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What do you wear for physiotherapy? Gym clothes or swimsuit?

What do you wear for physiotherapy?  Gym clothes or swimsuit?

Usually gym: Usually you could wear gym clothes if you are doing pt on land. Some pt is done in a pool and then obviously you would want a swimsuit. ...Read more

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Wearing extra clothes to lose weight?

Wearing extra clothes to lose weight?

Sweating really: Isn't a very effective way to go about losing weight. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Do i need to wear latex gloves when doing a prostate massage?

Do i need to wear latex gloves when doing a prostate massage?

Prostate massage: As a urologist, i can honestly say that i cannot recommend any form of self rectal exam or massage. If you are seeking relief from prostatitis symptoms, any form of ejaculation will give similar results. ...Read more

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Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Similar...: ...although the surface of the treadmill upon which you run is more forgiving to the joints than the concrete roads and walkways, and is more predictable than the uneven surfaces of trails or under grass. And with a treadmill, you control the hills. ...Read more

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Wearing heavy shoes make butt fat?

Wearing heavy shoes make butt fat?

No: Realistically, the fatty tissue that people have on their buttocks is more related to lifestyle(combination of diet and activity levels) and genetics. Shoes do make your "butt fat". ...Read more

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M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats,lunges,& exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats,lunges,& exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?

No, but...: It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter. So, ignore the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. ...Read more

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Could dawn dish soap burn your hands?

Could dawn dish soap burn your hands?

Unlikely: but the hot water that it is in might. ...Read more

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Tight fitting clothes when working out ok?

Tight fitting clothes when working out ok?

Preferably not.: Tight fitting clothes are not optimal for athletic activity - try loosely fitting clothes instead! ...Read more

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Sat in car body fluids on clothes, shoes then changed to clean clothes, shoes sat in car again would there be hepatitis or HIV be on clothes and shoes

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Sat in car body fluids on clothes, shoes then changed to clean clothes, shoes sat in car again would there be hepatitis or HIV be on clothes and shoes

Transmission of HIV: Hiv and hepatitis virus may be on the clothes contaminated by body fluids especially seminal fluids, but the transmission of these diseases can only occur if you have an open wound or transmitted sexually. Bleach solutions has the potential of killing these viruses. ...Read more

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Advice/tips/info about showers, hair, clothes, deodorant/body odor- gym hygiene etc. What machines should I use for first time members?

Advice/tips/info about showers, hair, clothes, deodorant/body odor- gym hygiene etc. What machines should I use for first time members?

Gym Shower Stalls: Consider every surface in the gym and on every piece of equipment as having some infectious disease. Therefore you should always dress for the part. This means that you should always wear at least a shirt and gym shorts never taking those off. When using the equipment make sure is it clean, and disinfected. Wear flops in the shower to prevent foot fungus, or shower with a small towel as a floor ma. ...Read more

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I alway wear supporter while doing bodybuilding , then why i got hernia?

I alway wear supporter while doing bodybuilding , then  why i got hernia?

Didn'tWearPreventer: Unfortunately, there is nothing you can wear to prevent a hernia. Most hernias develop due to "birth defects" or a hereditary weakness in one's tissues. Heavy lifting may accelerate the development of a hernia;, wearing a supporter will not offset this risk. ...Read more

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Doing home repairs myself now need protective eye wear?

Doing home repairs myself now need protective eye wear?

Good move: Any activity in which you are hammering, sawing, drilling, using pressure devices and working with anything that might fragment or fly through the air can cause eye injury. Use common sense and always wear protective eye glasses. ...Read more

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Will pushups situps and jogging make me fit?

Will pushups situps and jogging make me fit?

Good start.: It's certainly a good start to tone some muscle and burn some fat. As this routine gets a bit predictable, though, you may want to add some exercises or try some other cardiovascular method to mix it up and keep your motivation high. ...Read more

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Why do medical staff use latex gloves?

Why do medical staff use latex gloves?

Hygiene: Latex gloves are used to provide a barrier to keep the wearing from contaminating the patient and vice versa. It can also cut down the spread of infection. Most hospital staff such as food and cleaning also wear them to cut down risks. ...Read more

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Do latex gloves damage fingernails?

If there is allergy: Latex allergy is relatively uncommon (3-5% of the population) but for those affected it can cause different problems. It is possible to see problems with the finger nails, but you'd also expect to see skin changes elsewhere on the hands. It is also possible that with prolonged wear the increased moisture would promote fungal growth. Make sure you don't use artificial nails. They make things worse. ...Read more