or to a disorder in the ears. If it is temporary and very directly related to the wet head, it may be a vagal reaction that causes decrease in output of the heart that is temporary and benign. Be sure he lies down, dries off, before getting up and running around. He needs a good checkup. ...Read more

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I get running nose, continuous sneezes everytime I take head bath or eat yogurt, what might be the cause, what kind of cautions should I take? Thanks

I get running nose, continuous sneezes everytime I take head bath or eat yogurt, what might be the cause, what kind of cautions should I take? Thanks

Rhinitis: Since there is no other detail (age etc) given, it is difficult to provide you an answer. If eating yogurt causes you to sneeze, avoidance is the only answer. Consider consulting an allergist if you are bothered enough. ...Read more

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Why do my muscles feel tight and I get tingling sensation in my head after the bath I am going to the doc soon I just want to know causes for this?

Could be a couple th: A few things could cause this a mineral or electrolyte imbalance or could simply be from being in the hot wet water for too long keep your appointment with the physician to evaluate. Also if you're on a diuretic or sometimes other medications could cause this symptom ...Read more

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If you take a hot bath and your skin starts to get red blotches all over is that bad? Or is it normal?

If you take a hot bath and your skin starts to get red blotches all over is that bad? Or is it normal?

Not bad: Red blotches are normal skin's reaction to warm water (should disappear within minutes to hours) but if pus starts to appear you need to see your dr for antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have to keep going to the bath room. My bowels keep moving and its not thin its kinda hard for me to so it. I get salava in my mouth and feel like i?

I have to keep going to the bath room. My bowels keep moving and its not thin its kinda hard for me to so it. I get salava in my mouth and feel like i?

Impacted: If you are having frequent hard stools, you are probably not completely emptying your rectum. You may need to take a laxative to clear your lower colon and rectum to reestablish a normal bowel routine. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) might be agood choice. Take it in either the evening before bed or before breakfast. Go to the toilet after breakfast to try to get on a schedule. Any change in bm may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I get itchy skin whenever I get hot, like a bath or when I do exercise. What could this be?

I get itchy skin whenever I get hot, like a bath or when I do exercise. What could this be?

Cholinergic hives: Likely cholinergic urticaria/hives, see a doctor for possible treatment options (such as antihistamines). ...Read more

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Hello I just want to inquire about my this problem when ever I am taking bath or in the morning I am feeling my mouth get stuck up can not eat, what?

Hello I just want to inquire about my this problem when ever I am taking bath or in the morning I am feeling my mouth get stuck up can not eat, what?

Dehydration: Sounds like you are not drinking enough water. Do you also have a dry mouth? Do you make enough saliva? Get a consultation with a dentist or ear, nose ; throat specialist to rule out a problem with your salivary glands if you think you drink enough water. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of flaky skin? Bubble bath?

How do I get rid of flaky skin? Bubble bath?

No: Bubble baths are notorious for drying your skin out as the contain many chemicals.
Watch your diet, maintain good hydration with water and apply moisturizer liberally and frequently.
The best moisturizer is the one your skin likes! ...Read more