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Are warm showers as therapeutic as hot showers because really hot showers make me feel suffocated?
Yes: Really hot showers can actually be dangerous if you are pregnant or have blood pressure problems. They can cause your skin blood vessels to dilate to try and cool you down. This will divert blood from your brain to your skin and can make you dizzy to the extent that you might faint. The main therapeutic effects of hot showers are that they make you feel better, so do what works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: If your neuropathy is severe, you may not feel heat well, and are at risk for burn injury. Interestingly, the sensation of cold may be related to lower foot temperature (when you reach down your foot is actually cold to touch) or your nerves misfiring a cold signal to your brain (your feet are not as cold on the outside as they feel on the inside). Warming devices also do not help the latter. ...Read more
I wear ice pack vest and neck wrap when exercising or going outside in warm weater due to heat hives. any health precautions from this?
Have mild-moderate Overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. OK to wear stabilizing athletic sneakers without orthotics?Same support?
Not as supportive: It is okay to wear athletic shoes without orthotics, but you will not get the same level of support for your arch. Custom orthotics conform to your arch and can help limit excessive pronation. The best combination for support is to wear custom orthotics with a stable athletic shoe. This becomes even more important if you participate in high-impact activities like running. ...Read more
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
Ok to wear tape,wrap,brace,etc. for flat feet/overpronation when not wearing orthotics w shoes? What kind 2 wear? Can wear too much?
A few issues: A few things to consider: they should be comfortable, certainly; have a good "tread"along a fall unlikely; finally, it would be best if they can be put on and off easily. What I mean by that is that you don't want initially to have to bend over real far to put on or toe your shoe as there is a risk of hip dislocation peri operatively if you lean over too far at the waist. ...Read more
65 year old female have lots of cough+asthma+feel cold & wear woollen cloth in hot weather+lose sudden weight?
Asthma: It is best that you get examined by your pcp pretty soon. ...Read more
Warm: Hot showers can cause too much vasodilitation and fainting. ...Read more
Pls help. I feel unsually cold at winter and unusually hot at summer. Now wear a coat when everybody is wearing jackets. Sometimes diclofenac helps?
Possibilities first : Ask your physician to check your thyroid.You also need a general medical examination ...Read more
Drink it anyway you: Want it, just drink it. Hot water may make you vomit. ...Read more
Wear orthotics 4 overpronation, flat feet & bunion. Wearing orthotics while sitting for large amounts of time beneficial?
Hips down to feet ache/hurt/swollen ankles. Wear mild compression socks to knees. Remove socks about 1-2 hrs symptoms start. Help!!
Maybe: Blood clots are possible and could just be swollen and painful. Best advice is get examined please at the emergency room for an ultrasound. Good luck ...Read more
Possibly: Yes, especially if you have preexisting knee issues. ...Read more