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Which one amongst the three can be the most effective tool for severe indoor allergy : 1. Vaccum cleaner 2. De-humidifier 3. Good air purifier?

Which one amongst the three can be the most effective tool for severe indoor allergy :
1. Vaccum cleaner
2. De-humidifier
3. Good air purifier?

Depends: It depends on what allergens you are sensitive to. An Allergist can help figuring that out. As a general rule of thumb: -Vacuum with a HEPA filter: good for dust, animal dander, mold, and other allergens trapped in carpeting (getting rid of it is better) -De-humidifier: good for molds and dust mites -HEPA/UV purifier: molds, animal dander, pollen that comes in, and other irritants. ...Read more

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Do OTC vacuums help with ED caused my meds and prostatecomy?

Do OTC vacuums help with ED caused my meds and prostatecomy?

Maybe: The quality of otc vacuum erection devices may not be as good as the models by prescription. See your urologist. These may also be covered by insurance up to 80% if by prescription. ...Read more

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How do vacuum pumps work?

How do vacuum pumps work?

Vacuum phenomenon: By placing a tube over the penis and drawing negative pressure, blood is pulled into the penis's cavities and an erection occurs. A constricting band is deployed over the base of the penis trapping the blood and sustaining the erection. When no longer needed, the constricting band is removed and the penis should return to the flaccid state. Just physics. Hope not to leave you up in the air! ...Read more

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What is vacuum delivery?

What is vacuum delivery?

See below: Vacuum extractors have replaced forceps for many situations in which assistance is required to achieve vaginal delivery. Compared with metal-cup vacuum extractors, soft-cup devices are easier to use and cause fewer neonatal scalp injuries; however, they detach more frequently. Vacuum extractors can cause neonatal injury. These devices should be employed when indicated, usually for a nonreassuring. ...Read more

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How fast does the vacuum of space kill a person?

How fast does the vacuum of space kill a person?

Instantly: Enough nitrogen bubbles will form that the flow of blood in the vasculature is impeded. The eyeballs exploding and so forth, like in the movies, don't happen. A group of Soviet cosmonauts who were depressurized seem to have died peacefully. ...Read more

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If vacuuming carpet, should I take kids out of the room?

If vacuuming carpet, should I take kids out of the room?

Why?: No, you don't have to. If it's shooting out particles or dust, then the container/bag is full or the vacuum is clogged. ...Read more

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My baby got a cone head from the vacuum. Will she be ok?

My baby got a cone head from the vacuum. Will she be ok?

Usually OK: Vacuum assisted delivery can cause soft tissue swelling of a newborn's head, which usually resolves in the first few days of life. It is important that a pediatrician check your baby's head soon after delivery. ...Read more