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How Can I Protect My Kids From Falling Off Of The Top Bunk In Their Rooms
Not a podiatry ?: I would consider putting up rails.Get a more detailed answer ›
FENCE: Install a barrier between your property and the pool you are worried about. Ensure it's proper height and that slats are spaced close enough sonthat kids can't slip through. Install keyed locking gates and put those keys in a place that the children have no access to. Then, provide adequate supervision of the children so that they don't have the chance to sneak over and get in the pool. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How contaminated are the bottoms of shoes? If I walk through my house with shoes does that put my daughter in danger when she's crawling on the ground
How can I stop/reduce my face getting red as this happens all the time from talking to people or walking in the house from being outside in the cold?
Treatmt for flushing: Flushing can be treated with oral medications or a vascular laser. All things that warm up one's face, including hot showers, direct sunlight, spicy foods, hot drinks, alcohol, exercise and in some people social interactions, can cause the face to become flushed. Flushing can also be the initial stages of rosacea. ...Read more
Tamiflu (oseltamivir): The prescription Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is available through your kids physician & is commonly used as a preventative down to 1 year olds. Few other methods are helpful, the flu is contagious from the day before first symptoms, so containing it in a household is quite difficult. ...Read more
Is glow in the dark stickers bad for small children's eyes?, i intend to install them on the ceiling of children's room, my kids are 18 m and 5 yr.
Not a problem: The light intensity is very low from these and should pose no problem unless you make them so entertaining that they stay awake longer than you had hoped. ...Read more
You don't have to.: There are ways to join them that could allow you to be a part of what they are doing without going overboard yourself. If you are referring to more liquid than solid food calories, you have a good point. Your question seems to indicate you feel you may not have as good a time on a spring break as off of one. Explaining to them how you feel might help. You can do all things in moderation. ...Read more
I have energy saving bulbs in the top of the wall and iam siting on the bed and my legs are under the energy saving bulbs i will get cancer ?
Electricity & Cancer: Not likely. There is nothing that would warn humans from exposure to these common new light bulbs. ...Read more
I am thinking of starting up a child care in my home. How long do all those kids' germs survive on furniture and toys?
CHILD CARE: Having a child care facility demands that your place is always clean. If one child is sick, others get contaminated easily due to close contact while playing and air born infections. Sanitizers come handy and cleaning the whole place is a must! ...Read more
Hyperhydrosis . . .: Not an easy problem, for many people. Simple measure would be to first try Drysol--used to be prescription, now OTC, I believe. If this fails and the problem is severe, there is a prescription medication that you could try, but there are risks of side-effects, so please discuss with your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
I recently stayed at a friends house to where they were unknown that they had fleas in their extra room. How can I get rid of the swelling fast?
You can use: An over the counter steroid cream which would be effective at reducing the itching and swelling. Icing/compresses also work locally and avoid scratching the bite sites. Make sure you wash your clothes throughly in sterilization cycle and spray your linen to avoid eggs hatching. ...Read more
Bigger-footings: Foot-covers/adapters which you can purchase and attach to the "feet of your walker" to make the footing larger thus less likely to get stuck to the rug. It is a rather easy fix. Your walker seller/provider may have those! good luck. ...Read more
My apt building wont turn the airconditioning on till end of the month, its 82 degrees all the time, can that cause headaches and what can I do about i?
Stay hydrated: 82 is not excessively warm but be sure to drink plenty of fluids to remain hydrated. ...Read more
My dad often smokes in the living room and is there a chance that the chemicals can get into my room 7 yards away even though i close the door?
I hit my stomach on edge of the table and the other day I hit it on the handle of the chair I'm pregnant can me bumping into things hurt baby? 35weeks
No: You might bruise your skin, but otherwise only a very significant abdominal traums (auto accident, falling directly onto abdomen, falling down the stairs, etc) would be a real concern. And even then you would be amazed how the baby suffers no trauma. When you're pregnant its very common to bump into things, have children bump into you, etc. ...Read more
Haven't heard of any: Haven't heard of any way to get rid of split ends without trimming the hair. Don't know of any medicine or drugstore product that will get rid of split ends. ...Read more
My 6yr old lost some of her baby teeth and when they started coming out again some are coming out at the back of the other.What can I do?
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